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From Kondelwald to the Alfbach

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    Photo: Bruno Kihm, Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv
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The path leads us around the Springiersbach monastery at some distance. This gives us the opportunity to see it from three points of the compass.
moderate
Distance 13.8 km
4:15 h
417 m
417 m
321 m
126 m
Varied hike over very good, paved paths. We walk through the forest, but also explore the Alfbach and part of the village of Bengel.  The good paths make this hike possible in all weathers. It is also possible to start the tour from / to the train station in Bengel, so that the arrival / departure is also possible by public transport.

Author’s recommendation

In Bengel we pass the parish church of St. Quirinus, the so-called "Alftal Dom". 
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Bruno Kihm
Update: October 01, 2021
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Highest point
321 m
Lowest point
126 m
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Start

Springiersbach (164 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.025249, 7.069127
DMS
50°01'30.9"N 7°04'08.9"E
UTM
32U 361696 5543224
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Destination

Springiersbach

Turn-by-turn directions

We start our hike in Springiersbach at the car park opposite the monastery church. From here we go left past the church and the monastery shop and then right under the archway. Now we go straight up an incline. From here on we are on the "Kondelwaldweg", which is well signposted with white signs with a black "K". After about 200 m, we have another beautiful view of the monastery. We continue to follow the Kondelwaldweg steadily uphill. At the top, you can see in the direction of the Moselle mountains as far as the Zell Barl industrial estate. Now we go downhill until we reach the K35. Here we turn right and walk about 100m to the cycle path on the B49. We follow this to the left for about 50m, cross the B49 and follow the L105 in the direction of Reil. Behind the railway subway, we turn right onto the field path and follow it uphill to the next junction. Then we follow the path to the left towards the forest. At the first crossroads, we meet the Kondelwaldweg again, onto which we turn right. At the next junction, we leave the Kondelwaldweg again and turn right into the forest path. This now leads us over a length of approx. 4 km at a constant altitude around some valleys through the forest. From here you have several beautiful views of Bengel, the Wittlicher Senke to the Neuerburger Kopf and Springiersbach. At the end of the path, we keep to the right and meet the K135 after about 500m. Follow this uphill to the next hairpin bend. There we turn right into the forest path and follow it until we meet hiking trail 4 (white sign with black 4). On this path we now go permanently downhill until we reach Bengel. On the K135, we turn left, go right under the subway after about 200m, then pass the Sauerbrunnen on the left and then change to the field path on the right, where we pass the water treading facility. After about 200m, you reach the Alfbach stream, which you cross and then turn right directly after the bridge onto the path along the river bank. This takes us past the "Rausch", a weir, to the Moselstraße. Follow this to the left and you will reach the centre of Bengel with the "Alten Gasthaus Pütz" and the Anatolia Döner, where you can get something to eat (note opening times). The path then leads past the "Alftal-Dom", the parish church of St. Quirinus, to the left into Lindenstraße. After a few metres, the path continues to the right through a garden area. We follow this path up to the heights, where we turn left at the end of the path into the field path. Follow it uphill to the next crossroads. We then keep to the right. Here, on the heights above Bengel, we have a beautiful view of Bengel and later again of Springiersbach. We stay on the path, past Springiersbacher Hof, until we meet the road to Springiersbach. This then brings us back to the starting point of our tour, the car park at the monastery church, after about 300m on the left. Those who are still hungry or thirsty can quench their thirst at the "Christe Paul" café, which is located directly at the car park.

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

By train to Bengel station. Trains leave every hour from Koblenz or TrierThe tour then starts at the subway on the K135.

Getting there

by car to Springiersbach

Parking

In the car park opposite the monastery church

Coordinates

DD
50.025249, 7.069127
DMS
50°01'30.9"N 7°04'08.9"E
UTM
32U 361696 5543224
w3w 
///clunked.princesses.journalists
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Frank Lebenstedt
May 04, 2021 · Community
Eine Rundwanderung auf guten Wegen, jedoch leider mit nur ganz wenigen Eindrücken und Ausblicken.
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When did you do this route? May 02, 2021

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.8 km
Duration
4:15 h
Ascent
417 m
Descent
417 m
Highest point
321 m
Lowest point
126 m
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