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The Neanderland

Natural paradise full of history and joie de vivre

The neanderland stretches between Niederberg and the Rhineland. Right outside the gates of the metropolises of Düsseldorf and Neuss, the green lungs of the region offer a suitable experience for every taste:

Those looking for relaxation will find peace and relaxation in the varied natural landscape. Those interested in cultural history can satisfy their thirst for adventure in the Neandertal and in the modern Neanderthal Museum. Evidence from Roman times, half-timbered towns or monuments to industrialization invite you to take further journeys through time. Extensive cycling and hiking trails, a wide range of offers for sports enthusiasts and those keen to explore make the tourist region a popular destination for day trips or short breaks. Everything close by.

A  Region

between the Rhine, Ruhr and the Bergisches Land

407 km² area

with enchanting landscapes, exciting sights, historic cities and much more

countless adventures

Hiking, biking, museums, themed tours, local cuisine and warm hospitality

The 10 Cities

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About Us

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Travel experiences and personal tips

Bloggers report

Hardly anything can capture and convey the charms of a region as directly as first-hand travel reports. Be inspired by the experiences of the bloggers. Take suggestions for excursion ideas and benefit from valuable tips for hiking with children or dogs. Where can you find worthwhile motifs for nature photography, and what should you definitely not miss on a city trip?

The travel reports are just the right thing for anyone who likes to be whetted by personal experience. Perhaps you would like to tell us about your own experiences after your visit to neanderland - we would be delighted. But now have fun browsing!

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Events in neanderland

Enjoying culture, celebrating festivals, feasting to your heart's content or cheering on sports: the numerous events in neanderland have something to offer for every taste. You should not miss that.

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Browse brochures

Neanderland at its most beautiful

Be inspired by our brochures for your visit to neanderland and use our handy travel guides and maps to plan your next tour through our beautiful region: from hiking and cycling trails, family tips and regional taste and country experiences with TYPICAL neanderland to You will find everything you need to make your visit an experience. 

Handy for at home and on the go. Order or download now.

So what will it be?

Explore hiking trails

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Riding on the saddle

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Enjoy regional

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With the family on an adventure

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