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Der Geysir Andernach ist ein seltenes Naturphanomen. Er befindet sich im Mittelrheintal und ist ein Relikt des noch jungen Vulkangebietes der Osteifel. Der hochste Kaltwasser-Geysir der Welt mit seiner bis zu 60 Meter hohen Wasserfontane steht sogar...more
You can only get to the geyser by taking a boat. It operates during high season period and stops at the end of Oct. you can buy tickets from the tourist centre just before the visit, but allow yourself 5-10 mins to get to the...More
The geysir is really spectacular when it erupts. It lasts about 10mins. The information centre is a must to visit because it explains the science of this geyser and how other types work. A great place for students and families.
Do not mix it up. The Andernach geysir is a cold water geysir, it is very different from the natural hot water geysirs. A hole needed to be drilled several meters deep so that it actually works. So don‘t be too disappointed if you have...More
It is an interactive museum. Children and Adults can learn, how volcanism works. The start is amazing. You will travel with an elevator 4000m to the middle of the earth to a laboratory (it feels like that, you will travel to the first floor :)...More
Took in the "eruption" of the geyser while visiting the town of Andernach on a river cruise. While it is an interesting natural phenomenon, I preferred walking through the town and checking out the tower and the church that has been riddled with bullet holes...More
Came to Andernach 3years ago, so this time we decided to visit the Geysir. The 4000 mtr descent in the centre is a bit of a con! But the overall visit with the explanations in English was quite interesting. The actual boat trip to the...More
Went with my parents and two young daughters. If you want a specific time to visit on the weekends, be sure to get there very early (+2 hours) or book your tickets online in advance. We arrived at 1400 to take the 1500 boat and...More
Andernach is One volcanic and historical village. There is still one active geysir inside. When you go there , you can buy a ticket include museum, shiptrip and active geiser. We are 3 adults and 2 teenager and we paid 55 euro. First of all...More
Ticket for the Geysir, takes you on a boat on the Rhine (+-10 min), then a small walk to the Geysir, +- 6 min of Geysir activity and then back to the boat ...
if it was just that, then the price (15eur/person) would be...More
Other answer is wrong. Well kinda. To actually be allowed to see the geysir, you need to pay the whole package, including the boat. So yes, you CAN park your car a few walking minutes nearby, but they won‘t let you cross the... More
Other answer is wrong. Well kinda. To actually be allowed to see the geysir, you need to pay the whole package, including the boat. So yes, you CAN park your car a few walking minutes nearby, but they won‘t let you cross the gate without a ticket...
Car Hire help, any1 hired without high preauthorised deposit (34 Replies)
Hi, Sorry I know there's loads of car hire posts but I've been looking for ages and can't find a definite answer. I'm a bit confused as looking at car hire on holidayautos there's some decent prices but all T&C's say will require a deposit on arrival (preauthorised on credit card) of £2000-£3000!!(depending on company) This seems ridiculous to me?! Or is it just me that can't afford to have £3000 withheld from my available balance without dying from starvation whilst there? Because if...More
January 14, 2017|
I don't know what holidayautos is, but that deposit seems standard for Iceland. When are you travelling here?
Which direction to travel around Ring Road (6 Replies)
I plan on arriving in Iceland 1st week in October and will have 9 days to travel around the Ring Road. So from Keflavik airport should I travel north to Borganes to Stykkisholmur to Akureyri down to Hof to Vik to Geysir and back to catch my flight in Keflavik. Or should I travel south towards Vik. In which direction will the temperatures be warmer to begin with. Thanks. Eleana
December 25, 2017|
The temperatures will be warmer in an unknown direction :) I would suggest beginning by going to the south, then East (obviously), then Akureyri, and then go to Reykjavík. Preferably don't take the Snæfellsnes Peninsula as well, unless you're having fine good weather, and sufficient time.
13 Days for Ring Road — how much time in Western Fjords? (12 Replies)
We are two women who will be in Iceland for two weeks in late August. Our plan is to rent a car and to drive the Ring Road, clockwise. We are both “of a certain age” so we will do some walking...but hiking will not be on our agenda. The travel agent has us with 3 days (Aug. 19-21) in the Western Fjords, and I’m wondering if that is too long if we are not hiking and if the puffins have probably already flown away....and are we missing out on concentrating on other parts of the Ring Road...More
March 18, 2018|
Rather than too much time, in my opinion, three days in the Westfjords is far too little to see all you've listed, especially if you are driving all the way up to Ísafjörður AND driving the Strandir coast. We did the same loop in six days and wouldn't have wanted less. I would suggest either adding more days there or skipping it and adding more time elsewhere.