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  • near Lengerich, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.31mi
    Elevation +
    682f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofLengerich - Teutoschleife Canyon Blick Photo ofLengerich - Teutoschleife Canyon Blick Photo ofLengerich - Teutoschleife Canyon Blick

    This is an idyllic and quite a panoramic walk, the beauty of which is disrupted, however, if you do this walk with a northerly wind during the second half of the walk by the proximity of the thundering A1 from the moment...

  • near Hennef, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    9.18mi
    Elevation +
    751f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofGermany: Trail from Hennef to Siegburg (Natursteig Sieg #1) Photo ofGermany: Trail from Hennef to Siegburg (Natursteig Sieg #1) Photo ofGermany: Trail from Hennef to Siegburg (Natursteig Sieg #1)

    14,78 km of pure hiking pleasure - according to the local tourist information office. The first stage of the 'Natursteig Sieg' connecting the two cities of Siegburg and Hennef. The trail is easy to walk and leads through...

  • near Küdinghoven, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.19mi
    Elevation +
    623f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofGermany: Rheinsteig, 1. stage (partly) Photo ofGermany: Rheinsteig, 1. stage (partly) Photo ofGermany: Rheinsteig, 1. stage (partly)

    Roundtrip at the river Rhine, partly following the famous "Rheinsteig", a 320 km trail along the right bank of the Rhine and one of the most beautiful paths in Germany. Follow the marking (see pic #4) and you can't get l...

  • Höfener Mühle to Jägersief

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    near Alzen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    5.03mi
    Elevation +
    558f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofHöfener Mühle to Jägersief Photo ofHöfener Mühle to Jägersief Photo ofHöfener Mühle to Jägersief

    A winter walk near the Höfener Mühle. Plenty of snow, glorious weather, well below the freezing point, make this hike even more desirable than in summer. The Fuhrtsbach and the Perlenbach were partly frozen. The long ...

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  • Langlaufen Weißer Stein 4.2 km

    Cross Country Ski
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    near Udenbreth, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    2.64mi
    Elevation +
    328f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofLanglaufen Weißer Stein 4.2 km Photo ofLanglaufen Weißer Stein 4.2 km Photo ofLanglaufen Weißer Stein 4.2 km

    This loipe at the wintersport center at Weißer Stein offers a view of the downhill skiing area but also takes you through a quieter forest area below the downhill slope. I was here early, but it becomes very busy later i...

  • Zollverein coal mine

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    near Stoppenberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    2.25mi
    Elevation +
    269f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofZollverein coal mine Photo ofZollverein coal mine Photo ofZollverein coal mine

    The Zollverein coal mine was the largest coal mine in Europe. Its importance and its Bauhaus style industrial architecture granted it the label of World Heritage site https://visitworldheritage.com/en/eu/zollverein-coal...

  • Langscheid runde Sorpesee

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    near Langscheid, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    9.92mi
    Elevation +
    112f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofLangscheid runde Sorpesee Photo ofLangscheid runde Sorpesee Photo ofLangscheid runde Sorpesee

    A somewhat boring route because of the same sight; the Sorpesee. You can cut the walk in half and take the ferry back to the parking. At the parking there is free parking for electric cars and chargers available. The wh...

  • near Einruhr, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    13.78mi
    Elevation +
    1591f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofNational Park Eifel Historic Nature Trip Photo ofNational Park Eifel Historic Nature Trip Photo ofNational Park Eifel Historic Nature Trip

    Round-trip through the Eifel National Park with a visit to Einruhr, Wolfseifen, Vogelsang IP and the Urftseemauer.

    Unfortunately snow came down last night so I couldn't set off as early as I liked, so I just went 10km and then turned a...
    duncan.jb.casey
    Leuke route, begint goed steil alleen de laatste paar km zijn iets wat “saai” als je dat al zo mag zeggen… iig heb ik ve...
    KIRE1980
  • near Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    10.74mi
    Elevation +
    965f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of'3 countries' point, North Rhine-Westphalia 20160725 Photo of'3 countries' point, North Rhine-Westphalia 20160725 Photo of'3 countries' point, North Rhine-Westphalia 20160725

    Easy hills run in German region of Westphalia, from town Aachen to the 'Drielandenpunt' ('3 countries'). Very nice forest trails, easy to follow via local maps with numbers and directions. Unfortunately the view point (t...

  • Nideggen / Obermaubach

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    near Nideggen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    11.35mi
    Elevation +
    2090f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 4.33
    Photo ofNideggen / Obermaubach Photo ofNideggen / Obermaubach Photo ofNideggen / Obermaubach

    Good intense trail, sometimes hard to find the right trail because some trails do overlap each other.

    I walked this in autumn 2023, nice but tough walk,after heavy rain fall lots of muddy paths, couple of hefty climbs, but...
    Wim Huisken
  • Germany: Rheinsteig, 2. stage

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    near Königswinter, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    11.85mi
    Elevation +
    2310f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofGermany: Rheinsteig, 2. stage Photo ofGermany: Rheinsteig, 2. stage Photo ofGermany: Rheinsteig, 2. stage

    The stage begins with a highlight: The Drachenfels is certainly the most prominent rock of the "Siebengebirge" (7 mountains) with breathtaking views of the surrounding area incl. the city of Bonn, the river Rhein and - d...

  • near Grafwegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    12.91mi
    Elevation +
    1119f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo of12 Peakstones Trail Reichswald part 1 Photo of12 Peakstones Trail Reichswald part 1 Photo of12 Peakstones Trail Reichswald part 1

    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...

  • near Oberauel, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    4.69mi
    Elevation +
    554f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofGermany: Around Blankenberg castle ('Burgweg') Photo ofGermany: Around Blankenberg castle ('Burgweg') Photo ofGermany: Around Blankenberg castle ('Burgweg')

    Starting at the train station 'Hennef - Blankenberg', the path leads you first to the the towers and walls of the town and the castle of Blankenberg (mainly in ruins). Well signposted hike with plenty of information abou...

  • Diersfordter Wald

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    near Diersfordt, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    9.15mi
    Elevation +
    223f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofDiersfordter Wald Photo ofDiersfordter Wald Photo ofDiersfordter Wald

    I found this walk on GPS- Wanderatlas( Landstreifer Diersfordter Wald) which is a good site to find walks with gpx-tracks. The walk is very nice, most certainly the first part through a dune/marsh like landscape along...

  • Germany: Messdorfer Feld and around

    Road Bike
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    near Lessenich, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.82mi
    Elevation +
    266f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofGermany: Messdorfer Feld and around Photo ofGermany: Messdorfer Feld and around Photo ofGermany: Messdorfer Feld and around

    Bike trail through the outskirts of the "Bundesstadt" Bonn ("federal city" Bonn, whatever this means). Starting/ending at the rail station Bonn-Helmholtzstrasse, flat and not particulartly scenic, except for the Messdorf...

  • Germany 01: A walk in Cologne

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    near Archdioces Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    3.30mi
    Elevation +
    26f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofGermany 01: A walk in Cologne Photo ofGermany 01: A walk in Cologne Photo ofGermany 01: A walk in Cologne

    It was during Christmas and I started my walk from the Christmas Market on the Cathedral square. Very beautiful place with lot of exhibitors, food, drinks, entertainment … I literately tried everything from the sausage...

  • near Hörste, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    22.30mi
    Elevation +
    2543f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofHörste - Entdeckungsreise im land des Hermanns 260713 Photo ofHörste - Entdeckungsreise im land des Hermanns 260713 Photo ofHörste - Entdeckungsreise im land des Hermanns 260713

    Beginning in the Munsterlander parkland in Rheine the Hermannsweg leads to Horn-Bad Meinberg with heigh up from 100 to 400 m. It ends on the 441 m high rock group of the Lippe Velmerstot from where you have a magnificent...

  • Germany: Grevenbroich

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    near Allrath, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.51mi
    Elevation +
    522f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofGermany: Grevenbroich Photo ofGermany: Grevenbroich Photo ofGermany: Grevenbroich

    Easy-peasy A to B walk from Allrath to Grevenbroich. Following the trail you will catch a view on the once biggest brown coal power station worldwide (km 7, "Kraftwerk Frimmersdorf"), pass the creek Erft (km 7,88), Gusto...

  • near Merten, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.35mi
    Elevation +
    1122f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofGermany: From Merten to Blankenberg (Natursteig Sieg #3) Photo ofGermany: From Merten to Blankenberg (Natursteig Sieg #3) Photo ofGermany: From Merten to Blankenberg (Natursteig Sieg #3)

    This 13,44 km walk in (almost) entirely flat terrain offers a journey back in time to the imposing castle Blankenberg (build in the 12th century), the medieval atmosphere of the small village of Blankenberg and quiet str...

  • The Olef

    EBike
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    near Kalterherberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    36.40mi
    Elevation +
    2858f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofThe Olef Photo ofThe Olef Photo ofThe Olef

    South of Kalterherberg, on the Belgian side, is the military camp of Elsenborn. Parts of the exercise grounds can be traversed most of the days, except when there are practices going on. AS we heard no noises, we assu...

  • near Kalterherberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    20.89mi
    Elevation +
    1818f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofKalterherberg - Schwarzsee - Steling - Zeilt Photo ofKalterherberg - Schwarzsee - Steling - Zeilt Photo ofKalterherberg - Schwarzsee - Steling - Zeilt

    A moderate tour that takes in many of the highlights of the Kalterherberg area. The trail is mainly on forest roads. some asphalt, some gravel. There are short stretches of dirt trail that also can be avoided. The final ...

  • Hasselbach Valley to Angel's Rock

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    near Kalterherberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.78mi
    Elevation +
    1119f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofHasselbach Valley to Angel's Rock Photo ofHasselbach Valley to Angel's Rock Photo ofHasselbach Valley to Angel's Rock

    The hike starts in Kalterherberg, explores the Hasselbach Valley to where the Hassel Stream joins the Rur, then climbs to the Engelsley and Teufelsley (Angel Rock and Devil's Rock). From there, the hike descends into Mon...

  • In and around Kleve

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    near Spyck, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.67mi
    Elevation +
    636f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofIn and around Kleve Photo ofIn and around Kleve Photo ofIn and around Kleve

    Starting from a large carpark near Tiergarten, this is an interesting loop, first through wooded parkland, then up the hill along some landmarks, followed by a stretch through the woods, along the waters and crossing the...

  • Mützenich to Ehrensteinsley

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    near Eschweide, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    5.52mi
    Elevation +
    607f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofMützenich to Ehrensteinsley Photo ofMützenich to Ehrensteinsley Photo ofMützenich to Ehrensteinsley

    The easiest way to the Ehrensteinsley is from the village of Mützenich. The Ehrensteinsley is not a summit, but a cliff above the steep slopes of the Rur valley. When coming from Mützenich, one actually descends to th...

  • Schwalmbach and Döppeskaulbach

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    near Kalterherberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.99mi
    Elevation +
    682f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofSchwalmbach and Döppeskaulbach Photo ofSchwalmbach and Döppeskaulbach Photo ofSchwalmbach and Döppeskaulbach

    (Für Beschreibung auf Deutsch bitte den link unten klicken) Did you ever hear of the Döppeskaulbach? Here is your chance. Part of the Hike follows the better known Daffodil-Trail. From the parking at Gut Heistert (...

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