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Real insider tips for cycle paths in northern Baden-Württemberg

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Real insider tips for cycle paths in northern Baden-Württemberg

Bike Touring Collection by radfahren-bw

9

Tours

30:33 h

286 mi

15,175 ft

Secluded cycle paths lead between fragrant meadows and orchards; vineyards hug the sides of river valleys and fields are painted with poppies – cycling in Baden-Württemberg is beautiful, especially when you have the cycle path all to yourself.

In this Collection, we would like to introduce you to a small selection of insider tips that take you off-the-beaten-track through the beautiful landscape near the valleys of the Kocher, Jagst and Neckar rivers. These six varied cycling Tours help you to rediscover Baden-Württemberg on almost unknown paths.

If you have some time to spare or are looking for a short cycling Tour, the Odenwald-Madonnen-Radweg (Forest of Odes Madonna Cycle Route) from the town of Tauberbischofsheim to Speyer has a wealth of things to discover. Ambitious cyclists can complete the trail over a weekend. The Sculpture Cycle Path on the edge of the Neckartal-Odenwald Nature Park is just as exciting. Here, the constant ups and downs alternate with impressive artworks en route. On the Literary Cycle Path near the Stromberg-Heuchelberg Nature Park, you can look forward to an enjoyable wine Tour. The small side valleys of the Kocher and Jahst rivers near the town of Möckmühl are also wonderful. Finally, in the Swabian-Franconian Forest near the city of Schwäbisch Hall, you can compete with a few mountains again.

As you can see, there’s a wonderfully wide range of Tours here that couldn’t be more different and follow cycle paths that are relatively unknown. By the way, you can also easily reach all the Tours with public transport, although you spare yourself the return journey on the circular routes. You can order a free set of cycling maps for the region along the Kocher, Jagst and Neckar rivers via the link at the bottom of the page.

If you're looking for more ideas for cycling Tours in Baden-Württemberg, you'll find all the information you need about the Kocher-Jagst Cycle Path and the Neckar Valley Cycle Path, as well as other day Tours, in the following Collections: komoot.de/collection/1109023 and komoot.de/collection/914307/zwischen-odenwald-weinbergen-das-radland-an-kocher-jagst-neckar.

In addition to our Tours, the Radfahren-BW cycle Tour portal offers many helpful tips and information for your holiday and travel plans, such as printed cycle maps!

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    Skulpturenradweg – Radtouren im Odenwald

    Difficult
    05:10
    49.0 mi
    9.5 mph
    3,200 ft
    3,200 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This cycle path is very special because it combines art and nature. Along the sculpture cycle path you will find 25 art installations that were set up by the art academies in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe and Halle (Saale).

    

    The starting point of the approximately 77-kilometer circular route is in Buchen (Odenwald

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  • Intermediate
    02:16
    22.5 mi
    9.9 mph
    950 ft
    950 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Tour start in the Hölderlin and wine town of Lauffen am Neckar.

    

    First we go to the Heuss town of Brackenheim. Here you can visit the Theodor Heuss Museum. The Herrenwiesenbach accompanies you further in the direction of Cleebronn. The path leads through the rows of vines up to the Michaelsberg. On Sundays

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  • Intermediate
    02:14
    21.9 mi
    9.8 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The small side valleys of Kocher and Jagst are charming insider tips for nature lovers and those seeking peace and quiet. Here you cycle on small back roads and idyllic forest paths along the "river valleys" of Kessach and Hergstbach. Under the motto “cycle off the beaten track” you will go to quaint

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  • Difficult
    04:57
    41.7 mi
    8.4 mph
    2,500 ft
    2,500 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The WälderTour awaits you for a wonderful round of shady forests and medieval highlights. With 67 kilometers and 760 vertical meters, the route is certainly a bit more exhausting, but you can also complete the tour on two days.

    

    The starting point of the tour is in the carnival stronghold Bühlerzell. If

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  • Difficult
    04:20
    39.8 mi
    9.2 mph
    2,825 ft
    2,850 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The good 63-kilometer LandhegTour Ost takes you along the historic Haller Landhege. It is an extensive territory, which Schwäbisch Hall acquired in the 14th and 15th centuries. On the route you overcome several, sometimes elongated slopes, which is why you should bring a good basic condition.

    

    It starts

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  • Difficult
    02:39
    24.8 mi
    9.3 mph
    1,500 ft
    1,000 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    From the tranquil Tauberbischofsheim the Odenwald-Madonnen-Radweg takes you through the Madonnenländle. This bears his name, because here are particularly many wayside chapels, picture and, of course, Madonna portraits to admire. In the period of the Counter-Reformation, the area was an important center

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  • Intermediate
    02:49
    25.2 mi
    9.0 mph
    1,000 ft
    1,550 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On the second leg of the Odenwald-Madonnen-Radweg the nature experience is in the foreground. First it goes from Buchen through the forest to Mudau. From here you cycle on the reconstructed route of an old narrow-gauge railway off the roads through small villages and picturesque nature. Along the route

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  • Intermediate
    03:22
    32.1 mi
    9.5 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,600 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    From Mosbach the Neckar meanders in a picturesque river valley through the Odenwald to Heidelberg. Today's leg of the Odenwald-Madonnen cycle path takes you right on the banks of the river through the impressive valley landscape. While a main road always runs through the valley on the right bank of the

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  • Intermediate
    02:46
    28.8 mi
    10.4 mph
    500 ft
    525 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The fourth stage of the Odenwald-Madonnen-Radweg takes you from the Neckar valley to Heidelberg. Here you should definitely plan enough time to visit the old town and the castle. Afterwards you leave the Odenwald and cycle across the wide Rhine plain to the stage destination Speyer, where the world-famous

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    9
  • Distance
    286 mi
  • Duration
    30:33 h
  • Elevation
    15,175 ft

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