Historische Orte, © Klaus-Peter Kappest

Historical places

A journey through the Eifel also includes the visit of small historical cities, villages and settlements.

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Historisches Fachwerkdorf Monreal mit Burgen, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH, D. Ketz

Half-timbered village Monreal

Monreal

The narrow streets of Monreal, its quaint Holy Trinity Church, the massive Nepomuk Bridge over the clear flowing Elzbach and the ruins of Löwenburg and Philippsburg castles high above the town are a perfect destination for an excursion in the eastern Eifel…

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Blick auf Alken vom Bleidenberg, © marco Rothbrust

Historischer Ortskern Alken

Alken

The Moselle village Alken is one of the oldest Moselle villages. Its origins date back to the Celtic and Roman times. Even today, one part of the village is called by the Celtic name "Olk".
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Stadttor, © Tourist-Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Historischer Ortskern Rhens

Rhens

In the historic center of Rhens there is a lot to discover from the old times.

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Panorama Aufnahme, © Mahlow Media

Historischer Ortskern Winningen

Winningen

The history of the winegrowing village, which lies gently in a bend of the Moselle River in the immediate vicinity of the city of Koblenz, dates back to Roman times.
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Blick auf Münstermaifeld mit Stiftskirche, © Eifel Tourismus GmbH, D. Ketz

Historisches Münstermaifeld

Münstermaifeld

The small town of Münstermaifeld with its imposing collegiate church towers high above the gently undulating hills of the Maifeld. A stroll through the narrow streets with their impressive courtyards and town houses leads back to an eventful history…

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Kirchtor Rhens, © Tourist-Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Kirchtor Rhens

Rhens

This gateway, built between 1396-1418, which now consists only of the scanty remains of a wall and the stump of a staircase, was twice destroyed in its 600-year history. In the seventeenth century, as Meissner's and Dilich's view of the city showed, it was still preserved as it had been planned and carried out around the year 1400…

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Blick auf Marktplatz vom Burgaufgang, © Stadt Mayen/Schick

Marktplatz Mayen mit Marktbrunnen

Mayen

The market place in Mayen has always been a market. Since today, you can find the weekly market every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday here. The large market, which is held every three months, is very popular and the fun fair "Lukasmarkt" in October, which is the largest fair in the northern of Rhineland-Palatinate…

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Ochsenbrunnen, © Tourist-Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Ochsenbrunnen Rhens

Rhens

The ox fountain is located on the market square in the center of Rhens.

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Römisches Wasserleitung_ Eingang von außen, © Tourist-Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Römische Wasserleitung Brey

Brey

The Roman aqueduct in Brey is an important archaeological monument from the Roman period, representing the largest ancient tunnel construction north of the Alps.

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Brückentor, © Stadt Mayen/Seydel

Stadttore und -türme

Mayen

4 tower and 16 wall towers were originally built into the city fortress. Some of these can still be seen today.

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