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 opportuni-ties such as relaxation in nature, sports, and entertainment. You and your family have a lot of 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 closely connected 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 the unique relics of the Roman Eifel aqueduct, lis-ten to legends and stories about the giant Kakus in the prehistoric “Kakushöhle” (Ca-cus 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 a-long many sights and the Feytal-Water route to relics of water technology in the pic-turesque Feytal.
The 680m long summer toboggan hill in Kommern offers pure adventure, as well as many historical events at Satzvey Castle. Visit the Rhineland Wildlife Park to see nati-ve wildlife up close all year round. There’s a lot of fun to be had in the building of a former stoneware factory, the Zikkurat, with its discotheque and event rooms with sta-ges and galleries.
The “Eifel-Therme Zikkurat” offers a wonderful wellness and relaxation atmosphere after an eventful day.
Tourist information about the National Park Town of Mechernich and the northern Ei-fel, can be found at the Aral petrol station in Kommern.
Ideal starting and finishing points for hiking and cycling are the cycle and hike train stations in Mechernich and Satzvey.