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Schloss Varlar

Schloss Varlar

Bike Touring Highlight

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Recommended by 693 out of 727 cyclists

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  • Ingo Lammers

    Varlar Castle, in my memories the place where you could go ice-skating ages ago! Today it is always a nice starting point to get to by bike, mountain bike or on foot. The castle with the surrounding moat, the fields and the nearby forest invite you to spend time there. Geese and birds can be seen in the meadows. The castle itself can only be seen from the outside and from a distance, as it is private property! But along the moat you can get close via Pättchen.

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    • April 16, 2020

  • ASTU46 🚶‍♀️ 🚴‍♀️ 🐕 🙋‍♀️

    It is not only a very nice castle, but also the bike ride there is fun.

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    • July 31, 2018

  • SilentMick

    If you are in the area, have a look.

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    • July 5, 2018

  • Markus H. 🇩🇪🚴‍♂️🚶‍♂️

    Very nice property with building.

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    • June 3, 2019

  • GPSbiker

    Hello Thorsten, the castle Varlar has nothing to do with the bike train Münsterland and is located about 3 km from the RadBahn. But the castle is a worthwhile destination. Unfortunately, you can only visit it from the outside. It is used privately. There is the Princely Administration housed.

    A little tip: next to the gate runs a small trail. There you can also see the castle from the entrance side!

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    • November 3, 2019

  • ASTU46 🚶‍♀️ 🚴‍♀️ 🐕 🙋‍♀️

    in left wing it is inhabited by the princely couple with his family. In another part is the administration.

    More details can be found here:

    salm-horstmar.de/25.html

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    • July 31, 2018

  • Ulli

    A very nice castle.

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    • May 4, 2020

  • Michael

    Very nice area, unfortunately not easy to visit. Once a year the local rifle club celebrates its rifle festival there, then you can go to the facility. If you walk to the right of the meadow in front of the gate (there is a "trail"), you can walk along the moat and view it from a distance.

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    • May 25, 2020

  • Daniel

    Varlar Abbey, often referred to as a monastery, was a Premonstratensian monastery founded by the Counts of Cappenberg in the Münsterland. The monastery, which was converted into Varlar Castle, is in the farming community of Varlar in the Osterwick district of Rosendahl. The community there existed from about 1123/24 until secularization in 1803. Afterwards the monastery became the property of the game and Rhine counts of Salm, who took over a large part of the extensive ecclesiastical property and for a short time also became rulers.

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    • June 14, 2020

  • Gerd

    Located directly on the R1 European cycle path, the castle is a very special highlight. It's just a shame that it can't be seen up close!

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    • July 23, 2020

  • Hgo

    Very nice castle, surrounded by greenery.

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    • September 21, 2019

  • Thorsten G

    The Münsterland bike path is a 39.4-kilometer railway track on the former route from Rheine to Coesfeld (former course book route 284), a section of the Duisburg-Quakenbrück railway line. The name of the bike path was awarded in autumn 2011, replacing the former project name Schlossallee Radweg Rheine - Coesfeld.

    After the operation ended in 1984 for passenger transport and finally in 1999 for freight, the former railway tracks were quickly overgrown by grass, bushes and trees.

    In 2008, the neighboring towns and municipalities decided to buy the derelict railway line and turn it into a bike path. This was also supported by the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The construction costs amounted to about 6.4 million euros, of which the country took over 5.2 million euros

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    • January 2, 2019

  • TRIPLE

    Super chic.

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    • December 14, 2019

  • Manfred-K

    Varlar Castle is a very beautiful castle, but cannot be clearly seen from the main entrance itself. You get a wonderful view a little further from the path branching off to the left. I didn't really understand whether this private path can be used by bike or not. However, it is used by a large number of cyclists.

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    • October 8, 2021

  • Thomas aus Löhne 🇺🇦✌️

    You should definitely have a look.

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    • October 10, 2021

  • KaHaWe

    Very nice section near Varlar Castle

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    • October 31, 2021

  • Anja 🏡

    Varlar Abbey, often referred to as a monastery, was a Premonstratensian monastery founded by the Counts of Cappenberg in Münsterland. The monastery, which was converted into Varlar Castle, is part of the Varlar farming community in the Rosendahler district of Osterwick. The community there existed from about 1123/24 until secularization in 1803. After that, the monastery became the property of the Wildgrafen and Rheingrafen zu Salm, who took over a large part of the extensive church property and also became sovereign for a short time.quelle.wikipedia

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    • July 26, 2022

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Location: Rosendahl, Coesfeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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