Share
Bookmark
Print
Embed
Crater/Maar

Gemündener Maar

Crater/Maar · Eifel
Responsible for this content
Eifel Tourismus GmbH Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Gemündener Maar 1
    / Gemündener Maar 1
    Photo: D. Ketz
  • Gemündener Maar 2
    / Gemündener Maar 2
    Photo: D. Ketz
  • Gemündener Maar
    / Gemündener Maar
    Photo: D. Ketz
Map / Gemündener Maar

The Gemünden maar are lined up along a fissure running SE to NW. About 20,000 to 30,000 years ago they erupted.

The Gemünden maar are lined up along a fissure running SE to NW. About 20,000 to 30,000 years ago they erupted.
The fissure which allowed the magma to rise up, breaches numerous Lower Devonian strata. Some are abundant in fossils, such as the Eckfeld layers named after the homonymous maar.

Elevation: 416 m (AMSL)
Cone diameter: 620 m
Cone depth: 117 m
Lake diameter: 295 m N-S, 319 m W-E
Lake depth: 39 m

Opening hours

ganzjährig zu besuchen

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
Graded long-distance hiking trail
23.4 km
6:52 h
595 m
648 m
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail
18.3 km
5:31 h
247 m
319 m
Themed route
22.2 km
2:00 h
460 m
490 m
13.4 km
3:57 h
372 m
382 m
10.9 km
3:15 h
320 m
320 m
184.4 km
52:27 h
4007 m
3716 m
Show in map

Nearby Points of Interest

 These suggestions were created automatically.

Questions & answers

Pose the first question

You have a question concerning this content? Here is the right place to ask it.


Reviews

Write your first review

Be the first to review and help others.


Photos of others


Gemündener Maar

Leopoldstr. 9a 
54550 Daun
Phone (0049) 6592 951370
  • 6 Routes nearby
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Ville-Eifel-Weg (2) – 6. Etappe

March 18, 2017
moderate
23.4 km
6:52 h
595 m
648 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Eifel

Lieserpfad: Etappe 2: Daun-Manderscheid

March 07, 2017
moderate
18.3 km
5:31 h
247 m
319 m
5
by GesundLand Vulkaneifel,   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
June 29, 2012
moderate
22.2 km
2:00 h
460 m
490 m
1
by Wolfgang Reh / Eifel Tourismus GmbH,   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Vulkanweg (13) – 9. Etappe

June 10, 2018
moderate
13.4 km
3:57 h
372 m
382 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Eifel

Maareglück (Rundtour Schalkenmehren)

May 10, 2019
moderate
10.9 km
3:15 h
320 m
320 m
1
by GesundLand Vulkaneifel,   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Eifel

Vulkanweg (13) - Gesamtverlauf

June 11, 2018
moderate
184.4 km
52:27 h
4007 m
3716 m
by Hans-Eberhard Peters,   Eifelverein e. V.
  • 6 Routes nearby