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Wanderland neanderland

An experience that is as simple as it is unique – and right around the corner: hiking in neanderland, on routes that are among the most beautiful and varied hiking trails in North Rhine-Westphalia. Look forward to rich natural landscapes and cultural diversity, dreamy towns and countless opportunities for sports, fun and adventure - and of course a lot of history.

There is something for every taste, every age and every length of stay. Whether you go on a tour alone, with friends or with the family, which stages and circular hikes you plan within the excellently developed network of paths, you will be amazed. Last but not least, the diverse, wild and romantic landscape with its rolling hills, dense forests, clear streams and lakes. Enjoy hiking with all your senses in a strong part of North Rhine-Westphalia between the Ruhr area, Düsseldorf, Wuppertal and Cologne. Easy wanderbar!

Fantastic hiking trails

The neanderland CLIMB

An overview

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Thematic circular hiking trails

Our discovery loops

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Other hiking routes

In the region

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Hiking in autumn

For every condition

Hiking routes through rich natural landscapes and dreamy towns in Neanderland. No matter whether it's a tour of the old town with a stop at a café, organic farms with pumpkin soup or a more ambitious hike along the stages of the Neanderland STEIGS. Here you will find a colorful selection of hikes that you can complete with the whole family in autumn. 

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Modern treasure hunt on the neanderland STEIG

Scavenger hunt was yesterday. Combine hiking in the great outdoors with an exciting search for hidden treasure. Of course contemporary with the smartphone and the total of 18 geocaches on the neanderland STEIG. Different levels of difficulty also make it easy to get started with the modern treasure hunt. If you don't know the exciting search with your mobile phone, try it out!

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Short trip to neanderland

Find accommodation and food

Can't get enough of neanderland? Then extend your stay a bit and just stay longer. Or plan several days for your hiking stages. There are enough places to stay. From 4-star accommodation to romantic country inns to well-kept guest rooms on a farm, everything is possible - and everything is very close to your actual hiking experience.

Would you like a little more?

hiking app

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World of experience Neanderthal

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TYPICAL neanderland

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