Velen Vacation Packages
Velen is situated approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) north of Cologne and about 280 miles (451 kilometers) west of the national capital, Berlin.
From big-ticket tourist hotspots to lesser known nooks and crannies, the area around Velen is crisscrossed with fabulous attractions. Laer, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest, and Havixbeck is situated 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west.
Essen is around 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Velen. This center has a great selection of points of interest, such as Villa Hugel, Folkwang Museum and Old Synagogue. Essen Cathedral, Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site and Colosseum Theater are also worth investigating while you are here.
Visit North Rhine-Westphalia's art galleries, history museums and art museums. These are excellent spots to spend time, especially when the weather is less than perfect. To discover the spiritual side of Velen, be sure to make a stop at the region's cathedrals.
Head outside and make the most of the local adventure options in the area around Velen. Try your hand at hiking or give mountain biking a go. There are times when one of the most effective ways to truly dig below the veneer of a destination is by tapping into the expertise of locals. The region offers some very informative city walking tours and cycling tours.
As you finish your stay, load up your gear and wish Velen "Tschüss" (farewell).