Discover Dusseldorf by car: the largest funfair on the Rhine
Every year in July Dusseldorf celebrates the Oberkasseler Rheinwiesen Kirmes. Exciting amusement rides, tents and lots of stands ensure bounteous fun and entertainment.
This famous funfair has been held on the Rhine for more than 100 years and every year new highlights are added. The traditional events on the Festwiese also include the marchpast of the St. Sebastian's Gun Club in homage to the patron saint Apollinaris.
Experience Dusseldorf and its sights by car. Whether you are driving a convertible or a family car: You can look forward to a wide variety of culture and tremendous experience all year around in the metropolis on the Rhine.
Explore the history of Dusseldorf by car: Neanderthal Museum
Boredom is not on the cards in the Neanderthal Museum in Mettman. Did you know that our ancestors made tools, hunted animals and made fire? Not only children open their eyes here in amazement; 4 million years of human evolution and history are presented in several themed rooms and time tunnels in very informative and haptic ways. The audio guides reinforced with optical effects show that Neanderthals were not uneducated primitive cousins of modern man, but intelligent beings with amazing abilities.
From Dusseldorf you can drive to Mettmann in about half an hour. If you rent a car, you can easily explore Dusseldorf and its many attractions. A visit is also worthwhile coming from somewhere a little further away, for example, when renting a car in Cologne.
Family car trip from Dusseldorf: Irrland farm adventure oasis
Not far from Dusseldorf near the Dutch border this family-friendly amusement park offers lots of fun and action. The all-weather farm adventure presents its attractions in unexpected and unusual ways to make learning in nature fun. Huge slides, a water park, climbing castles and various themed houses offer plenty of space to let the kids play and romp safely to their hearts content. Surrounded by palm trees, parents can picnic, grill food and relax.
To get to Irrland farm adventure oasis pick up a hire car from the car rental station in Dusseldorf and head first for Geldern – it takes about an hour to get there. There is a free car park. If you want to drop off your hire car at Münster-Osnabrück Airport, Berlin or Frankfurt, no problem, you can select a different drop-off point during the booking process.