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Blue and green - the dam route

Short facts

  • start: Marienheide railway station
  • destination: Marienheide railway station
  • medium
  • 59,48 km
  • 4 hours 13 minutes
  • 502 m
  • 458 m
  • 257 m

On this tour you will get to know the flora and fauna around the dams in the Bergisches Land. Cycle along the dams and discover the colourful nature;

The area around Marienheide, Wipperfürth and Hückeswagen stands out for its unique concentration of dams in Europe. This route passes by four of these dams. What effects do the dams have on the flora and fauna, and what animals have found their habitat in the dams? In the audio reports, you can find out more about the small animals, or animals living hidden away, which you might not notice at first glance. On this tour, the water accompanies you through the Bergisches Land region. Take a look at the source of the river Wupper or accompany an inspector visiting the dam at Bever. On this bike tour, there’s plenty waiting to be discovered!


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