Welcome to The Ruhrgebiet


Rather than eschew their lowbrow heritage, the people of the Ruhrgebiet have embraced it by recasting dormant furnaces, steelworks, coking plants and other vestiges of the Industrial Age in creative ways. For travellers, the Ruhrgebiet delivers a trainload of surprises and unique sights, locations and experiences. You can see cutting-edge art in a huge converted gas tank, free-climb around a blast furnace or hear classical music in a gas power station. You can also feast your eyes on old masters, majestic churches and great architecture spanning styles from Gothic to Bauhaus and postmodern.


Top experiences in The Ruhrgebiet

Travel guides

Starting at $36.39

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The Ruhrgebiet activities

$17.80 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

German Football Museum in Dortmund Admission Ticket

Visit: German Football MuseumRelieve Germany's four World Cup triumphs at first hand thanks to the innovative 3D technology in the museum cinema, take your seat on the Bundesliga carousel and test your skills in the interactive play zone with its soccer court and dribble course.Further highlights are:- 140 years of football history in one experience zone- Impressive 3D cinema- Play zone and soccer court- Interactive children's trail- Museum puzzle hunt with guided booklet- Special offerings for groups and schools- adidas Football Store- Optional daily tours and exclusive tours (provided languages on request)Situated in the center of Dortmund immediately opposite the railway station. Eat like a world cup winner at our several catering opportunities at the restaurant, bistro or kiosk (at own expense).

$20.17 Cultural & Theme Tours

Fusstour Union Viertel

What exactly are you going to see?From the "Dortmunder U" - cultural centre, new landmark in the region and a symbol for structural change - the start and end point of our tour, we pass the former warehouse high-rise of the Dortmunder Union-Brauerei towards Westpark, popular with residents, students and families. On our way we learn a lot about the history of the neighborhood, about culture, structural change and urban redevelopment, as well as about the murals/wall paintings and the (graffiti-)art of different artists. After a short break we follow the course of the Rheinische Straße with its numerous snack bars and restaurants from all over the world and let the flair of the Unionviertel continue on us!

$77.14 Outdoor Activities

Soccer-Tour Dortmund

Discover Dortmund by Segway! Before we start, .... ... confirm a disclaimer. ... you will receive professional instruction. ... we equip you with helmet, safety vest / rainwear & audio receiver. Start/Finish: innogy-Tower, Dortmund-City Together with our experienced guide you pass the "U", cross the Westpark and reach the Sonnenstraße via the Lindemann with the Restaurant "Zur Sonne" - place of foundation of the fan and promotion department e. V. From the Southwest Cemetery - the final resting place of the founder Franz Jacobi since 2013 - it continues via Strobelallee to the stadiums and from there northwards to Borsigplatz and the Trinity Church. You will hear live stories during the tour via the audio system. Our tour guides know their town by heart andwill guide you on a safe and informative trip to places of interest andattractions. Enjoy the ride!But be careful -  it's addictive !!!

$77.14 Outdoor Activities

Industrial-Culture-Tour Dortmund

Discover Dortmund by Segway! Before we start, ... ... please confirm a disclaimer. ... receive a professional briefing. ... we will provide you with helmet, safety vest / rain gear & audio receiver. Where is it going? Start / Finish: Grubenweg 1, site Zollern colliery, Dortmund-Bövinghausen Our experienced tour guide will start with you on the grounds of the decommissioned hard coal mine Zeche Zollern. Passing the Landwehr colony and along a golf course, we head towards the renatured stockpile Schwerin, formerly the mining dump of the Graf Schwerin mine in Castrop-Rauxel. From there, our path leads us to the Bodelschwingh moated castle and then to the Westhausen colliery. After a drive through the countryside, we finally get back to our starting point. Live story (s) will be heard through the audio system during the tour. Our tour guides know their town by heart and will guide you on a safe and informative trip to places of interest and attractions.Enjoy the ride, but be careful - it's addictive !!!

$77.14 Outdoor Activities

North-Tour Dortmund

Discover Dortmund by Segway! Before we start, .... ... confirm a disclaimer. ... you will receive professional instruction. ... we equip you with helmet, safety vest / rainwear & audio receiver. Where do we go? Start/Finish: innogy-Tower Dortmund Together with our experienced guide we head north through Fredenbaumpark, past the "Olympiastützpunkt Rudern" along the Dortmund-Ems-Canal towards Deusen. A miners' settlement on the Emscher, the Deusenberg, the coking plant and Hansa colliery are further stations. From Huckarde we drive - with a beautiful view of Dortmund's city silhouette - to the Harbour, the Künstlerhaus (art-gallery), the former site of Westphalia colliery and the "U". Our tour guides know their town by heart and will guide you on a safe and informative trip to places of interest and attractions. You will hear live stories during the tour via the audio system. Enjoy the ride, but be careful - it's addictive !!! 

$53.40 Outdoor Activities

Segway PT Tour Hattingen

Discover Hattingen by Segway! Before we start, ... ... please confirm a disclaimer. ... receive a professional briefing. ... we will provide you with helmet, safety vest / rain gear & audio receiver. Where do we go? Start / Finish: Parking at the Henrichshütte, Werksstraße 31-33, 45527 Hattingen Our experienced tour guide starts with you at the Henrichshütte, anchor point of the industrial heritage route and location of the oldest preserved blast furnace in the area. Along the Ruhr we continue towards the old historic town (Middleage). We enjoy the sight of the historic core with its almost 150 half-timbered houses, the "Malerwinkel" with its leaning tower of St. George's Church and the Old Town Hall from 1576, where the Municipal Gallery is located. On our way back to the starting point we drive through the Henrichspark, which stands as a leisure and recreational park for the structural change of the region. Enjoy the ride, but be careful - it's addictive !!!