Eingangsbereich mit Rollstuhl erreichbar über Fahrstühle; Saunabereich größenteils barrierefrei; Badeparadies - Becken nicht barrierefreiMore
In the coal mining museum in Bexbach you can become familiar with the history of the Saarland mines. The story is told in the museum and in “unter Tage” (“underground in the mine”), you can marvel at the old and new mining techniques. View the pithead baths, sorting board and lamp store, which have been accurately remodelled.
Lichtenberg Castle lies at the heart of the Pfälz Bergland (hilly countryside) and, with 425 m length, it is one of the largest castles in Germany. It dates back to the year 1200, was never destroyed, but in the 18th century was badly damaged by fire. The district of Kusel rebuilt it. The builders were the Earls of Veldenz, who built the castle without the permission of the Bishops of...More
In Wolfspark Merzig you can observe wolves in their natural environment. The wolf and human researcher Werner Freund climbs, as a human alpha wolf, into the enclosure of his wolves, and howls and lives as though he were one of them. Observations and guides are available.
In the expedition museum close by exhibits from people living in unexplored areas are on show. Werner Freund has been on...
The summer toboggan run at the Peterberg mountain is great fun for young and old alike! The track is one of the ten longest in Germany and overcomes a height difference of 154 meters.
Within a few minutes one is transported by a modern lift system up to the 548 m high mountaintop. Afterwards, the open-air bobsleigh descends 1,000 m. The highlight: One can start, accelerate, and slow down...
Gondwana – das Prähistorium” is an indoor prehistoric theme park, in which you can experience the prehistoric age, “live”. The most up-to-date animation techniques and sophisticated audio-visual methods let the visitor witness the passage of 4.5 million years of Earth’s history. Monster scorpions, giant-sized dragonflies and voracious dinosaurs are only some of the life forms waiting to be...More
The business of the nail smithies has a long tradition in the region of the Hochwald. In the mid-17th century the first ironworks had already been set up in the Hochwald. Shortly after the Thirty Years’ War, a Belgian established himself in the region as a nailer and took his materials from the ironworks found here. Everything that was needed for iron mining was in plentiful supply here:...More
The Catholic parish church of Nonnweiler, locally also known as “Hochwalddom”, was built in the years 1900-1902 by the Mainz master cathedral builder L. Becker in neo-late Gothic style. The church is impressive due to its remarkable size, a total length of 33 meters, and the 54 meter high church steeple. The western steeple with its square towers and high slated spire dominates the area...More
Idar-Oberstein is the metropole of the gem and jewellery business in the Nahe region. In many museums and gem shops both rough and polished stones can be admired or taken home as a souvenir. Also particularly worth visiting in the town are the Rock Church and the Weiherschleife (a water mill). A glimpse of all the gems in the world is offered by the German Gemstone Museum, which you...More
A Celtic settlement based on historical models has been erected at the foot of the hill fort with residential, craft and storage buildings, fireplace and palisade. There are regular tours to the Celtic Ring Wall.
Various events are held from April to October, where you can get a clear understanding of the life of the Celts, their craftsmanship techniques and their living conditions.
Surely everyone knows the stories of Asterix and his Gallic friends? Here in Sankt Wendel county, the Celts left behind a colossal monument.When walking through the middle of the forest in Otzenhausen, you suddenly come across a wall, which, in part, is 10m high and made from large stone blocks. These would have served primarily as a protective wall around the Celtic settlement. According...More
In Mettlach is the headquarters of the world famous brand Villeroy & Boch. In the “House of Villeroy & Boch” the newest trends and two and a half centuries of “Villeroy & Boch” on film and episode-like artistic arrangements are brought to life. Furthermore, in the interactive experience you can view table culture, the ceramics museum and the information centre “bath, kitchen and tiles”.
It has been demonstrated that the copper mine at Fischbach, between Idar-Oberstein and Kirn, was already in operation 500 years ago. The extensive branching tunnel systems, and the up to 30 m high caverns can be visited during a tour of the mine. Furthermore, the various operations and mining techniques for ore extraction are depicted. A mine that really must be seen!More
Das Musée Les Mineurs WendelDas Musée Les Mineurs Wendel erzählt die Geschichte der Grube Wendel. Auf fast 1.800 m² erschließen sich dem Besucher die Geschichte und ursprüngliche Funktion der Räume des "Bergarbeitergebäudes" durch dreisprachige Multimedia-Dokumente und Schautafeln (französisch, deutsch, englisch) in den Ausstellungsbereichen. In den Ausstellungsbereichen erhält man... More
Natürlich, mit Geschichte!
Der Nationalpark Hunsrück-Hochwald ist ursprünglich, idyllisch, einfach schön - und dabei reich an Geschichte, Schätzen und Abenteuern. Nicht nur die Wildkatze fühlt sich hier wohl, auch Kelten und Römer haben schon ihre Spuren hinterlassen.
Eingebettet in den Naturpark Saar-Hunsrück entsteht länderübergreifend inmitten einer alten Kulturlandschaft zwischen...More
Weitere Informationen zum Naturfreibad Primstal gibt es auf der Website der Gemeinde Nonnweiler.More
Pflanzen der Kelten, Kraftsteine, Bienenhaltung, Erddrache, Weidenpavillon, 6-Eck-Hochbeete, Flechthochbeet, Hügelbeete, Hopfenschirme, Kräutergarten, Heu-Kartoffeln, Johannisbeerspirale.
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Since ancient times the 585 m high Peterberg mountain is considered to be a Wetterberg (weather mountain). In pre-Christian times it was dedicated to the God Donar, in later times it was referred to as being home to the Weather Witches. Throughout several centuries a sanctum, which was dedicated to the patron saint of weather Peter, used to be at the point where the chapel is located now....More
The biggest water reservoir in the area - the Primstalsperre in Nonnweiler - was completed in 1982. With a water surface of 96. 4 hectares, this lake is a lot smaller than the Bostalsee lake, but with a depth of 45 meters it has a capacity of approximately 20 million square meters. The lake is fed by the Prims and the Altbach which unite in the reservoir. The two Hunsrück streams have an...More
In front of the gates to the town Schwarzenacker there was once a Roman settlement. In the magnificent gardens some buildings have been reconstructed, such as for example a tavern or a doctor’s house. Original finds, like statues and coins, can be viewed in the open-air museum, which is considered to be one of the most beautiful museums in Germany.More
Saarbrücken – the capital town of the Saarland has many faces. The first documented reference dates 999: Emperor Otto the Third presented the Bishops of Metz with the Königsburg “castellum Sarabrucca”. Lying directly on the border with France, Saarbrücken was heavily involved in wars: in the German-French War 1870/71 bloody battles were fought in front of the city gates on the Spicherer...More
Saarlouis is a mighty fortress town, founded by the Sun King Louis XIVth. Beside the fleurs-de-lis of the town coat of arms, many stone witnesses recall the founding of the town and its famous master builder Vauban. Amongst the most important places of interest in the town are the casemates, which were built as a bomb-proof defence system during the expansion of the fortifications in the...More
Schlossberghöhlen in Homburg lies below the ruins of the Hohenburg (Hohen castle) and are the largest mottled sandstone caves in Europe. Secret passages lead to imposing domed halls, which are particularly attractive due to the yellow and red colouring of the sand. The mottled sandstone, from which hills above Homburg city are formed, originated around 250 million years ago.More
Marvel at the white ice poles of Mars, the craters of the moon or the ring system of Saturn as well as numerous fog patches and galaxies with you own eyes - this opportunity is offered during clear weather on the Peterberg, which reaches a height of 548m. The observatory of both the amateur astronaut association and of all people who are interested in watching stars is located here.
Going back over 2000 years, Trier is the oldest German town and is situated in the middle of the wine area Mosel-Saar-Ruwer. The extensive pedestrian zone and the many unmistakeably Roman buildings are distinctive features of the city. This includes in particular the former city gate „Porta Nigra“. It was erected in about 180 AD and is considered the best preserved Roman city gate north...More
Experience the history of coal and steel in the Saarland!
The old Völkingen Hütte (ironworks) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most significant completely preserved ironworks of the 19th/20th century.
A tour has been set up, with a detailed description given at the various points. On show is, for example, the sintering facility, in which the residues from the iron production...