Popular Accommodations in Rheinberg
Highlights in Rheinberg
- Nature reserves on the Rhine
- City fortification with ramparts
- Gothic parish church
- TerraZoo Rheinberg
- Lower Rhine specialities
Vacation rentals in Rheinberg
If you would like to explore the historic city centre of Rheinberg on foot from your accommodation, then the centrally located vacation rentals are just right for you. Not far from such a vacation rental in Rheinberg you can reach the market place, the city fortifications and the many restaurants and cafés in just a few minutes. Rheinberg offers you a good transport infrastructure for holiday accommodations located a little outside the city, so that you can easily get to the sights.Quiet location for hikers and cyclists
The advantage of a vacation rental in Rheinberg is the quiet green location and the direct connection to the Jakobsweg, so that hikers and pilgrims get their money's worth. The Ruhr area and the close surroundings of your vacation rental are also ideal for extended cycling tours. Parking in front of the accommodation is usually not a problem, so that even excursions by car are possible.
Holiday in Rheinberg
Location and orientation
Rheinberg lies in the northwest of the Ruhr area, directly on the lower Lower Rhine. The city is added to the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the Lower Rhine Plain. The town of Wesel is about 15 kilometres from Rheinberg. Moers is about 11 kilometres away and Duisburg is about 16 kilometres away by car. There is also a car ferry from Rheinberg-Orsoy to Duisburg-Walsum.Various nature reserves limit the urban area
In the northeast, the Rhine forms the natural border of the city. Several nature reserves also begin there, including the Rhineland foreland to the north-east of the Ossenberg lock. Further nature reserves in the Rhineland foothills can be found east of Wallach and in the Orsoyer Rheinbogen.
The Rheinberger Platt is still spoken today in Rheinberg and in the surrounding villages. This is an old dialect that is added to the Lower Franconian dialect.
Top 3 travel tips
The city fortification of Rheinberg is one of the most important building ensembles in the city. It consists of the Alte Kellnerei, which was added to the Landesburg in the 13th century as a farm building. Also worth seeing are the Rheinberg customs tower and the ruins of the powder tower. While strolling through the city, you can also admire the remains of the three-kilometre-long ramparts that frame the historic city centre.2. To the oldest sacral building of the city
The parish church of St. Peter is located east of the market square. The Gothic building was first mentioned in a document in 1106. However, the five-storey west tower has late Romanesque features. Inside the church there is a high altar with several shrines dating from the 15th and 16th centuries. The baroque pulpit was built in 1701.3. Variety in the reptile zoo
In the district of Winterswick you will find the TerraZoo Rheinberg, which is home to around 400 animals from a hundred species. The exhibited creatures are mainly Nile crocodiles, tortoises and scaly creepers. You can also see amphibians and invertebrates such as tarantulas.
Things to know
Whether you are planning to cook your own meals in your holiday apartment in Rheinberg, or whether you are planning regular side trips to the city's restaurants, you should not miss the delicious dishes of the region. The classics of Lower Rhine cuisine include pancakes, asparagus and roast goose with red cabbage. In addition, kale with Mettwürstkes, grillage cake and endive among each other are on the menus of many innkeepers.