Eifel Area

Discover a manifold landscape of low mountains with isolated nature and forests, maar lakes, extensive hill countries, picturesque valleys and enjoy the medieval air of small villages.

Religious: Benedictine Abbey, Maria Laach - 38km

The six-towered abbey church is considered one of Germany's finest pieces of Romanesque architecture from the Salian period. The abbey also runs a book shop, a hotel, craft workshops and agricultural enterprises as well as a garden centre. The Laach Valley exudes a tangible sense of tranquility and calm and near the monastery is the Laacher See, a beautiful crater lake.

Made of slate: Genovevaburg & Eifel Museum, Mayen - 45km

The Genoveva Castle houses the Eifel Museum that offers insights in the long cultural history of the landscape, the life of the people, their religion and superstition. Deep under the castle you find a fascinating gallery that shows the history of mining in the Eifel.

Technically: Nürburgring, Nürburg - 67km

The Nürburgring offers a variety of leisure activities - enjoy 365 days a year a great programme. The new recreation and business centres will make you perfect days in the so called "Grüne Hölle" of the Nürburgring.

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Eifel Tourismus