Monschauer Land, © Corinna Heer

The Wilderness Trail in 4 Days

Monschauer Land Touristik e.V.

Discover rushing streams, fragrant flower meadows, dense forests and panoramic views on a four-day tour of the Eifel National Park.

Map of NRW

Opened in 2007, the Wilderness Trail is a long-distance hiking path which extends for 85 km through North Rhine-Westphalia’s only national park. Monschau-Höfen in the south of the Eifel National Park is your starting point. The individual stages finish in Simmerath-Einuhr (24.7 km), Schleiden-Gemünd (20.5 km) and Heimbach (22.4 km). The most northerly point and the end of the Wilderness Trail is Hürtgenwald-Zerkall (17.7 km). The specially designed pictogram which you will see on the Wilderness Trail waymarkers shows the face of a wildcat.

The Wilderness Trail takes in the full distance of the Eifel National Park in four daily stages.

Included in the package

  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a double room with breakfast at national park host establishments
  • Hiking map
  • Hiking guide (book)
  • Hiking pass, pin and certificate
  • Shuttle bus back to starting point



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Travel period

01.01.2017 - 31.12.2019

Duration in days



From EUR 199.00 per person in a double room with breakfast

Luggage transfer; additional nights can be booked on request.

Offer can be booked up to 10 days in advance. Shorter-notice booking available on request.

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Be inspired: images of your NRW

Urftsee, © K.Pauly
Reh im Nationalpark Eifel, © Sascha Wilden
Pfad im Hohen Venn, © Monschau Touristik GmbH
Monschauer Land, © Corinna Heer
Wanderer auf dem Wildnistrail Eifel, © Katja Stefan
Karte Nationalpark Eifel, © Nicole Kolster

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