The Culture Canal – Water. Culture. Travel.
The Culture Canal in the middle of the Ruhr metropolitan area is one of the most important transport routes in the whole of Europe. Today visitors can also experience it as a unique waterway full of international works of art and at the same time enjoy a huge variety of opportunities for leisure and recreation. The Culture Canal runs for around 70 kilometres from the Inner Harbour in Duisburg through Europe’s largest regional park, the Emscher Landscape Park, all the way to the lake at Datteln Harbour.
Fans of art and culture, families and boat lovers alike will find plenty of unforgettable things to enjoy amongst the attractive events offered throughout the year. Whether you come by bike, boat or on foot one thing’s for sure: with its industrial heritage, museums, harbours old and new and internationally important works of art there is plenty to discover in one of the most exciting landscapes in Europe.