Zwillbrocker Venn

Zwillbrocker Venn

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Recommended by 294 out of 307 cyclists


  • Simon Rosmolen

    Zwillbrocker Venn is a nature reserve on the Dutch-German border. The forest and swamp area was created after peat was cut here. Many birds perch here, including a colony of about forty flamingos (!). This makes it the northernmost breeding ground in Europe for this tropical pink appearance.

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    • June 23, 2020

  • Elisabeth

    Run now. At the moment the Lachmövensee has no water. Is also very nice to watch

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    • October 15, 2018

  • Frank 🚲 👈

    Grandiose 🤗 super beautiful landscape and unique bird life, with a little luck you can see flamingos there dort

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    • March 31, 2020

  • Tom Pfrey

    Shallow lake where in the spring months (March to July) the world's northernmost flamingo colony resides. We were there in mid-July 2019 and the flamingos already gone. A pity, but I'll be back!

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    • July 17, 2019

  • pehei

    There are nowhere else to see flamingos anywhere. Even though the population that lives here are animals that were originally bred from zoos. Unfortunately nobody told me before that the animals are already in their winter quarters in July. So only a dry fallen moor was admired. The peace was still nice and so the stop was still worth something.

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    • July 17, 2019

  • Thomas Verhülsdonk

    Beautiful resting place - here you can let nature work on you.

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    • July 2, 2020

  • Willi Winzig

    To watch flamingos bring a pair of binoculars.

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    • April 24, 2018

  • Dolf_Mohr

    Two dry summers were enough to drive away the flamingos and other animals that have been breeding there for 40 years, perhaps forever. Anyone who still denies climate change should stop by here and think about it. It's nice here anyway, but the situation is serious.

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    • September 19, 2020

  • der_A_Bonn

    The Zwillbrocker VennFlamingo tourism until the heath wobbles :-)

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    • May 26, 2018

  • ulli

    From the 20th to the 23rd of July 2018 we stayed close to the Biological Station. Could count 7 Young Flamingos. 5 of them can be seen on the second picture of me.
    Everyone hopes the water will be enough to get them up to flying.

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    • January 2, 2019

  • ulli

    In order to deepen from the newly created Moorsee the later Flammingoinsel was artificially created. The effort has paid off through the settlement of bird diversity.

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    • January 2, 2019

  • Boos

    Be sure to stop and read why there are flamingos in the Zwillbrocker Venn! Very interesting!

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    • July 20, 2020

  • Grubenmann

    The Zwillbrocker Venn is a beautiful area for hiking or cycling.

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    • September 22, 2020

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