Bicycle tour

Explore Rothenburg and its surroundings


The town's network of cycle paths in the Tauber Valley grows every year. Because of its beautiful geographical situation and wonderful countryside, Rothenburg is an excellent place to start or finish a cycle tour or indeed as a staging post along the way on a longer cycle tour.Here are some suggestions:


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Delightful Tauber Valley

Several bicycle routes run through the Tauber valley. In each case Rothenburg was selected as the departure point due to its geographic location. The 'Classic' runs along on a 100 km stretch from Rothenburg o. d. T. through the Tauber valley to Wertheim am Main. The 'Sportive' is the newest bicycle route in the 'Delightful Tauber Valley' and runs for 150 km along the Tauber valley hills. The 'Hohenloher Residence Trail' is a challenging circular route that takes in several attractions of German history on an approx. 215 km route.

Information: Liebliches Taubertal

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Hohenloher Residenzweg

Cycling & Culture. This is a challenging circular cycling course that leads to the most beautiful castles and palaces in the Tauber Valley and the Hohenlohe Plain on partly steep ascending and descending routes.

Information: Residenzweg

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Wine Cycling Tour

Through Hohenlohe, Tauber valley and along the Main. From Dörzbach via Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Miltenberg, this partly demanding cycle path along the romantic little river also leads through small wine villages.

Information: Weinradreise


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Franconian bicycle-eight

An approx. 75 km-long circular route from Rothenburg o. d. Tauber via Schillingsfürst, Lauterbach and Wildbad, back to Rothenburg o. d. Tauber.

Information: Main-Tauber-Fränkischer Rad-Achter

Altmühl Cycle Path

The start of the Altmühl Cycle Path is classically located in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. The medieval town is only about 15 km away from the source of the Altmühl. The Altmühl Cycle Path runs for about 250 km along the numerous bends and meanders of the river.

Information: Altmühl Radweg

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Cycle path Romantic Road

Changing nature opens up to the cyclists on their leisurely way from the Main to the Alps or from the Alps to the Main literally on each of the 500 kilometres.

Information: Radweg Romantische Straße


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Cycling Butterlfy

The Radschmetterling offers four bicycle routes, arranged like the wings of a butterfly, of about 70 km each through the Frankenhöhe nature reserve. All routes lead back to the departure point.

Information: Radschmetterling

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The Kneipp Bicycle Route

The Kneipp® cycle path is an approximately 73 kilometre long circular route. It connects five Kneipp facilities, resting places, herb gardens and inns offering particularly healthy dishes.

Information: Kneipp Radweg

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Cycle path Castle Road

The sights along the Castle Road are also an experience for cyclists. The signposted cycle path "Burgenstraße" leads those interested in history and culture to the highlights between Mannheim and Bayreuth.

Information: Radweg Burgenstraße



More bicycle tours:

Grünkern-Radweg, Limes-Radweg, Odenwald-Madonnen-Radweg, Skulpturen-Radweg, Kocher-Jagst-Radweg, Aischtal Radweg, Der Radweg Alte Bahnlinie, Radweg Burgenstraße, Radweg Romantische Straße, Tauber Jagst Weg


Free maps and information at the Boutiquehotel Goldene Rose.
Also see our special hiking and bicycle packages.