Round trip Windsborn crater lake and Meerfeld Maar

The circular tour to the Windsborn crater lake and Meerfeld Maar starts in the idyllic town of Manderscheid. A short companion to the waterfall and the Wolfsschlucht is the Kleine Kyll. The observation tower on the Mosenberg offers an excellent view into the distance. From there it is only a stone's throw to the Windsborn crater lake, a small fairytale volcanic crater lake that invites you to linger. A little tip: plan a little more time to enjoy the peace and quiet!The next highlight is just a few kilometres away: the Meerfeld Maar. Here the volcanic silhouette shows itself in a very special way.


Highlights along the way:

• 3.1 km waterfall and Wolfsschlucht (wolf gorge)
• 4.9 km detour to the volcano park
• 6.1 km Mosenberg observation tower
• 6.7 km Windsborn crater lake
• 10.4 km Meerfeld Maar


Hiking-friendly hosts:

Planning an overnight stay? 
You can easily search for the hiking-friendly hosts of the Eifel at GesundLand Vulkaneifel GmbH according to you wishes and also book them online.


Round trip Windsborn crater lake and Meerfeld Maar
5:00 h
16,6 km
376 m
376 m

source Eifel Tourismus GmbH · author: Vera Esch / GesundLand Vulkaneifel

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