The city of Hamminkeln is located on the western edge of the Hohe Mark nature reserve in the Lower Rhine region. Hamminkeln was first mentioned in the Middle Ages, but it was named a city in the year 1995. Today, the former individual communities of Hamminkeln, Brünen, Dingden, Loikum, Mehrhoog, Ringenberg and Wertherbruch belong to the urban area. But Hamminkeln still has a rather rural character, which gives the city its very special charm. With its seven districts, Hamminkeln not only offers numerous sights, but also a varied range of leisure and sports activities as well as beautiful natural sites in the landscape so typical of the Lower Rhine.
Overall, Hamminkeln is a popular place to live and also an attractive destination. In detail, however, each district offers something special. For example, the historic churches of the former parishes are all worth seeing. Each individual district also has its own little landmark. The Ringenberg Castle, the old Bovenkerck distillery in the Ringenberg district, the Christopher fresco in the Hamminkeln Protestant church, the Nordbrock tower windmill near the Dingden district, the Heimathaus in the district Dingden , the Marienthal monastery and numerous other sights are particularly well known .
Since the city of Hamminkeln is located in the middle of the Lower Rhine countryside and in the immediate vicinity of the Hohemark and Dingdener Heide nature reserves, numerous outdoor activities are available. Whether hiking in the “Hohe Mark” nature park or cycling along the little river Issel, you can feel good in Hamminkeln. Cyclists around Hamminkeln found more than 230 kilometers of well-signposted cycle paths, which are part of the over 2,000-kilometer cycle path network on the Lower Rhine. From this perspective, Hamminkeln is also an attractive tour destination for cyclists from the neighboring cities of Duisburg, Wesel or Emmerich.
Highlights from Hamminkeln
Map from Hamminkeln
Just come to Hamminkeln and explore the numerous sights of the city, or experience the Lower Rhine landscape up close. Visit one of the numerous events, such as the exhibitions and concerts at Schloss Ringenberg or the Midsummer & Martinsmarkt in Marienthal. Spend the night in one of the numerous hotels or guest houses and enjoy your stay on the Lower Rhine. By the way, the Rhine is only a little over 10 kilometers away from Hamminkeln and can be easily reached by bike.