Three insider tips:

  • Use the information boards and hear the amazing stories and audio clips that inform visitors about the highlights in the area.
  • Enjoy the view: the Ilmenauradweg cycle path crosses the Elbe-Seitenkanal (Elbe Lateral Canal) just outside Jastorf. It is worth dismounting your bike here and taking the long steps next to the underpass. The view of the region from the canal bridge is divine!
  • An option for nature lovers: hire a boat and get to know the Ilmenau from the water. You can then go against the current on your bike. Several operators offer these “Paddle and Pedal” tours (including bicycle hire).