Vennbahn Stage 5 - St.Vith - Burg-Reuland

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Vennbahn Stage 5 - St.Vith - Burg-Reuland

Rail Trail Cycling · Ostbelgien
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  • Lommersweiler
    / Lommersweiler
    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
  • / Steinebrück
    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
  • / Lommersweiler
    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, ostbelgien.eu
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    Photo: D. Ketz, vennbahn.eu
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To the south of St. Vith, you make your way down deeper into the Our valley through small river meadows and Lommersweiler tunnel. The ruins of Reuland Castle are a worthy and imposing end to this leg of the journey.
easy
14.7 km
1:00 h
62 m
155 m
Shortly after the small forested area past the imposing motorway viaduct, you cycle through the sedate little village of Neidingen. Once again, numerous streams and small rivers are your constant companion along the route and provide you with a landscape rich in variety. The part of the route through the tunnel near Lommesweiler puts you in the mood for the picturesque Our valley and is as impressive as it is cool. On the journey towards Hemmeres you will cross the German-Belgian border once more. Back on Belgian territory, the charmingly situated chapel of Weweler appears on the horizon after a while, which sits enthroned high up on the Our hill in Reuland. The ruins of Reuland Castle mark the end of this stage in impressive fashion.

Author’s recommendation

A trip to the chapel of Weweler is worthwhile.
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vennbahn.eu
Updated: April 14, 2020

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
471 m
Lowest point
349 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Hotel Zur Post

Safety information

  • Be aware and respectful at all times of other road users
  • Always keep to a speed that will ensure you can safely avoid obstacles
  • In the event of accident or injury, call 112 and give your location

Tips, hints and links

East Belgium Tourism Agency

Hauptstraße 54

4780 St.Vith

Tel. +32 80 22 76 64

info@ostbelgien.eu

www.ostbelgien.eu

 

Vennbahn App

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/search?q=vennbahn&c=apps

Apple App Store:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vennbahn/id1026811473?mt=8

 

Vennbahn: A path of transmission https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKflBlyA6eI

Start

St. Vith-Triangel (462 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.281044, 6.130114
DMS
50°16'51.8"N 6°07'48.4"E
UTM
32U 295540 5573819
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Destination

Burg-Reuland

Turn-by-turn directions

From Neidingen it goes always along the old railway line until you reach Burg-Reuland.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

www.infotec.be

 

Getting there

Please use Google Maps.

Parking

Free parking at the cultural centre Triangel.

Coordinates

DD
50.281044, 6.130114
DMS
50°16'51.8"N 6°07'48.4"E
UTM
32U 295540 5573819
w3w 
///tornado.chirpy.thirst
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

  • Die Vennbahn, G. Kirch u. H.-J. Serwe, GEV
  • Vennbahn-Radweg, Bikeline Radtourenbuch
  • Mit dem Fahrrad über den Vennbahn-Radweg, J.P. Bachem Verlag

Author’s map recommendations

Vennbahn map:

 

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Equipment

Suitable for all bike types.
Difficulty
easy
Distance
14.7 km
Duration
1:00h
Ascent
62 m
Descent
155 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Round trip Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cultural/historical value Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights

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