It is home of many companies, especially in the food industry, such as the Aldi Süd Company or the Tengelmann Group.
Mülheim an der Ruhr lies at the junction of the hill country of the Lower Bergisches Land, the western Hellweg and the plane of the middle Lower Rhine region.The central city lies on both banks of the Ruhr river, about 12 km east of where the Ruhr's mouth opens onto the Rhine.The northern foothills of the Rhenish Massif are characterised by the distinctive rock formation of the bare mountain slopes through which run coal-bearing layers which formed during the carboniferous period.Here the Ruhr cuts more than 50 meters deep into this Mittelgebirge.It is the home of two Max Planck Institutes and, since 2009, the technical college Ruhr West.
It has a station on the important railway between Dortmund and Duisburg and is served by Rhine-Ruhr S-Bahn lines S1 and S3.
Our accommodation in Mülheim an der Ruhr is located in the city’s most interesting areas, close to major tourist sights, as well as other important attractions.
Whether you’re travelling to Mülheim an der Ruhr for either business or pleasure, for a solo trip, a romantic break, a group excursion or a family holiday, budgetplaces can find you a Mülheim an der Ruhr city centre hotel, hostel, apartment or bed and breakfast.
In contrast, the broad bayou (dead arm of a river) of Styrum borough is characteristic of the features of the Lower Rhine Plain.
The town Mülheim was first mentioned in a document of the Werden Abbey in 1093.
Later it belonged to the Duchy of Berg and became a free city in 1808.