Bergisch Panorama Trail: Stage 9

The Wiehltalsperre reservoir shows that the Oberbergisch valley reservoirs have more to offer than just water. Discover the island that became famous when it was used to advertise a brand of beer, right at the beginning of the stage. Christmas tree plantations line the trail upwards to the highest point of the tour near Erdingen, where there are far-reaching views over the Bergisches Land. Even Rome isn’t far from here: in addition to a chapel, the Oberbergisch equivalent of the Holy City even has a helicopter pad and offers a worthwhile detour before the trail leads down to the main village of the municipality of Morsbach. 


© Wastl Roth-Seefrid


  • Length: 16,8km
  • Duration: approx. 5-6 hours 
  • Start point of the stage: Reichshof Wildbergerhütte-Nespen; access route: approx. 1,7 km from Wildbergerhütte 
  • End point of the stage: Morsbach, city hall / bus station 
  • Arrival by car: A4 to exit Eckenhagen/Wildbergerhütte, L351 to Wildbergerhütte; Car park: Hiking car park near access route Krombacherinsel (along the road L324) 
  • Arrival by public transport: with bus 303 to Wildbergerhütte/Heidberger Straße 


Further information

  • Options for returning to the starting point: from Morsbach bus station  with bus 341 to Stippe, Morsbach-Lichtenberg, then with bus 303 to Wildbergerhütte/Heidberger Straße ( 
  • Other access options: Reichshof-Odenspiel (bus 303), access route: 0,6 km; Reichshof-Erdingen (Bus 303), access route: 0,8 km; Morsbach-Lichtenberg (Bus 303, 341 bis Asbach/Springe), access route: 1,5 km 
  • Tourist Information Office 
    Kurverwaltung Reichshof
    Reichshofstraße 30
    51580 Reichshof-Eckenhagen
    Tel.: +49 2265/470 or+49 2265/9070
    E-Mail: kurverwaltung{at}
© Christoph Buchen

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