Burg Eltz in der Eifel, © Rheinland-Pfalz Tourismus GmbH, D. Ketz

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The Neanderthals, the Celts, the Romans... their traces can still be followed in the Eifel today. On hiking routes or museum guided tours, the relics have been preserved and can still be seen in many places.


Other attractions are entire towns, municipalities or villages, such as Mayen in the East Eifel with its Genoveva castle, which is now the centre of many cultural events, or the clothmaking town of Monschau in the Eifel National Park with its “Red House”, and the numerous museums or the “historic mustard mill”.

Bitburg, with its art of brewing, has become famous far beyond the region, as has Gerolstein with its mineral water.


Half-timbered buildings, old town fortifications, some of which visitors can walk along, such as in Hillesheim or Bad Münstereifel, proud castles and dreamy palaces are further witnesses to history which can be experienced at first hand in the Eifel.


The range of museums in the Eifel is as varied as the region’s history itself. Visitors can find out about the settlement history of the Eifel, but also about the volcanicity and geology of the region, such as in the museums in Daun, Mendig and Manderscheid.

 

Attractions

Abteikirche, © TI Vulkanregion Laacher See

Abteikirche Maria Laach

Maria Laach

The jewel Maria Laach is one of the most famous sights of the Brohltal / Laacher See volcano park. The abbey church is probably the most famous building in the Eifel.

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Theaterstiftung, © TI Bitburger Land

Archaeological Tour

Lenght: 1 km
Route: Rathausplatz to Kobenhof
Difficulty: easy
Round tour, Family-friendly, Barrier-free

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Bitburger Marken-Erlebniswelt 1, © Bitburger Marken-Erlebniswelt

Bitburger Marken-Erlebniswelt

Bitburg

See, hear, feel, smell and taste what makes our beer so special.

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Burg Stolberg, © Grünmetropole e.V.

Burg Stolberg

Stolberg

The castle, which dates from the 15th century, is now used as a museum & event location.

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Am Eifel-Blick auf dem Kalvarienberg, © Foto Achim Meurer

Calvary Hill (Kalvarienberg)

Blankenheim

Here, there is a panoramic view onto the hills of the “Lampertstal”. From the highest point of Calvary Hill, daytrippers can enjoy the best view onto one of the most beautiful and largest juniper heathlands in North-Rhine Westphalia. The nature conservation area with its wild, slim, tall shrubs extends over an area of 650 hectares, suddenly giving the North Eifel region, which is otherwise covered with dense forest, a Mediterranean feel…

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Burg Satzvey, © Manuel Thome Photography

Castle Satzvey

Mechernich

Welcome to "Burg Satzvey", one of the most beautiful water castles in the Rhineland region.

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Manderscheider Burgen, © GesundLand Vulkaneifel/Dominik Ketz

Castles of Manderscheid

Manderscheid

Things were not always as peaceful in Manderscheid as they are today. The Upper and the Lower Castle, just a stone’s throw away from each other, were hostile to each other for many years.

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Deutsches Schieferbergwerk 1, © Stadt Mayen/Seydel

Deutsches Schieferbergwerk - Museumswelten Mayen

Mayen

The visitors will be equipped with helmets and jackets and get down in the depth off the slate mine and takes part in an exploration of the Moselschiefer. A simulated mine cart ride will especially delight the children. And "Müller's Jupp" will tell his stories of the live in the mine…

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Eifelmuseum 1, © Stadt Mayen/Seydel

Eifelmuseum - Museumswelten Mayen

Mayen

ovevaburg castle is a symbol of the town of Mayen. It can be seen from far and wide, towering over the town centre.

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Eltz Castle

Wierschem

Magical: Eltz Castle With its unique location in the heart of the wild natural scenery of the Elzbach valley and its fascinating architecture, Eltz Castle is the embodiment of a knight's castle. Eltz Castle has been owned by the family of the same name for more than 850 years…

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