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Schalkenmehrener Maar

Maarstrasse, Schalkenmehren, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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A nice walk around the volcano lakes

There are 3 lakes (Maren) connected by a hiking path, The crater of the first lake is quite steep... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
JW_Dam
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Well worth a visit.

We spent a few days on the camping site (as fas as I know, the ONLY camping site right on the EDGE... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2016
davidcowell2015
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Nov 19, 2017
“A nice walk around the volcano lakes”
Nov 16, 2016
“Well worth a visit.”
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Maarstrasse, Schalkenmehren, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

There are 3 lakes (Maren) connected by a hiking path, The crater of the first lake is quite steep and high, on top there is a panorama tower, the top offers a wide splendid view over the lake region. The walk around all three lakes...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

We spent a few days on the camping site (as fas as I know, the ONLY camping site right on the EDGE of a Maar - the others are 100+ metres away from the 'shore'). Narrow and steep approach with terraced camping pitches. We walked...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Despite the wheater not being all that good it was very relaxing to visit this beautiful volcanic lake. I can highly recommend this and can only imagine how beautiful it must be at dawn or dusk. Next time I will bring my camera

Thank Sjoerd B
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

The weather was not the best. It rained most of the first day we were there. But still went out hiking around 2 of the volcano creator lakes. The town of Schalkenmehren, Germany right in the creator. It was worth the drive to see this.

Thank Ron B
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Took a nice walk around the maar via the top route,being 3 to choose from.very good views on a clear day..also a nice village to walk round and enjoy a drink at one of the many cafes..

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Great place to walk with lots of Cafe's close by. Excellent for family swimming on warmish days. Peddle boats available. It is also worth walking around the village

Thank Julien B
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Reviewed 29 October 2014

Schalkenmehren is the ideal starting point for a walk around the 3 Maare. You can stop half-way at the Waldcafé or have 'Kaffee and Kuchen' in the Café Maarblick in Schalkenmehren.

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