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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 CLIMB


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Stage 01: Haan-Gruiten - Wülfrath


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Stage 02: Wülfrath-Düssel - Velbert


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Stage 03: Velbert-Neviges - Velbert


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Stage 05: Velbert-Nierenhof - Velbert


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Stage 06: Velbert - Essen-Kettwig


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Stage 07: Essen-Kettwig - Mülheim-Selbeck


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Stage 10: Ratingen-Homberg - Erkrath


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Stage 11: Erkrath - Hilden


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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 local public transport network. No matter which stage you choose, you will always return to your starting point by bus or train. For your individual planning, we recommend the timetable information of the Deutsche Bahn and the local transport associations under www.vrr.de and www.vrsinfo.de as well as In www.bahn..

What you should definitely see

hiking app

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TYPICAL neanderland

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Circular routes in neanderland

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Travel Inspirations

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