56856 Zell (Mosel)
„Collis“-trail (about 7 km, about two hours of walking)
The Collisturm, with his view platform, is a particularly popular destination for hikers who have from here a marvellous look at Zell and the Mosel valley. The stop station at the Collis tower is open from May till the end of October every Saturday, Sunday and on holidays from 11:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Description of the walking trail: Start at the “Zell Black Cat” Fountain, in Market Street (follow the signs) walk up Cuxborn Street, up Zeller Kehr past the Square Tower a remnant of the former town fortifications, then up to the third turning left, up to Collis Tower which was built in 1906. You will be rewarded with a wonderful view over Zell (Mosel) and the municipal districts of Kaimt, Merl and Barl, continue on from Collis Tower and take the left path to the main trail, cross the main trail and follow the right path until you reach the forest hut called Lönshöhe. From here you can enjoy a unique panoramic view over the Mosel valley, the Marienburg and the Mosel villages of Alf and Bullay. From Lönshöhe take the small path behind the hut on to the main trail and follow it left until you reach Zell-Merl going past the parish church of St. Michael, a former Minorite monastery and boasting a carved wooden altar from the Antwerp school of art dating 1525, leading on to the main road (L 197) and take a left here to reach the Mosel river bank – turn left and walk along the river until you get to the centre of Zell (Mosel) and return to your starting point at the "Black Cat"- Fountain.
November - end of March
Monday- Thursday 09:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 01:30 p.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Friday 09:00 a.m.- 01:00 p.m.
April - end of July
Monday - Friday 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
as of May additional Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
August - end of October
Monday - Friday 09:00 a.m. - 06:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.