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Recommended by 601 out of 627 hikers


  • Tobias

    If you want to experience a little adventure, you can crawl through the herring cave here. It is really pitch dark in the cave, a flashlight is an advantage. If you do not want to go through the dark cave, you can of course pass it by.

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    • July 2, 2014

  • Alwin

    Little climbing fun in the Teifelsgrund and that through a cave.
    A welcome cooling off, especially on hot days.

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    • August 13, 2020

  • Steve

    Natural circular route through a very pristine valley. The clean air, clean water and prevailing cool cellar climate allow a variety of rare lichens, mosses and ferns to live here. The path should be taken with sturdy shoes. You also have to pass through some narrow crevices in some places where water and mud can stand. If that does not bother you, you will be rewarded with a wonderful natural backdrop.

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    • May 1, 2017

  • Carola K.

    Comparatively less well-versed, entertaining round trip with stone caves and creeping places.

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    • March 31, 2018

  • Torsten

    Not the fish gave this place the name, but the discoverer.

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    • April 7, 2018

  • ToralfS

    Torch or flashlight take - insbesondre the first is an absolute highlight for children, even if the cave is not very large / long - 10m ??

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    • August 3, 2016

  • Steve

    Although the cave itself is not quite as spectacular as expected, but the way leads there through the natural breathtaking Teufelsgrund. In some places it is quite narrow and also with water and mud can be expected in the rainy months, but the beauty of nature compensates for all efforts.

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    • May 1, 2017

  • Martl

    The cave is a collapse cave with two entrances. The short course overcomes a height difference of a few meters in easy climbing. Despite the small size, it is initially dark when entering. Artificial lighting is not absolutely necessary but recommended.

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    • August 15, 2021

  • Denkus

    The devil dreads are a challenge for adults. Certain sections can only be squat. Recommendation: start the round with the devil snakes! and return to the starting point via the Devil's Chamber.

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    • November 3, 2016

  • Bent Schrader

    Beautiful wild and romantic path, where you have to partially on all fours.

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    • July 30, 2017

  • Benjamin Henkelmann

    Absolutely right, we also had a lot of fun with this tour section. Great nature!

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    • March 21, 2016

  • Enno

    Especially with children a great adventure and definitely recommended!

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    • August 17, 2017

  • André75

    That's why it's always wet and cool. A tour in midsummer is therefore advisable.

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    • May 11, 2018

  • Hentschel

    An ascent of the herring cave is very exciting, especially for children.

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    • September 16, 2018

  • Klausi

    It's easy to get through here.

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    • November 1, 2020

  • Federmaennel & Snoo Py Ly

    Absolutely rugged and exciting

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    • January 3, 2017

  • Markus

    Here you have to climb something and make yourself small. But it's really fun :)

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    • April 26, 2019

  • Katja

    There are many beautiful corners to discover

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    • May 4, 2019

  • Coriander

    Rather, something for "adventurers" and children who can live with it to get dirty. My wanted to durchkrauchen 10 times in a row. But it's also fun.

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    • June 1, 2019

  • Thomas

    The cave is located in the Devil's Gorge and can be reached only with slight "climbing" over / under the rocks lying in the gorge. But a detour is worth it.

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    • July 24, 2019

  • Olli77

    We thought it was funny, you have to pass some caves and sometimes you are traveling on all fours!

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    • November 16, 2015

  • idefix87bw

    Happy hike again

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    • May 30, 2019

  • Lord Richie

    You have to climb a bit, because the cave for a few meters up in the arch

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    • June 10, 2019

  • Christina

    If you are on the Malerweg, you should definitely make a detour here.

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    • August 31, 2020

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