Valleys, meadows, forests — cycling bliss with Germany’s Rhine-Main Transport Network
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Picturesque river cycle paths, wide views over endless fields of sunflowers and scattered orchards, exciting castles and quaint beer gardens – all this and more awaits you in the Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (transport network). The area covers parts of Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse with the metropolis of Frankfurt at its centre. In all districts, there are scenic features and cultural highlights that you can explore thoroughly on a cycling adventure.
In this Collection, we bring you eight beautiful cycling Tours in the Rhine-Main region. They’re all around 50 kilometres (30 mi) long and take you to different places that are wonderful to discover: the Main Valley, the Hessian Ried, the Dieburger Land, the Wetterau or the Taunus. The Tours run mostly through flat countryside – only in the Taunus will you climb a little.
The Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund offers free bike transport on its trains so you can take your two-wheeled steed along and relax. It’s worth noting that bicycles can only be taken on board if there’s sufficient space on the train and that wheelchair users and passengers with pushchairs have priority. The transport conditions of the individual transport companies also apply.
If the individual Tours are too long for your liking, there are always stations along the way so you can shorten them easily. Most of our Tours are designed as circular routes, so you can easily decide for yourself which station is most convenient for you to begin the route.
So, are the tyres freshly inflated, the picnic stowed in the saddle bag and the right RMV station selected? Then let's set off on your adventure through the wonderful Rhine-Main region. We wish you a great cycling adventure!
On this round trip you will explore the lower Main valley - beautiful river bike paths, idyllic meadow orchards and nature reserves as well as shady forests with a fascinating wildlife park await you. Hearty beer gardens invite you to take a well-deserved break.
It starts at Selingenstadt train station…
The tour takes you through the Hessian Ried through the typical flat landscape with picturesque wide views of rapeseed, sunflower and corn fields. The Altrhein runs through the region, giving you beautiful water views and the opportunity to jump into the cool water.
The starting point is Groß-Gerau train…
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Your tour of the Dieburg region begins at Dieburg train station. Alternatively, the train stations in Münster, Babenhausen and Groß-Umstadt are on the route and are suitable for boarding and alighting. The cities are located on the German half-timbered road and are well worth seeing.
The tour also takes…
This tour borders on the third route in this collection and offers you even more cycling fun in the Hessian Ried. On the route between Bischofsheim and Kelsterbach, the idyllic old Rhine island of Nonnenau awaits you, the wonderfully asphalted old Rhine dike, on which you can just glide along, and the…
Between Friedberg and Münzenberg you cycle through the Wetterau and get to know the area from its most beautiful side. The Sprudelhof Bad Nauheim or the Münzenberg Castle invite you to go on a tour of discovery. You start at Friedberg station and you will find other stations in Melbach, Wölfersheim and…
We didn't want to withhold this beautiful route from you and have included it as a new route in our Rhein-Main-pleasure:
On this tour you start in the baroque city of Fulda and cycle along the river of the same name through the beautiful landscape. After about 26 kilometers you will reach the pretty castle…
Another new route that we would like to present to you as part of the new digital edition of the Rhein-Main-pleasure:
The tour takes you from the picturesque student town of Marburg following the course of the Lahn to Wetzlar, where you can end your tour right on the banks of the Lahn in the Lahninsel…
If you feel like climbing, then you're in good hands in the Taunus. The Hessian low mountain range promises dense forests, wide meadows and romantic half-timbered villages. On this newly launched discovery tour from the Rhein-Main-pleasure, you start at the Eppstein train station and find two more train…
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