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There are plenty of places to see and visit around Kreuzau. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Kreuzau is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions around Kreuzau

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    Hindenburgtor

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hindenburg Gate is a colorful sandstone rock. The rock was created in the Triassic during the period of Buntsandstein about 220 million years ago from rubble and sand. The …

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    Holzstege am Staubecken Heimbach

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The way at the reservoir was more beautiful than expected and should be included in a tour with.

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    Staubecken Heimbach

    Hiking Highlight

    The south way around the reservoir is rather uninteresting as well as driveway. But on the north side there is a great way with some jetties and interesting views.

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    The Art Nouveau hydroelectric power plant is located in Heimbach and was put into operation in 1905.
    The hydroelectric power station draws its water from the Urft dam via the …

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    Abtei Mariawald

    Hiking Highlight

    Unfortunately, Mariwawald Monastery will be closed during the year 2018. The ten monks who live here are now very old and can not operate the monastery without support. In addition, …

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    Stausee Obermaubach

    Hiking Highlight

    Flat hike, easily accessible, with nice places at the Rur

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    Christinenley - Nideggen

    Hiking Highlight

    The large nature reserve Buntsandsteinfelsen in the Rurtal fascinates with its imposing, reddish rocks with unique rock heads and rocky outcrops. This unique landscape, located on the northern edge of …

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    Beautiful sandstone rocks, great hiking trails and the whole in the Eifel.
    It is not without reason that the Eifel is said to be versatile!

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    Waldkapelle

    Hiking Highlight

    Wonderful view of the Rur valley and the reservoir.
    The forest chapel was built from 1994 to 1996 by the Obermaubach working group and is open to visitors.
    This "Eifel-Bick" …

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    10

    Der Friedhof liegt etwa 450 m hoch, oberhalb von Heimbach inmitten des Waldnaturschutzgebietes Kermeter bei der Abtei Mariawald, dem einzigen Trappistenkloster in Deutschland. Vom Friedhof aus geht der Blick über …

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    Staudamm Obermaubach

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The reservoir Obermaubach was built in the 1930s and originally served to regulate the Rur. Today it is a paradise for paddlers, sailors, surfers and fishermen. At the lake there …

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    Ansicht Burg Hengebach

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful castle complex also accessible via an elevator (from the courtyard of the art academy)

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    Laufenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Laufenburg is a beautifully preserved and well maintained knight's castle from the 12th century. Amazingly, over the centuries, it changed hands only through inheritance or through purchases, but not …

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    Burg Nideggen

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle ruins on Buntsandsteinfelsen high above the Rurtal is a real highlight of any tour to Nideggen.

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    Eugenienstein

    Hiking Highlight

    It pays to climb the steep, narrow path. At the top, from Eugenienstein, you have a magnificent view of the Rur, which meanders down in the valley towards Obermaubach.

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    Felsenweg

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    On this way you will be rewarded with great views (over to the castle Nideggen, down to the Rur valley, ....). The path is feasible all year round.

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    Burg Hengebach

    Hiking Highlight

    A visit to Hengebach Castle is worthwhile if you are in Heimbach.
    The entrance is free and the view from the tower in the Rurtal and over the place simply beautiful.

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    Wehebachtalsperre

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    If you do not feel like mass tourism, you're in good hands here. I use the routes around the Wehebachtalsperre often on bridge days or Sundays, because the nature reserve …

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    Heimbach

    Hiking Highlight

    The health resort Heimbach with its 4,000 inhabitants is the smallest city in North Rhine-Westphalia. Located in the Eiffel National Park amidst forests, the town below the Rurtalsperre is the …

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    Kreuzweg

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Stations of the Cross to Mariawald is a beautiful hiking trail through Deny Kermeter. The IIV station was heavily destroyed after a storm. Thanks to donations and private initiatives, …

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