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Eifel National Park, Gemund

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
The Eifel National Park is the 14th national park in Germany and the first in North Rhine-Westphalia.GeneralThe aims of the Eifel National Park accord with those set out by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, IUCN. These require that at least 75 percent of the national park's area must be left to develop naturally - i.e. must not be given over to human use - within 30 years of the foundation of the park. Aims, mechanisms and executive bodies are laid down in the National Park Regulation (Nationalpark-Verordnung or NP-VO). The relatively young national park lies in the north of the Eifel region between Nideggen in the north, Gemünd in the south and the Belgian border in the southwest. The legal decree by the state that lays the foundation for the park has been in force since 1 January 2004. The area covers about 10700ha, is bordered to the northwest by the Rur Reservoir and includes the neighbouring Urft Reservoir, the former Vogelsang Military Training Area, but not the Nazi Ordensburg Vogelsang itself. The terrain of the former military training area run by the Belgian Armed Forces and used by NATO troops, the Dreiborn Plateau, forms about 3300ha of the entire area and has been open to the public since 1 January 2006.
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  • "Gästehaus K13 - in the nature park Vogelsang" GästeHaus K13 in Vogelsang the Centre of the National Park Eifel (Schleiden / Ruhr lake view) follows the aim to bring humanity, economy and ecology in harmony and to keep. Therefore, K13 Guest House is a place of powerful tranquillity, where guests can forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life and recharge. The understanding of guest friendship and cooperation in the team are characterized by respect and appreciation for each other. The owners campaigned particularly daily for this, with heart and mind to live and work. We have very wohlgefühlt...und recommend this lovingly-run guesthouse... G.Schumacher of Idstein
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  • Very nice surroundings for walking, ideal to combine with a boat ride! Perfect to enjoy a day in the nature!
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  • One travels halfway around the world and look at national parks in foreign countries and may forget the wonderful nature on its own doorstep. It's almost luxury, from the Cologne region an hour drive away and to be able to directly in the National Park, explore the versatile nature. In almost any weather for almost any physical condition, you can make day trips together according to your mood freely and explore the many faces of the Eifel. The National Park is here essential and helps the visitors with maps, information centres, and information. At the abandoned village of wollseifen we have must meet two Rangers in August, who willingly gave your Office information to all sorts of curious questions about the training and the. With respect for the work of so many people for a such a high goal and even more respect for nature, which applies to protect it, every visitor can make a small contribution.
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  • Great day out. Wonderful walks to be had in the area. The cicerone guide book is worth a look to find all the best walks in the Ardennes.
  • It's a very big and nice park. But there is no toilet, no water. No gsm coverage. Nothing. Be prepared. And the most important is that the google maps is not correct. Be careful.
  • A must visit for hikers. Great sights and well indicated hiking trails.
  • Great national park, good for bike tours or for long walkings. But you should have enough to drink withy ou because the paths are very long.
  • Very beautiful area with lots of places to explore.
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