Rhein, © Tourismus NRW e.V., Dominik Ketz

…that’s why it’s so beau­ti­ful by the Rhine

Nieder­rhein Tour­is­mus GmbH

Four day cyc­ling round trip

Map of NRW

Like a blue rib­bon, the Rhein winds through the friendly, green land­scape. Like a red thread, the gentle, wide river en­com­passes the cycle route you take from Rees via Xanten to Wesel. Along the way, you can "Rhein­aue er­leben".

A gentle breeze blows con­stantly in from the Rhein, the mag­ni­fi­cent pan­or­ama, over which the larks sing and soar, fills you with a sense of serenity. If you are tired of cyc­ling, you can board the pas­sen­ger ship “Stadt Rees”, sail up the river and al­low the rush of air to re­fresh your senses. But the trip is not only ex­hil­ar­at­ing when on the move, it’s stages also in­vite stim­u­lat­ing re­lax­a­tion.

In Wesel, the old Hanseat­ic town on the Rhein, the Prus­si­an star-shaped bas­tion fort and cit­adel are re­mind­ers of former glitz and glory. Ex­plore LVR-Nieder­rhe­in­mu­seum Wesel, which of­fers a com­pre­hens­ive his­tory mu­seum ded­ic­ated to the Lower Rhine and con­veys the many ties with the Neth­er­lands in a com­pre­hens­ible man­ner.

In Rees, the old­est town in the lower Nieder­rhein, the most beau­ti­ful Rhine Prom­en­ade awaits you. You can stroll around the old town and vividly ex­per­i­ence the im­press­ive enorm­ity of our sol­ar sys­tem along the “Plan­eten­weg” (plan­ets route).

In Xanten, you will then be taken on a fant­ast­ic jour­ney through long-for­got­ten times – the biggest ar­chae­olo­gic­al open air mu­seum in Ger­many and the ro­mantic town centre are def­in­itely worth vis­it­ing.


High­lights of the tour

  • Wil­lib­ror­di Cathed­ral and Ber­liner Tor, Wesel
  • Plan­et­en­wander­weg and sculp­ture park, Rees
  • His­tor­ic old town, Xanten
  • "Rhein­aue er­leben": Info and App avail­able at www.rhein­aue-er­leben.de



  • Three overnight stays in­cl. break­fast
  • A three-course meal
  • Ad­mis­sion LVR-Römer­Mu­seum und LVR-Archäo­lo­gis­cher Park Xanten
  • Ad­mis­sion LVR-Nieder­rhe­in­mu­seum Wesel
  • Lug­gage trans­port from hotel to hotel
  • Maps
  • Nu­mer­ous ex­cur­sion tips
  • Free park­ing at the hotel


Tour dis­tance

71 – 120 km


Tour route

1. Stage | Wesel

2. Stage | Wesel-Rees (ap­prox. 32 km)

3. Stage | Rees-Xanten (ap­prox. 23 or 45 km)

4. Stage | Xanten-Wesel (ap­prox. 16 or 43 km)



3-4* ho­tels


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Travel period

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2020

Duration in days



per person in a double room from EUR 329,00
per person in a single room from EUR 429,00

Any applicable spa, bed taxes or parking fees are not included in the price and must be paid on site. Additional overnight stays possible upon request. All prices apply subject to availability at the time of booking.

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Rheinradweg, © Tourismus NRW e.V., Dominik Ketz
Rhein, © Tourismus NRW e.V., Dominik Ketz
LVR-Archäologischer Park Xanten, © Tourismus NRW e.V., Dominik Ketz
Rhein, © Tourismus NRW e.V., Dominik Ketz

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