Walking Holidays in Germany Made Easier with Tours by Moselland Tourism:
For the intrepid walker, walking holidays in Germany is now much easier, especially for those who would like to explore the Mosel region. Hiking is a National sport in Germany and whether you wish to do the more challenging seven-day Moselle Hills Trails or prefer to amble along the shorter and gentler three-day Moselle Crest Trails, the latest offerings of hiking holidays by Moselland Tourism cover a spread of walking trails for walkers. And, the great news is that you can walk from one destination to another without having to worry about luggage – yes, your luggage can be transferred to your next destination.
The walking tours offered by Moselland Tourism is not just about pounding the grounds of the Moselle region. The walks will allow visitors to explore the winegrowers’ villages and towns and to experience the typical Moselle atmosphere. The walking holiday package not only covers your B&B accommodation but also includes a sightseeing tour, a wine tasting session and on the longer walks, a river boat cruise on the Moselle River. Hiking maps and information on the walks are provided.
Sample 7-day Walking Holidays
From Trier to Zell:
This walk starts from Trier, the oldest city in Germany, to the small Moselle town of Zell. The walk is covered in 5 daily stages of 12 to 25 km. Your evening stops on this walk are in the towns of Trier, Mehring, Klüsserath, Lieser, Traben-Trarbach and with two nights in Zell where you will also stay for the weekend.
From Traben-Trarbach to Kobern-Gondorf:
This hike starts from the art-nouveau city of Traben-Trarbach on the central Moselle and finishes at Kobern-Gondorf on the lower Moselle. The walk is covered in 5 daily stages of 13 to 20 km. Your evening stops on this walk are in the towns of Traben-Trarbach, Zell, Bremm, Treis-Karden, Hatzenport and with two nights in Kobern-Gondorf where you will spend another two relaxing days.
Sample 3-day Walking Holidays
From Nittel to Trier:
This walk starts from Nittel, goes through Wasserliesch and on to Trier and is completed in two stages of 14 km each. In Nittel high dolomite and limestone cliffs form an impressive panoramic landscape. Wasserliesch is surrounded by protected natural areas and offers the opportunity to discover rare species of orchids. The target of the second stage is Trier a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From Piesport to Traben-Trarbach
The first day of this walk is from Piesport to Bernkastel-Kues (19 km) where walkers will find the Wine Cultural Centre with a Vinothek (enoteca) and the Wine Museum. The next day the target of the walk is Traben-Trarbach (16 km). There you will visit the Museum of the Middle Moselle. A taxi transfer to Piesport will be organised for the return journey.
These walking tour packages are great for those contemplating walking in Germany, but don’t want to do their own research and planning. The walking holiday packages are very reasonably priced as well – approximately 350 € p.p. for the 7-day walk and 185 € for the shorter walks (based on double occupancy).
For more information on these walking holiday tours contact:
Tel : +49 (0)6531 97330
Web : www.mosellandtouristik.de