Tourist attractions

  Distance from camping site:
Car: 13,5 km (17 min.)
Bike: 12,1 km (47 min.) 

Signal Iduna ParkBorusseum

Strobelallee 50,
44139 Dortmund

The Signal Iduna Park is with 80.667 stands in Bundesliga configuration the largest football stadium of Germany. The "Borusseum" shows the varied club
history of BVB 09.

Special attraction: Guided stadium tour

 DASA Working World Exhibition

Friedrich-Henkel-Weg 1-25

44149 Dortmund

The DASA Working World Exhibition in Dortmund presents on 13.000 qm exhibition area working worlds from yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Special attractions:
Truck-Simulator, das "DASA-Drom" fun ride, flying visit on a digger


 Distance from camping site:
Car: 18 km (21 min.)
Bike: 14,3 km (59 min.) 

 Distance from camping site:
Car: 14,5 km (20 min.)
Bike: 13,6 km (52 min.)

Center for Art and Creativity
44137 Dortmund

Art of 20. und 21. century, research, education and media art convert the popular landmark of the town, the "Dortmunder U", since May 2010 in an unique center of innovation.

Special attractions:
Adolf Winkelmanns "Flying Pictures" at the front facade, Museum am Ostwall, varios special exhibitions, viewing platform

An der Buschmühle 3

44139 Dortmund

The former area National Garden Show (1959) nowadays is a nature park with the size of 70 ha.

Special attractions:

 German Rosarium, playground "Robinson",
light railway


 Distance from camping site:
Car: 12,5 km (15 min.)
Bike: 11,5 km (51 min.)

   Distance from the camping site:
Car: 23,5 km (25 min.)
Bike: 23 km (1 h ,27 min.)

Zeche Zollern 2/4
Grubenweg 5
44388 Dortmund

The historical coal mine industrial complex today is a museum of social and cultural history of Ruhr mining history.
"Apprentice Franz" gives children an understanding of the museum.
Special attraction: playground "childrens cellar"


Strobelallee 45,
44139 Dortmund

The Westfalenhallen are an entertainment, exhibition and conference centre in Dortmund.

Special attractions:
 Creativa, Motorräder, Intermodellbau, Dortmunder Herbst, Night Of The Proms and much more


 Distance from camping site:
Car: 13 km (22 min.)
Bike: 12 km (47 min.) 

 Distance from camping site:
Car: 19 km (23 min.)

Bike: 15 km (59 min.)

Westfälisches Freilichtmuseum
58091 Hagen

Spread on 42 ha of land nearly 60 historical craft workshops are rebuilded. The trained stuff shows numerous workshops in operation and explains technical contexts.

Special attraction: romantic Christmas fair

 Zeche Zollverein

Gelsenkirchener Straße 181

45309 Essen

World heritage "Zollverein" – once the "most beautiful coal mine of the world" – is nowadays regarded as the most known industrial monument and center of creative business in the Ruhr area.

In the redesigned Boiler House the "Design Zentrum NRW" is hosted, and the former coal washing is used for the "Ruhr Museum" (complete natural an cultural history of the Ruhr area).

 Distance from camping site:
Car: 52 km (57 min.)
Bike: 46 km (2 h, 37 min.)

 Distance from camping site:
Car: 18 km (27 min.)

Bike: 19 km (1 h, 10 min.)

Bergbaurundweg Muttental
58452 Witten
(free access)

The mining footpath "Muttental" located in the Mutten Valley near Witten is a 9 km scenic circular trial south of the Ruhr. Along the path are testimonies for centuries  of Ruhr coal mining located: galleries, mine shafts, winding tower. Every relic is explained on an elaborately designed board.
Special attractions:
Entry tunnels, coal mine "Nachtigall"
(picture: Stadtmarketing Witten GmbH)

 Deutsches Bergbaumuseum Bochum

(German Mining Museum)
Am Bergbaumuseum 28

44791 Bochum

Original machines and models, which can partially can be startet and tried by the visitors, give an understanding of the world of mining. A mining experience facility shows the technical development of mining with original working machines. Visitors get a real feeling of coal and iron ore mining and working conditions underground.


 Distance from camping site:
Car: 32 km (44 min.)
Bike: 30 km (1Std.,45 min.) 

 Distance from camping site:
Car: 26,6 km (23 min.)

Starlight Express
Stadionring 24
44791 Bochum

Speedy musical on roller blades, composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

For years popular with old and young.

 Movie Park Germany

Warner Allee 1

46244 Bottrop

Disneyland in the Ruhr area.
Look forward to 40 action-packed attractions and shows. Meet your favorit stars like Batman, Bugs Bunny and many more in five different subject areas.
A new highlight in every season!

 Distance from camping site:
Car: 67,6 km (44 min.)

 Distance from camping site:
Car: 34 km (41 min.)
Bike: 32 km (1 h, 47 min.) 

Schiffshebewerk Henrichenburg
(ship lift)
Am Hebewerk 2
45731 Waltrop

The old ship lift Henrichenburg, core lock, new ship lift, equipment and colonies belong to "Schleusenpark" Waltrop.
"Käpt`n Henri" and "Schiffsjunge Jan" escort the children through the exhibition.

Special attractions: museum ship „Franz-Christian“, spacious grounds

Wuppertaler Schwebebahn 

overhead railway, various stops
The overhead railway was opened 1th March 1901 and is part of local public transport in Wuppertal. The railway is a landmark of the town and is since 1997 listed as an historic monument.
Special attractions: red "Kaiserwagen"

Rock piles in the Ruhr area
Rock piles are the visible heritage of mining above ground. They were created by embankment of overburden, slag, debris and construction rubble.

Their reconstruction made room for new use with leisure and recreational value.

There are more than 20 walkable rock piles in the Ruhr area.

From 2015 on: New tours from rock pile to rock pile - "Halden Hügel Hopping"