A couple of years ago we ventured just a few miles out of the valley to the “Geierlay Hängseilbrücke” at Mörsdorf in the Hunsrück. Wow, what a bridge that is!
Opened just a little over two years ago, at 360 meters in length it’s the longest rope (or in this case, cable) suspension bridge in Germany. It sits about 100 metres at its highest point and whilst it is not for the faint hearted, the views from it are very impressive.
The bridge is part of a network of walking and hiking trails that criss cross the area. It is about a kilometer by foot from the village of Mörsdorf where parking is available (sadly not free, although access to the bridge is) along with a visitor centre and a couple of cafes.
By the way, please excuse my finger blurring the bottom left of the picture!