Lying close to the border with Belgium and The Netherlands is the city of Aachen, with the Eifel Mountain Range situated nearby. An Eifel & Aachen holiday is brimming with attractions and activities for visitors to enjoy – so many that it is unlikely that you will see all you want to in the space of your trip! An Eifel & Aachen holiday rental apartment provides all of the comforts of home with the advantage of being able to view some of the most beautiful hilly landscapes to be found in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
An Eifel & Aachen holiday provides plenty of opportunity not to only see a range of great attractions but also to indulge in a variety of outdoor pursuits. Amongst the activities available onan Eifel & Aachen holiday are tennis, golf, skiing, cycling, walking, roller blading, swimming, windsurfing, diving, fishing, game hunting and archery.
One of the biggest advantages of an Eifel & Aachen holiday is the chance for visitors to visit some of Germany's wonderful towns and cities. This includes the historical city of Cologne which is approximately an hour’s journey from the area and has many great attractions. First stop for visitors should be to the World Heritage Site, Cologne Cathedral. The cathedral was built in a Gothic style and building began in the 13th century and was completed in the late 19th century. Many visitors flock to the cathedral each year to see the Shrine of The Three Kings, a beautiful golden box that is said to contain the bones of the Three Wise Men. Visiting the Flora und Botanischer Botanical Gardens and the city's zoo are also highly recommended.
If you are thinking about booking a fantastic Eifel & Aachen holiday rental apartment then you can expect to experience warm summers and cold winters. The warmest months of the year tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature can reach as high as 29C. The coldest months of the year are usually January and February when the temperature during the day can fall to around 0°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 20 inches.
Travellers on an Eifel & Aachen holiday can arrive at either Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) or Cologne Airport (CGN) which are both approximately an hour’s journey away from the area. Air operators that offer cheap, regular flights to the state include Flybe, British Airways, Lufthansa and easyJet. Passengers can leave from several UK airports including London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL), Edinburgh (EDI) and Birmingham (BHX).