City Tours

Different cities and towns in neanderland can be explored and new insights gained on interesting tours of discovery. Ask for the current dates of public guided city tours or book an individual date for your group.

Wasserburg Haus zum Haus, Ratingen
© KME Thielsch

Ratingen City Tours

Guided city tours with varying thematic focuses take place every third Saturday a month. Meeting point is at 3 p.m. on the church square of St. Peter and Paul.

Info & Booking

Tourist Information Office for culture and tourism of the city of Ratingen
Tel. 02102-5504111 | touristinfo(at)ratingen.de
Price: 3 € per person

Furthermore, special tours for kids are offered regularly, as well as guided tours of the church St. Peter and Paul. For more information visit www.ratingen.de and www.st-peter-und-paul-ratingen.de.

Abtsküche © Stadt Heiligenhaus

Guided Tours through Heiligenhaus

On several dates throughout the year, Stadtmarketing Kultur offers public tours through Heiligenhaus covering a number of different topics. For information about the current tour programme, please contact Heiligenhaus ‘Stadtmarketing Kultur’.

Info & Booking

Stadtmarketing Kultur und Gesellschaft | Hauptstraße 157 | 42579 Heiligenhaus
Tel. 02056-13-105 | Ruth.Ortlinghaus(at)t-online.de

Price: 5 € per person
Duration: 3 hours

Mariendom in Velbert-Neviges
Mariendom in Velbert-Neviges, © Stadt Velbert

Velbert City Tours

The Velbert tour guides offer tours dedicated to various themes yearround. Further information is available at the Tourist Information or on the Velbert Marketing GmbH homepage. Group bookings for guided town tours are also welcomed.

Info & Booking

Tourist information of Velbert Marketing GmbH
Friedrichstraße 139 | 42551 Velbert | Tel. +49 (0)2051-60550
info(at)velbertmarketing.de |stadtmarketing.velbert.de

Ausstellung im Zeittunnel Wülfrath © Scheidsteger
Ausstellung im Zeittunnel Wülfrath © Scheidsteger

Wülfrath City Tours

Guided city tours are offered several times a year in Wülfrath’s historic town centre. The history of Wolverothe village from its foundation to the present is told on a 1.5 hr round walk.

Additional group tours on prior booking (45 €, max. 30 persons). Special age-appropriate tour for primary school classes including a rally on Kirchplatz (25 €).

price: 5 € per person 

Info & Booking

Stadt Wülfrath, Cultural Department
Hammerstein 5 | 42489 Wülfrath l Tel. 02058-18305
a.gellert(at)stadt.wuelfrath.de | www.wuelfrath.de

 

Stadtgeschichtshaus Mettmann, © Stadt Mettmann/Villière, Lietzow
Stadtgeschichtshaus Mettmann, © Stadt Mettmann/Villière, Lietzow

Historic town and Mettmann centre

Explore Mettmann, the Neanderthal town, from its beginnings to the present day. Starting point is the street ‘Am Königshof’, whose name is a reference point to town history. Parts of the old town wall, the wrought ironwork door of the protestant church, the house of town history, typical half-timbered houses, the shepherds group, the ‘Blotschen’ fountain, the memorial and the ‘Löffelschleifer’ are part of the tou

Meeting point: Am Königshof, corner Freiheitstraße | 40822 Mettmann
Start time: at 2 pm
Price: 5 € per person, children from 8 years of age 2.50 €
Dates: Tours are offered on certain dates (06.04. / 09.06. / 14.09. / 12.10.2019) and upon request.

Info & booking

Stadt Mettmann Cultural Department
Am Königshof 11 | 40822 Mettmann | Tel. 02104-980407
lydia.koenig(at)mettmann.de | www.mettmann.de
(for booking form see Tourismus/Stadtführung)

Fachwerkarchitektur in Haan-Gruiten
Haan-Gruiten, © Kreis Mettmann/Martina Chardi

Haan and Hilden City Tours

The tour guides in Haan and Hilden offer tours on various topics, e.g. the typical regional architecture, art in the public space, reformation in Hilden or ecclesiastical history in Haan. You can find the current programme on the community college‘s website or in its catalogues.

Info & Booking

VHS Hilden-Haan
Office Hilden: Gerresheimer Straße 20 | 40721 Hilden
Tel. +49 (0)2103-500530
info(at)vhs-hilden-haan.de | kurth(at)vhs-hilden-haan.de
www.vhs-hilden-haan.de

Freiherr-vom-Stein-Haus Langenfeld, © Stadt Langenfeld
Freiherr-vom-Stein-Haus Langenfeld, © Stadt Langenfeld

Langenfeld: „Verzällchen-Touren“ (Storytelling Tours)

At these town history tours you will not only learn things worth to know about Langenfeld, you are also going to hear all kinds of tales, anecdotes and stories about the people that have lived here. Tours are available upon request. They comprise three different alternating routes.

Price: 5 € per person
Duration: about 1.5 hours | Prior appointment necessary

Info & Booking

Langenfeld Town museum/Town archive
Hauptstraße 83 | 40764 Langenfeld | Tel. 02173-794-4410 | stadtmuseum(at)langenfeld.de  www.stadtmuseum-langenfeld.de

City Tours with MonGuides © Stadt Monheim am Rhein – Thomas Lison

Monheim am Rhein City Tours

There are many ways to explore Monheim am Rhein and learn some fascinating facts about the town. The best way is either to take a guided town tour or a bus tour, because our MonGuides provide you with information direct from the horse´s mouth. As Monheim am Rhein is so diverse and varied, we also offer a wide range of themed tours.

Public town tours

 

The Schelmenturm, carnival, Marienburg... take a tour through the town’s history on the last Sunday of each month, with a public tour of the town. The cost is € 3.00 for adults and € 1.50 for children. There’s no need to pre-register, just come to the meeting point at 3 p.m. at the Schelmenturm.

Sightseeing tours

Discover Monheim am Rhein on board a double-decker bus and enjoy a relaxing ride to take in the town‘s sights. Current dates and prices can be found at www.monheim-entdecken.de

Between Kölsch and Alt: On the road to Monheimer Beer Equator

Discover the traditional beer history of Monheim and learn entertaining anecdotes about the tolerance of the Monheimer restaurateurs while enjoying "delicious Kölsch" and "spicy Alt".

Price: 19 € per person, inc. beer tasting
Duration: 2,5 hours

Info & Booking

Tourist Information am Busbahnhof
Monheimer Kulturwerke
Rathausplatz 20 | 40789 Monheim am Rhein
Tel. 02173-276444 | info(at)monheimer-kulturwerke.de l www.monheim-entdecken.de 

TIP: MonChronik

Download the MonChronik app to your smartphone and follow the goose tracks through the town. Allow the goose to guide you to the sights of the MonChronik with augmented reality and experience history up close! www.monchronik.de