The starting point of the hike is the village Ürzig. From here the path leads through the vineyard "Ürziger Würzgarten" and the theme garden of the same name. While the Moselle village was first mentioned as Ursiacum in 700, the "Ürziger Würzgarten" vineyard dates back to the 13th century. Ürzig is regarded as the wine-growing community with the highest share of steep slopes in Germany.
Insights into the hiking tour:
From the "Rathausplatz" the way leads through the "Würzgartenstraße" into the vineyard "Ürziger Würzgarten" in the direction of "Ürziger Höhe". After a detour through the forest, the trail leads through vineyards again, past a small chapel and the geogarden and through rose garden and spice garden. An experience for all the senses. Just above the roofs of Ürzig, 160 plant species, 20 rose varieties and are no place for refreshments along the way, but in Ürzig there are restaurants and wineries (Straußwirtschaften).
Safety informationA good head for heights is necessary at the first part of the hike. in wet weather it can be very slippery here.
Tips, hints and links
Phone: (0049) 6531/50019-0
Tourist office Ürzig
Phone: (0049) 65 32 / 26 20