Popular destination tips

Discover an area with lot of opportunities

Here are some free time advices for Simonskall and nearby….

  • Hiking: Hiking advices and cartographical material is available at the reception
  • Guided trails
  • „Twisted rock“ (Gedrehter Fels) Teufelsley
  • To take a walk in the Kall valley directly from the hotel. (also provided by barrier free trails)
  • Cycling (E-bike-rent at the hotel), Nordic Walking (sticks at the house)
  • Junkerhaus (opened sat. and sun. or after making an appointment)
  • Maria chapel, roman catholic, built in 1935
Hochseil-Klettergarten (Climbing center outside) Hürtgenwald for individuals and groups (you can book it at the reception)
  • Outdoor swimming pool Vossenack or indoor swimming pool „monte mare“ in Kreuzau *20 min.
  • To play tennis: tennis court in Vossenack
  • Francis monastery in Vossenack, Monastery culture basement www.kloster-kultur-keller.de

…and nearby:

  • Monschau, a beautiful historical half-timbered city, glassworks, red house, mustard mill etc. * 20 min.
  • Eupen/Belgium, romantic city with lots of historical places of interests * 40 min.
  • City Maastricht/Holland, many places of interests, market * 60 min.
  • Emperor city Aachen, Emperor cathedral, city hall, casino, museums, cinemas, theatre * 45 min.
  • Rur lake, the biggest artificial lake of Germany, it is possible to make a shipping sightseeingsee* 15 min.
  • Wehebachtalsperre, Kalltalsperre, Dreilägerbach-Talsperre (dams)* 10–30 min.
  • Wild animals park in Schmidt * 15 min
  • Open air enclosure for wild animals in Hellenthal eagle cultivation and flight show* 45 min.
  • Castle Vogelsang * 40 min, guided tours 14.00 p.m., saturday/ sunday 11.00 a.m. + 14.00 p.m.
  • Castle Nideggen situated on the red climbing rock * 30 min.
  • Castle Heimbach * 35 min.
  • Trappist abbey „Mariawald“ nearby Heimbach * 35 min.
  • Open air museum in Kommern * 45 min.

For further leisure advices and help for booking and planning your trip, please contact our reception.

We wish you a beautiful relaxing time, much fun and terrific experiences in our region!

Manuela Baier
& the Kallbach-team