Veldenz Hiking Trail

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The Veldenz Hiking Trail

The Veldenz Hiking Trail is a certified hiking trail, distinguished as a Leading Quality Trail - Best of Europe, with a length of around 60 km. It starts at Lichtenberg Castle, high above the small village of Thallichtenberg, and ends in the Veldenz town of Lauterecken.

A hike full of highlights: It starts with a bang: Lichtenberg Castle, ancestral seat of the Counts of Veldenz, high above the small village of Thallichtenberg is the starting point of the hiking trail that leads to Veldenz Castle in Lauterecken. The Prädikatwanderweg is characterised by a natural silence that is rarely experienced.

Over 62.2 km, the Veldenz Hiking Trail - which has been awarded Leading Quality Trail status - leads through the Palatinate Mountains. Hikers should take at least three days to complete the trail.

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Hiking gear and sturdy shoes are required.
Walking sticks are recommended!

Safety Information

Partial results of the footpath across narrow paths and rocks. Good footwear is required. For prams areas in the nature reserves are not suitable! 

Especially in the fall is also necessary to ensure that the leaves lying on the ground can conceal irregularities, roots, rocks or holes in the road. With paths impairments of this kind you can expect when you take a hike. Should you be of the opinion that these are not accessible to you in certain ways sections, then you should get round. Especially in adverse weather conditions, it may at natural ways to muddy and slippery passages come.

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