Discovering Germany:

There's so much to see and experience in Leverkusen and the surrounding area

There is a lot to discover! Located in the centre of one of the greatest metropolitan regions in the world (Rhein-Ruhr), Leverkusen is a perfect starting point for an infinite number of interesting tours of discovery. Why not visit one of the nearby cities such as Cologne, Düsseldorf or Bonn? Or take a relaxing guided boat tour along the Rhine or a trip through the scenic “Bergisches Land”?

Leverkusen itself can of course also offer you a broad range of sights that are worth seeing and experiencing. How about visiting “Schloss Morsbroich”, the “Doktorsburg”, and the “Villa Römer”, or the “BayArena” home ground of Bayer 04 Leverkusen, a soccer club in the German Bundesliga? There are many more cultural activities in terms of music, theatre, or the museums in Leverkusen …

Sightseeing in Leverkusen and the surrounding area:

  • “Japanischer Garten
    A garden oasis of calm and beauty

    The exceptional horticultural landscape of the “Japanischer Garten”, with plants and treasures from many parts of East Asia took over a century to create. The extensive area (about 15,000 m²) is open throughout the year and offers visitors a fascinating oasis of calm and beauty during each of the four seasons.

  • “Schloss Morsbroich”
    A castle surrounded by nature

    The origins of this remarkable castle with its baroque façade date back to the 12th century. After having changed hands several times, it now contains the “Städtische Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst” (Museum of Contemporary Art) with a vast collection of paintings and sculptures by international artists.

  • “Villa Römer”
    The house that relates the city's history

    This historic villa, built in 1905, located in a park and reminiscent of a castle because of its sheer size, was a prestigious home for a wealthy factory owner's family until 1923. Today, Leverkusen's historical associations and the municipal archive present diverse exhibitions on the city's history in the “Villa Römer”.

  • “BayArena”
    Home of Bayer 04 Leverkusen

    Thrilling football games, exciting matches, lots of goals and deafening cheers - Leverkusen's treasure chest of a premier league stadium has seen all this and more. A football match is not the only reason to visit the modern stadium though. You can also enjoy the impressive view of the field from the “BayArena Restaurant”!

  • “Neuland Park”
    Recreation and fun for the young and the young at heart

    This enormous and diverse park, spanning a huge area (22 hectares), contains numerous, fascinating themed gardens, no less than 12 playgrounds, a variety of restaurants and a huge miniature golf course as a particular highlight. Throughout the year, the “Neuland Park” also hosts open air events such as the Walking Day, concerts, kite festivals, midsummer night festivals, Skating-Day or even the Nordic Christmas market.

  • “Freizeibad CaLevornia”
    Fun and excitement in the water

    Pure fun! Water park CaLevornia presents not only an exciting water-based landscape and a wide range of saunas, but also numerous possibilities in the way of spa, relaxation and catering facilities. The outdoor area is available throughout spring and summer ensuring that sun and water lovers can enjoy the open-air pool, huge recreation areas, a beach area, and two volleyball and beach soccer fields in the huge park (20,000 m²) surrounding CaLevornia.

  • “Leverkusener Jazztage”
    International jazz festival

    For more than two years now, the “Leverkusener Jazztage” has attracted thousands of music fans who flock to the city in autumn. With over 20,000 visitors per season, the festival has now become one of the most important European jazz-events. International stars like Miles Davis, Lester Bowie, Herbie Hancock, Midge Ure, Oscar Peterson, and many more have entertained audiences at this international festival.

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