Gummersbach is located in the beautiful hilly country between Cologne and Dortmund and has all the necessities of modern living. The lively downtown area has a wide selection of shops as well as beautiful squares and cafes that invite you to linger. The surrounding highland countryside offers numerous attractions and popular destinations such as the Bruch lido, the railway museum in Dieringhausen, the stalactite cave in Wiehl and the dams and reservoirs which shape the local environment. As the county seat of the Oberbergische county region, Gummersbach has excellent educational and recreational facilities. And because of easy access to the metropolitan areas of the Rhine and the Ruhr as well as its closeness to the Cologne / Bonn Airport, it is an especially attractive place to live that has all the amenities of a modern city in a location close to nature.