Berlin, which is the national capital, is situated 250 miles (402 kilometers) east of Rinkerode, while Cologne lies 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southwest.
From perennial tourist favourites to lesser known gems, North Rhine-Westphalia is crisscrossed with sights and attractions. Nordwalde, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Welver sits 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest.
If you're staying in Rinkerode, why not head to Essen. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southwest, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Colosseum Theater, Villa Hugel and Old Synagogue. Ensure you don't return to Rinkerode until you've stopped by Essen's Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site, Essen Cathedral and Folkwang Museum.
Take the time to delve deeper into North Rhine-Westphalia by understanding its earlier chapters. An enjoyable place to begin is by visiting the area's old towns. Houses of the holy are often the perfect portals into a community's heart and soul. The churches throughout North Rhine-Westphalia are certainly no exception.
Travelers with special interests will enjoy Rinkerode's cycling tours and city walking tours. If your picture of an excellent vacation is working up a sweat in wild places, then sign up for one of the hiking and mountain biking excursions the area around Rinkerode has to offer.
At the end of your adventure in Rinkerode, spend the last of your euros on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Tschüss (farewell).