The neanderland CLIMB



240,53 km long
regional hiking trail
In the beginning was the Neanderthal. A short time later, the district of Mettmann was founded around the Neandertal. For several years, the district of Mettmann has been much better known under the name "neanderland"! The neanderland STEIG hiking trail leads around neanderland.

It is about 240 kilometers from the hills of the Niederbergisches Land to the shores of Father Rhine, you hike through the romantic Düsseltal, past enchanted castles, over heights, through moors, heathland and dense forests. Every kilometer on the neanderland STEIG offers new surprises and impressions of nature.

Please note: The neanderland STEIG is a natural hiking trail with narrow paths that is not barrier-free.

Good to know

safety instructions

Please stay on the paths.

The narrow paths can be slippery in places, especially in wet weather.

Be careful with embankments or cliff edges, keep your distance.


Good hiking shoes should already be.

Depending on the season and the weather, a jacket is a must along the many cool streams and in the deep forests, as well as on the often windy heights.

Author's tip

Arrival & Parking

use the arrival navigator of the app
There are a large number of well-distributed parking spaces

Public transportation

Everywhere easily accessible by bus and train.

In the individual stages you will find information on public transport accessibility from the start and destination and also how to get back to the starting point under brief information. Parking spaces are indicated there.

Selected Literature

The hiking guide published by Droste - Verlag with contributions by Manuel Andrack


Office for Culture and Tourism

Düsseldorfer Strasse 26
40822 Mettmann

0049 2104 99-0


Mettmann district


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tour dates
Start: at one of the seventeen stage locations or on one of the many access routes
Destination: at one of the seventeen stage locations or at one of the many access routes


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240,53 km





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