Beautiful rock formations made of red sandstone. The red sandstone cliffs in the Rur Valley have been under nature protection since 1999. Eagle owls have been breeding here again for some time. Every year the eagle owls are counted in the rocks of the Rur valley and the young are ringed. In 2017, five uhu pairs were able to raise ten cubs in the Rur Valley. Source: bund-dueren.de/themen_projekte/buntsandsteinfelsen
September 12, 2020
Beautiful Buntsandsteinfelsen and great views from the wayside
October 5, 2019
Views, beautiful trails and not crowded during the week
December 13, 2016
Beautiful sandstone rocks, great hiking trails and the whole in the Eifel.
It is not without reason that the Eifel is said to be versatile!
October 4, 2018
Beautiful red sandstone rocks hidden in the dense green deciduous tree forest. In places nice view from the roadside.
October 25, 2020
One of the most beautiful hiking areas in the Rureifel
February 28, 2021
"... Two different rock formations meet in the Rur Valley. In addition to the rather inconspicuous old folded slate mountains with their rather wavy profile, the steep, red rock formations from the time of the red sandstone are particularly eye-catching.
The red color of the red sandstone cliffs indicates the desert climate that prevailed in the Eifel when this rock layer was formed 220 million years ago. ... "
May 31, 2021
The Buntsandstein route begins at Kreuzau station, leaves the local area and runs through the Ruraue to Üdingen. There the path gradually rises, so that the impressive panorama of the Obermaubach reservoir can be enjoyed on the Mausauel. Over the Eugenienstein and above the Rather rocks, the route finally reaches Nideggen on winding, near-natural paths through the Hindenburg gate and the rock group of Christinenley and will more than live up to your name Castle, then along the Effelsfelsen and through the cooling bush after evenings. Between evenings and Hausen, the edge of the Eifel National Park is touched for the first time and for the last 5 kilometers to Heimbach, only the Hausener bush stands in the way of the hikers. However, this was quickly climbed and the smallest city in NRW lures with gastronomic offers. From Heimbach the now increasing Buntsandstein route leads through the national park to the "Black Cross" on the Kermeter, from there to descend to the Urft dam and finally meet the Eifelsteig after a little more than 40 km. The Buntsandstein route is "accompanied" by the Rurtalbahn between Kreuzau and Heimbach. So hikers have the perfect opportunity to hike by train: You can start and end your individual hike at one of the 11 stops or interrupt it with a short train ride to get to your next stage on the Buntsandstein route.
April 21, 2020
Fascinating rock formations, as if hidden in dense forest.
May 19, 2020
The nature reserve knows how to come up with great rock formations and many narrow paths.
July 2, 2022
A little Saxon Switzerland in the Eifel!
September 14, 2017
As the name suggests, the stone is colored and it looks really good
April 4, 2021
There are great paths, wide paths and always impressive rock formations and unexpected views.
April 25, 2022
This much to see during your walk, remains impressive!
October 10, 2022
Great area for hiking and several great views and beautiful Bund sandstone rock formations.
November 13, 2022
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