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9:30 am to 4 pm

9:30 am to 6 pm

9:30 am to 7 pm


closing of the ticket office/last entry 1 hour before closing time

Travel by car‚ camper or coach to the Treetop Walk Saarschleife


The Treetop Walk is located right next to Saarland’s landmark – the Saarschleife. This unique natural spectacle is a must-see during your stay in Saarland. The Treetop Walk Saarschleife is comfortably accessible by car or coach. It is also possible to get there by public transport.

Travel map for the treetop walk Saarschleife

Travel by car‚ camper or coach
to the Treetop Walk Saarschleife

Arrival & Parking

Public Transport

Arrival by public transport

Taking the bus or train to Treetop Walk Saarschleife

Travelling to Orscholz by public transport is possible from Monday to Friday (and with restrictions at weekends) using bus line 250 from Merzig. Get the bus off at the station “Cloef, Orscholz Mettlach”. From there it’s approximately a 5-minute walk to the entrance of the trail. Please check with the local public transport service for information on timetables before starting your journey.

Arrival by car

Arrival by car

Parking at Treetop Walk Saarschleife

In close distance to the Treetop Walk Saarschleife, you will find well signposted parking areas. These are public and subject to a charge. You may use them for all the surrounding attractions, including your visit to the Treetop Walk.

Parking fees for cars (charged by the hour):
Up to 2 hours 1,50 €
Up to 4 hours 3,00 €
Up to 6 hours 4,50 €
Daily ticket 6,00 €

Coach or Camper Van

Arrival by coach or camper van

Parking for coaches and motorhomes

You are planning a group trip or touring with a camper van? Parking spaces for coaches and motorhomes are located close to the trail. Coaches may use car park P1, for which a fee is charged. Camper vans can park at the Saarschleife Rehab Clinic. Unfortunately, there are no supply and waste disposal facilities provided there. The local authority asks for your patience in this matter. Alternatively, there is a parking area near the Abbey Brewery in Mettlach with facilities for supply and disposal.

Parking fees for coaches
Daily ticket 10,00 €

Please pay the parking fee at the cash terminal at the end of your visit. A separate receipt for coach parking fees will be printed out at the cash terminal on request.

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FAQs about your time on the Treetop Walk



Are children allowed to walk on the trail on their own?

Are children allowed to walk on the trail on their own?

Children under the age of 14 need an adult supervisor.

For children, we offer the Comic Rallye across the Treetop Walk. The comic boards with statements about nature and the countryside, specially installed for our younger guests, explain biodiversity topics in a playful manner.

The comic booklet, which can be purchased at the ticket office, is an accompanying booklet for the Treetop Walk. It raises questions that can be answered by reading and looking at the panels on the trail.

The path and tower do not have any steps, so you can even take baby carriages up the 40-metre-high lookout tower with you. We have a family rate for families.

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Wheelchairs for Rent

Is it possible to rent wheelchairs and walkers?

Is it possible to rent wheelchairs and walkers?

You are welcome to rent a wheelchair or walker after prior reservation by phone at +49 6865 18 64 81 0. This service is free of charge, all you have to do is leave a valid photo ID as deposit at the cash desk. Please note that on busy days all wheelchairs or walkers may already be taken.

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Duration of Visit

How long does it take to visit Treetop Walk Saarschleife?

How long does it take to visit Treetop Walk Saarschleife?

The trail has a total length of 1,250 metres. Walk along the path, discover new things and enjoy the unique view when you reach the lookout tower. Please calculate between 1 and 2 hours for your visit.

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Adventure Forest Saarschleife - Fun for the entire family

The Adventure Forest Saarschleife in Mettlach-Orscholz is an excellent destination for families. The forest playground, which covers more than 7,000 square metres, is located in the direct neighbourhood of the Treetop Walk Saarschleife and houses 25 playing and learning stations that were specially built for the Adventure Forest to be especially nature-friendly and thus fit in perfectly with the surrounding forest.

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