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Grafen, Gold und Schwarzer Peter - Veldenz/Mülheim/Burgen/Hirzlei/Gornhausen - Culture trail County Veldenz

  • start: Circular trail can be started at various locations - suggestion: Veldenz town centre
  • destination: Veldenz town centre
  • medium
  • 39,91 km
  • 10 hours 42 minutes
  • 961 m
  • 529 m
  • 110 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 40 / 100

The cultural trail "Grafen,Gold und Schwarzer Peter" leads through the centuries of the county of Veldenz. Many exciting insights await you!

Discover and experience important testimonies and exciting stories of counts, citizens and the Black Peter, of territories and villages, of religious battles and wars, of life and work as well as of architecture and wine: this is the Grafschafter Wanderweg "Grafen, Gold und Schwarzer Peter".

It is a network of hiking trails within the county, so there are various starting points.

Insights into the hiking tour:

The culture trail leads through the centuries of the county of Veldenz, situated between Trier and Bernkastel-Kues. Here on the Moselle, the county included the villages of Brauneberg, Mülheim, Andel, Veldenz, Burgen and Gornhausen. On the 47 km long circular routes, you can explore individually different sections with varied gastronomy and a wide range of activities and events for children and adults.

A possible starting point is Veldenz. You can start your hike in the centre of the village, not far from Villa Romana.

General information


The "Grafen, Gold und Schwarzer Peter" trail is a network of trails in the county - i.e. near Mülheim, Veldenz, Brauneberg, Burgen, Gornhausen and Wintrich. This allows you to explore the different sections individually.

Safety Guidelines

No special safety instructions.


Sturdy hiking boots and rucksack food if necessary.


A stop at the Josephinenhöhe near Veldenz. At this magnificent vantage point there is a wine cupboard and against an obulus the hiker can quench his thirst here!

Getting there

Coming from Bernkastel, follow the B53 in the direction of Trier through Andel to Mülheim, then turn left onto the L158/K88 in the direction of Wittliche/Salmtal/Lieser/Veldenz/Mülheim and follow this to Veldenz.


Public parking spaces are available in all places in the county of Veldenz.

Public transit

www.moselbahn.de, www.vrt-info.de, www.bahn.de

Bernkastel-Kues: Taxi Edringer: (0049) 6531 - 8149, Taxi Priwitzer: (0049) 6531 - 96970, Taxi Reitz: (0049) 6531 - 6455


WanderGuide - the hiking guide in the Bernkastel-Kues holiday region. With description and map. Only available in german 


WanderGuide - the hiking guide in the Bernkastel-Kues holiday region. With description and map. Only available in german 

Additional Information

Ferienland Bernkastel-Kues

Gestade 6

54470 Bernkastel-Kues

Phone: (0049) 6531/50019-0




This tour is presented by: Ferienland Bernkastel-Kues, Author: Lisa Willems

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