Vennbahnweg

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Recommended by 615 out of 653 cyclists

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  • Renue

    The Vennbahnweg is a cross-border long-distance cycle route between Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg of approx. 130km.
    It is the longest cross-border, contiguous cycle and hiking trail in Europe on disused railway lines.
    The signage is excellent.
    It goes from Aachen in Germany to Troisvierges in Luxembourg. You drive through the Eifel and foothills of the Belgian Ardennes, mostly with a slight incline, mostly a very good route quality and rare interruptions.
    You get to see a lot and can enjoy a lot of nature.
    I already drove the Vennbahnweg back and forth, it was really worth it this multi-day tour to companies.
    At the weekend, more traffic is expected, especially in the Aachen area, consideration is then required.

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    • June 18, 2020

  • Mike 🇪🇺

    Total length 130 km
    Starting point Aachen-Rothe Erde
    Destination point Troisvierges
    Places along the way
    Aachen-Brand - Kornelimünster - Walheim - Raeren - Roetgen - Lammersdorf - Konzen - Monschau - Kalterherberg - Sourbrodt - Weywertz - Waimes - Ondenval - Born - St. Vith - Burg Reuland - Troisvierges
    Gravel flooring, 90% asphalt
    height difference
    lowest point: Aachen 180 m above sea level NHN,
    highest point: Sourbrodt 563 m above sea level. NHN
    Difficulty easy
    Traffic volume cyclists, skaters and hikers
    Connection to
    Aachen: Football route NRW and green route
    Kalterherberg: Rurufer-Radweg and Eifel-Höhen-Route
    Waismes: RAVeL L45
    Weywertz: RAVel L45a
    Lommersweiler: RAVel L46
    St. Vith: Eifel-Ardennes cycle path
    Troisvierges: Piste cyclable du Nord - PC21
    ADFC certification
    Quality route with four stars
    Web address vennbahn.eu
    Source: Wikipedia

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    • February 28, 2018

  • Henne

    Goes great, even from Aachen in Rtg. Belgium (gap of 2%).

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    • October 8, 2019

  • Jakob Cüppers

    From aachen to Roetgen you don't notice that you have to overcome the difference in height of the sky ladder. You cycle gently but steadily uphill from Aachen on the best asphalt via the Vennbahn cycle path.
    It is just as popular with touring cyclists as racing cyclists and walkers. Requires everyone with little consideration. Better not go on weekends.
    Interesting stops at the viaduct and at the Dreilägerbach dam.

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    • June 5, 2020

  • Carolus

    From Bütgenbach / Weywertz, a very well signposted transition to the Kyll bike path is possible, which leads to Trier. Also well paved and on an old railway line. This allows you to plan a very nice big round.

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    • June 12, 2020

  • wpau

    Hardly any slope and asphalt

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    • June 13, 2020

  • 🚴🏼‍♀️ TRAILQUEEN 🆙 🚴🏼‍♀️

    great way in the middle of nature

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    • July 16, 2020

  • Bambus Kahler

    Amazingly, there is now more going on during the week than on the weekend. Either way, popular route that is used by many different types and in all genres there are candidates who think they are alone on the Vennbahn. Therefore the bell that you have on your bike should be loud 😉

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    • August 5, 2020

  • Edgar

    Always a good opportunity to roll back to Aachen comfortably.

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    • September 20, 2020

  • Ronnie

    Scenic very nice. There is a lot to see on the route

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    • August 18, 2018

  • Miro

    Bicycle path through the woods Pure nature!

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    • June 22, 2019

  • Europaradler

    At km 60 there is a very good fruit shop. A good place for a rest.

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    • June 24, 2019

  • Thom-AS

    A great bike path with excellent signage

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    • June 26, 2019

  • ElJo

    Ravel Line 45

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    • August 15, 2017

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Location: Cologne District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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  • Distance2.08 mi
  • Uphill0 ft
  • Downhill175 ft

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