Almost uninhabited, but with wonderful wildlife, romantic lakes and sand between the toes, the Hohe Mark Nature Park is rich in variety and beauty. The green lung of Germany’s Westphalia region is surrounded by the Ruhr metropolis, Münsterland and the Lower Rhine region. It is criss-crossed by hundreds of kilometres of unique cycle paths.
With highlights such as an island castle in the middle of the water, dreamlike gardens, a 1,500-year-old oak tree and abundant culture, the cycle paths in the western Hohe Mark take you out of your everyday life in the city and into another world. To really switch off during an excursion into this world, we have selected the most beautiful cycling day Tours in the nature park.
On the day Tours in the western part of the Hohe Mark, the lively small-town flair is not neglected either. Towns and villages such as Bocholt, Borken and Raesfeld welcome visitors and treat you to charming town centres, good restaurants and cosy cafés.
The rides range in length from 17 to 70 kilometres (11-44 mi), allowing you to choose a relaxed, short Tour by bike or a longer discovery Tour. All five circular routes can be reached either via a nearby train station or other public transport. Parking spaces are also available at each starting point. Information on the bus and rail network can be found here: bus-und-bahn-im-muensterland.de.
The Hohe Mark Nature Park offers cyclists not only a fascinating green landscape with fields, moors and the typical Münsterland park landscape, but also a multitude of unique gardens. On the garden tour around Bocholt you will pass various palace and show gardens.
In order to discover all these highlights…
A day packed with culture and nature awaits you on a day tour around Borken. Across flat land and through the middle of the western Hohe Mark, the 54 kilometers lead you over well-paved paths and along great highlights. Today you will encounter rivers like the Bocholter Aa, the beautiful Kloster- and…
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With a gradient of only 40 meters and mostly paved paths, the cross-border commuter tour around the small, romantic town of Isselburg offers the right conditions for an excursion with the whole family. After you have arrived in Isselburg, you first have a look at the unique historic town hall in the…
The small Münsterland town of Raesfeld is your starting and ending point today. On your almost 32-kilometer bike tour, you start at one of the most famous sights in the Hohe Mark: the Raesfeld moated castle. You should definitely plan a little more time for the castle and take a leisurely look at the…
The village of Velen is surrounded by a special mixture of different natural and cultural landscapes. On a bike tour around the place in the western Hohe Mark, moor, water, forest, castle and castle await you. The starting point of the 55-kilometer bike tour is the parking lot at the castle park in Velen…
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