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Popular Accommodations in Ruhr district
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$295
per night

Vacation rental for 3 people, with pool
3 pers., 1 bedroom, 1.2mi to city center

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$218
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 500yd to city center

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$53
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with view, child-friendly
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 1.9mi to city center
4.5
(348 reviews)
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$58
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with garden and view, child-friendly
2 pers., 2 bedrooms, 560ft², 0.7mi to city center
FREE cancellation
3.3
(16 reviews)

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$100
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 700yd to city center
FREE cancellation
4.1
(30 reviews)

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$66
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with garden and view
6 pers., 1 bedroom, 646ft², 0.6mi to city center
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4.0
(125 reviews)
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$85
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and balcony
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 800yd to city center
FREE cancellation
4.4
(104 reviews)

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$59
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people
2 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1mi to city center
FREE cancellation
3.3
(38 reviews)

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$329
per night

Boat for 5 people, with lake view and view as well as terrace, child-friendly
5 pers., 1 bedroom, 2.3mi to city center
3.9
(3 reviews)

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$70
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 0.6mi to city center
FREE cancellation
3.8

from
$106
per night

Vacation rental for 5 people, with pets
5 pers., 1 bedroom, 500yd to city center

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$68
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 861ft², 450yd to city center
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$94
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people, with garden and view
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 850yd to city center
FREE cancellation
4.9
(6 reviews)

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$48
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and balcony, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 0.8mi to city center
FREE cancellation
4.8
(2 reviews)

from
$93
per night

Vacation rental for 5 people, with garden and view
5 pers., 1 bedroom, 850yd to city center
FREE cancellation
4.0
(65 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Pool
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from
$39
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with garden and view as well as pool
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 600yd to city center
FREE cancellation
3.2
(94 reviews)

from
$70
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people, with sauna and pool, with pets
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 775ft², 0.6mi to city center
FREE cancellation
5.0
(20 reviews)

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$65
per night

Vacation rental for 3 people, with garden and pool, child-friendly
3 pers., 1 bedroom, 431ft², 400yd to city center
FREE cancellation
4.8
(6 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Internet
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$65
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 861ft², 70yd to city center

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$53
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 431ft², 700yd to city center
FREE cancellation

from
$106
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with lake view and garden as well as sauna and view, child-friendly
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 861ft², 1.9mi to city center
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4.8
(66 reviews)
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Highlights Ruhr district

  • Worth seeing cities
  • Natural landscape areas
  • Offers for children
  • Many bicycle paths
  • Castles and Villas
  • Numerous adventure parks and zoos

Most popular in Ruhr district

Internet 354
Pets allowed 64
Balcony/Terrace 113
TV 347
Garden 92
Parking 238

Popular Destinations in Ruhr district

Prices and availability

Prices

August
September
October
November
December
January
$129
Jul 24 - Jul 31
$114 per night
Jul 31 - Aug 07
$115 per night
Aug 07 - Aug 14
$115 per night
Aug 14 - Aug 21
$116 per night
Aug 21 - Aug 28
$116 per night
Aug 28 - Sep 04
$116 per night
Sep 04 - Sep 11
$114 per night
Sep 11 - Sep 18
$113 per night
Sep 18 - Sep 25
$115 per night
Sep 25 - Oct 02
$118 per night
Oct 02 - Oct 09
$119 per night
Oct 09 - Oct 16
$119 per night
Oct 16 - Oct 23
$124 per night
Oct 23 - Oct 30
$125 per night
Oct 30 - Nov 06
$123 per night
Nov 06 - Nov 13
$123 per night
Nov 13 - Nov 20
$124 per night
Nov 20 - Nov 27
$121 per night
Nov 27 - Dec 04
$127 per night
Dec 04 - Dec 11
$127 per night
Dec 11 - Dec 18
$122 per night
Dec 18 - Dec 25
$129 per night
Dec 25 - Jan 01
$128 per night
Jan 01 - Jan 08
$129 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

August
September
October
November
December
January
60 %
Jul 24 - Jul 31
19 %
Jul 31 - Aug 07
22 %
Aug 07 - Aug 14
26 %
Aug 14 - Aug 21
26 %
Aug 21 - Aug 28
28 %
Aug 28 - Sep 04
35 %
Sep 04 - Sep 11
39 %
Sep 11 - Sep 18
41 %
Sep 18 - Sep 25
46 %
Sep 25 - Oct 02
49 %
Oct 02 - Oct 09
53 %
Oct 09 - Oct 16
41 %
Oct 16 - Oct 23
44 %
Oct 23 - Oct 30
55 %
Oct 30 - Nov 06
56 %
Nov 06 - Nov 13
59 %
Nov 13 - Nov 20
59 %
Nov 20 - Nov 27
59 %
Nov 27 - Dec 04
59 %
Dec 04 - Dec 11
60 %
Dec 11 - Dec 18
59 %
Dec 18 - Dec 25
56 %
Dec 25 - Jan 01
50 %
Jan 01 - Jan 08
50 %
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in the Ruhr area

Experience pure culture in the cities of the region

There are several large cities in the Ruhr area that offer an extensive cultural programme of exhibitions, theatre and music. A holiday apartment in the Ruhr area, located in the middle of such a cultural metropolis, is only a few minutes' walk away from the hotspots and sights of the respective city. When searching for accommodation in the Ruhr area, you can choose exactly the right vacation rental from different sizes, categories and features.

Holidays in the natural areas of the region

The Ruhr area has several scenic features, such as the Westphalian lowland plain, the Rhenish slate mountains or the mountainous and hilly areas of Brandenburg and Brandenburg. For this reason, a vacation rental in the Ruhr area is the ideal starting point for hiking, cycling and other outdoor activities.

Vacation in the Ruhr area

Location and orientation

The Metropole Ruhr as a perfect holiday destination

Around 5.2 million people love the Ruhr area, which is why it is the largest settlement area in Germany. The holiday region in North Rhine-Westphalia is partly very densely populated, but also offers many extensive natural areas. The Lippe borders the region in the northwest, the Ruhr in the south. The largest cities in the region are Essen, Duisburg, Bochum and Dortmund. In between there are many smaller and medium-sized towns, such as Gelsenkirchen or Oberhausen.

Typical city in the Ruhr area
Typical city in the Ruhr area

Travelers and Activities

Great excursion program for families with children

You can use an apartment in the Ruhr area as your starting point to take advantage of the wide range of leisure activities, especially for families, in the near future. The Ruhr.Topcard is offered for this purpose, with which you can visit over 90 excursion destinations on the Lower Rhine, in the Sauerland and in the Ruhr area free of charge for a whole year. The Ruhr area also has a number of amusement parks, such as Movie Park Germany in Bottrop, which provides a fun day with its rides, shows and a film museum.

Relaxed cycling tours through the Ruhr area

In the Ruhr area there is a multitude of cycle paths, on which you can explore the history of the region and the landscape in a relaxed way. In Gelsenkirchen, the Erzbahnstraße with connection to the Emscher cycle path offers a level roadway for two-wheelers, which is also suitable for children. Along the route you can visit the industrial plants and settlements. The cycle path Rheinischer Esel is an old railway road that connects Witten, Dortmund and Bochum with each other.

For the Ruhr area many colloquial names, like Ruhrpott, Pott, Kohlenpott or Revier, are widespread.

Top 3 travel tips

1. Discover the holiday route to industrial culture

The Ruhr area is known for its industrial heritage route, on which you can admire a variety of industrial monuments, settlements, museums, parks and rivers. The route is also easy to discover by bike and has 25 large "anchor points". In addition, there are suggestions for routes that deal with specific topics, such as historical peculiarities or local areas.

2. Undertake a tour of castles and villas

The Ruhr area has many historic buildings worth seeing that culture lovers must have seen. These include the baroque moated Beck Castle in Bottrop, Bladenhorst Castle in Castrop-Rauxel and Hartenfels House in Duisburg. Also worth seeing is Villa Hügel, the former residence of the industrial family Krupp in Essen, which was built in neoclassical style and has a total of 269 rooms.

3. Visit adventure and adventure parks

Germany's largest freshwater and saltwater aquarium, the Sea Life Oberhausen, is located in the Ruhr area and offers young and old a varied day out. The ZOOM Adventure World in Gelsenkirchen is a child-friendly adventure zoo, which has the theme areas Africa, Asia, Alaska and a petting zoo. Other zoos worth seeing are Dortmund Zoo and Duisburg Zoo.

Bochum from above with the mining museum
Bochum from above with the mining museum

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Ruhr district

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Ruhr district?

Our data shows that Ruhr district has an average price of $123.42 per night, a relatively high one for a destination in Germany.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Ruhr district?

Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should visit Ruhr district in November, January, and September, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of $116.53, $117.52, and $118.5 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Ruhr district?

Following the data observed in 2020, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July ($140.68), June ($130.14), and August ($129.83).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Ruhr district?

You should book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Ruhr district, as only 41% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

In 2020, the months with the largest number of accommodations available of the year in Ruhr district were April, May and January, with average availabilities of 56.25%, 50%, and 48.5%, respectively.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Ruhr district?

According to data from 2020, the months with the fewest housing options available in Ruhr district are, in order, August (with 29.4% of available rentals), September (32.25%), and July (34.25%).

Are there many vacation rentals in Ruhr district?

Our inventory features around 990 vacation rentals from 20 partners, giving you plenty of choice when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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