The magic of the Eifel: discovery of the Kakushöhle and Kartsteinhöhe

The magic of the Eifel: Discovery of the Kakushöhle and Kartsteinhöhe

The Eifel, a region in Germany, is known for its breathtaking landscapes, rolling hills and historic sites. One of the most fascinating routes in this region is the Eifel Loop, which leads through the Kakushöhle and the Kartsteinhöhe.

An adventure in Zingsheim

The journey begins in Zingsheim, a picturesque town near Nettersheim. With a total length of 13.7 kilometers and an altitude difference of 205 meters, this route is ideal for anyone who wants to enjoy the beauty of nature and be active at the same time.

The first steps

During the first few kilometers of the hike you can feel the proximity to the highway. But don't worry, after about 3-4 kilometers the path moves away from the highway and leads through the beautiful hinterland. Here you can enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, which are particularly impressive in good weather.

The highlight: The Kakushöhle

In the middle of the route lies the mysterious Kakushöhle. A place that fascinates not only with its natural beauty, but also with its historical significance. It is definitely the highlight of the tour and a place to take a break and take in the surroundings.

End of the journey

Shortly before the end of the hike, the route continues to offer impressive views of fields, meadows and the surrounding landscape. Another tip for hikers is to visit the Café Landgenuss, which is located near the Kakushöhle. Here you can fortify yourself with delicious snacks and drinks before tackling the last section of the hike.


The EifelSchleife is a hike that is suitable for both experienced hikers and beginners. Despite some small challenges, such as the section along the motorway, the route offers numerous highlights, including the Kakushöhle and the breathtaking views of the Eifel. It is a hike that should not be missed when visiting the Eifel.