Stindertal discovery loop



14,23 km long
theme trail
Experience a varied hiking route with an extraordinary nature experience. At the beginning you hike through the Stinderbachtal and the Neandertal, two true hiking jewels in neanderland. In the second section of this route, the city and development history of the region is conveyed using sculptures and objects. A visit to the world-famous Neanderthal Museum makes this hike an extraordinary experience.

This tour starts in the wild and romantic Stinderbachtal from the Nösenberg car park. On this path along the stream of the same name, hikers experience pure nature. Forest paths offer fascinating views of meadows, meadows and forest. From here, the path leads hikers into the Neandertal past the historic train station and the world-famous museum.

From here, hikers reach Mettmann city center parallel to the Mettmanner Bach via the evolutionary path, which illuminates the development history of the city, the region and the valley. There are some beautiful buildings steeped in history in the upper town: the Beckershoff villa, the Lambertus church and the town history house. Numerous restaurants offer opportunities for refreshment.

Good to know

Visitor volume

Arrival & Parking

Nösenberg 2, 40822 Mettmann (opposite Road Stop Neandertal on Südring/B7, Mettmann)

Public transportation

Bus stop Käthe-Kollwitz-Ring, lines 745, SB68
Bus stop Peckhauser Str./district police authority, lines 738, 745, SB68


Office for Culture and Tourism

Düsseldorfer Strasse 26
40822 Mettmann

0049 2104 99-0



Tourist Information Art Reisen GmbH
Tourist information
The Neandertal
Historical site
Stindertal rest area and playground

our recommendation


tour dates
Start: Nösenberg car park (opposite Road Stop Neandertal on Südring/B7, Mettmann)
Destination: Nösenberg car park (opposite Road Stop Neandertal on Südring/B7, Mettmann)


03:45 p.m

14,23 km





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