Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
- a city full of sights
is a charming town in the Eifel region, known for its breathtaking landscape and numerous sights. Whether you're interested in nature, history, or culture, there's something for everyone to discover here.
One of the most famous attractions in Gerolstein
is the Papenkaule dry maar. This unique natural phenomenon was formed about 20,000 years ago and is now a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers. The surroundings of the dry maar offer a picturesque backdrop and invite you to take long walks.
Another highlight are the Gerolsteiner
Dolomites. These impressive rock formations offer spectacular views of the surrounding landscape and are a paradise for hikers and climbers.
For history enthusiasts, a visit to Lissingen Castle is worthwhile. This castle, built in the 12th century, used to serve as a defensive structure and is now used as a cultural center. The Redeemer Church is also worth a visit. It was built in the neo-Gothic style and impresses with its colorful windows.
If you want to learn more about the formation of the Eifel region, you should visit the Natural History Museum. Here you can learn a lot about the geological history of the region. The County Museum, on the other hand, offers insights into the cultural history of the Eifel.
Another highlight are the Mühlsteinhöhlen/Eishöhlen caves near Roth. These fascinating caves impress with their bizarre formations and ice structures and are an experience for young and old alike.
The former Gerolstein
railway depot is also worth a visit. Here you can learn more about the history of railway traffic and admire old steam locomotives.
Just a few kilometers from Gerolstein
are the Gees trilobite fields. This well-known site for Devonian trilobites offers a fascinating insight into the life of these prehistoric creatures.
For a longer stay in Gerolstein
, we recommend the Landhaus Müllenborn
, the best hotel
in town. This 4-star country hotel in the spa town of Gerolstein
offers a panoramic view of the Eifel region and is the ideal starting point for hikes and excursions in the surrounding area. As a Genius member, you can even benefit from a discount here!
offers a variety of sights for every taste and is a worthwhile destination for a day trip or a longer stay in the Eifel region. Whether it's nature, history, or culture - there's always something new to discover here!
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.