Cherry blossom trees in the old town in Bonn, © Johannes Höhn

Spring time in NRW

Nature blos­soms and the an­im­als re­turn from their winter break

Spring time

Spring is the time to fi­nally get out again: En­joy­ing the sun, some fresh air and the green grass start­ing to grow! Wheth­er on foot or by bike: Here you will find the best tips for spring ex­cur­sions in North Rhine-West­phalia!

Cherry blossom in Bonn, © Johannes Höhn

Cherry blos­som time

Many places in North Rhine-West­phalia of­fer ma­gic­al spec­tacles of nature when spring makes the cherry trees bloom, usu­ally in late March or early April.

The hiking trail "Tuscany of the Eifel" leads through the nature reserve Lampertstal near Blankenheim - and makes you think of Italy again and again while hiking., © Paul Meixner


From cer­ti­fied premi­um & qual­ity hik­ing trails to long-dis­tance hik­ing trails. Find in­sider tips & an over­view of the most pop­u­lar hik­ing trails in NRW here.

Rhine cycle path wheels in landscape park , © Dominik Ketz, Tourismus NRW e.V.


With a cyc­ling net­work of around 30,000 km, NRW of­fers nu­mer­ous cyc­ling and themed routes. Nu­mer­ous cycle route plan­ners help you not to lose track of the cycle routes.

The Struffeltroute in the Eifel, © Johannes Höhn

Nature Parks & Eifel Na­tion­al Park

Ex­per­i­ence the twelve nature parks in NRW and the only na­tion­al park: we present the most beau­ti­ful hik­ing and cyc­ling trails through nature, breath­tak­ing vant­age points and oth­er ex­cur­sion tips.

Ranger with child sitting , © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Learn­ing from Nature

King­fish­ers and fire sala­man­ders, wood­land straw­ber­ries & cuckoo flowers or a dam & stalac­tite cave, NRW is simply burst­ing with nat­ur­al beauty.