Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

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Recommended by 129 out of 144 cyclists


  • Andreas Platzl

    This section is surrounded on both sides by meadows, fields and woodland, which are partially crossed by streams. For residents of the area offers the Brandheide a popular recreational area recreational area.

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    • September 19, 2016

  • Julia

    "The Brandheide in Recklinghausen-Suderwich is one of several patches in the area, which are called heaths but are not, and they all got their names at a time when natural beech, birch and oak forests are largely over-exploited and degraded to heathland In the 19th century, the heathland was reforested, mostly with fast-growing conifers such as pine and larch.
    That's probably how the Brandheide got it. Today, the deciduous trees mentioned above, as well as rowan, poplar, black alder and red oak, stand on the damp ground. In order to drain the once much more damp reason, ditches were created, which are today mostly dry. They carry their little water to the Emscher, from which the fire heath is framed in the south.
    The alleged heath is actually a pretty forest that adorns with footbridges and avenues. In the Second World War, the area was repeatedly hit by the Allied bombing squadrons, which were attracted by the ship's hoist, the canals and the collieries. Especially in the northeast of the forest, some craters still bear witness to this terrible intermezzo. In the "Emscher Zone" badly affected by the short episode of coal and steel, Brandheide has become a pretty place worth exploring. "Source: WAZ

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    • May 29, 2016

  • rolliblair

    Nice local recreation area on the edge of the Ruhr area.

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    • April 13, 2020

  • Frederik

    Since April, Bladenhorster Strasse has been one of 13 bicycle streets in Recklinghausen

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    • November 5, 2020

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Location: Ruhr Region, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


  • Distance0.87 mi
  • Uphill150 ft
  • Downhill150 ft

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