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For those who prefer an active vacation, there are numerous sights and destinations to discover in Witten, with our Travel Guide being a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure. Enjoy browsing!
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Long distance hiking trail · Sauerland
Ruhr Heights Trail
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 236.7 km
Duration 63:00 h
Ascent 3,819 m
Descent 4,456 m

The Ruhr Heights Trail follows the course of the Ruhr from its source near Winterberg to where it flows into the Rhine in Duisburg.

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from Matthias Stiel,   Outdooractive Editors
Hiking trail · Ruhrgebiet
Drafted on June 20, 2008
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 2:50 h
Ascent 239 m
Descent 239 m

This medium-length and relaxing hike takes us through an idyllic nature reserve.

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from ALPSTEIN Tourismus GmbH,   Outdooractive Editors
Premium content Difficulty difficult
Distance 16.1 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 326 m
Descent 326 m

This highly interesting and varied tour takes you on the traces of mining and to many historic buildings.

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from Lisa Kügel,   ADAC Wanderführer
Hiking trail · Ruhrgebiet
To Blankenstein Castle
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.9 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 144 m
Descent 144 m

This varied hike takes us along the idyllic banks of the Ruhr and up to the medieval Blankenstein Castle.

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from Katrin Kranz,   ADAC Wanderführer
Bicycle Ride · Ruhrgebiet
Two Lakes Circuit in the Ruhr Valley
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 50.3 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 229 m
Descent 229 m

Two lakes and the Ruhr

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from Katrin Kranz,   Outdooractive Premium
Bicycle Ride · Ruhrgebiet
From Ruhr to Ruhr
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 58.4 km
Duration 4:35 h
Ascent 235 m
Descent 235 m

Well signposted, eventful circular tour on the „From Ruhr to Ruhr Cycle Route“. The route takes you through picturesque landscapes along a ...

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from Joern Perschbacher,   Outdooractive Premium
Mountainbiking · Ruhrgebiet
Ruhrpott-Cross from Essen to Dortmund
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 99 km
Duration 8:50 h
Ascent 1,671 m
Descent 1,673 m

This very demanding tour takes us from Essen to Dortmund. Past old industrial monuments, the route leads through forests, across meadows along the ...

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from Viktoria Specht,   Outdooractive Editors
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Radtour Ruhrtalradweg 22.-28.08.2018 by Svenja
November 30, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 28, 2022
RuhrtalRadweg by Svenja
November 30, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 28, 2022
Drafted on June 20, 2008 by Holger
November 19, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? November 19, 2022
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
Photo: Holger Janning, Community
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Destinations in Witten