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Monzeler Hüttenkopfweg

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  • Startpunkt Bürgerhaus Monzel
    / Startpunkt Bürgerhaus Monzel
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  • / Monzel und das Moseltal
    Photo: Tourist-Information Osann-Monzel
  • / Ausblick auf den Monzeler Hüttenkopf
    Photo: Tourist-Information Osann-Monzel
  • / Natur pur - Waldabschnitt entlang der Strecke
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  • / Ausblick entlang der Strecke aufs Moseltal
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  • / Wald- und Wiesenlandschaft
    Photo: Lisa Willems, Ferienland Bernkastel-Kues
  • / Kirche Sankt Nikolaus in Monzel
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  • / Weintrauben entlang des Weges
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  • / Insektenhotel an der Ruheinsel
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  • / Ruheinsel bei Monzel mit herrlicher Aussicht
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  • / Aussicht von der Ruheinsel
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  • / Blick von Monzel auf Kesten
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  • / Beschilderung am Wegesrand
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The hiking trail starts in the wine village Osann-Monzel, which is situated in a high valley 80m above the Moselle. Due to the special location of the village, a variety of views await the hiker.
easy
7.4 km
1:40 h
254 m
254 m
Starting point of the hike is the wine village Osann-Monzel. Its old winegrowers' houses and pretty half-timbered houses in the winding alleys are characteristic of this village.Insights into the hiking tour:The starting point Osann-Monzel is located between the mountains Hüttenkopf and Rosenberg, in a side valley of the Moselle, through which a river loop of the Moselle ran millions of years ago. Later, the Moselle has dug a more direct course through the Rhenish Slate Mountains. From the Monzeler Hüttenkopfweg you get a good idea of this geological development. In these old river valleys and on the slopes of their circulating mountains, as well as on the present course of the river itself, viticulture is successfully practised. The Monzeler Hüttenkopf is with 423.4 m above sea level the second highest elevation of the Moselle mountains. A shady forest path leads up.There are no stops along the way, but many nice places to rest.

Author’s recommendation

At the end of the tour, make a small stop at the island of rest and enjoy the magnificent view of the Moselle valley from the sensory bench.
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Author
Lisa Willems 
Updated: November 05, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Landscape
Highest point
416 m
Lowest point
193 m
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Safety information

No special safety instructions

Tips, hints and links

Ferienland Bernkastel-Kues
Gestade 6
54470 Bernkastel-Kues
Phone: (0049) 6531/50019-0

https://en.bernkastel.de/

info@bernkastel.de

Tourist information Osann-Monzel
Weinbergstraße 1
54518 Osann-Monzel
Phone: (0049) 6535/949284
www.osann-monzel.de

Start

community centre, Brunnenstraße 3, 54518 Osann-Monzel (241 m)
Coordinates:
DD
49.913778, 6.944244
DMS
49°54'49.6"N 6°56'39.3"E
UTM
32U 352411 5531070
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Destination

community centre, Brunnenstraße 3, 54518 Osann-Monzel

Turn-by-turn directions

The start is at the Monzel community centre. First you continue along Brunnenstraße until you reach the crossing with Hüttenkopfstraße. There you turn left towards meadows and forest. Through orchards you continue parallel to the edge of the forest. You enter the forest and follow forest paths up to the Monzeler Hüttenkopf. Below the second highest elevation of all the Moselle mountains (423.4 m above sea level) you pass a large clearing, which offers views of the district town of Wittlich and the Wittlicher Senke. The summit itself, however, is forested. Downhill you follow an old cattle drive above an abandoned quarry. Over tree roots this narrow path leads you downhill and crosses a forest path. Then you walk over a meadow orchard into the vineyards, where a beautiful view of the Moselle valley opens up.  You descend through the vineyards to the outskirts of Monzel and then make a small detour to an island of peace above the village church of St. Nicholas.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

 www.moselbahn.de, www.vrt-info.de, www.bahn.de

Bernkastel-Kues: Taxi Edringer: (0049) 6531 - 8149, Taxi Priwitzer: (0049) 6531 - 96970, Taxi Reitz: (0049) 6531 - 6455

Getting there

Coming from Bernkastel over the bridge to Kues. Then follow the L47 towards Trier until after Lieser. Turn right there to stay on the L47 and follow the road to Osann-Monzel.

Parking

Parking facilities in the village

Coordinates

DD
49.913778, 6.944244
DMS
49°54'49.6"N 6°56'39.3"E
UTM
32U 352411 5531070
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

WanderGuide - the hiking guide in the Bernkastel-Kues holiday region. With description and map. Only available in german. 

Author’s map recommendations

WanderGuide - the hiking guide in the Bernkastel-Kues holiday region. With description and map. Only available in german. 

Equipment

Sturdy shoes are recommended

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Reviews

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Monika Schäfer-Egner
January 06, 2021 · Community
Wanderung mit Weitblick, Die Wanderung führt bergauf durch Wald und Wiesen,oben angekommen hat man auf einer Bank einen sehr schönen Blick Richtung Bernkastel.Dann geht's gerade aus ,danach bergab über Obstwiesen und Weinberge.Rastplätze vorhanden.
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Completed this Route on January 06, 2021
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Photo: Monika Schäfer-Egner, Community
Karolin Kappes
March 27, 2020 · Community
Sehr guter Wanderweg, auch für Anfänger super geeignet!
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Completed this Route on March 25, 2020

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.4 km
Duration
1:40h
Ascent
254 m
Descent
254 m
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