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"Horgar" path around the Zeller Hamm

  • start: Parking lot below the Marienburg, 56856 Zell (Mosel)
  • destination: Parking lot below the Marienburg, 56856 Zell (Mosel)
  • medium
  • 8,04 km
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • 193 m
  • 277 m
  • 140 m
  • 40 / 100
  • 40 / 100

Circular hike through forest and vineyards around the Zell-Barl district, with magnificent views of the Moselle valley.

The hiking trail takes you through woods and vineyards, once around the district of Zell-Barl, with beautiful views of the Moselle valley and the wine villages of Zell (Mosel) and Pünderich.


General information


Start: car park below the Marienburg - follow the left-hand path uphill in the direction of Zell (Barl) - a short distance through the Zell-Barl residential area and straight on into the forest and through the vineyards. Behind the senior citizens' centre, take a sharp left down the steps - keep to the right and continue through the vineyards to the main road - walk a short distance along the main road - turn left diagonally opposite onto the hiking path - continue along the forest path to the "Schwanzhütte" lookout point - there, follow the path straight down to the starting point.


we recommend sturdy shoes


Refreshments at the old ferry house (in good weather: Easter to October, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

Getting there

From Alf, follow the B53 towards Zell-Kaimt and turn right towards Zell-Barl. Take the next right to Marienburg Castle.


Parking facilities below the Marienburg

Public transit

by train to Bullay and then by bus line 721 to the Zell-Barl hospital (entrance to the Horgar path below the hospital) or by bus line 720 to Pünderich and from there take the ferry to the other side of the Mosel: https://www.zellerland.de/en/poi/faehre-marienburg-puenderich



Hiking map Zellerland

ISBN 978-3-944620-12-1


Available from Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH, Balduinstr. 44, D-56856 Zell (Mosel), Tel. +49 6542 9622-0, info@zellerland.de, www.zellerland.de 

Additional Information

Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH
Balduinstr. 44
D-56856 Zell (Mosel)
Tel. +49 6542 9622-0


  • Crushed Rock (22%)
  • Hiking Trail (53%)
  • Path (7%)
  • Unknown (9%)
  • Asphalt Coating (7%)
  • Street (3%)


This tour is presented by: Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH

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