Herdecke is close to a diverse collection of Dortmund’s more popular attractions. Two sights that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Dechen Cave and Cave Museum and the iconic Wuppertal Dance Theater. If time permits, be sure to also visit the Friedrich Engels House and Botanischer Garten.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Herdecke. Explore, learn and be thoroughly entertained in the various museums including Folkwang Museum in Essen, Villa Hugel and Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden in Wuppertal.
If you are travelling with kids, take them to the family attractions nearby. Take the family to a visit to Wuppertal Zoo in Wuppertal, and get a glimpse of some interesting creatures.
Spend an afternoon watching the Borussia Dortmund take on the competition by booking tickets for a home game at the nearby Signal Iduna Park. The stadium also offers tours when there is no game on, giving visitors a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and about local sporting heroes past and present.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Novum Business Hotel Unique Dortmund Hauptbahnhof, the Park Inn by Radisson Bochum, or the Moevenpick Hotel Essen.