The Gehry Buildings in the Media Harbour in Düsseldorf, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Buck­et lists for the host cit­ies

Ad­vice for the times between the matches

No matter whether you only have a few hours to spare, an entire day, or if you are looking for an overnight trip: Our lists for Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Cologne, and Gelsenkirchen contain advice for activities and places nearby as well as those a little farther from the respective venues. All of them come highly recommended, though. Our lists will take you to nature parks, castles and palaces, world-class museums, a treetop walk, thermal baths, and slagheaps. Everyone will find something to match their preferences here. What are you still waiting for? Start checking off the items on these lists one by one and get to know North Rhine-Westphalia!

Gelsenkirchen, Dortmund, Cologne, or Düsseldorf – which city are you starting your NRW adventure from?

Buck­et lists

Gelsen­kirchen, Dortmund, Co­logne or Düs­sel­dorf - which city are you start­ing your NRW ad­ven­ture from?

Crane houses Cologne, © Johannes Höhn

Buck­et lists co­logne

Ma­gic­al castles, hik­ing in the Siebenge­birge moun­tains and the Eifel Na­tion­al Park – find some ex­cur­sion tips and travel ideas around the cathed­ral city here.

Dortmunder U close up, © Johannes Höhn

Buck­et list Dortmund

City trips, a day spent in the Mün­ster­land, or a vis­it to the plan­et­ari­um – every­one will find some ex­cur­sions to their taste in our buck­et lists.

Slag heap in Gelsenkirchen with the stairway to heaven
, © Pascal Tönnissen

Buck­et list

Are you go­ing to vis­it Gelsen­kirchen dur­ing Euro 2024 with some time to spare around the foot­ball match? Find some ideas for ex­cur­sions in North Rhine-West­phalia be­low.

Bird's eye view of Kö-Bogen 2 and Dreischeibenhaus in Düsseldorf, © Johannes Höhn

Around Düs­sel­dorf

Are you go­ing to vis­it Düs­sel­dorf dur­ing Euro 2024 with some time to spare around the foot­ball match? Find some ex­cur­sion ad­vice for the time between matches be­low.

The playl­ist for Euro 2024

What foot­ball sounds like in NRW