Popular Accommodations in Mönchengladbach
Highlights in Mönchengladbach
- Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region
- Surge chamber
- Neuwerk Monastery
- Theatre arts
Most popular in Mönchengladbach
Vacation rentals in Mönchengladbach
If you want to reach the sights of Mönchengladbach within walking distance, then it is best to rent an apartment in the city centre. The accommodations have one to two bedrooms and offer enough space for up to six people. The kitchen is usually equipped with a dishwasher, a microwave and sometimes also a washing machine, so that such an apartment is also suitable for longer stays. In the evening you can spend the hours with a TV set in the cosy living area. Many accommodations also have Internet access, so you can quickly find out about the city's attractions and activities.Enjoy the extra amenities of a holiday apartment
In Mönchengladbach there are some holiday apartments which have a terrace, a balcony or even their own garden. For children there is sometimes also a playground in front of the house. You may sometimes bring your dog with you to the family-friendly accommodations, so that nothing stands in the way of a family holiday with four-legged friends. A holiday apartment with an integrated sauna, which you can use for relaxation and recreation, is suitable for a little more comfort. Some accommodation providers even offer bicycle or boat rental.
Holiday in Mönchengladbach
Location and orientation
The large city of Mönchengladbach is located in the west of North Rhine-Westphalia and is mostly located in the lowlands. Nevertheless, there are the Bökelberg and the Abteiberg in the city centre, which provide a varied cityscape. The city centre is about 25 kilometres away from the state capital Düsseldorf. Duisburg is about 51 kilometres away. After a 57 kilometre drive, you will reach the city of Cologne.
Things to know
Since the beginning of 2006, Mönchengladbach has been home to the so-called Stolpersteine, a European art project initiated by the artist Gunter Demnig. These stumbling blocks are memorial plaques placed in the ground to commemorate the fate of the murdered, persecuted and deported people during the National Socialist era. There are 241 stumbling blocks at 69 locations in Mönchengladbach.Numerous animal species in the zoo
The Tiergarten Mönchengladbach is located in the Odenkirchen district of the city and is home to around 90 different animal species. The zoo also has 50 different species of waterfowl and four different species of monkeys. Here you can see seals, kangaroos, prairie dogs, steppe cattle, bisons and many other animals.
Some well-known personalities were born in Mönchengladbach, such as the two former Formula 1 drivers Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Nick Heidfeld.
Top travel tips
The Neuwerk monastery, which was built in the 10th century, is located in the centre of Mönchengladbach. The church of the monastery is the second oldest building in the city and is one of the most important architectural monuments in Mönchengladbach. Today the monastery serves as the order church of the Salvatorian sisters.2nd Impressive moated castle complex
Make sure you visit Wickrath Castle, built in the 18th century by Francois and Matthieu Soiron. The moated castle is situated on the Niers, not far from the Wickrath district. Absolutely worth seeing are the two baroque outer castle wings, the pentagonal baroque castle park and the castle-like residential buildings.3. Worth seeing acting art
From your holiday apartment in the city centre you can quickly reach the Vereinigte Städtischen Bühnen Krefeld and Mönchengladbach, which perform sophisticated plays from drama, musical, opera and operetta. The stages are accompanied musically by the Lower Rhine Symphony Orchestra, which sometimes also gives its own symphony concerts.