Vacation Rentals in Ruhr district

Vacation Rentals in Ruhr district

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Popular Vacation Rentals in Ruhr district

Vacation apartment for 6 people in Ruhr district
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$43
per night
Vacation apartment for 6 people
6 pers.2 bedrooms689ft²250yd to city center
4.8
(5 reviews)
Vacation rental for 2 people, with terrace in Ruhr district
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$55
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with terrace
2 pers.1 bedroom1.2mi to city center
4.1
(129 reviews)
Vacation rental for 4 people, with pool and view as well as yard, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$101
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with pool and view as well as yard, kid friendly
4 pers.1 bedroom0.8mi to city center
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4.6
(59 reviews)
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Vacation rental for 4 people, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$107
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Vacation rental for 4 people, kid friendly
4 pers.2 bedrooms915ft²100yd to city center
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4.7
(65 reviews)
Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$122
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Vacation rental for 3 people, with yard, kid friendly
3 pers.3 bedrooms600yd to city center
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3.4
(6 reviews)
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard in Ruhr district
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$44
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Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard
2 pers.1 bedroom600yd to city center
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4.6
(109 reviews)
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Vacation rental for 5 people, with view and yard in Ruhr district
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$68
per night
Vacation rental for 5 people, with view and yard
5 pers.1 bedroom0.7mi to city center
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3.2
(9 reviews)
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$80
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard, kid friendly
2 pers.1 bedroom650yd to city center
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4.3
(4 reviews)
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and hot tub, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$100
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with yard and hot tub, kid friendly
2 pers.1 bedroom250yd to city center
FREE cancellation
4.1
(107 reviews)
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard and view, with pets in Ruhr district
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$158
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard and view, with pets
6 pers.1 bedroom1mi to city center
FREE cancellation
4.9
(36 reviews)
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$87
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with view and yard, kid friendly
2 pers.1 bedroom269ft²1mi to city center
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4.3
(42 reviews)
Vacation rental for 4 people, with view, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$34
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with view, kid friendly
4 pers.1 bedroom550yd to city center
4.1
(196 reviews)
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with view and yard as well as pool, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$105
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with view and yard as well as pool, kid friendly
4 pers.1 bedroom0.7mi to city center
FREE cancellation
4.1
(128 reviews)
Vacation rental for 3 people, with pool and sauna, with pets in Ruhr district
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$67
per night
Vacation rental for 3 people, with pool and sauna, with pets
3 pers.1 bedroom775ft²0.6mi to city center
5.0
(20 reviews)
Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard, with pets in Ruhr district
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$64
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Vacation rental for 4 people, with yard, with pets
4 pers.3 bedrooms250yd to city center
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4.6
(18 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Pool

Vacation rental for 6 people, with pool and yard, kid friendly in Ruhr district
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$94
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with pool and yard, kid friendly
6 pers.3 bedrooms1,184ft²150yd to city center
FREE cancellation
4.6
(67 reviews)
Vacation rental for 4 people, with pool and balcony as well as sauna and view in Ruhr district
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$131
per night
Vacation rental for 4 people, with pool and balcony as well as sauna and view
4 pers.1 bedroom650yd to city center
4.5
(29 reviews)
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool and yard as well as view in Ruhr district
from
$45
per night
Vacation rental for 2 people, with pool and yard as well as view
2 pers.1 bedroom0.8mi to city center
4.5
(17 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Internet

Vacation rental for 3 people in Ruhr district
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$34
per night
Vacation rental for 3 people
3 pers.1 bedroom0.6mi to city center
FREE cancellation
3.4
(200 reviews)
Vacation rental for 7 people in Ruhr district
from
$33
per night
Vacation rental for 7 people
7 pers.4 bedrooms850yd to city center
3.0
(3 reviews)
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard and view in Ruhr district
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$63
per night
Vacation rental for 6 people, with yard and view
6 pers.1 bedroom646ft²0.6mi to city center
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3.9
(126 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

Pool 11
Internet 441
Pets allowed 71
Balcony/Terrace 171
TV 440
Air conditioning 22

Popular Destinations in Ruhr district

Prices and availability

Prices

$126
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Availabilities

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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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