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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

Benrath Castle Duesseldorf

The Benrath Palace with its attached park is located in Düsseldorf-Benrath and is particularly worth seeing. The former hunting lodge of Elector Carl Theodor was completed in 1773. After many years of construction, the main house was built in the French rococo style,...

Friedestrom Castle Zons

The Friedestrom Castle (Burg Friedestrom) is part of the historical fortifications in Zons am Rhein. Friedestrom Castle, like large parts of the historic town center, was renovated. Today Zons is a cultural and historical figurehead in which numerous historical...

Swan Castle Kleve

The imposing Swan Castle (Schwanenburg) stands on the “Kliff” ridge and towers over the city of Kleve on the Lower Rhine. Destruction and reconstruction changed the appearance of the castle in the past. The current shape of the castle can essentially be dated to the...

Linn Castle Krefeld

The medieval Linn Castle in Krefeld on the Lower Rhine is worth seeing and always worth a visit. On the one hand the buildings of the castle are worth seeing and on the other hand there is a circular route through the park around the medieval castle. The former...

Boetzelaer Castle Kalkar

Boetzelaer Castle, which is over 750 years old, was extensively restored in the past and now shines in a new light. Embedded in an idyllic Lower Rhine park landscape with the Boetzelaerer Meer, the castle has been inviting since 2003, among other things. to stay...

Castle Ingenhoven Lobberich

Today there is a restaurant in the historic Ingenhoven Castle, which is located in Lobberich in the region of the Lower Rhine. In addition, the former manor (brick mansion) is located in a beautiful garden in the middle of the Lobberich district. Go out to the Lower...

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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Historical Buildings Goch

The Lower Rhine city of Goch received its town charter as...

Skywalk Opencast Mine Garzweiler

From the so-called Skywalk Garzweiler open-cast mine,...

Rhine Promenade Wesel

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

Lido Blue Lagoon Wachtendonk

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

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...

Tiger Turtle Magic Mountain

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

Schwalmtal Lake Harik

The Lake Harik (Hariksee) is a local recreation area in...

Emmerich Rhine Promenade

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

Chapel of Mercy Kevelaer

The Chapel of Mercy is located on the chapels square...

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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All Around Wachtendonk

All around Wachtendonk, all around the historic town center of the picturesque town of Wachtendonk, you will find hiking trails through a beautiful landscape of the Lower Rhine.A landscape awaits you with fields and meadows, small forest areas and the rivers Niers...

Rheinhausen Animal Enclosure

The small game reserve Rheinhausen is located in the Volkspark Rheinhausen and is home to numerous animals. Pygmy goats, chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys as well as a group of fallow deer seem to feel at home in the small but fine animal enclosure. There are also a...

Schwalmtal Lake Harik

The Lake Harik (Hariksee) is a local recreation area in the Schwalmtal with attractions such as hiking trails, boat rental and mini golf.Seite Zeile 3! These include extensive hiking trails, boat rental, mini golf and restaurants with a sun terrace. Boat tours across...

Kevelaer Irrland Adventure Oasis

Irrland adventure oasis, on 300,000 square meters the Irrland offers more than 80 play and learning attractions and is therefore an experience especially for children and the whole family. Here you will find, among other things, a slide paradise, animals to stroke,...

Zoo Krefeld

The Krefeld Zoo offers its visitors a variety of animals in enclosures, monkey houses, bird houses and voilers. In the Krefeld Zoo you will find antelopes, elephants, donkeys, sea lions and many more. In particular the monkey house with its exotic monkey world as well...

Nature Reserves

Pfalzdorfer Tannenbusch

The Pfalzdorfer Tannenbusch nature reserve is part of the Reichswald (forest) and lies between Goch & Bedburg Hau. The area is one of the oldest pine forests on the Lower Rhine and was used in particular at the height of mining on the Lower Rhine as a supplier of...

Wisseler Dunes

The up to 8 meter high Wisseler dunes were created by sand drifts and have been under nature protection since 1934. The dune area consists of smaller and larger hills and small valleys. Large areas of the dunes are covered with silver grass, which protects the dunes...

Tannenbusch Natural Oasis

The Tannenbusch local recreation area is located in the Rhine district of Neuss and offers a geopark, wildlife park and adventure trail.The Schutzgemeinschaft Deutscher Wald Dormagen e. V. in cooperation with the city of Dormagen have created a recreation area for...

The Schwalmtal

The Schwalmtal is located in the Lower Rhine region and got its name from the Schwalm river. In the Schwalmtal, which stretches from the source of the Schwalm near Tüschenbroich to the river mouth with the river Maas near Swalmen, there are some worth seeing...

Natural Park Maas-Schwalm-Nette

The Maas-Schwalm-Nette Nature Park is a region rich in nature and water between the Maas, Schwalm & Nette rivers. The Maas-Schwalm-Nette nature park is located in the districts of Viersen, Heinsberg, Kleve, and the city of Mönchengladbach, as well as the province...

Museums

Emmerich Poster Museum

The poster museum in Emmerich on the Rhine shows poster art in an exhibition based on more than 90,000 posters. Poster art forms the basis of the museum to this day. In addition, various exhibitions on painting, sculpture, as well as installation, video and new media...

Krefeld House of Silk Culture

The weaving museum "House of Silk Culture" in Krefeld gives its visitors an insight into the history of the textile industry.The House of Silk Culture uses the example of a small hand weaving mill from the 19th to 20th centuries to show how fabrics were woven in the...

Royal Air Force Museum Weeze

Royal Air Force Museum Weeze (Laarbruch) on the Lower Rhine is the only one of its kind in Germany. With the help of various exhibits, the museum shows an insight into the time of the British Air Force on Laarbruch and on the Lower Rhine. British units were stationed...

Museum Heimatstube Schwalmtal

The Schwalmtal Heimatstube museum is located in the former chaplaincy building in Waldniel on the Lower Rhine. The Heimatstube shows, among other things Furniture, paintings, and much from the past. Furthermore, a functional hand loom and other tools of the line...

Casemates Rees

The Rees casemates are located under the municipal museum building, the bastion and the roundabout in the city of Wesel. The casemates were built around 1500 at the instigation of the Reeser Magistrate and are very well preserved. Take a look ......