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Worth knowing

The Saar-Hunsrück-Steig runs for a length of 374 kilometers through Germany.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 19 days to walk the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way a problem depending on the season.
Reliable water points are not always available, as these may have dried out.
You should definitely plan ahead and get informed here!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp, in guesthouses/hotels along the way and on campsites.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Saar-Hunsrück-Steig

374 km
Elevation gain
9.500 m
Elevation loss
9.550 m
Highest Point
Erbeskopf / 816 m
Lowest Point
Boppard / 75 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
374 km
9.500 m
9.550 m
816 m
75 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig
You come to villages several times a day and often meet people

The best time to hike the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig is:


Arrival to the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig

You will arrive via Luxembourg-Findel International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 1 hours.

Departure from the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig

Departure is via Frankfurt am Main Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 1 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig

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