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Beginn der Balkantrasse

Beginn der Balkantrasse

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Recommended by 928 out of 1014 cyclists

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  • Paturzel

    Here the Balkan route starts in the direction of Lennep.

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    • September 22, 2019

  • Schöni

    Since mid-September 2019, this is no longer the beginning (or the end) of the Balkantrasse, because the missing 800m to the Opladener Bahnhof have been completed and released. Today I drove there for the first time. Become very beautiful.
    Greetings, Schöni

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    • January 2, 2020

  • Schöni

    With this last section, the Balkan route is perfect.

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    • January 2, 2020

  • Sebastian

    Actually, I just wanted to ride on a bike path, but with the starting point you're in the middle of a clash of the club that receives the track and politics. There is probably a jolt to further expansion:
    wz.de/lokales/burscheid-region/ausbau-der-balkantrasse-geplant-1.2702473
    So now to the route - I can only recommend .... At the point but it goes in the direction of Lennep only uphill 😊 Still good to drive.

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    • August 26, 2018

  • Kosmetik

    in Opladen is an ideal gateway to the Balkan route. With gentle gradients, you can move comfortably through nature. Again and again there are rest areas, in Remscheid also a beautiful old train station with recommended location, food and drink. A beer garden attracts in good weather and e-bike charging station is also available.

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    • March 28, 2019

  • Mo

    Easily accessible, thanks to the connection to the train station, which in turn has good park and ride possibilities.

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    • October 5, 2019

  • DiDo Schropa

    You can get to the somewhat bike-friendly bridge over the platforms and take the RB48 or RE7 lines to Wuppertal or Kln.

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    • May 3, 2020

  • Kosmetik

    Burscheid railway station on the Balkan route: The excellent restaurant is located directly on the railway line and offers its guests a varied menu and various drinks. Freshly tapped monastery beer 'Weltenburger Kloster' is recommended.
    Here you will also find a nice beer garden, a bike service station and e-bike charging station.

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    • March 28, 2019

  • Rolliradler

    Over the bridge for cyclists and pedestrians at the end / beginning of the Balkantrasse you can easily get into the pedestrian zone of Opladen; when the construction work is finished.

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    • June 25, 2020

  • Weidastern 🚲

    The Bahnstadt Opladen is still being built, so it is not (yet?) the optical highlight of the route, but the beginning/end in the current Opladen district of the city of Leverkusen, which is already very industrial. The Bahnradweg begins directly at the station, which is equipped with bicycle-friendly ramps.Tip for long route planning: einsgl-bergisch-radeln.de/bergischer-panorama-radweg-2 In Bergisch Born, do not continue to the end point of Lennep, but turn sharp right in the direction of Hückeswagen, Wipperfürth, Marienheide. This is also an old railway line on which the Bergisches Panoramaradweg runs. It continues to Olpe. From there it goes even further to the heart of the Sauerland.

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    • February 28, 2021

  • Rudolf L.

    old railway line, always uphill, but easy to manage, hardly noticeable gradient. Beautiful landscape sections !!!

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    • June 28, 2021

  • Henne

    Finally the section from Opladen is also finished. Super to drive!

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    • August 27, 2021

  • Torsten

    And now off to Lennep, Hopp Hopp ;-)

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    • June 21, 2020

  • Bernd Busch

    A great place here👍👍👍

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    • April 1, 2022

  • Minwegen Ralf

    Stop at Maria in der Aue or Altenberg

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    • July 20, 2020

  • Till + Co.

    Really a real highlight in this region! :)

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    • May 9, 2020

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