Aller-Radweg bei Bosse, © Tourismusregion Aller-Leine-Tal / Mirko Krenzel
© Tourismusregion Aller-Leine-Tal / Mirko Krenzel

Aller Cycle Route

926 m
780 m
253 km
highest point
180 m
This Tour is suitable for
Touring bike
Type of tour
Suitable for

The Aller-Radweg cycle route is a hidden gem linking the Weser river with the Elbe river. The 328 kilometre long route passes through idyllic landscapes along the Aller river. It runs from where the Aller joins the Weser at Verden to its source beyond Eggenstedt near Magdeburg.

Route and sights

Verden - Schwarmstedt (54 km)

Cathedral, historic old town, German Horse Museum, Sachsenhain memorial and the Verden Dunes => Westen: Aller ferry between Westen and Otersen => Rethem: Londy-Park with its windmill, Burghof Rethem cultural centre => Ahlden: Ahlden Castle => Hodenhagen: Eickeloh reaction ferry => Schwarmstedt: Bothmer Mühle windmill, Harry’s klingendes Museum (museum of mechanical musical instruments),
tours of the town, Museum Railway, VerWell water park, Magic Park, Rethem nature trail, Serengeti Park Hodenhagen

Schwarmstedt - Celle (43 km)

Wietze: German Oil Museum => Winsen: Stechinelli Gate, windmill => Celle: Celle Castle with Residenzmuseum (Residence Museum), historic town centre with half-timbered houses, State Stud for Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), Sprechende Laternen (Talking Lamps) 
Guided tour, mini golf, Essel swimming lake, carriage rides, Hüttensee amusement park, waterskiing, sailing, surfing

Celle - Gifhorn (45 km)

Wienhausen: Wienhausen Abbey => Müden/ Aller:  Fortified church => Gifhorn: International Wind and Watermill Museum, Renaissance palace of the The Royal House of Hanover dynasty, historical water tower with panorama café
Theme-based tours of the palace and town, Celler Badeland water world, palace theatre, Aller shipping

Gifhorn - Wolfsburg (26 km)

Fallersleben: Schloss mit „Hoffmann-von-Fallersleben-Museum“, Altes Brauhaus => Wolfsburg: Themenpark Autostadt, Phaeno  - die Experimentierlandschaft
Stadt- & Heideführungen, Ballonfahrten, Rad- und Wasserwandern, Kutschfahrten und Reiten

Wolfsburg - Eggenstedt (82 km)

Oebisfelde: Castle complex => Seggerde: Farm house and farm park in the grounds of the former moated castle => Weferlingen: Ruins of early Gothic castle => Walbeck: Ruins of Romanesque collegiate church => Marienborn: Memorial to the division of Germany, collegiate church and chapel at spring => Ummendorf: Ummendorf castle with Börde museum => Wormsdorf: Romanesque church of St. Paulus => Eggenstedt: Sources of the Aller
Tours of the town, cycling tours, planetarium, BadeLand water park, ice rink, VfL Wolfsburg – German Bundesliga football club, Alvar Aalto


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"It's well worth taking a detour to the Serengeti Park Hodenhagen. Here there are lots of different animals to see and its amusement park has lots of great rides too. And if you don’t get round it all in a day, there are safari lodges next door where you can stay.”

Annkathrin Sommer, TI Verden

Logo Aller-Radweg


The Tour is continuously signposted with this standardised logo.


Arrival and departure

No matter how you arrive (by bike, car or train), the start points for taking the Aller-Radweg are all easy to reach.
Travel by train (Verden station), mobile home or car (parking available)
Ending in Eggenstedt (nearest station is in Eilsleben, approx. 8 km away = take bus 602)
Links to the Elbe-Radweg cycle route between Seggerde and Magdeburg
Discount tickets: Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket (day ticket for Germany); Schönes-Wochenende-Ticket (weekend ticket for Germany)

The specifics of the tour

The first opportunity you have to cross the Aller is with the little ferry running between Westen and Otersen. Ferry times: 1 May - 3 October, Saturdays 2 - 6 pm & Sundays and public holidays 10 am - 6 pm.
The Kleinbahn-Express train runs some days between Verden and Stemmen. For more information, please visit this website.
The small reaction ferry between Eickeloh and Grethem takes foot passengers and cyclists across the Aller (10 am - 6 pm), groups can be taken by request by calling +49 (0)5164/ 18 15 or 16 94 

your contact

Celle Tourismus und Marketing

Markt 14-16
29221 Celle
Phone: :+49 5141 709511-95