Kalkar Town Hall
Kalkar town hall was erected of bricks in gothic style between 1438 and 1445/46. The basement initially housed drapers´hall, meat hall, and public weighbridge. The town hall was further used for town administration and as a place of jurisdiction. The magnificent town hall is a symbol oft he increasing prosperity of the city in the 15th century.Read more
St. Nicolai church
The St. Nicolai church, named after the patron saint of the hanseatic league and the traders and merchants, is without doubt the jewel oft he town of Kalkar. It counts with ist nine Gothic altars carved from oak as well as various sculptures and paintings and contemporary glass art as one of the most significant art locations in the Rhineland.Read more
Kalkar town windmill
The huge eight floor windmill with surrounding gallery was built in 1770 from the bricks of the former Hanselaer gate. It is one of the highest mills on the Lower Rhine area, completely restored in 1996 and fully functional again today. Volunteer millers take care of the technical maintenance.Read more
Grieth mansion dates back to the 14th century and was first mentioned in 1371 as the seat of the gouvernour of Grieth and Wissel. The moats that originally surrounded it have not been preserved. Today the house is run as a Bed & Breakfast „Schlosshotel Haus Grieth“.Read more
Sculpture „The stone boat“
The sculpture „The stone boat“ on a granite column in the the foreland of the Rhine was created by the artist Christoph Wilmsen-Wiegmann and erected on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of Grieth in 2000.
Grieth Hanseatic shop
The small Hanseatic shop in Grieth with a café is a volunteer-run project that aims to ensure local food supplies and serve as a social and cultural meeting point. It was opened in 2016 and is located directly on market square in Grieth.Read more
Tourist Information in the City Museum
47546 Kalkar / Germany
Phone: +49 2824 13120 and 13240
Kalkar is located on federal roads B 57 and B 67. The A 3 and A 57 motorways can be reached within 15 minutes.
Grieth is located directly on the Rhine and can be reached from the motorway A3 via the country roads L 220 and L 8.
From the A 57 motorway the route leads over the B 67, B 57 and L 18 to Grieth on the Rhine.