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Schalkenmehren... the Eifel from its loveliest side

Rich green hills, meadows, forests and enchanting lakes. You'll find them all at  Schalkenmehren, a little village of 600 friendly inhabitants at the northern end of the Hoher List. Schalkenmehren is a place to enjoy for hikers, those seeking relaxation, cyclists, adventurers, discoverers and everyone who enjoys beauty. The idyllic landscape of the volcanic Eifel also features the perfect options for relaxation that go so well with your wellness holiday. This picturesque spot is the ideal starting point to discover the Eifel and its rewarding destinations the whole year round. 

Situated 420 metres above sea level, it features lots of holiday activities:

  • swimming in the lake, sun bathing - our well cared-for swimming facilities are an open invitation.
  • in winter its unique skating, tobogganing, cross-country skiing - even a short ski slope.
  • only a few minutes away are tennis, riding and golf.
  • charming hiking paths around the lakes. 

Our hiking bus transfer service opens up further possibilities for walks. 

Only 150 metres away from the hotel is Schalkenmehren's home weaving museum ( with its special textile museum, the only one of its kind in the Palatinate, built on the site of a cottage weaving tradition that goes back many decades in Schalkenmehren, with its three lakes. 

Nearby is also one of the last bell foundries, as well as geological paths, the Maarmuseum in Manderscheid, the volcano museum in Daun or the lava museum in Strohn, to bring the Earth and its history to life.

How about cycling along the new Maare-Mosel cycle track as far as Bernkastel-Kues and then back on the cycle bus? Or exciting excursions to Trier, Germany's oldest city, to Luxemburg or to the Mosel, combined with wine sampling. Everything is possible.