Moselsteig trail


The Moselsteig Trail. Surprising. Challenging. Thrilling.

Spanning a total of 365 kilometres, the Moselsteig Trail is not only one of the longest, but also one of the most diverse quality long-distance hiking trails in Germany: surprising diversity, challenging in its length and thrilling by nature. 

Diverse experiences await the hiker on 24 legs, each of entirely different character. They lead through forests, vineyards, along the banks of the Moselle, as well as along slope edges with magnificent views. They thrill with their closeness to nature and rich cultural history. The many viewing points ensure memorable views. And if that's not enough, there are interesting excursions in the immediate vicinity on the Moselsteig trail’s certified partner circular hiking trails, side trails and Moselle ‘dream paths’ and ‘dream path’ excursions.

characteristics

Moselsteig trail
medium
140:00 h
347,9 km
9140 m
9300 m

Moselsteig Trail Stage 01: Perl – Palzem

hard

23,8 km

7:00 h
Hiking in one of the best neighbourhoods.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 02: Palzem – Nittel

medium

16,4 km

4:30 h
Variations on the Upper Moselle.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 03: Nittel – Konz

hard

22,5 km

6:30 h
Rocks and fields between the Saar and Moselle.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 04: Konz – Trier

medium

21,1 km

6:00 h
In the footsteps of the Romans.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 05: Trier – Schweich

medium

19,9 km

5:00 h
From the Roman city to the Roman Wine Route  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 06: Schweich – Mehring

medium

12,3 km

4:00 h
Sporting views over the Moselle Valley.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 07: Mehring – Leiwen

hard

14,5 km

4:10 h
Onwards to woodland and distant vistas.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 08: Leiwen – Neumagen-Dhron

easy

14,1 km

4:00 h
Finding nature.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 09: Neumagen-Dhron – Kesten/Osann-Monzel

medium

18,1 km

5:00 h
Wine routes  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 10: Kesten/Osann-Monzel – Bernkastel-Kues

medium

14,7 km

4:00 h
Back to the Middle Ages through expansive open countryside.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 11: Bernkastel-Kues – Ürzig

medium

17,0 km

5:30 h
Of vineyards, forests and rare fruit.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 12: Ürzig – Traben-Trarbach

medium

15,1 km

5:00 h
Of Art Nouveau and royal builders.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 13: Traben-Trarbach – Reil

medium

15,2 km

5:00 h
Deep and distant views  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 14: Reil – Zell (Moselle)

easy

12,4 km

3:30 h
'Cannon's Railway' and the Black Cat.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 15: Zell (Moselle) – Neef

hard

19,9 km

6:00 h
Looking forwards – and backwards.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 16: Neef – Ediger-Eller

medium

11,4 km

4:00 h
Through the steepest vineyards to reach the loveliest views.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 17: Ediger-Eller – Beilstein

medium

16,0 km

5:00 h
Of Roman tombs and fairytale villages.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 18: Beilstein – Cochem

medium

13,5 km

4:00 h
In the footsteps of the vintners who cultivate the steeper slopes.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 19: Cochem – Treis-Karden

hard

23,9 km

8:30 h
Detours in time and space.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 20: Treis-Karden – Moselkern

hard

13,6 km

4:30 h
From cathedrals to castles.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 21: Moselkern – Löf

medium

13,8 km

4:00 h
Heady heights and deep down into the valley.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 22: Löf – Kobern-Gondorf

hard

13,7 km

4:30 h
Of plateaus and forest elephants.  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 23: Kobern-Gondorf – Winningen

hard

13,9 km

5:30 h
Seeking out the mysterious "Tatzelwurm".  

Moselsteig Trail Stage 24: Winningen – Koblenz

easy

15,3 km

4:00 h
At the finish. At the start.  



source Mosel. Faszination Urlaub · author: Mosellandtouristik GmbH

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