Long-distance routes and tour tips
The highlights of the Ammerland region along a single route: discover the many arboretums, parks and farm gardens that transform the entire region into a horticultural wonderland.
Twenty-one information panels along the route point the way to distinctive features, such as the five ‘landscape windows’. These observation towers convey aspects of the history and nature of this landscape. Other distinguishing features besides the parks include fens, marshland and pastures. Windmills line the route, and the wayside towns and villages offer plenty of opportunities for resting tired legs and for sightseeing. After all, there is lots to see and do in the Ammerland region besides cycling: Oldenburg is a great place for a stroll, for example, and Zwischenahn Lake is perfect for swimming and water sports.
Terrain: flat route without any major hills, mostly on asphalt and away from busy roads.
Scenery: circular route around the Ammerland region, numerous parks and gardens and the city of Oldenburg.