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Apartment for 6 people, with balcony
6 pers., 1 bedroom, 969ft²
5.0
19 reviews
Schwerte, Ruhr district
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$82per night
Apartment for 4 people, with garden
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 377ft²
3.6
16 reviews
Witten, Ruhr district
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$64per night
Apartment for 4 people, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace
Oberhausen, Ruhr district
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$108per night
Apartment for 8 people
4.1
24 reviews
Oberhausen, Ruhr district
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$105per night
Apartment for 4 people
4 pers., 484ft²
5.0
1 review
Xanten, Ruhr district
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$71per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 1,184ft²
4.4
2 reviews
Haltern am See, Ruhr district
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$128per night
Apartment for 5 people
4.2
51 reviews
Duisburg, Ruhr district
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$78per night
Apartment for 5 people, with garden
5 pers., 3 bedrooms, 377ft²
4.5
20 reviews
Essen, Ruhr district
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$61per night
Apartment for 2 people
4.1
13 reviews
Essen, Ruhr district
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$80per night
Apartment for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 753ft²
4.1
30 reviews
Oberhausen, Ruhr district
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$76per night
Apartment for 5 people
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 592ft², 2.7mi to skiing
4.2
19 reviews
Gelsenkirchen, Ruhr district
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$70per night
Apartment for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 689ft²
4.9
8 reviews
Dortmund, Ruhr district
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$59per night
Apartment for 4 people
4 pers., 1 bedroom
Dortmund, Ruhr district
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$123per night
Apartment for 4 people, with balcony
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 517ft²
4.7
10 reviews
Essen, Ruhr district
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$67per night
Apartment for 4 people, with jacuzzi and balcony/terrace as well as pool and sauna
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 646ft²
Oberhausen, Ruhr district
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$136per night
Apartment for 2 people
3.3
3 reviews
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Ruhr district
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$112per night
Apartment for 7 people
5.0
11 reviews
Essen, Ruhr district
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$118per night
Vacation house for 3 people, with garden
3 pers., 1 bedroom, 538ft², 2mi to skiing
5.0
1 review
Bottrop, Ruhr district
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$73per night
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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 326
Pet allowed 69
Balcony/Terrace 126
TV 327
Garden 102
Parking 248
Washing machine 190
Heating 285
Elevator 42

Popular Destinations in Ruhr district

Prices and availability

Prices

August
September
October
November
December
$137
Jul 04 - Jul 11
$114 per night
Jul 11 - Jul 18
$118 per night
Jul 18 - Jul 25
$119 per night
Jul 25 - Aug 01
$119 per night
Aug 01 - Aug 08
$119 per night
Aug 08 - Aug 15
$118 per night
Aug 15 - Aug 22
$114 per night
Aug 22 - Aug 29
$113 per night
Aug 29 - Sep 05
$113 per night
Sep 05 - Sep 12
$110 per night
Sep 12 - Sep 19
$108 per night
Sep 19 - Sep 26
$103 per night
Sep 26 - Oct 03
$102 per night
Oct 03 - Oct 10
$113 per night
Oct 10 - Oct 17
$119 per night
Oct 17 - Oct 24
$116 per night
Oct 24 - Oct 31
$114 per night
Oct 31 - Nov 07
$116 per night
Nov 07 - Nov 14
$113 per night
Nov 14 - Nov 21
$112 per night
Nov 21 - Nov 28
$111 per night
Nov 28 - Dec 05
$126 per night
Dec 05 - Dec 12
$137 per night
Dec 12 - Dec 19
$123 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

August
September
October
November
December
73 %
Jul 04 - Jul 11
35 %
Jul 11 - Jul 18
38 %
Jul 18 - Jul 25
41 %
Jul 25 - Aug 01
44 %
Aug 01 - Aug 08
44 %
Aug 08 - Aug 15
47 %
Aug 15 - Aug 22
48 %
Aug 22 - Aug 29
54 %
Aug 29 - Sep 05
55 %
Sep 05 - Sep 12
56 %
Sep 12 - Sep 19
56 %
Sep 19 - Sep 26
62 %
Sep 26 - Oct 03
66 %
Oct 03 - Oct 10
66 %
Oct 10 - Oct 17
66 %
Oct 17 - Oct 24
62 %
Oct 24 - Oct 31
66 %
Oct 31 - Nov 07
73 %
Nov 07 - Nov 14
73 %
Nov 14 - Nov 21
73 %
Nov 21 - Nov 28
73 %
Nov 28 - Dec 05
71 %
Dec 05 - Dec 12
69 %
Dec 12 - Dec 19
73 %
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
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