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Highlights in Rösrath
- Schloss Eulenbroich and the "Gateway to the Bergisches Land
- Coffee table with spicy dishes and Bergisch waffles
- Funny carnival and the poker cart race
- Hiking through the Königsforst and the Wahner Heide nature reserve
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Vacation rentals in Rösrath
In the town of Rösrath there are a number of holiday apartments which are located very close to the town centre and the buildings worth seeing. However, many of the accommodations on offer are located a little outside, in the middle of a wonderful natural landscape. From here you can reach the Königsforst with its many hiking trails in just a few minutes.Urig and comfortably in the vacation live
The houses in Rösrath fit in ideally with the landscape of the Bergisches Land, but offer you a lot of comfort inside due to a modern equipment. Enjoy the days in the garden with barbecue when the sun is shining. In winter, a holiday apartment with fireplace and sauna is the perfect oasis of relaxation.
Holiday in Rösrath
Location and orientation
Rösrath is a town in the Rheinisch-Bergisch district, which is located adjacent to Cologne. Around 50 percent of the city area consists of forests. Partly Rösrath extends into the Wahner Heide and the Königsforst. The nearest cities to Cologne are Bergisch Gladbach, Overath, Lohmar and Troisdorf.
Things to know
If you are looking for a break from everyday life in the meantime, the best place to go is the large Königsforst forest area, where you will find many opportunities for sport and activity in the middle of a charming landscape. A total of 130 kilometres of hiking trails lead through the forest area and the Wahner Heide nature reserve. You can also explore the unique landscapes by bike or horse.
In Rösrath, in the district Forsbach, a stone meteorite hit in 1900, which was named after its place of discovery.
Top 3 travel tips
Along the Sülz, which flows through the city area, there are countless old knight's seats and castles. Schloss Eulenbroich is a former aristocratic seat where various events such as concerts, art exhibitions and literary readings are held again and again today. But the landmark of the city is the gate house of the castle. It also serves as a logo on letterheads, as it symbolizes the importance of the city of Rösrath as the "gateway to the Bergisches Land".2. Enjoy a typical mountain coffee table
A regional culinary tradition in Rösrath is not the afternoon coffee, but the "coffee table", at which you are really served. The dishes served with the coffee table include black bread, grey bread, yeast, sweet spreads and savoury sausage and cheese to topping. Not to forget the Bergische waffles, which are served with cream and hot cherries.3. Experience the traditions of the city live
Every year the carnival is one of the most important events of the city. The time around the carnival is therefore often referred to as the "fifth season". On Shrove Monday there is a big parade and a lot of foolish activity. A further custom in Rösrath is the Schürreskarrenrennen, in which a funny race is held with wooden one-wheeled wheelbarrows.