The best cycle routes in Germany
Take your bike and go through breathtaking landscape and mysterious places where history was written. You can relax in one of the most entertaining water parks or swim in lakes. If you are thirsty, you can stop at local brewery while your friends will fly in balloon. Where can you experience all of it? On trails around Munich, Berlin or Nuremberg.
BERLIN WALL TRAIL: the most famous bicycle trail in Germany
The most popular cycling route in Germany is called Berlin Wall Trail. 160 km long asphalt trail will take you to the history of the Berlin Wall and even further to the Cold War. You have an opportunity to get know the capital city of Germany with the most important museums and monuments. If you belong to iFamily (owners of iPhones, iPads), download on your smartphone the app called "The Berlin Wall", which tells you all about Berlin. The map shows the location of wall, pictures and links through which you will not need a guide.
BERLIN - COPENHAGEN: a unique trail for experienced cyclists
Only those who have an experience can take the Cycle route Berlin - Copenhagen. Be prepared for hundreds of kilometers of traveling. 650 km long trail through hilly terrain is not for everyone. Don't forget to plan several breaks. The ideal choice is a region of Brandenburg and Mecklenburg lake, where you can stretch your legs. Rostock is place where you leave Germany's borders. You just need to use ferry to get to Denmark, where you have to continue with your bike to the finish line.
BERLIN DAHME CYCLE ROUT: route for families
Nice and easy route Berlin Dahme Cycle Rout starts in Köpenick, which is considered to be a green lung of Berlin. Children just love this trail because they can visit Tropical Islands, the best water park ever. It is impossible to skip a lagoon or a rainforest created by 50,000 plants. Now it’s time to continue the journey. Avoid unnecessary accidents and remember that your route (Dahme Cycle Rout) intersects with route of skaters (Flaeming Skate Route). The final destination of the trip is a romantic Kolpien.
FLAEMING SKATE & BIKE ROUTE, BERLIN: Trail for cyclists and skaters
Are any members of your family fans of in-line skating and the others are passionate cyclists? Come to Berlin to the Flaeming Skate & Bike Route, which is great for whole family. Unique skating trail is located about 60 km south of Berlin and it is considered to be the best skating route in Europe. The area is divided into eight well-marked and interconnected circuits - from the shortest path for beginners (11 km) to the longest path (92 km) leading through mostly flat landscape of the Lower Fläming - Brandenburg. Shorter trail is great for families with children.
ISAR CYCLE ROUTE - children learn about Munich
Isar Cycle Route is almost 300 km long and it is not just challenge for you but also for your bicycle. The road includes meadows, cities of Upper Bavaria, where it is literally an obligation to stop to drink one beer, and also farms, where you should taste fresh milk. This route is considered to be suitable for families with children. Minimal traffic allows you to admire Karwendel mountains.
MANGFALL BIKE TRAIL: Munich for beginners
Map of Germany will not be necessary if you choose Mangfall Bike Trail that runs through the flat surface and friendly terrain. Just go 50 km straight to Rosenheim, which is connected to Munich. Cyclists must take break to gain strength and on this route there is great place to do it - Aying brewery. Beer from here will give you more energy than ion drink.
SECRET TIP: Olympiapark in Munich
If you're in Munich, you definitely have to see the Olympiapark, unique architectural construction where the Olympic Games were held. Your children can take a tour around Olympiapark in a small train. The very popular are tours to the rooms of big football stars. Climb stairs to 200 meters tall Olympic tower with gorgeous view. Did you know that Olympic Stadium is place where more than fourteen thousands people could enjoy concerts of the most talented music stars as Whitney Houston, Paul McCartney, Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd? Let’s find out who from celebrities have the biggest hands in street of fame. Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John and many others left their fingerprints here.
REGNITZ CYCLE TOUR: Trip with friends to Nuremberg
Follow the life story of Albrecht Dürer and wealthy patrician families during your trip along the river Regnitz, which begins in Nuremberg (Regnitz Cycle Tour). Follow the river Pegnitz to the city Fürth, where it flows into the Regnitz. And now you have to decide, if you choose easier and shorter route (75 km) along the Main-Danube Canal, which runs parallel to the river Regnitz, or if you choose a longer cycling route (85 km). The shorter route has an advantage of little traffic but longer route goes through the beautiful valley Regnitz. The final destination is the city of Bamberg, where you can admire nature with wooded hills and sandy river stream.
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