Holiday homes in Wesel – A beautiful city in North West Germany
Stay in Wesel holiday lettings in North Rhine-Westphalia and explore the capital of the Wesel district. It is situated at the confluence of the Lipp river and the Rhine and originates from a Franconian manor in the 8th century. The city is well-known for the mass destruction it encountered in WW2 and 97% of the city was destroyed by the RAF. Wesel has a more positive tie with England though, that being a twin town to the seaside town of Felixstowe.
Discover the sights in holiday lettings Wesel
Come and see the famous donkeys of Wesel while you stay in Wesel holiday homes. Some of you might know the famous rhyme 'What is the name of the mayor of Wesel? - Donkey!' Or in German: 'Wie heißt der Bürgermeister von Wesel? - Esel!' and it is famous throughout Germany. There are numerous colourful donkeys in the city which each depict various images, for example mayors and townscapes.
There are some very beautiful sights to see while you stay in Wesel holiday lettings, for example the historic facade of the town hall. It was built as a symbol of the prosperous Hanseatic city Wesel but was almost completely destroyed in WW2 and had to be restored in 2011. The Willibrordi cathedral can also be enjoyed when you stay in holiday homes Wesel and you should take particular note of the great, colourful window on the western side. The cathedral was built between 1477 and 1478 and was constructed as a late Gothic basilica.