Burg Eltz, © D. Ritzenhofen

Castles & palaces

A big treasure reminds of power relations of the last few centuries: impressive castles and palaces, e.g. Castle Eltz, Castle Pyrmont, Genoveva Castle, Castle Ehrenburg or Bürresheim Palace.

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Kapelle in Ettringen, © Foto: Svenja Schulze-Entrup, Quelle: Touristik-Büro Vordereifel

"Am Mayener Kreuzchen" Kapelle in Ettringen


The small, very well-kept chapel is located - coming from the direction of Mayen - directly at the entrance to the village of Ettringen on the left side. Since 1896, it has stood on the spot where a stone cross had stood since the earliest times - the Mayener Kreuzchen, as the people of Ettringen say…

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Alte Kirche Spay, © Marco Rothbrust

Alte Kirche Spay


The former parish church, built on the banks of the Rhine by Spay in 1670, in the typical Baroque hall construction, was acquired as a ruin by the Spayer citizen Franz Krautkremer in 1977. He founded a foundation and built the Old Church into a cultural and concert space…

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Außenansicht., © Tourist-Information Sonnige Untermosel

Alte St. Michaelskirche


The Old St. Michael's Church is the property of the parish. Maintained, preserved and maintained by St. Michael's Brotherhood.
"Old St. Michael's Church" with a building and a cemetery.

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Blick ins Heimatmuseum Kaisersesch, © Matthias Schnitzler

Altes Gefängnis mit Heimatmuseum


Embark on a journey into the past - the "Old Prison" has weathered all the storms of the past centuries and is now home to a local history museum on the upper floor.

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Altes Rathaus, © Stadt Mayen/Seydel

Altes Rathaus


The unknown architect, who let the old townhall built in 1717, already knew that the basalt of mayen would be the ideal ressource for building a monument. Also highlighting the window fronts.

The entrance also leaves an memorable impression…

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Rathaus Rhens, © Tourist Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Altes Rathaus Rhens


This magnificent half-timbered building dates back to the 15th century and is located in the center of the market square. Since its construction, the town hall has been the administrative seat of the town of Rhens.

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Antoniuskapelle in Kottenheim, © Foto: Svenja Schulze-Entrup, Quelle: Touristik-Büro Vordereifel

Antoniuskapelle in Kottenheim


The Antonius chapel, probably from 1950, is located in the street "Am Heiligenhäuschen 6" in Kottenheim.


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Archäologische Stätte, Villa Rustica Winningen


Archäologische Stätte, Villa Rustica Winningen.

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Archäologisches Museum Maifeld


"Maifeld Archaeological Museum" in Münstermaifeld Permanent exhibition "Wealth Power. Salvation".

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Lauschpunkt Burgen, © Michael Teusch, Sweco GmbH

Audiopoint along the Moselle Cycle Path (Burgen)


Between Perl and Koblenz there are 40 good reasons to get off your bike and take a little “audio-break”: The "Audiopoints along the Moselle Cycle Path".

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