Cycle vacations

Explore SouthWest Germany’s outstanding countryside by bike, using the Radstreckennetz, the region’s extensive network of trails dedicated to cyclists.

SouthWest Germany is cycling country. With its extensive network of quiet back roads through the Swabian Mountains and the Black Forest mountains, you can pedal alone, with friends, or with family, taking it easy or really working out.

Bed and Bike (Bett & Bike): ride and relax

Thinking of spending a few days in the saddle? For multi-day tours, numerous "Bed & Bike" hotels, inns, apartments, and guesthouses that offer hearty local dishes as well as a relaxing night's sleep. From A-Z, from Aalen to Zwingenberg, Bett & Bike logos indicating cozy accommodations that are geared specifically to the needs of cyclists.

Climb every mountain–on an e-bike

Electric bikes, called e-bikes in Germany, are the hot new way to enjoy the uplands. The extra boost you get from an attached electric engine enables you to climb hills, letting the engine do the work. Furthermore, the e-bike gives your performance an extra boost. The Black Forest, Tauber Valley, and Heilbronn Country provide you with several stores ready to lend these motorized bicycles. Not yet convinced? Since it is a clean electric motor, it is environmentally friendly and you don’t need a driver’s license!

Rhine Cycle Route, Baden-Württemberg (EV15)