The Best Trails in Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany)

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Photo of Nideggen-Engelsblick-Burgberg-Nideggen 24 km Photo of Reichenstein-Botrange-Reichenstein 29 km Photo of Imgenbroich-Vennbahn-45A-Einruhr-Imgenbroich 122 km
  • near Nideggen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    15.05mi
    Elevation +
    2566f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Nideggen-Engelsblick-Burgberg-Nideggen 24 km Photo of Nideggen-Engelsblick-Burgberg-Nideggen 24 km Photo of Nideggen-Engelsblick-Burgberg-Nideggen 24 km

    Excellent hike on both sides of the Rur valley between Nideggen, Bergstein, and Obermaubach. You will have great views from sandstone ledges across the valley, walk below sandstone pillars and beautiful woods, hike throu...

    Vandaag deze wandeling gevolgd op een prachtig februari dag. In omgekeerde wandelrichting om zo maximaal in de zon te wa...
    pghd1963
    Really nice views. Easy to follow. Beautiful hike!
    Erobin76
    Vandaag deze route gedaan met schitterend weer. Eerste deel Was super tweede deel erg veel asfalt naar ons zin als Trail...
    Stievvv
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  • near Ruitzhof, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    18.29mi
    Elevation +
    1499f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Reichenstein-Botrange-Reichenstein 29 km Photo of Reichenstein-Botrange-Reichenstein 29 km Photo of Reichenstein-Botrange-Reichenstein 29 km

    This beautiful hike through the Hautes Fagnes/Hohes Venn nature reserve takes you from the Vennbahn station of Reichenstein to the highest point of Belgium (Botrange) and back. The hike is on trails, forest roads, and bo...

    Tjaart, wat een mooie omgeving om te wandelen. Bij mij ook goed bekend. Sfeervolle weergave van de tocht door de vele fo...
    elce2106
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  • near Imgenbroich, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    75.86mi
    Elevation +
    4190f
    TrailRank
    68| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Imgenbroich-Vennbahn-45A-Einruhr-Imgenbroich 122 km Photo of Imgenbroich-Vennbahn-45A-Einruhr-Imgenbroich 122 km Photo of Imgenbroich-Vennbahn-45A-Einruhr-Imgenbroich 122 km

    Beautiful cycle trip through the (German and Belgian) Eifel. The first half is largely on paved cycling paths on former railway tracks (Vennbahn and Vennquerbahn and Kyll Radweg) and therefore easy and with little ascent...

    J'ai fait ce parcours au départ de Sourbrodt (Belgique). Premier tiers très facile sur ancienne voie de chemin de fer am...
    Schmin
    Wat een prachtige route! Eén van de mooiste die ik in deze omgeving heb gereden. Dank je wel Tjaart!
    Hans van Tillo
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  • near Eicherscheid, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    13.15mi
    Elevation +
    1998f
    TrailRank
    68| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Eicherscheid-Grünental-Dedenborn-Eicherscheid 21 km Photo of Eicherscheid-Grünental-Dedenborn-Eicherscheid 21 km Photo of Eicherscheid-Grünental-Dedenborn-Eicherscheid 21 km

    This great trip takes you from Eicherscheid, surrounded by a beautiful landscape of Flurbuchenhecken (hornbeam hedges), down into the Rur valley. Highlights are the Belgenbacher Mühle, viewpoints at the Alsdorfer Bergman...

    schitterende uitgezeten route. gewoon perfect
    johan1980
    Dag Tjaart, Ik heb al meerdere routes van jou gelopen, maar deze is bijzonder mooi in de omgeving. Gisteren liep ik de ...
    Theunair49
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  • Sophienhöhe 16 km

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    near Hambach, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    9.94mi
    Elevation +
    955f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Sophienhöhe 16 km Photo of Sophienhöhe 16 km Photo of Sophienhöhe 16 km

    This walk takes you onto the Sophienhöhe, the largest man-made hill in the world. The hill was created by surface mining the open cast lignite (Braunkohle) mine Tagebau Hambach. The mine is still being exploited and the ...

    Mooi gebied
    Carlo Giudici
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  • near Schwingsborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    12.76mi
    Elevation +
    1696f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 4.5
    Photo of Perlenbach-Kreuz im Venn-Rur-Monschau-Perlenbach 20.6 km Photo of Perlenbach-Kreuz im Venn-Rur-Monschau-Perlenbach 20.6 km Photo of Perlenbach-Kreuz im Venn-Rur-Monschau-Perlenbach 20.6 km

    Beautiful hike in the Eifel in and around the valleys of Rur and Perlenbach, with among others the picturesque town of Monschau, the rock formation and Holy Mary cave at the ‘Kreuz im Venn’, the Reichenstein convent, the...

    Stunning trail!
    Kenny Deckers
    Really nice route, beautiful scenery, some sections quite steep
    Ynnad Nyref
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  • Rur Valley to the Steling Loop

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    near Burgau, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.84mi
    Elevation +
    1283f
    TrailRank
    66| Rating 4.56
    Photo of Rur Valley to the Steling Loop Photo of Rur Valley to the Steling Loop Photo of Rur Valley to the Steling Loop

    The Steling (or Stehling) is the highest point in the Aachen district and a desirable destination on its own. The Steling sits on the edge of the Hohe Venn (a moorland), near the village of Mützenich. It is difficult to ...

    Mooie wandeling. De bomen hadden prachtig verkleurde bladeren. Het stuk langs het water was erg mooi, net als Monschau. ...
    Gerben Soepenberg
    Excellent parcours! Je l'ai commencé à Mützenich. L’arrivée à Monschau par un petit sentier qui passe au pied d'une tour...
    kwistax
    Very nice route. It was snowing in the hills, which made the environment very beautiful.
    Eerriikk
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  • near Schwingsborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    18.76mi
    Elevation +
    2123f
    TrailRank
    65| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Perlenbach valley and wild daffodils - Narzissen 30 km Photo of Perlenbach valley and wild daffodils - Narzissen 30 km Photo of Perlenbach valley and wild daffodils - Narzissen 30 km

    This great hike through the Perlenbach and Schwalmbach valleys takes you along beautiful wild stream valleys, forests, pasture, Eifel views including the Matterhorn of the Eifel, and if you go in the first half of April,...

    In mijn Top 5...aanrader! Voor de narcissen was het nog wat te vroeg. Het is een mooie en gevarieerde wandeltocht met n...
    Bart Ploum
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  • Wurmtal 10 km

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    near Hühnernest, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.35mi
    Elevation +
    627f
    TrailRank
    63| Rating 3.33
    Photo of Wurmtal 10 km Photo of Wurmtal 10 km Photo of Wurmtal 10 km

    Pleasant hike through the beautiful valley of the Wurm river, a gem hidden between various towns north of Aachen. The edges of the valley are covered with woods and meadows cover the valley bottom around the meandering W...

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  • Einruhr-Weisses Kreuz 5.9 km

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    near Einruhr, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    3.69mi
    Elevation +
    630f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Einruhr-Weisses Kreuz 5.9 km Photo of Einruhr-Weisses Kreuz 5.9 km Photo of Einruhr-Weisses Kreuz 5.9 km

    Short and easy walk from Einruhr to the white cross (weisses Kreuz) above Dedenborn and back. You walk along the Rur valley. You start out at the bridge across the reservoir at Einruhr. Along the road are free parking s...

    Nice walk. Our startingpoint was a bit more south. Walked with a 5 year old. Total time was 2,5 hours. Great views.
    Siem Vaessen
    Very nice walk along the river and trough the woods with magnificent views.
    Simone Huygens
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  • near Berensberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.39mi
    Elevation +
    617f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Wurmtal between Paulinensäule and Grube Gouley 10 km Photo of Wurmtal between Paulinensäule and Grube Gouley 10 km Photo of Wurmtal between Paulinensäule and Grube Gouley 10 km

    Pleasant hike through the beautiful valley of the Wurm river, a gem hidden between various towns north of Aachen. The edges of the valley are covered with woods and meadows cover the valley bottom around the meandering W...

    Zeer mooie wandeling, bedankt Tjaart!
    honings
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  • near Steinfeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.46mi
    Elevation +
    735f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Fields, Forests and Meadows near Steinfeld Photo of Fields, Forests and Meadows near Steinfeld Photo of Fields, Forests and Meadows near Steinfeld

    'Feld, Wald and Wiesen' in German is synonymous to being rather average or common. This hike is indeed missing something grandious or spectacular, but it is a solid, rather short and pleasant hike through a very rural pa...

    Nice pictures and track
    DXMARIUS
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  • Apple Trees in Daffodil Country

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    near Alzen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.73mi
    Elevation +
    745f
    TrailRank
    60| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Apple Trees in Daffodil Country Photo of Apple Trees in Daffodil Country Photo of Apple Trees in Daffodil Country

    The hikes starting at the Höfener Mühle are rightly known for the access to the Daffodil fields - when in season. But the area is beautiful during all times of the year. In this case, we even found Apple and Plum trees a...

    Great nature and pictures. Thank you for share your tracking
    DXMARIUS
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  • Opladen-Wuppertal-Opladen 104 km

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    Road Bike
    near Bergisch Neukirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    64.78mi
    Elevation +
    3707f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo of Opladen-Wuppertal-Opladen 104 km Photo of Opladen-Wuppertal-Opladen 104 km Photo of Opladen-Wuppertal-Opladen 104 km

    This cycling trip through the Bergisches Land takes you on three ‘Bahntrassenradwege’ (cycling paths on former railway tracks) between Leverkusen and Wuppertal, and includes visits to the Müngstener Brücke and the city c...

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  • Hilgen-Marienheide-Hilgen 99 km

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    Road Bike
    near Hilgen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    61.43mi
    Elevation +
    3625f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo of Hilgen-Marienheide-Hilgen 99 km Photo of Hilgen-Marienheide-Hilgen 99 km Photo of Hilgen-Marienheide-Hilgen 99 km

    This beautiful cycling trip through the Bergisches Land with its rolling hills, rivers, reservoirs, and traditional Berg houses takes you on three ‘Bahntrassenradwege’ (cycling paths on former railway tracks), but also t...

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  • Gipfelweg Reichswald West

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    near Grafwegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    12.91mi
    Elevation +
    1119f
    TrailRank
    59| Rating 3.0
    Photo of Gipfelweg Reichswald West Photo of Gipfelweg Reichswald West Photo of Gipfelweg Reichswald West

    Discovering all the 12 basalt peak-stones in the western part of the Reichwald Kleve. The basaltstones are placed in 1980 by Pastor Siebers from Nütterden. Two original stones are missing. You can start the track from se...

    Goed te doen. Enkele klimmetjes.
    p lemmen
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  • Aachen-Monschau-Aachen 97 km

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    Road Bike
    near Burtscheid, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    59.92mi
    Elevation +
    2795f
    TrailRank
    59| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Aachen-Monschau-Aachen 97 km Photo of Aachen-Monschau-Aachen 97 km Photo of Aachen-Monschau-Aachen 97 km

    This cycling trip starts at Aachen Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) and takes the Vennbahn cycling path to Monschau Station for about 48 km, and then returns via Monschau center to Aachen along another route. The entire ro...

    Nice route!
    David Pla Guerrero
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  • near Uerdingen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    49.28mi
    Elevation +
    377f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo of Along the Rhein and Ruhr around Duisburg 79 km Photo of Along the Rhein and Ruhr around Duisburg 79 km Photo of Along the Rhein and Ruhr around Duisburg 79 km

    This route takes you along the Rhine river between Uerdingen and Orsoy and back, with a small excursion along the Ruhr near Duisburg. It is a nice route with beautiful river (Rhine and Ruhr) views, meadows, floodplains, ...

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  • near Linde, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.26mi
    Elevation +
    889f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo of Linde-Kurtenbach-Delling-Linde 13 km Photo of Linde-Kurtenbach-Delling-Linde 13 km Photo of Linde-Kurtenbach-Delling-Linde 13 km

    Great hike in the Bergisches Land with great views, river valleys of the Ommerbach and the Olpebach, meandering streams, forests, timber-framed houses, and quietude. Hike on quiet asphalt roads, field tracks, and smaller...

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  • near Simonshaus, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    65.95mi
    Elevation +
    2933f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo of Between Wupper and Ruhr valleys on Bahntrassen 106 km Photo of Between Wupper and Ruhr valleys on Bahntrassen 106 km Photo of Between Wupper and Ruhr valleys on Bahntrassen 106 km

    This attractive tour takes you on various Bahntrassen, former railways converted into cycling paths, between the valleys of the Wupper and the Ruhr, and also includes cycling paths on the Ruhr river. See the excellent we...

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  • Monschau-St. Vith-Monschau 102 km

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    Road Bike
    near Mützenich, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    63.38mi
    Elevation +
    3780f
    TrailRank
    59| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Monschau-St. Vith-Monschau 102 km Photo of Monschau-St. Vith-Monschau 102 km Photo of Monschau-St. Vith-Monschau 102 km

    Cycling track from Monschau on the Vennbahn (www.vennbahn.eu/en ) to St. Vith and then back on mostly quiet roads to Monschau. In 2016, the part of the Vennbahn between Waimes and St. Vith has been asphalted, and now sui...

    Prachtige fietsroute waar je kan genieten van prachtige uitzichten en natuur; hier kom je bijna geen auto’s tegen! Een a...
    Rob van Schaik
    nice track !
    vandammeh
    Nice ride, the former RR-tracks are great but it was also nice to do a bit of climbing now and then
    E.Hekman
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  • near Marienberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    17.47mi
    Elevation +
    1296f
    TrailRank
    58
    Photo of Übach Palenberg - Aachen along the Wurm valley 28 km Photo of Übach Palenberg - Aachen along the Wurm valley 28 km Photo of Übach Palenberg - Aachen along the Wurm valley 28 km

    Hike through the beautiful Worm (Dutch)/Wurm (German) valley from Übach-Palenberg station to Aachen. To get back you take the train from the Hauptbahnhof, a convenient connection about twice an hour, for about 6 € one-wa...

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  • near Kalterherberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    11.92mi
    Elevation +
    1171f
    TrailRank
    57| Rating 4.89
    Photo of The Leytour – Highlights of the Monschauer Land Photo of The Leytour – Highlights of the Monschauer Land Photo of The Leytour – Highlights of the Monschauer Land

    It would be impossible to visit all highlights of the Monschau area in a single hiking day. This tour focuses on the western part, and captures the Upper Rur valley, the Monastery Reichenstein, several Leys (outcroppings...

    Very nice trail, with some lovely landmarks to stop and admire along the way. I must compliment the author on how detail...
    duncan.jb.casey
    Super tour mit vielen interessanten Points of Interest und Aussichten
    Gams
    Great daytrip, thanks alot! Beautiful scenery, paths are good to follow.
    laurensdew
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  • near Gemünd, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    12.69mi
    Elevation +
    2070f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo of Gemünd-Vogelsang-Wolfhagen-Gemünd 20 km Photo of Gemünd-Vogelsang-Wolfhagen-Gemünd 20 km Photo of Gemünd-Vogelsang-Wolfhagen-Gemünd 20 km

    Nice hike in the Eifel with the former Nazi estate Ordensburg Vogelsang, the Urftsee and the Urft valley, woods, and wide Eifel views. You can find something to eat and drink in Gemünd and in Vogelsang. At the start is f...

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  • Bonn-Linz-Bonn 73 km

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    near Bonn Graurheindorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    45.11mi
    Elevation +
    1837f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo of Bonn-Linz-Bonn 73 km Photo of Bonn-Linz-Bonn 73 km Photo of Bonn-Linz-Bonn 73 km

    This route takes you along the Rhine River between Bonn and Linz, and makes a small detour into the Siebengebirge. It is a nice route with beautiful river views, wooded hills, castles, cityscapes, bridges and parks. Alon...

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