14-stage hike from Essen to Königswinter

The Bergischer Weg is divided into 14 stages, which we recommend you follow, as the individual stages start and finish at car parks or in the vicinity of town centres. You can of course divide the route into a larger or smaller number of stages, as you wish. We will be happy to assist you with the planning and provide you with the contact details of suitable hospitality establishments directly on the trail or within close proximity. Below you’ll find further information about the individual trail stages, including the following:  

  • Elevation profile 
  • GPX track 
  • Overview of the access paths 
  • Information about how to get there 
  • Current trail alerts in the case of damage or reroutes 
  • Impressions

Individual stages of the Bergischer Weg

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