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GR 56 - Burg-Reuland / St. Vith

Long Distance Hiking recommended route

GR56 – Burg-Reuland / Sankt Vith

Long Distance Hiking · East Belgium Open
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    Landschaft Burg-Reuland
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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.
Open
moderate
Distance 14.6 km
4:10 h
415 m
282 m
521 m
358 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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Update: January 24, 2024
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
521 m
Lowest point
358 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 5.28%Dirt road 8.52%Forested/wild trail 62.74%Path 5%Road 14.30%Unknown 4.13%
Asphalt
0.8 km
Dirt road
1.2 km
Forested/wild trail
9.2 km
Path
0.7 km
Road
2.1 km
Unknown
0.6 km
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Rest stops

Hotel Ulftaler Schenke
Hotel Val de l'Our
Relax hotel Pip-Margraff

Safety information

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

Tips and hints

East Belgium Tourist Agency npo

Hauptstraße 54

4780 Sankt Vith

+32 80 22 76 64

info@ostbelgien.eu 

www.ostbelgien.eu 

BE 0715 454 578 - RJP/RPM Eupen

Start

Burg-Reuland - Church. GPS start coordinates 50.19550,6.136132 (357 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.195458, 6.136130
DMS
50°11'43.6"N 6°08'10.1"E
UTM
32U 295603 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.

Public transport

By train: www.belgiantrain.be 

By bus: www.letec.be 

Parking

In the centre of Burg Reuland.

Coordinates

DD
50.195458, 6.136130
DMS
50°11'43.6"N 6°08'10.1"E
UTM
32U 295603 5564288
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Hiking boots recommended.

Similar routes nearby

  • GR56 – St. Vith / Ligneuville
  • GR56 – Schönberg / Burg-Reuland
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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.6 km
Duration
4:10 h
Ascent
415 m
Descent
282 m
Highest point
521 m
Lowest point
358 m
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