Essen and its surroundings
When the weather is nice you feel close to the South Sea. Let white sand play around your feet, plus chilled music and a nice glass of wine or a fruity cocktail. Or rent a canoe and get to know Lake Baldeney from the water side.
The RuhrtalRadweg runs through its 240 kilometers through 23 towns and municipalities from Winterberg to Duisburg and also touches the city of Essen.
KulturLinie 107, the cultural line in Essen
Essen, a city with a long history and lots to tell, the cultural and economic metropolis of the Ruhr area.
The Villa Hügel, the impressive property of the family, the food the name Kruppstadt owes, can Di.-So. to be visited from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. The spacious park invites you to linger.
One of the largest parks and leisure facilities in Europe, the Grugapark, enchants with its old, mature trees, exotic plants and animals. At the same time it is the backdrop for concerts, exhibitions and festivals.
That Essen has a cathedral, astonishes many. And hardly anyone knows that this is home to even world-class art treasures ...
With 1.5 million visitors from around 200 nations and around 50 trade fairs over 114 days, Messe Essen ranks among the top ten in Germany.