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Bridge at the Werra Valley Cycle Route
A row of historical half-timbered buildings can be seen towering over the harbour basin in Stade on a sunny day. On the left is a bridge to the quayside from which the picture is being taken. To the right of this, a wide set of steps leads down to the water. Anchored in the harbour basin is an small old wooden sailboat. The half-timbered buildings are four to five storeys high and packed closely together. They are almost all made of red bricks.
Klimahaus in Bremerhaven
Merchants' Bridge in Erfurt
Ilm Valley Cycle Route at night
Water tower in Weinstadel, Nuremberg
Cyclist in Überseestadt docklands, Bremen
Ahrenshoop, Cliffs
East Side Gallery, Berlin
Mecklenburg Lakes
View of the Saar Bow
Break at the Danube-Lake Constance Route
Near Eining, cyclist of the Danube Cycle Route
Sunset at the German Wine Route
Deacon's Garden in Fulda
Cyclist on the River Iller Cycle Path at Oberstdorf
Cheese Route - dike in Westerhever
Neckar Valley Cycle Route

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!