A spin through the green Ammerland

Bike Touring Collection by
komoot

Around the town Oldenburg, in the north-west of Lower Saxony lies the beautiful Ammerland. A region that every is on the bucket list of every true nature lover. It presents itself as a large perfectly cultivated garden system with its diversified undulating landscape.

Forests, fields and hedges. Moors, the sea and canals. The paths through the beautiful “Garden-Landscape” are varied and offer numerous bike routes. Here we have compiled a few of the Ammerland bike routes for you, to give you a glimpse of what you’ll find in the north.

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    02:29
    23.4 mi
    9.4 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The East Frisian Fehn landscape shows here from its most beautiful side. Along the Fehnkanäle you pedal through the hedgerow landscape. Wonderful views everywhere always invite to breaks. So pack up enough time.

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  • Intermediate
    03:55
    37.7 mi
    9.6 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Here you can roll on smooth asphalt as well as through beautiful moorland and pasture areas. In between, it goes from time to time in the forest and you turn the best also just a round through the Rasteder castle park.

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  • Intermediate
    04:59
    48.9 mi
    9.8 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    A proper tour! But even this route feels too short due to the beautiful moorland scenery, so beautiful it is here. At the Vareler harbor or in Dangast, therefore, there is also an opportunity for a refreshing meal. There is no lack of culinary selection here.

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  • Intermediate
    02:59
    29.6 mi
    10.0 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    You will meander along well-developed paths through the most beautiful bog and meadow landscapes. Between Westerstede and Torsholt, you will roll long distances through wonderful forests. Pure variety.

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  • Intermediate
    02:31
    22.2 mi
    8.9 mph
    275 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Oldenburg can hardly be spared on a bike tour through the Ammerland. There is a lot to see here, such as the Oldenburg Castle, the Museum of Nature and Man, the picture galleries in Prinzenpalais and Augusteum and the Horst Janssen Museum. The way to Oldenburg is an idyllic tour that takes you via Bloherfelde through the large Wildenloh to Friedrichsfehn and Petersfehn.

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  • Intermediate
    03:21
    31.1 mi
    9.3 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Rastede - an idyllic spot. Historic monuments, beautiful town houses and a beautiful castle park. History and culture full.

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  • Intermediate
    04:18
    42.5 mi
    9.9 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The route leads from the water to Rastede and back. On the long, varied route you'll cycle through particularly beautiful moor areas. In Jaderberg there is even the animal and leisure park Jaderberg, which invites you to visit. The area north of Jaderberg is particularly beautiful, because it is crossed by numerous channels. Great route.

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  • Difficult
    04:31
    42.7 mi
    9.5 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Expert gravel ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to carry your bike.

    Through the castle park of Rastede, we drive through the Hankhauser forest, past the estate Barghorn to Loy, to the homonymous estate Loy. The former monastery of Rastede is definitely worth a visit.

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  • Intermediate
    02:40
    25.8 mi
    9.7 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate gravel ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    From Apen it goes along the train over Lindern towards Torsholt. From there it goes into the center of Bad Zwischenahn and through bacon you cycle along the Fintlandsmoors back to the starting point. Gorgeous!

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    9
  • Distance
    304 mi
  • Duration
    31:42 h
  • Elevation
    3,650 ft

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