The Vulkanring-Vogelsberg Loop Trail in central Hessen links a series of natural and cultural features along the ridge of the Hoher Vogelsberg hills, the largest extinct volcano on the European mainland.
Uhuklippen, rocky peaks and other volcanic formations, forest near Grebenhain
The forest near Grebenhain contains striking basalt massifs and traces of past volcanic activity. Basalt formations with names such as Teufelskanzel (devil's pulpit), Nonnenstein (nun's stone) and Uhuklippen (eagle owl rocks) gave rise to many legends. The Uhuklippen natural monument is one of the largest basalt formations in the Vogelsberg hills.
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