The 6 stages of the Vennbahn Relaxed through the border region

Stage 1 Aachen – Raeren

22.2km
1h 30m
247

Starting from Aachen, the first stage takes you through the former abbey town of Kornelimünster across the border to Raeren. The route is tarmacked throughout and is not particularly challenging.

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Stage 2 Raeren – Monschau

26.2km
1h 45m
239

With the former railway station in Raeren as your starting point, you cycle via Roetgen, repeatedly crossing backwards and forwards between Belgium and Germany. The route ends in the picturesque town of Monschau.

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Stage 3 Monschau – Waimes

26.7km
1h 45m
203

Visitors will gain a good first impression of the unique high moor landscape of the High Fens between the start of the route in Monschau and the finishing point in Waimes.

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Stage 4 Waimes – St. Vith

17km
1h 8m
89

Starting from Waimes, you ride through the stunning foothills of the Ardennes, whereby the going is relatively easy. An ideal location for paddocks, which you can marvel at by the woodland area of Wolfsbusch.

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Stage 5 St. Vith – Burg-Reuland

14.7km
1h
197

To the south of St. Vith, you make your way down deeper into the Our valley through small river meadows and Lommersweiler tunnel. Once again, numerous streams and small rivers are your constant companion along the route and provide you with a landscape rich in variety

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Stage 6 Burg Reuland – Troisvierges

17.6km
1h 15m
381

Starting from Reuland Castle, Lengeler tunnel will bring you straight into Luxembourg. An appealing educational bat trail has been set up on the Luxembourg side of the tunnel.

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Attractions along the Vennbahn Don't miss any of the highlights along the Vennbahn!

High Fens Distance to the Vennbahn: 5 km

Nature reserve with unique flora and fauna and one of the last preserved high moors in Europe.

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Robertville Lake Distance to the Vennbahn: 1,5 km

The construction of the dam almost 90 years ago has made Robertville a Mecca for those in search of rest and relaxation. The idyllically located bathing lake spans an area of around 198 acres.

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Bütgenbach Lake Distance to the Vennbahn: 4 km

The location and its dam are a popular local recreational area offering outstanding sports and leisure facilities.

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Accommodation along the Vennbahn Bicycle-friendly accommodation along the cycle path

Hotel Hirsch Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,5 km

Family-run business in a rural setting with 28 guest rooms in 2 categories.

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Gîte d’Etape des Hautes Fagnes Distance to the Vennbahn: 3 km

Situated at the highest point in Belgium and surrounded by green countryside, the lodge is the perfect destination at any time of the year.

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Hotel Domaine des Hautes Fagnes Distance to the Vennbahn: 3 km

Lying close to the highest point in Belgium, in the heart of the High Fens Nature Reserve, the Hotel Domaine des Hautes Fagnes provides the ideal setting for relaxing days, gastronomic experiences or seminars.

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