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4 Geological Formations to explore in Germany

Germany

Country with the largest population in Europe. Stretches from the North and the Baltic Sea in the north to the Alps in the south. It is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.

Andernach Geyser
Andernach GeyserKonrad-Adenauer-Allee 40, 56626 Andernach, Germany

Andernach Geyser is the highest cold-water geyser in the world, reaching heights of 30 to 60 metres. It is one of the sights in the volcano park and part of the Geopark Vulkanland Eifel. The geyser is fed from a 350-metre-deep artesian well and it is closed with a valve for safety reasons art night.

Devil's Gorge
Devil's GorgeFerschweilerstraße 50, 54668 Ernzen, Germany

The Devil's Gorge is a rock fissure about 1 and 5 metres wide. The bizarre landscapes, steep rock faces, narrow gorges, and fissures makes the Devil's Gorge a popular attraction for tourists. It was formed about 10,000 years ago, towards the end of the last ice age as a result of one or more rock collapses.

Felsenmeer Lautertal
Felsenmeer LautertalFelsenmeer, 64686 Lautertal (Odenwald), Germany

The Felsenmeer Lautertal is a massive field of boulders that covers an area of nearly 200 acres. Some of the boulders are as large as houses, and the entire field is surrounded by a dense forest. This fascinating geological formation was created over millions of years by weathering.

Saarschleife
SaarschleifeSaarschleife, 66693 Mettlach, Germany

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.

Map of Geological Formations to explore in Germany