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"Why should someone do a vacation in Bensberg? Can you possibly tell me 2-3 popular travel tips for Bensberg, which everyone visiting Bensberg should see? Also let me know 2-3 special insider travel tips for Bensberg that a typical tourist may not know about, but that you can highly recommend. Thanks!" (posted 09/03/2014)

Nice that you are interested in Bensberg! Bensberg initially has a wonderful location for a fast connection to Cologne (by car, tram and bus) and because of its great location on the Bergisch land with numerous hiking trails and sights and museums in the area mining, early industrialization (paper mills, birthplace of Engels. ..) and agriculture. The largest contiguous forest in North Rhine Westphalia, the nature reserve forest king is found directly at Bensberg (hiking, biking, jogging, relaxing). The internationally acclaimed and popular wellness oasis Mediterana with many different saunas located in Bensberg. Sights include the Schloss Bensberg, in which a first class hotel is housed with a first class restoration operation in the first place. Furthermore, the location on the border of Bergisch Gladbach Castle Lerbach. In Bensberg such. B. is a very nice Mining Museum with its own mountain Bausch and eight lugs transitions, but in which other things are shown, a nostalgic classroom. Nearby is the featured very beautiful Altenberg Cathedral with changing art exhibitions. And adjacent to a fairy tale forest for small children. In Bensberg directly there are small children in the Tummel jungle can let off steam. It is worth mentioning: - Rhineland Industrial Museum in angels churches - Bergisch open air museum Lindlar - Paper Mill Old Dombach - pit Cox (former ore mining) Further, Bensberg, a 3D cinema, many beautiful restaurants, a small pedestrian zone with shops, pub, pubs, a recommended bistro, billiards casino ... there for Christmas a small Christmas market in the pedestrian zone and the noteworthy Christmas market at Schloss Bensberg. At Carnival we have on Saturday its own carnival and the carnival clubs Bensberger also numerous events during the year and are represented with beer stalls, dances and music events at the town festivals. City festivals: 06 - 7:09. Kaulefest Bensberg 04 - 05:10. Autumn Festival Bensberg 12th - 14:12. Weihnachtsmarkt Schloss Bensberg Spring Festival Stadtteilfest Bergische Bautage in Bergisch Gladbach Oldtimerrallye Schloss Bensberg Oldtimerrallye Bensberg (the original) I hope that's enough for a first impression and would be glad if the requesting interested parties can decide to visit in Bensberg. Best regards Joachim Wischert
Answer provided by Joachim Wischert on 09/03/2014
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There is to go no reason in Bensberg, unless you want to eat in a star restaurant (in Bensberg is according to the Michelin Guide and other restaurant guides one of the 10 best restaurants in Germany: the "Vendôme" in Bensberg Castle (Koch Joachim Wissler). Moreover, there is the baroque hunting lodge. hiking opportunities in the area. Bensberg adjacent to Cologne and one of Bergisch-Gladbach, known for paper production (Zanders paper) The Villa Zanders houses an art museum. something outside there is the " Dombach ", an old paper mill, now a museum, can experience in the manufacture of paper. In the wider community there is an industrial monument (also Museum) and a Landwirschaftliches open air museum Lindlar and as I said, the beautiful Bergische Land with its charming walks. If one can think of nothing more to drive to Cologne.
Answer provided by Peter Schauerte-Lüke on 09/06/2014
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Bensberg is surrounding by the metropolitan cities of Köln, Overath and Rösrath.

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Bensberg was first mentioned in 1139 and received its city rights in 1947.

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Bensberg lies in the larger city of Bergisch Gladbach.

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