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In Germany, the EuroVelo 3 long-distance cycle route leads along sections of the Ochsenweg Cycle Route, North Sea Cycle Route, Hamburg-Bremen Cycle Route, Bridges Cycle Route, Peace Route, 100 Castles Route, Roman Lippe Route and Moated Castles Route. You can find all the information about the individual route sections in the websites linked below.
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Regional information
  • Hamburg - Bremen

    Hamburg-Bremen Cycle Route

    From the maritime UNESCO World Heritage city and harbour metropolis of Hamburg featuring attractions such as the Alster, Landungsbrücken landing stages and Warehouse District, the cycle route continues over the historic Elbe bridge in Harburg, past Schwarze Berge wildlife park and through the Harburg Hills to Bremen, which is also a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage city. For more than six centuries now, the political future of the oldest city republic in Europe has been decided at the town hall here in Bremen. UNESCO has added the town hall and the Roland statue on the market square to its list of World Heritage Sites.

    Route descriptionElectronic maps / GPS tracksPrinted materialCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Bike rental facilitiesPoints of interest / attractions etc.

    available in de

    http://www.radfernweg-hamburg-bremen.de/

  • Elmshorn - Flensburg

    Ochsenweg

    In the nineteenth century, the Ochsenweg (literally ‘oxen route’) was the main overland route between Denmark and North Germany. It served as a cattle track for farmers, but was also used by soldiers, tradesmen, pilgrims and beggars as a direct route southwards. Today, cyclists are able to experience the nature and cultural history of North Germany along this historical route. Located away from busy roads, the route passes through moors and marshland, forests, the meadows and heaths typical of North Germany, past lakes and along rivers.

    Route descriptionElectronic maps / GPS tracksPrinted materialCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Bike rental facilities

    available in de

    http://www.sh-tourismus.de/de/ochsenweg-1

  • Wesel - Bonn

    Rhine Cycle Route

    The Pilgrims Route now reaches the Rhine Cycle Route where varied art and culture can be experienced. Vibrant towns await exploration along what is undoubtedly the most interesting section of the Rhine Cycle Route and from which unobstructed views can be enjoyed over the water time and time again. The route leads from the Siebengebirge upland range, past the metropolises of Cologne and Düsseldorf, to the Lower Rhine in Bonn, which is one of the oldest cities in Germany. The former German capital looks back on a history spanning more than 2,000 years.

    Route descriptionPrinted materialPublic transport connectionsCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Bike rental facilitiesBookable offers

    available in en / fr / de / nl / nl

    http://www.rheinradweg.net/index.php?id=1&L=2

  • Elmshorn - Hamburg

    North Sea Cycle Route

    The section along the North Sea Cycle Route not only offers cyclists the opportunity to experience nature, but also to visit a variety of larger and smaller harbour towns. From Elmshorn, the route passes through the Elbvorland floodplains and on to Hamburg – the “Gateway to the World”, as the harbour city on the Elbe is commonly known – where the city’s maritime UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be explored.

    Route descriptionElectronic maps / GPS tracksPrinted materialCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Bike rental facilitiesPoints of interest / attractions etc.

    available in de

    http://http://www.sh-tourismus.de/de/nordseekuesten-radweg

  • Bremen - Osnabrück

    Bridges Cycle Route

    The Bridges Cycle Route links Bremen and Osnabrück on two parallel routes. Trade has flourished between the two Hanseatic towns for time immemorial. The well-developed route passes through three nature parks featuring unspoilt moors and forests, historical sites with a fascinating past, and over countless bridges. Some of these bridges are of historical interest; others are architecturally appealing. And all are a key feature of the beautiful riverscape. Osnabrück is home to a distinctive building designed by Daniel Libeskind with the motto of “Art against forgetting”. It houses the world’s largest collection of works by Osnabrück artist, Felix Nussbaum.

    Route descriptionPrinted materialCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Bike rental facilitiesBookable offersPoints of interest / attractions etc.

    available in de

    http://www.brueckenradweg.de/

  • Osnabrück - Münster

    Peace Route

    The EuroVelo 3 continues along the Peace Route linking the cities of Osnabrück and Münster. This modern cycle route traces the course of a historical riding trail through the Tecklenburger Land region. The city of Münster stands for the past and the future, a cultural stronghold and a cycling paradise, a diocesan city and a student city. The 1,200-year-old metropolis shows how the old can also be young – with vibrant city flair, a compelling cultural programme and versatile leisure and shopping options.

    Route descriptionElectronic maps / GPS tracksPrinted materialBookable offers

    available in de

    http://www.muensterland-tourismus.de/5183/Friedensroute

  • Münster - Haltern am See

    100 castles routes

    The Pilgrims Route follows the 100 Castles Route for a total of 75 kilometres. Castles, palaces and manor houses are the treasures of the Münsterland region. They are testimonies to outstanding architecture. Past eras come to life again here. It is possible to experience these by bike along the 100 Castles Route. The wonderful parks are perfect for stopping off.

    Route descriptionElectronic maps / GPS tracksPrinted materialCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Bookable offersPoints of interest / attractions etc.

    available in de

    http://www.muensterland-tourismus.de/5116/100-schloesser-route-radtour

  • Haltern am See - Wesel

    Roman Lippe Route

    The next section of the Pilgrims Route follows the Roman Lippe Route. Where history was once written on the roads built by the Romans, the natural border today runs between the Münsterland’s parklands and the industrial culture of the Ruhr metropolitan region on the stretch between Hamm and Haltern. Initially densely forested, the Roman Lippe Route passes through varied scenery on the way from Haltern am See to Wesel.

    Route descriptionElectronic maps / GPS tracksPrinted materialCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Bookable offersPoints of interest / attractions etc.

    available in de

    http://www.roemerlipperoute.de/

  • Bonn - Aachen

    Water Castle Route

    The final section of the Pilgrims Route follows the Water Castle Route. Countless moated castles and palaces, historical town centres, monasteries, mills and other historical and cultural highlights along the route remind of the times of lords and knights. The route leads from Bonn along streams and rivers, through fertile lowlands and low mountain ranges characterised by agriculture to Aachen. Aachen Cathedral, which is the city’s landmark, along with the cathedral treasury were the first two German cultural monuments to be added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites back in 1978.

    Route descriptionElectronic maps / GPS tracksPrinted materialPublic transport connectionsCycle friendly services (accommodation, cafes, restaurants etc.)Points of interest / attractions etc.

    available in de

    http://www.die-wasserburgen-route.de