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Blick auf die Externsteine

Blick auf die Externsteine

Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 1426 out of 1465 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Naturpark Teutoburger Wald / Eggegebirge

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  • Konrad Böert

    The Externsteine are one of the most important sights in the Teutoburg Forest. Several hiking trails meet here and you can relax in peace.

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    • January 11, 2021

  • Great area, but seen widely as it is often very crowded right in front of it. Away from the stones, however, there are wonderful hiking trails and many beautiful things to explore.

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    • January 12, 2021

  • This natural wonder must be seen. Simply in the plane these stones

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    • January 12, 2021

  • The impressive 40m high rock formation is one of the most remarkable natural and cultural monuments in Central Europe. From various places, such as here from the hiking cross, there is always a very beautiful view of the mystical rocks.

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    • June 29, 2022

  • Nice view of the Externsteine.

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    • February 18, 2021

  • Originally grown forest

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    • July 11, 2021

  • Nice area for walking

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    • June 5, 2021

  • The Externsteine are one of the most important sights in the Teutoburg Forest. Several hiking trails meet here and you can relax in peace.

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    • September 15, 2021

  • The sight alone is worth it. I enjoyed it

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    • November 29, 2021

  • Nice view of the Externsteine. There are a few benches in the area to sit and relax.

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    • April 18, 2022

  • Very nice, quiet place with a view of the Externsteine.

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    • July 5, 2022

  • Opening hours and tickets
    Opening hours of the information center and interactive exhibition Externsteine, free admission:
    April to October: daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
    March, November and December: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m
    January and February: Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m

    Opening hours ascent rock:
    Summer season: (April - October): daily from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m
    Winter season (November – March): Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m

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    • August 31, 2022

  • For 4€ you can climb the two rocks via stairs

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    • June 23, 2022

  • "An impressive natural and cultural monument are the Externsteine, a group of rocks made of Osningsandstein. This was formed in the lower Cretaceous period as a sea deposit. About 70 million years ago, the layer was folded up vertically by shifts in the earth's crust. The softer rocks were washed away by water and wind washed away and only the hard sandstone remained, which rises up today with its striking rocks.
    In addition to the free-standing rock formation, there are nine other rocks that can hardly be made out in the shelter of the forest. These rock biotopes are of particular importance for rare animal and plant species, such as the dripped Spitzmoos, which can only be found in this area nationwide. Eagle owls have also been breeding in this area since 2006."
    naturpark-teutoburgerwald.de/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/024-0071-19-Flyer-Externsteine-web.pdf

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    • August 16, 2022

  • "...We can see the bizarre rocks from afar, which reach 40 meters high into the sky. Two of the thirteen rocks can be climbed via countless steps carved into the Externsteine..."
    You can find detailed information at: netreisetagebuch.de/externsteine-wandern

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    • November 6, 2022

  • You can climb part of the rocks. After rainy days you should be careful. It is often overcrowded on weekends. It is also worth knowing that this place is haunted by esoteric groups at certain times, most notably the summer solstice and Walpurgis Night. Unfortunately, right-wing extremist groups sometimes also meet there.

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    • 6 days ago

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