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The Genoveva and her castle

Germany - Eifel Natural Park - Program - Sightseeing
The Genoveva and her castle
Genoveva Castle legend

Genoveva Castle is one of the landmarks of the city of Mayen.
The mighty castle built on the volcanic cone Hochsimmer near Mayen was the residence of Count Palatine Siegfried and his spouse Read more...


Secrets of the Eifel maars

Germany - Eifel Natural Park - Program - Leisure
Secrets of the Eifel maars
Eifel Maars

The origins of this unique beauty lie deep beneath the ground.
There are nine more of these water-filled sinkholes, many of them perfect circles, which together make up the trademark of the Read more...


World famous motorsports complex

Germany - Eifel Natural Park - Program - Sightseeing
World famous motorsports complex
Nürburgring

The Nürburgring is a 150,000 person capacity motorsports complex located in the town of Nürburg. It features a Grand Prix race track built in 1984, and a much longer Nordschleife "North loop" track which was built in the 1920s around the village and medieval castle of Nürburg in the Eifel mountains. The north loop is 20.8 km long and has more than 300 meters of elevation change from its lowest to highest points. Jackie Stewart nicknamed the old track "The Green Hell".
Originally, the track featured four configurations: the 28.265 km-long Gesamtstrecke ("Whole Course"), which in turn consisted of the 22.810 km Nordschleife Read more...


A walk shaped by the wild cats

Germany - Eifel Natural Park - Program - Sports
A walk shaped by the wild cats
The Wilderness Trail

The Wilderness Trail provides an insight into the full range of landscapes in the Eifel National Park. It spans four daily stages and covers a total of 85 kilometers.
From Monschau-Höfen in the south to the northernmost point of the National Park at Hürtgenwald-Zerkall, the trail reveals the varied landscapes Read more...


Picturesque German Houses

Germany - Westerwald region - Program - Sightseeing
Picturesque German Houses
Half-timbered houses

Timber framing and "post-and-beam" construction are the traditional methods of building with heavy timbers, creating structures using squared-off and carefully fitted and joined timbers with joints secured by large wooden pegs. The country most known for this kind of architecture is Germany, where timber-framed houses are spread all over the country.
If the structural frame of load-bearing timber is left exposed on the exterior of the building it may be referred to Read more...

                   
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One of the world's most visited cities, London has something for everyone: ...

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