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Moselle Wine Railway Hiking Trail Kövenig - Reil

  • start: trainstation Kövenig
  • destination: trainstation Reil
  • medium
  • 8,21 km
  • 2 hours 40 minutes
  • 253 m
  • 294 m
  • 104 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 60 / 100

A must for all train spotters with an almost continuous view of the Moselle Wine Railway with selected vantage points where the Moselle Wine Railway passes.

The second stage of the Moselle Wine Railway Hiking Trail leads over the heights of Mont Royals, almost always with a view into the Moselle valley. This gives you great panoramic views of the Moselle Wine Railway, nestled in vineyards and idyllic wine villages. On information boards at selected vantage points you will find the timetable times when the Moselle Wine Railway passes by - ideal for memorable snapshots.



General information


The stage starts with a vigorous climb from Kövenig station to the Mont Royal vantage point with far-reaching views over the Moselle, wine and Moselle Wine Railway. You then continue hiking on the Moselle heights through forests and between vineyards towards Reil. On the way, you will come across the viewpoints 50th parallel, the Julius-Treis-Hütte, as well as the Little Viaduct at the entrance to Reil.


Depending on the weather, sturdy shoes and trekking poles are recommended.


Allow a little more time in Reil and discover the picturesque alleys and traditional Straußwirtschaften.

Getting there

by car to Kövenig or Reil


Free parking possible on the banks of the Moselle in Reil

Public transit

by train to Reil or Kövenig, timetable information at https://www.moselwein-bahn.de/



hiking map Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv

Additional Information

Tourismuszweckverband Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv

Bahnstr. 22

56841 Traben-Trarbach





  • Street (4%)
  • Path (9%)
  • Asphalt Coating (13%)
  • Crushed Rock (17%)
  • Hiking Trail (57%)


This tour is presented by: Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv, Author: Wiebke Pfitzmann

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