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Culinary delights “down the mine” – a very special experience

Do you love the extraordinary? Now then, you will love the culinary delights that await you in a very special location with a unique atmosphere: Descend into the hollows of the historical copper mine. Your underground experience commences with a need-to-know talk about work and life down the mines, during which you will be able to listen to exciting stories told by the mine guide. After this you [...]

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Historic Herrstein – vibrant Middle Ages

Take a memorable trip into the past, and experience the vibrant Middle Ages! How did people live and work back then? The answers await you here: in front of and behind the façades, in the market squares, at the fountains and in the streams. Our tour guide will introduce you to a world of exciting and illustrative secrets buried within the region’s surroundings. During this time, you will [...]

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Industrial history to sink your teeth into

Industrial history to sink your teeth into – Discover the industrial era during the blossoming period of Art Déco and Art Nouveau. Idar-Oberstein’s jewellery-rich history is brought to life during a tour of the town’s historic quarter. When standing on the viewing platform of the “Felsenkirche” church, you will be able to savour the once world famous jewellery works. Having stoked the [...]

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Mysterious, fiery Herrstein – tour by torchlight through the historic town centre

Spark-filled, mediaeval atmosphere, dim lit alleyways and unfamiliar shadows align the rustic house walls. As sunset approaches, the town of Herrstein as it was in centuries past comes to life. Discover the mediaeval area for yourself by torchlight. When visiting the historic village blacksmith you will discover how red-hot iron and steel was formed using traditional methods, or experience for [...]

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‘The great scuttle’ – an Egyptian beetle made of stone will be your good luck charm!

Yes, that’s right: Here you can create your very own, ingenious good luck charms! And the best thing is – it takes the form of an original scarab beetle in your favourite colour, and is made from man-made stone. You can inscribe your name on the reverse side in hieroglyphics. “Scarab”? Scarabs made of various precious stone materials are among the oldest stone sculptures known to man. [...]

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Underground mining in EdelSteinLand

During a guided tour of the gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg – the only gemstone mine accessible to the public in Europe – and the copper mine in Fischbach, you will delve into the world of the miners. While underground, you will discover fascinating facts about how the precious stones were mined, and you will have the opportunity to listen to exciting stories told by the experienced mine [...]

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