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 Scützenfest with its accompanying funfair is one of the most important events in calendar of Neuss. Fun is had by all!

Each Saturday, youngsters and their adult accompanyment can enjoy Samstags im Park. More fun and laughter!

Over in Düsseldorf, an English language play penned by an Australian in Düsseldorf will be performed in the Theatermuseum on September 1 & 2. J’n‘R by Fiona Leonard is a fast-paced comedy about what happens when life doesn’t go according to plan

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.


Funfair Neuss

The funfair in Neuss takes place every year towards the end of the summer on the grounds of the racecourse. The fair offers a fun day out for the whole family with big wheel, nostalgic rides, plenty of high, fast, spinning stuff and German sausages.

Caravan Salon Düsseldorf


© Messe Düsseldorf

The world’s largest fair for mobile vacationing offers its visitors a vast choice of brands, models and layouts as well as unrivalled accessories, technical equipment, fittings, awnings, motorhomes, campsites and travel destinations. Germany’s unique public fair for hiking and trekking takes place in parallel.


Schützenfest Neuss


© Stadt Neuss Presseamt

The Schützenfest is a huge annual event that excites young and old. Parallel to the funfair each summer, numerous corps in their stunning uniforms march proudly through the centre of town upholding a long tradtition that includes clay pidgeon shoting.


Happenings in Neuss


© Theater Töfte

Every now and then something special takes place in Neuss. Such happenings can vary from celebrations to mark an opening or anniversary to a market or a one off concert. The community is quick to pick up on such events, creating gatherings large and small.


Exhibitions in Neuss


© Stadt 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.


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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.

Driver License in Düsseldorf

© Bundesdruckerei Deutschland

When driving in Düsseldorf it is necessary to convert a driver’s license (Führerschein) issued by a foreign country to a local German version within the first six months. Following that time, the original license loses its validity and driving in the country is no longer permitted.


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.


Tali Lichtenfeld

© Tali Lichtenfeld

With a background in HR, organizational behavior and psychology as well as an expat herself, Tali Lichtenfeld specialises in coaching expatriates. Especially those going through a move to a foreign country feeling lost and others whose life, career and relationships are all changing.


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.


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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.

Society & Folk

© Amazing Capitals / Greg

Experience the hospitality offered by German society to knows just how peaceful the country is. This nation and the folk here have changed much over recent years and people are much more laid back, friendly and humerous than first meets the eye.



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Neuss benefits from an ideal location close to three airports in Cologne, Dusseldorf and Weeze. Düsseldorf can be considered most important due to its vicinity. Cologne Bonn and Weeze can offer good alternatives about one hours drive away.


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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The topic of tipping is fairly simple. It is the custom to round up prices to the nearest euro, to leave two or three euro or up to 10% if in restaurants. A tip is usually given when paying the bill but leaving it on the table before departing is known as the norm for foreigners.


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