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Saarschleife, Mettlach

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Famous for its views, Saarschleife sits on a horseshoe curve of the Saar river. Enjoy a hike or stroll on one of the paths of varying lengths, or head up to the highest point for a striking panorama. You can even hop on a boat for a different perspective. The visitor's center is packed with information to help you make the most of your visit. Using our online itinerary creator, Mettlach attractions like Saarschleife can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • the view is awesome. When it gets boring the children, then there is an acceptable playground a few meters away and a beer garden next to it. The new viewing platform is entirely too expensive - for €10 per person could I imagine better. But the free Vista from the deck below is more than enough - I don't know why one should continue upward...
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  • It's a long walk up (no stairs...) but the view is worthwhile. The whole contraption is, however, very much of an eyesore when looking at it from the valley. And there seems to be several of these thi...  more »
  • If you are already in the Saarland, one should visit the Saar loop. In my opinion it is enough to walk the short way from the parking lot to the viewpoint of Cloef. The treetop path is also no better overview and more fun for children. As you can see in the trees at the hustle and bustle of course no animals.
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  • The Saarschleife is a beautiful walking area. Great views. Very impressive.
  • Very nice place for hiking. There isn't much more to be done there, though.
  • Nice place for romantic moments...
  • Very beautiful place
  • Great view and the Traumschleife Cloef-pfad is a good hike. The point of view is a bit crowded and the Baumwipfelpfad (huge wooden structure) takes away some of the nature feeling.

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