Here you'll find recommendations about leisure activities and sights to see at the holiday region Bernkastel-Kues as well as recommendations for interesting excursions in the surrounding area. Enjoy your stay at the unique landscape of the Moselle. We offer you friendly hosts, unspoiled nature, romantic and medieval towns, adventure parks and a great variety of activities to do.
Go hiking on the tracks of the Romans or on one of your well signed "Ferienlandwege". Furthermore the Moselle cycle path offers flat cycle enjoyment near the waterside.
Drive through the history
The panorama train guids you through the districts of Bernkastel and Kues. You will pass the medieval market squaare, St. Michaels church, the wine museum and the vineyards. The antique yellow "Burg-Landshut-Express" offers a transfer to the castle Landshut where you can enjoy an amazing panorama of Bernkastel and Kues.
Bernkastel-Kues offers an indoor and outdoor swiming pool. If you would like to relax and indulge yourself with massages and saunas the thermal spring "Moseltherme" will help you recover from your every day life. Besides swiming pools and thermal springs the so called "Maare" (volcanic lakes in the surrounding Eifel region) invite you to an refreshing cool-down.
Sights to see
In such an old city and region as Bernkastel-Kues there is a lot to see: Roman wine presses and buildings, typical regional things such as crossroads or fountains, monasteries and chapels. Our city and theme tours give you a good first impression - or help to refresh the knowledge you have learned. The local history museum "Graacher Tor", located directly in the old town, gives a vivid impression of the city's history.
The famous son of the town
The famous theologist Nikolaus Cusanus was born in Kues. The house where he grew up is nowadays used as a place for events and exhibitions. The St. Nikolaus-Hospital, which was founded by him, is used as a retirement-home. It is possible to visit the chapel of St. Nikolaus Hospital. The famous library can only be visited during a guided tour.