The Saar-Hunsrück-Steig runs across the Hunsrück, from Perl situated on the banks of the river Moselle to Boppard on the Rhine or into the Roman town of Trier. The certified premium trail is the best-rated long-distance hiking trail in Germany. Magnificent countryside to engage the senses and enchanting nature stretching for 410 kilometres.


The Saar-Hunsrück-Steig is a trail of peace and quiet. The elevations of the Hunsrück transport the hiker or rambler high up above the world. Trekking trails along narrow paths offer an unadulterated experience of the natural landscape away from civilisation. Picturesque hiking routes on soft forest floors, through beautiful meadows and along idyllic brooks promise tranquility and places to revive the mind, body and soul. The river valleys of the Saar, Moselle, Rhine and Nahe offer wine, culinary delights and culture. And for hikers who thrive on adventure, there are steep descents, quaint moor landscapes, exciting rocky passages and impressive narrow valleys. Boasting a total of 65 experience points, the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig has the highest rating among all long-distance hiking trails which have received awards from the German Hiking Institute. Moreover, it was awarded the title of “Germany’s most beautiful hiking trail” in 2009.