- 8 days
- approx. 351 - 464 km
- travel code
The German part of the North Sea Coast Cycle Route is part of the international long-distance cycle route – also known as North Sea Cycle Route. He stretches through a total of six countries, all of which have a coastline on the North Sea. Those who follow the North Sea Cycle Route from beginning to end cross the areas of the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, England and Northern Ireland. Always cycle along the North Sea coast. The landscape of the North Sea coast is characterized by unique climate and varied landscapes. Wide landscapes, miles of dykes, the Wadden Sea, endless sandy beaches and many small islands close to the coast you will on a bike tour on the North Sea to accompany.
Beach, sea, lighthouse: A bike ride on the North Sea connects the most beautiful and famous sights the fabulous and multifaceted nature of northern Germany. You also travel through the most famous and cities and towns the northern region. the well-developed cycle paths on the North Sea coast connect the centers of life with each other. Experience the maritime flair of Northern Germany - up close and interactively!
Hamburg, the city on the Elbe or also called the gateway to the world, is the second largest city in Germany. In addition to its fantastic and well-developed cycle paths, it has a lot to offer. Including, of course, the modern one Elbphilharmonie and the unique historical Speicherstadtwho are rightly on the list of UNESCO World Heritage stands. How about a harbor tour? Or a short break in one of the numerous cafés on the Alster? In Hamburg you will find idyllic places to unwind and relax to be seduced by the charm of the city!
The industrial and port city of Brunsbüttel is located at the mouth of the Kiel Canal. That's where it ends world's largest artificial waterway from the East to the North Sea. About 30.000 ships pass through the canal every year. The huge lock systems that connect the ocean giants with the North and Baltic Seas are truly impressive. From Brunsbüttel is the famous seal sanctuaryin Friedrichskoog reached very easily and quickly!
Wilhelmshaven, northwest of the Sea bay Jadebusen, is Germany's largest naval base. There are numerous sights and cultural attractions, such as this German Naval Museum and the Wilhelmshaven Coastal Museum. The city also has a lot to offer architecturally. the Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge is the landmark of Wilhelmshaven and at the same time Europe's largest swing bridge. The special feature: Both bridge piers can be rotated by 90 degrees, so that ships can sail in and out of the bay - a real spectacle!
The region around the Heilbad Büsum is shaped by the endless Wadden Sea. Miles of dikes, countless herds of sheep and many small offshore islands determine the landscape. Büsum itself convinces with excellent places to take a deep breath after the daily bike tours on the North Sea. For this is the Feel-good garden or a relaxed game of mini golf Perfect! If you're more of a culture craving, we recommend that Dyke Museum and the Museum by the Sea. But the surrounding nature also invites you to explore at any time.
Swimming, mudflat hiking and cycling: The North Sea Coast Cycle Route runs right through Husum. Thus, the small port town as if made for a stopover on your bike tour along the North Sea. The National Park House with its exhibitions across the mud flats and the surrounding salt marshes is just one of the many leisure activities in Husum. How about a little tour of the surrounding islands or a day at the beach. This is an excellent way to prepare for the next cycling stage!
Discover with a bike tour along the Kiel Canal impressive ships and ferries and encounter the dreamy city of Rendsburg. In addition to its picturesque and historic old town, the city with the Rendsburg High Bridge a unique attraction. It is 42 meters high and over two kilometers long one of the largest and most important railway bridges Europe. In addition, the high bridge offers a viewing platform and such a breathtaking view of the city and the Kiel Canal. Take the opportunity and sit with the one that runs under the bridge transporter bridge to the other side of the canal via – a unique experience awaits you!
Emden is with over 1200 years the oldest and at the same time the largest city in East Friesland. Numerous museums convey the history and culture of Emden and the surrounding area. In addition, the local Museum ships for maritime flair and a relaxing atmosphere. As an alternative to visiting a museum or strolling through the city, you can visit here Canoe or pedal boat rides to explore. Also: The beaches along the Ems can be reached quickly by bike and provide more variety during your pleasant stay in Emden.
With our big tour of Hamburg to Flensburg discover the North Sea and Baltic Sea in all their glory. Your bike tour along the North Sea starts from the Cosmopolitan city and Elbe metropolis Hamburg out. On your numerous stations you drive through the old country, Europe's largest fruit-growing area and the fairytale town of Glückstadt. Here the invites you historic city center with its picturesque streets to dream. You continue cycling in the direction of Brunsbüttel, where the Kiel Canal flows into the North Sea. There you can marvel at the imposing cargo ships on their journey between the seas. Via Husum you reach Schleswig on the Schlei. Here we recommend a visit to the nearby Viking Museum Haithabu. Follow the paths to Kappeln on the Baltic Sea along fantastic cycle routes before the refreshing Baltic Sea wind carries you to Flensburg. This is waiting as a small, final highlight tranquil moated castle "Glücksburg" on them.
Central starting point of your Round trips in East Friesland is the tranquil town of Wittmund. Your first of four star tours takes you to the North Sea health resort of Bensersiel. It offers you the opportunity on your own by ferry to the island of Langeoog translate. Two more star tours take you by bike to Neuharlingersiel and to Harlesiel with their offshore islands Spiekeroog and Wangerooge. All three islands can be explored excellently with your bike. You can also find one here beautiful natural world heritage: the Wadden Sea. As a small change from cycling, there is one refreshingWattwanderung on. With a bit of luck you will discover seals lying relaxed in the sun in the Wadden Sea. On your fourth star tour you cycle to Jever. There you have the option Visit the world famous brewery and also to take one or the other sample.
Our classic among the bike tours on the North Sea takes you through the most beautiful stages from Hamburg to Husum always along the North Sea coast. Explore it by bike Elbe marshland protected by numerous dikes and the picturesque little towns of Elmshorn and Glückstadt. On your further cycle tour along the North Sea you will cross the Kiel Canal, which every year up to 30.000 ships from the North Sea to the Baltic Sea and leads back again. Cycle to Büsum via Brunsbüttel. We definitely recommend one on the go Visit to the seal station in the municipality of Friedrichskoog. After your last stage from Büsum to Husum and a short stopover in St. Peter-Ording, you have reached your final destination.
Would you like your trip yet extend by one day? Then we offer you a wonderful train journey to Sylt after your stay in Husum - always along the North Sea and the Wadden Sea. Alternatively, you can use our extended bike tour from Hamburg to Sylt use an additional day to explore the area around the Nordstrand peninsula with a round trip and make two additional stops in Dagebüll and Niebüll on your onward journey to Sylt.
On your Round trip through Holstein take all the highlights of the Holstein landscapes With. The starting point of your dream bike tour on the North Sea and Baltic Sea is the city of Lübeck. From here you cycle relaxed and at your own pace towards the south Elbe metropolis Hamburg and enjoy a fantastic view of the Outer Alster. The refreshing sea air will carry you along the Elbe to Brunsbüttel, where gigantic lock systems are already waiting for you. Bring these plants tens of thousands of cargo ships every year on your onward journey through the largest man-made waterway in the world: the Kiel Canal. Accompany the ships on their journey through the canal towards the Baltic Sea and race with them. After a stop in the 800-year-old town of Rendsburg directly on the canal, dreamlike Schönberg awaits you after short stages in Kiel and Laboe. How about one here refreshing bath in the Baltic Sea? From now on it's: full speed ahead to Heiligenhafen. The bike tour always works along endless sandy beaches and on kilometer-long, well-developed routes. Finally, your tour of the Baltic Sea and North Sea is coming to an end and you can let the impressions of the past few days sink in on you on a relaxing last day in Lübeck.
Between Emden and Cuxhaven lie beautiful, wide and rustic landscapesto be explored by bike. After your arrival in Emden you can start your dream tours along the romantic sandy beaches of the Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park via Greetsiel to the north. How about an informative stop at the local tea museum? With a bit of luck you will discover one on your first stage animal highlight: cute seals. With the refreshing breeze of the North Sea in your nose and the cool wind under your bike helmet, you can continue cycling in a relaxed manner via Neuharlingersiel to Wilhelmshaven. The local bay Jadebusen is ideal for a long bike ride around the shore. Alternatively, you can take the ferry as a shortcut. From Eckwarderhörne you are drawn further up the coast via Bremerhaven to Cuxhaven. As a last tour, we recommend one Excursion to the island of Neuwerk – a fantastic final climax.
On your Bike tour on the German-Dutch North Sea first pedal from Emden to Papenburg and aboutDutch border to Groningen and Delfzijl. Your starting point Emden convinces with numerous leisure and cultural activities such as its recommendable museum ships. After a long stroll through the District town of Leerthat with their romantic old town and its picturesque baroque buildings has always attracted visitors, your cycle tour along the North Sea will take you on to Papenburg. Along countless fen channels and through mystical moorland you reach Papenburg, a true Venice of the North. The landscapes are shaped by Windmills, castles and picturesque harbor towns. Groningen and Delfzijl are a worthy conclusion to your bike tour in the Netherlands - a trip to fall in love with.
Experience the unique North Frisian coast with our Bike tour from Husum to Dagebüll and on the islands of Foehr and Amrum. Enjoy onlylike bike tours along the North Sea coast and fantastic tours around the islands – the ferry costs are of course included. The islands are characterized by wide, enchanting dune landscapes and endless, imposing sandy beaches. A single long sandy beach stretches along the entire west coast of Amrum to the south of the island. Back on the mainland, cycle further inland from Schüttsiel Bredstedt. The climatic health resort of the same name has been located here since 2001 of thegeographic center of North Friesland – definitely worth a trip!
The extensive Round trip Kiel-Friedrichstadt-Brunsbüttel presents the numerous and varied facets of northern Germany. The starting point of your dream trip Kiel. Before you get on your bike, we recommend a tour of the city and a visit to the harbour. Here you will find one of the largest shipyards in Europe. You will cycle along the Kiel Canal at a leisurely pace and at your own pace to Rendsburg, where you will definitely have the Rendsburg High Bridgewith its breathtaking panoramic view to explore about the region. through the fantastic flora and rich fauna continue cycling in the direction of Friedrichstadt and Büsum and reach the roaring North Sea. By the Dithmar country follow the North Sea coast and cycle a bit through the beautiful interior of Schleswig-Holstein to Brunsbüttel. Here the Kiel Canal flows into the North Sea. Accompany the mighty cargo ships on their journey towards the Baltic Sea, when you start your last leg back to Kiel - a real spectacle!
If you would like to travel a little shorter, we offer you our compact short tour along the Kiel Canal as an alternative. Here you devote yourself completely to the imposing ships on your journey.
With our exclusive bike tours we offer you convenient additional services at no extra cost to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We take care of your physical, physical and mental well-being and ensure that you experience an unforgettable holiday.
All hotels are clean and well-groomed and have one shower or bath. In all accommodation you will receive a rich breakfast. So you start the day well nourished and can look forward to your daily excursions.
So that you can travel freely throughout the day, we transport your luggage from hotel to hotel. So you don't have to worry and enjoy the fantastically beautiful nature in all ease.
All bike tours are individual trips without a guide. So you have no stress and cycle the stages at your own pace. Take breaks according to your taste. This gives you the opportunity to stay longer in certain places and to stroll through the numerous towns. Enjoy your bike tour to the fullest!
In our extensive travel documents you will find detailed suggestions and tips for planning the day. Of course, you can also completely deviate from it and plan something of your own. The only important thing is that you arrive at your destination or your accommodation in the evening.
Of course you have the possibility Bicycles and e-bikes can be rented from us for a fee. In the event of a flat tire or other complications, we are always happy to help and advise you. You can reach us via our service hotline + 49 (0) 3831 30676-0.
In Cycle paths on the North Sea coast, from the Dutch border all the way north near Denmark well developed and signposted. Thus, all tours are easy to cycle and guarantee a pleasant journey along the coast. This means that our bike tours on the North Sea are suitable for all age groups whether beginner or professional excellently suited. We would like to make your stay as comfortable as possible for you. For even more relaxed tours, rent from us E-bikes and pedelecs. So you don't have to worry about your own bike when you arrive.
For the correct planning of a bike tour on the North Sea we recommend that you know the distances of the individual routes in advance. We would be happy to provide you with a precise one distance table to disposal. The times given are rounded and refer to one Average speed of 15 kilometers per hour. With our Map you always know where you are at the moment. Do you want to additional information about your cycle tour at the North Sea coast? In our travel information you will find everything you need to know for an unforgettable holiday.
Our bike tours on the North Sea take you to numerous sights and the diverse islands off the coast, but also to the most beautiful towns and communities on the East and North Sea coasts.
Bremerhaven, Brunsbüttel, Büsum, Bunde, Cuxhaven, Dagebüll, Delfzijl, Elmshorn, Emden, Friedrichstadt, Glückstadt, Greetsiel, Groningen, Hamburg, Husum, Jever, Leer, Neuharlingersiel, Niebüll, North, Oldenburg, Papenburg, Rendsburg, , St. Peter -Ording, Wilhelmshaven, Wittmund
Flensburg, Grömitz, Heiligenhafen, Hohwacht, Kappeln, Kiel, Lübeck, Neustadt in Holstein, Schleswig, Schönberg, Timmendorfer Strand
Amrum, Borkum, Foehr, Langeoog, Norderney, Spiekeroog, Sylt, Wangerooge