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Kommern, the Satzvey Castle, Bad Muenstereifel
The feelings of delight, surprise and affection won't abandon you throughout a trip. You will have an opportunity to visit the WAX MUSEUM, which is the best in the world - both by number of characters, and by the theme of execution. You will walk along the real medieval German village, with a complete disbelief, that it is possible. You will visit the knight's castle of Satzvey, having felt the real spirit of gallant times of a board and a sword. Arm yourselves... with cameras and let’s start immediately! Bright, very bright impressions wait for you...
Departure is in the morning. Departure time depends on the city of departure and is reported, when ordering a trip.
Not everyone knows, that on the border of Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium there is a fantastic region of the Eifel, the western part of the Rhine Slate mountains (up to 747 m high).
Idyllic mountain and river landscapes, untouched nature of the average-German plateau, picturesque wine making regions, medieval towns and romantic castles give the special originality to this reserved zone.
This trip is for those, who want to see the refined nature of Germany, the massifs of volcanic mountains, divided by deep valleys of the rivers Rhine, Moselle, Lahn, Nahe: rare for today's Europe beech and fir forests, the places, where the sources of the Gerolsteiner mineral water beat out of the ground, and brewers brew Bitburger beer.
We recommend this travel, first of all, those, who want to have a rest from the prompt city life and to feel a variety of faces of Europe.
In the program of our one-day excursion: The RHINELAND MUSEUM UNDER THE OPEN SKY is the real immersion in medieval life and livelihoods of country people of the Prussian province at the end of the 15th century. In the territory of 80 hectares, there are 65 historical buildings situated: country half-timbered houses, water and windmills; economic rural structures: smithy, school, bakery, dance hall, chapel. We will go along the ancient rural small streets from lodge to a lodge, receiving particulars of medieval life of the German peasants, and we will appear in the most interesting museum of the history, Rhineland- the Rhine region, which is called the heart of Germany. In addition, it is the most unusual wax museum in Europe. The fascinating excursion expects you inside, the characters, who made history, are recreated in the form of waxworks in the museum: Napoleon, Prussian kings, Karl Marx, industrialist Krupp and many others. Where will you have an opportunity to bring home photos with the French emperor or the author of "Capital"?
The resort town Bad Muenstereifel is a heavenly spot at the Foothills of Eifel, which harmoniously fits a surrounding natural landscape. Thousand-year history of the city stores legends and myths, which you will be told by the guide, showing the most beautiful facades of half-timbered houses, an ancient town hall in Central Germany with unique "pillory". A thousand-year fortification, ancient churches, the destroyed castle, the crystal rivulet Erft, the fountain with the image of the Zwentibold King of Lotharingia, and, of course, cozy cafes and small restaurants with typical German cuisine, nourishing and tasty - all this is Bad Muenstereifel.
In the city you will have free time, during which you can take amazing pictures, try local dishes and beer, and also get unique souvenirs.
And, at last, the Satzvey Castle is one of the most beautiful castles of the Rhine Region surrounded by the water ditches. Motto of the castle: "Preservation of the historical heritage through entertainment". Here the medieval fairs, "a sabbath of witches", Christmas and Easter holidays and, of course, knightly tournaments are still held! It is safe to say, that this point of the program will become worthy culminating of our trip!
In the evening we return. Arrival time depends on the city of departure.
- journey by a comfortable tourist bus, accompanying by a qualified guide
• excursion escorting on the way and also sightseeing tours around Bad Muenstereifel, it costs 10€, for children up to 12 years old is free (excursion service is an integral part of a trip and is paid obligatory).
• visiting the museum in Kommern is 10€, children up to 12 years old is 8€
Depending on the circumstances, the guide or the attendant can change the program on the course.
The travel agency has the right for adjustment. The prices can be changed depending on a season.
Entrance tickets are paid additionally (at will).
Departure is possible from the cities:
Aachen, Bonn, Dortmund, Duesseldorf, Cologne, Moenchengladbach, Essen,
and also from Koblenz, Muenster, Osnabrueck and Frankfurt – at the weekend.
* - surcharge for departure (at its existence) is paid additionally
The possibility of the departure on the concrete date, the information on the existence of surcharge for departure and its size you can find in the order form, having chosen service to BOOK a TOUR.
ATTENTION: The basic cost can change depending on the date and the city of departure! Please, make a calculation of the basic cost below, having chosen the date at first, and then the city from the list!
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