Duration: 8 days 7 nights | Stage tour: Trier to Bernkastel-Kues
Fitness level: high | Experience: pleasure & wine, Moselsteig & Co.
Start: Mon Wed Thu Sun | Execution: private self guided | Luggage transport: optional
Hiking trail: Moselsteig stages 05 to 10, Trier - Schweich - Mehring - Leiwen - Neumagen-Dhron - Osann-Monzel - Bernkastel-Kues
You hike along the Moselsteig Trail from the Roman city of Trier through beech and spruce forests and over steep cliffs to medieval Bernkastel-Kues. You will be rewarded with fascinating views along the way.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO TRIER
At the beginning of your hiking holiday you will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine at the lively main market in Trier on the Moselle.
DAY 2: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 05 | FROM TRIER TO SCHWEICH | 19 KM | Ø 5 HOURS
Your first Moselsteig Trail stage leads over steep rocky paths with a wonderful view of the picturesque Moselle valley. The path leads you down into the Kylltal, then up over a crossroad to Schweich.
DAY 3: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 06 | SCHWEICH TO MEHRING | 12 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
Uphill and downhill, rewarded with fantastic views, on the third day of your hiking holiday you reach the Huxlay plateau over the Mehringer Berg. At the wine village of Mehring you leave the Moselsteig Trail and in the evening you can enjoy a glass of wine here.
DAY 4: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 07 | FROM MEHRING TO LEIWEN | 15 KM | Ø 4.5 HOURS
The third day on the Moselsteig Trail goes over a via ferrata to the Knüppchen Chamber and on to the famous Fünfseenblick. Downhill through forest and vineyards you reach Leiwen.
DAY 5: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 08 | LEIWEN TO NEUMAGEN-DHRON | 14 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
The Moselsteig leads you past a game reserve and over the Zummethöhe. From there you have a fantastic view of the Moselle loop near Trittenheim. In Neumagen-Dhron you can see a replica of a Roman wine ship, the Stella Noviomagi, while you can enjoy your dinner.
DAY 6: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 09 | NEUMAGEN-DHRON TO OSANN-MONZEL | 19 KM | Ø 5.5 HOURS
Through the picturesque Two Creek Valley you get to Piesport, where you can relax in an ostrich tavern directly on the banks of the Moselle. The Moselsteig Trail leads you to a Roman Sauerbrunnen, now a relaxing treading pool for tired feet. You stay overnight in Kesten or Osann-Monzel.
DAY 7: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 10 | OSANN-MONZEL TO BERNKASTEL-KUES | 16 KM | Ø 4.5 HOURS
The Moselsteig Trail runs past rocky cliffs with layers of slate and along well-known vineyards. After a steady climb you will reach Landshut Castle in Bernkastel-Kues, which offers great views of narrow streets and houses in the city. Round off the day in the "cylinder house" restaurant with an enjoyable dinner.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE FROM BERNKASTEL-KUES
Exhausted, but with many new memories of an enjoyable hiking holiday, you start your journey home.
Program changes reserved