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Half-timbered houses in the pedestrian zone of Melsungen

Werra & Fulda

Half-timber is more than architecture

8 Days / 7 Nights
Half-timbered houses in the pedestrian zone of Melsungen

The nature seems untouched and wild here. Impressive castles, the low mountain range and beautiful valleys are awaiting you. Timbered houses are inviting you in stylish atmosphere and old cities as for example 1000-year-old Eschwege are telling stories of former history. Kassel impresses you with its culture and if romance is no foreign word for you the region around Werra and Fulda will inspire you!

Itinerary at a glance

In picturesque Hann. Münden you explore the numerous half-timbered houses. You cycle along the Werra and the Fulda, reach the historic Eschwege and enjoy the view of the low mountain range of the High Meißner.

Small, contemplative and somehow cosy – that’s Hann. Münden! Make a stroll and inspect some of the 700 half-timbered houses from six centuries and classy buildings of the Weser Renaissance!

You start your bike week with a tour from Hann. Münden along the river Fulda to Kassel. This city is definitely a highlight! Extraordinary museums, the parks Karlsaue and Wilhelmshöhe with impressive palace and statue of Hercules are making your day!

Enjoy your holiday during a relaxing bike tour along the river Fulda to Melsungen. This city and the half-timbered houses are over 1000 years old! Stroll through the alleys; visit the palace, the church, the market square and the medieval towers.

Today you follow the river to Rotenburg a. d. Fulda which is in the northern part of Hessen. Experience 750 years of history!

You continue your tour through charming low mountain range between the rivers Fulda and Werra to Eschwege. Some of the half-timbered houses are leaning a little bit. Look after the small details – the inhabitants have decorated their houses lovely.

An easy tour will bring take you along the river Werra to the city of Bad Sooden-Allendorf. In the middle of the gentle mountainous landscape of the “Hohen Meißner” you will find a magical mixture of half-timbered houses, tight forests, comfortable restaurants and modern Spa houses.

You will reach the “cherry”city Witzenhausen; especially during the cherry blossom the landcape around looks magical! You continue cycling along the river Werra back to Hann. Münden.

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Route information


You cycle on roads with low traffic or asphalted bike paths and side roads. There is an altitude difference of 200 m (possibility to go by train, not included) between Bebra and Sontra, otherwise there are just little altitude differences.

Prices & Dates

Category: mostly 3*** hotels and guesthouses

Prices per person in EUR

Services & Information

Further details about this tour


  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • App for navigation and GPS-data
  • Service-hotline


  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Hann.Münden train station
  • Hannover airport
  • Parking costs approx. EUR 7 per day or garage for about EUR 17 per day, no reservation possible

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • This tour is a partner tour.

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of EUR 20 per room.

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