At a glance

From the old railway station in Waimes, the Vennbahn takes you through lush green and gently undulating hills. An ideal location for paddocks, which you can marvel at by the woodland area of Wolfsbusch. The aroma of freshly smoked Ardennes ham wafts towards you as you cycle towards Montenau. In Born, the route leads you under the imposing Freiherr-von-Korff viaduct and then onwards to the lively little town of St. Vith. Here at the local history museum (Heimatmuseum) “Between Venn und Schneifel” you can immerse yourself in the chequered past of the Vennbahn.

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Attractions Don’t miss any of the highlights along the Vennbahn!

St. Vith History Museum Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,1 km

The old railway station of St. Vith hails from the Prussian era and today houses the history museum.    

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Discover the Vennbahn stories!

For more than a century, the Vennbahn was the iron link between Aachen and the north of Luxembourg. An eventful period in the truest sense of the word which gave rise to a great deal of history and stories. There are a total of 20 locations around the Vennbahn where you can search for traces of the peculiarities of the countryside and people of the region. The stories are visually underpinned by comics typical of Belgium. Have fun on your discovery tour!

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Bicycle-friendly accommodation along the cycle path bed+bike

Daft Hotel Distance to the Vennbahn: 6 km

Zeitgenössisch und originell, mit trendigem Design, im Wald der Ardennen versteckt.

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Vegder Kulinarium B&B Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,8 km

Nur 800 Meter vom St. Vither Stadtzentrum entfernt befindet sich, zentral gelegen und doch im Grünen, dieses moderne Gästehaus.

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B&B Maison Ruthier Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,4 km

Das kürzlich renovierte Gästehaus aus Naturstein befindet sich in dem kleinen Dorf Faymonville am Rande des Hohen Venns und in nur 400m Entfernung des Vennban-Radwegs.

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Youth Hostel High Fens Distance to the Vennbahn: 9 km

The youth hostel of Malmedy is in a peaceful location at the foot of the High Fens Nature Park.

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Val d’Arimont Hotel Resort Distance to the Vennbahn: 4,5 km

The Val d’Arimont Hotel Resort is situated in a beautiful valley by a small river just 3 km from Malmedy. The rooms are spacious and comfortably appointed.

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Hotel Restaurant Le Cyrano Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,5 km

The hotel offers 15 comfortable and cosily appointed rooms. In the restaurant the chef surprises his guests with creativity and produces superb dishes with fresh and seasonal ingredients.

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Hotel Restaurant Hotleu Distance to the Vennbahn: 3 km

The charming Hotel Hotleu is situated on the outskirts of the parish of Waimes.

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La Nuit d’Or Distance to the Vennbahn: 3 km

This guest room is located in green surroundings on the edge of the High Fens Nature Reserve and guarantees its guests a relaxing holiday.

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Camping Oos Heem Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,1 km

The campsite is situated between Montenau and Born, right next to the Vennbahn cycle path. A team of entertainers will keep you occupied in July and August.

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Snowview Lodge Distance to the Vennbahn: 15 km

This lodge provides the ideal setting for a few unforgettable days.

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Gut Eidt Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,2 km

Enjoy an overnight stay here like in the days of yore, but with modern conveniences.

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Hotel Zum Burghof Distance to the Vennbahn: 9 km

The hotel is situated in Schönberg, a picturesque little village in the Our valley, in the heart of the German-Belgian High Fens - Eifel Nature Park.

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Hotel Zum Buchenberg Distance to the Vennbahn: 5 km

This hotel is surrounded by the healthy, refreshing and revitalising nature of the Belgian Eifel. 36 tastefully appointed rooms with modern conveniences await you.

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Casa Maria Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,5 km

The holiday home Casa Maria is situated in a quiet side road in the centre of St. Vith, a town fortified with a ring wall and towers in the Middle Ages, still attested to today by the historical “Büchelturm” (escarpment tower).

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Tourist information

  1. TI Waimes
    Rue du Centre 21a · B-4950 Waimes
    T +32 80 32 98 67 ·
  2. TI Amel
    Montenau, Am Bahnhof 29a · B-4770 Amel
    T +32 80 22 98 91 ·
  3. TI St. Vith
    Hauptstraße 43 · B- 4780 St. Vith
    T +32 80 28 01 30 ·
  4. TI Büllingen
    Hauptstraße 16 · B- 4760 Büllingen
    T +32 80 64 00 02 · www.bü

Parking facilities

  1. Vennbahn Parking Montenau
    Distance to the Vennbahn: 0 km
  2. Vennbahn Parking Born
    Distance to the Vennbahn: 0 km
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Bicycle rental & repair shops

Bicycle rental

  1. A.T. Bike
    Distance to the Vennbahn: 0,8 km
  2. Malmundarium
    Distance to the Vennbahn: 9 km

Next stage Stage 5: from St. Vith to Burg Reuland

Shortly after the small forested area past the imposing motorway viaduct, you cycle through the sedate little village of Neidingen. Once again, numerous streams and small rivers are your constant companion along the route and provide you with a landscape rich in variety. The part of the route through the tunnel near Lommesweiler puts you in the mood for the picturesque Our valley and is as impressive as it is cool. On the journey towards Hemmeres you will cross the German-Belgian border once more. Back on Belgian territory, the charmingly situated chapel of Weweler appears on the horizon after a while, which sits enthroned high up on the Our hill in Reuland. The ruins of Reuland Castle mark the end of this stage in impressive fashion.

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