Urftseepanorama von oben, © Nationalpark Eifel Fotograf K. Pauly

A Wa­ter Ad­ven­ture in North Rhine-West­phalia

Unique bi­otopes & ex­hil­ar­at­ing per­spect­ives

Wa­ter and North Rhine-West­phalia are simply a per­fect match and the loc­al res­id­ents love to sing about the ro­mantic river Rhine or stroll along the banks of the "West­phali­an sea". The wa­ter land­scapes of North Rhine-West­phalia con­stantly of­fer vis­it­ors the chance to view them from new ex­cit­ing or ex­hil­ar­at­ing per­spect­ives, be it from high up on the Sky­walk or at first hand when diving in­to the lake. Dis­cov­er unique bi­otopes that provide a home for king­fish­ers and grey her­ons or ex­plore wa­ter as a liv­ing en­vir­on­ment in the "Er­leb­nis-Zen­trum" dis­cov­ery centre. A won­der­ful wa­ter ad­ven­ture is await­ing your vis­it!

Land­scapes & Nature in North Rhine-West­phalia

Green, green­er, North Rhine-West­phalia: Much more than half of the land in the Ger­man fed­er­al state of North Rhine-West­phalia con­tains forests, rivers, mead­ows and fields, with the state's mul­ti­tude of nature parks and re­serves and the Eifel Na­tion­al Park cov­er­ing nearly 40 per­cent of its over­all area. In this green loc­a­tion, you can meet wild flamin­gos and clack­ing storks, ad­mire craggy cliff form­a­tions and newly flour­ish­ing forest land­scapes and ex­per­i­ence the "Rhine ro­man­ti­cism" whilst en­joy­ing stun­ning views of what is surely the most ro­mantic river in the world. Come and dis­cov­er a side of North Rhine-West­phalia that will truly sur­prise you!

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