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Moselle and Roman paths 6-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 2
An incredible combination of panoramic views, nature and culture are offered on both of these quality footpaths. From the delightful, little wineries in the border triangle, you will discover the charming Moselle and Saar scenery along from the old Roman roads until you get to Trier. This pleasant metropolis by the river Moselle charms its visitors with its lively old town and 9 UNESCO world heritage sites, which you will explore whilst on a circular walk through Trier.
The routes run along good footpaths through wonderful nature. You always have magnificent views too. You need to bring a good level of fitness with you. The longer stages can be shortened with public transport.
Slow Tours offers a number of other Walking Tours in Europe
Individual journey to Perl
You set off on your week’s walking holiday from the small wine growing district, Perl in the Saarland and you then walk along the river Mosel, which is only separated from the Luxemburg’s border town, Schengen, by the river Mosel itself.
Perl - Palzem
The start of your week’s walk gives you a view across the border triangle to Luxembourg and France. Your route takes you from the delightful wine-growing region via quaint forests and extensive fields in the Palatinate wine village, Palzem, where you can see Schloss Thorn from afar. This is the oldest castle winery on the Mosel. A very special highlight on this stage are the sinkholes made out of limestone.. 5-6 hours approx. 22 km +400m - 450m
Palzem - Nittel
After visiting the double towered Helfant cathedral, you walk along the paths offering great views and short but steep ascents along the flourishing meadows and forests. Enjoy the view of the river Mosel before you reach the next wine district by a crossroads. 4,5 hours approx. 16 km +300 m -350 m
Nittel – Igel/Surroundings
You walk along diverse paths through the species-rich nature protection area “Nitteler Felsen” whilst getting impressive panoramic views of the river Mosel and the unique limestone cliffs by the Mosel and Saar. Today’s destination is the town Konz, which is where the river Saar flows into the river Mosel and, which was already settled in Roman times. 5,5 hours approx. 22 km +450 m -450 m
Igel/Surroundings - Trier
Today you head towards the Mosel Metropolis, Trier, and you will be tracing the Romans. After crossing the river Mosel, it is worth taking a detour to the Igel Column, which is a richly ornamented roman monument. You then walk through the Busen valley along nature natural paths (despite being close to the town) in the culturally rich town of Trier. Its many attractions are waiting for you. 4,5- 5 hours 18 km + 350 m -350 m
Individual departure or stay extra days
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