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Bergschluchtenpfad Ehrenburg

Hiking along the Mosel-Traumpfad Bergschluchtenpfad Ehrenburg (Ehrenburg Mountain Canyon Trail)

Through stunning landscapes on the steep slopes of the Mosel, deep canyons, along bubbling brooks, plunge into the Middle Ages at the wildly romantic Ehrenburg Castle, crowned with spectacular views of the Mosel and the Mosel valley.


The Mountain Canyon Trail begins in Brodenbach and first leads the hiker into the "Brodenbachtal" (Brodenbach valley). Lined by steep escarpments, the trail continues uphill along narrow paths to be rewarded with spectacular views. The passage that follows through the Mosel escarpment leads to a refuge hut, where the river Mosel lies at the hiker’s feet. The next target is to conquer and go round the Schafberg mountain, from where there is a panoramic view over the entire region. Traversing the long mountain, the path goes first to Nörtershausen and then into the Brodenbach valley.

The unspoilt nature, the steep rocks and secret caves, as well as the Donnerloch with its change between rocks and bubbling water put a spell on the hiker. After leaving the valley, the mighty Ehrenburg mountain is the next target. Defiantly, Ehrenburg castle dominates perched on a rocky ledge high over the Ehrbach Crest and creates a real “medieval feeling”. Before arriving at the castle bridge, the trail goes through the unspoilt Ehrenbach valley, initially downhill, before a last climb up the final passage along the “Sonnenringpfad” leads directly into a steep slope in the direction of the Mosel valley. A narrow serpentine path turns and twists downhill to Ehrenmal, from where there is a last view of the Mosel. Having arrived at Brodenbach, the trail returns to its starting point.

Highlights at Traumpfad

  • Rock trough Donnerloch
  • Teufelslay mountain
  • Panorama view from the Schafberg
  • Nörtershausen plateau
  • Wild romantic Ehrenburg Castle

Information about Traumpfad "Bergschluchtenpfad Ehrenburg"


18,6 km


879 m


5:30 hours



How to get there
Further access
Public transport
  • B 49 along the Moselle to Brodenbach
  • A 61 Exit Waldesch over L207 to Moselle
  • 56332 Brodenbach (Salzwiese 7)
56332 Brodenbach close to police station (Niederbach 1)
56332 Brodenbach, car park Ehrenburg
56332 Brodenbach (Salzwiese 7)
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Destination Stop:
Brodenbach, Niederbach
  • Linie 31 Koblenz Hbf – Burgen (Mosel)


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