What to do in Essen?
Fancy driving a sporty little number?
HotRod City Tour: Well, you can! HotRod Tours offers an unrivalled driving experience in your own one-seater, open topped sports car. Feel the wind in your face as you drive by Essen’s Baldeney lake and through the city streets. The tours start daily from April to October from the lakeside HotRod station.
New in 2017: HotRod Event Shuttle in Essen. While having fun driving the little speedsters, you can make a stopover at a location of your choice – for example TeamEscape Essen!
More information about the tours and the Event Shuttle can be found here.
Or what about a day at the beach?
Seaside Beach Baldeney:Forget travel stress and hotel costs and relax with the sand between your toes and a cocktail in your hand at Essen’s lakeside beach resort. For those needing a bit of action there are plenty of activities to choose from – beach volleyball, archery and wind surfing are just some of the activities on offer. For more info on the Ruhr area’s own mini beach paradise, click here.
Find the gastronomic highlights of Essen…
Eat-the-World-Tours: Discover the culinary insider tips of Essen with the guided Eat-the-World-Tour. Your guide will show you traditional and modern restaurants and cafés where the locals like to eat. To get to know more and to book, click here.
The most interesting coal mine…
UNESCO world heritage Zollverein Coal Mine: Be impressed by the only mine in the industrial Ruhr area to gain World Heritage status and for good reason: the Zeche Zollverein Mine is a masterpiece of industrial architecture and heritage. You can stroll around the site at your own leisure or join a guided tour. To find prices and make a reservation, click here.