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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Fachwerkdorf Monreal, © Foto: Laura Rinneburger, Quelle: Touristik-Büro Vordereifel

Fachwerkdorf Monreal


Monreal, the village of timbered houses

Monrael, a city formerly known for drapery, has 785 inhabitants and does not only offer beautiful timbered houses, the two picturesque ruins of the castles “Löwenburg” and “Philippsburg” and the rivulet Elz but also tracks for cycling (Eifel-Schiefer-Radweg) and hiking (Traumpfad Monrealer Ritterschlag) through a virgin nature…

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Historisches 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


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


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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Aquädukt, © Tourist Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Römisches Aquädukt Brey


Free guide call 02628-3119 Roman aqueduct, Brey.
In Brey is still a significant monument from Roman times preserved.


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