Bike Touring Highlight
Mountain Biking Highlight
Thomas and Sonja planned a bike ride.
October 10, 2019
Starting point is the Gasthof Peters.Windmühle Breberen, Waldfeuchter Straße Turmwindmühle (Mountain Dutchman), built in 1842. The mill is still fully functional and is operated regularly.To the train station in Schierwaldenrath the Selfkant Kleinbahn.Through the historic Gangelt.The first mentioned in 828 as a royal estate of Charlemagne Gangelt received in the 14/15. Century a stone fortification with walls and a total of 13 towers. In addition to shooting towers there were also four tower gates, two of which have been preserved as well as the now-inhabited keep of the former castle, large parts of the city walls and the originating from the 1st half of the 15th century parish church of St. Nicholas.Past the Easter Bunny tree to Tüddern to the Bauernmuseum.A unique collection of old treasures hides behind the gates of the Selfkant Farm Museum in Tüddern. From the old tractor to grandmother's farmhouse kitchen there is a piece of local history to see. Make a picture of the agricultural work to '' grandfather's times '' as well as the '' good old craft '' the housework of the housewives then and the life on the country in earlier times.Then continue to the historic center to Millen.The past in Millen looks alive every step of the way. The tranquil village with its historic center played a leading role in the region in the Middle Ages. Impressive witnesses of the past are the churches, the provost and the tithe barn. The Church of St. Nicholas is one of the most valuable art buildings in the region. The chancel and apse are even from the period around the turn of the millennium. In the year 2000 the milleners celebratethe 1000th anniversary of their church. Through the relics of St. Quirinius Millen developed in 1126 to the place of pilgrimage.Opening hours:only after registration / year roundOn Easter Monday and every first Sunday of the months of May, June, July, August and September, the historic parish churches in Millen and on the Dutch side in Susteren and Limbricht will be open on every first Sunday of the month from 2 to 5 pm.Continue to the westernmost point of Germany.Germany "Land's End" is located far to the west on the county road 1 in the district Isenbruch the municipality Selfkant. There, a marker stone bears the inscription: "Westlich point of the Federal Republic of Germany, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, the district government of Cologne, the district Heinsberg, the municipality Selfkant".More is really not possible in the West.Actually, the really westernmost point is right in the middle of the river Rodebach. An approximately 200-meter-long jetty leads visitors even with a stroller or a wheelchair to where the actual westernmost point of the Federal Republic is marked. A bike path to the Dutch neighbors was also created. This includes another attraction on the other side of the border: "Het smalste Stukje Nederland", the narrowest point in the Netherlands.Continue via the Barbarakapelle to the farm An Dilia back to Gasthof Peters.