A walk through Waldbreitbach: Enjoy the landscape with its numerous sights in peace and quiet, which the 3 km circular route through the village and along the Wied offers you. It is easy to walk at ground level, especially since several benches and cafés in beautiful corners offer the opportunity to rest.
Sights en route: Historical mills & handicraft museum & boat rentalThe oil mill from 1676, Scheid’s mill and thatCraft museum are a great photo opportunity.Rowing and pedal boats are waiting for you at the boat rental! Dorfschmiede & Platz am Alten KreuzThe village forge is one of the oldest housesin the town. The Old Cross was erected in 1737 andstill marks the center of the village today. Commende WaldbreitbachIt is the former seat of the German lordsKnight order and is mentioned for the first time in 1239.It was renovated in 2010 and is now privately owned. Evangelical Christ ChurchThe large altar window picture picks up motifs from theRevelation of John. The separateBell tower houses 3 bronze bells. Catholic parish church Maria HimmelfahrtThe church tower is from the 13th century.At Christmas time it is in the churchadmire the world's largest natural root nativity scene. KreuzkapelleBuilt in 1694, it later became a place of pilgrimage.She served the founders of the Franciscan orderand the Franciscan Sisters temporarily as an apartment. St. JosefshausThis is the founding house of the Order of the Franciscan Brothersfrom the Holy Cross in Hausen, in which today aRetirement and nursing home is housed.St. Marienhaus Monastery Motherhouse of the Waldbreitbach Franciscan Sisterswith Antonius Church, herb garden, conferencecenter and restaurant Klosterbergterrassen.
The Waldbreitbach Christmas Village - open every year from the 1st of Advent to the end of January
Updated: November 12, 2020
Rest StopHotel zur Post Waldbreitbach
PRIMA Hotel Vitabalance
Uludag Ristorante und Kebaphaus
Safety informationno special safety instructions
Tips, hints and links
Touristik-Verband Wiedtal e.V.
Neuwieder Straße 61
Telefon 02638 - 4017
Getting thereVia the L255 in the Wiedtal to the center of Waldbreitbach, the Markstraße car park is signposted here
ParkingFree parking in Markstraße Waldbreitbach (signposted)
32U 387720 5600962
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For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.