What you need to know before traveling to North Rhine Westphalia

North Rhine-Westphalia is located in the western part of Germany and is the largest German state in terms of population. Cologne is the largest city, while the capital of the state is Düsseldorf. For those tourists who enjoy outdoor activities, North Rhine-Westphalia attractions include quite a number of scenic hiking trails and bicycle paths that wind through enchanting natural landscapes and picturesque towns, characterized by typical North Rhine-Westphalia culture. After an active outdoor weekend in North Rhine-Westphalia, you should definitely consider visiting one of the area’s many thermal baths, offering everything from Turkish baths to Ayurveda. Other things to do in North Rhine-Westphalia that the kids might enjoy as well include checking out the various theme parks the area offers, such as Fort Fun & Panorama Park, Centro Park and Movie Park Germany.

There are a number of malls and city centers for those interested in getting some shopping in North Rhine-Westphalia done, while history buffs visiting North Rhine-Westphalia will enjoy cities like Münster and Cologne. North Rhine-Westphalia sights found in these cities include St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Prinzipalmarkt, the Town Hall and St. Lambert’s Church in Münster and the Cologne Cathedral and the twelve Romanesque Churches in Cologne.

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