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Highlights in Mendig
- Volcanic landscape around Lake Laach
- Hiking Volcano Trail
- German Volcano Museum
- Mendinger Gambrinus Festival
- Parish church St. Cyriakus
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Holiday cottages in Mendig
South of Lake Laach and the Benedictine Abbey of Maria Laach you can spend varied days in this picturesque small town between the volcanic landscape and the dreamy old town of Mendig. You can relax in a vacation rental on the green outskirts of the city or in a holiday apartment not far from the volcano museums and in the immediate vicinity of restaurants or supermarkets. Similarly attractive is your residence in an apartment in the neighbouring municipality of Rieden.
Holiday in Mendig
Location and orientation
About 23 kilometres west of Koblenz, the small town with just under 9,000 inhabitants extends over the district of Mayen-Koblenz. The community lies in the fascinating volcanic landscape south of Lake Laach.
Travelers and Activities
Bizarre rocks, green plateaus, clear lakes and quarries characterise the unique landscape around Mendig. In order to experience this former force of nature up close, journeymen can explore the dreamlike volcano path, which leads past the craters of the seven rooms or the quarry of the Ettringer Bellerberg.
In 2015 and 2016 the music festival Rock am Ring took place in Mendig.
Top 3 travel tips
Since 2005, the German Volcano Museum Mendig has been dedicated to the geological history of the region. The interesting exhibition includes the lava dome, the lava cellar and the museum layout, which also deal with the mining and processing of basalt.2. social pleasure
Since 1973, the Mendig Gambrinus Festival has been celebrated every year in the inner courtyard of the Vulkan brewery. The four-day celebration begins with the appointment of the brewer of honour and the subsequent tapping of the barrel. In the marquee you can expect concerts by pop musicians, raffles and a special children's programme.3rd Romanesque church
The parish church of St. Cyriakus from 1195, which was extended in 1857 according to the plans of Vincenz Statz, is located in the Niedermendig district. Inside, elaborate paintings from the Middle Ages decorate the walls of the church. Works of art include depictions of the Last Judgement or the three apostles.