Bad Münstereifel City

The town centre is really a heritage jewel protected by law. Proud mansions of one-time rich merchants, carefully restored half-timbered houses, pitoresque corners and quiet alleys. The “Café of Heino “ ( a popular German singer of folk songs ) is located near the “Kneipp Kurhaus”. You can reach the town centre on foot in about 30 minutes (2,5 km), by car the distance is 5 kilometres.

Smart Shopping – City Outlet Bad Münstereifel

Since August 2014 Bad Münstereifel is no longer famous only as relaxing Kneipp spa and tourist resort, but also for smart shopping in the new City Outlet Bad Münstereifel. The City Outlet Bad Münstereifel is home of over 40 fashion & lifestyle brands in 30 stores offering merchandise 30-70% off compare to the regular retail price, all year round.

Brands such as Gerry Weber, Lambert, Bagatt, Wellensteyn, Tom Tailor or the international well known Swiss chocolate Lindt opened their outlet shops in the 800 m long pedestrian zone between Orchheimer and Werther goal in the historic city centre of Bad Münstereifel.

What makes the City Outlet unique? For the first time in Germany, visitors can go downtown for an outlet shopping spree. The special atmosphere of the medieval city with many monumental buildings, combined with fashion & lifestyle brands for reduced prices, existing traditional retail and numerous catering possibilities makes Bad Münstereifel to a new unique shopping experience for the whole family. Whether Heino‘s Café at the Kurhaus, the famous print house Portz or the new Bitburger beer house - culinary delights for between meals are provided.

For special occasions and events the City Outlet opens Sundays and participates in the festivities in the city. Whether the Maypole Festival or the funfair, special offers and promotions of the Fashion & Lifestyle brands bring additional pleasure.

More information at www.cityoutletbadmuenstereifel.com

The Bad Münstereifel Golf Course

The 18-hole golf course bordering on Eschweiler lies at the foot of the radio telescope on the “Stockert”. Here – in the heart of the Eifel – you can play your rounds in a natural, peaceful environment away from everyday stress. For further information about the golf course look up the internet : www.golfbadmuenstereifel.de

Mountain bike and hiking

Popular activities in the area include cycling and hiking. A total of 94 Eifel loops, the local circular hiking trails in the Northern Eifel, invite you to explore the beautiful region in hiking boots. All routes have been given a catchy name. All Eifel loops and traces of the Eifel can be found on www.Eifelschleifen.de and www.Eifelspuren.de. Bicycle storage is also available.

Eifelschleifen Logo


In close neighborhood you find well preserved remains of the Roman era, such as the lime kilns at Iversheim and parts of the Roman aqueduct, which transported water from the Eifel to Cologne. Near Mechernich-Kommern there is an open-air museum, where you can get a vivid impression of what life was like in, by gone times. Meadows, woods an forests invite you to extendet walks.  A special experience within easy reach is the “ Eifel – National-Park” , where you can book walks,guidet by rangers. The source of the river “Ahr “ at Blankenheim, the picturesque “Ahr valley” with its vineyards and charming wine villages are not far away. The Moselle and the volcanic Eifel lakes are suited for a day’s outing.

Bad Münstereifel-Effelsberg

Further into the highlands is the village of Effelsberg with the largest movable radio telescope of europe and its radar screen a hundred metres in diameter. There you can have outer space explained to you in words and pictures.