The city of Düsseldorf is situated on the River Rhine in Germany, and is an important business and finance centre. Well known for its Academy of Fine Arts and good nightlife, many thousands of people choose to take a holiday in Düsseldorf each year. There are a range of choices of accommodation which are possible, and those people looking to stay in the city might like to consider a holiday rental apartment in Düsseldorf. Offering all the comforts of home, one feature that appeals to people is the fully fitted and equipped kitchen. Having access to this means that eating out for every meal in restaurants is not needed, which can present quite a cost saving when staying for a week or more.
There are a number of activities that can be enjoyed during a holiday in Düsseldorf, and the ideal place to try them is at the leisure area known as Unterbacher Lake. Within this area, it is possible to cycle, walk and run. There are also a number of water sports such as windsurfing, sailing and swimming which can be tried, and additional facilities include a rope climbing area, playgrounds and a mini golf course. Throughout the city itself there are also cycle lanes for those that would like to go cycling, and all the leisure activities that one might expect from a modern, cosmopolitan city.
There are a wealth of attractions that can be seen during a holiday in Düsseldorf, and a tour of the city could begin in the Old Town section. Although largely destroyed during the second world war, it was rebuilt including to the historical plans. It is also a popular shopping area, and an additional claim to fame places over 260 bars within one square kilometre. Other interesting places that can be visited include St. Lambertus Basillika with its distinctive twisted tower, the city hall which dates from the 16th century, and Benrath Palace and Park with its unique architecture.
The climate that one can expect when staying at self catering accommodation in Düsseldorf will depend very much on the time of year that the area is visited. The winters are cool, and the summers warm, and rainfall measures an almost constant 70mm per month. The warmest months are to be found between May and September, when the average day time high temperatures measure between 20 and 25 degrees Celsius. The cooler winter months see average lows of zero degrees in January and February.
Most people who choose to stay in a holiday rental apartment in Düsseldorf will arrive by air. Düsseldorf has an international airport (DUS) with connections to many European cities, and travellers from the United Kingdom may be interested by British Airways flights connecting with London Heathrow (LHR). Whilst car rental is not entirely essential when staying at self catering accommodation in Düsseldorf, it is available at the airport for those that desire it.