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Romantic railway adventure weekend

Look forward to a romantic and varied railway adventure weekend in Hattingen an der Ruhr, the picturesque and most beautiful historic old town within the Ruhr metropolis. Let yourself be enchanted by the pearl on the Ruhr, with its historic, picturesque old town, the romantic Ruhr valley, its three castles and green hilly scenery. 

Fascinating city tour of the unique, historic town centre 

Your adventure weekend will kick off with an exciting city tour of the historic town centre where you will encounter medieval flair, defined by the Kirchplatz square with the St Georg church and a unique collection of about 150 lovingly restored half-tiimbered houses, monuments and historic buildings -  right behind the most beautiful example of timber-framed architecture: the old town hall. 

Nostalgic journey by rail bus and steam train

Then you will  go on a unique, nostalgic journey by rail bus or steam train. Immerse yourself into 150 years of industrial history, from the mine that was exploited by one person to the closedown of the Henrich mine's furnace. Admire the lovely scenery, nostalgic town centres besides old castles and mansions within the romantic Ruhr valley.. 

Tangible railway history at the railway history museum in Bochum 

Last but not least you will be offered tangible railway history at the railway museum in Bochum! It boasts over 120 railed vehicles on approx. 46000 square metres and it is the largest private railway museum within Germany. The museum comprises prominent engine construction types, remarkable train waggons for people and goods and it offers documentation regarding special areas within railway history, including the locomotive shed with turntable, watertank and coaling facilities. 

 

Our package dealse:

Railway adventure weekend „Schienenbus“ (rail bus)

(can be booked for the period between the 6th of May and the 23rd of October 2016)

  • Saturday: City tour of Hattingen's historic town centre
  • Overnight stay at a three-star hotel, breakfast included
  • Sunday: train journey with the rail bus from train station Hattingen/Ruhr – Hagen – Hattingen/Ruhr
  • Sunday: Visit to the railway museum Bochum-Dahlhausen

PRICE: € 7(per person, booked with stay in double room, surcharge single room € 20)

Railway adventure weekend „Dampfzug“ (steam train)

(can be booked for the period between April and Oktober: 3rd of April, 1st of May, 5th of June, 3rd of July, 7th of August, 4th of September, 2nd of October)

  • Saturday: City tour of Hattingen's historic town centre
  • Overnight stay at a three-star hotel, breakfast included
  • Sunday: train journey with the steam train from train station Hattingen/Ruhr – Hagen – Hattingen/Ruhr
  • Sunday: Visit to the railway museum Bochum-Dahlhausen

PRICE: € 83 (per person, booked with stay in double room, surcharge single room € 20)

Details:

  • Individual travel to Hattingen (not included)
  • Meeting point for city tour: Saturday,  3 pm, Old town hall, Untermarkt, 45525 Hattingen
  • Overnight stay at three-star hotel 
  • Departure rail bus: 9:05 am, 12:05 pm and 15:05 pm: train station Hattingen/Ruhr, Bahnhofstr. 79, 45525 Hattingen
  • Departure steam train: 8:35 am, 13:05 pm and 17:05 pm: train station Hattingen/Ruhr, Bahnhofstr. 79, 45525 Hattingen
  • Arrival trains: Railway museum Bochum, Dr.-C.-Otto-Straße 191, 44879 Bochum
  • The trains will stop at the railway museum, entrance fee is included
  • Return trip by train to train station Hattingen/Ruhr is possible
  • Transfer from the hotel to the train station is not included!

The package deals can be booked directly throug us::

Hattingen Marketing
– Tourist Information-
Haldenplatz 3
45525 Hattingen
Tel. (0049) (0)2324 95 13 95
Fax (0049) (0)2324 95 13 94
Web: www.hattingen-marketing.de
Mail: info@hattingen-marketing.de