Berlin, the national capital, is about 260 miles (418 kilometers) to the east of Metelen, while Cologne is 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the south.
North Rhine-Westphalia is much-loved by travelers from all over the world. To find out why rent a vehicle and explore the popular attractions around Metelen. Hoerstel and Velen are two more places worth checking out while you're in North Rhine-Westphalia.
When it's time to spread your wings, visit the nearest center. Essen lies 50 miles (80 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions such as Essen Cathedral, Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site and Colosseum Theater. Villa Hugel, Old Synagogue and Folkwang Museum are other good spots to visit.
Whether you're an atheist or one of the faithful, you're sure to be moved in North Rhine-Westphalia's churches and other holy sites. The most rewarding places for tourists to visit when they arrive in a new destination are the spots that offer a snapshot of the local culture. Don't miss North Rhine-Westphalia's history museums, art galleries and theaters.
Head outdoors and make the most of the local adventure options in North Rhine-Westphalia. Try your hand at hiking or give mountain biking a go. Broaden your horizons with one of the cycling tours and city walking tours. There are plenty to choose from in the North Rhine-Westphalia area.
Everything must end sometime, but be rest assured, when it's time to leave North Rhine-Westphalia, you'll have many wonderful memories to enjoy.