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Accommodation - Eifel National Park hosts

Look for that vital spark - Book a holiday at the National Park!

More than 50 hotel and restaurant businesses have now trained as Eifel National Park hosts. You can thus be sure of finding a comfortable bed and something to eat and drink all the way around the protected area, and even right in its heart. And while you enjoy the Eifel hospitality, you can be sure you are doing both the environment and the local region some good, as National Park hosts meet various stringent environmental standards and do their best to support local suppliers..

Are you looking for

  • hotels,
  • guest houses,
  • restaurants,
  • holiday apartments,
  • campsites,
  • a youth guesthouse,
  • a camper van site,
  • hosts certified for fully accessible facilities,
  • or other National Park hosts and partners near other protected areas?

In order to qualify as certified Eifel National Park hosts, all guest house operators and restaurateurs have taken part in excursions and several days' training on the National Park. A requirement for being awarded this seal of approval is also that they comply with the quality and environmental standards of the "Eifel brand", or the Viabono standards for sustainable tourism. These include the sparing use of natural resources and avoidance of noise and waste, as well as an emphasis on the use of regional products and the strengthening of regional business cycles associated with that. Details of the criteria for National Park hosts and further information are to be found in the "Eifel National Park Hosts - Requirements, Criteria, Services and Charges" leaflet, which can be downloaded here (German only).

The Eifel National Park hosts are firmly committed to the following guiding principles:
"As hosts in the Eifel National Park we feel a special commitment to the Eifel National Park and surrounding region. We want to help preserve this unique natural landscape, for ourselves and for future generations. We should like to show our guests this landscape in all its beauty, and allow them to experience nature with all of their senses. We should like our guests to feel at home!" 


National Park Hosts: Approved barrier-free accessibility

People both with and without disabilities or special needs will find facilities to meet their personal requirements with National Park Hosts.

The registered businesses have had their facilities approved for barrier-free accessibility. NatKo, the German national "Tourism for All" organisation (NatKo e.V.) has visited the establishments and assessed their suitability for specific groups. They distinguish between places suitable for wheelchair users and those of limited mobility, the hard-of-hearing and deaf, partially sighted and blind customers, visitors with learning difficulties, families, and senior citizens.

The following businesses have had their suitability for specific groups approved:
"Eifel National Park barrier-free hosts" is a joint project of the Eifel National Park Administration and the Nordeifel Nature Park (in German).


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