Bike Touring Highlight

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Recommended by 796 out of 811 cyclists


  • Kosmetik

    Beautifully located on the Wupper you can still see the old mill wheel turn.
    As early as 1605, this Kotten is said to have already originated. You can visit a small exhibition on the sanding trade. A round trip on the Wupper is recommended with various stop-off options.

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    • June 24, 2018

  • Marcel

    The Kotten is used as an industrial and grinding museum and is one of Solingen's most famous landmarks. While the Innenkotten, which is located between the Wupper and the Graben, was used by a designer as a residential building with a studio or exhibition space after 1945, independent grinders still work in the smaller Außenkotten and guide visitors through their craft.

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    • July 28, 2017

  • Kosmetik

    As early as the 16th century, the Kotten stood here on an island.
    Canoe tours certainly an experience!

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    • June 24, 2018

  • Jojo

    You can also grind your knives there.

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    • July 2, 2018

  • Sebastian

    Great place to get in touch with the Wupper. Here is a small weir and you can go directly to the Wupper.

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    • August 19, 2018

  • KaLeu Jürgen

    be sure to visit the museum - worth seeing

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    • September 1, 2018

  • Manfred

    If you do not know it yet, you can also drink coffee here!

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    • April 25, 2018

  • Dietmar

    The first bridge on the Wupper is closed, redirection signs for cyclists unclear - there is a real improvement needed! (As of June 2019)

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    • June 16, 2019

  • Roman

    Very beautiful here. S

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    • March 8, 2017

  • Raphael 123456

    Also highly recommended as a hiking trail ...

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    • September 19, 2020

  • Norbert(45549)

    paved bike path, easy, great

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    • March 20, 2020

  • Frankie 64

    Nice kotten where knives are still sharpened

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    • May 14, 2020

  • Robert

    Nice cottons (but not mill !!), very nice area. I was at a knife sharpening school in 2019 above. Really great!

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    • June 26, 2020

  • Jürgen

    nice break place

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    • July 7, 2020

  • Volker B.

    Very nice view of the Kotten.

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    • October 8, 2020

  • KiteFlyer2006

    Always worth a visit...

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    • November 26, 2020

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Location: Leichlingen (Rhld.), Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis, Bergisches Land, Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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