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Other places to visit in Nürburg

Updated: Feb 27, 2022

Even if motorsports aren’t your thing, Nürburg has so much to offer all visitors, including stunning countryside which is perfect for hiking or mountain biking and the beautifully preserved Nürburg Castle for those who want to learn more about the area.

If you’re planning a visit in the colder months, Nürburg also has fantastic trails for skiing and snowboarding.

Nürburg Castle

Located in Nürburg village, the Nürburg Castle provides visitors with a chance to reconnect with the past.

Constructed in 1818, the oldest part of the site is believed to have been built in the 12th century. The restoration work means that visitors to the site are still able to get a good impression of what the former complex was like. Climbing one of the remaining towers also provides stunning views of the surrounding area.

Ring Werk Museum

The Ring Werk Museum has 11 interactive attractions which focus on different aspects of the Nürburgring and its history.

Highlights include “The Nürburgring 24 Hours in 4D”, a 15-minute film which follows a small team who entered into the race a few years ago. The impressive 4D special effects mean you can expect to see sparks flying past your face while you watch.

Another attraction not to be missed is the Nurbus, a high-speed simulator which takes visitors on a trip around the Nürburgring in a matter of minutes.

A great option for families, or days with poor weather, the Museum offers different levels of tickets meaning you don’t have to rush through. With so many different exhibitions on offer, visitors are greeted with the chance to experience motorsport in a number of new and exciting ways.

Volcanic Eifel

The Volcanic Eifel stretches from the Rhine to the Wittlich Depression. Numerous signs of volcanic activity are present including, crater lakes, lava streams and volcanic craters.

Still volcanically active, the area also has a natural park and excellent opportunities to explore. The volcano route, stretching from the River Rhine to the Eifel Mountains can be completed in half a day, although with so much to explore you might need a little longer.

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