Hückelhoven would have you believe that anything is possible. Such is the wide variety of entertainments available to you.
Have you watched a movie on a large screen while floating gently on water? Ever been on a nature trail where you have interactive stations that ensure never a dull moment? Well, there’s more of the same awaiting you here in this town.
Hückelhoven has a heady mix of medieval history and modern entertainment to give you all you’re looking for. If you adore the outdoors, head for Adolfosee Ratheim, a scenic piece of serenity, also known as a lake with a wealth of activities for you to indulge in. Enjoy the unparalleled beauty of the land as you stroll around.
Another equally beautiful destination for nature lovers would be the Baggersee Brachelen. Don’t miss the lovely Kapbusch recreation area. This here’s a forest incorporating a nature park where you get glimpses of castles and other buildings on your hiking route.
A round of the museums of Hückelhoven will give an idea of its rich and varied history. The Besucherbergwerk will give information about its mining history, while the Basket Museum will delight you with its modern history. The Automobile museum displays restored Opel classics and other 50 year old beauties.
As for historical architecture you can’t miss the fabulous Pfarrkirche. This gothic beauty built in the late 19th century will amaze you with its thoughtful details and highly artistic embellishment. The interiors are no less amazing. Don’t miss the coat of arms in gold.
The Farmhouse Grone Waldstraße is another historical edifice worth visiting. Though not on the same scale as the church, this building does have interesting features that you can’t but admire.
The Good Gritt in Doveren is another must see that will have you in raptures. This is a moated castle in perfect condition. In same category you will find the House Blumenthal, a three winged castle.
While you’re at it, try to fit in the Hallbaum, the House Kleinkukel, and the exquisite House Hückelhoven into your itinerary.