Foto: Christoph Hölzer, Regionale 2010 Agentur

The "Eifgenbach Trail" in Wermelskirchen and Burscheid

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.


way-marker Eifgenbachweg

theme: A stream tells ala
length: 14,9 km
duration: approx. 4,5 hours
stations: 14

start/destination: 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...

way-marker Eifgenbachweg

The Eifgenbachweg (Eifgenbach Trail) is one of 14 attractive hiking tours at the Große Dhünntalsperre reservoir and Eifgenbach of the "Dhünn plateau” project. Because of this, the trail is signposted with the “eifgen” markings.

Gastgeber Bergisches Wanderland

On the Eifgenbachweg (Eifgenbach 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 Eifgenbachweg

map of the route

Bergischer Wanderbus (Bergisch Hiking Bus)

Every year from Easter to the end of October, the Bergisch Wanderbus runs on weekends and holidays between Odenthal and Wermelskirchen. Plan your long-distance hike free of any cares and simply take the bus there or back.

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