A dense network of cycle routes covers the Lower Rhine region. The main route covers 1,215 kilometres, while the secondary routes add an extra 820 kilometres to the mix. Lovingly restored town centres, castles and palaces feature alongside urban industrial heritage. Nature enthusiasts will be enchanted by the idyllic river meadows and beautiful lakes. The network also allows you to just drift along for a bit, change route on the spur of the moment, take a shortcut or add an extra lap. There are plenty of opportunities for breaks and the region is famous for its welcoming restaurants. Terrain: low-traffic tracks through farmland, forests, fields and dykes. Some asphalt sections, mainly flat. The route is not consistently signposted. Themed routes throughout the Lower Rhine region. Scenery: the network of cycle paths runs through flat landscape with pollarded willows, avenues of poplars, forests, farmland and riverscapes. Other attractions include riverside dykes, windmills, watermills and a host of pretty little villages.