Rental Car Herne
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Are you looking for affordable car hire in Germany? Now a day’s it is very popular to rent a car, the majority choose to pick up a car at the airport. With car rental you and your family have the opportunity to take pleasant day trips in the areas surrounding and you will not be dependent on public transport. By comparing prices of car rental from several players, you can save a lot of money. If you prefer to retrieve the rental car in the city center, this is also possible.
The country offers great natural and cultural experiences. It is advisable to book your car rental well before departure, so you’re sure to get just the car that suits you, at the lowest price. In certain periods there may be high demand among rental companies, and the cheapest cars are usually taken first.
Herne short guide
Herne is located in western part of Germany – in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia – and has about 170,000 inhabitants (2008). The city lies in the northern Ruhr area, by the river Emscher – 15 km west of Dortmund.
Herne was in the mid-1800s an important mining town and became a town in 1897. The town has two town hall – both from the early 1900s. The biggest tourist attraction in Herne is Schloss Strunk from the 1500s and 1600s, where also the historical museum “Emschertalmuseum» located. In this area, there is also the city’s oldest building – a chapel from 1272.
Another attraction in Herne is the “Westfälische Museum für Archäologie” – one of the most modern archaeological museums in Europe, with an exhibition of the Westphalian 250,000 years of history, shown in chronological order.
The city also has its own Opel museum exhibition of older car models, sewing machines, bicycles and souvenirs.
Otherwise, Herne offer theaters, cinemas, parks and recreational areas. “Wanan Fritidsbad” is an attraction for the whole family – with swimming pool and play area for children.
Herne is known for its annual market “Cranz Kirmes” in the district Crange, which has existed since the 1400s. The event lasts 10 days and the market has over 4 million visitors each year.
The nearest airport is Dortmund Airport, located 33 km west of Herne.