Cycle Routes in North Rhine-Westphalia


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Cyclists on tour at Lahn Valley Cycle Path, © Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V

Lahn Valley Cycle Path

An ideal route for families and leisure cyclists

The Lahn Valley Cycle Path follows the entire length of the Lahn. It is suitable for families and leisure cyclists as well as more seasoned cyclists.

Level of difficulty: easy

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Der Oelchenshammer, der zum LVR-Industriemuseum Kraftwerk Ermen & Engels gehört, ist die letzte wasserbetriebene Schmiede im Oberbergischen Land., © LVR Industriemuseum

Industrial heritage in the Rhineland with a bicycle

Cycling route connects LVR (Rhineland regional council) industrial museums

On the cycle path of the industrial museums, it is possible to create paper, to de-scend into a turbine cellar and to face the entry examination to become a trainee in the iron and steel industry.

Level of difficulty: easy

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© Münsterland e.V.

100 Castles Route

Almost 1,000 kilometres of cycle path through romantic Münsterland

Romantic strongholds and imposing stately homes: Cyclists can experience the region’s magnificent architecture on Münsterländ’s 100 Castles Route.

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© J.A. Smith & I. Jansen

Monastery Gardens Route

A tour of monastery gardens including Schloss Corvey

Discover medieval secrets on a cycling tour of monastery gardens including Schloss Corvey and the Willow Palace in Rheder.

Level of difficulty: intermediate

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River Eder Floodplains Cycle Path - grand tour, © Reiner Schild

River Eder Cycle Path

The entire length of the Eder from the source in the Rothaargebirge

With no major ascents, the River Eder Cycle Path is ideal for families and leisure cyclists.

Level of difficulty: easy

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River Niers Cycle Path

A relaxing route for leisure cyclists and families

An ideal cycle route for families and leisure cyclists: exploring the entire length of the River Niers as it winds through the Lower Rhine region.

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Lower Rhine Route cycle path

The longest network of cycle paths in Germany covers easy, flat terrain

The Lower Rhine region has Germany’s longest network of cycle paths: on the Lower Rhine Route, cyclists ride across Rhine dikes on flat, tarmacked paths.

Level of difficulty: easy

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Waterfront break at the Möhnetal, © Sauerland Tourismus Stratmann

Möhne Valley Cycle Path

Flat cycling terrain through Sauerland

While cycling through Sauerland is generally demanding, the flat Möhnetal-Radweg (Möhne Valley Cycle Path), which follows a for-mer railway track, is not so.

Level of difficulty: easy

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© Ralf Emmerich / Münster Marketing

Relaxed cycling in Münsterland

A cycling network of paths and zones

Cycling by numbers in Münsterland: this mostly flat network of cycle paths offers good signposting, a wide range of places to eat and many interesting sights.

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