A well-developed network of biking and hiking trails with the Eifelsteig and Rur-Olef-Route as well as a high-quality network of circular hiking trails offer active enjoyment of nature. The dams of the Eifel with their imposing dam walls can be reached by bike with almost no inclines.
Temporarily unavailable due to flooding: From May to October, a historic rail bus, the Oleftalbahn, runs on Sundays on the route between Kall and Hellenthal via Gemünd, Schleiden and through the half-timbered village of Olef with the village square crossing, which is unique in Germany.
The former Nazi Ordensburg Vogelsang, which was built by the National Socialists as a training site for executives, is worth a visit. New attractions in Vogelsang IP are the two exhibitions "Bestimmung: Herrenmensch" and "Wildnis(t)räume".