Traces of first settlements in the community of Namborn can be traced back to the Celto-Roman times. The first written documentation mentioning the Liebenburg castle dates to 1220 and today the castle is the landmark of the community and its most important place of interest. From the top of the view tower you can enjoy wonderful views over the region.
A further highlight is the Road of Sculptures, which leads from St. Wendel to the Bostalsee lake. The first symposium took place on the Baltersweiler Höhe (Baltersweiler Heights) in 1971/72. 17 sculptors from 6 countries met and worked a total of 14 sculptures. Meanwhile, the Road of Sculptures was continued as a “Road of Peace” from the Normandy to Moscow.
Signposted cycling and hiking paths such as the premium walk “Smugglers Path” offer many possibilities for activity. The “St.Wendeler Schleife” (“St.Wendeler meander”), a part of the Saarland circular hiking route, passes through the community. A close network of cycling paths connected to the Wendelinus cycling path offers interesting opportunities for your leisure time.
The Liebenburg with its tower on the Schlossberg hill in Eisweiler is visible from afar and is a landmark of the community of Namborn. The castle was built around the close of the 12th century by the Bishops of Verdun and was initially referred to in writing in the year 1218. The name “Liebenburg” can be traced back to the knight Bogemond de Leivenberc who was appointed to be the lord of...More
From St. Wendel to the Bostalsee lake one can experience a 17 km long open-air gallery with examples of contemporary art. The exceptionally attractive countryside in combination with the sculptures offers the rambler an extraordinary experience.
The sculpture symposium on the hill between St. Wendel and Baltersweiler, which took place in the years 1971/72, formed the start of the...