Nature and culture from the source to the estuary
Let yourself go with the flow and get to know the Ruhr in all its facets. From the source of the Ruhr in the high Sauerland, the river is your companion on an impressive and varied tour to the mouth of the Rhine near Duisburg.
Day 1: Winterberg - Olsberg (20 km)
Your own journey to Winterberg. To get you in the mood, you will ride a short stage through the Hochsauerland with some short, steep climbs. On the way a visit to the rose village Assinghausen is worthwhile.
Day 2: Olsberg - Arnsberg (52 km)
After passing picturesque Sauerland villages you will reach Arnsberg in the afternoon. Between the castle ruins and the monastery district, the history of the Arnsberg counts, electors and Prussians comes alive.
Day 3: Arnsberg - Schwerte (56 km)
Lamps, manor houses, green meadows determine the scenery at the middle course of the Ruhr. Behind the luminous town of Neheim the Ruhrtal opens wide and quiet cycle paths lead you to the Altstadt of Schwerte. The mustard mill is famous and a visit to the unique Rohrmeisterei is worthwhile.
4 Day: Schwerte - Hattingen (47 km)
Enjoy the leisure side of the Ruhrgebiet. Passing Hengstey-, Harkort- and Kemnadersee you will reach the picturesque Hattingen with its listed Altstadt.
Day 5: Hattingen - Mülheim (47 km)
The RuhrtalRadweg leads you along the beautiful Baldeneysee to Mülheim. There you can visit the Camera Obscura or the Aquarius Wassermuseum.
Day 6: Mülheim - Duisburg (18 km)
Today the Duisburg inner harbor is on the program and for those who like also a further trip to the mouth of the Ruhr into the Rhine near Duisburg with the striking sculpture "Rhine Orange". You will now be on your own for the journey home.
Conclusion: 6 days RuhrtalRadweg and you will see - a river can not be more exciting!
- 5 × overnight stay in partner hotels of the RuhrtalRadweg, room with shower/WC
- Luggage transfer included
- Spiralo cycling map RuhrtalRadweg per room
- Detailed tour description
- Extensive brochure folder
Prices for 2023:
595,- € per person unaccompanied in double room
or 475,- € per person unaccompanied in double room without luggage transfer
Single supplement: 125,- €
- Rental bikes on request
- Offer of individual tours