The Rhine-Mosel-Eifel country entices you to go on a hike. A network of dream trails penetrates the region and invites you to discover the magnificent countryside with its multitude of natural monuments and cultural beauty. 26 circular hiking trails, each in the form of a day excursion, lead through thick forest and volcanic countryside, over high plateaus and steep vineyard hills, past mediaeval castles and fortresses and present spectacular views over the Rhine and Mosel valleys.
Romantic Rhine countryside
The romantic hiking countryside along the Rhine is captivating: steep mountain slopes with jagged rocks and extensive vineyards, pathways winding through dense forests and sleepy meadows along the mighty Rhine river – sections of which are recognised as UNESCO World Heritage – carry the hiker into another world.
Along the river’s meandering course
Lined by sun-drenched vineyard terraces and steep slate covered slopes, the River Mosel meanders through many loops through pristine countryside. The traditional Riesling grows here and can be tasted during a break in one of the many small wineries and vintners’ cottages selling the wine.
Through volcanic landscape
Once covered by glowing lava, the East Eifel is today green and fertile countryside. Nature lovers call it endearingly “the green heart of Europe”. But primarily, a hike through East Eifel is an exciting trip into times long gone by: