Abtei Maria Laach, © Jens Weber, Rhein-Zeitung

Monasteries, churches & chapels

At all times the Eifel has been characterized by Catholic religion. Discover the religious places e.g. the idyllic church “Schwanenkirche”, monastery and pilgrimage church Maria Martental and of course the world famous Benedictine Abbey Maria Laach.

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"Aussichtsplattform „Am Johannesknecht" in St. Johann

St. Johann

The viewing platform "Am Johannesknecht" at the county road 21 just before the entrance to St. Johann offers a magnificent view over the Nettetal and Mayen up to Maifeld and Mosel.

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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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Rathaus Rhens, © Tourist Information Erlebnis Rheinbogen

Altes Rathaus Rhens


This magnificent half-timbered building dates from the 15th century. In 1998 the building was completely renovated.

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Sonnenuntergang am Nitzblick, © Laura Rinneburger

Aussichtspunkt "Zum Nitzblick"


Approximately 3 km from Kirchwald, the visitor receives an impressive view over the Nitztal, which is located below the Kirchwalder heights.



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Das Grubenrad weißt den Weg zur Grube Bendisberg, © Svenja Schulze-Entrup

Besucherbergwerk "Grube Bendisberg" in Langenfeld


The 3-shaft-visitor mine "Grube Bendisberg" offers awesome insights deep in the inside of the earth. Old miner-traditions become alive in midst of broken stones.


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Bleidenbergskapelle, © TI Sonnige Untermosel

Bleidenberg Chapel


Bleidenberg Chapel.

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Booser Doppelmaar, © Touristik-Büro Vodereifel

Booser Doppelmaar - Vulkanpark


At the "Booser Doppelmaar", western of the municiplity Boos it gives two extensive flat basins in the countryside. One of the two is a dry maar. The other is a pond. They are created through the meeting of hot magma.


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Booser Eifelturm 2, © Remet/Kappest

Booser Eifelturm


The about 25 m high wooden tower, was in the mai 2004 opende ,is a highlight for tourists. The tower enthusiastic vistors not just in the rural district Mayen-Koblenz but from near and far.

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Burg Bischofstein, © Verein zur Förderung des Fichte-Gymnasiums und der

Burg Bischhofstein


Located on the Moselle, between Koblenz and Cochem, is the castle Bischofstein.

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Idyllisch gelegene Burg Pyrmont - © Winfried Lenz

Burg Pyrmont


Burg Pyrmont.

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