The best local experiences at Niederrhein
Are you planning a trip to the Niederrhein? Doerz offers the best experiences and great individual experiences during your city trip. With Doerz you will get to know important hotspots and also gain insight into many extraordinary insider tips. Our local guides know the hidden beauties of the city and the most exciting stories. Make the most of your stay and find fun and interesting activities with Doerz: How about an e-bike tour, for example, to discover numerous sights, unique nature experiences and many beautiful corners on great routes.
The Niederrhein as a tourist destination
With 45 cities and more than 1.3 million people, the Niederrhein is a tourist attraction and at the same time is the gateway to the Ruhr area. The Niederrhein offers numerous shopping opportunities, cosy city centres with many restaurants and pubs, as well as numerous romantic parks and lakes. The (industrial) culture and family attractions, indoor entertainment and great outdoor leisure opportunities make the Niederrhein a popular destination for families, couples, friends and groups.
Picturesque towns, lively cities, even an old Roman city and numerous historical buildings. The Niederrhein has experienced a turbulent history, which can still be discovered today in the cities between the Rhine and the Meuse. The Niederrhein offers one of the largest and most beautiful networks of cycling and hiking trails in Europe, so many of the sights can be explored by bike. Some of the most famous tourist attractions are the Castle of Kempen, which was built around 1400, or the Castle of Krickenbeck in Nettetal, whose history dates back to the 16th century. Also, the Moerser Castle with its beautiful castle park, the gorgeous Rose Garden and the Grafschafter Museum with numerous exhibitions is always worth seeing. A special attraction is the Lights, the largest pit lamp in the world. It stands on one of the highest mountain heaps in the district. Combined with the exciting sightseeing tours of the Lehrstolles in Kamp-Lintfort and the 66m high mining tower, you have the opportunity to discover unique monuments of mining history. In many places, exciting city guides invite you to discover the most beautiful and interesting sides of the cities. In addition to these amazing attractions, DOERZ offers many other unforgettable experiences on site. We recommend that you explore the most beautiful neighborhoods as well as the vibrant cultural life and art scene. You’re gonna make the most of your visit by meeting locals. Check out our experience offer on the Niederrhein and choose your own favorites. We have a wide selection of local experiences that are suitable for different types of travelers. We’re sure you’ll find the perfect travel experiences for your city tour, whether you’re traveling alone, planning a romantic getaway for two, or traveling to Moers with friends or family.
When is the best time to travel to the Niederrhein?
The Niederrhein is worth a trip at any time of the year. In spring and autumn, the temperatures are pleasant for a city holiday. In addition, the cities attract with numerous markets and city festivals, music is almost everywhere. A good time to travel to the Niederrhein is of course also the summer, when life takes place “outside” and there are particularly many cultural offers and major events. In autumn, the largest fair on the Niederrhein attracts visitors with extra many attractions and the more than 350 traditional parades to St. Martin are a special highlight. The pre-Christmas season with its festive lighting, great shopping opportunities, a busy concert and event calendar and atmospheric Christmas markets has its own special charm. Furthermore, the Niederrhein is known for its customs and traditions, so the Carnival at the beginning of the year is the fifth season for many Niederrhein people and so we celebrate the end of Lent with magnificent features and lots of fun and good humor. In addition to the carnival customs, the shooting festivals are also widespread. Numerous competitions such as bird shooting and ring stitching determine the new shooting king.
The Niederrhein with children:
What do we recommend if you travel with children to the Niederrhein? The Niederrhein offers many unforgettable experiences for the whole family, such as a visit to the Musenhof, the medieval play and learning city, the Moers Castle or the Irrlands in Kevelaer. The petting zoo in Moerser Park or the TerraZoo in Rheinberg are also beautiful for parents and children alike. For all those who want more action we recommend for example the kart track in Weeze or the trampoline hall “Superfly” in Moers. In summer we recommend a visit to the water-skiing facility on the Xantener South Sea or the Solimare outdoor pool with its large spray park and slides. With our authentic experiences you will experience new highlights during your family holiday in Germany and will be remembered in the best possible way. When booking an activity, remember to ask your local guide for insider tips! Our guides will be happy to share their knowledge of the Niederrhein with you and give you tips on child-friendly activities that you can explore for a small fee or completely free of charge. So, a family holiday on the Niederrhein can be surprisingly cheap.
Romantic holiday on the Niederrhein:
Looking for romantic activities on the Niederrhein? How about one of our exclusive candlelight dinners or a romantic night in one of our high-quality hotels, such as the Hotel Schloss Hertefeld or the Hotel van der Valk? A visit to the Wellness-Waldhotel Tannenhäuschen Wesel will also ensure a sense of well-being. The Niederrhein has a lot to offer. Our experienced guides know the area like the back of the hand and can show you the best places to spend a great time and experience breath taking moments with your loved one.
Authentic experiences on the Niederrhein:
If you want to discover something original and truly local, take a look at our local experiences below. Once you’ve found your favourites, we recommend you book now! All DOERZ service providers are experienced locals and professionals in their field who know their home country inside out. With their local knowledge, you will get to know the best experiences and hidden treasures of the Niederrhein, usually at a low price, because unforgettable travel experiences don’t have to be expensive. Many of our guides may even invite you to visit them at home. We recommend that you book your experiences well in advance of your holiday. However, if you can’t book your experiences in advance, don’t worry. Last minute reservations also work, and you can even book your DOERZ experience on site. Please note that many of our experiences are organised on request and can be booked even if the introduction does not specify a specific date.