Genovevahöhle am Hochstein bei Ettringen - Germany - RLP
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ColleIsarco
N 50° 22.372 E 007° 13.072
32U E 373274 N 5581607
Quick Description: The cave where the legendary Genoveva lived.
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 7/12/2018 9:56:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMYQN8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Hochstein is a vulcano in the Eifel. It is placed between Ettringen and Bell. Near the top of the mountain is a cave where legend is been told.
The countess Genoveva of Brabant was accussed to commit adultery. She was condemned to death by her husband. But the hunter was had to kill her, spared her life. She lifed in a cave until she was able to proof her innocence.
The cave can be found on hiking on the dream-path 'Vier-Berge-Tour'. It is open all the time and no fee is to be paid. But as for all caves in Rhineland-Palatinate there is the rule that no caves must be entered in the winter-period.
Type of Land: National Forest

Managed By: Gemeinde Ettringen

Contact Info: (0 26 51) 23 62

Website: [Web Link]

Type of Cave: Lava Cave

Contains Stalactites: no

Contains Stalagmites: no

Contains Bats: yes

Price of Admission: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Visit Instructions:
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