The Mineral Spring route
An der Mineralquellen-Route gibt es Mineralwasserquellen, © Informationszentrale Deutsches Mineralwasser (IDM)
  • Distance: 30.4 km
  • Duration: 02:00 h
  • Difficulty: hard

The Mineral Spring route


The “Mineralquellen”, or mineral source, route forms an important longitudinal and transverse connection together with the Kalkeifel (Chalk Eifel) and Kosmos cycle routes. 
It connects the Ahr cycle route to the Maare-Moselle cycle route and the Eifel-Ardennes cycle route. To the west of the route, the Kalkeifel cycle route leads northwards from the Kyll cycle route to the Ahr cycle route. After Daun, the Kosmos cycle route acts as a link between the Maare-Moselle cycle route and Eifel-Ardennes cycle route, extending cyclists’ enjoyment while cycling through the Eifel.

The cycle route travels gently, but continuously uphill until the water divide between the Rhine and the Moselle behind Dockweiler is reached. The remaining ten kilometres to Daun are downhill, passing Dreis-Brück, where the “Nürburg Quelle” company operates several mineral water sources. By the way: in the Volcanic Eifel, the valuable element from the depths of the earth is not only used to fill bottles, but is also used as a spa treatment.

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Marking of the tour:

  • Radwege Eifel: Wegmarkierung Mineralquellen-Route
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Along the route

Wachsender Wasserfall Dreimühlen

Wasserfall Dreimühlen, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH, Dominik Ketz

Der Zugang zum Wasserfall ist auf eigene Gefahr möglich, Mitnahme von Kinderwagen u. ä. nicht möglich.

This is definitely the most interesting waterfall in the Eifel.

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Dauner Kaffeerösterei

Außenansicht Dauner Kaffeerösterei, © Dauner Kaffeerösterei
Visit the "Dauner Kaffeerösterei" and enjoy your favourite cup of coffee! Details ansehen
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More information about this route

Start: Ahrdorf

Destination: Daun

Distance: 30.4 km

Duration: 02:00 h

Difficulty: hard

Tour-type: Cycling

Ascent: 610 m

Descent: 546 m

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