The Obstweg in Leichlingen 

© Das Bergische / Maren Pussak

Through the ages with the apple

This stretch accompanies young and old hikers on a discovery tour through the history/histories of apple farming and shows how multi-faceted the use of this fruit by humans was and is. It’s not just primary school children who can read and learn a lot from the information boards; adults will also learn some interesting facts on this topic. 

Along the trail, a further two audio stations play fairytales and poems to do with apples and pears. 




  • Theme: fruit 
  • Length: 5.9km
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours 
  • Stations: 5 
  • audio stations:  2
  • Loop trail 
  • Start/End point: corner Marktstraße/Mittelstraße, 42799 Leichlingen 

Trail for families / children: On this trail, the famous mouse from the German TV series “Sendung mit der Maus” explains the “fruit” theme via information boards targeted at children of primary school age. 



© Holger Hage für "Das Bergische"

Bergisch Hiking Country Host 

voluntary trail steward 

© Thomas Richter

Frieda Richter

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