GR 56 - Losheimergraben / Schönberg

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GR56 – Losheimergraben - Schönberg

Long Distance Hiking · Ostbelgien · open
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    Photo: Dominik Ketz, CC BY, East Belgium Tourist Agency
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    Photo: Dominik Ketz, CC BY, East Belgium Tourist Agency
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    Photo: Dominik Ketz, CC BY, East Belgium Tourist Agency
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    Photo: Dominik Ketz, CC BY, East Belgium Tourist Agency
  • / Entlegenes Land Manderfeld
    Photo: Dominik Ketz, CC BY, East Belgium Tourist Agency
  • / Hotel Schröder
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This stage is the perfect hike for those who love the woods. You can experience the fact that the wood is much more than just a collection of trees here in an interesting and varied way.

open
moderate
20.7 km
5:37 h
298 m
551 m

On the way to Manderfeld and then Schönberg, the dense green is interrupted by clearings here and there. The many remote valleys give you the feeling of being much further away from civilisation than you actually are. And again and again there are those pure streams, which wind their way through this fantastic landscape looking so unadulterated that you might even be forgiven for thinking you had just discovered this spot yourself.

Author’s recommendation

Possibilities to stop off for some refreshment in Losheimergraben, Manderfeld and Schönberg.

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Tourismusagentur Ostbelgien
Updated: February 13, 2020

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
671 m
Lowest point
417 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Hotel Schröder
Hotel-Restaurant Schröder
Restaurant Eifeler Hof
Hotel-Restaurant Zur alten Schmiede
Restaurant Zum Burghof

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

Losheimergraben. GPS coordinates 50.379796,6.342555 (671 m)
Coordinates:
DD
50.380010, 6.342587
DMS
50°22'48.0"N 6°20'33.3"E
UTM
32U 311068 5584259
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Destination

Schönberg. GPS coordinates 50.289367,6.263280

Turn-by-turn directions

LOSHEIMERGRABEN > We take the N632 in the direction of Büllingen until after about 100 meters at the end of the sidewalk we turn left again into the forest road we came across yesterday. We follow the hiking trail with the green rectangle downhill. At the next junction we turn right and follow the green rectangle. At the end of the path we come across another wide forest path. Here we go down to the left until we soon meet the white-red hiking signs of the GR56 again. We stay on the main path and now cross a bridge over the Warche. Shortly after we continue straight on, this time under the railway viaduct. Behind it the narrow road rises slightly until after about 150 meters we meet the country road at the top, which leads through Buchholz.

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

Parking facilities at the start of the tour.

Coordinates

DD
50.380010, 6.342587
DMS
50°22'48.0"N 6°20'33.3"E
UTM
32U 311068 5584259
w3w 
///tourists.hours.rewinds
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 – Bütgenbach - Losheimergraben
  • GR56 – Büllingen - Schönberg
  • GR56 – Malmedy / Bütgenbach
  • GR 56 - Etappe Bütgenbach / Büllingen
  • GR56 – Schönberg / Burg-Reuland
  • GR56 – Amel / Losheimergraben
  • “Memorial Loop”
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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
20.7 km
Duration
5:37h
Ascent
298 m
Descent
551 m
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