Wellness holiday trips to North Rhine-Westfalia | Germany
In the German federal state North-Rhine-Westphalia you find the perfect combination of urbanity and nature. Starting from the Ruhr area, which impresses with its blast furnaces and industry to the Münsterland region marked by beautiful moated castles.
Fashion and culture in North-Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)
What about a shopping tour in Düsseldorf on the Königsallee, the world famous shopping street? Lovingly called 'Kö' by the residents, shopping lovers can here find everything they wish for and even more. After a long day of being out and about there is nothing better than to return to a sophisticated wellness hotel and to enjoy a massage. The next day you then can spend visiting Cologne and its famous dome, which was built in 1248. These days, the dome even is part of the Unesco World heritage and every year thousands of visitors come to Cologne to visit.
Activity holiday in North-Rhine-Westphalia
For those who want to get active during vacations North Rhine-Westphalia has cycle path networks, which are about 14.000 km long. Here, you can explore native nature, romantic villages and big cities. There are cycle paths for every level of fitness with beautiful views, which will make your stay unforgettable. By the way, most of the wellness hotels in Sauerland region rent bikes so you don't have to bring your own.
Hiking in North-Rhine-Westphalia
You can also discover the beautiful nature by hiking. Also here, one can find various routes for every level of fitness. A path for advanced hikers here is the 'Bergische Weg'. The 260km long route is divided into 13 stages and offers a lot of variety in nature. Always worth a stop on the route is the Neanderthal museum in Mettmann, which lets you explore the exciting history of the region.
Luxury and regional food in wellness hotels
After an active day outside a nice dinner is a must. North Rhine-Westphalia is known for its exquisite cuisine, which usually contains a lot of meat. Even though the food is more down to earth, people even abroad know about the tasty 'Sauerbraten'. All of the wellness hotels cook with fresh and regional ingredients, which you shouldn't miss out.