From Monschau, Cologne is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast, while Frankfurt is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the east.
When it comes to getting the most out of your time here, keep in mind that Monschau is merely the beginning; North Rhine-Westphalia is home to a treasure-trove of fabulous things to see and do. Langerwehe, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Wuerselen, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south of Monschau are good spots to check out if you have the time.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest regional city. Bonn lays 40 miles (64 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions such as World Conference Center Bonn, Kreuzberg Church and Bonn Women's Museum. Bonn Marketplace, University of Bonn and LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn are other attractions here that should be included on every visitor's itinerary.
Learn about Monschau's heavenly side by visiting the region's cathedrals and other holy sites. To learn a little about the local culture, head to North Rhine-Westphalia's history museums, art museums and theaters.
The Monschau area has exciting ways to get into its unique landscapes. So why not sign up for one of the mountain biking and hiking experiences available here. The North Rhine-Westphalia area offers a wide range of relaxing pastimes, such as cycling and picnicking.
At the end of your stay in Monschau, spend the last of your euros on last minute keepsakes for the folks at home and say Tschüss (farewell).