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
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.
Arrival & Parking
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.
Office for Culture and Tourism
Düsseldorfer Strasse 26