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hiking stages

Each section is a little journey

From the hilly landscape of Niederberg to the Rhine plain - with its varied vegetation and its cultural landscape features, the 17 stages of the neanderland STEIGs an incomparable hiking experience. You can easily plan your tour using the app or our hiking map. Explore layers of rock millions of years old or historic trade routes on your day hike. Visit picturesque half-timbered towns, baroque palaces and moated castles. How about a hike in the beautiful Windrath valley or a relaxing break at the Abtskücher pond? Or follow the traces of industrial culture at original locations and in museums. With different lengths, levels of difficulty and main topics, there is something for everyone. There are also hardly any limits when it comes to overnight accommodation: from a hotel to camping in the open air - the choice is yours. The arrival and departure is comfortable and environmentally friendly by bus and train.

The neanderland RISE

Haan

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Stage 01: Haan-Gruiten - Wülfrath

Haan

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Stage 02: Wülfrath-Düssel - Velbert

Wuelfrath

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Stage 03: Velbert-Neviges - Velbert

Velbert

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Stage 05: Velbert-Nierenhof - Velbert

Velbert

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Stage 06: Velbert - Essen-Kettwig

Velbert

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Stage 07: Essen-Kettwig - Mülheim-Selbeck

Essen

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Stage 10: Ratingen-Homberg - Erkrath

Ratingen

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Stage 11: Erkrath - Hilden

Erkrath

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Stages at a glance

On the detailed pages of the individual stages you can download the GPX tracks onto your computer in order to take a closer look at the course or to find your way directly with your smartphone or navigation device. Download the neanderland STEIG app with all stage information, navigation and more directly on your smartphone.

Simply there & away

by bus & train

The neanderland STEIG is excellently connected to the public transport network. No matter which stage you choose, you always return to your starting point by bus or train. For your individual planning, we recommend the timetable information from Deutsche Bahn and the local transport associations www.vrr.de and www.vrsinfo.de and In www.bahn..

What you should definitely see

Circular routes in neanderland

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TYPICAL neanderland

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hiking app

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