Whether you prefer to ride a racing bike or enjoy a leisurely ride on an e-bike, the Vulkan-Rad-Route (Eifel Vulcano-Bike-Route) is the perfect cycling route for everyone who wants to explore the Volcanic Eifel by bicycle. Make a detour to the Hohe Acht, the highest hill in the Eifel, or stop off at the ruins of the Nürburg, the highest situated castle in Rheinland-Pfalz. Built on a conical black basalt pillar, much of the Nürburg was destroyed in the 17th Century.
With its thick walls and tall towers the remaining ruin is an impressive sight amid the volcanic landscape. For all fans of motor sort a stopover at the famous Eifel race-track, the Nürburgring, is worthwhile. Fans of motor sport regularly race round the traditional Nordschleife (North Loop) there.... read more