Going by pedal-boat in Volksgarten, Cologne, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Ideas for sum­mer day trips

Open air cinemas, beer gar­dens and cool lakes

We have the best tips for hot days and warm nights in Your NRW.

A holiday to Balconia? Not in NRW! Here, you can really enjoy the summer. From lakes to one of the many open-air cinemas to the next beer garden - here, there’s always something happening somewhere. We have the best tips for hot days and warm nights in Your NRW.

Beer garden Krefeld, © Stadt Krefeld

Our most at­tract­ive beer gar­dens

When the tem­per­at­ure rises, a cool beer and oth­er bever­ages are best en­joyed out­doors. That’s why there are beer gar­dens every­where in NRW, where vis­it­ors are wel­come to sit and re­lax.

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Wakeboarden in Winterberg, © Ferienwelt Winterberg

Ac­tion on the wa­ter

Sail­ing, surf­ing, paddle boat­ing or diving is offered at many lakes in North Rhine-West­phalia. But even those look­ing for something ex­traordin­ary will find what they are look­ing for: For ex­ample, NRW has a total of 15 wa­ter ski rope­ways.

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Dis­cov­er the di­versity of NRW

Blick entlang des Rheinufers in Düsseldorf, © Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH

Cit­ies in NRW

Radfahren Rheinradweg Königswinter, © Dominik Ketz, Tourismus NRW e.V.

Cyc­ling trips and hol­i­days