Surroundings

A holiday in the Eifel means a holiday full of natural beauty, the most beautiful hiking trails and challenging mountain biking trips. But there is more... go shopping for an afternoon in Aachen, visit one of the wild parks with the kids, or experience all the fun of Phantasialand. The Eifel has much to offer.

The Eifel National Park

Eifel
The Eifel National Park will allow you to experience the fascinating natural diversity of a wilderness at first hand. For in this large protection area nature has been left once more to its own eternal cycle of growth and decay.
WebsiteApprox. 12 kilometres of the park

Monschau

Monschau
Cultural centre: a medieval townscape with idyllic half-timbered houses, narrow streets and cobblestones.
WebsiteApprox. 26 kilometres of the park

Hellental Wildlife Park and birds of prey Compound

Hellental
Experience the majestic birds close up. Under the guidance of a falconer you can take a bird of prey in your own hands.
WebsiteApprox. 29.5 kilometres of the park

Mariawald Abbey

Heimbach
Abbey of Trappists Mariawald.
WebsiteApprox. 8.5 kilometres of the park

Phantasialand

Brühl
In the middle of thousand of lights of the glittering winter world, action and excitement should not be missed out.
WebsiteApprox. 49 kilometres of the park

Toerist info

Would you like to know more about activities in the surrounding area? At the park, you can consult the tourist information point. We would be glad to tell you all about hiking and cycle routes, sights and the most fun outings in the Eifel. 

Tip! Definitely don't forget the Rursee train. This train departs the park and travels around the surrounding area. This way, you have a good first impression of the varied Eifel.