Experience the volcanic region of Laacher See on Shanks' pony! We have put together a selection of well signposted circular and route tours for you, which can be combined with a trip on our "Vulkan-Expreß".Read more: Hiking
Day and Side trips
A trip on the "Volcano Express" is, of course, a treat in itself and a unique railway experience at the same time. Make your day trip to the volcanic region of Laacher See complete and combine the train ride in our "express train" with a visit to other highlights in the area!
Whether you're on one of the countless, well-marked hiking trails, rolling downhill by bike from the 459-metre-high Engeln terminus or heading for exciting destinations by leisure bus - everyone will find the right day trip here!
On our route map you can get a first overview of our railway and the region. In the sections below, you will find our elaborate tour suggestions as well as further details about our stations.
The "Vulkan-Expreß" takes you from the river Rhine about 400 meters up to the Eifel hights at Kempenich-Engeln! From there, enjoy the descent on a panoramic tour over the heights back to Brohl or cycle in the direction of the Moselle or through the Pellenz region to the Rhine!Read more: Cycling
With the "Vulkan-Expreß" you can reach numerous excursion destinations in the volcanic region of Laacher See! Whether in combination with a hike, a bike tour or using the well-developed public bus network, exciting day trips can be planned! Discover the well-known Maria Laach Monastery, the fairytale Bürresheim Castle or make a trip almost 700 meters up to the highest mountain in the Eifel!Read more: Destinations