Wesel and surroundings
The Hanseatic city of Wesel lies on the Lower Rhine, in the north-western edge of the Ruhr area in North Rhine-Westphalia and is a large town in the district of Wesel, belonging to the administrative district of Düsseldorf. The city is the seat of the Wesel district and member of the modern-day Hanseatic League, the Euregio Rhine-Waal and the Association of bicycle-friendly cities and municipalities in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Experiences in natur and culture
Characterized by numerous nature reserves as well as the idyllic Altrhein-arms, Wesel offers the perfect link between nature and culture. You can experience this unique landscape with its rich flora and fauna cycling the routes along the Rheinauen banks, forests, meadows and fields.
Nature reserve "Heideweiher"
One of the oldest nature reserves of North Rhine-Westphalia, the 'Black Water', a nutrient-rich heathlands Northwest from the city centre, is located in the middle of a a dune landscape. One of many nature reserves located within the city limits is the "Bislicher island", which is a geese resting place.