Albachten is situated about 250 miles (402 kilometers) west of Berlin, the national capital, and 70 miles (113 kilometers) north of Cologne.
From firm tourist favorites to hidden gems that await the more intrepid traveler, the area around Albachten is crisscrossed with things to do and see. Haltern and Ahlen are just two of the many other places worth checking out while you're in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Essen, is another good spot to explore. It is around 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Albachten and offers a number of interesting things to see, such as Folkwang Museum, Old Synagogue and Essen Cathedral. If you're still looking for things to do in the city centre, be sure to visit Colosseum Theater, Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site and Villa Hugel before returning to Albachten.
For a budget outdoors activity that will interest the entire family, be sure to head to the region's popular gardens, open-air museums and open-air exhibits. Immerse yourself in Albachten's heavenly side by spending a little quiet time at the region's cathedrals and other sites of spiritual significance.
One of the nicest ways to explore the great outdoors in North Rhine-Westphalia is to sign up for a hiking or mountain biking tour. The North Rhine-Westphalia area provides travelers plenty of laid-back avenues to experience the region's wide open spaces, such as cycling and picnicking.
Sadly, vacations rarely last forever, but be rest assured, when you have to leave North Rhine-Westphalia, you'll be leaving with photos, memories and mementos to treasure.