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Address: 66693 Mettlach, Saarland, Germany
Phone Number: 686591150

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worth the walk, even in the rain

We walked along the canal bank from Mettlach, found the forest track to the viewpoint eventually (it's better marked from the opposite side) and walked through the forest to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked along the canal bank from Mettlach, found the forest track to the viewpoint eventually (it's better marked from the opposite side) and walked through the forest to get this view. The gradient was easily manageable and the view was great. On the return we took the ferry to the opposite side to vary the walk back - about... More 

Thank sonoscozzese
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I don't how to explain but this curve of the Saar is really very powerful. And the walking till arriving there is very pleasant.

Thank DanielaB3175XX
Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

It was just a short hike to the lookout from the parking lot - 10 min. at most. The view is very pretty and is probably more so with fall colors, but it's not spectacular. Lock up your car and keep your items out of sight. A woman practically followed me in to the bathroom stall begging for money and... More 

2 Thank mjgate
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96 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Absolutely stunning view over the Saar bend that is dotted with restaurants/B&Bs that are open winter and summer months. If you are a strong walker then leave the car at the Cloef Orcholtz car park walk to the shelter at the viewpoint and descend down the hillside (about 30 mins down and 45 back ) and join the roadway leading... More 

1 Thank luxlink2015
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

You need to see this if you are in the area as it is something you will not forget or regret we went in the rain and I didn't spoil it all in fact the mist made it even better

Thank mark w
Deventer, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Not as good as the shoe horse bend in Utah (US), but a little closer by and nice to see. Park like, trails available.

Thank Kitingpaul
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Spectacular views over the Saar river bend and forests. The viewpoint itself is situated in a woodland park with lots of forest walks and there is a nearby car park with toilet facilities. We stayed at the nearby Landhotel Saarschleife from where it was an easy 15 min walk downhill. There were lots of other visitors but somehow it doesn't... More 

1 Thank Chrissienich
Guelph, Canada
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Impressive view, quiet peaceful place despite quite a few visitors/tourists. Worth the visit if you are in the area. Lovely drive through countryside to get to the look out. Next time will bring hiking boots and try the trails. You could easily spend a day here hiking what are clearly marked trails.

Thank GinaCL
Melbourne, Australia
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163 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Only 10min drive from Mettlach, this is something you should make time to go and see. This is something unique to see.

1 Thank Michael M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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697 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Love this place. We've visited many times after hiking around the Saarland. Great photo op for visitors.

Thank travelmeisteren

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