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Gorges are incredibly beautiful places, and you’ve got 20 to choose from in Germany. Just browse our list of the best gorges below and see photos, tips and extra info to help you visit one of these beautiful places on your next adventure in Germany.

The top 20 gorges in Germany

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    Schwedenlöcher

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    The Schwedenlöcher are a particularly exciting section and my personal highlight in Saxon Switzerland. This section got its name in the Thirty Years War when farmers from the village of …

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    Drachenschlucht

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    At its narrowest points Passage through the Drachenschlucht is only 70 cm wide, right and left towering mossy rock faces up to 10 m above the gurgling Marienbach. Over millions …

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    Stephanie
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    Partnachklamm

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    If in the summer fog billows just above the water and in winter the icicles from the walls, the magic of this place is almost tangible. 80 feet deep, the …

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    Breitachklamm

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    The waters of the Breitach rushing through a narrow gorge from some hundred meters high, partly overhanging rock walls, falls over rock ledges further into the depth and sprayed thereby …

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    Himmelsleiter

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    If you have the time and, above all, the courage, you should not miss the ascent through the ladder ladder. A long and narrow staircase leads up through a narrowing …

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    Höllentalklamm

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    Anyone who follows the Hammersbach on its way through the gorge on footbridges, tunnels and bridges will experience a spectacle of nature at any time. Towered over by 150-meter-high cliffs, …

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    Schwarzachklamm

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    The Schwarzach Gorge, also known as Schwarzachschlucht or Schwarzachdurchbruch, is one of Bavaria's most beautiful geotopes and is designated as a nature reserve.

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    Starzlachklamm

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    Anyone who walks through this wildly romantic gorge with its steeply rising rock walls, huge boulders, the foaming water swirls and the rock gate will once again fall in love …

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    Stephanie
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    9

    Leutascher Geisterklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Large waterfalls, blue pools, deep gorges - the Leutascher gorge will delight children of all ages. Last but not least, the two impressive bridges provide the gorge.

    The gorge is …

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    Stephanie
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    Wolfsschlucht

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    About metallic stairs it goes here steeply, but safely down from the Hockstein by the Wolfsschlucht in the direction of the city Hohnstein.

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    Margarethenschluchtpfad

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    A short but impressive gorge in the small Odenwald. The rugged and very steep gorge is hardly expected in the rather gentle Odenwald and the climb is not quite as …

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    Daniel
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    12

    Ruppertsklamm

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    A highlight on the Rheinsteig. Good tread resistance and footwear must be present

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    Jost
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    Ehrbachklamm

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    In the Ehrbachklamm you can get in touch with rocks and water, listen to the silence of the forest and the sound of the water, overcome the slopes and enjoy …

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    Stephanie
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    Holzbachschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Very nice hiking trail along the Holzbach. Especially in the summer in hot temperatures, it is still very pleasant and refreshing due to the dense foliage of the trees and …

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    Andi Te
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    Bodetal

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    The Bodetal is probably the most beautiful valley in the Harz and is also one of the most beautiful gorges in Germany. In some places it is also referred to …

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    Ravennaschlucht

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    Even the way to the Ravenna gorge is packed with highlights. Past old saws, mills and at the rope factory one passes here already a lot of highlights. Arrived at …

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    Almbachklamm

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    The pure power of the water drifts in the oldest marble ball mill in Germany at the entrance to the Almbachklamm perfectly round balls of coarse marble dry. Behind it …

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    Kirnitzschklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Great tour along the upper Kirnitzsch. Start at the hiking car park Buchenparkhalle to the upper lock, from there by boat or alternatively hike, then to the Wolfsschlucht (blue and …

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    Wolfsschlucht

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    You should definitely go there during the week, on the weekend it is quite crowded. But it's worth it.

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    Gauchachschlucht

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    A beautiful gorge to hike through, with lots of places for individual rest. In the opposite direction, you can eat and take a break in the castle mill. All in …

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    Tip by
    Christian

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