The city of Moers is located in the Lower Rhine region and belongs to the Wesel district. The city is currently home to around 100,000 inhabitants. The center of the city is characterized by narrow streets, in which numerous buildings worth seeing can be seen and in addition there are various shops as well as numerous restaurants and cafes. Also in the middle of the city is the castle park with the Moers castle.
The old count city of Moers was first mentioned in the 9th century and finally received its city rights in 1300. Today, the small town with its narrow streets and numerous historic buildings is a popular destination on the Lower Rhine. Because here you can both shop and let your mind wander. Numerous restaurants and cafes also invite you to linger. Furthermore, the various events during the year attract visitors from far and wide to the city. If the pulsating life should become too tiring for you, the beautiful city park with its magnificent trees offers a green oasis to relax. The center of the city is the historic Moers Castle, which now houses the Grafschafter Museum and the Schloss Theater.
- Schloss Moers
- Grafschafter Museum
- Moerser Geleucht
- Schloss Theater Moers
- Schacht IV
- Felke Museum
- Schloss Lauersfort
- Grafschafter Rad-& Wanderweg
- Schwimmbad Rheinkamp
- Einkaufen in Moers
Map from Moers
Just go to Moers and experience the city on the Lower Rhine. You can expect some sights, a varied range of leisure activities, including numerous cycling and hiking trails, a colorful range of events and a wonderful city park. Furthermore, there are good shopping opportunities in Moers with classic shopping streets, a large fashion department store and much more.
Start your city exploration from the castle. From here you can easily get to most of the city’s sights. The great city park begins right behind the castle. A few meters in front of the castle, more precisely in front of the tufa tower, there is the monument to the Elector Henriette of Brandenburg as well as the building of the former first insane asylum in the Rhine province, which was opened in 1848. Opposite the parish church of St. Joseph rises above the roofs of the city. The three-aisled neo-Gothic brick church dates from around 1875 and is well worth seeing because of its choir, which shows a Flemish visitation group.
A walk to the Protestant town church with its baroque church organ on the Meerstrasse is also worthwhile. From the church you can then continue on the one hand to the pedestrian zone with its numerous shops, boutiques, as well as restaurants and cafes, and on the other hand to the Neumarkt and the Old Town Hall on the lower Wallstrasse. The tower of the old town hall was built in 1952 and is said to commemorate the old city gate. If you continue your tour through the city center, you will always come across beautiful old facades and houses as well as narrow streets. For example at the old market. Here, modern life takes place in the middle of a historical backdrop. Beer gardens and street cafes invite you to enjoy this special atmosphere. Stroll through the streets of the city and enjoy the special atmosphere of the small town on the Lower Rhine. Or come to one of the numerous events in Moers.
In short, Moers is a small town on the Lower Rhine, but it offers a varied program of events and a wide range of sports and leisure activities. For example, joggers and walkers will find wonderful running routes in the castle park or city park. Swimmers can swim in the Solimare outdoor pool, in the indoor pool or in the Bettenkamp natural pool. In the ice rink you can also skate during the winter season. There are also various tennis courts and various sports centers.