Secret places with historical flair in Germany
  • Hay hotel Moerenhof – a cozy adventure

    Mörmterer Straße 7, 46509

    How to Get There?

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      Xanten is accessible via Duisburg Hbf (Duisburg main station). From there, drives the 'NordWestBahn' (a regional train) and brings you directly to the railway station of Xanten, continue to the Hay hotel Moerenhof by taxi.

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      Xanten is located near the highway A 57. Take the exit 5 (Sonsbeck) or 6 (Alpen).

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 51.689957
      LONGTITUDE: 6.395934

       

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      The nearest airport to Xanten is Dusseldorf (journey time by car 45 minutes). Or take the 'eurobahn' to Duisburg and from there the 'NordWestBahn' to Xanten (journey time 1 hour). The airport Weeze (Ryanair hub) is the second airport near Xanten (journey time by car 30 minutes, by train 1,5 h).

      Nearest airport

      Düsseldorf International (DUS)

    Why Go There?

    What is more romantic than a night in the Hay. The hay hotel 'Moerenhof' in Xanten offers this cosy adventure and is a perfect place for lovers who like the country life with animals and healthy food.

    If you are looking for a very special location for Valentine's day, wedding days or for unusual holidays in Germany, the Hay hotel 'Moerenhof' is the right place. One can sleep in normal beds (guest rooms, holiday apartments), but a night in the hay is of course much more romantic (unless you are allergic). 

    Experience the charm of simplicity with a dash of adventure!  

    There is much to do on the farm: watch and feed animals, go for a walk, spend a romantic evening on the farm's own barbecue or use the spa facilities; also there are many interesting excursions in the surrounding area of Xanten.

    The Hay hotel-Café offers coffee and homemade cakes or regional specialties.

    The arrangement of "Cosy adventure in the Hay" for 2 persons (60,00 euro/stand: 2014) includes:

    - A piccolo
    - Overnight in the Hay
    - Farmer's breakfast
    - play a round of 'Bauerngolf' (farmer golf – a special kind of playing golf)

    Bookings: for a stay from April to October

    Moerenhof
    Mörmterer Straße 7
    46509 Xanten
    http://www.moerenhof.de/start/

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Mörmterer Straße 7, 46509, Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Nature exploring

    The 'Bislicher Insel' (Bislicher Island) is one of the few still existing floodplain landscapes in Germany. 20,000-30,000 arctic geese spend the winter here. It is a beautifil place for nature- and animal lovers. One can discover beaver, newts, storks, bats, nightingales, hawks and many more. The information centre 'NaturForum' offers interesting excursions and activities.

    Sightseeing

    The city of Xanten is well-known for the 'Archäologischen Park' (Archaeological Park), one of the largest archaeological open air museums in the world. The romans are present wherever one goes in Xanten. If you are interested in history and culture you will love Xanten. Its medieval city centre – especially the Xanten Kathedral (Xantener Dom) – is a real gem.

    Events

    The 'Xantener Sommerfestspiele' (Xanten summer festivals) are a big classical music festival lasting two weeks every summer and a very special highlight für music lovers. The unusual scenery of the Xanten amphitheatre is a wonderful place for operas, operettas or ballet performances like Giuseppe Verdi's 'Aida', Franz Lehárs 'Der Zarewitsch' or Tchaikovsky's 'Schwanensee' (swan lake).

    Cycling

    The region of Xanten is one of the most beautiful lower Rhine bike regions in the country and offers multifaceted options for leisure and recuperation. Beautiful cycle paths along the 'Xantener Seenplatte' (Xanten lake land), provide cyclists the ideal conditions for hiking on two wheels. Bicycles can be borrowed at the train station.

    Hotels near Hay hotel Moerenhof – a cozy adventure

    Hotel van Bebber
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    Burg Boetzelaer
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