There are 10 facts you should know about the Weser Cycle Path
Pleasure cycling on the Weser Cycle Path
One of the most beautiful and varied river bike paths in Germany is the Weser Cycle Path
The Weser Cycle Path originates in the charming town of Hannoversch Münden. There, where the rivers Werra and Fulda join.
The length of the official tour is 520 km. With 65 km daily stage you need 8 cycling days.
The important places along the Weser Cycle Path are Bad-Karlshafen, Holzminden, Hameln, Rinteln, Minden, Nienburg, Verden, Bremen and Cuxhaven. So it goes from the Weserbergland to the North Sea.
In 2020, the Weser Cycle Route was again certified as a 4-star quality cycle route and was once again voted Germany’s most popular long-distance cycle route in the ADFC cycle travel analysis.
The route is predominantly flat, with only a few minor climbs to cycle. The highest point is 156 meters.
The supply of hotel and refreshment facilities is good, but it is advisable to book the hotels before the trip.
The Weser Cycle Route passes through numerous nature parks and protected areas: including Weserbergland (nature park), Weseraue (bird sanctuary), Solling Nature Park, Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park and many more.
Large stretches are navigable on both sides of the Weser. Therefore, there are also very nice alternative routes.
For e-bikers, there are 21 battery exchange and 40 rental stations along the Weser Cycle Path.
Every year, more than 150,00 bicycle tourists ride the route along the Weser, including recreational cyclists and families with children as well as experienced long-distance cyclists.
Also good to know:
Hotel Stadt Hameln is located directly on the Weser Cycle Path.
Day trippers will also find a good place to stop in the beer garden or restaurant.