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Trasshöhle

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Recommended by 1852 out of 1906 hikers

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  • Roland

    "The sky in the Brohltal darkened when the Laacher Lake volcano erupted only five kilometers away, and a glowing mixture of lava particles and gases spewed into the atmosphere at intervals, each time the eruptive pillar collapsed, the material raged Ashes and lava particles filled the valleys up to 60 meters high, and the once loose materials of the glut avalanche have, over time, become a rock known as "trass" in our region, which was already built by the Romans In the Brohltal Trass, they used it, among other things, to build a house, adding finely ground lime and water to a mortar that hardens even under water, and it seems likely that it was Dutch people who exploited it in the Brohltal valley since the 16th century Trass is ideal for building dikes and docks, and it was they who gave the name to the volcanic cement: "Tyrass" is Dutch It's called "glue." The walls you see from here are hollowed out and can be visited. Because of their poorer quality, they were no longer interesting for the mining and are today an impressive testimony of the huge glut avalanche that once filled the whole valley. "
    eifel.info/a-trasshoehlen

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    • October 14, 2019

  • Claudia- Hannah

    The Trasssteinhöhlen are really beautiful and not only for children a real highlight. Fantastisch is ever the dream path cave and Schluchtensteig at Kell (Andernach).

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    • April 7, 2015

  • eyekon

    Together with the Wolfsschlucht the absolute highlight on the cave and Schluchtensteig!

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    • May 11, 2017

  • joetobn

    The Trasshöhlen and the Wolfsschlucht gorge, just a few minutes away, are the two absolute hiking highlights in the Brohltal valley.

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    • July 24, 2018

  • Jan

    The "Schluchtensteig Kell" is highly recommended, as this part of the Eiffel is even quieter than others. The beauty of the cave is also that loose sand is at the bottom, which can dampen the impact in falls
    Also, there are not many caves on the Rhine, which are so freely accessible

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    • December 30, 2017

  • Ela Ado

    Beautiful here, especially with children's much to discover

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    • May 2, 2018

  • Jens

    Very nice caves. Especially for children.

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    • April 29, 2018

  • Shay

    At the caves you can see the exit, so you can enter people with claustrophobia

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    • February 16, 2019

  • Jolanta

    Mighty rock faces, Trasshöhlen, jungle atmosphere in the wolfsschlucht, waterfall. Simply beautiful round

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    • February 24, 2019

  • Wilfried

    Well worth it, impressive nature with boards well explained.

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    • September 2, 2018

  • eyekon

    Together with the Wolfsschlucht the absolute highlight on the cave and Schluchtensteig! Great location!

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    • May 11, 2017

  • Waldwanderer Von Trekking-mit-familie.de

    Spectacular walk through the cave

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    • October 5, 2018

  • Jolanta

    Belongs to the most beautiful traumpaden. On the weekend too much going on, problems with parking, but it is always worth it

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    • February 24, 2019

  • Markus auf dem Weg😊

    For children intended a little adventure.

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    • February 25, 2019

  • JR on Tour

    Huge Cave ... Impressive, what nature can create like this

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    • June 30, 2019

  • joetobn

    The trass caves are next to the Wolf Gorge to the absolute highlights of Brohltal. In two places you can explore the caves without any problems.

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    • July 22, 2018

  • Jolanta

    No matter which route you choose, they are all great. But .... Dear midweek, the weekend is always very busy there.

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    • February 25, 2019

  • Markus auf dem Weg😊

    Something different and really exciting for children

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    • February 25, 2019

  • 🇩🇪 Jas On 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

    The story behind it is very interesting. Hard to believe that these beautiful trass caves should have been created by a kind of ash stream (Lahar).

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    • September 5, 2019

  • Roland

    "The sky in the Brohl valley darkened when the Laacher See volcano erupted just five kilometers away. A scorching mixture of lava particles and gases shot into the atmosphere at intervals. Every time the eruptive column collapsed, the material rushed up an air cushion through the surrounding valleys - ash and lava particles filled the valleys up to 60 meters high. Over time, the loose materials of the glowing avalanche have caked into a rock that is known in our region as “Trass”. The Romans built it In the Brohl Valley Trass and used it for building houses, among other things. Finely ground it with the addition of lime and water results in a mortar that hardens under water. It is obvious that it was the Dutch who began mining in the Brohl Valley in the 16th century because Trass is ideal for the construction of dykes and docks, and it was you who gave the volcanic cement its name: “Tyrass” is Dutch and means “glue” Trass walls, which you can see from here, have been excavated and can be visited. Because of their poor quality, they were no longer of interest for mining and are now an impressive testimony to the huge glowing avalanche that once filled the entire valley. "
    eifel.info/a-trasshoehlen

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    • October 14, 2019

  • HEINZ d.P.

    The Engeln volcano express brings you with a certain comfort
    after angels in the middle
    Tuff area with walk-in
    Quarries and splendid
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    • May 22, 2020

  • KADMZ

    Nice caves not far from the road

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    • June 21, 2018

  • RBo12

    Good shoes recommended (slippery stones, leaves, etc.).
    At Christmas time a lot of "public traffic" (families, etc.) through Christmas hikes (cribs).
    Challenging climbs - Tour is a lot of fun.

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    • December 30, 2018

  • Pauls Artur

    Very interesting caves that you can also go into.

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    • April 13, 2020


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