Discover Germany’s smallest federal state in all its variety while
cycling on the approx. 221 miles (354 km) Saarland cycling route. It
leads through beautiful scenery along the Saarland’s outer border. You
will pass impressive reminders of the regions rich history such as
Celtic and Roman excavations and much more. Be surprised!
First leg: Explore towns and countryside between
Herbitzheim and Bexbach (23 miles/38 km)
Things to see along the
route are the “Gollenstein“ monolith, the Baroque historical town centre
of Blieskastel and the Roman Museum in Homburg-Schwarzenacker.
leg: Enchanting towns and breathtaking clear views from Bexbach to the
In Bexbach, you can visit the mining museum.
Cycling on via the “Jägerburger Weiher“ ponds and up the “Höcherberg“
you will reach the Bostalsee.
Third leg: Cycling through
“Saarländische Schweiz“ to Weiskirchen (28 miles/45km)
of the Saarland is called “Schweiz“ (Switzerland) because it is a bit
hilly here which means you will be able to enjoy great views! You will
cycle along the Prims, a tributary of the Saar, up to Weiskirchen.
leg: Green forests and quiet lakes from Weiskirchen to Orscholz (30.6
Starting in Weiskirchen, you will pass small
villages, get to know Losheim am See and finally reach Mettlach, the
Saarland’s “ceramics capital“.
Fifth leg: Boundary stones and
great views between Orscholz and Wallerfangen (47 miles/75km)
the Saarland cycling path runs along the Moselle. Alternatively, you
can cut the route short via Borg and continue along the French-German
border to Wallerfangen.
Sixth leg: Nature galore between
Wallerfangen and Karlsbrunn (23 miles/38 km)
Today, you will get
to know the river Nied, another tributary of the Saar and cycle through
the “Warndtwald“ forest. Your destination is Karlsbrunn with its Baroque
hunting lodge and deer outdoor enclosure.
Seventh leg: A mixture
of nature, archeology and industry between Karlsbrunn and Herbitzheim
(42.5 miles/68 km)
On your last day, you will reach the
Saarland’s capital Saarbrücken via Völklingen and the World Heritage
Site „Völklinger Hütte“ (former ironworks). You will cross the French
border and get to Sarreguemines. The last part of your tour will take
you to Herbitzheim, passing the European Culture Park in
Bliesbruck-Reinheim. Don’t miss some beautiful orchids plots on the way.
- 7 nights in selected hotels incl. breakfast
- Tour description
- Bikeline guide “Saarland-Radweg“
- Information material
- FreizeitCARD | CARTE Loisirs for free entry to sights for three days
optional services (not included in the price)
transfer between hotels (for two people or more): EUR 12 (per person and
leg of the tour)
be booked throughout the year Tour profile:
is suitable for cyclists of average fitness. The tour is not about a
sportive challenge but leisurely cycling through an enchanting scenery
including breaks to relax and discover. Please note that leg three and
four include some ascents.
Total lenghts: 221 miles/354 km
Prices and travel dates:
price: from 391,00 EUR Prices per person
- In a double room from
- In a single room from EUR 528