All information about the Ruhr Valley cycle path from length, condition of the path to signage and course.
240 kilometres from Winterberg to Duisburg.
The following table shows the RuhrtalRadweg stage locations with the distance from the start/end point in Winterberg.
|224||Mülheim an der Ruhr|
approx. 650 Meter (Source of the Ruhr river: 674 m NN, mouth of the Ruhr river 17 m NN). Especially on the first 35 kilometres there are some gradients, in the further course mainly flat terrain.
approx. 50 % separate cycle paths, off the beaten track
approx. 30 % forest roads and inner-local secondary roads
approx. 15 % on main roads with cycle traffic facilities
• Mainly river-accompanying cycle path, largely car-free on separately managed cycle paths and farm paths.
• Sections at risk of flooding are signposted with a flood bypass.
• The landscape changes from the densely wooded low mountain range landscape to the cultural landscape near the river in the Sauerland to the industrial heritage landscape of the Ruhr Metropolis.
• Through the villages there are attractive sightseeing and catering opportunities:
Uniform signs with place and kilometre information as well as inserts with the RuhrtalRadweg [Ruhr Valley Cycle Path] logo (arrow signpost) can only be found at intersections with other long-distance cycle paths. Between the crossroads, please follow the simple red-white signs.
You will find a hotline at each sign pole with slide-in module, where you can provide information on defective or missing signs. Please indicate the cadastral number of the signpost mast in your message. Your call helps to keep the signposting in good condition.