The Westerwald is a low mountain range on the right bank of the river Rhine in the German federal states of Rhineland-Palatinate, Hesse and North Rhine-Westphalia. It is a part of the Rhenish Massif . Its highest elevation, at 657 m above sea level, is the Fuchskaute in the High Westerwald.
Tourist attractions include the Dornburg , site of some Celtic ruins from La Tène times , found in the community of the same name, and Limburg an der Lahn, a town with a mediaeval centre.
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