© Hans-Joachim Blißenbach, Stadt Velbert

Velbert

When landscape meets old town

The city of Velbert is known for its varied cultural and leisure activities and is considered a local recreation area for active people and those looking for relaxation. Well-connected in neanderland between Düsseldorf, Essen and Wuppertal, Velbert convinces with a large proportion of forests, meadows and stream meadows that connect the districts of Velbert-Mitte, Neviges and Langenberg.

 

© Kreis Mettmann

cultural identity

In the StadtGalerie Velbert and the car-free pedestrian zone, the numerous specialist shops with their high-quality offers invite you to stroll and the gastronomy to linger. The cultural identity of the city of Velbert also includes the newly opened in 2021 German lock and fittings museum. With the help of multimedia stations, visitors travel interactively through 4.000 years of locking and security technology history. Velbert is characterized by many other imposing buildings. The one to visit Mariendom is known worldwide for its extraordinary architecture in the Béton brut style. These are other popular destinations Hardenberg Castle moated castle from the 13th century and that Historical town house Langenberg, which is in the charming district of Langenberg with the Exhibition "Foundation Stone Boxes" can be found. 

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A paradise for short trips or day trips

The neanderland CLIMB Discovery loop "Organic Farms in the Windrath Valley"  is an ideal destination for exploring the city of Velbert on foot. A delicious refreshment with regional and seasonal products is then available in the farm cafés or farm shops on the outskirts. Stages 2-6 of the neanderland STEIG also lead past Velbert and invite hikers of all levels to explore and experience nature. Those who prefer to sit in the saddle can ride the 40 km of the Niederbergbahn Panorama Cycle Path. Numerous restaurants and hotels in Velbert offer the opportunity to stop off and stay overnight, for example this Restaurant Little SwitzerlandStuettgen's Hotel or the Best Western Park Hotel.

Historical districts and open-air action

Antiquarian bookshop with many books in older furniture in Velbert-Langenberg
© Kreis Mettmann, Martina Chardin


Visitors discover the districts Velbert-Neviges  and Velbert-Langenberg preferably through guided hikes and adventure walks. Historic half-timbered and slate houses paired with small charming old town centers, winding streets and antiquarians give the districts a romantic flair and holiday feeling. If you prefer action-packed travel, go to the Forest climbing park Velbert-Langenberg to lofty heights.

Explore Velbert

Herminghauspark playground

Velbert

© CC-BY-SA | Technische Betriebe Velbert

Historic town center: Velbert-Neviges

Velbert

© CC-BY-SA | Stadt Velbert, Hans Blossey

Miniature golf Herminghauspark

Velbert

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panoramic bath

Velbert

© CC-BY-SA | Stadtwerke Velbert Bäder GmbH

Parkbad Velbert

Velbert

© CC-BY-SA | Stadtwerke Velbert Bäder GmbH

Nice bath

Velbert

© CC-BY-SA | Stadtwerke Velbert Bäder GmbH

Mini golf course in the forest climbing park

Velbert

© CC-BY-SA | Waldkletterpark Velbert-Langenberg

forest climbing park

Velbert

© CC-BY-SA | Waldkletterpark Velbert-Langenberg

Herminghauspark

Velbert

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Eulenbach Bridge "Saubrücke"

Velbert

© Technische Betriebe Velbert, Böker

EMKA sports center in Velbert

Velbert

© KVV, Stadtarchiv Velbert, Spitzlicht Fotografie Wuppertal

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