Herzogenrath is situated about 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Cologne, a a well-known city in Germany.
When it comes to getting the most out of your holiday, keep in mind that Herzogenrath is just just the start; North Rhine-Westphalia is home to a treasure-trove of natural and man-made attractions. Merzenich and Simmerath are two more places worth visiting while you're in North Rhine-Westphalia.
About 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the east of Herzogenrath is Cologne, a regional city where you'll find Forstbotanischer Garten Koln, Cologne Fort Museum and Cologne Trade Fair Grounds. Haymarket, Rudolfplatz and Carl-Duisberg-Park are also well-worth investigating while you are here.
Venture into the past while you are visiting North Rhine-Westphalia. Discover some of the traditional villages for which the area is renowned. North Rhine-Westphalia has been blessed with a fascinating religious life; learn more about is at the area's most important churches.
Follow your passions with one of the cycling tours and city walking tours. There are plenty on offer in and around North Rhine-Westphalia. A fun way to experience the great outdoors in North Rhine-Westphalia is to sign up for a hiking or mountain biking tour.
At the end of your holiday in Herzogenrath, put the lens cap back on your camera, spend your last of your euros, and bid Tschüss (farewell) to this unique destination.