Essen, situated on the River Ruhr, is one of Germany's largest cities. Here you can visit a range of attractions old and new, historic and industrial. Pay a visit to one of the most beautiful coal mines in the world, the Zeche Zollverein, a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. By contrast be sure to visit the 14th century Essener Munster Cathedral and St. Ludgerus Basilica. You can use your rent a car to tour around the city, visit fantastic cultural institutions like the Folkwang Museum, and spend time at the Grugapark botanical garden. There is also the old town of Werden to check out or you can make a day trip from Essen to Lake Baldeney. Wherever you go in or around Essen, get there in comfort and style with Sixt. Enjoy your trip to Germany to the fullest with a reliable rent a car!