Surrounding Nature

South Eifel Nature Park

Wellspring is located in theThe  South Eifel Nature Park. Many streams spring forth in tese forests, home to countless large and small animals.

There are approximately 360 km of well-marked hiking trails.

Sankt Thomas

Wellspring is located in the tiny village of St. Thomas, in The Kyllburger Waldeifel, in the border area of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. It is a popular holiday destination for people who love nature.

Tourist Area

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Sankt Thomas Monastery

In addition to the woods and fields surrounding the valley of the Kyll, there are many places of interest nearby.

For example, the monastery church of St. Thomas is the best-preserved nun church in the Rhineland. The church dates from the 13th century, and is definitely worth a visit.


The oldest city in Germany.
The Roman buildings, the cathedral and the museums are well worth a visit.

Eifel Park Gondorf

A 750,000 m² Eifel Park with bears, lynx, ibex, marmots and other wild animals. Birds of prey shows are also held.


In Wallenborn there is a unique cold water geyser that spews every 20 minutes.

Devil’s Ravine

An impressive backdrop of boulders over 20 meters high, which you can walk between via a narrow path.

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Schloß Kewenig, Schloß Vianden, Schloß Roth, Schloß Weilerbach, Schloß Beaufort, Burg Falkenstein, die Neuerburg, Burg Rittersdorf, Burg Bollendorf, Burgruine Prümzurlay, Ourtalstausee Vianden, Kaverne Pumpspeicherwerk Vianden, Gaytalpark, zur Königseiche im Kammerwald, Irreler Wasserfälle, Irreler Teufelschlucht, Waldlehrhütte, Waldjugendlager Irrel, Freizeitsee Echternach. Westwallmuseum Irrel, Militärmuseum Diekirch, Heimatmuseum Bitburg, Eisen u. Ofenmuseum Hüttingen, Bitburger Brauerei, Eifelpark Gondorf, Romeinse Villa Otrangin Fließem, Romeinse Villa Echternach, Romeinse Villa Bollendorf, Wildpark Daun.

Wellspring Retreat Center
Hauptstrasse 13
54655 Sankt Thomas

Wellspring is easily accessible, by train/bus and by car. The train station is a 5-minutes walk.


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Wellspring Retreat Center & Academy is owned and run by: 

Aernoudt Knecht & Merit Holzner