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The Bierweg (Beer Trail) in Wiehl-Bielstein

Where Kölsch is brewed in the heart of the Bergisches Land

The 13.4 kilometre Bierweg (Beer Trail) runs through the town of Wiehl past the Erzquell Brewery.

Along the way, seven information boards explain to hikers how beer is produced and what the different ingredients do. The trail also explains storage and shelf life with interesting facts about beer around the world.


theme: from hops, barley, malt and yeast
length: 13,4 Kilometer
duration: approx. 4 hours
stations: 7

start/destination: train station, Schlanderser Straße, 51674 Wiehl-Bielstein.

Gastgeber Bergisches Wanderland

On the Bierweg (Beer Trail), there are various refreshment and accommodation options. The following establishments cater specifically to the requirements of hikers and have been granted the "Gastgeber Bergisches Wanderland” (Bergisch Hiking Country Host) certification:


height profile Bierweg

map of the route

GPX-track of the route

flyer for download

guided hikes

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