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Niers River

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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

Hülchrath Castle Grevenbroich

Hülchrath Castle is located in the town of the same name in the Rhine district of Neuss and is more than 1000 years old. The castle was on the one hand a place of refuge and on the other hand a witch's dungeon. Today you can see a gate tower in the Gothic...

Doren Castle Grefrath

The former knight's seat from 1326 underwent a change in the baroque architectural style around 1630. Today, the Dorenburg is the central point of the open-air light museum in Grefrath and houses a permanent exhibition about life on the Lower Rhine in the past....

Castle Liedberg Korschenbroich

Liedberg Castle is located in the district of the same name in Korschenbroich on the Lower Rhine and is now privately owned. From the old mill tower (there is a fee to climb the tower) in Liedberg you have a beautiful view of the castle, which is at the eastern end of...

Gartrop Castle Hünxe

The historic Gartrop Castle was built in the 17th century and is located in Hünxe in the region of the lower Lower Rhine. The palace complex includes a baroque manor house, an outer bailey and two gatehouses as well as a palace park in which a historic water mill can...

Castle Dyck Juechen

Juechen Castle Dyck, the former moated castle of the Dyck family, was converted into a palace in the 17th century. Today Dyck Castle, which has seen many ups and downs, is in the style of the late Renaissance. The four-winged castle wing is framed by imposing towers....

Issum Mansion

Haus Issum is a remarkable brick building from the 16th century with an adjoining park. Today the historic building is used by the community. There is also a wedding room in the Issum house. The well-tended park of the former castle also has a hornbeam arcade, which...

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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Emmerich Rhine Promenade

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

Historical Buildings Goch

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

Tiger Turtle Magic Mountain

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

Terrace-Garden Kamp-Lintfort

The beautiful terrace garden at Kamp Monastery in...

Skywalk Opencast Mine Garzweiler

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

Inner Harbor Duisburg

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

Dump North Germany

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

Schwalmtal Lake Harik

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

Rhine Promenade Wesel

The Rhine promenade in Wesel is a popular 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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New Posts

Lido Blue Lagoon Wachtendonk

The Blue Lagoon in Wachtendonk offers the opportunity to relax at a lido and swim in the lake. There is also a wide range of sports and leisure activities available. The Blauer Lagune lido in Wachtendonk on the Lower Rhine is a natural open-air swimming pool with a...

Lower Rhine Salt Grotto

Relax and take a deep breath in one of the salt grottos in the region of the Lower Rhine. Decelerate from everyday stress and enjoy the special atmosphere of the individual salt caves. Most salt grottos have a pleasant temperature of around 22-23 ° C and there are...

Lower Rhine Massage

Massages in the classic sense serve to relieve tension and hardening of the muscles and connective tissue as well as the musculoskeletal system. With the classic massage, the skin and muscles are massaged at certain parts of the body. A distinction is made between...

Lower Rhine Saunas

On the Lower Rhine you will find numerous options for a sauna session. From the classic sauna (Finnish sauna) to steam sauna and sanarium. Which sauna is the right one now depends on your preferences.However, newcomers should speak to a doctor before the first sauna...

Lower Rhine Wellness Oases

Numerous wellness oases & wellness hotels in the region of Lower Rhine offer their customers an extensive wellness program and various wellness treatments. Wellness & Spa area offer various opportunities to relax and to recover. Whether swimming pool, sauna,...

Nature Reserves

Nature Reserve Salmorth

The Nature Reserve is located in the district of Kleve and belongs to the flood plain on the Rhine river that is regularly flooded during floods.The nature reserve Salmorth is characterized by wide meadows and pastures that are interrupted by individual trees and rows...

Rhine Floodplain Walsum

The Rhine Floodplain Walsum is a 500 hectare nature reserve in the north of the city of Duisburg. The Rhine Floodplain Walsum (Rheinaue Walsum) is home to numerous plant and animal species and at the same time serves as a recreational area for the people of the...

Niers Floodplain Wachtendonk

The Niers Floodplain Wachtendonk ( Niersaue Wachtendonk) nature reserve is an area along the river Niers on the Lower Rhine. The Niers Floodplain Wachtendonk extends roughly between Wankumer Strasse and Wachtendonker Strasse north of the municipality of Wachtendonk....

Nature Reserve The Meerbusch

The Meerbusch nature reserve is a forest area characterized by swamp forests that was placed under nature protection in 1990. The protected area is only a few kilometers from the current course of the Rhine between the municipalities of Meerbusch and Kaarst, and on...

The Leucht

The beautiful forest area The Leucht lies between the Alps and Kamp-Lintfort on the Lower Rhine.The forest area “The Leucht” with the nature reserves Saure Venn, Erlenbruchwald and Birkenbruch can be reached either via the L 491 road or by bike via the signposted...

Museums

Carnival Museum Moenchengladbach

The carnival museum in the Alten Zeughaus (old armory) in Mönchengladbach shows exhibits such as medals, certificates and documents about the carnival in the region of the lower rhine. But not only exhibits on the theme of carnival are shown, the museum also serves as...

Kaiserswerth Museum

The Kaiserswerth Museum is located in a former school building and shows exhibits on the city's history. The center of the museum exhibition is a ceramic city model that shows Kaiserswerth how it looked in the 17th century. In its past, Kaiserswerth was an important...

Museum Katharinenhof Kranenburg

The Museum Katharinenhof in Kranenburg in the region of the Lower Rhine shows various exhibitions at 3 locations. However, the museum is known far beyond the borders of the region for its art exhibitions in the Katharinenhof. The permanent exhibition in the...

Museum Castle Linn Krefeld

In Krefeld-Linn there is a medieval castle, which is part of the museum complex as well as a hunting lodge and an archaeological museum. The Burg Linn Museum is very interesting. In the walls of the historic castle you will find numerous medieval objects, such as...

Monastery Museum Kamp Lintfort

The monastery museum Kloster Kamp is located on Abteiplatz in Kamp-Lintfort in the region of the Lower Rhine and is well worth seeing. The museum gives you the opportunity to learn about the history of the Cistercian order and the Kamps monastery. Modern audio and...