The path leads from the summit cross to Eller station, mostly in the shade, and also offers some highlights (eg four-lake view, Roman mountain sanctuary, etc.). Only the end, starting with the descent from the mountain trail via Eller Todesangst to Geierlay and all the way down, is even more challenging - and above all, sunny;)
July 2, 2018
A super "via ferrata" or rather "climb" for beginners. There, surefootedness and, to a certain extent, height suitability can be tested. Via ferrata set is not mandatory, but advisable especially for inexperienced climbers. Sturdy shoes and gloves are required!
May 8, 2020
The Calmont high trail with the summit cross and "Vierseenblick" offers fantastic views, in the season invites you on weekends a bunch of ostrich on the cross to stop. From there, paragliders start their airy excursions over the Mosel valley.
November 7, 2019
Welcome to Calmont (hot mountain), the steepest vineyard in EuropeThe queen of the vines, the classy, fine Riesling, grows here in clean air by hand. Grown under the most favorable climatic conditions using an optimal angle of inclination to the sun & shaped by slate rich in essential minerals. Riesling, slate, sun - they shape the Calmont wine. This naturally produced specialty should be tasted at the winegrowers who grow here. Numerous hiking trails and also the via ferrata lead through the Calmont. Here you can enjoy wonderful views of the crystal, glittering Moselle, the winding Moselle valley, the Eifel and the Hunsrück. Rare animals such as the green lizard, wall lizard, smooth snake, Apollo butterfly, sail butterfly and zippammer can be found here. Peregrine falcon, buzzard and red kite circle in the sky. Rare plants such as blue lettuce, houseleek, wine rose, golden aster, rock gold star and boxwood have their habitat here. The Calmont was formed in the Devonian Age 400 million years ago. Excavations on the Calmont show that man lived here more than 2000 years ago and that viticulture was very important. Source: Text information board
August 27, 2021
Roman mountain sanctuarySince 2005, the remains of a Roman mountain sanctuary have been discovered during archaeological excavations on the Calmont mountain plateau. A temple was built at the highest point on the mountain plateau. Its ground plan corresponds to the type of Gallo-Roman temple common in the Gallic and Germanic provinces. The Roman mountain sanctuary was built on a special place given by nature. It was visible from afar from the plateaus of the Eifel and Hunsrück. From the temple there is an imposing view of the landscape with the narrow loop of the Moselle around the Petersberg with the Peterskapelle and the mountain cemetery, which is still in use today. In late Roman times there was a fortification on the mountain ridge of the Petersberg. Massive wall remains and several small finds from the 4th century AD point to another well-fortified Roman building - presumably a security post with a station for Moselle shipping - on the tip of the headland around which the Moselle flows. They were found during excavations in the ruins of the Stuben monastery church in recent years. According to the evaluation of the finds so far, the temple complex on the Calmont also existed mainly in the late Roman period from the 3rd to the second half of the 4th century AD and formed the religious center for the residents of the nearby Roman estates on the Moselle and on the high terraces on both sides of the river valley. Source: Text information board
August 27, 2021
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