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Black. Green. Gold. the Ruhr region.

Bike tours in the Ruhr region

With 5 million inhabitants and an area of around 4435 square kilometers, the Ruhr area is the largest metropolitan area in Germany and the fifth largest in Europe. It is named after the river Ruhr. With its surrounding area, it forms the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region, in which over 10 million people live. The Ruhr area grew on coal. Almost 200 years ago, the first lumps of black gold were brought to light on the slopes of the Ruhr. Within a few decades, more than 220 mines were built, by 1850 there were 300, later a total of around 3200. Today coal mining is history, the region is subject to a huge structural change. Leisure, sport and greenery are increasingly coming to the fore. An infinite number of bike paths have been built and many bike tours have been developed. We offer the beautiful bike tour along the Ruhr from the source to the mouth and a highly interesting round trip through the Ruhr region.

Ruhr Area (3)

Round trip: Get to know a region on a round trip with the same start and end location

Round trip through the Ruhr Area

You cycle directly to the industrial and cultural highlights of the Ruhr area on former railway lines and beautiful canal shore paths, on the newly created Emscher cycle path and the green Ruhr valley cycle path. The round tour leads…

duration:
8 days
tour type:
individual
level:
beginners-intermediate
price:
from 849,00 €

Ruhr Valley Cycle Path: 8 days

From the spring to the estuary in 8 days. One of the most varied and versatile rivers in Germany invites you to discover an entire region with its riverside paths. No other river combines culture and nature in such a small area. On…

duration:
8 days
tour type:
individual
level:
beginners-intermediate
price:
from 799,00 €

Ruhr Valley Cycle Path: 7 days

In 7 days from the spring to the estuary. On the 230 kilometers from the source near Winterberg to the confluence with the Rhine near Duisburg, the Ruhr connects the original landscape of the Sauerland with the exciting and eventful…

duration:
7 days
tour type:
individual
level:
beginners-intermediate
price:
from 729,00 €
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