Printable maps of Dortmund
Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Dortmund
1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Dortmund with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Dortmund area
This Dortmund map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
Dortmund - guide chapters
City tours, excursions and tickets in Dortmund and surroundings
Germany - moving around the country
Inside the city, you can also travel by bus and tram. You can buy tickets at any stop in special vending machines. At the same time, if you need to travel regularly on such mean of transport, it’s better to purchase reusable tickets. There is an opportunity to buy a ticket even for a month, which will help to save a lot. All bus and tram stops are equipped with special screens that show information about certain routes and the time before arrival. The tramway is well developed in lands of Bavaria. Some routes pass even under ground. Wealthy connoisseurs of comfort can rent a car or use their own. In doing so, it is worth to study traffic regulations in Germany attentively. It’s allowed to drive at a speed of up to 100 kmph; in towns the limit is 50 kmph. On autobahns, the speed of the car is not controlled at all.
Nature and parks of Germany
Germany has an incredibly picturesque landscape; there are 14 national and 95 natural parks. In the north of the country, you can find ice. Dense forests prevail in the central part; the Alps are located in the south. Several large rivers - the Rhine, the Danube, the Elbe - are found here. There are numerous lakes too, the largest of which is the Bodensee. The largest national park, Schleswig-Holstein Watts, is located in the north of the country, on the coast of the Wattee Sea and occupies more than 400 thousand hectares. The park is in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Almost 2/3 of lands is regularly flooded during high tides or are permanently under water. There are about 10 million different birds, 2 000 species of insects; common porpoises, gray seals and horsehead seals live in the waters off the coast of the Wattee Sea.