Castle Gymnich


Balkhausener Straße 2

50374 Erftstadt-Gymnich

Destroyed during the 30-years War, Castle Gymnich was restored between 1969 and 1973. It has received well known contemporaries such as Queen Elizabeth of England, Queen Sylvia of Sweden, King Juan Carlos of Spain, and many members of the Federal Government.

The formers guesthouse of the German Government became the property of the Kelly Family in 1998, who lived there fore some years. Today the castle houses a restaurant with an outdoor terrace, and a hotel, making it a perfect setting for festive occasions and events. Every Tuesday you can participate a 1.5 hour guided tour through the castle, the park is open to visitors during the restaurant's opening hours.

At present the castle is closed.

(Images: Rhein-Erft Tourismus e.V.)