Gescher is situated approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) north of Cologne and 270 miles (435 kilometers) west of Berlin, Germany's capital.
North Rhine-Westphalia is much-loved by travelers from all over the world. To understand why, explore the other interesting attractions surrounding Gescher. Schermbeck, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Marienthal, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast of Gescher are also worth checking out.
Around 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the south of Gescher is Essen, an important regional city home to Essen Cathedral, Colosseum Theater and Villa Hugel. Essen has plenty to offer visitors keen to delve a little deeper. Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site, Folkwang Museum and Old Synagogue are just some of the attractions worth a visit.
North Rhine-Westphalia is a perfect place to explore for travelers with a thing for gardens, open-air exhibits and open-air museums. Every place you visit offers a special history and North Rhine-Westphalia has plenty of its own stories to tell. The traditional villages in these parts are particularly interesting.
Picnicking and cycling are just some of the many low stress activities in this region. Treat yourself to a high-altitude experience while you are here. Go paragliding; it's an experience to remember.
At the end of your adventure in Gescher, use your last euros on last-minute souvenirs and bid a fond Tschüss (farewell).