Hike around a historical ski jump, which was built at the end of the 18th century. Hardly any gradients, on the way you are on field paths and trails
Short (5.5 km), but very scenic hike high above the wine village of Graach. The Graach redoubts are fortifications built by the Prussian army above Graach in 1794 to fend off the French revolutionary armies. After the Prussians withdrew, French troops occupied the site and by 1797 had expanded it into a larger fortress, Mont National, with the aim of housing 120,000 soldiers and 150 cannons. With the peace of Campo Formio the work was stopped. Today, the Graacher Schanzenweg leads over the remaining remains of the site and offers beautiful views of the Moselle valley.Insights into the hiking tour:There is a lot to see along the way - the trail passes the Maria Zill vantage point, the "Iron Wine List" rest stop, the construction project of the B50 new road and the Graacher Schanzen.You can stop for a bite to eat at the "Weinschenke mit Herz", a wine tavern high above the river Moses.
Before that, e.g. in Bernkastel-Kues, go shopping for rucksacks and then take a break at the refuge "Maria Zill": here the view of the Moselle is simply magnificent!
Updated: July 07, 2020
Getting thereComing from the B 53, through the wine village of Graach and the vineyards up to the "Graacher Schäferei", high above the Moselle.
ParkingGraacher Schäferei, Parkplatz "An der Traveer Ruh"
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EquipmentSturdy shoes (hiking or trekking shoes) and rucksack food.
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.