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 city of Neuss is appealíng for volunteers to become involved with the organisation of the second stage of Le Grand Départ 2017 of the Tour de France. A unique opportunity to volunteer for Neuss on Tour during early Summer 2017.

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.


City Trödelmarkt

The city fleamarket in Neuss takes place during May on Mother's Day and a second time on a Sunday in September. Stands can be found along the high street and around Markt. The event has a long standing tradition, offers a terrific atmosphere and potentially great buys.



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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.


Shakespeare Festival Neuss


Guys on bikes on stage of Shakespeare Festival
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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.


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.


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Utilities in Neuss

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.

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.


Volunteering in Neuss

© Stadt Neuss

The benefits of volunteering can be profound. Whether on a basis, helping at a food bank, in a charity shop or offering pr bono services. At present the city of Neuss is appealíng for volunteers to become involved with the organisation of the Neuss on Tour initiative for the Tour de France.


THINK Global School

Students of THINK Global School with elephant
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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.


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Invest in Neuss

Neuss is a unique place to benefit from the opportunities that Germany presents. The location is compact yet fulfils all the requirements of investors. Neuss is a centre of trade as well as dynamic service and manufacturing industries, Its connectivity is excellent, and it offers businesses an impressive infrastructure.

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.

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.


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