With nine EuroVelo routes, Germany is THE country for cycling tours in Europe. Around 230 bicycle routes lead cyclists through the country's varied landscapes. Whether you cycle along the coast or one of the numerous rivers, through impressive mountainous landscapes or historical and modern cities, you will certainly find a ride that suits your tastes. Culinary enjoyments, cultural monuments and sights of untouched nature along the routes complete the bicycle travel experience in Germany.

National 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.

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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 with route descriptions and references of Bed+Bike establishments.

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Maps & Guides

Rhine Cycle Route Service Manual

From the source to the mouth: 1233 kilometres of cycling fun with a river view. You are looking for cyclist-friendly accommodation close to Andermatt? You are interested in seeing Düsseldorf’s sights? You fancy trying Alsatian “Flammkuchen” in Strasbourg or wine in Rhineland Palatinate or perhaps you would like to rent a bike on the Dutch coast? Step by step, or better put stage by stage, you will find all the transnational information as well as helpful tour tips and tricks.


Radel ins Museum

In den Museen entlang des weitläufigen Radwegenetzes warten unzählige museale Schätze darauf, entdeckt zu werden. Jedes Jahr im Frühling lockt der Aktionstag „Tag der offenen Museen - Radel ins Museum“ Aktivurlauber und Kulturinteressierte in Scharen in die regionalen Heimat- und Kunstmuseen. An diesem Aktionstag öffnen die Museen jeweils von 11 – 17 Uhr und bieten bei freiem Eintritt ein attraktives Programm an. Foto: ©Pfalz.Touristik e.V./Dominik Ketz

Kneipp-Fahrradtour für Jedermann

Lust auf eine gesellige Fahrradtour und ein paar unbeschwerte Stunden in netter Gesellschaft? Die Kneipp-Fahrradtour startet am Eltener Markt und führt durch niederrheinische und niederländische Umgebung. Sie wird von raderfahrenen Kneippmitgliedern geleitet. Es werden Kaffee und Kuchen-Stopps eingelegt. Die Tour ist für Mitglieder und Nichtmitglieder kostenfrei. Verpflegung zahlt jeder selbst. Eine Anmeldung ist nicht erforderlich. Millingen ©European Cyclists’ Federation, Demarrage LTMA, P. G…

Bookable Offers

The Danube from Passau to Budapest

@Austria @Germany @Hungary @Slovakia

Two weeks to ride on one of the most beautiful trails in Europe. From Passau to Vienna, the route is a genuine succession of gorgeous landscapes, castles, cities and monasteries; you will cross the Wachau, a wine-growing region classified by Unesco and you will visit Passau, Linz and Vienna. From Vienna to Budapest, the route runs through the National Park of Stopfenreuther and rich wine-growing areas and through cities with unique heritages, including Bratislava and Budapest.

Bike Tour Chur-Basel

@Austria @Germany @Liechtenstein @Switzerland

Our trip goes from central Switzerland, through Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, back to Switzerland, in the picturesque Basel on the Rhine's knee. The panorama of the Alps and the grandiose view over the Lac of Constance will make for lasting impressions and a lot of variety. You will cycle through Switzerland's Grand Canyon and through nice little villages. Further down the road the valleys get wider, the mountains softer and the first vineyards indicate the mild climate of the Lac of Constan…

Bike Tour Chur-Rotterdam

@Austria @Germany @Liechtenstein @Netherlands @Switzerland

Join us on one of the longest and most beautiful bike tours across Europe. We follow one of the biggest and most impressive rivers of the continent. The Rhine links several cultures and varied landscapes from the Swiss Alps, through the principality of Liechtenstein, through Austria and Germany to the Netherlands and the Grand Finale on the North Sea. Duration: 28 nights/29 days. Price: from 2.958€

Bike Tour Basel Speyer

@France @Germany @Switzerland

Most of the time the Rhine forms the natural border between France and Germany, between French savoir-vivre and German coziness. The past hasn't always been that peaceful, as you can see along the route, finding yourself often between former French and German fortifications. The region has nonetheless been enjoyable, passing through several historic sites - from the Swiss Basel via Freiburg to the European city of Strasbourg, by Karlsruhe to the picturesque city of Speyer and its cathedral.

Track of peace in Westphalia


A route to peace and recreation is the motto of the bookable offer. It includes accommodation as well as sightseeing tours. Exploring the cycle route will lead to an understanding of the history of negotiations to end the “Thirty Years’ Wars”, which had destroyed enormous parts of Central Europe. The process of the Peace Congress lasted several years and led to the “Peace of Westphalia”. Münster and Osnabrück were significant negotiation places. The offer is suitable for regular cycle tourists.…



Süße Früchte hängen prall an den Bäumen und Sträuchern entlang des Radweges. Sie müssen Ihre Hand nur ausstrecken, um eine davon zu kosten. Es ist wahrlich ein paradiesischer Anblick, wenn Kiwis, Feigen und Kirschen so reich im Gebiet zwischen Rhein, Neckar und der Deutschen Weinstraße wachsen. Wahrscheinlich ist es auch dieser kulinarische Reichtum, der die Menschen so stolz auf ihre Heimat macht. So stolz, dass sie jedem einzelnen Gast ihre ganze Aufmerksamkeit schenken. Foto: ©Südpfalz-Touri…

Drei Kaiserdome am Rhein SPEYER, WORMS & MAINZ


Die gewaltigen Kaiserdome in Speyer, Worms und Mainz sind eindruckvolle Zeugen der fast tausend jährigen Geschichte entlang des größten europäischen Stroms. Dieser besondere Reiz von Natur und Kultur lockt unverändert! Genießen Sie eine abwechslungsreiche und sehr interessante Radtour entlang der romantischen Altrheinarme, vorbei an vielen kulturellen Highlights in den größten deutschen Weinbaugebieten Rhein-Hessen und der Pfalz. Foto: ©Pfalz.Touristik e.V