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Ruhr District Tours

On this Web page you find all our guided tours throughout the region or at a special location. For your convenience we already sorted our tours. If you know where to go and what to see and listen to, the categories in the "Throughout the Region"-section below may be helpful. Just choose that kind of guided tour you're looking for.

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You may also check our complete program. All our tours throughout the region - except at special locations only - are listed below (missing numbers indicate guided tours only in German). At a glance you find all important specifications like length, kind, operator of the tour, meeting-point there. For more information and a itinerary just click on the details.

All of our tours may be modified for your purpose. Just tell us what you want. We help you composing a suitable tour.


Tour Program

Tour 1  
Adventure Ruhr
Bus trip through Mülheim, Essen and Bochum with stops at the German Mining Museum, Pit Zollverein, Garden City Margarethenhöhe.
Operator MST GmbH, about 5h, meeting-point/end Mülheim Stadthalle parking lot
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Tour 2  
Town and plain by narrow gauge
Historic tram trip between Oberhausen and Hattingen, stew in a depot and walk through Hattingen Old Town included, return trip with public transport.
Operator Tour de Ruhr GmbH, about 7h, meeting-point/end Oberhausen main station
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Tour 3  
Steel and port
Combined bus and boat trip in Duisburg, inland port cruise and guided tour in the Landscape Park Duisburg-North included.
Operator Tour de Ruhr GmbH, about 5h, meeting-point/end Duisburg main station
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Tour 4  
"Colliery, booth, colony" - the Ruhr, how it once was
Nostalgic Ruhr area bus trip alongside the river Emscher with stops at the German Mining Museum Bochum, Tetrahedron Bottrop, Colony Eisenheim; optional: Stew or miner's meal.
Operator TSR, about 5h, meeting-point/end Duisburg main station
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Tour 5  
Krupp, coal and beer
Historic tram trip in Essen with stops at Pit Zollverein and the Dampfbierbrauerei (Steam beer brewery) Borbeck, brewery visit, one beer and fried sausage included.
Operator Tour de Ruhr GmbH, about 4h, meeting-point/end Essen main station
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Tour 6  
Emscher shining
Night-light bus trip alongside the river Emscher with stops at the coking plant Zollverein, Academy Mont-Cenis and hillwalk to the Tetrahedron Bottrop.
Operator MST GmbH, about 5h, meeting-point/end Mülheim Stadthalle parking lot
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Ruhr district city tours
Tour 11  
City tour Essen
Classical city tour to all important sights in Essen.
Operator TSR, about 2h, meeting-point/end Essen main station
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Tour 12  
City tour Bochum
Classical city tour to all important sights in Bochum.
Operator TSR, about 2h, meeting-point/end Bochum main station
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Tour 13  
City tour Duisburg
Classical city tour to all important sights in Duisburg.
Operator TSR, about 2h, meeting-point/end Duisburg main station
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Tour 14  
City tour Mülheim
Classical city tour to all important sights in Mülheim.
Operator TSR, about 2h, meeting-point/end Mülheim Stadthalle parking lot
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Ruhr district bike tours
Tour 21  
From miner's Riviera to culture canal
Cycling tour next to the Rhine-Herne-Canal to selected sites of change in Gelsenkirchen-Bismarck and around.
Operator TSR, about 3h, meeting-point/end main gate Zoom Erlebniswelt
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Tour 22  
Cycling between gasometer and iron works
Cycling tour between Oberhausen and Duisburg alongside the Rhine-Herne-Canal, guided tour in the Landscape Park Duisburg-North included.
Operator Tour de Ruhr GmbH, about 5h, meeting-point/end Oberhausen Haus Ripshorst
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Tour 28  
Mülheim by bike
About 30km long cycling tour through the Ruhr valley between Mülheim and Kettwig with stops at Castle Broich, Convent Saarn and Bismarck-Tower.
Operator TSR, about 4-5h, meeting-point/end Mülheim main station
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Tour 29  
Mining in Bottrop
About 5km long hiking or 17km long cycling tour through Bottrop with visit of the old Malakoff pit head and ascend to the Tetrahedron.
Operator TSR, about 4-5h, meeting-point/end Malakoff pit head Prosper II or Bottrop main station
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Ruhr district hiking tours
Tour 32  
Mülheim hiking tour
13-14 km long hiking tour through the green Mülheim with stops at Castle Broich, Convent Saarn and Bismarck-Tower.
Operator TSR, about 4-5h, meeting-point/end Mülheim tourist information

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Fort and castle tours
Tour 33  
Forts, castles and manor-houses of the Ruhr Valley between Mülheim and Hattingen
Medieval bus trip in the Ruhr Valley with stops at Haus Kemnade, Burg Blankenstein, Burg Altendorf, the ruins Neu-Isenburg and Castle Broich.
Operator TSR, about 6h, meeting-point/end Mülheim Stadthalle parking lot
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Tour 34  
Forts, castles and manor-houses of the Ruhr and the Lenne Valley between Hagen and Witten
Medieval bus trip in the Ruhr and Lenne Valley with stops at Castle Hohenlimburg, the ruins Hohensyburg, Castle Werdringen, Burg Wetter and Haus Herbede.
Operator TSR, about 6h, meeting-point/end Bochum main station
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Football tours
Tour 46  
German football champions from the coal district - lesser Ruhr Area football tour
Bus trip through Essen, Gelsenkirchen and Dortmund, guided tours of Pit Zollverein and the Schalke-Arena with attached Football Museum included.
Operator TSR, about 5h, meeting-point/end Essen main station
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Ecclesiastical art in the Ruhr district
Tour 48  
Ecclesiastical art in Essen
Trip by public transport in Essen, guided tours in the cathedral with attached treasury, St. Lucius Church, St. Ludgerus Church with attached treasury, old synagogue included.
Operator TSR, about 5,5h, meeting-point/end Essen main station
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Ruhr district tours for small groups
Tour 53  
Ruhr area tours in a VW minibus
VW minibus Ruhr area tours for small groups up to 6 persons with individual schedule.
Operator TSR, length as requested, begin/end as agreed
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Gasometer Oberhausen, Interior View
Duisburg, Inland Port Cruise
Essen, Coking Plant Zollverein
Bochum, Village Church Stiepel, Mural Painting
Essen, Dampfbierbrauerei Borbeck, Beer-Barrels