Eifel-Blick Königsberg bei Urft

Eifel-Blick Königsberg bei Urft

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Recommended by 324 out of 339 hikers


  • joetobn

    Especially in the late afternoon, when the sun goes down behind the Steinfeld monastery, a very nice place to unwind.

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    • April 7, 2020

  • Silke mit Yuna & Yomi

    The "Eifel Views" are an initiative of the German-Belgian Nature Park
    and from Rureifel-Tourismus e. V .. There are particularly beautiful viewpoints in the Eifel.
    (There are over 60 of them and IF THE KOMOOT TEAM DOESN'T DELETE THEM, I'll try to collect them all!)

    The Königsberg has a height of about 500 meters above sea level and is surrounded by richly structured forest, which is the habitat of many animal and plant species that are worthy of protection. It is therefore part of the "Auen und Hänge an Urft und Gillesbach" nature reserve, which is also part of the European "Natura 2000" system of protected areas.
    On the opposite side of the Gillesbach valley, the Steinfeld monastery rises to the west. The complex is considered to be one of the best preserved monastic monuments in the Rhineland. The history goes back over 1000 years.
    During the secularization under French rule, the monastery was abolished in 1802 and became state property. The buildings then served various secular uses.
    The order of the Salvatorians took over the monastery in 1923 and revitalized it. The Salvatorians have been doing pastoral work since then, founded a high school and a boarding school for boys, and run a publishing bookstore, an educational facility and a guest house.

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    • October 25, 2018

  • Martin & Sabine neben der Spur

    The two small entrances from the Eifelsteig to this view of the Eifel are differently challenging. Those who shy away from the steeper steps of the southern entrance will find it easier to get up on the northern side. There is a bench and an information board that explains the panorama.

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    • May 4, 2020

  • Gerd

    Here you have a beautiful unobstructed view of Steinfeld Monastery and the surrounding area.

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    • January 19, 2017

  • Robbimama

    good view of Steinfeld Abbey

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    • October 10, 2017

  • Jo

    Great view of the monastery Steinfeld and the surrounding area!

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    • February 9, 2018

  • Patrick

    A nice place to take a break.

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    • May 24, 2020

  • R.Bungartz

    At an altitude of approx. 500 meters above sea level. The Eifel view in Königsberg gives visitors a fantastic view of the Steinfeld monastery.

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    • July 18, 2020

  • Guido

    Really nice view further .. including Steinfeld

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    • February 9, 2017

  • JürgenW

    Great view of the Steinfeld monastery

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    • February 20, 2020

  • Katharina

    Very nice view with a bench to rest

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    • August 17, 2020

  • Gerda

    The short, steep ascent to the Eifelblick Königsberg should not be missed. The view of Steinfeld is wonderful

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    • October 7, 2020

  • Robbimama

    beautiful view of Kloster Steinfeld

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    • October 10, 2017

  • Wanderklaus

    A beautiful path with a distant view.

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    • October 6, 2019

  • Gss

    We love to be in the beautiful monastery complex and in the monastery cafe.

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    • April 7, 2020

  • Andreas H. (Highbelt)

    Nice place with a view to take a break. Unfortunately only one bank😞

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    • October 13, 2020

  • Frank Rmr

    one of the best views over the Gillesbach valley to the Steinfeld monastery

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    • April 4, 2021

  • Pedro V.

    Another view of Steinfeld Monastery - from a beech forest "hall"!

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    • May 2, 2021

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