Welcome briefing in the afternoon; afterwards you receive your rental bikes. You will have enough time to discover Emden with its harbour and the museumship. Or you should try the fish specialities like Matjes or shrimps.
Excursion to Borkum
By ferry in two hours to the island of Borkum, biggest East-Frisian Island with offshore climate. Explore the island on 130 km bike paths or cycle along the 28 km long sandy beach. Relaxation pure! In the late afternoon you go back to Emden where you stay overnight again.
You cycle to picturesque fisher village Greetsiel, the biggest crab-fisher port of Weser-Ems region. Don’t pass by without having a couple of shrimp. Todays journey leads you to Norden. (approx. 55 km)
By ferry in one hour to the island of Norderney which is the oldest health-bath on the North Sea and has been sought after for more than 200 years by persons looking for recuperation. This island is ideally suited to be explored by bicycle. Enjoy the island, the beach-life and National Park Wattenmeer (mud-flats).
Along old fortresses you cycle to Dornum with its beautiful water castle and on Wittmund with two impressing smock mills. The destination for today is Jever that became famous for its beer and its more than thousand year old history. (approx. 62 km)
Today you reach Aurich.Take a stroll thru the beautiful pedestrian zone and enjoy the castle.
Later on you cycle along the Ems-Jade-Channel nearly car-freeto Emden. (approx. 60 km)
Departure or extension
After breakfast individual departure or extended stay.
Easy - all routes are completely flat! You cycle mainly on asphalted or plastered country lanes, sometimes on minor roads. This tour is adequate for beginners or bike groups.
- 6 accommodations in double rooms with toilet / shower incl. breakfast
- Personal welcome briefing
- Ferry Emden – Borkum and Norddeich – Norderney incl. bike
- Detailed travel documents
- Maps and information material
- Carefully elaborated route
- GPS-Tracks on request available
- Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
- Rental bike insurance
Public parking garage (Parkhaus am Wasserturm) in Emden with ticket from the starting hotel (you can get the ticket at the reception of the hotel), approx. € 12,- per week, wthout approx. € 20,- per week. Public parking area near the starting hotel, free of charge.