Beach Langeoog, © Andreas Falk
© Andreas Falk

The North Sea


Cycle rides along the beautiful coastline, long walks along the dike, hikes along the vast tidal mudflats – on the North Sea coast of Lower Saxony, your body will practically crave intensive exercise in the fresh salty air. But don’t worry, you don’t have to exert yourself to feel instantly revitalised!

A walk along the tidal mudflats of the Wadden Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site comes highly recommended, as it is the perfect opportunity to unwind that you would expect from a holiday on Niedersachsen’s coast.
An unbelievable tranquillity prevails here, where the North Sea gives way to the tidal mudflats, making it a wonderful place to sharpen the senses.

Tourists can also hear the soft squelching noise of what experts claim to be the tiny feet of washed-up mussels digging their way back underground.

The bike tours past historic manors, impressive lighthouses and old mills lining the route like a string of pearls – which all seasoned mountain bikers are sure to appreciate - are varied and popular with all age groups. White- and- green signposts guide the way to the next picturesque village or little harbour, where you can gather your strength with some bread rolls and generous portions of fish or shrimp. And with the wind on your back to push you along, you inevitably get the feeling of having not only travelled but also truly experienced Niedersachsen’s North Sea coast.

Highlights

Wilhelmshaven-Cup, © Wilhelmshaven Touristik & Freizeit GmbH / B. Groneick
© Wilhelmshaven Touristik & Freizeit GmbH / B. Groneick

Wilhelmshaven


Nordseeküste, © Tourismusverband Landkreis Stade/Elbe e.V./ Martin Elsen
© Tourismusverband Landkreis Stade/Elbe e.V./ Martin Elsen

North Sea Cycle Route


  • Type of tour: Straight-course tour
  • Tour length: 568km
  • Highest point: 61m
Klimatherapie am Strand, © Kulturverwaltung Wangerooge / Kees van Surksum
© Kulturverwaltung Wangerooge / Kees van Surksum

Thalasso spa treatments by the North Sea


Health and beauty regimen from the sea

Lower Saxony Wadden Sea Germany, © Nationalparkverwaltung Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer / Norbert Hecker
© Nationalparkverwaltung Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer / Norbert Hecker

Wadden Sea: UNESCO World Heritage Side


The effect of the tide’s ebb and flow has created a very special coastal landscape that stretches from the Netherlands, along the coasts of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein, all the way to Denmark:…

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