Saar-Hunsrück Climb – where’s there’s room for discovering, time for relaxing, landscapes for the enjoying! Hike the premium long-distance trail from the baroque garden to the palace garden. From open meadows of fruit trees to steep vineyards. From nature spectacles to Roman monumental structures. From ancient rocks into Germany’s oldest city. And always through our fascinating low mountain landscape with its manifold panoramas and paths.
What you can expect
Medium difficult hike of the highest standard. Trekking passages, level stretches. Good condition required for the greater elevation differences.
How you'll live
Hiker-friendly hotels / boarding houses (pensions) / guest houses / country inns (some transfers to / from the hiking trail)
10 x overnight stays in rooms with shower/WC
10 x fortifying hiker's breakfast
9 x box lunches
1 x accordion-fold hiking map “Saar-Hunsrück-Steig” (1:25.000) 1 per group
The trail leads through the wine village of Perl on to the nature preserve Hammelsberg and past the Roman villa in Borg to Hellendorf.
(Eft-)Hellendorf - Mettlach
about 19 km
Over winding paths to the imposing panorama from the lookout Cloef above the Saar Bend. From there, across brooks and stone formations into the ceramic town of Mettlach.
Mettlach - Britten
about 13 km
Through the valley of the rippling Saarhölz Brook and over broad mountain meadows to Britten.
Britten - Losheim
about 11 km
Through endless meadows to the ascent over the Rotenbach Valley and to the idyllic Losheim See
Losheim - Weiskirchen
about 18 km
Grand panoramas and steep, stony climbs and descents through an impressive rocky landscape to the Weiskirchen spa.
Weiskirchen - Grimburg
about 19 km
Through extensive forests, partly with original growth, on to the hill meadows of the Hochwald. Then across the deeply cut Wadrill to the Grimburg hilltop castle.
Grimburg - Kell am See
about 12 km
From the Wadrill Valley to the Keller Steg through dark Hunsrück forests up to the heights near Kell am See.
Kell - Riveris
about 21 km
On the corduroy road across the Weyrichsbruch bog with its unique bog flora and through the Osburg Hochwald. Then across the heights near Bonerath with lovely scenic panoramas and past the Riveris Valley Resevoir into the wine landscape of the Ruwer Valley.
Riveris - Trier
about 20 km
Enjoy the grand finale on the hike to Trier, into the city with eight UNESCO World Heritage sites: Porta Nigra, Amphitheater, Imperial Baths, Barbara Baths, Cathedral, Church of Our Lady, Roman Imperial Throne Room (Basilika), and Roman Bridge.