2022
Cycle Tour from Lübeck to Flensburg

Cycle Tour from Lübeck to Flensburg

On the Baltic Sea Cycle Route to the Danish border

Lübeck – Heiligenhafen – Flensburg

  • Radweg-Reisen Tour
  • Timmendorf beach, oldest lighthouse in Germany, renaissance castle Glücksburg
  • Daily routes ●●●○○
  • Altitude profile ●●●○○

days
8

km / day avg.
55

This cycle tour first takes you from the Hanseatic town of Lübeck to the somewhat hilly surroundings of Holstein's Switzerland to Flensburg. In small fishing villages, you can taste freshly caught fish and climb up Germany's oldest lighthouseand even take in a quick trip to Brazil or California. Steep cliffs are witness to Mother Nature's strength and the expansive countryside to her tranquility. Old harbour towns, steeped in history, are also along your path, as are the beautiful sandy beaches in Timmendorf and Scharbeutz. So don't forget to pack your swimming gear before you set off on the Baltic Coast Cycle Path!

  • Booking code
    OS-LF7
  • Start / Destination
    Lübeck / Flensburg
  • Duration
    8 days, 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 325 / 340 km
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 45 and 65 km, Ø 55 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
The Baltic Coast: Lübeck – Flensburg

Day 1: Individual arrival in Lübeck

The old magnificent Hanseatic town was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 and simply radiates charm. Most people associate Lübeck with the Holsten Gate, marzipan and Thomas Mann. But there is much more to see: the crooked brick houses, alleyways and courtyards, the town hall. And the fish rolls on the banks of the Trave at sunset taste particularly good.

Day 2: Lübeck – Neustadt in Holstein, approx. 45 km

Todays stage on the Baltic Sea Cycle Route offers splendid views of Lübeck and Neustädter bay. You not only pass the seaside resorts of Timmendorfer Strand and Scharbeutz but can also visit Germany’s oldest lighthouse in Travemünde. The small harbour town of Holstein, where you stay the night, has ‒ in addition to its fjord-like harbour and pagoda granary ‒ a pretty historic quarter.

Day 3: Neustadt – Heiligenhafen, approx. 60 km

Today you cycle along Lübeck Bay to the coastal resort of Grömitz with its 400 m long pier. From here you get a wonderful view of the sandy beach which stretches some 8 km. Passing Grossenbrode, the spring board to the island of Fehmarn, you carry on to today’s destination Heiligenhafen. The pretty old town and the remarkable salt storage are worth a walk.

Day 4: Heiligenhafen – Schönberg, approx. 60 / 65 km

The first town on the Baltic Sea Cycle Route today is Oldenburg with Germany’s oldest guild. Stately homes and Knicks ‒ Schleswig-Holstein’s traditionally grown hedges ‒ line your path. You soon arrive in Brazil and California. No, that’s not a mistake! Two sections of the beach have these names in Schönberg, todays destination. Pedal through unspoiled countryside and former salt meadows, cycling 3 km inland.

Day 5: Schönberg – Eckernförde, approx. 50 / 55 km + ferry trip

Today you first set off to Laboe, the town of swans. From there you take the ferry over the Kiel Firth, into which the North-Sea-Baltic-Sea canal flows, to Friedrichsort. Alternatively, you can stay on the boat and continue to Kiel and visit Schleswig-Holstein’s capital city. Then, the Baltic Sea Cycle Route takes you along the firth through Schwedeneck passing meadows and woods to Eckenförde.

Day 6: Eckernförde – Kappeln, approx. 45 km

Leave this Baltic coast resort and pedal north via the semi-peninsula Schwansen to Kappeln. You cycle through cosy little villages and the coastal resort of Damp, past prehistoric and Stone Age grave sites. In Kappeln, the town on the river Schlei, there is no danger of getting bored exploring this town. It’s where you'll find the biggest Dutch windmill of the area; visit the fish weir and museum harbour, too!

Day 7: Kappeln – Flensburg, approx. 60 + boat trip or approx. 75 km

Today's route takes you through the attractive countryside of Angeln, between the Schlei and Flensburg. Finally you cycle along the Flensburg Firth to one of Germany’s most beautiful water castles ‒ the renaissance castle in Glücksburg. Once you have paid a visit, cross the firth by boat. After almost an hour you will land in Flensburg ‒ the most northern German city along the Baltic Sea Cycle Route.

Day 8: Individual departure or extension of stay

Your cycle tour along the Baltic Sea Cycle Route from Lübeck to Flensburg ends after breakfast. If you wish we can extend your stay.

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Dates / prices / services

Season times and prices 2022

Arrival daily, except Tuesdays from 01.05.2022 to 03.10.2022Early booking discount: -15 €

Bookable dates are shown in the booking form. The season is dictated by the arrival date.

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Category B

Season A
01.05. - 06.05.
25.09. - 03.10.
ab649 €
Season B
07.05. - 14.05.
11.09. - 24.09.
ab749 €
Season C
15.05. - 21.05.
29.05. - 31.05.
19.06. - 30.06.
21.08. - 10.09.
ab849 €
Season D
22.05. - 28.05.
01.06. - 18.06.
01.07. - 20.08.
ab899 €

Category A

Season A
01.05. - 06.05.
25.09. - 03.10.
ab849 €
Season B
07.05. - 14.05.
11.09. - 24.09.
ab949 €
Season C
15.05. - 21.05.
29.05. - 31.05.
19.06. - 30.06.
21.08. - 10.09.
ab1049 €
Season D
22.05. - 28.05.
01.06. - 18.06.
01.07. - 20.08.
ab1099 €
All prices per person in a double room
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Services

  • 7 nights incl. breakfast, national 2* / 3*-level in category B (OS-LF7b)
  • 7 nights incl. breakfast, national 3* / 4*-level in category A (OS-LF7a)
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel to Flensburg, no limit on the number of pieces, max. 20 kg / piece
  • Ferry Laboe – Falckenstein / Friedrichsort incl. bike
  • Boat trip Glücksburg – Flensburg incl. bike (in April, May and Sepember not possible on Mondays)
  • Cycle route description with maps (1 x per room)
  • 7 day Service Hotline
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Not inlcuded is the city or visitor's tax (if payable).

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Child reduction on basic price

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From 0 to 5 years

-100%

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From 6 to 11 years

-50%

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From 12 to 17 years

-25%

Applies for accommodation in rooms with 2 full-paying guests.

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Additional Services

Additional bookable services

Category B
Category A

Additional fee single room

199 €

249 €

Return transfer excl. own bike, Flensburg – Lübeck

69 €

Return transfer incl. own bike, Flensburg – Lübeck

88 €

All prices are per person

Additional nights

Room
Breakfast
Category B
Category A
Eckernförde
 DBL

59 €

65 €

 SGL

89 €

99 €

Flensburg
 DBL

85 €

 SGL

115 €

Kappeln
 DBL

49 €

65 €

 SGL

75 €

99 €

Lübeck
 DBL

55 €

65 €

 SGL

79 €

95 €

Neustadt in Holstein / Heiligenhafen
 DBL

59 €

85 €

 SGL

89 €

115 €

Schönberg
 DBL

49 €

55 €

 SGL

75 €

79 €

All prices are per person

Rental Bikes

Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
89 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
199 €
Children's and Teenager's bike
Children's and Teenager's bike
45 €
Trailer
Trailer
45 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 8-gear unisex bike, hub gears with back-pedal brakes (men’s bikes from 1.80 m)
  • 27-gear unisex bike, derailleur gears with free-wheel (men’s bikes from 1.80 m)
  • Electric bike (minimum age 16 years)
  • Children's / teenager's bike (20 – 26 inch), children's trailer, children's trailer Weehoo, child seat
Fittings

Pannier, handlebar bag, milometer, bike lock, pump, repair kit

Here you find further information and pictures of our rental bikes.

Radweg-Reisen unisex bike
Unisex bike
Radweg-Reisen men's bike
Men's bike
Radweg-Reisen E-Bike
Unisex E-Bike, 8-speed hub gears and free-wheel
Radweg-Reisen Men's E-Bike
Men's E-Bike, 8-speed hub gears and free-wheel
Children's bike
Children's bike
Teen's bike
Teen's bike
Weehoo
Recumbent seater Weehoo trailer
Child trailer
Child trailer with seating for two children
Child seat
Child seat
Rental Bike

8- or 27-gear Rental Bike

89 €

E-bike

199 €

Children's / Teenager's bike, Trailer

45 €

Baby bike seat

free

Brief Information

  • Booking code
    OS-LF7
  • Start / Destination
    Lübeck / Flensburg
  • Duration
    8 days, 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 325 / 340 km
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 45 and 65 km, Ø 55 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
  • Route condition
    The Baltic Sea Cycle Route takes you through partly flat, partly hilly terrain. You will mostly cycle along quiet country roads, cycle paths, field and forest paths. The route doesn't always run along the coast, but often takes detours into the diverse back country.
  • Parking information
    Parking decks, cost: approx. 10 € / day.
    No reservation possible through Radweg-Reisen.
  • Return journey to Lübeck
    Optional travel by chartered minibus (only Saturdays and Sundays), duration approx. 2.5 hours, departure: approx. 09.00 am.
    Please include this option in your original booking.
    If you do not want to continue your journey directly after the transfer, you can book additional nights in Lübeck.
    You can also book the transfer from Flensburg to Lübeck before the bike tour. So you can continue your tour from Flensburg right after the tour. Please write your booking request in the online booking form in the free text field.
    Alternative: Travel by train on your own initiative. Trains run once or twice in two hours, 1 – 2 train changes, duration approx. 3 hours.
  • Own bikes
    If you do not need a rental bike, please indicate in the booking form, whether you arrive with your own bike or your own E-Bike.
  • Tour operated by
    Radweg-Reisen
  • Mobility note
    This holiday is suitable to only a limited extent for people with restricted mobility.
    Please contact us if you have individual requirements.
Cycle Tour from Lübeck to Flensburg

days
8

km / day avg.
55