Monschau, the Eifel Hills and the Ahr Valley

From plunging valleys and shimmering lakes to magnificent architecture and quaint streets, this spectacular short break offers endless German delights. Staying in the village of Einruhr, we’ll soak up the beauty of the Eifel National Park, explore the old town of Ahrweiler, and have the chance to visit Aachen. With other highlights including stunning Monschau, where you can browse the markets or visit the famous Rotes Haus Museum, and charming Valkenburg, a winning combination of scenery and sights awaits on this holiday.

Your Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 3 evening meals
  • Local joining points
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Itinerary

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then we travel to our hotel in Einruhr, Germany, for a four-night stay.

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore your beautiful surroundings. Why not take a scenic stroll by the lake or relax with a coffee on the hotel’s terrace?

This afternoon, join us on our optional excursion to the imperial frontier town of Aachen. Magnificent examples of medieval architecture can be found around the town, including the superb cathedral and town hall. See the Elisenbrunnen fountain, a famous symbol of Aachen’s heritage as a spa town, and if you’re interested in uncovering the town’s history, why not visit the Centre Charlemagne? With plenty of bakeries offering local delicacies, be sure to treat yourself to the spiced gingerbread known as 'Aachener Printen’ or the 'Rice Cake', a light yeast dough filled with sweet and creamy rice and oven baked for a golden yellow appearance.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Aachen

The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

Join our included excursion as we visit the Eifel National Park Centre, which offers spectacular panoramic views over the Urftsee reservoir. The impressive ‘Dreams of the Wilderness’ exhibition is a particular highlight.

We continue on to the old town of Ahrweiler, which retains its medieval gates and fortifications.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Ahrweiler
  • Eifel National Park Centre

Discover charming Valkenburg on today’s included excursion. With its narrow cobbled streets and beautiful buildings, there is plenty to admire in this fortified town.

Later, we travel to Monschau – a photographer’s paradise! Half-timbered façades overlook twisting streets, cobbled walkways and quaint market squares. Don’t miss out on trying the local speciality, Monschau Mustard.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Monschau
  • Valkenburg

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Seemoewe Hotel Simmerath in Einruhr.

Single Room Supplements

Single Room Supplement from £49

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