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Farmhouse for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 592ft²
4.8
20 reviews
Essen, Ruhr district
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$91per night
Studio for 4 people
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 753ft²
Oberhausen, Ruhr district
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$85per night
Apartment for 3 people
5.0
16 reviews
Dortmund, Ruhr district
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$82per night
Apartment for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom
0.1
1 review
Essen, Ruhr district
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$63per night
Apartment for 2 people
5.0
33 reviews
Essen, Ruhr district
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$69per night
Bed and breakfast for 2 people
2.6
1 review
Essen, Ruhr district
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$5,486per night
Chalet for 3 people, with garden
3 pers., 1 bedroom, 431ft²
3.8
6 reviews
Hünxe, Ruhr district
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$68per night
Apartment for 2 people
3.5
7 reviews
Mülheim an der Ruhr, Ruhr district
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$105per night
Apartment for 5 people
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 700ft²
Oberhausen, Ruhr district
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$59per night
Apartment for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 689ft²
4.8
6 reviews
Dortmund, Ruhr district
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$58per night
Apartment for 2 people
4.0
12 reviews
Essen, Ruhr district
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$72per night
Apartment for 4 people
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 700ft²
5.0
20 reviews
Dortmund, Ruhr district
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$94per night
Apartment for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 753ft²
4.3
73 reviews
Oberhausen, Ruhr district
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$83per night
Apartment for 2 people, with garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 592ft²
4.6
34 reviews
Bochum, Ruhr district
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$80per night
Apartment for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 667ft²
5.0
18 reviews
Gelsenkirchen, Ruhr district
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$70per night
Apartment for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 775ft²
5.0
1 review
Castrop-Rauxel, Ruhr district
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$122per night
Vacation apartment for 3 people, with balcony
5.0
1 review
Haltern am See, Ruhr district
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$54per night
Apartment for 4 people
4 pers., 484ft²
5.0
1 review
Xanten, Ruhr district
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$67per night
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Highlights in 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 330
Pet allowed 59
Balcony/Terrace 140
TV 332
Garden 93
Parking 246
Washing machine 190
Heating 262
Elevator 40

Prices and availability

Prices

May
June
July
August
September
$121
Apr 04 - Apr 11
$101 per night
Apr 11 - Apr 18
$105 per night
Apr 18 - Apr 25
$106 per night
Apr 25 - May 02
$106 per night
May 02 - May 09
$107 per night
May 09 - May 16
$108 per night
May 16 - May 23
$107 per night
May 23 - May 30
$106 per night
May 30 - Jun 06
$108 per night
Jun 06 - Jun 13
$110 per night
Jun 13 - Jun 20
$110 per night
Jun 20 - Jun 27
$112 per night
Jun 27 - Jul 04
$118 per night
Jul 04 - Jul 11
$116 per night
Jul 11 - Jul 18
$113 per night
Jul 18 - Jul 25
$119 per night
Jul 25 - Aug 01
$121 per night
Aug 01 - Aug 08
$120 per night
Aug 08 - Aug 15
$119 per night
Aug 15 - Aug 22
$116 per night
Aug 22 - Aug 29
$115 per night
Aug 29 - Sep 05
$118 per night
Sep 05 - Sep 12
$114 per night
Sep 12 - Sep 19
$108 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

May
June
July
August
September
68 %
Apr 04 - Apr 11
52 %
Apr 11 - Apr 18
54 %
Apr 18 - Apr 25
56 %
Apr 25 - May 02
52 %
May 02 - May 09
48 %
May 09 - May 16
52 %
May 16 - May 23
50 %
May 23 - May 30
46 %
May 30 - Jun 06
48 %
Jun 06 - Jun 13
56 %
Jun 13 - Jun 20
52 %
Jun 20 - Jun 27
41 %
Jun 27 - Jul 04
45 %
Jul 04 - Jul 11
61 %
Jul 11 - Jul 18
55 %
Jul 18 - Jul 25
53 %
Jul 25 - Aug 01
64 %
Aug 01 - Aug 08
63 %
Aug 08 - Aug 15
60 %
Aug 15 - Aug 22
61 %
Aug 22 - Aug 29
63 %
Aug 29 - Sep 05
66 %
Sep 05 - Sep 12
68 %
Sep 12 - Sep 19
68 %
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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