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September 16 - September 17 2023

Stands and people in the streets
© Neuss Marketing

Over a weekend in late September, the Hansa festival, Hansafest, includes presentations, music, performances, craftsmanship and retail opportunities that take place in the centre of town around Markt, Freithof and Münsterplatz. Two stages are located on Münsterplatz and Markt.

The whole atmosphere reawakens the atmosphere of the Middle Ages, when Neuss belonged to the successful Hanseatic League of ports that stretched all the way from England to Russia. 

Stands can represent other Hansa ports such as Rostock, Brilon, Rheine, Salzwedel, Emmerich am Rhein, Stralsund, Wesel as well as Neuss.

The shops in the city will be open during the afternoon on Sunday from 1 pm till 6 pm.

By Vincent Green, Jan 3 2022

Neusser Marketing GmbH & Co. KG

Oberstrasse 7-9
41460 Neuss

+49 2132 908 300

Girls dancing


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