Sport and action is the order of the day at these industrial heritage sites! Whether taking on classic activities such as hiking and cycling hiking and cycling or more extreme ones like parkour or diving, the sporting experience against the industrial heritage backdrop is quite something! Lots of good ideas have been implemented on former industrial heritage sites with fantastic sporting opportunities having been developed for them and their green spaces. Whether climbing gardens or diving gasometers, parkour circuits or outdoor football, mountain biking on the spoil tips or hiking - for big and small, serious athletes and recreational dabblers, there is something for everyone!
Our recommendation: The Industrial Heritage Trail by bike
What’s special about these sporting experiences is the industrial heritage setting. In between old walls or blast furnaces, in gasometers or parks, with a view of former industrial monuments or with the view from your perspective - it is the atmosphere that will enthral you. To get to know the full range of industrial culture in the Ruhr Valley , we recommend cycling along the Industrial Heritage Trail with 700 kilometres of cycling to enjoy. You go past former industrial plants and thus cycle through the history of the Ruhr Valley.