Between romance and tradition.
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Self-guided tour
Arrival in Münster
Individual arrival until the late afternoon. Welcome briefing and distribution of rental bike (if booked), afterwards time to stroll through the city.
Today you will cycle through the peat bog “Emsdettener Venn” to Rheine. An impressing building is the Bentlage abbey.
Through a pictorial landscape with rivers and woods you will cycle to Lingen. Many of beak houses and the historical town hall at the market place.
At the international nature park Bourtanger Moor Vargerveen you will get introduce in the life of Moor from the Emsland – Moormuseum. Toady you will reach Meppen. The beautiful “City at the water” is presenting with a lot of historical buildiings.
You will cycle through the Dörpener Water landscape with lakes, rivers, heath, wood and moor. Your goal for this day will be Pappenburg, the Venice of the north. Very famous is the cruise liner building Meyer shipyard. If you want to visit this shipyard you have to register: Phone: 0049 4961/83960 or web: www.papenburg-tourismus.de/en
With your arrival in Leer, you are still very close to the north sea. The historic centre Leers is with 365 single memorials one of the most significant cities of east friesland.
A ferry will bring you from Ditzum to the fishing village Petkum (not included). Enjoy the rest of the day in the sea which coin the landscape.
Departure or extension
Easy – all routes are mostly flat or lead through slightly bumpy terrain. You cycle on asphalted roads or farm roads, sometimes on small side roads or bike paths. The routes are suitable for beginners and groups.
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Breakfast buffet or extensive breakfast
- If half board is booked every day a 3-course meal or buffet
- Welcome briefing
- Well elaborated route
- Detailed travel documents
- Luggage transfer between the hotels
- Own signposting of the route
- GPS-data is available
- Rental bike insurance
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Münster train station
- Car park at hotel, costs approx. € 15,- per day, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possivle/necessary.
You also can cycle the tour in the other way from Emden to Münster.