The area around St. Peter-Ording on the Eiderstedt Peninsula is perfect for cycling. Your bike can take you along picturesque salt marshes to dreamlike sandy beaches, through untouched dunes, and across flat marshland. On the way, you will enjoy unforgettable views of the North Sea, with happy flocks of sheep lining the road.
In this Collection, we show you the ten most beautiful bike routes in and around St. Peter-Ording. From leisurely, short adventures to extended day trips, all types of rides are accounted for. Whether you are a family with children or an ambitious cyclist, these routes will make your heart beat faster.
All routes start in one of the four districts of St. Peter-Ording where you can also rent bicycles if you don't have your own. On your bike, you can fully explore the beauty of St. Peter-Ording and the North Sea around Eiderstedt, immersing yourself in the marshy nature and admiring the Wadden Sea National Park from your saddle. You can also discover Eiderstedt’s unique history and wildlife en route. Whatever you are searching for on your adventure, you will find it here in St. Peter-Ording.
The leisurely bike tour begins on the beach promenade near Sankt Peter-Dorf. Since it is a circular tour, you can get anywhere along the route.At the start you cycle along the salt marshes and past the Böhler lighthouse. On the way you can enjoy magnificent views of the sea glistening in the sun. Behind the camping site you turn into Sankt Peter-Böhl and drive past thatched roof houses and cozy cafés via Sankt Peter-Dorf and Sankt Peter-Bad to the north.Here you can make a detour by bike to the extensive sandy beach before driving back to the starting point on the dike and along the wide salt marshes.
The bike tour to the Westerhever lighthouse at the train station in Sankt Peter-Ording starts. From here you cycle comfortably through the forest in the Bad district and then through the wide dyke foreland until you reach the Tümlauer Bay in the north.From the dike you can enjoy a wonderful view over the bay to the other bank, where the Westerhever lighthouse with its red and white curls proudly soars into the sky.After a detour to the striking lighthouse, you continue cycling along the coast until the tour takes you away from the water. If the view is nice, it is now back over the hinterland and at the towns of Garding and Tating back to the starting point.
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At the gates of Tönning, the bike tour begins, where you can experience the diversity of the Wadden Sea National Park. You can also take the circular tour anywhere along the route.Via Kating you drive west through a sparsely populated marsh landscape. In Sankt Peter-Dorf you will find pretty thatched houses and inviting cafes where you can take a leisurely break. Via Sankt Peter-Bad you cycle to the coast, where you can take a first detour to the impressive sandy beach. Then you drive south on the dike. On the way you can let your gaze wander over the wide salt marshes and the mudflats. A visit to the pier of Sankt Peter-Ording is worthwhile.We continue along the impressive salt marshes and lahnungsfeld in the south. On the dike you cycle back towards Tönning. To your right, the mudflats glisten in the sun, while the sheep graze happily on the dike. The section through the Katinger Watt forms the crowning conclusion of your bike tour, which ends in Tönning.
The round tour through the western part of Eiderstedt starts in Sankt Peter-Dorf. From here you cycle comfortably past Sankt Peter-Bad and Ording to the north. You drive along the Tümlauer Bay through bird sanctuaries on one side and the Tümlauer Koog on the other side to Westerhever.Through the green dyke foreland you make a curve over Osterhever and then drive south, where you pass Garding, Welt and Vollerwiek. On the way you will always meet happy sheep who calmly eat the lush grass of Eiderstedt.Finally you reach the southern coast of the peninsula and cycle along the mudflats, past lahnungen and wide salt marshes back to the starting point in Sankt Peter-Dorf.
The little break starts on the adventure promenade near Sankt Peter-Dorf. Since it is a circular tour, you can also get anywhere along the route.At the beginning you follow the promenade to the north and pass salt meadows and the pier on the way. At the northern tip of the route you can cycle directly to the beach via the Köhlbrand beach access.After the short detour, you cycle through Sankt Peter-Bad and Sankt Peter-Dorf and dive into the wonderful idyll of the dike foreland. Passing endless fields and meadows, you drive a decelerating arc that finally takes you to the south coast of Eiderstedt. From here the route leads you along the magical mudflats, along lahnungen and salt marshes back to the starting point of the tour.
In Sankt Peter-Dorf the beautiful round tour begins, on which you experience a lot of nature. Along the salt marshes you cycle north past Sankt Peter-Bad. On the way you will pass several beach crossings that lead you through the dunes to the wide sandy beach.At Tümlauer Bucht you can enjoy the view of the sea and over to the Westerhever lighthouse. You can also stop at bird watching stations and, with a little patience, observe breeding and migrating birds.Through the Tümlauer Koog you drive south and further back to the starting point in Sankt Peter-Dorf. On the way you enjoy the nature of the dyke foreland and can enjoy the vast fields and lush meadows on which cute sheep and happy cows graze.
On this great lasso route you can explore the Eiderstedt peninsula. On the way you get to know the historic port city of Tönning and pass several Köge.It starts at the train station in Sankt Peter-Bad. From here you roll past the salt marshes at Ording, cycle over the dike at Tümlauer Bucht and drive through the Tümlauer Koog to the east. After you have passed Garding, the route takes you through the wonderfully flat landscape near Tetenbüll to the north coast of the peninsula. Here you can make a detour to the Everschopsiel. Then you cycle in a large arc to Tönning, where you can take an extensive break.With new strength you drive past Kating to the south coast of Eiderstedt. Here you can enjoy the view of the beautiful Wadden Sea before turning to Garding and cycling back to the starting point in Sankt Peter-Bad.
You start this expedition from Sankt Peter-Dorf to discover the wildlife of the Eiderstedt peninsula.You cycle along the cattle pastures typical of the marsh to Tating and further north to Poppenbüll. Here you have reached the northernmost point of the tour and drive through the flat dike in the direction of Garding. A large arch pastures with cows and flocks of Eiderstedter sheep leads you to the coast. On the way you can stop at the country store in Kühl and stock up on homemade farm products. There are also a few woolly alpacas waiting for you here.It continues a short distance along the North Sea. Here you can enjoy the view of the mudflats and observe animal sea creatures such as water birds. Via Ehstensiel you get back to Sankt Peter-Dorf.
On this bike tour you will discover the historical side of the Eiderstedt peninsula. The Lasso route takes you from Sankt Peter-Dorf to Tönning.On the way you will pass the old mill of Fortuna, enjoy the vast marshy landscape and can provide you with provisions in rustic farm shops. In Kotzenbüll the path bifurcates and you turn north to get to the Hoyerswort manor house. Passing the archaeological monument Toftinger Warft, you roll to Tönning, where you can take a long break to explore the historic harbor.The path then takes you via Kotzenbüll back to Sankt Peter-Dorf, the starting point of the tour.
This beautiful bike tour takes you from Sankt Peter-Bad via the Katinger Watt to the historic port city of Tönning.To start the tour, you cycle comfortably along the salt marshes to the south. You enjoy wonderful views over the meadows to the sea. On the dike in the south of Eiderstedt you continue to the Katinger Watt. On the way to Tönning you cycle it on its north side.After a leisurely break in the port city, you start on the way back, which leads you through the Katinger Watt in the south. Numerous small paths run through the nature reserve and invite you to go exploring. After leaving the mud flats behind, you drive back to the starting point in Sankt Peter-Bad.