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Hike-and-bike maps of Germany

Germany is located in Central Europe and borders nine neighboring countries: Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west. Germany has an area of approximately 357,000 square kilometers and is the seventh largest country in Europe. Germany has a population of around 83 million people, making it the most populous country in the European Union. The official language in Germany is German.

Germany has one of the largest economies in the world and is known for its export industry, particularly in the mechanical engineering and automotive industries.

Germany is a parliamentary democracy and a federal republic. The Federal President is the head of state and the Federal Chancellor is the head of government.

Germany has a rich cultural history and is known for its music, literature, philosophy, architecture and art. There are many famous German personalities such as Beethoven, Goethe, Kant, Bach and many others.

Germany has a variety of attractions including the Brandenburg Gate and Berlin Wall in Berlin, Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Cologne Cathedral in Cologne and many others.

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These maps are expressly not topographical maps but maps with terrain contours for the leisure sector.

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Where can you find the most beautiful hikes in Germany?

Germany has many beautiful hiking areas with a varied landscape and interesting hiking trails. Some of the most popular hiking regions are:

  • The Bavarian Alps: The Alpine region offers a spectacular landscape of towering peaks, sparkling lakes and deep valleys. Famous hikes are the tour around the Zugspitze and the hike along the Königsweg in the Karwendel mountains.
  • The Black Forest: The Black Forest is known for its dense forests, charming valleys and charming villages. There are many well-marked hiking trails such as the Westweg, the Kandelhöhenweg and the Belchensteig.
  • Saxon Switzerland: Saxon Switzerland in eastern Germany offers rocky peaks, deep gorges and beautiful views. The Malerweg is a well-known hike through the region.
  • The Eifel: The Eifel is known for its volcanic landscape, mysterious maars and picturesque river valleys. The Eifelsteig is a 313 km long long-distance hiking trail that traverses the region.
  • The Harz: The Harz offers a varied landscape with dense forests, deep gorges and alpine peaks. The Harzer-Hexen-Stieg is a well-known hiking trail in the region.

There are many other beautiful hiking areas in Germany, but these are some of the most popular. It is advisable to obtain information about the level of difficulty, the trail markings and the weather conditions in advance of a hike in order to prepare for the tour as best as possible.


Where can you find the most beautiful cycle routes in Germany?

Germany has many beautiful cycling routes that are suitable for both recreational and experienced cyclists. Here are some of the most popular cycling routes in Germany:

  • The Elbe Cycle Path: The Elbe Cycle Path is one of the longest and most well-known cycle paths in Germany. It runs along the Elbe River and leads through a breathtaking landscape with historic towns, castles and palaces.
  • The Moselle Cycle Path: The Moselle Cycle Path is one of the most beautiful cycling routes in Germany and leads along the Moselle river through picturesque vineyards and charming villages.
  • The Bodenseeradweg: The Bodenseeradweg leads around Lake Constance and offers breathtaking views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The route is well developed and suitable for cyclists of all skill levels.
  • The Danube Cycle Path: The Danube Cycle Path runs along the river Danube through Germany, Austria and Hungary. It offers an impressive landscape with historic towns, palaces and castles.
  • The Berlin Wall Cycle Path: The Berlin Wall Cycle Path runs along the former border between East and West Berlin. The route is steeped in history and offers a unique way to explore the city.

There are many other beautiful cycling routes in Germany, but these are some of the best known and most popular. Before going on a bike tour, it is advisable to find out about the level of difficulty, the route markings and the weather conditions in order to prepare as best as possible for the tour.