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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Gelsenkirchen

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Gelsenkirchen with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Gelsenkirchen area

This Gelsenkirchen map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Gelsenkirchen and surroundings

Germany - moving around the country

The next, but not less important airports, are Dresden Cloche and Franz Josef Strauss in Munich. Huge liners of the world's most famous air companies land here. According to statistics, these two airports enjoy great success among tourists. Here, a constant flow of travelers is recorded both in the ski season and in the warm months. Budget tourists, as a rule, fly to Frankfurt-Hahn. It is situated in the west of Frankfurt, so it has a convenient traffic junction. The next major airport is Stuttgart, which is located in the city of the same name. Fans of beer festivals, as a rule, come to this air harbor and then go for solemn events. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Germany

In the meadow, there are 14 large tents with a capacity of up to 10 thousand people and 15 small tents designed for 1 thousand people. Life in these tents is boiling. People try different kinds of beer, eat local food, have fun, participate in competitions, and listen to music. There are rides on the square including a huge observation wheel and a free fall simulation tower. Those who accidentally got drunk, can reckon on help of doctors who are always on duty nearby. Except beer, you can taste other alcoholic beverages, buy souvenirs or just find new friends. Oktoberfest is not the only beer festival in the country. The joyful and colorful beer festival take place in Stuttgart, where it is called Volksfest, and in Berlin, where it is Beer Mile. … Open

Photogallery of Gelsenkirchen sights

Our guide to Gelsenkirchen

Traditions and mentality of Gelsenkirchen

Festivals that take place in the city attract many visitors from all over the world, they are really worth visiting. In mid-May, the city becomes a paradise for rock fans, because this is the time of the Rock Hard Festival. Among its headliners are the most popular and famous bands coming from all over the world and playing in various subgenres of rock and metal - from hardcore to melodic death metal. The venue is … Open

Travel guide to Gelsenkirchen

Fans of theatrical art will be interested to visit the Ruhr Musical Theater. Its opening was held in 1959. After many years, the unique atmosphere of the past has been preserved in the theater. More than a thousand people can be accommodated in the theater hall at a time. Today the building of the theatre is of great value and from the architectural point of view, an outstanding monument of the postwar period. In … Open

Stylish hotels

At a short distance from the city center and surrounded by a picturesque garden, there is a first-class holiday home called Garten Residence Gelsenkirchen, which was also worked on by talented modern designers. Its bedrooms are decorated in a romantic style, have very beautiful light parquet floors, and wooden beds covered with bright satin linen. In the living room, you will find beautiful carpets with intricate … Open

Hotels with history of Gelsenkirchen

On the territory of a fabulously beautiful park, is sited the hotel-castle Schloss Berge. It was built in the 13th century and is today one of the outstanding architectural monuments of the city. The hotel presents its clients wonderful, luxurious rooms decorated in an elegant style and with genuine works of art. Schloss Berge has a chic restaurant serving national cuisine, some of which are served in the … Open

Advices for travellers

9. Shops are open to visitors from 9:00-10:00 am to 6:00-7:00 pm. All major shopping centers work with a “tax-free” system allowing customers to receive sales tax refunds when leaving the country. 10. In restaurants, it is customary to leave tips, which make up 10% of the total bill. Taxi drivers can be tipped as well - just round the sum to the nearest convenient number. 8. When visiting restaurants and … Open

Active recreation

When it comes to museums, first and foremost, we should mention a must-have point - Horst Castle. It has a rich history and is a popular place of pilgrimage among many history buffs. Just like Zeche Nordstern where you can learn a lot of interesting and new information about the region's coal industry. Art connoisseurs visit such institutions as Red Dot Design Museum and Kunstmuseum Gelsenkirchen. The name of … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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