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Things to do


The so-called Rhenish lust for living is alive and well in Düsseldorf, is infectious and so going out is great fun. One main hub of entertainment for expats is the old town, Altstadt, offering punters the longest bar in the world. Each and every opened door welcomes visitors.

Excellent restaurants and bistros in Düsseldorf range from traditional and local to international places such as French, Italian, Belgian or Asian. An extraordinary variety of style, quality and budget is available. Eating Japanese food is a must in the city with sushi bars high on the list. Chinese, Korean and Thai can also be found in abundance.

A broad selection of unusual fast food places entice with culinary offerings to suit all tastes and speeds. Cosy cafés, pubs, breweries, great clubs and traditional beer gardens can be found too. 


Annual watersports fair

From April 17-25, boot Düsseldorf presents a safe environment where visitors can experience fascinating water sports favourites and innovations. This leading worldwide destination presents exhibitors in 17 exhibition halls to lovers of sports in, beside and on the water.​

Boat hull