Bad Bentheim is always a good choice as a basecamp – there’s a lot to experience here. Our castle town and popular health resort offers relaxation, adventure, enjoyment and an exciting history. The surroundings are also worth exploring and this is easily done by bike
To help you get going, we’ve put together our most popular trips in this Collection. A team of ambitious cyclists from the Verkehrsverein Bad Bentheim e.V. (Bad Bentheim Tourist Association) will be happy to ride these rounds again and again. You can be sure you’ll visit all the best destinations around Bad Bentheim on these great routes.
We like to base our cycling Tours on the region’s bike network. ‘Cycling by numbers’ has been successfully tried and tested by our Dutch neighbours for a long time. The signposting lets you take spontaneous detours or combine Tours as you like.
The route is the goal. A good motto here too.
This tour leads through the Gildehauser Venn, past the Drilandsee to the rock'n'popmuseum in Gronau. From the first vinyl record to the Love Parade, let the audio guide guide you through the last few years of music history.
The way back allows you to make a…
This tour takes you from the castle town of Bad Bentheim to another place with a historic old town and moated castle - to Steinfurt.
You can decide for yourself whether you want to take the Fietse (name for a bicycle in the county of Bentheim) or the Leeze (that's what the two-wheeler is called in the…
Get recommendations on the best single tracks, peaks, & plenty of other exciting outdoor places.
On paths through forests and meadows, this tour leads to the friendly village of Emsbüren.
On the way back you will get to know two rivers - the Ems and the Vechte.
In Schüttorf, use the climb up the "Schüttorfer Riesen" - the church tower of the ev. ref. Church - to see the driven route from a different…
The water town of Nordhorn presents itself again and again with the wet element on this tour, whether natural river courses, canals or the Vechtesee.
As a special highlight, the northernmost point offers the historic monastery of Frenswegen, which is still important today as an ecumenical meeting place…
Our neighboring town of Schüttorf and the associated rural communities are always worth a visit.
On the way there is always the opportunity to take a nice break, be it in the refuges or gastronomic establishments and farm cafés.
So let's go - off to country fun!
An additional tip: The Schüttorfer church…
Visiting our Dutch neighbors, a must from Bad Bentheim! There is a lot to discover on this tour.
Ootmarsum offers a colorful variety as an artist town and with the open-air museum Ootmarsum. Here is a small impression of the tourism organization "The Other Holland":…
A former textile factory in Ochtrup is now the location for an outlet center - here you can switch to walking to stroll comfortably through the shops.
You can reach Welbergen on one of the great cycle tracks in Münsterland.
Here you can relax wonderfully from the hustle and bustle of the shopping tour…
Two forest areas are part of this route. The Bentheim forest has been managed by counts and princes for centuries and is managed as an FFH area over 750 hectares. This also applies to the approximately 266-hectare "Samerrott" forest area. This forest has always been in the hands of farmers and is managed…
Quiet! - The wetland "Gildehauser Venn" not only offers a space for the animals to be protected, but also for you cyclists. Two observation towers provide insights into nature and invite you to linger.
The juniper grove around the monastery in Bardel is another typical landscape to experience. So get…
Even before the borders were opened after the Schengen Agreement, cyclists were already following these cycle paths on the signposted Gildehaus-Dinkel route.
And the tour hasn't lost its charm yet.
The Lutterzand forest area is particularly beautiful. The spelled meanders its way through the sandy soil…
Bike Touring Collection by Radnetz Deutschland
Bike Touring Collection by komoot
Hiking Collection by Nuria
Road Cycling Collection by „Roadbike Holidays“