A unique guide for expats, internationals & business travellers

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Welcome to Amazing Neuss, your comprehensive guide for expats. Covering the cozy Roman and Medieval town of Neuss on the Rhine and its surroundings.

The last performance at the International Dance Weeks will take place late March. Meanwhile, tare acailable for the upcoming Shakespeare Festival. Tickets sell out rapidly, especially for the better seats. The first Krammarkt of the year spills onto the streets downtown early April.

Neuss will present itself in July when the Grand Départ of this year’s Tour de France passes through the town and surrounding county. Many activities are planned to accompany the event.

Movie lovers can see some of the latest releases and art house movies down the road in English OV & OmU in other languages. Updated each and every week.


Exhibitions in Neuss

Art venues and museums in Neuss and the region regularly present selections of their fine pieces. Unable to show their extensive works as a whole due to lack of space, these opportunities and regularly staged events present well researched and comprehensive insights.

International Dance Weeks


© Eduardo Patino

Outstanding dance performances in front of highly enthusiastic audiences provide the recipe for a unique stage experience in Neuss. International companies from places in the US, the Netherlands, Germany, Brazil and New Zealand create beautiful experiences.




© Amazing Capitals / Greg

Six times throughout the year dealers of the Krammärkte gather around the Quirinus and beyond. They offer such things as herbs, curtains, pottery, clothes pegs and all manner of other wares. Visitors enjoy the intimate atmosphere, especially when the weather is appealing.


Tour de France in Neuss

Cyclist Group sprinting image for the Grand Départ, Tour de France 2017
© Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf / Frank Bodenmüller

The regional Grand Départ of the Tour de France 2017 cycling race is a major event in Neuss with cyclists passing through town on Day 2. Day 1 will be staged in Düsseldorf while day 2 will again start in the state capital, circle out east and back to then loop out north and west through Neuss and on to Liège, Belgium.


Shakespeare Festival Neuss


Guys on bikes on stage of Shakespeare Festival
© Callum Cheatle

The 2017 season offers expats many performances in English. Bristol's Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory bring Othello to the Globe, The Watermill Theatre from Newbury stage two productions with Twelfth Night and Romeo & Juliet while Mountview Productions of London perform Ben Jonson's The Alchemist in Neuss.


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Style Coach

Thekla Tillmann likes to bring out a person’s best. To achieve this goal, she offers a variety of services including event dressing, personal wardrobe checks and store checks. Together with her cooperating partners she advises in all aspects to create that individual perfect look.

THINK Global School

Students of THINK Global School with elephant
© Think Global School

Living and learning in four countries a year, a THINK Global School education combines an academically rigorous project-based learning curriculum, a competitive 1:5 faculty/student ratio, student-driven and technology-forward teaching philosophies and integrated service learning to create a 360º educational experience.


ISR International School on the Rhine

Students at the ISR in Neuss

ISR - International School on the Rhine in Neuss is an accredited, private and international all-day school starting at Kindergarten. Many choose ISR because the academic program prepares students for the world-wide renowned International Baccalaureate, simply known as IB.


Registration in Neuss

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Those moving to Neuss will find that in Germany everyone taking up residency needs to register. In general, anyone who plans to remain here for more than three months will need to visit the local authorities, ideally within the first week after arrival. The process in Neuss is thankfully straightforward.


Utilities in Neuss

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Local utilities corporations offer complete services, while a few national giants and lower priced competitors are also available to purchase power from. In Neuss, the local semi-public company belongs in part to Stadtwerke Neuss, which is owned by Stadt Neuss.


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Economic Development Neuss

The Office of Economic Development is the perfect agency to assist foreign companies and small businesses to fulfil their investment plans. Whether new to Germany from overseas or relocating, full support is on offer to set up business in this dynamic location. Support is offered through an experienced team of advisers.

City Topics

© Pressaamt Neuss

Neuss makes the claim of being a vibrant urban environment yet small enough not to get lost. True. While activities focus on a main axis from the central railway station to the old Roman gateway, the town radiates out into green and peaceful residential areas and the harbour.


Sleeping Over

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A fair selection of hotels is available in and around Neuss. From business and four stars to small and cosy guesthouses, a room can be found to suit most needs. The neighbouring city of Düsseldorf offers a selection of five star hotels in various districts.


Economic Development Düsseldorf

View of water and buildings of the harbour in Düsseldorf
© Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf

With a combination of pro-business policies, low costs and a skilled workforce, Düsseldorf is the perfect location for investors. The Office of Economic Development offer "plug and play" services while expats form an integral part of a population that has grown by 22,000 over the past few years.



Button for changing pedestrian lights to cross road
© Amazing Capitals / DeiaGreg

Crossing a street in Germany to this day still reveals a discipline that is seldom experienced elsewhere. When the red light is showing at a pedestrian crossing, people mostly wait for a green one. Often for excruciatingly long periods on completely empty streets.


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