Rock am Ring is twin festival to Rock im Park in the South of Germany. Originally it was planned in 1985 as a one-time event on the Nuerburgring to celebrate the inauguration of a new and shorter version of the race track. Due to its enormous commercial success, it was decided to make it an annual festival. Nowadays, about 70,000 to 90,000 Rock and Metal fans gather every June to celebrate the biggest names in music business. Headliners since included Metallica, Die Toten Hosen, Muse, Green Day, and Rage against the Machine only to name a few.Find tickets for Rock am Ring
Nuerburg Castle was built in the High Middle Ages, made of black coloured basalt. Race track Nuerburgring, the location of Rock am Ring, is just nearby. The castle rises on a hill above the village Nuerburg in the Eifel region. It is considered to be the highest castle in Rhineland-Pfalz district, so on a sunny clear day it may even be possible to see the spires of the Cologne Cathedral from up here.
Located directly in the town of Nuerburg, this welcoming modern hotel is in absolute throwing distance to the race track where Rock am Ring takes place. Rooms are fully equipped, with a great breakfast offered. The attached café and restaurant offers local dishes.Book Now
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Rock am Ring (Photo by Bachmeier / Ramsthaler)
Festival time (Photo by Bachmeier / Ramsthaler)