Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 241 out of 251 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

  • Toralf

    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

  • Torsten

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

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    • April 7, 2018

  • Benjamin Henkelmann

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

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    • March 21, 2016

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bent Schrader

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

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    • July 30, 2017

  • Carola K.

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

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    • March 31, 2018

  • 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

  • Federmaennel & Snoo Py Ly

    Absolutely rugged and exciting

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    • January 3, 2017

  • Hentschel

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

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    • September 16, 2018

  • 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

  • idefix87bw

    Happy hike again

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    • May 30, 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

  • Wanderwichtel

    Catering option recommended. For a small fee, the waterfall is reinforced with a flood.

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    • July 24, 2017

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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Location: Saxon Switzerland, Saxon Switzerland-East Ore Mountains, Saxony, Germany


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