Welcome to the cycling destination Lower Saxony

Getting around by bike


Radfahren in Niedersachsen
© TMN/Peter Hamel

There are numerous tours for young and old, for leisure ly and athletic cyclists, for solo travellers, groups and families, for just a weekend or a whole cycling holiday in Lower Saxony. There’s something here for everyone – guaranteed!

Whether you choose to travel by bike and train or stay in our cyclist-friendly “bed+bike” accommodations, we know what you need to fuel your pedal power so you can quickly forget the stresses of every day life. Here in Lower Saxony you can look out to the horizon, enjoying the view of the uplands as you ride alongside babbling brooks and broad rivers. You can still hear the creaking of the old mill wheels and watch maritime tradition come to life at the old locks.

Time almost seems to stand still on beautiful tree-lined avenues. Take time out on your cycling tour to visit one of the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Lower Saxony, or stop by for a dairy refreshment at a typical northern German “Melkhüs”.

There is much to discover on our cycle routes. Our cycle routes have star credentials Niedersachsen boasts two of the most popular cycling routes in Germany – the Elberadweg and Weser-Radweg. Ensuring quality is paramount to us for your cycling holiday. How about a tour along the EmsRadweg, which has been awarded four stars by the German Cyclist Federation (ADFC)!

You will find many other varied routes in Lower Saxonyas as well, like the Ilmenauradweg, the Radrundweg „Weites Land“, the Friedensroute Münster-Osnabrück and the Internationale Dollard Route. And for those who are more athletic, the mountain bike route networks in the Harz mountains and Solling- Vogler Nature Park hold quite a few challenges in store for mountain bikers. Have we piqued your interest? Read on for some inspiring ideas for your next cycling holiday in Lower Saxony.

We look forward to welcoming you!