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Nature experiences in the Eifel are almost unlimited. Here you can still enjoy flora and fauna with all senses.

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"Aussichtsplattform „Am Johannesknecht" in St. Johann

St. Johann

The viewing platform "Am Johannesknecht" at the county road 21 just before the entrance to St. Johann offers a magnificent view over the Nettetal and Mayen up to Maifeld and Mosel.

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Das Grubenrad weißt den Weg zur Grube Bendisberg, © Svenja Schulze-Entrup

Besucherbergwerk "Grube Bendisberg" in Langenfeld

Langenfeld

The 3-shaft-visitor mine "Grube Bendisberg" offers awesome insights deep in the inside of the earth. Old miner-traditions become alive in midst of broken stones.

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Booser Doppelmaar, © Touristik-Büro Vodereifel

Booser Doppelmaar - Vulkanpark

Boos

At the "Booser Doppelmaar", western of the municiplity Boos it gives two extensive flat basins in the countryside. One of the two is a dry maar. The other is a pond. They are created through the meeting of hot magma.

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Booser Eifelturm 2, © Remet/Kappest

Booser Eifelturm

Boos

The about 25 m high wooden tower, was in the mai 2004 opende ,is a highlight for tourists. The tower enthusiastic vistors not just in the rural district Mayen-Koblenz but from near and far.

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Historische Fotos Bausberg, © http://www.kehrig-eifel.de/index.php/kehriger-gesc

Die Grube "Bausberg" I und II in Kehrig

Kehrig

Pit Bausberg I and II in Kehrig.

Until a few decades ago, slate mining dominated large parts of our region as far as the Moselle. The population of the local church Kehrig lived to a large extent from the work in the resident slate mines Bausberg I and Bausberg II…

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Eifelmuseum 1, © Stadt Mayen/Seydel

Eifelmuseum - Museumswelten Mayen

Mayen

ovevaburg castle is a symbol of the town of Mayen. It can be seen from far and wide, towering over the town centre.

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Erlebniswelten Grubenfeld Mitmachstation, © Kappest/Vulkanpark GmbH

Erlebniswelten Grubenfeld (mining site Experience Worlds)

Mayen

What did humans do with the volcanic rocks? What did they create from them? How did they obtain these rocks? And how were they able to shape them? The quarry field Volcano Park experience centre has interesting answers to all these questions.

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Ettringer Bellerberg - Vulkanpark

Ettringen

The car park " Ettringer Lay " is a starting point for a hike to the " Ettringer Bellerberg ". For about 200. 000 years flows out of the volcan three enormous lava flows in the enviroment below the volcano.

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Landschaftsdenkmal Ettringer Lay, © Vulkanpark/Kappest

Ettringer Lay - Vulkanpark

Ettringen

About 150 years ago in the " Ettringer Lay " ( Lay= stone quarry ) the deepest stone beeches around the Bellerberg volcano were formed. Not without danger the mighty stone columns of its western lava flow were broken here in order to extract building material or paving stones from it…

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Blick zur Hohen Acht, © © Volker Windheuser

Hohe Acht mit Kaiser Wilhelm-Turm

Herresbach

With 747 m it is the highest elevation of the Eifel !

The " Hohe Acht " is a tertiary volcano and last but not least because of the 16,30 m high " Kaiser-Wilhelm-Turmes " on its top since 1909 visible from afar.

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