It is always worth to visit Duisburg – it is a city of superlatives in the midst of the Ruhr Metropolis. Today more than ever. The former stronghold for steelworks has become an important venue for German history and multicultural, sporty and creative hot spot. Whatever you plan to do or to see: You will find all in Duisburg. The city has more green space and water oasis than virtually any other and historic and contemporary attractions as well as events of world-class importance. Here some addresses with useful Duisburg information for culture lovers or sport fans from us. For more information also visit the Duisburg Tourist Office website.
A visit to Landschaftspark is simply a must - once a steelworks, today a palace of culture with stunning light shows and engine halls converted to open-air stages or adventure sports grounds.
The Innenhafen [inner harbour] with a size of 89 hectares is an impressive testament for the economic restructuring in the Ruhr area. Today the former world largest inner harbour of the world has transformed into a nightlife district with maritime feel.
The Küppersmühle was served as a flour mill well into the 1970s. Since 1999 here relates all about art. The Küppersmühle museum is a forum for modern and contemporary art in all its diversity, located in a vital cultural context of the inner harbour.
Duisburg Stadtwerke summer cinema
Besides sightseeing, zoo or museum visits Duisburg offers a long list with festivals and events. Duisburg Stadtwerke summer cinema is the annual top event. An open-air cinema is based even today in one of the former steel production halls in July and August and blockbusters and cult films can be watched. In addition the Duisburg events calendar gives further tips.
500 events and 50 venues: Extraschicht - the annual night of industrial culture is a unique event in June. Former coal mines and steel mills turn into stage for street art, music and theatre performances, poetry slam and spectacular light and pyro shows.
Ruhr Top Card
The Ruhr top card is designed to meet your individual plans. Enjoy free entrance to attractions in Duisburg and the whole Metropolis Ruhr as zoos, Museums, industrial culture highlights, passenger ships and much more. The Ruhr top card is your explorer card.
Running around the Regattabahn
Distance: 4 km
The Regattabahn running path is a popular running gem in all of Duisburg in Sportpark ... More
Swimming in Wedau
Distance: 3 km
The Wedau water world in the Duisburg sports park is a heaven for water sports ... More
Tennis at Raffelberg club
Distance: 3 km
Club Raffelberg is one of the most professional tennis courts and has been based at ... More
Golfing in the south of Duisburg
Distance: 8 km
Nice golf course in the middle of nature. The two beautiful flat nine-hole golf ... More
Biking on the Hafenstadt cycle trail
Distance: 700 m
Water, bridges and industrial monuments, green spots in between: There is hardly any ... More
Climbing in a natural high ropes course
Distance: 4 km
Climbing in the treetops of a forest? Yes, it is possible right here in Duisburg. The ... More
Celebrating in the inner harbour
Distance: 2 km
If you are visiting Duisburg, you should necessarily visit the Faktorei restaurant. ... More
Running around the RegattabahnDistance: 4 km
The Regattabahn running path is a popular running gem in all of Duisburg in Sportpark Wedau. Take advantage of the 5 km running path around the water, it’s well-lighted and perfect for running at any time.
Swimming in WedauDistance: 3 km
The Wedau water world in the Duisburg sports park is a heaven for water sports enthusiasts. Highlights at the Wedau bathing beach are the water playground and the water skiing facility. Who still had enough energy could do wakeboarding or play volleyball.
Tennis at Raffelberg clubDistance: 3 km
Club Raffelberg is one of the most professional tennis courts and has been based at Duisburg sports park since 1996. Whether inside or outdoors, the excellent tennis courts make playing tennis at Raffelberg tennis club pleasure.
Golfing in the south of DuisburgDistance: 8 km
Nice golf course in the middle of nature. The two beautiful flat nine-hole golf courses and the driving range are both for professionals and beginners well suited! Ideal for quick tee off without stress or constraints.
Biking on the Hafenstadt cycle trailDistance: 700 m
Water, bridges and industrial monuments, green spots in between: There is hardly any better means of transportation than one of our city bikes with speed gear on the 25-km harbour city cycle trail to experience all multifarious facets of Duisburg. Feel like a longer trip? The 230 km Ruhr valley cycle route starts close to us. We offer: Bike rental all year round for 5.00 Euro per day and bike.
Climbing in a natural high ropes courseDistance: 4 km
Climbing in the treetops of a forest? Yes, it is possible right here in Duisburg. The tree2tree natural high ropes course in Wedau sports and leisure park offers challenging climbing routes over land and water with difficulty levels. The routes are suitable for beginners and experts with strong nerves.
Celebrating in the inner harbourDistance: 2 km
If you are visiting Duisburg, you should necessarily visit the Faktorei restaurant. Located overlooking a part of the inner harbour, this innovative restaurant keeps its decor maritime and charming and menu fresh and local, focuses heavily on steak and burger specialties. Just 20 minutes' walk or 7 minutes' drive from the hotel.