Grafik Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs

Options for Cyclists

Discover Culture and Nature in a Sporting Manner

Exterior view of the Hendrichs drop forge

Attention cycling enthusiasts!

All LVR-Industriemuseum sites can be discovered easily by bike. Are you looking for the appropriate route to Gesenkschmiede Hendrichs (Drop Forge) or planning a more comprehensive cycling tour?

Here you can find all the necessary information at a glance.


Exterior view of the Wipperkotten

Cycling routes in Solingen

The bicycle provides the optimal opportunity to explore Solingen’s industrial history on the spot. There are four industrial heritage cycle routes to choose from. During the tours, one gets a vivid impression not only of the traditions and developments but also the diversity and the scenic charm of the landscape in the extensive urban area of Solingen. Detailed information under www.bergnetz.net.


Travel directions by bike

Individual routes can be compiled using the Routenplaner des Radwegenetzes NRW (Route Planner of the Cycle Route Network NRW)

To ensure that the LVR-Industriemuseum is easy to find, all the sites are included in the state-wide cycling network and are indicated on the white/red cycling route signposts throughout the region. It is possible to compile one’s own personal route through the cultural and industrial history of the Rhineland and to discover the touristic landmarks of this fascinating region. Places to plan a rest or an overnight stay as well as the arrival and departure times at different stations can also be found here: additionally, it is possible to obtain information about the terrain along the route in advance.