On the "Moselsteig Seitensprung" the path goes up and down into the Hunsrück and back again to the Moselle!
Insights into the hiking tour:
The "Moselsteig Seitensprung" is named after the city's heraldic animal, the bear. It starts in Bernkastel and leads back to the city n a 6.5 km loop. The hiking trail offers hikers great views of the Moselle town and its castle Landshut. Mostly on narrow, unspoilt paths, you climb up through the shady "Kallenfels"-valley to a height of around 400 metres above sea level. Past an old burial mound, you can admire views of the Hunsrück and Eifel mountain ranges from a spacious meadow area.
There are no places to stop for refreshments along the way, so don't forget to pack your rucksack. At the beginning or end of the tour there are numerous hiker-friendly places to stop in Bernkastel-Kues.
Safety informationThe path through the "Kallenfels"-valley is also used by mountain bikers.
Tips and hints
Phone: (0049) 6531/500190
Getting thereFrom the motorway junction Wittlich (A1, A60) onto the federal road B 50 / E 42, arrival in Bernkastel-Kues in about 20 minutes.
ParkingParking spaces at the banks of the Moselle in Bernkastel and Kues. At the Tourist Information (MGZ, Gestade 6), there are 3-day parking tickets for 5 euros or monthly parking tickets for 10 euros.
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