From the German port of Rostock on the Baltic Sea coast, the EuroVelo 7 follows the Berlin-Copenhagen Cycle Route. Passing through the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania it takes the route south towards the Mecklenburg Lakes. The towns of Neustrelitz and Güstrow offer cultural attractions on the way. It then follows the Havel River and the towns of Oranienburg and Fürstenberg/Havel and the tranquil expanse of the state of Brandenburg towards Berlin. After Berlin, the route eventually connects to the Elbe Cycle Route which leads through Dresden, and then takes you all the way to the Czech border.

National & Regional Information

ADFC: Allgemeiner Deutscher Fahrrad-Club e.V.

National EuroVelo Coordination Centre

The ADFC is a nationwide, Non-Profit-Organisation with more than 175.000 members whose shared aim is to make the roads safer for cyclists and pedestrians. Besides encouraging environmentally-friendly and therefore sustainable forms of transport, the ADFC provides advice on all aspects of cycling. This includes advice on buying a bike, technology and cycling accessories, tourism-related and political issues.

030 2091498-0

ADFC Quality Cycling Routes

Currently, 37 cycling routes and five cycling tour regions in Germany carry the ADFC seal of quality. The link provides more information.

ADFC's brochure "Deutschland per Rad entdecken"

On the online presentation of the ADFC's brochure you will find a selection of the most beautiful bike routes in Germany.

Bett+Bike - Bicycle Friendly Accommodation

Around 5,500 hotels, guesthouses, youth hostels, nature houses and camping sites are tailored to the needs of cyclists. Guest companies meeting ADFC quality criteria are marked with a sign at the entrance.

German Tourism Center e.V., DZT

The DZT has promoted Germany abroad on behalf of the federal government for more than 60 years. It advertises the touristic diversity of Germany throughout the world. It therefore advertises for one of the biggest and most popular brands - the travel country Germany. A selection of attractive long distance cycle routes can be found on www.germany.travel with route descriptions and references of Bed+Bike establishments.

+49 (0)69 974640

[EV2, EV7] D-Route 3

This website contains information on the German D-Route 3, with a description of the route, an electronic map, as well as services along the route like accommodation, bookable offers and points of interest.

[EV4, EV7] Elbe Cycle Route South

While the Elbe is only the second longest river in Germany, it is definitely the number one river among cycle tourists. Immediately beyond the German-Czech border, the river is greeted by the sandstone cliffs of Saxon Switzerland National Park. The route passes through the Elbe valley, amidst romantic, rugged scenery. The world-famous Semperoper opera house and reconstructed Frauenkirche church can be visited in Dresden.

+49 3501 470141

[EV7] Berlin-Copenhagen

From Berlin, the route continues northwards into the sprawling Brandenburg scenery, along the River Havel. On the way to the Baltic coast, the route crosses through the Mecklenburg lake district with Lake Müritz and its over one hundred other lakes and rivers. Countless towns well worth a visit lie along the route to the Hanseatic city of Rostock, where it is possible to take the ferry across to Gedser in Denmark. Tourismusverband Ruppiner Seenland e.V.; Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V.

+49 03391/ 659630; +49 381 4030-550