Mechernich - information about the city

Mechernich is a town in the district of Euskirchen in the south of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located in the "Naturpark Nordeifel" in the Eifel hills, approx. 15 km south-west of Euskirchen and 55 km from Cologne. Mechernich is a former mining town and had, in 2009, its 700-years celebration of foundation.

Mechernich - tourist attractions

markerA Satzvey Castle Satzvey Castle (Burg Satzvey) is a tipical medieval water castle built in the twelfth century, which is located on the north-eastern edge of the Eifel mountains in Mechernich (district Satzvey) in Euskirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany). Among the experts, is considered the best preserved water... Satzvey Castle - photo

Relevant data

Geographical coordinates: 50.6, 6.65
Approximate population: 53,894

The oldest constructions