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Pilgerroute (D-Route 7)

Bicycle Touring · Germany
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  • Sankelmarker See
    / Sankelmarker See
    Photo: BlackDataF, Wikimedia Commons
  • / Moor in den Fröruper Bergen
    Photo: Christian Knoll, Wikimedia Commons
  • /
    Photo: Bärbel Thomsen, Eckernförde Touristik & Marketing GmbH
  • / Die Hamburger Speicherstadt
    Photo: CC0, pixabay.com
  • /
    Photo: Universum® Bremen
  • / Auf der Ozeanbrücke durchs Delmetal
    Photo: Samtgemeinde Harpstedt
  • /
    Photo: Leon Labuschagne, Natur- und Geopark TERRA.vita
  • / Zwinger in Münster
    Photo: Werner K. Wiechmann,MS, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Schloss Münster
    Photo: Münsterland e.V.
  • / Burg Vischering
    Photo: Münsterland e.V.
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    Photo: Lokale Arbeitsgruppe (LAG) Lippe-Issel-Niederrhein e.V.
  • / The Cologne Cathedral on the bank of the Rhine
    Photo: CC0, pixabay.com
  • / Bonner Münster
    Photo: Wolkenkratzer, CC BY-SA, commons.wikimedia.org
  • / Burg Veynau
    Photo: Hans-Eberhard Peters, Eifelverein e. V.
  • / Eifel-Blick "Luna"
    Photo: Rureifel-Tourismus e.V., CC BY, Elena Schütt
  • /
    Photo: Rureifel Tourismus e.V.
  • / Kornelimünster
    Photo: vennbahn.eu, D. Ketz
  • / Aachener Dom
    Photo: Andreas Herrmann
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moderate
Distance 1,064 km
74:00 h
2,194 m
2,039 m
411 m
-2 m

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Author
Wiebke Hillen
Update: January 14, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
411 m
Lowest point
-2 m
Best time of year
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Tips and hints

Start

Dänische Grenze bei Flensburg (16 m)
Coordinates:
DD
54.839604, 9.404642
DMS
54°50'22.6"N 9°24'16.7"E
UTM
32U 525987 6077018
w3w 
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Destination

Aachen

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Note


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Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
54.839604, 9.404642
DMS
54°50'22.6"N 9°24'16.7"E
UTM
32U 525987 6077018
w3w 
///wham.exposed.whom
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Hostel

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
1,064 km
Duration
74:00 h
Ascent
2,194 m
Descent
2,039 m
Highest point
411 m
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