Eifelsteig (7 days) - Bookatrekking.com

Duration: 7 days
Trails: T2 trails
Distance: More than 20 km / 12 mi per day
Ascent per day: 500 - 1000 m / 1640 - 3281 ft ascent per day
> Enjoy the 5 most beautiful stages of the Eifelsteig
> Discover the natural beauty along the Eifel
> Stay in comfortable Gasthofen

The Eifelsteig is a 313-kilometer hike of divided into 15 stages in the German Eifel region. On the Eifelsteig you are always accompanied by the elements, the motto of the Eifelsteig is therefore "Wo Fells und Wasser Dich begleiten. - Where rocks and water accompany you."

During this 7-day hike you will walk the most beautiful 5 stages of the EIfelsteig and go from Gasthof to Gasthof. Each day you will cover between 14 and 28 kilometers and spend 5 to 8 hours hiking. You'll stay in comfortable Gasthofen and hotels along the way. You only have to concentrate on the beauty of the Eifelsteig and the romance of the villages and vineyards along the way. Auf geht's!

Itinerary

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1

Arrival in Blankenheim

On your first day you will travel to Blankheim on your own. The first day you will have time to visit Blankheim and you can enjoy some food and drinks. Enjoy your schnitzel in the evening, but don't drink too much beer. Tomorrow the hike begins!

Hotel Finkenberg (Blankenheim)

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Hotel Finkenberg (Blankenheim)
Day
2

Blankenheim - Mirbach

Duration: 04:59 h
Distance: 18 km / 11.2 mi
Ascent: 320 m / 1050 ft
Descent: 330 m / 1083 ft
From the start in Blankenheid a beautiful trail leads you over the heights of Blankenheim downhill to the Schafbachtal near Ripsdorf and back to the plateau. Here a cross trail leads to the Calvary with panoramic views of the Eifel. You leave the lonely juniper landscape in Lampertstal over a wooden bridge and follow the narrow stream Mirbach to the village of the same name.

Ferienwohnung Mastiaux (Mirbach)

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Ferienwohnung Mastiaux (Mirbach)
Day
3

Mirbach - Hillesheim

Duration: 07:11 h
Distance: 26.2 km / 16.3 mi
Ascent: 400 m / 1312 ft
Descent: 420 m / 1378 ft
This stage offers passages through light forests and over high plateaus, with sweeping views of limestone quarries and impressive valleys. The absolute highlight is the Dreimühlen waterfall in the Ahbachtal - an extraordinary natural spectacle, which you reach halfway along the route. Before you reach your destination Hillesheim, you pass the Niederehe Monastery and Kerpen Castle.

Gästehaus Kloep (Hillesheim)

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Gästehaus Kloep (Hillesheim)
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Included

  • Accommodation

    We will arrange your accommodation on the Eifelsteig in hotels, inns, and guesthouses. Accommodation will be private in single, double or twin rooms and with en-suite bathroom where possible.

  • Full travel guide

    We will send you on your way with a digital travel guide which includes a route description, interactive Eifelsteig hiking maps, and the most important information applicable to your trek.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast is, if possible, included in this trek and it will be provided every morning at your accommodation.

Excluded

  • Traveling to and from

    You have to make your own way to the starting point. The total amount does not include personal transport. This also applies to any transport from the end point of your trail.

  • Transfers

    Should you need any form of (public) transport on location, this is not part of the trekking package. This includes the use of taxi, bus, cable cars, gondolas etc.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Lunch and Dinner

    Breakfast is, if possible, included in the price of the trek. You can get lunch and dinner at the shops, hotels, and restaurants along the way.

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