Cuxhavener Heide

Bike Touring Highlight

Recommended by 258 out of 279 cyclists


  • Anne

    In June 2009, the Wadden Sea was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This puts the entire Wadden Sea on a par with other world famous natural wonders such as the Grand Canyon in the US and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site covers an area of ​​about 11,500 square kilometers along the coastline with a length of about 500 kilometers. The Wadden Sea itself has been under protection for more than a generation. So far, the Wadden Sea was designated as a national park.

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    • July 17, 2017

  • Fernwanderer

    The Cuxhaven coastal heath developed into a new tourist attraction in recent years. It extends in the vicinity of the Wadden Sea World Heritage Site from Cuxhaven-Duhnen, Holte-Spangen via Berensch-Arensch to Oxstedt. On the Geest extensive heaths of crowberry, broom heath, sandy grasslands, moorland and crooked forests were preserved. It is the largest contiguous heathland on the mainland on the German North Sea coast.

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    • November 15, 2017

  • Sachsen Onkel

    Wonderful bike path on the Wadden Sea, where a breeze of fresh sea air always blows around your nose.

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    • July 26, 2019

  • Vlady

    As in Lüneburg Heath, only with great views of the North Sea and island Neuwerk

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    • October 3, 2019

  • Vlady

    Great to ride along the dune path

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    • October 4, 2019

  • Vlady

    Duhner Heide between Duhnen and Sahlenburg wonderful to cycle

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    • October 4, 2019

  • 🚴‍♂️TeutoRadler

    Unfortunately you can not go through here. At any rate, I did not dare 😉

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    • February 21, 2017

  • Manu

    Great view of the Watt and the island of Neuwerk

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    • September 27, 2015

  • Urug Sigil

    Not exactly a bike highlight, even with a fat bike is the Watt here simply too schlickig, but the prospect of Neuwerk is great and if you want and a little experience brings the hike to Neuwerk is really a nice thing, you should have a tide calendar but can read and do not overestimate themselves.

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    • July 21, 2018

  • Ninjscha13

    In principle, great for racing bikes. Unfortunately follows immediately after the observation tower a gravel road of about 400m. It's time to push for racing bikes.

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    • August 15, 2019

  • Silvie

    Very nice view over the salt marshes and explanations on boards.

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    • August 20, 2018

  • 🚴‍♂️TeutoRadler

    Neuwerk with the coach. Worth seeing

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    • January 9, 2017

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Location: North Sea, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


  • Elevation50 m

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