Bike Touring Highlight
The Harkortsee is one of six reservoirs on the Ruhr. It was named after Friedrich Harkort, who founded a machine factory here.
From the castle Wetter above the water there is a great panoramic view of the lake and the surrounding Ardey Mountains. The castle is partially open to the public.
February 24, 2021
The castle Wetter at the Harkortsee at about 100 meters above sea level. NN in the city of Wetter (Ruhr) was one of the most important castles in the Ruhr Valley. Today it is in ruins and is located near the town hall of Wetter in the area of historical freedom Wetter.
November 11, 2020
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