Connection to other cycle paths

Attractive ways to extend your stay and combine it with other cycle paths in the Sauerland and Ruhr Areas.

If the 240 km Ruhr Valley cycle path from the source of the Ruhr near Winterberg to the mouth in Duisburg is not enough for you, you have the choice between several appealing ways to extend your stay and combine it with other cycle paths. These cycle paths in the Sauerland and Ruhr regions are particularly suitable for a combined stay near  the Ruhr Valley cycle path.

Further information (in German) on:

Radfahren im Ruhrgebiet auf über 1.200 Kilometer Radwegenetz

Bike Arena Sauerland

Bike Arena Sauerland offers a varied route network.

GeoRadroute Ruhr-Eder

The GeoRadroute Ruhr-Eder connects the Sauerland with the Waldecker Land on a route of 210 kilometres.


Travelling old railway lines


Cycling on former railway tracks


On the Möhne Valley cycle path, touring cyclists can experience the Sauerland off the beaten track.


The nearly 70 km long circuit on the border between Sauerland and the Ruhr metropolis and the perfect connection to Menden and Iserlohn.

Route der Industriekultur per Rad

The Route of Industrial Heritage takes you through the industrial cultural landscape of the Ruhr Metropolis.

Von Ruhr zu Ruhr

Extension options between Wetter and Hattingen.

Bergischer PanoramaRadweg

Railway cycling in the Bergisches Städtedreieck [Berg tri-city region].

PanoramaRadweg niederbergbahn

In Essen-Kettwig, you will find a 40 km long connection to the neanderland in the Bergisches Land.

Tagestour-Tipp: Erz- und Wasser-Tour

A comfortable bicycle tour in the Sauerland - past the Sauerland visitor mine and Hennesee.

Excursion tip: Radschnellweg Ruhr & Grugatrasse

Great ways to combine trips in Essen and Mülheim an der Ruhr.

Tagestourtipp: Rheinradweg und HOAG-Bahn

On the trail of industrial heritage!