The town of Nettetal is located in the Maas-Schwalm-Nette nature reserve in the Lower Rhine region. The suburbs of Lobberich, Kaldenkirchen, Breyll, Hinsbeck, Leuth and Schaag belong to Nettetal, where about 40,000 inhabitants live. The city is also called the city of lakes because it is located in a water and natural environment. Alone 12 lakes as well as extensive forests and heathlands in and around Nettetal offer a wide range of leisure and recreational activities. Numerous sights and a wide range of cultural activities are just as much a part of the offer of the city of Nettetal as a wide range of restaurants and accommodation. It is therefore not surprising that Nettetal is one of the popular holiday regions in Germany.
Just drive to Nettetal and experience a charming city in a landscape characterized by water, forest and fields. You can expect some sights, a varied range of recreational and leisure activities. In Nettetal, you can experience the pure Lower Rhine landscape.
Hikers, cyclists, naturalists or water sports enthusiasts will find numerous opportunities to relax or become active in nature in the Nettetal region. In addition, you will always come across historic monuments worth seeing during your excursions. These include the Krickenbeck Castle or the Lamberti Tower in Breyll. The Ingenhoven Castle is located in Lobberich and is now home to a restaurant. In the district of Hinsbeck, the three-aisled Neo-Romanesque brick church of St. Peter stands out, which is just as worth seeing as the Stammmenmühle (windmill) on Hinsbeck’s heights.
Map from Nettetal
The lookout tower on the Tauberberg offers a wonderful view of the natural surroundings. Also worth seeing is the old Catholic parish church of St. Sebastian in Lobberich, a tufa building from the 15th century with a beautiful high altar. In the district of Kaldenkirchen you can visit the parish church of St. Clement and a beautiful Rococo pavilion. The Leutermühle in the district of the same name is also worth seeing, as is the Schaager Mühle or the small plague chapel, which lies between the Krickenbeck lakes and the Leuthermühle. In the house Bey on the edge of the Krickenbeck lakes is embedded by a golf course and today houses a restaurant.
In short, Nettetal offers its visitors remarkable monuments in a beautiful natural landscape. Furthermore, varied events take place in Nettetal. Among other things, it is very popular the classic car meeting at Ingenhoven Castle or the annual Nettetal art scene. A variety of works of art will be presented in unusual locations during this event. In the circus tent of the Hinsbeck youth hostel, various events take place all year round. Also worth mentioning is the annual procession, which has been carried out since the 16th century.
But despite all the human-made highlights, the natural diversity in the region is and remains the biggest attraction. This is the only way to enable the huge range of leisure and recreational activities that await visitors. This is how hikers experience the Lower Rhine from its most beautiful side on the 140-kilometer network of hiking trails.
If you are planning a long-term stay, you can choose from campsites and a youth hostel as well as various rooms in hotels and inns in the region. Kuhpfad wishes you a pleasant stay in a region shaped by nature.