Eschweiler is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Cologne and 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Frankfurt.
Traveling through this popular region can be an adventure, so set aside some time to take a road trip and uncover a few of the other interesting villages, towns and cities around Eschweiler. Some interesting places within a relatively short distance of Eschweiler are Kerpen, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Bergheim, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest.
While you are staying in Eschweiler, don't forget to visit Cologne. Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you'll find Hohenzollern Bridge, Dr. Velte Golf Club and LANXESS Arena. Rhein Energie Stadium, Cologne Fort Museum and Ludwig Museum are also good places to visit.
The most rewarding places for tourists to visit when they first arrive in a new town are the ones that best illustrate the local culture. Head to North Rhine-Westphalia's history museums, art museums and art galleries. For a glimpse into the spiritual side of Eschweiler, why not call into the area's many churches.
If you are after a unique way to view the North Rhine-Westphalia area, try paragliding. There are plenty of high-adrenaline adventures to be had. Around North Rhine-Westphalia. Have a go at hiking or mountain biking to really know you are alive.
When it is time to depart this special place, say farewell the way German's do, with a heartfelt "Tschüss."