Tips for hikers
In addition to the hiking trails of the youth hostels, there is a dense network of marked hiking trails in Luxembourg. Local path, national and European trails hiking trails lead through the Grand Duchy. There is something for all tastes and levels.
The ideal tool for planning walking tours is the geographical portal of the cadastral administration in Luxembourg On this site you will find almost all tracks, including the paths of the youth hostels on the topographic map and GPS files can be downloaded.
Modern Outdoor GPS devices allow a not only find the right path, but also to go on hunting and discover the tour playfully. All our trails have a Geocache, a so-called Multi. The majority geocaches were elaborated during a European Volunteer Program.
More info : www.geocaching.com
The national hiking trails
National trails are multi-day treks across the country up to 68 km. On the road, you will find plenty of youth hostels. Most trails of the youth hostels pass through the well-marked roads.
The international hiking trails across the Grand-Duchy
European hiking trails
E2 with 4850 km from Ireland to Nice.
E3 with 6950 km from Bulgaria to Spain
GR - long-distance footpaths
3 GRs cross Luxembourg.
Rhine/Meuse from Andernach (D) to Monthermée (F)
The trail of Saint-Jacques – Camino de Santiago de Compostela
All trails guide to Santiago de Compostela and one of them through Luxembourg. To go on a pilgrimage, to disconnect from daily or discover the country, these routes take you across Europe to Spain.
The Mullerthal Trail and other local hiking trails of the region
On a length of 110 km, the Mullerthal Trail with its 3 tours passes through all the natural particularities of the Mullerthal Region – Luxembourg’s Little Switzerland. 2 of the trails pass Echternach, the cultural and touristic center of the region. Natural paths lead through forests and pastures and can be combined with impressive canyons and bizarre rock formations. There are also a huge number of well-marked local footpaths which help you to discover the beautiful region.
The NaturWanderPark deluxe
The NaturWanderPark deluxe boasts 23 circular trails with a total of 400 kilometres of highly enjoyable walking.
This trail exists since 2012 and runs through the heart of the Belgian and Luxembourgish Ardennes with 104 km from La Roche-en-Ardenne (B) to Kautenbach (L). You just have to follow the signs with the white wave on a blue background. Several loops are also signposted.
Hiking Trails of the Ardennes
The Ardennes in the north of the country have an extensive network of hiking trails.
Webwalking in the Kiischpelt
The webwalking is a variation and evolution of the traditional educational paths.
The hiking trails of the Moselle
Flat footpaths across the Moselle or more intensive paths through vineyards exist as well and are signposted. The set of hiking maps shows 400 km of hiking trails in the region of the Luxembourg Moselle.
The guide "201 selected walks in Luxembourg" shows you some walking tours across the Grand-Duchy with a distance of 4 to 16 km. The starting points are easily joinable by car. The guide is available in nearly every bookstore in Luxembourg.
Trails with the national train association (CFL)
The guide “train, walk, cycle” shows you a selection of 71 walking and cycling tours from one station to the other. The guide is available in nearly every bookstore in Luxembourg.
Depending on the region, detailed maps are available. Otherwise, topographic maps available at the Land Registry and Topography of Luxembourg are ideal for hiking. For hiking, it is best to use the tourist publishing with a scale of 1:20.000.