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Boundless cycling in Saarland

Bike Touring Collection by Saarland

9

Tours

94:14 h

952 mi

39,075 ft

The Saarland in the border triangle between Germany, France and Luxembourg is a diversified area that you can best explore by bike. Vineyards, forests, a biosphere reserve and the Saar form beautiful natural landscapes. In between you will find cultural highlights in historic cities everywhere.

On your two wheels you can explore the Saarland ideal. We have compiled for you in this collection a colorful mix of the most beautiful bike tours in and around the state. The tours will show you the scenic diversity of the Saarland, such as rolling hills, dense forests and natural floodplain landscapes. Whether with the touring bike, the road bike or the mountain bike, you will get your money.

The challenging Saarland cycle path leads around the Saarland in several days. The multi-day Saar-Alsace tour begins in Trier and mostly follows rivers and canals across the Saarland, through Lorraine to Alsace Strasbourg. On the mill cycle path you will follow the path of ten mills in two countries. On the VeloRoute SaarLorLux you will explore all three countries in several days. In addition, we introduce you to two medium and one heavy race bike tour, one through the biosphere reserve and two in the border area with France. For the mountain bike we have chosen a medium and a challenging tour, one around St. Wendel and one around St. Ingbert.

As a border region, Saarland benefits from the different landscapes and cultures that merge into one another. During your tours, you often cross these borders without realizing it. All this makes cycling in the Saarland a boundless pleasure.

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  • Difficult
    25:09
    224 mi
    8.9 mph
    12,450 ft
    12,450 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    The total of 360 kilometers long Saarland bike path takes you through beautiful landscapes once around the Saarland. A good starting point for the multi-day tour is the state capital of Saarbrücken.

    

    On old towpaths you drive along the Saar to Sarrguemines in Lorraine and then on a disused railway track

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  • Difficult
    16:30
    174 mi
    10.5 mph
    3,475 ft
    3,450 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The family-friendly Saar-Alsace tour connects the cities of Trier and Strasbourg. The approximately 280-kilometer tour is half in Germany, half in Alsace, France.

    

    You start in Trier, the oldest city in Germany, followed by the Moselle and then the Saar. The Moselradweg leads you to the landmark of Saarland

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  • Intermediate
    03:00
    31.6 mi
    10.5 mph
    1,025 ft
    1,025 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On the European mill cycle path you pass ten mills in two countries in a landscape characterized by river valleys. You start your 50 km long tour in Hornbach and drive through the old town, which is known for its former monastery.

    

    Along the Schwalbach are several mills, such as the Goffingsmühle and Blumenauer

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  • Difficult
    29:35
    300 mi
    10.1 mph
    9,950 ft
    9,950 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    The VeloRoute SaarLorLux combines cultural highlights and scenic beauties of the border triangle Germany-France-Luxembourg on nearly 500 kilometers. You cross wonderful river landscapes and the vineyards on the Saar and Mosel and cycle through exciting cities such as Metz, Luxembourg and Trier.

    

    The starting

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  • Difficult
    03:53
    54.0 mi
    13.9 mph
    2,375 ft
    2,375 ft
    Expert road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    The Grenzland Route is a nearly 90-kilometer-long road bike round in the border area between the Saarland and Lorraine.

    

    You start the tour in Saarlouis and drive south until you cross the border to France in Creutzwald. The French roads are less busy, but the asphalt is a bit rough.

    

    In the border town

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  • Intermediate
    04:31
    59.7 mi
    13.2 mph
    2,300 ft
    2,300 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    The Bliesgau is a beautiful landscape with rolling hills, wide orchards and is often called "Tuscany of the Saarland". In addition to various natural areas and nature reserves, the Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO is located in Bliesgau.

    

    You start the nearly 100-kilometer, medium-difficult round in Saarbr

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  • Intermediate
    02:51
    21.7 mi
    7.6 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    The varied tour starts at Wendelinushof not far from Sankt Wendel. The first part goes downhill into the nature reserve Tiefenbachtal. On the banks of the renatured Easter you will experience a special flora and fauna and with a little luck you will also see a kingfisher.

    

    In Saal begins the first crisp

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  • Difficult
    04:46
    32.0 mi
    6.7 mph
    3,075 ft
    3,075 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    The pure makes your MTB heart beat faster. Over 80 percent singletrack, challenging climbs and steep descents are a great challenge to your technique and endurance. Thanks to the substrate made of red sandstone, the water runs great even after heavy rainy days.

    

    The Pur is the name of two expertly prepared

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  • Intermediate
    03:58
    55.4 mi
    14.0 mph
    2,575 ft
    2,550 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    The nearly 90-kilometer, medium-weight road bike round begins in Blieskastel, in the heart of Bliesgau. Shortly after Zweibrücken - here you can start alternatively, if you want to arrive by train - you reach the valley of the Hornbach. You follow the countless meanders to France to the crooked Alsace

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    9
  • Distance
    952 mi
  • Duration
    94:14 h
  • Elevation
    39,075 ft

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