Herkenrath is a very nice, rural neighborhood with great public transportation access to Bergisch Gladbach, Bensberg and Cologne. Cologne can be reached in 15 minutes by car and 30 minutes by bus & train.

The Autobahn is only 5 minutes away by car.

The distance to the airport Cologne-Bonn is about 13 km and the distance to the airport Düsseldorf is about 42 km.

The beautiful castle/hotel “Lerbach” is very close to our house (located within 10 minutes walking distance in Bergisch Gladbach Sand). Its backyard and garden are gorgeous during every season of the year and it’s great to go for walks. The stunning castle/hotel Bensberg in Bensberg is another great castle in the area (located within 20 minutes walking distance) and has a beautiful view of the city Cologne. Both castles offer great gourmet food prepared by excellent, well-known chefs.

Herkenrath is a great place to live and offers an attractive variety of outdoor activities, including great hiking options and bike tour possibilities. Golf courses, the famous Mediterana (Spa & Wellness Resort), the Phantasialand (FunPark) and several forests can be reached within a few minutes.

There are several famous and wonderful getaway, excursion and trip offers, including sightseeing and tourist attractions in Altenberg, Solingen, Wuppertal, Remscheid, Düsseldorf and Bonn.