© Dominik Ketz

Enchanted paths to mills and fairytales

Enchanted mills, paths steeped in legend and unspoilt nature make a hike through the Eifgenbachtal valley an experience for all of the senses. Here, you can discover traces of the early stone age and much more.  
Starting from the "Neuemühle" (New Mill), sagas, fairytales and memories of a devastating fire on the way to the "Rausmühle" and "Markusmühle” mills. 





  • Theme: A stream tells all 
  • Length: 14,9km 
  • Duration: approx. 4,5 hours 
  • Stations: 14 
  • Multi-stage hike 
  • Start/End point: Car park Eifgen (Wermelskirchen) or Car park Schöllerhof (Odenthal) 
  • In summer, the “Bergische WanderBus” (Bergisch Hiking Bus) runs to both starting points on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. To the WanderBus...



© Das Bergische / Maren Pussak

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