Saarschleife - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Saarschleife

It is also called the Great Bend in the Saar, a water gap made by the Saar River in a quartzite layer, and it is one of the most well-known tourist attractions of the state of Saarland.

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Treetop path Saarschleife

Treetop path Saarschleife

0.34km from Saarschleife

It is a 1,250 meter long treetop walkways in the Orscholz area in Mettlach, Germany. Built on a rocky vantage point known as the "Cloef", it has a great view to the Saarschleife water gap.

Roman Villa Borg

Roman Villa Borg

6.29km from Saarschleife

It is a reconstructed Roman villa rustica near Borg and Oberleuken villages in Perl's municipality in Saarland, Germany. Roman Villa Borg was discovered at the end of the 1800s and excavated in the late 1980s. The reconstruction of the site was began in the middle of the 1990s, and completed in late 2008.

Wolf Park Werner Freund

Wolf Park Werner Freund

7.88km from Saarschleife

The wolf park is located in a small forest on over 25 acres. Werner Freund, a researcher who devoted his entire life to studying wolves raises packs of wolfs in the park. The park has grey wolves of Europe, and white wolves of Alaska, Indian wolves and Siberian wolves.

Malbrouck Castle

Malbrouck Castle

9.52km from Saarschleife

A beautiful and majestic castle which was listed as a historical monument. It stands atop the wooded hill of Meinberg and was constructed between 1419 and 1434. , it was occupied by the Duke of Marlborough during the War of Spanish Succession. Now it was a tourist attraction and invites visitors to enjoy several historical and architectonical highlights. You can visit this castle for free and can enjoy this beautifully restored site.

Saardom

Saardom

20.9km from Saarschleife

One of the largest sacred buildings in the state of Saarland. It is the parish church of St Sacrament, and it belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trier. It was built between 1910 and 1913 in the Neo-Romanesque style. As early as the First World War in 1917, four out of five bronze bells were melted down for armament purposes. Seven years later, in 1924, four cast steel bells were replaced, which still can be heard today.

Volkskunde- und Freilichtmuseum Roscheiderhof

Open air and floklore museum for the rural cultural history of in northwest Rhineland-Palatinate region. The museum consists of several exhibitions, gardens and reconstructed villages. It was used to be an agricultural estate, part of which still exists today.

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Saarland

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Saarland is a southwestern German state in the border of France and Luxembourg, with an area of 2,570 km2 representing 0.72% of the German landmass and a total population of 990,509. It is named after the Saar River. Saarbrücken is the state's capital, the largest and most populated city in the state. Due to the Saarland location near France, a large part of the population can speak French.

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