Suspension bridge Geierlay
Vertigo free in airy hights
The Geierlay Bridge, Germany’s most beautiful suspension bridge, was inaugurated in the Hunsrück on October 3, 2015.
Name: "Geierlay“ Suspension Bridge
Location: In the center of the Hunsrück- spans the valley between the municipalities of Sosberg and Mörsdorf
Length: 360 Meters
Height: 100 Meters
What else is noteworthy?
The bridge is the attraction for people without a fear of heights and adventurers. Modeled after Nepalese suspension bridges, the “Geierlay Suspension Bridge” spans from one bridgehead to the other. The name was chosen in a competition and refers to the area of the land registry the bridge is located in.
Initial contact point is the visitor center in Mörsdorf, which is equipped with an information terminal, a restaurant and public facilities.
Announcement by the local municipality of Mörsdorf dated April 3, 2022:
Since 3 April 2022, the Geierlay suspension rope bridge is once again accessible 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, free of charge and without restrictions and conditions.
Further information on: www.geierlay.de
Accommodations close to the suspension bridge
Hiking around the suspension bridge
The bridge connects to legs 19 and 20 of the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig, a 410 kilometer long premium hiking trail between the towns of Perl, Trier (both by the Moselle river) and Boppard (by the Rhine river).
In addition, it can also be reached via other smaller circular routes or is located close to four Traumschleifen (dream loops).
The “Geierlayschleife” circular trail around the bridge can also be walked. Restrictions may be put in place due to weather conditions. Sturdy shoes and a steady foot are required.
Our film about the bridge