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The Best bike tours through river valleys of Rhineland‑Palatinate

Long-distance cycling in Rhineland‑Palatinate is a relaxed way to put the kilometres behind you, speeding through unspoilt scenery, with ruins of ancient cultures around you and regional specialities to look forward to. You can ride through river valleys carved deep into ancient rocks along the Rhine or Moselle Cycle Route, past steep vineyards, lofty castles and charming, historic little towns. If you want to discover different regions, you can combine multiple long-distance trails into a grand cycling tour. How about a detour from the Rhine Cycle Route along the Ahr or Nahe cycle trails?
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recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 76.3 km
Duration 5:40 h
Ascent 65 m
Descent 492 m

The Ahr cycle path is currently passable again on the sections Blankenheim to Hönningen and Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler to Sinzig, partly with detours.

Ahrtal-Tourismus Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler e.V.
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 122 km
Duration 10:00 h
Ascent 231 m
Descent 706 m

Einmal längs durch die Eifel: Von Losheimergraben bis Trier. 

from Wolfgang Reh,   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Bicycle Touring · Lahntal
recommended route Difficulty easy Multi-stage route Open
Distance 249 km
Duration 17:40 h
Ascent 288 m
Descent 836 m

From the source of the Lahn near Feudingen to the mouth of the Lahn in the Rhine - the almost 250-kilometre-long Lahnradweg is a relaxed way to ...

from Jörg Thamer,   Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V.
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 248.3 km
Duration 17:05 h
Ascent 400 m
Descent 465 m

The Mosel Cycle Path leads through 248 kilometres of diverse landscape; rambling and secluded in parts, pretty spectacular in others. 

from Mosellandtouristik GmbH,   Mosel. Faszination Urlaub
Bicycle Touring · Nahe
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 132.7 km
Duration 10:30 h
Ascent 400 m
Descent 852 m

The 135 km long Nahe Cycle Route is one of the seven premium routes in Rhineland-Palatinate and runs along the entire length of the Nahe River.

from Naheland-Touristik GmbH,   Urlaubsregion Naheland
Bicycle Touring · Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhine Cycle Route in Rhineland-Palatinate
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 327.2 km
Duration 17:00 h
Ascent 47 m
Descent 107 m

Rhineland-Palatinate has a share of approx. 318 km on the left side of the Rhine between the border to France in the south and the border to North ...

from Katharina Schattner,   Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH
Bicycle Touring · Moseltal
Saar Cycle Trail
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 114.4 km
Duration 7:55 h
Ascent 171 m
Descent 56 m

A river with French flair - family-friendly, completely flat 4-star quality bike route.

from Mosellandtouristik GmbH,   Mosel. Faszination Urlaub
Bike Riding · Saarland
Glan-Blies Cycle Route
recommended route Difficulty easy Multi-stage route
Distance 127.4 km
Duration 9:05 h
Ascent 153 m
Descent 202 m

From France through the eastern Saarland and the North Palatinate to the Naheland, the cycle route runs along the Blies and Glan, two of the most ...

from Frank Polotzek,   Saarland
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