Where to stay near Ruhr?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 879 house rentals near Ruhr. From 680 Condos/Apartments to 669 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ruhr for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ruhr?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ruhr. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cologne: 630 vacation rentals
  • Düsseldorf: 369 vacation rentals
  • Bochum: 191 vacation rentals
  • Essen: 262 vacation rentals
  • Münster Government Region: 227 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Ruhr! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ruhr?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ruhr:

  • Cologne: 630 rentals
  • Düsseldorf: 369 rentals
  • Bochum: 191 rentals
  • Essen: 262 rentals
  • Soest: 45 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Ruhr?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Ruhr are:

  • Neuss (ZOQ): 403 home rentals
  • Remscheid (ZPN): 578 home rentals
  • Ratingen (ZPJ): 503 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Ruhr?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ruhr. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bochum Dahlhausen S-Bahn: 347 vacation homes
  • Ruhr University Bochum: 292 vacation homes
  • Indoor Skydiving Bottrop: 286 vacation homes
  • Grevenbroich Gustorf Station: 360 vacation homes
  • Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia: 464 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Ruhr listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Travel to historic Ruhr

Enjoy the area's cathedral, museums and history and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Ruhr. This romantic city allures visitors with its shopping and cafés. Museum Kunstpalast, Rheydt Castle and Abteiberg Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in Ruhr

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ruhr a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ZOOM Erlebniswelt (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Cranger Kirmes (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Golf Club Schloss Horst (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Alpincenter Bottrop (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Movie Park Germany (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Ruhr

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Ruhr is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tetrahedon Bottrop (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Stadtgarten (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Grugapark Botanical Garden (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Baldeneysee (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)