Elmshorn lies on the banks of the River Krückau, a small tributary of the Elbe. The city is surrounded by picturesque countryside making it the perfect area to explore when you rent a car in Elmshorn for a vacation or business trip. The town is home to many notable companies making it a top destination for business travelers, as well as for those who enjoy outdoor activities in a spectacular setting. Enjoy a day on the lake in the center of the park in Elmshorn, or drive to the Ochsenweg, an ancient ox trail that links the area with the town of Viborg in Denmark, and which is popular with walkers and cyclists. You can even choose a van or SUV when you select a car rental in Elmshorn to be sure of plenty of room for your mountain bike or sporting equipment. Plan a road trip to Hamburg, one of the most famous cities in this part of Germany.