Berlin, which is the national capital, is located 270 miles (435 kilometers) northeast of Gummersbach, while Cologne lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west.
Traveling in this popular region can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so set aside some time to take to the road and check out a few of the other fabulous natural and man-made attractions in the vicinity of Gummersbach. Pracht, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Roesrath, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast of Gummersbach are also well worth checking out.
Wuppertal is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Gummersbach. This center features a wide range of attractions, like Burgholz Arboretum, Wuppertal Dance Theater and Botanischer Garten. Wuppertal has much to offer those willing to stay for a day or two. Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal Zoo and Friedrich Engels House are just a sample of the other interesting points of interest not to miss.
If the weather isn't ideal, fear not, North Rhine-Westphalia boasts some terrific history museums, art museums and theaters, that'll keep you entertained. No matter what your faith, visitors are sure to be moved at North Rhine-Westphalia's cathedrals and other sites of spiritual significance.
Should you hear the call of the wild, do as the locals do and spend the day mountain biking or hiking. Breathe deeply and feel your worries drift away as you try out this region's gentler activities such as picnicking and cycling.
As you conclude your time in region, pack up your gear and bid Gummersbach a fond Tschüss (farewell).