The roads the follow the river are collectively signed as the Lahn-Ferien-Straße.
The lower section is navigable for river ships with locks along the way. A large part can be traveled by small motor boats.
As well as the stunning scenery there are 300 castles, fortresses, churches and other fortified building.
The valley is a popular place for hiking, cycling and canoeing. The lower and middle sections of the river can also be used by small motor boats.
- Lahnhöhenweg (marker as white L on black background.). A 295km hiking route that runs above both sides of the river valley. The left bank route is also part of the Lahn-Camino pilgrim way a section of the Camino de Santiago (Jakobsweg, Way of St. James) pilgrimage route through Europe.
- Lahnwanderweg. 65km long marker walking route
- Lahntalradweg. 278km marked cycle route
- Ruppertsklamm. A fun scrabble up rocks in a narrow ravine.
Lahtotal, Sunday in July when the roads are car free.
The local Lahntal wines are Lahntal as Middle Rhine wines.
As wells as hotels in towns there are a number of camping and caravan sites next to the river along the valley.
- Campingplatz Runkel, Auf Ahl 1, near Lahnstein, ☏ .
- Camping Wolfsmühle, Hohenrhein 79, 56112 Lahnstein, ☏ .