Auf den Wanderwegen Eifel mitten in der Natur wandern, wie hier am Pulvermaar., © Eifel Tourismus GmbH/D. Ketz

Eifel hiking trails

HIKING THROUGH IMPRESSIVE NATURAL LANDSCAPES

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The uplands between Aachen, Cologne, Koblenz and Trier are of interest for their varied landscape and cultural history. They offer the ideal setting for a hiking holiday.
Breathtaking natural landscapes are waiting to be discovered on a hiking tour of the Eifel! Visit the ancient beech and oak forest in the Eifel National Park, the high moorlands of the “Hohes Venn - Eifel” high fen natural park, the enormous reservoirs in the North Rhine-Westphalian Eifel region, the maars in the Volcanic Eifel natural  and geopark, the fertile “Bitburger Gutland” with its orchards, the wild, craggy rocky landscape of the Ferschweiler plateau and the wide open plateaux of the wild Islek region in the South Eifel natural park, or the East Eifel, once covered by glowing lava and still dominated today by volcanic cones and crater lakes. 

It’s well worth stopping along the way to visit the picturesque Eifel towns with historic town centres, half-timbered houses dating from the Middle Ages, Roman walls, rugged castles and splendid palaces. Another special experience for hiking enthusiasts!
The Eifel has many facets, and it’s worth considering hiking routes through both North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland Palatinate. A large number of trails are available to choose from when planning your tour.

 

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Blick auf die Gerolsteiner Dolomiten, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH/D. Ketz

Gerolsteiner Felsenpfad

Lenght: 8.2 km
Route: Tourist-Information Gerolstein bis Tourist-Information Gerolstein
Difficulty: intermediate
Round tour

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Bizarre Felsen auf dem Felsenweg 1 - Weilerbach - Hohllay, © Naturpark Südeifel, C. Schleder

Felsenweg 1 - Weilerbach - Hohllay

Lenght: 19.7 km
Route: Rue du Pont, Echternach (Luxemburg) bis Rue du Pont, Echternach (Luxemburg)
Difficulty: hard
Round tour

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Theaterstiftung

Archaeological Tour

Lenght: 1 km
Route: Rathausplatz bis Kobenhof
Difficulty: easy
Round tour, Family-friendly, Barrier-free

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Natur, © Deutsch Luxemburgische Tourist Info

Welschbillig-Möhn 11

Lenght: 10 km
Route: Church Möhn bis Church Möhn
Difficulty: intermediate
Round tour

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AhrSteig Weg zur Kapelle-Puetzfeld, © Ahrtaltourismus e.V.

AhrSteig Etappe 5: Kreuzberg-Walporzheim

Lenght: 17.2 km
Route: Kreuzberg bis Walporzheim
Difficulty: hard

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Wanderweg Narzissenroute: Wilde Narzissen entdecken, © Naturpark Hohes Venn - Eifel

Narzissenroute

Lenght: 14.8 km
Route: Nationalparktor Monschau-Höfen bis Nationalparktor Monschau-Höfen
Difficulty: easy
Round tour, Family-friendly

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Kaiser-Wilhelm-Turm_Blick auf die Nürburg, © Kappest

Route "Auf den Spuren der grünen Hölle"

Lenght: 10.8 km
Route: Nürburg bis Nürburg
Difficulty: intermediate
Round tour

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Das Kloster Himmerod auf der Etappe 13 des Eifelsteigs, © Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus/D. Ketz

Eifelsteig Stage 13

Lenght: 20.5 km
Route: Kloster Himmerod bis Bruch
Difficulty: easy

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aufgang, © Deutsch-Luxemburgische Tourist-Information

Roman Path

Lenght: 9.7 km
Route: Parking Castle Ramstein bis Parking Castle Ramstein
Difficulty: intermediate
Round tour, Family-friendly

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Der Eifel-Blick Modenhübel bei Gemünd am Eifelsteig, © Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus/D. Ketz

Eifelsteig stage 04

Lenght: 21.2 km
Route: Einruhr bis Gemünd
Difficulty: intermediate

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