Long-distance routes and tour tips
Between the Weser and Elbe rivers and the North Sea: the landscape here is dominated by rivers, moorland and coastal mudflats, and is complemented by historical towns.
This circular tour follows nature’s trail all the way on a tour of discovery between the North Sea and the Elbe and Weser rivers. Expect rivers, moorland and coastal mudflats. There’s lots to see and do en route: ride the moorland railway, go on nature-watching tours and boat trips, discover nature at museums, and visit idyllic villages, coastal towns and Hanseatic cities. Peat barge tours are also available along sections of the river as you head towards the Elbe river and the North Sea. The tranquil rivers and coastline offer the chance to unwind both during your tour and on a walk across the mudflats.
Terrain: circular route with flat topography on mainly asphalt surfaces, some sections on gravel and sand. Mostly away from traffic.
Scenery: North Sea region, Elbe and Weser rivers, moors, heaths and moorland lakes and the Wadden Sea mudflats.