Düsseldorf is in Western Germany and lies on the banks of the Rhine River. The city, which dates back to Roman times, is one of Germany's most populated cities. It is a major centre of international business and finance and is renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
Düsseldorf is bursting with culture and apart from being one of the richest cities in Germany, it also offers interesting museums, festivals and cuisine. It is home to many world-renowned museums, galleries, highly acclaimed operas and theatre houses such as the famous Kunstsammlung museum and ‘Deutsche Oper am Rhein’ opera house.
Explore the old town on a guided walking tour and stroll through the picturesque alleyways and discover more about this city’s history. Another popular way to see the city sights is to go on a cruise of the River Rhine and experience panoramic views of Düsseldorf’s skyline from the water. The city is also famous for its beer, most notably, ‘Altbeir’, which is unique for its top-fermentation techniques. With many breweries located in the city, a brewery tour is a popular way to uncover the city’s brewing traditions and history.
The city experiences moderate winters with mild to warm summers, making it a great city to visit at any time of the year. Every year, Düsseldorf hosts one of the largest Christmas gatherings in Germany, bringing a large number of tourists to the city each year.