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Take it easy - relaxed biking around Damp

OSTSEEfjordSCHLEI

Take it easy - relaxed biking around Damp

Bike Touring Collection by OSTSEEfjordSCHLEI

7

Tours

13:54 h

175 mi

3,300 ft

Flowering rape fields, shady beech forests, picturesque villages, remote natural beaches, impressive country estates and rugged cliffs along the Baltic Sea: When you set off on the Schwansen peninsula, things get relaxed - but definitely not boring. Here you can ride through the remote hinterland in the morning through wonderful old avenues or along colourful meadows and fields, while in the afternoon you can let the sun shine on your fur on one of the postcard ripe beaches. Holiday feeling and nature idyll are right next to each other here and you don't even have to travel far to get there: Situated in the north of Schleswig-Holstein, the peninsula is easily accessible via Eckernförde by car or train.

In this collection we show you seven varied bike tours, which all start and end in the holiday resort of Damp or in the immediate vicinity. Damp is situated directly on the Baltic Sea and is an ideal starting point for your exploration tours. After you have exhausted yourself, you can relax on the beach or - even in "slippery weather" - enjoy real seawater in the discovery pool. The young village is well-prepared for tourists and offers you numerous accommodations and refreshment facilities. The historic Gut Damp is particularly worth mentioning: here you will pass by automatically on the way back on most of our tours - ideal for fortifying yourself in the restaurant "Kuhhaus" in a wonderful ambience.

The tours of this collection are declared as "mountain bike tours". And indeed, you use many beautiful paths and trails off the beaten track. But of course no alpine trail challenges await you here. The tours are all easy to ride and you will also have a lot of fun with a simple mountain bike or a touring bike. Just be aware that you won't be riding on asphalt all the time. True to the motto of the region: Take it easy - then you will enjoy a wonderfully relaxed time in the beautiful landscape of Swan.

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  • Intermediate
    01:57
    21.2 mi
    10.8 mph
    300 ft
    300 ft
    Ferry
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    This beautiful tour starts right in the Ostsee Resort Damp and takes you on a 33-kilometer loop over the Schlei to Arnis, Kappeln and along the Baltic Sea back to the starting point. A couple of beautiful single trails and even a trip on the ferry provide variety along the way.

    

    After starting, you will

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  • Intermediate
    01:27
    18.6 mi
    12.9 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    The almost 30-kilometer round begins in Vogelsang-Grünholz at the bus station, where there is a free car park. If you live in Damp, you can also start directly from there, because the tour leads right past the place.

    

    At the beginning of the tour you drive through the beautiful, secluded forest of Moorholz

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  • Intermediate
    01:21
    15.5 mi
    11.5 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    With a length of around 25 kilometers, this tour is rather short and takes you south of Damp over beautiful, narrow trails with a wonderful view and over quiet (concrete slab) roads through the picturesque landscapes of the Schwansen peninsula.

    

    The start is at Fischleger Strand, where you can not only

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  • Intermediate
    01:41
    24.4 mi
    14.5 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    On this tour you can experience the beautiful Schwansen landscape in all directions. You cycle mostly relaxed on quiet streets and paths, past charming manor houses and through the beautiful villages / towns Rieseby and Sieseby. A stop in the cozy Café Grünlund rounds off this tour (note the opening

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  • Intermediate
    02:04
    26.3 mi
    12.7 mph
    575 ft
    575 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    This tour is a little longer, because it leads from Damp to the old port town of Eckernförde, which is located directly on the Eckernförde Bay and is a nice destination for a day trip. The narrow streets of the old town with its picturesque fishermen's houses and the picturesque harbor are definitely

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  • Intermediate
    02:08
    27.0 mi
    12.7 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Ferry
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    This tour is more than 43 kilometers long, but it is also incredibly varied and you get to know the Schwansen peninsula and the opposite side of the Schlei, the fishing landscape, in all its facets.

    

    From the start in Damp you first drive over a quiet stretch through the middle of the lonely Karlsburgerholz

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  • Intermediate
    03:16
    41.9 mi
    12.8 mph
    850 ft
    850 ft
    Ferry
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    Do you fancy the full program through the Schwansen and fishing landscapes? Then this long day tour is just right for you. It leads you from Damp parallel to the Baltic Sea coast to Eckernförde. From there you continue to Missunde, where you cross the loop at its narrowest point and continue your tour

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    7
  • Distance
    175 mi
  • Duration
    13:54 h
  • Elevation
    3,300 ft

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