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Monheim am Rhine

city ​​on the river

Welcome to the idyllic promenade neanderlands! In the city of Monheim am Rhein, the rustic old town flair meets natural panoramic views over the Rhine. Located directly between Cologne and Düsseldorf, the city impresses with charm, countless experiences and a UNESCO world heritage site.

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Old town charm on the Rhine

The heart of Monheim am Rhein, the restored half-timbered facades and bubbling fountains in the old town, serves as a picturesque backdrop for restaurants, cafés and beer gardens. There are many exciting stories waiting to be discovered in the quaint alleys and squares of the city. The decentralized city museum, the Monchronik, links and stages the sights and urban historical sites in a unique way.

Museums that tell history and stories

Those interested in culture will certainly not miss out here: it is worth visiting the city on a guided tour or on your own rogue tower, the stately landmark of the city, des Eel Fisheries Museum or carnival cabinets, which houses a loving exhibition on the Rhenish tradition. A very special highlight of the city is the Bürgel house in the middle of the picturesque Urdenbacher Kämpe. Here are those Roman Museum, a nature reserve with biological station and a horse breeding station. The former Roman fort Haus Bürgel, part of the Lower Germanic Limes, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2021. History buffs, nature seekers and horse enthusiasts all get their money's worth here.

Active or relaxed?

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Active and adventurous people will find many hiking and cycling trails in the city of Monheim am Rhein. Ten kilometers of the banks of the Rhine and other paths along the bend in the Rhine invite you to take a long walk or a leisurely stroll Bike tour with fascinating views of the Rhine a. The newly renovated leisure pool offers relaxation after an eventful day Mona Mare with sauna area, steam bath and an outdoor area.

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The Rheinbogen Landscape Park

The Rheinbogen landscape park between the old town and the Rhine is a paradise for families with children. This is where the playground, skate park, go-kart and bike rentals and a nature adventure trail meet and a day full of experiences is guaranteed.

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