The House to the white cross from Hurth informs the bicycle is one of the most popular means of transport in the holiday. No wonder it saves but expensive gasoline and makes it possible to enjoy the special qualities of a holiday region in peace, instead of letting them rushing past in the car itself. The region between the Rhine and Erft is an attractive destination for cycling tourists. Nowhere else, so many castles and palaces of the rule can be found on such a small area. The House to the white cross in Hurth gives an overview of the holiday region. The Rhine-Erft region is populated due to its fertility since time immemorial and was repeatedly contested since the times of the ancient Romans.
Particularly turbulent it must be received here by the 9th century until the end of the thirty years war. From fear of predatory Norman invaders or to consolidate the separate rule claim more castles, fortresses and domination palaces were built in the area between the Rhine and Erft than anywhere else in Europe. The testimonies of this eventful past make up today for a unique scenery. The bicycle tourist is welcome in the region for many years. An excellent network of cycle paths leads him practically to any place. The remains of the Castle and fortifications are alternated with the remains of ancient settlements, impressive castles of rule and an interesting cultural landscape.
A bike tour is so inevitably to a journey through the eventful history of the Rhine-Erft region. Not only medieval fortresses and remains of Roman settlement characterize the holiday region, but also of buildings of the architectural world. With Augustus Castle, which served the Federal President for decades for representative purposes, one of the most important masterpieces of the Rococo in Germany can be found here. The Castle built between 1725 and 1768, characterized by a unique combination of art, architecture and gardening, and was declared by UNESCO a world heritage. Rich in history and art-loving tourists come here at their own expense. The Rhine-Erft is a unique density region historic castles and castles. At the same time the traces a comprehensive thousand-year history of the settlement can be found here. To fully enjoy the holiday area, bike trippers should plan a multi-day stay. The House to the white cross in Hurth helps them with a cheap and modern accommodation. It pleased to further questions about its offer of accommodation.