The Ennepetal is one of the most picturesque corners of the Wuppertal. The ancient monastery church rising above the lake, surrounded by slate-covered houses and dense woodlands, conjures up a fairytale-like atmosphere. This hike takes you along the Ennep River as it flows into the Wupper. Along the way is a long history of industrialization, from the early exploitation of the waterways for power to the full mass production of fabric. Make sure to stop at the museums and industrial heritage sites along the way.
Hiking: Lords of the Wuppertal
This hike takes you on one of the most well-traveled routes in the Lower-Rhine. The destination is the Castle of Burg, a 19th century reconstruction of a 14th century castle. You will visit a large dam on the Wupper River and the early engineering marvel of the Müngstener Bridge.
Should You Visit Düsseldorf?
Skip Cologne, this is the best city to visit on the Lower-Rhine and comparable with Hamburg or Leipzig for its cultural offerings. It also offers Germany's most varied architectural cityscape and is a must for any fan.
Travel Guide to Düsseldorf
Despite wartime losses, Düsseldorf has a cityscape offering examples of virtually every period in architectural history. It offers Germany's most varied architectural cityscape and is a must for anyone interested in the history of architecture.
Traditional Food and Drink of Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf is the best place to be in the Lower-Rhine Valley. It has all of the best restaurants, culture and nightlife that the region has to offer. Let's take a quick tour of what there is to discover.