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Hiking Trails

It is a tourist area around Strohplatz, but you don't notice it because all the tourists are in the villages around the Moselle. So you can walk here undisturbed without meeting anyone. There are beautiful walking routes that have been set out in this region, and some walks from Strohplatz itself. The walking routes never descend/ascending more than a few hundred meters and do contain very attractive green forest paths and waterfalls.

Hiking trails from the region are called Traumschleifen and are absolutely passable without map or smartphone - I'm sure because with virtually no route we've ever used a map or smartphone. The closest ones are listed at Points of interest interactive map (Dutch), the ones around Strohplatz itself are plotted here.

Walks around Strohplatz

he blue dot is the start and end point. White is meant as "not a big height difference", green is "mostly descending" and red is "mostly ascending". If you understand this, you can think for yourself which can you walk up to as a start ;) To make exits clear, all "through" roads are also colored a little bit; so all "protrusions" are turns.
We are in the process of trying out and then writing out somewhat larger routes that go more east of the hill (and several bike routes!). Evening round. Nice if you want to take a walk, but not too far. About 45 minutes?

Evening round. Nice if you want to take a walk, but not too far. About 45 minutes?

Village village. Short walk without major climbs. About 45 minutes.

Village village. Short walk without major climbs. About 45 minutes.

Mill route. Beautifully diverse landscape. About 2.5 hours?

Mill route. Beautifully diverse landscape. About 2.5 hours?

View route. Nice long walk through beautiful nature and great view at the end. About 2.5 hours?

View route. Nice long walk through beautiful nature and great view at the end. About 2.5 hours?

Weather station route. Long walk through many beautiful deciduous forests, with picnic area and back through the open field. About 4 hours?

Weather station route. Long walk through many beautiful deciduous forests, with picnic area and back through the open field. About 4 hours?

And there are a few more great regional walks that run right past here:

  • Stage 10 Börfink-Morbach (16km) of the Saar Hunsrück Steig runs behind the south valley with us. Of course you can also walk the entire route (410km). You can even buy packages on the website
  • Stage 8 (180km) of the Hunsrückhöhenweg runs on the other side of the hill.
  • The Moeselsteig runs along the water along the Moselle.
  • There are a number of Strechenwanderwege that can be done in parts (by train) , such as the Schinderhannespfad and the Nahesteig.

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