10 Sights in Erftstadt, Germany (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Erftstadt, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Erftstadt, Germany.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Erftstadt

1. Burg Blessem

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Burg Blessem HOWI - Horsch, Willy / CC BY 3.0

Of the former castle on the northern outskirts of Blessem, only the outer bailey has been preserved, which is now called Blessem Castle. The course of the drained moats refers to the original two-part complex, whose castle house was located on an island northeast of the outer bailey on today's garden grounds. In the course of the flood disaster in 2021, in which the Erft flooded large areas of the region as a result of heavy rainfall, parts of the plant were undermined and slipped. Thus, the castle now stands on a steep edge to the gravel pit. An extension of the castle must be demolished, but the rest can be preserved.

Wikipedia: Burg Blessem (DE)

2. Friedenskirche

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Friedenskirche HOWI - Horsch, Willy / CC BY 3.0

Friedenskirche (Church of Peace), located in the Liblar district of Erftstadt, is a Protestant church built in 1925/26 due to the lignite industry, especially the Donatus mine in Upper Liblar, and the population growth of Liblar. The same is true of the development of the Roman Catholic Church of Santa Barbara. This building is listed as a historical monument. In 1949, the congregation known today as Friedenskirchengemeinde became independent from Brühl. Today, the congregation includes Protestants living in Liblar, Bliesheim, Frauenthal and K ö ttingen. At present, there are about 4,600 souls.

Wikipedia: Friedenskirche (Liblar) (DE), Website

3. Landesburg Lechenich

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Landesburg Lechenich HOWI - Horsch, Willy / CC BY 3.0

The former Landesburg Lechenich of the Archbishops and Electors of Cologne is now surrounded by parks in the northeast corner of the old town of Lechenich. Built at the beginning of the 14th century in Feldbrandziegel, the moated castle protected by ditches has also been referred to as a castle since the 16th century. The Landesburg was one of the mightiest Rhenish castles. The Landesburg had a predecessor in the southwest of the city, which was destroyed in 1301.

Wikipedia: Landesburg Lechenich (DE)

4. Schloss Gracht

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The moated castle Gracht in Erftstadt-Liblar is one of the moated castles of the Cologne area. It is a two-part complex with a three-winged outer bailey and a two-winged manor house. The garden of the castle was probably laid out at the beginning of the 18th century by the Münster horticulturist Gottfried Laurenz Pictorius according to the French model and redesigned in the 19th century in its rear parts in the style of an English landscape park.

Wikipedia: Schloss Gracht (DE)

5. Schloss Gymnich

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Schloss Gymnich is a moated castle of the Erftaue in Gymnich, a district of Erftstadt, in North Rhine-Westphalia. For centuries it was the seat of the Rhenish knightly family of Gymnich. The castle, which is surrounded by a large park, has a total land area of 21 ha and is located on the Rheinischer Sagenweg.

Wikipedia: Schloss Gymnich (DE)

6. Johannisbrücke

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The Johannisbrücke is the oldest bridge in Gymnich, a district of Erftstadt. The listed bridge leads over the small Erft at the castle park of Gymnich Castle. It is named after the bridge saint Johannes von Nepomuk, whose statue is located on the northern edge of the bridge.

Wikipedia: Johannisbrücke (Gymnich) (DE)

7. Kirche der Versöhnung

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The Church of Reconciliation is a Protestant church in the Lechenich district of Erftstadt, Germany. It was planned and built together with the affiliated municipal buildings in the years 1965 to 1966 by the architect couple Anneliese Vossbeck-Krahwinkel and Ulrich Vossbeck.

Wikipedia: Kirche der Versöhnung (Lechenich) (DE), Website

8. Weiße Burg

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The White Castle is a moated castle and a former knight's seat in the Erftstadt district of Friesheim, in the North Rhine-Westphalian Rhein-Erft-Kreis. The manor house was destroyed in the Second World War, the outer bailey is still partially preserved.

Wikipedia: Weiße Burg Friesheim (DE)

9. Sankt Michael

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Sankt Michael HOWI - Horsch, Willy / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Roman Catholic parish church of St. Michael is located in Blessem, a district of Erftstadt. It belongs to the parish community of Erftstadt-Ville in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis district deanery of the Archdiocese of Cologne.

Wikipedia: St. Michael (Blessem) (DE)

10. Marienkapelle Frauenthal

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Marienkapelle Frauenthal HOWI - Horsch, Willy / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Marienkapelle Frauenthal in today's Frauenthal district of the city of Erftstadt has its origins as a small church of a monastery complex, which was built on this site in the Middle Ages by a religious community.

Wikipedia: Marienkapelle (Frauenthal) (DE)

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