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Vulkangarten Steffeln

Eifel  >  Germany

The 'Vulkangarten' is formed by on old, inactive vulcano. The walk to the nature reserve is nice with views over the region and a small cliff. 

Added by Vincent Sanders

Description

In Vulkangarten Steffeln you can see Eurasian Eagle Owl on top of the cliffs. This is also a nesting place for this species. Around spring and summer there is a possibility to see juvenile owls. 

When looking over the valley you can see and hear Red Kite and Common Buzzard.

Details

Access

You can park your car at the parking lot (wanderparkplatz vulkangarten) next to road. This parking lot is mentioned on several signs among the road near Steffeln. 

From the parking lot it is a short walk to the cliffs. If you like you can make a 10 km hike  from here. 

Terrain and Habitat

Grassland, Mountain, Forest

Conditions

Hilly, Dry, Rocky

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

No

Good birding season

Spring, Summer

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Narrow trail

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

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Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

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