Neuss is one of the oldest cities in Germany. Over 2,000 years ago, the Romans laid the headstone with the “Novaesium” legion camp at the mouth of the Erft into the Rhine.
“Vesalia hospitalis” – Hospitable Wesel. Wesel received this honorary name in 1578 from Flemish religious refugees, who felt warmly welcomed in our city. Wesel presents itself as hospitable and open-minded even today. We are proud of our traditional history as a Hanseatic city and our cultural diversity.
Kalkar & Grieth
Kalkar is a medieval, lively and modern town in a central location in the Lower Rhine. On October 20, 1230 “Calcaria nobile oppidum” – the noble city – was founded and received town rights in 1242.
Emmerich am Rhein
The old Hanseatic and European city looks back on more than 775 years of city history and is today a destination for visitors from near and far.