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Trasshöhlenweg

Trasshöhlenweg

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Recommended by 1027 out of 1077 hikers

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  • Yvonne

    13,000 years ago, the Lacher See volcano erupted, so this rock was created. At that time, the Romans cut off large blocks of trass and shipped them across the Rhine to Italy. In the 1800s, trass was mined and processed into a kind of cement in the mills. Today you can see these caves.

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    • October 26, 2017

  • Eifelkind

    The Trasshöhlen are really worth seeing and freely accessible. The adjacent gorge is very beautiful with many attractions.

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    • June 25, 2018

  • joetobn

    Nice path through different caves / passageways. The Trass caves are a great experience for young and old.

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    • July 21, 2018

  • Shay

    The caves are quite suitable for people with claustrophobia.

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    • February 16, 2019

  • 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

  • Jens

    Nice cave especially for children.

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    • April 29, 2018

  • JR on Tour

    The path passes through this impressive cave

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    • June 30, 2019

  • Blair ON TOUR

    Super nice cave system !!! CRAZY !!!

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    • November 29, 2019

  • Oliver Oli76Sig

    It's worth looking around the corner from time to time. While exploring you will discover other entrances and caves.

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    • August 28, 2020

  • Izzie

    Be sure to follow the path after the first large cave. Once you've walked under the rails, there are many more caves to come!

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    • October 16, 2020

  • Jensemann

    Very interesting caves that are free to explore.

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    • September 9, 2020

  • Wilfried

    Well worth it, impressive nature with boards well explained.

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    • September 2, 2018

  • Jens

    Beautiful old Bergwekshöhlen. The trail leads partly through.

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    • January 20, 2019

  • Meisterderlampe

    Old pump house ..... very exciting for children to enter the house and examine the water basin in the rear part of the house. Take a flashlight with you ...

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    • June 21, 2020

  • Alex

    Great highlight, very interesting.
    Much is explained on the boards.
    I can really recommend it.

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    • July 11, 2020

  • Teilzeitbayerin

    Fantastically beautiful but don't underestimate the stairs.
    You have to be good on foot and sure-footed.

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    • August 30, 2020

  • Vectra130

    A good 30m is in the rocks. Really cool. But watch your head 😉

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    • June 11, 2020

  • Kay

    Pleasant little quiet hike

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    • November 29, 2017

  • Nina 🌳

    Unfortunately, the cave is very hidden.

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    • July 3, 2020

  • Izzie

    Really interesting! However, flashlight is a must.

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    • October 16, 2020

  • Olli

    Freely accessible and path running through the cave

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    • April 11, 2021

  • Christopher

    The name dream path is well deserved

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    • April 22, 2021

  • Natascha

    Very impressive to walk through the caves like that. Is something for children.

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    • April 25, 2021

  • eyekon

    Great hike through varied landscape, we are extra from the Lahn-Dill-circle arrived for the tour were thrilled!

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    • May 11, 2017


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