Welcome to the region of the Lower Rhine

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Niers River

Rees on the Rhine

Krickenbecker Lakes

Region Lower Rhine

The Lower Rhine (Niederrhein) is a beautiful region in the federal state of North Rhine Westphalia in Germany. The region is a paradise for cyclists and an area full of historical and cultural sights. Convince yourself and let yourself be inspired by the numerous attractions and the Rhenish hospitality. The Lower Rhine and its cosmopolitan people welcome you!

Come to the Lower Rhine (Niederrhein) and experience one of the most diverse regions on the Rhine, which will inspire you with numerous attractions and sights as well as a varied range of leisure and events.
See for yourself ! The website Kuhpfad gives you various insights into this diverse region along the Rhine. The region includes the districts of Kleve, Viersen, Wesel and Neuss, as well as the cities of Düsseldorf, Krefeld, Duisburg and Möchengladbach and many small communities.

Region Lower Rhine

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Explore the exciting region in the west of the Federal Republic of Germany, in which the Romans already felt comfortable more than 2000 years ago. But you have to say that the area of the Lower Rhine does not offer spectacular natural sites such as the Niagara Falls. The region on the Rhine is more of a tranquil beauty. There are no megacities. The cities and communities are comprehensible , but nevertheless they have world-famous sights and buildings.

Here you will find decorative towns and villages that offer numerous sights and cultural facilities such as museums, theaters and galleries. The natural landscapes with idyllic forests, lakes and small rivers as well as beautiful Rhine meadows are just as diverse. Furthermore there is also a wide range of leisure activities on land, in the water and in the air.

You can find a lot of information about the region on the Kuhpfad website. You will also find quirky, profane and funny things in the form of pictures, articles and videos.
By the way, the Lower Rhine is worth a trip in every season and a popular holiday destination in Germany!

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Historic Buildings Lower Rhine

In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find diverse historic buildings as castles,  palaces, churches and more.

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May this never happen again !

Reichswald British War Cemetery. Even if this place was created because of a terrible event, this...

Boat Tours on the Rhine Rees

Boat tours on the Rhine: On the way on the Rhine with the passenger ship “Stadt Rees”: The Reeser...

Parking Disc Use It

Parking Disc Use It; Parking spaces at supermarkets and discounters are rare and in great demand...

Maps of Lower Rhine

You can find numerous maps of the Lower Rhine region on the “Kuhpfad” website. The maps are themed...

Rhine Bridges Lower Rhine

Rhine bridges in the Lower Rhine region, the Rhine is both a source of life and a transport route...

Düsseldorf Airport

The international airport Düsseldorf Airport is the largest commercial airport in North...

Beautiful Places Lower Rhine

Beautiful places in the region of the Lower Rhine, there are numerous beautiful places and squares...

Bittern Project Nettetal

The Bittern Project (reed biotope) in Nettetal is located in the nature reserve of the Krickenbeck...

De Witt Lake

The De-Witt-Lake is located in the Maas-Schwalm-Nette nature park near Nettetal and is a popular...

Nature Resevere Dämmer-Forest

The Dämmer Forest nature reserve is located northwest of the town of Schermbeck, whose center is...

Interesting Articles

Leisure Fun Lower Rhine

The region of the Lower Rhine offers a variety of opportunities to make leisure time entertaining, cultural or sporty.

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Pictures from the Lower Rhine

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Castles & Palaces

Castle Wissen Weeze

The former moated castle has undergone numerous renovations and renovations in its history. The castle or the castle complex is one of the most beautiful historical buildings on the Lower Rhine. A special highlight of the palace complex is the neo-Gothic chapel, which...

Wickrath Castle Moenchengladbach

Wickrath Castle is located in Mönchengladbach on the Lower Rhine and is surrounded by a beautiful park. The palace complex includes a former stable master's house from the 19th century and the east wing of the former outer bailey (18th century). The historic outer...

Moated Castle Voerde

The Voerde moated castle probably comes from the 13th century, but was only mentioned in a document later. In the 17th century the tower of the castle was also added. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful park with a pond. Today the castle is considered a cultural...

Castle Tower Duesseldorf

The castle tower on Burgplatz in Düsseldorf is located directly on the Rhine promenade and is one of the city's landmarks.The tower is the last remnant of a former Renaissance castle from the 16th century. The master builder of the castle tower, in which the Maritime...

Moyland Castle Bedburg Hau

Moyland Castle is one of the most beautiful castle complexes in the region of the Lower Rhine and is well worth seeing. In the past, the unique neo-Gothic palace complex served as the residence of princes and nobles. Today Moyland Castle belongs to the foundation of...

Greiffenhorst Castle Krefeld

Greiffenhorst Castle was built in Krefeld-Linn around 1840 in the style of Berlin classicism. The beautiful building with its octagonal floor plan shines to this day in the style of Berlin classicism. The wrought iron bars on the roof are very characteristic. On the...

Map Lower Rhine

Lower Rhine Accommodations

Whether short breaks, weekend trips, cycling holidays or city trips, this website shows a selection of accommodations.

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Tiger Turtle Magic Mountain

Tiger Turtle Magic Mountain is a walkable landmark in...

Xanten Archaeological Park

The LVR Archaeological Park Xanten is one of the...

Lido Blue Lagoon Wachtendonk

The Blue Lagoon in Wachtendonk offers the opportunity to...

Terrace-Garden Kamp-Lintfort

The beautiful terrace garden at Kamp Monastery in...

Inner Harbor Duisburg

The redesigned Duisburg inner harbor is one of the places...

Old Town Duesseldorf

Düsseldorf's old town is known worldwide as the longest...

Rhine Promenade Wesel

The Rhine promenade in Wesel is a popular destination on...

Emmerich Rhine Promenade

Emmerich's flagship and popular excursion destination on...

Kevelaer Irrland Adventure Oasis

Irrland adventure oasis, on 300,000 square meters the...

Dump North Germany

The North Germany dump is a former mine dump in...

Destinations

Shopping Lower Rhine

In the region of the Lower Rhine you will find shopping streets, farm shops as well as luxury shops or shopping centers!

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New Posts

Tiger Turtle Magic Mountain

Tiger Turtle Magic Mountain is a walkable landmark in Duisburg's Angerpark and a popular excursion destination in the Lower Rhine region. The "walkable sculpture" is located in Angerpark Duisburg on Heinrich Hildebrand Höhe. Have you successfully made the climb? From...

Xanten Archaeological Park

The LVR Archaeological Park Xanten is one of the highlights on the Lower Rhine that should be seen. Because the evidence from Roman times is unique. The rebuilt amphitheater, as well as numerous ancient finds exhibited in the LVR-Römer Museum, attract tourists from...

Dump North Germany

The North Germany dump is a former mine dump in Neukirchen-Vluyn on the Lower Rhine. The dump not only offers a fantastic view of the Lower Rhine landscape, but also numerous hiking trails and the so-called sky staircase (Stairway to heaven) which leads over 359 steps...

Rhine Promenade Wesel

The Rhine promenade in Wesel is a popular destination on the Rhine and is always worth a visit. Because here you can not only go for a walk on the Rhine, but also start various tours on the Rhine with the passenger ship "River Lady". From the former historic railway...

Historical Buildings Goch

The Lower Rhine city of Goch received its town charter as early as the 13th century and, like many cities on the Lower Rhine, has an eventful past, as evidenced by numerous historical buildings in the city and the districts of the city Come to Goch and take a stroll...

Nature Reserves

Bittern Project Nettetal

The Bittern Project (reed biotope) in Nettetal is located in the nature reserve of the Krickenbeck lakes. The reed biotope, about 10 hectares in size, is now home to numerous animals and birds. Furthermore, plants typical of a water landscape such as reed plants grow...

De Witt Lake

The De-Witt-Lake is located in the Maas-Schwalm-Nette nature park near Nettetal and is a popular destination. De-Witt-Lake (De Witt See) offers canoeing and sailing opportunities in the north (Großer De Witt See) and is a nature reserve in the south (Kleiner De Witt...

Nature Resevere Dämmer-Forest

The Dämmer Forest nature reserve is located northwest of the town of Schermbeck, whose center is also worth seeing.The Dämmer-Forest belongs to the area of ​​the Hohe Mark nature park and is characterized by mixed and deciduous forests, heathland and wet meadows. In...

Nature Reserve Brachter Forest

The Nature Reserve Brachter Forest (Brachter Wald) is located in the Maas-Schwalm-Nette nature park, not far from the municipality of Brüggen. The Brachter forest extends west from the place Brüggen-Bracht to the Dutch border. The area of ​​a former ammunition depot...

Nature Reserve Bislicher Insel

One of the most beautiful nature reserves on the Lower Rhine, a floodplain of the Rhine where numerous birds are at home. Bislicher Insel was once an island in the Rhine, which was later straightened at this point, causing the Rhine loop to silt up. Some of the arms...

Museums

Moyland Museum Bedburg-Hau

The Moyland Castle Museum was opened in 1997 and the great collection of works of art has been very popular ever since.Museum Moyland, the collection of the van Grinten brothers, not only shows numerous works by Joseph Beuys, but also paintings, sculptures and...

Archaeological Park Xanten

In the LVR Archaeological Park, Xanten, impressive evidence of Roman history is displayed. The rebuilt amphitheater and numerous ancient finds that are exhibited in the Roman Museum attract tourists to Xanten. Founded on the area of ​​the former Roman city Colonia...

Sonsbeck Tractor Museum

Sonsbeck Tractor Museum: Germany's largest tractor and agricultural technology museum is located on the Pauenhof in Sonsbeck on the Lower Rhine. Over 340 tractors and agricultural machines are on display in 10 halls. Other highlights include old-timer tractor drives...

Museum Kaiser Wilhelm Krefeld

The Museum Kaiser Wilhelm is located in an imposing building and shows works of art from the 12th to 20th centuries. Through three arches you enter the foyer of the museum, from which you can get into the courtyard and the other floors of the museum. The more than...

Kamp-Lintfort House of Miner

The “ House of Miner ” museum is located in a listed mining settlement in Kamp-Lintfort on the Lower Rhine. The former two-family house in the miners' settlement of the Friedrich Heinrich mine was opened as a museum in 2006. In the previous year, the city of...