Germany’s oldest and longest fenland colony is located in the north of Emsland, in close vicinity of East Frisia. Idyllically situated fen houses, 40 kilometers of channels with romantic bascule and swing bridges as well as anchoring museum ships give Germany’s southernmost seaport city its very own appearance. The town on the Ems offers a unique combination of urban ambience, natural experience, latest technology and living history.
historical tracks through the history of Papenburg, for example during a
visit to the interactive exhibition in the Papenburg Zeitspeicher, the
Open-Air Museum Von-Velen or the Baroque Estate Altenkamp. You can get
close to modern shipbuilding and the latest cruise liners at the
MEYER-WERFT. We have summarized
the best tips for your discovery tour as follows. Sights to see
Guided city tours in Papenburg
Discover the many varied facets to be seen when making a guided city
tour through Papenburg – our guest attendants are looking forward to
showing you our nice city.
Culture and Events
Papenburg offers all sorts of culture from A to Z in front of an
Cycling tours and holidays
Cycling in Papenburg is fun – and this is not only due to the flat and
Sport and activities
It is easy to be active in Papenburg: Water is the most prominent
element of the region and offers a wide range of recreational
Nature and landscape
Papenburg, the “Green City” on the Ems, offers pure nature ranging from
unspoilt nature to well-maintained parks and idyllic private gardens.