Self catering holiday accommodation in North Rhine Westphalia may often be overlooked as an industrial region of Germany but offers a great variety of attractions and events to tourists that will keep them occupied and entertained for the entire holiday with luxury accommodation available for all budgets.
Renting holiday houses gives you access to explore the towns and cities of the North Rhine Westphalia at you own pace by foot or by bike, which in cities like Munster which has been voted Germany’s most cycle friendly city can be very helpful. It is estimated that there are more bikes than people in the city which boasts hundreds of kilometres of cycle paths dedicated to commuter bike traffic to get around the city as wells as scenic routes for leisure activities. Cologne or Koln festival hosts one of Germanys largest carnival, starting on 11th November each year is a huge celebration with amusements, costumes, balls and parades all over the city which is a big favourite with locals and tourists coming to visit.
The Ruhr is a particularly interesting place to visit and a showcase of how a rundown area can be revitalised and generate so much interest and thousands of visitors to a once coal mining and steel making region that is now a wealth of entertainment and leisure attractions. Like the German mining museum which charts the rise of the industrial area and is one of the most popular museums in the country or the Gasometer in Duisburg that has been converted into the largest inland diving centre in Europe