Why not spend a holiday in the town that literally translates as 'eat'. The city of Essen was awarded the European Capital of Culture in 2010 and why not find out why by booking a stay in Essen accommodation. For those who are after rest and relaxation whilst enjoying a city break, you will find everything you want on your trip here. From everything including vibrant nightlife with a variety of bars, restaurants and nightclubs, to leisure activities, you will enjoy a stay in this metropolis.
What to do in the Ruhr Area
The city of Essen can be found near to the cities of Duisburg and Oberhausen in North Rhine-Westphalia, in the North West of this German state. The Ruhr Museum is well worth a visit during your stay here where you can check out the former coal plant. The industrial history intrigues visitors of the museum and is great to see how the machinery and ducts would work in such a plant. Another great to museum to visit is the Museum of Folkwang. With large rooms filled with a variety of art pieces, this is a must-see for those art fans visiting Essen. For those after historical sights, the Old Essen Synagogue is enriched in Jewish culture. This synagogue is a memorial centre for the pre-war Jewish community. The building has been preserved and the wonderful architecture is a moving remembrance of the suffering of the Jews during the Third Reich.
Accommodation Essen and Apartments Essen – find the perfect place to stay
Whether you are after a modern, city holiday apartment or a cosy, holiday home in the suburbs, you will find the perfect property for you and your loved ones to stay in. with the tram system in place in the city, you will find it relatively easy to get about whilst staying in Essen accommodation. The city of Mülheim and the city of Bochum are well connected via the trams so why not plan a day trip here to make the most of your stay. If you fancy going to a different country but with a similar background, head to the French sister city of Grenoble. Enjoy your holiday!