Rheinberg is a small town in the Lower Rhine region and belongs to the Wesel district. A total of 30,000 residents live in Rheinberg and its districts of Borth, Budberg and Orsoy, which contain some particularly worth seeing historical buildings and natural sites. In addition, Rheinberg offers a wide range of leisure and relaxation options as well as a wide range of events.
Rheinberg, the small town in the Wesel district, has had city rights since 1233 and in the past was an important base for the Elector of Cologne and was a customs post for a long time. Today, however, Rheinberg is a popular destination that has a lot to offer its visitors. In the historic city center as well as in the districts of Orsoy and Ossenberg you will find some particularly worth seeing historic buildings and beautiful natural sites. Furthermore, various festivals and events offer numerous opportunities to get to know the Rhineland hospitality in the course of a year. The varied offer of the city is rounded off by the varied leisure and relaxation options. So hikers, cyclists and nature lovers get their money’s worth in Rheinberg.
Take a trip to Rheinberg and stroll through the historic city center. You can easily walk to the sights of Rheinberg. The Gothic church of St. Peter is recommended as a starting point for a stroll through the city center. It was first mentioned in the 12th century and underwent some structural changes in the 15th century. In the immediate vicinity of the church is the historic building of the town hall, which appears in the typical Lower Rhine appearance with a pointed onion turret. Also worth seeing is the Evangelical church on Rheinstrasse and the Palais Underberg, a 19th century building with an imposing corner tower.
- Kirche St. Peter
- Altes Rathaus
- Underberg Palais
- Stadthaus Rheinberg
- Stadthalle Rheinberg
- Messe Niederrhein
- Ortsteil Orsoy
- Schwarzer Adler
- Underberg Bad
- Rheinfähre Orsay – Walsum
Map from Rheinberg
But sometimes it’s the smaller things that are particularly worth seeing. For example, the kitchen fireplace in the “White Raven” or the old pump at the fish market. The old powder tower in the northeast of the old city wall, on the other hand, stands out because of its size alone. In the Orsoy districts you can visit the Protestant church, which houses one of the oldest pulpits in the Lower Rhine, as well as parts of the former fortifications and the mill tower. Not to forget the promenade and the city gate in Orsoy. In the district of Ossenberg you will find the castle of the same name, a former castle from the 14th century, inside of which there are also traces from the Rococo period. House Wolfskuhlen, a relic of a former knight’s estate from the 16th century can be visited in the Budberg district.
In addition to the TerraZoo and the city park, the diverse leisure and recreational offerings of the city of Rheinberg primarily include hiking and biking trails. You can hike extensively in the Orsoyer Bogen nature reserve or explore the Lower Rhine landscape with its animals and plants by bike. The event highlights include the marksmen´s festival , as well as the carnival parades on Rosenmontag in Rheinberg and in Orsoy on Tulip Tuesday, which take place every 2 years. On the other hand, the Music Art Project takes place on the marketplace every year. In September, the fun fair or the Orsoyer autumn invites you to the district of Orsoy. Numerous trade fairs and events also take place at the Rheinberg exhibition center. The event year ends with the Christmas market. Kuhpfad wishes you a pleasant stay in Rheinberg.
Just go to Rheinberg and experience a charming city on the Lower Rhine. You can expect some sights, a varied range of recreational and leisure activities, including numerous cycling and hiking trails. You will also find some shopping opportunities in Rheinberg. Various restaurants and cafes ensure the physical well-being of city visitors, on the menu of which guests can find both Rhenish and international dishes.