Located in Gelsenkirchen, Veltins-Arena is a prominent attraction in an area that's popular for being walkable, remote, and business-friendly. Here, you can savor all the choices for dining, drinking beer, and sipping a cup of coffee. Choose a nearby hotel, and get to Veltins-Arena with ease. Then, venture out into the greater Gelsenkirchen area for more sightseeing.
More to see near Veltins-Arena
In addition to Veltins-Arena, there are many other activities and attractions in Gelsenkirchen. Golfing, shopping, and attending sporting events are a few popular activities in the area. The local museums will impress, as will other attractions.
Veltins-Arena, rewirpowerSTADION, and Konig Pilsener Arena are great places to catch a game or event. Don't forget to bring your golf clubs for an outing at Golf Club Schloss Horst, Golf Club Muelheim an der Ruhr, or Hosel Golfclub. Tetrahedon Bottrop, Grugapark Botanical Garden, and Bochum Botanical Garden are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. A shopping trip to Rhein-Ruhr-Zentrum Shopping Mall and CentrO might be just what you need for some retail therapy. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Duisburg Inner Harbour, Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena, and Signal Iduna Park.
Red Dot Design Museum, Ruhr Museum, and German Mining Museum feature a variety of exhibits. Sights like Grillo-Theater, Philharmonie Essen, and Colosseum Theater offer insight into the local culture. Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site, Collegiate Church, and Old Synagogue are some local landmarks.
ZOOM Erlebniswelt, Cranger Kirmes, and Alpincenter Bottrop will provide enjoyment for the whole family. Don't miss University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen Cathedral, and Railway Museum Bochum while you're here. You can also stop by Indoor Skydiving Bottrop, Aalto Theatre, and Struenkede Castle.
Getting to Veltins-Arena
Fly to the Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.) airport, 21.1 miles (33.9 km) from Gelsenkirchen, where you'll find Veltins-Arena. At 22.4 miles (36.1 km), Dortmund (DTM) is the next closest airport. If your plans include public transit, the closest metro stations are Schloss Horst U-Bahn, Buerer Strasse U-Bahn, and Fischerstrasse U-Bahn. You can take the train to Gelsenkirchen Central Station, but Gelsenkirchen-Buer Nord S-Bahn and Gelsenkirchen-Hassel S-Bahn are also in the vicinity.