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Bike tours on the Rhine ☀️

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From vineyards to medieval castles: diverse Rhine region on two wheels

With an impressive length of over 1.200 kilometers the Rhine flows from Switzerland to the North Sea. Along this picturesque river landscape invite around 800 kilometers on Cycle Pathen in Germany to explore the Rhine. The Rhine cycle paths are from one breathtaking and varied landscape shaped. On your bike rides along the mighty river you will experience idyllic vineyards, historical castles and living cities like Mainz and Cologne – a true paradise for Culture lovers and wine lover.

  • 800 kilometers of Cycle Pathe in Germany along the Rhine from Switzerland to Rotterdam
  • Discover the history and gastronomy of the towns along the river
  • Ideal for culture and nature lovers

Exciting bike tours on the Rhine Cycle Path

Discover the heart of the Rhine Cycle Path

Whether imposing castles, picturesque vineyards or charming old towns: A bike tour along the Rhine will take you there exciting sights and natural wonders. On your journey you will pass through some of the most iconic cities and towns the Western Region has to offer. Well-maintained and signposted cycle paths along the Rhine ensure safe and relaxed driving experience and connect the vibrant centers of this multi-faceted region. Discover the romantic soul of the Rhine.

Strasbourg: city of European history and gastronomy

Strasburg, located in the heart of Alsace and crossroads of European history, enchants every visitor with its rich cultural heritage. In the midst of the charming old town sits the impressive Strasbourg Cathedral. Its platform offers a magnificent view over the city. The historic district"La Petite France" with its picturesque half-timbered houses invites you to take a leisurely stroll. Strasbourg is also home to important European institutions, including the the European Parliament. Anyone who has gotten hungry after all the discoveries can look forward to Alsatian specialties such as tarte flambée or sauerkraut in the many rustic Winstubs!

St. Paul Church in Strasbourg (Strasbourg), France

Mainz: On the trail of Gutenberg

Mainz, the lively city on the Rhine, is particularly known for its magnificent MainZer cathedral, which shapes the cityscape. But not only that: Mainz is also the city of Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of movable type printing. Visit this Gutenberg Museum and marvel at the first printed books. Get off the saddle for a leisurely stroll along the picturesque old town, dotted with pretty towns half-timbered houses and cozy wine bars!

Altstadt Foto von Mainz am Rhein
The old town in Mainz

Koblenz: Where the Rhine and Moselle to kiss

In the charming city Koblenz meet Rhine and Moselle at the famous German corner on each other. From the opposite Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, which can be reached with the longest cable car in Germany, offers you a breathtaking view of the river panorama. The picturesque old town invites you to linger with its winding streets and cozy cafés.

Panoramafoto vom Rhein mit Koblenz
Panoramic view of Koblenz and the Rhine

Cologne: cathedral city with a heart and Kölsch

Cologne, the Rhine metropolis, is widely known for its majestic Cologne cathedral, which towers over the city. But the city has even more to offer: Discover the lively culture, art and music scene, enjoy a freshly tapped Kölsch in one of the traditional breweries or stroll along the banks of the Rhine. Cologne's warm atmosphere will inspire you!

Köln am Rhein mit dem Kölner Dom
Cologne on the Rhine

Düsseldorf: fashion, art and Altbier

Düsseldorf, the elegant state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, is known for its fashion and artistic scene. The famous Konigsallee, affectionately called "Kö", invites you to go shopping while the Old town with its more than 260 pubs and restaurants as "longest bar in the world" is applicable. But that's not all: Discover the modern architecture in the Media Harbor and the extensive range of art in museums such as the North Rhine-Westphalia Art Collection. A fresh Altbier in one of the traditional breweries completes the visit!

View of the Rhine Tower in Dusseldorf

Rhine Cycle Path: Unforgettable highlights

Be amazed by the diversity and beauty of the regions along the Rhine Cycle Path inspire. With well-signposted, excellently developed and easy-to-navigate cycle paths, cycling is pure pleasure. The course of the route is impressive flat topography, which has hardly any challenging gradients. This makes the Rhine Cycle Path an ideal choice for Cyclists who are new to cycling and families. Browse through our extensive range of tours and gain unique experiences on the Rhine Cycle Path while enjoying the picturesque landscapes from the saddle of your bike!

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On the trail of wine and culture by bike: Breisgau and the Alsatian Wine Route

Discover on this bike trip the picturesque landscapes of Breisgau and the Markgraferland between the Black Forest and the Vosges. Start in the charming city of Freiburg and immerse yourself in the Baden and Alsatian way of life. Enchanting wine places and cultural highlights such as Strasburg waiting for you. Through the idyllic vineyards of the Kaiserstuhl you can reach medieval Endingen and the wine-growing town of Malterdingen. Another highlight is visiting the Europa Parks in Rust. Along the floodplains of the Rhine and past the backdrop of the northern Black Forest you reach the Alsace metropolis of Strasbourg. Your route continues on the Euro-Cycle Path to Molsheim and along the Alsatian Wine Route. Colorful half-timbered houses line your way up to Saint-Hippolyte, at the foot of the majestic Haut-Koenigsbourg. After a stroll through the romantic streets of Colmar, your journey through the Rhine valley ends back in Freiburg.

The winegrowers' tour on the Rhine: A wine lover's dream on two wheels

Discover the four wine regions Nahe, Rheinhessen, Rheingau, Middle Rhine in a single tour! This extraordinary cycle tour includes two overnight stays directly with winegrowers, three wine tastings and enchanting routes through picturesque vineyards and charming wine villages. From Rüdesheim follow the Rhine Cycle Path through the Nahe valley, before you reach the rolling hills of Rheinhessen. You spend the night in Flonheim and Nierstein, surrounded by extensive vineyards with wine tasting directly at the winemaker. The Rheingau will enchant you as you continue your journey Top Riesling vineyards and historical producers like Monastery Eberbach and Castle Vollrads. Enjoy your trip by bike and boat along the romantic Middle Rhine, a World Heritage Site, before completing your trip in Rüdesheim. The well-maintained cycle paths often lead through the vineyards and are reserved for cyclists and hikers.

Weinberge am Rhein in den Rheinweinanbaugebieten

Historical cycling tour: From Mainz to Cologne along the picturesque banks of the Rhine

Embark on one unique journey of discovery along the Rhine. With its rich history ranging from the Romans to the medieval castles, and its scenic beauties is this stage of the Rhine cycle path Mainz to Cologne a must for Culture and wine lovers. Follow the flow of Mainz through gentle vineyard slopes and picturesque wine-growing towns to Rüdesheim. Discover the splendor of the castles along the way Sankt Goar and climb the Loreley. In Koblenz the Deutsches Eck awaits you. Between Koblenz and Bad Godesberg you can in cozy spas and relax in beer gardens. End your journey in the vibrant city Cologne with its impressive cathedral. Don't miss this cultural and culinary tour!

Köln am Rhein mit dem Kölner Dom
Cologne on the Rhine

Rhenish Romanticism: Discovery bike tour from Mainz to Koblenz

Get on your bike and discover what is alive legacy of the Romans on the picturesque banks of the Rhine. This five day bike tour guides you through this UNESCO World Heritage Site Rhine Valley, starting in Mainz, the city of Gutenberg. Admire gentle ones vineyards, picturesque wine-growing villages and be enchanted by the broad, majestic tranquility of the Rhine. Treat yourself to a wine tasting in Ruedesheim and the rise to legendary Loreley don't miss. Finally you reach Koblenz, characterized by magnificent castles like this one Stolzenfels Castle.

Altstadt Foto von Mainz am Rhein
The old town in Mainz

Additional services included - for a relaxed Rhine bike tour

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.

Comfortable accommodation on the Rhine Cycle Path

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.

Bei allen Hotels erhalten Sie ein reichhaltiges Frühstück.
All hotels offer a rich breakfast.

Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel

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.

Wir transportieren Ihr Gepäck jeden Tag von Hotel zu Hotel.
We transport your luggage from hotel to hotel every day.

Individual cycling tour on the Rhine Cycle Path

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!

Touristin in Heidelberg am Necker genießt die Aussicht

Travel documents with tips for daily planning

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.

Sie erhalten umfangreiche Reiseunterlagen zu jeder gebuchten Reise.
You will receive comprehensive travel documents for every trip booked.

Rent bikes and on the spot in case of breakdown

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.

Reifenpanne mit unseren geliehen Fahrrädern? Wir helfen Ihnen gerne weiter!
Flat tire with our borrowed bikes? We're here to help!

Map & distance table

Take advantage of that Map of the Rhine Cycle Pathto get a first insight and overview of the length of the route sections.

Rhine cycle path map

Rhine cycle path distance table

Frequently asked questions about bike tours along the Rhine

Where does the Rhine Cycle Path begin?

The Rhine Cycle Path begins in the headwaters of the Rhine in Andermatt, which lies in the Swiss Alps. Here the Rhine rises in a lake. The first stage takes you from there downhill to Chur.

How long is the Rhine Cycle Path?

The Rhine Cycle Path, also known as EuroVelo 15, is 1.233 kilometers long and is divided into 24 stages from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea coast.

Where is the most beautiful part of the Rhine Cycle Path?

The section of the Rhine between Rüdesheim and Koblenz, along with the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this region, the Rhine shows its romantic side: Steep vineyard slopes line the path, medieval palaces, fortresses and fortresses sit enthroned on the peaks. All other stages of the Rhine Cycle Path also have their special highlights for a cycling holiday.

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Fahrradstraße in Freiburg
From 879 €

Breisgau and Alsatian Wine Route

Between the Black Forest and the Vosges lie the Breisgau and the Markgräferland as well as the French Alsace in the southwest of Germany. Starting from Freiburg im Breisgau, you will roam through the diverse landscape of the…

Duration
9 days
Length
about 300 km
travel code
FR 01
4,5 / 5 stars

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Bonn aus der Vogelperspektive am Rhein Cycle Path
From 869 €

Rhine Cycle Path: Mainz - Cologne - the relaxed stroll

Let the romantic Middle Rhine take you on a particularly enjoyable cycle tour Mainz seduce you to Cologne. Follow the Rhine Cycle Path on short daily stages along lovely vineyards to Eltville with its electoral castle, to…

Duration
8 days
Length
about 222 km
travel code
RHE 04
5,0 / 5 stars

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Weinberge am Rhein in den Rheinweinanbaugebieten
From 849 €

Winemaker tour Rhine

This round tour offers 2 overnight stays directly at the winemaker's, 3 wine tastings and varied cycle paths through 4 wine-growing regions. Enjoy the wine landscape of the Nahe Valley with its wonderfully steep slopes, the gentle hilly landscape in…

Duration
8 days
Length
about 267 km
travel code
RHE 03
4,0 / 5 stars

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Köln am Rhein mit dem Kölner Dom
From 749 €

Rhine Cycle Path Mainz - Cologne (7 days)

Thermal springs and healing waters lured the Romans to the Rhine 2000 years ago. Today, the many medieval castles, the vineyards and the towns worth seeing are added and not only attract cyclists. From all over the world travel the…

Duration
7 days
Length
about 216 km
travel code
RHE 02
5,0 / 5 stars

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Touristin in Heidelberg am Necker genießt die Aussicht
From 789 €

Round trip Palatinate

The region around the mouth of the Neckars in the Rhine is not only scenic. It also offers many cultural highlights in a very mild, Mediterranean climate. Visit the famous cathedral city of Speyer, Germany’s oldest…

Duration
8 days
Length
about 275 km
travel code
RP 07

Traditionales Haus in Arnheim
From 769 €

Rhine Cycle Path Cologne-Arnhem

Many cyclists already know the Rhine from Switzerland to Cologne, but the further beautiful route from Cologne to Holland is still unknown to most - quite wrongly, in our opinion! Enjoy a consistently flat route that is rich in…

Duration
7 days
Length
about 242 km
travel code
RHE 10

From 649 €

Rhine Cycle Path Mainz-Cologne (6 days)

On this six-day trip you will travel through the romantic Middle Rhine region at a brisk pace. Along the route lined with secluded vineyards you will find small towns worth seeing, such as the half-timbered town of Eltville with its...

Duration
6 days
Length
about 200 km
travel code
RHE 06

Altstadt Foto von Mainz am Rhein
From 599 €

Rhine Cycle Path Mainz - Koblenz

A little more than a weekend – but a lot of vacation. On this trip you start in Mainz with the imperial cathedral, which is worth seeing, and follow the Rhine Cycle Path on its most beautiful section to Koblenz in 5 days. On this tour you have time every day…

Duration
5 days
Length
about 119 km
travel code
RHE 01
5,0 / 5 stars

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