• Day Trips

    The Quirky City of Hillesheim

    A City of Crime and Books If you’re a fan of Clue or Sherlock Holmes, you need to make a trip to the city of Hillesheim in the Vulkaneifel area.  It’s known locally as “Die Krimihauptstadt” or “The Crime Capital” for it’s abundance of everything crime related.  No worries, though.  It’s all in good fun. We spent the day in Hillesheim recently and visited the two main stops: Das Krimihotel and Das Kriminalhaus. Both very cool. In fact, I think this is just about the coolest place in all of the Eifel! Das Krimihotel (The Crime Hotel) Das Krimihotel is like something straight out of a Hitchcock movie.  My first thought…