Gladbeck (German pronunciation: [ˈɡlat.bɛk]) is a city in the district of Recklinghausen in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The name 'Gladbeck' evolves from Low German, originally spoken in the area around Gladbeck. 'Glad' means smooth and 'beck' means brook. However, the brook Gladbeck flows under the ground nowadays. The districts of Gladbeck are Brauck, Butendorf, Ellinghorst, Mitte, Ost, Rentfort, Rosenhügel, Schultendorf and Zweckel. Wikipedia
If you are looking for travel information of Gladbeck in Germany, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Gladbeck is Aachen. Aachen is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Aachen Cathedral, Carolus Thermen Bad Aachen, Rathaus Aachen. Also, to reach Gladbeck, you'll have to take a flight to Aachen; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Gladbeck can generally be of 1-2 days.