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Saarschleife

Mettlach, Saarland, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Mettlach
Type: Bodies of Water
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It's like something out of a fairy tale. My friend, who took me there told me, whenever she's upset, she imagines herself there, and no wonder. I had the opportunity to enjoy the view for about 10 minutes before we had to leave, but I could easily spend there a whole day meditating and letting my problems fall away. If... More

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Scotland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Having seen the magnificent horseshoe bend of the Colorado river, near the Grand Canyon I did not think I would see another bend like that. Wrong! This bend on the River Saar is just as good and breathtaking. The walk through the woods from the car park is very pleasant and not too long. Disabled access is possible without too... More

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

I believe one of the great views in Europe! Easy to access from Parkings nearby, great walking in the surroundings till you arrive at the promontory to this landscape! Very good to Sports, running and cycling, and leisure for family with Kids.

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Brigdwater, Somerset
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Excellent for taking photos, The views are fantastic, as was the food and parking. A must if you are in to photography.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

The Saarschleife is a unique natural phenomenon, spectacular and unusual. Saar River is winding, creating a bend of 180 degrees between wooded green hills. You should reach the observation point on Cloef in a nice day, even you have to walk a distance of about a kilometer from the parking lot, to enjoy the spectacular scenery, to breathe the clear... More

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Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

You have a wonderful view from the "cleouf" viewing Point. From Mettlach the viewing Point is only 7km away. From the viewing Point is`s also only 35km to the City Luxembourg.

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Nuenen
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Stand up the hill and look down onto this lazy meander and think where it came from and where it is going . . .

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

It is a beautiful view of the horseshue turn of the Saar river. Full of tourists. 10 minutes is sufficient.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I have been Saarland in 2011 and stayed in little village with my family and our German friends. They took us to Saarschleife and Volklingen. I like Saarschleife most. After parking your car on parking lot of Saarschleife you reach there by passing a big forest. It was autumn when we were here so forest was looking like a painting.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The view of the Saarschleife is the most recognized photo for Saarland Tourism. But fact is when you actually go there and walk through the lush forests to the look out that is part of the experience. The view is spectacular but take in the national park and its amazing trees and wildlife, not just the view.

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