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10 cycling tours with rail connections in Rhineland-Palatinate

Rhineland-Palatinate has a dense network of rail and bus lines. This allows you to reach great tours in a climate-friendly and comfortable way without your own car. We have compiled ten selected cycling tour tips with rail connections in Rhineland-Palatinate here.

With 100 percent green electricity on long-distance trains, you can travel to Rhineland-Palatinate from all over Germany, relaxed and without traffic jams, for example to Mainz, Trier or Koblenz. From there, regional transport will take you to our holiday regions - comfortably, easily and in a climate-friendly way. On our partner site "Discover Germany" you will find more information about tickets, luggage service and connections for your rail journey to and within Rhineland-Palatinate.

Further tour suggestions that can be reached by bus or train can be found in the Rhineland-Palatinate tour planner.

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
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 easy
Distance 57.8 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 261 m
Descent 561 m

On the former railway line you cycle comfortably from the Vulkaneifel to the Moselle. Recommended for recreational cyclists, families with children ...

from Wolfgang Reh,   Eifel Tourismus GmbH
Bicycle Rides · Hunsrück
Schinderhannes Tour
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 39.3 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 170 m
Descent 290 m

The Schinderhannes cycle path runs winding and level across the Hunsrück completely along the route of the former Hunsrück railway from ...

from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
Long Distance Cycling · 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.
Long Distance Cycling · Moseltal
Mosel Cycle Path (in full): From Perl to Koblenz
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
Long Distance Cycling · 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 Rides · Dahner Felsenland
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 39.6 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 527 m
Descent 527 m

Take a journey into the past and present at the same time on this bike tour. As a result, you will see pretty much everything that the Dahner ...

from Jacques Noll,   Dahner Felsenland
Long Distance Cycling · Romantischer Rhein
Rhine Cycle Route/Romantic Rhine (left side)
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 117.4 km
Duration 7:54 h
Ascent 184 m
Descent 252 m

The Rhine Cycle Route along the Romantic Rhine stretches over 120 kilometres along both sides of the Rhine between Bingen/Rüdesheim and Remagen/Unkel.

from Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH,   Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH
Bicycle Rides · Westerwald Mountain Range
Nassau-Wäller-Radrunde: ein Trip für geübte Radfahrer
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 57.5 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 499 m
Descent 498 m

Diese Radrundtour hat es in sich: Sie ist etwa 58 Kilometer lang und hält neben mehreren Steigungen etliche Sehenswürdigkeiten und Einkehrmöglichkei ...

from Maja Büttner,   Westerwald - Ganz nach deiner Natur!
Bicycle Rides · Rheinhessen
Obstroute (circulare route)
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 45.6 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 343 m
Descent 343 m

A demanding tour through orchards and vineyards with the red wine and imperial palace town of Ingelheim in the middle. Strong climbs on the Rhine ...

from Karen Jäger,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH