Climbing pleasure on the Moselle in the famous vineyard Erdener Treppchen.
The "Erdener Kletterweg" is divided into three levels of difficulty. You can choose between the green (2.9 km), the yellow (3.8 km) or the red (4.3 km) route. The respective colours are signposted throughout. On all trails you have magnificent views over the Moselle valley, a colourful variety of flora and fauna as well as small climbing units on the more demanding routes.
Insights into the hiking tour:
An "alpine" experience: the route of the climbing path leads through the top vineyards "Erdener Treppchen" and "Prälat". Old vineyard paths and ladders lead to rocky outcrops and vineyard terraces. The effort ist rewarded with magnificent views over the Moselle valley and a particularly colourful variety of flora and fauna. On the are benches and tables for resting. You can stop for a bite to eat afterwards in restaurants or inns (also winegrowers) in Erden.
Safety informationA good head for heights and sure footedness are necessary.
Tips and hints
Phone: (0049) 6531/50019-0
Tourist office Erden
Phone: (0049) 6532-2549
Getting thereComing from Bernkastel, continue on the B53, past Graach on the Moselle, through Zeltingen. Cross the bridge, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit, direction: Kloster Machern, past Kloster Machern: Arrive at the roman wine press Erden.
ParkingFree parking at the Roman wine press Erden as well as at the roundabout at the bridge road in Lösnich
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EquipmentSolid shoes are recommended
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.