GR 56 - Burg-Reuland / St. Vith

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GR56 – Burg-Reuland / St. Vith

Long Distance Hiking · Ostbelgien
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  • / St.Vith
    Photo: Dominik Ketz, CC BY, East Belgium Tourist Agency
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The GR hiking route from Burg-Reuland to St. Vith offers several panoramic views worth experiencing out over the hilly region of the Belgian Eifel.

moderate
15.1 km
4:17 h
432 m
313 m

The trail runs right past the venerable castle ruins towards Bracht, a typical little village with some 100 inhabitants. In the village of Maspelt, which is quite high up, some great views out over the valleys of the Our and the Ulf await the hiker. The next stop is Neidingen, where several lovingly renovated old Eifel farms can be seen, and also Wiesenbach with its unique St. Bartholomew's Chapel. Via the Ravel cycle path and the Prümerberg you reach your destination at St. Vith.

Author’s recommendation

Whatever else you do, visit the castle ruins in Burg-Reuland.

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Tourismusagentur Ostbelgien
Updated: January 24, 2020

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
521 m
Lowest point
358 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest Stop

Hotel Ulftaler Schenke
Relax hotel Pip-Margraff
Hotel-Restaurant Burg Hof
Café Ratskeller
Sit Down Restaurant
Restaurant Zur Alten Mühle

Safety information

No special safety instructions. Dogs must be kept on a leash.

Tips, hints and links

East Belgium Tourist Agency 

Hauptstraße 54

4780 St.Vith

Tel. +32 80 22 76 64

www.ostbelgien.eu  

info@ostbelgien.eu  

Start

Burg-Reuland - Church. GPS start coordinates 50.19550,6.136132 (358 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.195453, 6.136117
DMS
50°11'43.6"N 6°08'10.0"E
UTM
32U 295602 5564288
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Destination

St.Vith - main street. GPS coordinates 50.280866,6.125801

Turn-by-turn directions

Today we start at the church of Reuland and take the path up to the castle. It is again the white-red hiking signs that we follow up to the castle and they will also accompany us to our destination in Sankt Vith. When we leave the castle courtyard, we go straight on until the next junction, turn right there and at the next corner we continue to turn right down into the valley.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train: www.belgianrail.be 

By bus: www.infotec.be 

Getting there

Please use the route planner.

Parking

In the centre of Burg Reuland.

Coordinates

DD
50.195453, 6.136117
DMS
50°11'43.6"N 6°08'10.0"E
UTM
32U 295602 5564288
w3w 
///trinket.flexed.monotony
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

" On GR-Ways through East Belgium " - Free brochures > www.ostbelgien.eu

Author’s map recommendations

St.Vither Land & oberes Ameltal – Hiking map / IGN - 1:25.000 / www.ostbelgien.eu - Webshop

Equipment

Hiking boots recommended.

Similar routes nearby

  • GR56 – St. Vith / Ligneuville
  • GR56 – Schönberg / Burg-Reuland
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
15.1 km
Duration
4:17h
Ascent
432 m
Descent
313 m
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