Shot from the shore with a view of Vischering Castle in Münsterland, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

See & Do

From out­door ad­ven­ture to cul­tur­al trips

hol­i­day time

Wheth­er it's a city trip, time out in nature or pure cul­ture - here you will find travel ex­per­i­ences that will stay in your memory.

City trips

The ma­jor cit­ies of North Rhine-West­phalia have much to dis­cov­er: trendy neigh­bour­hoods, art gal­ler­ies and great shop­ping op­por­tun­it­ies.

The inner courtyard of Dalheim Monastery, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Cul­ture in North Rhine-West­phalia

World-class mu­seums and out­stand­ing con­cert halls draw vis­it­ors with great art, dance halls and stages set fu­ture trends, and the in­dus­tri­al her­it­age has roots as deep as those in the majest­ic parks and gar­dens. Feel the cul­ture in North Rhine-West­phalia. You’ll be amazed what you can dis­cov­er.

The "Zeche Hannover", a former Colliery in Bochum, celebrates the ExtraSchicht., © RuhrTourismus / Kreklau

Events in NRW

North Rhine-West­phalia’s event cal­en­dar is of­fer­ing heav­enly en­joy­ment year-round with great stars, up-and-com­ing star­lets, and spe­cial events that may only be known to in­siders, form­ing a bright spot in every­day lives. We present world-renowned, es­tab­lished clas­sics, ori­gin­al events with unique cha­risma, and true secret ad­vice.

Teutoburg Forest, near Horn-Bad Meinberg, Lippischer Velmerstot, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Land­scapes & Nature in North Rhine-West­phalia

In this green loc­a­tion, you can meet wild flam­in­gos and clack­ing storks and ex­per­i­en­ce the "Rhine ro­man­ti­cism" whilst en­joy­ing stun­ning views of what is surely the most ro­mant­ic river in the world. Dis­cov­er a side of North Rhine-West­phalia that will truly sur­prise you!

Eifel National Park, ©

Travel without bar­ri­ers in NRW

NRW is for every­one! All over the state, there are mu­seums, res­taur­ants, ho­tels, tour­ist in­form­a­tion and hik­ing routes with bar­ri­er-free of­fers – you just have to find them. And that’s ex­actly where our web­site can help. Wheth­er bar­ri­er-free ex­cur­sion tips or spe­cial travel ideas, everything is here at a glance. Dis­cov­er your bar­ri­er-free NRW your­self!

Urfttalsperre in der Eifel, © Dominik Ketz, Tourismus NRW e.V.

Pack­ages for your next trip

Are you look­ing for a short break, cul­tur­al ex­cur­sion, city tour, well-be­ing trip, activ­ity hol­i­day, hol­i­day home or hotel in North Rhine-West­phalia? We can of­fer all you could need for an af­ford­able hol­i­day in NRW.