Many of Essen’s attractions can be found within easy reach of Hattingen, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Villa Hugel and the Wuppertal Dance Theater are amongst the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other great attractions you’ll find within a short distance of Hattingen are the Friedrich Engels House and Botanischer Garten.
You’ll find many unique cultural highlights in and around Hattingen. Visit some of the interesting artistic and historic collections including Folkwang Museum and Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden in Wuppertal. To experience Essen’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the gorgeous performance venues such as Colosseum Theater.
If you are travelling with kids, let them run around at the child-friendly attractions nearby. You will love the amazing animal adventures at Wuppertal Zoo in Wuppertal.
For a real taste of Hattingen, think about staying at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Holiday Inn Express Essen - City Centre, the Park Inn by Radisson Bochum, or the Moevenpick Hotel Essen.