Detours in time and space.
The Moselsteig Trail is extremely varied and changeable along this stretch, yet also offers a number of short detours worth making: for example, one leads to a gushing waterfall in the Dortebach Valley nature reserve with its exotic micro-climate and another to one of the many places offering refreshments in the idyllic wine-producing villages along the trail. The Martberg Archaeological Park, which lies directly on the trail, takes you on a journey back in time to the authentically reconstructed buildings of the former Celtic-Roman Mountain Sanctuary. The countryside along this section of the trail also has a lot to offer hikers: the trail passes through wonderful high-level woodland, through vineyards and along river valleys until finally reaching its destination in Treis-Karden.
This section can be split into two or three shorter sections thanks to the excellent rail connections. The railway stations in Klotten and Pommern are situated directly on the Moselsteig Trail.
Tip for families: The Moselsteig Trail section of Cochem to Klotten is perfect for a family tour! You can take the chairlift (no pram transport) for the ascent in Cochem to the Pinnerkreuz. Continuing towards Klotten, the Moselsteig Trail leads directly to the Klotten Wildlife and Leisure Park (open from April to October). From here, the Moselsteig Trail continues leisurely to Klotten. The tour ends at the local railway station and a short train ride takes you back to Cochem. The tour is 7 km long (from Cochem railway station to Klotten railway station, 6.8 km from Cochem chairlift to Klotten railway station). Cochem is home to the Reichsburg, an indoor wave pool / adventure pool with own kids landscape and offers lots of exciting activities for children, including a boat trip on the Moselle.
Kordelweg 1, 54470 Bernkastel-Kues; Phone: +49 (6531) / 97330
Tourist information office Cochem
Endertplatz 1, 56812 Cochem; Phone: +49 (2671) / 60040
Tourist information office Treis-Karden
St.-Castor-Straße 87, 56253 Treis-Karden, OT Karden; Phone: +49 (2672) / 9157700
Starting point: Cochem via the B 49
Destination: Treis-Karden via the B 49 or the B 416
Cochem: There is a charge for most of the parking spaces in Cochem. There is a large car park behind the railway station.
Treis-Karden: There is a car park close to the railway station.