Travel Guide Eifel Bike rides
  • Radtour über das Viadukt Reichenstein
    Radtour über das Viadukt Reichenstein Photo: Dominik Ketz, StädteRegion Aachen, vennbahn.eu
  • Radfahrer auf der Vennbahn
    Radfahrer auf der Vennbahn Photo: Dominik Ketz, vennbahn.eu
  • Radfahrer vor der Burg Rode
    Radfahrer vor der Burg Rode Photo: Dominik Ketz

Bike rides in the Eifel

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In total there are about 779 bike rides for you to discover within the region of Eifel. To get a first glimpse of what’s awaiting outdoor enthusiasts like you in Eifel, we created a short highlight list:
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The best bike rides in the Eifel

easy
56.5 km
4:00 h
216 m
562 m
For over a century, the Vennbahn was the iron link between Aachen and the north of Luxembourg, now it is one of the longest cross-border railway ...
1
from Michael Lock,   StädteRegion Aachen
moderate
38.4 km
3:30 h
298 m
298 m
Wildly romantic and at the same time somewhat eerie, this is probably the best way to describe this tour. Where many hiker used to get lost and die ...
4
from Michael Lock,   StädteRegion Aachen
moderate
26.1 km
2:30 h
234 m
234 m
This tour takes you once around the Rursee Lake, along the bank of the Rur Reservoir, with many breathtaking views of the lake and the surrounding ...
7
StädteRegion Aachen
easy
31.2 km
2:00 h
190 m
189 m
A few decades ago, mining shaped the border triangle of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands and its relics are still visible in many places.
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from Michael Lock,   StädteRegion Aachen
Bike Riding · Eifel

Between Vennbahn and Rur

moderate
36.2 km
3:00 h
338 m
338 m
Explore the diverse landscape of the German-Belgian border region between Monschau and Sourbrodt on this tour. Whether spruce forests, the idyllic ...
4
from Michael Lock,   StädteRegion Aachen
moderate
41.3 km
3:30 h
454 m
454 m
This 40 km tour has it all; an exciting mixture of the varied forest, hill and dam landscapes of the Voreifel, a number of historic town centres, ...
3
StädteRegion Aachen

Copper City Cycle Route - Inde Valley and Old Town in Stolberg

This 26.5 km tour is a three-hour journey along the idyllic course of the Inde river course to Stolberg, a medieval town with a castle and a history of copper mining. Along your way, you will pass numerous copper manors from days gone by.

Three Border Route Vaals

Experience how great cycling can be in South Limburg. On this cross-border cycle route you get the best of three countries!

Border Cycle Route Parkstad Limburg

The Border Route starts from centuries-old Rolduc Abbey in Kerkrade. After only a few minutes you cross the border into Germany where you follow the twists and turns of the border river, the Wurm, for miles.

Wine Route South Limburg

This cycle route takes you past the best that good-living South Limburg has to offer by way of wine.

Vennbahn Stage 2 - Raeren-Monschau

With the former railway station in Raeren as your starting point, you cycle via Roetgen, repeatedly crossing backwards and forwards between Belgium and Germany. The route ends in the picturesque town of Monschau.

Pottery Route – on the Vennbahn to the pottery-makers at Raeren

Cycling across borders, discovering new landscapes, learning new languages? Nothing simpler! On this tour, pay our Belgian neighbours a visit and get to know the country and its people better.

Ovelo – From the Weser dam to the Vennbahn

You ride almost three quarters of this route through the woods of the cross-border High Fens - Eifel nature parc. A more open landscape awaits you along the Vennbahn and the Weser dam.

Ovelo - Out and about in the upper Our valley

The young Our and the Vennquerbahn (Ravel L45a) between Honsfeld and the German border village of Losheim play the leading role in this cycle route loop. You ride through the eastern part of Belgium.  

Ovelo - The High Fens between the Rur and Warche

Half the tour leads through the High Fens, where forest areas alternate with expansive peat bogs. The other 20 km takes you past open pastures around the Warche and Robertville reservoir, which you cross twice.

Ovelo – Four streams and a castle

This route follows the picturesque valleys of the four streams Ulf, Braunlauf, Hasselbach and Our. So you don't just get the sporting enjoyment afforded by a hilly landscape. You also get some beautiful panoramas.

Vennbahn Railtrail

One of the longest cross-border rail trails in Europe, leading through three countries: Germany, Belgium, and Luxembourg, 125 km long, almost completely asphalted.

Blaustein Lake Route - Around the Inde and Blaustein

This tour will show you the many sides and varied landscapes of the Blaustein Lake and introduce you to the Indemann.

Ovelo - Along the Weser through the Hertogenwald

This cycle route stretches between the Belgian town of Eupen and Roetgen in Germany. You ride along the Vennbahn cycle path for 9 km. You are surrounded by broadleaf woodland in the High Fens-Eifel Nature Park for a good three quarters of the route.

Vennbahn Stage 5 - St.Vith - Burg-Reuland

To the south of St. Vith, you make your way down deeper into the Our valley through small river meadows and Lommersweiler tunnel. The ruins of Reuland Castle are a worthy and imposing end to this leg of the journey.

Ovelo - The High Fens in the eastern part of the Hertogenwald

Almost 40% of the route follows the Vennbahn itself, affording an unexpected panoramic view of the valley across the German Eifel-Ardennes region. You cycle through dense forests and along the untouched peatland of the High Fens.

Ravel L45a – Bütgenbach - Losheimergraben

On the former Venn-Querbahn you ride relaxedly past Bütgenbach with its viaduct and lake. Via Büllingen and Losheimergraben you reach the connection to the Kyll cycle path, which runs all the way to Trier via Jünkerath and Gerolstein.

Eurode-Route - Loop around Kerkrade

Cycling across borders, discovering new landscapes, learning new languages – nothing simpler! If you’ve ever thought the grass is greener on the other side, why not pay our Dutch neighbours a visit on this tour.

Vennbahn Stage 3 - Monschau-Waimes

Visitors will gain a good first impression of the unique high moor landscape of the High Fens between the start of the route in Monschau and the finishing point in Waimes.

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