Many of Cologne’s highlights are located close to Bedburg, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Among the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Michael Schmacher Kart and Event Center and the fantastic Adolph Kolping Museum. If you have time, don’t miss Terrassen-Freibad and the Turnicher Castle Park.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Bedburg. There are plenty of excellent places to take the family for a few hours including Chocolate Museum, Film Museum in Duesseldorf and Ludwig Museum. To experience the city’s dynamic artistic culture, book a show at one of the acclaimed cultural performance centers such as Cologne Philharmonic, the Mitsubishi Electric Hall in Duesseldorf and Volkstheater Millowitsch.
Uncover the youthful side of the area at Claudius Therme and MMC Studios. The kids are sure to have fun. Interact with many kinds of interesting creatures at Cologne Zoo.
Get your body moving in the great outdoors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Spend a morning in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Botanical Garden in Moenchengladbach and the Castle Park Gleuel in Frechen. Spot some of the area’s unique birdlife with a trip to a lake in the area such as Lake Kaarster in Kaarst.
While you are in and around Bedburg, treat yourself with a visit to Haymarket, Cologne Cathedral and Marktplatz in Duesseldorf. To learn more about the local historic sights, don't miss Benrath Palace in Duesseldorf and Castle Mickeln. Admire some of the holy places such as the Great St. Martin Church. Relax in the calm atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the religious history of the area.
Take a break from sightseeing and work on your swing at Golfclub Leverkusen.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on groceries or just window shop at nearby fashion hotspots such as Alter Markt.
If you and your family are here in winter, enjoy Bedburg’s most popular ski runs at Jever Skihalle in Neuss.
Come see local sporting heroes, the Borussia Mönchengladbach, do battle in the nearby Borussia Park, Moenchengladbach. On game days follow the river of black, white and green, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs for a post-game drink.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the amenities at the Mercure Hotel Severinshof Koeln City, the art'otel cologne, by Park Plaza, and the Hilton Cologne.