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Water tower in Weinstadel, Nuremberg
Merchants' Bridge in Erfurt
Neckar Valley Cycle Route
Freiburg im Breisgau, Church of the Sacred Heart
Saarbrücken
View of Monschau, Eifel
The port of Leer in Friesland
Mecklenburg Lakes
Deacon's Garden in Fulda
Cyclists in front of the Castle Münster
Bridge at the Werra Valley Cycle Route
Cyclist in Überseestadt docklands, Bremen
Break at the Danube-Lake Constance Route
Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Castle Church
Sunset at the German Wine Route
Rostock-Warnemünde, port
Bird’s-eye view of Bad Waldsee, between two lakes
Cheese Route - dike in Westerhever

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!