The Externsteine rock formations at the Roman Lippe Route
Isar Cycle Route
Mecklenburg Lakes
Bridge at the Werra Valley Cycle Route
Bird’s-eye view of Bad Waldsee, between two lakes
Sunset at the German Wine Route
Cyclist in Überseestadt docklands, Bremen
Neuschwanstein Castle
Cyclist on the River Iller Cycle Path at Oberstdorf
View of the Saar Bow
Cyclists in Constance
Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Castle Church
Merchants' Bridge in Erfurt
Bacharach, View of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley
Ilm Valley Cycle Route at night
The port of Leer in Friesland
Break at the Danube-Lake Constance Route
Water tower in Weinstadel, Nuremberg
Rostock-Warnemünde, port
Freiburg im Breisgau, Church of the Sacred Heart

Cycling in Germany: between city and countryside by bike

Cycling is healthy, good for the environment and, of course, lots of fun. More than 200 long-distance cycle routes in Germany offer opportunity for sightseeing in cities and for romantic rides through unspoilt nature.

With 200 long-distance cycle routes spanning a wide range of regions, you're spoilt for choice. Cycling is tough but rewarding in the Alps, or for more leisurely tours take your bike through the vineyards. Ideal for families are the many riverside routes which offer plenty of wayside distraction. Or perhaps you'd prefer to cycle from museum to mueum? What ever you decide, Germany has a range of cyclist-friendly accommodation – from farmstays to castle hotels.

Discover Germany's cities and regions on more than 70,000 kilometres of cycle routes. The choice is simply too great to stay at home!