The NY Times featured Dusseldorf a few years ago - 36 Hours in Düsseldorf, Germany. Would even love one that has breakfast included. It's a 3 star and very nice. Unfortunately, they do not get much attention in the guide books. Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | In this one-hour special, it's party time in Europe. Explore the Hague! Get inspired with Rick Steves’ recommended places to go and things to do, with tips, photos, videos, and travel information on the Hague. That hotel looks great, my husband loved the pictures of the breakfast! I see from your other post that you wanted to know about elevators at hotels. No A/C if you need that, I don't. I liked Dusseldorf, and it has a huge airport, with good connections. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over 30,000 travelers to Europe annually. What is the area around the HBF like? Depending on the length of your trip, and taking geographic proximity into account, here are my recommended priorities: 3 days: Munich, Bavarian Alps Our ultimate destination is the Rhine region around Bacharach. Historic Green Vault Fairy-tale Baroque halls holding a trove of sparkling gems and curiosities collected by the rulers of Saxony. Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | In Paris, amidst all of its grandeur, the little joys of life are still embraced. I paid for my pork knuckle, but could not pay for my beer and Killepisch shots! one-day festival along the river, with sausage, beer, wine, pastry, seafood, and similar stands, right along the riverside. Our first trip to Germany was to Munich and the hotel we stayed in was one my boss and another coworker actually stayed in and liked. Neither of them like to spend a lot of money and since my FIL usually pays for the trips I have to be very careful with the budget he gives me. $26.99 Rick Steves Germany 2019 155 #3 price $ 7. Both the U-Bahn and S-Bahn run out of the Hbf, such as to Krefeld, Rattigen, Wesel, Kaiserswerth, Neuss. It's a gut renovation of an old mansion. 06. Would even love one that has breakfast included. If we do this trip it will be the first part of April so no AC will be needed. Favorite? Rick Steves Germany 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide) Part of: Rick Steves Travel Guide (20 Books) | by Rick Steves | Sep 10, 2019. Keep in mind that Hotel Bismarck is not the only hotel in Germany. NRW state has a real good tourist website which gives a good overview of the NRW regions around. No need to get any bus pass for Düsseldorf. Both Cologne and Duesseldorf have plenty to do and see to keep one busy. 4.7 out of 5 stars 163. To help you get started, I've listed my top picks for where to go in Germany, and my plan for your best three-week trip. Travel: Europe: Germany: Dusseldorf Books - Save now on titles like Rick Steves Germany 2020 (Rick Steves Travel Guide), Dusseldorf (Germany) - Wink Travel Guide, and other Travel: Europe: Germany: Dusseldorf Books. But if you can find a way to get there, even a tour bus, Monschau is special among the dozens of Fachwerke towns. At one time, the 1980s and 1990s, (don't know about now), Düsseldorf had per capita the most millionaires. I enjoyed it. Thanks for the other tips, I'll check them out. Note that Duesseldorf is often noted for its beerhall and late-drinking culture, especially in the picturesque old town. So much to see, so little time. Edit: Because I was on the top floor, I noticed that only one of two elevators went all the way to the top. From the hotel is ca 20-25 mins walk to the Altstadt. ... Dusseldorf Travel Guide (Quick Trips Series): Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun. Düsseldorf airport has a direct flight to Calif too...LAX. It's traditional for the hosts to seat you at an already occupied table with up to nine or ten seats. Tag Archives: Rick Steves Dusseldorf Christmas Markets. Rick Steves' Europe Travel Guide | The homeland of the proud and resilient Basque people is split between France and Spain. We are looking at Dusseldorf as being our home base as they have direct flights to/from Atlanta and actually are currently cheaper on Delta than the other German cities. The optional breakfast was expensive, but was palatial and included chilled Sekt! Tim - yes budget is a major factor. The city of Düsseldorf, Germany lies in the German state of NRW (Nordrhein-Westfalen). Cologne ("Köln" in German) is an urban Jacuzzi that keeps the Rhine churning. On comparing the area of Munich Hbf and Düsseldorf Hbf...I would say Munich is grittier. You already discovered the official tourist website of German National Touris Board ``! 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