Mechernich has everything you need for a great day or a diverse weekend. On the edge of Eifel National Park, the town of Mechernich offers numerous leisure opportunities such as relaxation in nature, sports, and entertainment. You and your family have many options if you wish to spend the day or your vacation in Mechernich.
The history of the town of Mechernich goes back to the time of the Celts and Romans. It is connected closely to ancient lead mining in and around Mechernich. A visit to the “Bergbaumuseum Grube Günnersdorf” (Mining Museum) will bring lead mining back to life.
Hike the Roman Canal Trail along with the unique relics of the Roman Eifel aqueduct. Listen to legends and stories about the giant Kakus in the prehistoric “Kakushöhle” (Kakus cave). Or combine Nordic Walking on specially designated routes with a visit to the LVR Kommern Open Air Heritage Museum.
For cyclists, there are the Moated Castles Route and the Mechernich Eight Route long many sights and the Feytal-Water route to relics of water technology in the picturesque Feytal.
The 680m long summer toboggan hill in Kommern offers pure adventure. One can also adventure many historical events at Satzvey Castle. Visit the Rhineland Wildlife Park to see native wildlife up close all year round. In the building of a former stoneware factory (Tonfabrik Zikkurat), there are a discotheque and event rooms with stages and galleries.
The “Eifel-Therme Zikkurat” offers a wellness and relaxation atmosphere after an eventful day.
One can find the tourist information at the ARAL gas station in Kommern.
Ideal starting and finishing points for hiking and cycling are the cycle and hike train stations in Mechernich and Satzvey.