Welcome to the Moselsteig Trail!
Certified as a “Leading Quality Trail – Best of Europe”
Spanning a total of 365 kilometres, the Moselsteig Trail is not only one of the longest, but also one of the most diverse quality long-distance hiking trails in Germany: surprising diversity, challenging in its length and thrilling by nature.
Diverse experiences await the hiker on 24 legs, each of entirely different character. They lead through forests, vineyards, along the banks of the Moselle, as well as along slope edges with magnificent views. They thrill with their closeness to nature and rich cultural history. The many viewing points ensure memorable views. And if that's not enough, there are interesting excursions in the immediate vicinity on the Moselsteig trail’s certified partner circular hiking trails, side trails and Moselle ‘dream paths’ and ‘dream path’ excursions.
Safety informationThe Moselsteig was created as a demanding hiking trail. A sure foot and a head for heights are required for some stages of the Moselsteig Trail. These sections are indicated in the route descriptions for the individual stages.
Tips and hintsMosellandtouristik GmbH
Phone: +49 (0) 6531-97330
Getting thereInformation on how to get to the start/end points of the respective stages is given in the respective stages of the trails.
ParkingInformation on parking at the start/end points of the respective stages is given in the respective steps of the trails.
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- The Moselsteig is a demanding hiking trail through the low mountain range.
- We recommend sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate, functional hiking clothing for all stages.
- The Moselsteig repeatedly leads through different places in the Moselle valley. Especially in summer, we recommend that you pack your rucksack with sufficient food and especially drinks, because some stages lead over longer distances through sunny vineyards.
- Please also note that some shops, restaurants and overnight stays are not open during the winter months.
- 24 Stages