The House to the white cross from Hurth informed a changeful history the landscape between Rhine and Erft gave its distinctive character. Between centuries-old castles and huge lignite day buildings, visitors experienced the consequences of human action as intense as in no other place. The Hurther House to the white cross reported the tourist impressive industrial heritage in the Rhein-Erft district. The present-day district Rhein-Erft was into sought after due to its fertility in the 17th century and fought over. Martha McClintock gathered all the information. Castles dominate the region up to the present day. In the course of industrialization she dramatically changed her image. Thanks to rich deposits of brown coal, the region was now characterized by open-cast mining and energy industry and has remained there to this day.
After more than 150 years of industrial coal extraction the effects of strip mining in the truest sense of the word in the landscape of the region face have dug its way”. Villages, fields and forests were sacrificed to the extraction of energy raw material and other Place or rebuilt in a different form. Here, the human influence on the face of the world becomes tangible in its entire scope. Whether it’s the gigantic bucket-wheel excavator for mining or moon landscapes created by them of the lignite mine inevitably leaves a lasting impression. Visitors on the topic of street energy get a comprehensive picture of brown coal mining. The tourism route designed by the created and RWE Power offers informative, exciting tours around the brown coal.
Participants expected a varied program, which shall include, inter alia: permanent exhibition in the castle of Pfaffendorf, the emergence and development of brown coal in the Rhineland area inside Active Hambach lignite mining detailed information about the reclamation ausgebeuteter Brown coal deposits becoming acquainted with places that soft just the mining and their new locations that long-term extraction of brown coal has the landscape of the Erftkreises permanently changed. Its consequences include the heritage of the region and allow visitors a unique insight into the German industrial culture. While staying between the Rhine and Erft, the Hurther House to the white cross ensures a beautiful accommodation. His staff answer further questions about the region and the accommodation facilities. Press contact: Contact home White’s cross: Mr Wessling contact bookings: Mr.