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Bicycle tours in Germany


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Germany. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful bicycle tours.
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The 10 most beautiful bicycle tours in Germany

Das Festspielhaus in Bayreuth
Long distance cycling · Fichtelgebirge
Romantic round trip around Bayreuth
Premium content Difficulty difficult
184.2 km
14:00 h
1,842 m
1,842 m
The romantic circular tour leads 184 kilometres through the rivers of Franconian Switzerland, over the Pegnitz and the Red Main to the Fichtel Mountains. Numerous gorges and castles line the way. With more than 1800 metres of altitude, there are some challenges to be mastered, but the romantic gorges and the unique landscape compensate us for the effort.
View of Passau on the Inn.
Long distance cycling · Austria
Danube Cycle Route: from Passau to Vienna in eight days
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
321.6 km
22:00 h
35 m
171 m
The Danube Cycle Route takes us in eight days from the three-river city of Passau to the Austrian capital Vienna, for which we should take an extra day. Plenty of cultural and geological highlights await us along the way.
Blick auf den Wilseder Berg
Long distance cycling
On the Leine-Heide Cycle Route from Leinefelde to Hamburg
Premium content Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
408.5 km
28:00 h
653 m
1,006 m
Beautiful long-distance cycle tour along the Leine and through the Lüneburger Heide üvia interesting places like Friedland, Güttingen and Hanover from Leinefelde in Thüringen to Hamburg.
Blick auf Bernkastel
Long distance cycling · Germany
Saar-Mosel-Main long-distance cycle route (D-Route 5)
Premium content Difficulty moderate
986.4 km
70:00 h
2,462 m
2,265 m
The Saar-Moselle-Main long-distance cycle route or D-Route 5 runs from Saarbrücken along the Saar, Moselle, Rhine and Main rivers to the Czech border.
Long distance cycling · Bodensee-Rheintal
Rhine Cycle Route (D-Route 8)
Premium content Difficulty easy
1,068.1 km
73:00 h
570 m
956 m
The Rhine Cycle Route, or D-Route 8, runs along the Rhine on German territory from Lake Constance to the Dutch border.
Ulmer Münster
Long distance cycling · Germany
Danube Cycle Route (D-Route 6)
Premium content Difficulty moderate
747.2 km
54:00 h
2,340 m
2,310 m
The Danube Cycle Route or D-Route 6 runs from Weil am Rhein along the Rhine and Danube rivers to Passau on the Austrian border.
View of Würzburg from the Marienberg Fortress
Long distance cycling · Germany
Weser Cycle Route - Romantic Road (D-Route 9)
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1,221.3 km
86:00 h
4,260 m
3,510 m
The D-Route 9 follows the Weser Cycle Route and the Romantic Road for over 1200 km from Cuxhaven to Füssen.
View of Hohenwarte dam
Long distance cycling · Germany
Baltic Sea - Upper Bavaria (D-Route 11)
Premium content Difficulty difficult
1,627.1 km
116:00 h
6,790 m
6,291 m
The D-Route 11 runs from north to south across Germany from Rostock to Freilassing.
Long distance cycling · Lüneburger Heide
Mill tour around Lüneburg
Premium content Difficulty moderate
89.1 km
5:00 h
231 m
231 m
We cycle through Lüneburg and the surrounding area on the trail of the millers. Along the way, we discover part of the Lower Saxony Mill Road and pass a wide variety of different types of mills.  
Kloster Reichenstein
Long distance cycling · Eifel
From Aachen to Trier
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
239 km
14:00 h
2,487 m
2,537 m
The Three Countries Route takes us from Aachen through Belgium and Luxembourg to Trier on a distance of almost 240 km. On the varied route, you can visit the historical monuments and towns of the region.
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3-Länder-Radweg - Radfahren durch den Odenwald, an Main und Neckar by Claudia
April 10, 2023 · Community
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When did you do this route? April 07, 2023
Photo: Claudia Kring, Community
Photo: Claudia Kring, Community
Photo: Claudia Kring, Community
Photo: Claudia Kring, Community
Photo: Claudia Kring, Community
Photo: Claudia Kring, Community
Weser-Radweg, 8. Etappe: Von Nordenham/Bremerhaven nach Cuxhaven by Rene
April 07, 2023 · Community
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When did you do this route? April 06, 2023
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