Katzensteine

Katzensteine

Mechernich

In the "Mechernich Forest", which extends from the eastern city limits of Mechernich to Satzvey, the Katzensteine rise on the border with the Veybachaue near Katzvey.

The striking rock formation made of red sandstone natural rocks comes from a mighty river deposit that covered the entire Eifel approx. 220 million years ago. Over the course of millions of years, processes of uplift and subsidence in the earth's crust as well as rain, wind and frost have contributed to the current appearance. The resulting overhanging rocky areas offered natural protection from adverse weather conditions.

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Opening hours

  • Vom February 11th bis December 31st
    Monday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Tuesday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Wednesday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Thursday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Friday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Saturday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

    Sunday
    00:00 - 23:59 Uhr

Place

Mechernich

Contact

Wanderparkplatz Katzensteine
L61
53894 Mechernich-Katzvey

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