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Suspension bridge

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  • Hängeseilbrücke 3
    / Hängeseilbrücke 3
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Ansicht Geierlay
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  • / Besucherzentrum
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  • / Hängeseilbrücke 4
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  • / Foto
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  • / Hängeseilbrücke Geierlay Sosberg
    Photo: Philipp Bohn
  • / Ansicht Hängeseilbrücke
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  • / Geierlay
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  • / Geierlay 1
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  • / Beschilderung
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  • / Hängeseilbrücke Geierlay
    Photo: Inge Faust
  • / Brückenkopf
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  • / Drohnenaufnahme
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One of the most beautiful hanging rope bridges in Germany.

The suspension bridge "Geierlay" , lenght 360 m,  midth 80 cm and  100 m over ground in the middle of the hunsrück between Mörsdorf and Sosberg along the Saar- Hunsrück-Steig.  


Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH
Balduinstraße 44
56856 Zell (Mosel)
Phone +49 6542 9622-0
Fax +49 6542 9622-29 

Information point at the suspension bridge in Mörsdorf
Kastellauner Str.23
56290 Mörsdorf
Phone  +49 6762 9034080

Tourist Information Ferienregion Kastellaun
Marktstr. 16
56288 Kastellaun
Phone  +49 6762 401873 or 401698

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Information at the visitor center Geierlay in Mörsdorf: 
Monday, Wednesday, Sunday and holidays  10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

The suspension rope bridge opens on Saturday, July 10th, 2021 under the following conditions:

- Accessible daily from 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
- Otherwise the bridge is locked
- There is one-way traffic, which means that the bridge can only be crossed from Mörsdorf to Sosberg. Return either via the hiking trail or by taxi from Sosberg.
- A hygiene tax is levied at € 5.00 per person (children up to and including 14 years of age are free of charge).
- The fee has to be paid on site and it is not possible to book in advance.
- There is a requirement to keep a distance and a mask. The mask may be removed if the distance to other guests is guaranteed or must be put on if there are crowds of people
- Danger! Road closure between Buch and Mörsdorf. Please follow the signposted diversion or drive from Kastellaun via Uhler, Korweiler, Zilshausen and Lahr.


50.091733, 7.341176
50°05'30.2"N 7°20'28.2"E
32U 381346 5550147
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Routes to this place

recommended route Geierlayschleife (Geierlayloop)
6.6 km
2:30 h
252 m
285 m
14.7 km
5:00 h
716 m
552 m
recommended route Geierlay Circular Cycle Route
34.7 km
2:45 h
312 m
311 m
13.3 km
5:00 h
251 m
413 m
27.4 km
7:30 h
706 m
545 m
316.8 km
93:08 h
7,409 m
7,467 m
recommended route Multistage route Mosel-Hunsrück: Von Bernkastel-Kues bis Mörsdorf.
51.3 km
16:00 h
1,450 m
1,226 m
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Suspension bridge

zwischen Sosberg und Mörsdorf
56858 Sosberg
Phone (0049) 6542 96220

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