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Circular route excavation fortress of Mont Royal

  • start: Hikers' car park near the Mont Royal holiday village
  • destination: Hikers' car park near the Mont Royal holiday village
  • easy
  • 2,82 km
  • 50 minutes
  • 37 m
  • 296 m
  • 264 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 20 / 100

Hike through parts of the former fortress of Mont Royal

Starting point: car park near to the Landal Mont Royal holiday village

If you want to start the hike directly from Kröv, start at the Kesselstatt Chapel and follow hiking trail 8 and then 9 to the car park

The circular route R leads over part of the former fortress of Mont Royal built between 1687-92 by Louis XIV, destroyed in 1697. The fortress was one of the biggest fortresses of the 17th century and was a base of operations for Ludwig XIV's Rhine army for a decade.

The circular route shows various information boards about the fortress. The two viewpoints Rabenwerk and Eulenwerk offer impressive views of the Moselle valley.

General information

  • dogFriendly
  • scenic
  • culture
  • top
Safety Guidelines

A firm shoe is required. In winter and when it is wet, special care is required due to the risk of slipping when visiting the casemates. Some casemates are currently not accessible for security reasons, please note the relevant information on site.


a flashlight to visit the underground cellars (casemates) is recommended


The short detour to the Eulenwerk viewpoint is definitely worthwhile for a great view of the Moselle and the Enkirch lock.

Getting there

 from Kröv via the K63 and K64 to the Mont Royal hiking car park

from Traben-Trarbach via the K64 to the Mont Royal hiking car park


Mont Royal hiking car park


Flyer Mont Royal available from the Tourist Information Traben-Trarbach


Hiking Map Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv

Additional Information

Tourism information Kröv


Tel. 06541-9486


  • Street (10%)
  • Path (26%)
  • Hiking Trail (65%)


This tour is presented by: Moselregion Traben-Trarbach Kröv, Author: Pia Leister-Dauns

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