2022
Cycling Holiday in East Frisia

Cycling holiday in East Frisia

Borkum, Norderney and East-Frisian

 Emden – Norden – Jever – Emden

  • National park Wattenmeer, windmills and lighthouses
  • Boat trips included!
  • Daily routes ●●●○○
  • Altitude profile ●○○○○
  • Bestseller!

days
7

km / day avg.
60

East Frisia and its islands are calling! Greet the sheep on the dykes as you pedal past on your bike. When the tide goes out, try a walk through the mud-flats or have a refreshing dip when the tide comes in. An introduction to the traditional niceties of an East Frisian Tea Ceremony is a must, and then you can have a go at shelling prawns and simply enjoy the view from a lighthouse. On your cycling holiday in East Frisia you will be cycling along the North Sea coast and will be able to take trips to the islands of Borkum and Nordeney. You'll learn what makes North Germany so special: its countryside and people, who have found a way to live comfortably with each other – not without developing a number of very endearing characteristics.

Itinerary

  • Booking Code
    NW-NOEE6
  • Start / Destination
    Emden
  • Duration
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Length
    approx. 180 km + island tours Borkum and Norderney
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 55 and 65 km, Ø 60 km
    Altitude profile ●○○○○
Cycling holiday in East Frisia

Day 1: Individual arrival in Emden

The town had a bad reputation as pirate stronghold in the middle ages until the pirates were smoked-out by the inhabitants of Hamburg. The industrialisation of the Ruhr Region, for which Emden was and is an important harbour, caused the town to flourish economically. Today the region has first class cultural facilities to offer, such as the art gallery which was donated by Henri Nannen.

Day 2: Excursion to the Island Borkum

A boat will take you to the largest of the East Friesian islands. The inhabitants used to make a living from stranded goods and occasional piracy, but from the 17th century on whaling supplied a certain wealth. Nearly 30 kilometres of best sandy beaches ensure bathing fun and cyclists can explore 130 kilometres of cycle paths, a tour of which can be completed by a trip on the narrow gauge railway.

Day 3: Emden – Norden, approx. 55 km

This tour will take you through the Krummhörn. Typical for this region are the Warfen villages, the many windmills and the lighthouses. Greetsiel remains an important crab-fishing port up until today. You should definitely try prawn peeling yourself. You will then cycle further along the Ley Bay, where, with a bit of luck, you will be able to see seals and then reach the wadden sea.

Day 4: Excursion to Norderney island

The ferry will take you from Norddeich to Norderney, the youngest island, on which the first sea swimming pool was opened in 1797. The bicycle is the perfect vehicle to explore the beauty of this island before returning to Norden. Alternatively you cyle along the coast and the national park Wattenmeer oder visit the seal-station in Norddeich.

Day 5: Norden – Jever, approx. 65 km

Today you will be cycling on main land once again and you will have the opportunity to see what is probably the most beautiful moated castle in East Friesland. Through this expansive marshland you are on your way to the former capital town of Esens and then on to the small town of Wittmund and its unique brick buildings. You'll sleep well in Jever especially if you have tried the beer made here of the same name!

Day 6: Jever – Emden, approx. 60 km

Why not take a break in Aurich, the secret capital of East Friesland. The castle, the modern Sous-Tower, the Pingelhus and the windmill Gallerieholländer are outstanding architectural monuments. Water sport enthusiasts and cyclists will appreciate the Ems-Jade Canal which connects Wilhelmshaven and Emden, along which one can cycle from Aurich to Emden, without hardly ever seeing a car.

Day 7: Individual departure or extension of stay

After breakfast your cycling holiday in East Frisia comes to an end. Individual departure back home. If you wish we can extend your holiday in Emden.

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Dates / prices / services

Season times and prices 2022

Arrival on Wednesdays, Fridays und Saturdays from 09.04.2022 to 08.10.2022Early booking discount: -15 €

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

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Season A
09.04. - 22.04.
04.10. - 08.10.
ab629 €
Season B
23.04. - 06.05.
19.09. - 03.10.
ab679 €
Season C
07.05. - 18.09.

ab699 €
All prices per person in a double room
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Services

  • 6 nights incl. breakfast, local 3* / 4*-level
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Boat trip Emden - Borkum incl. Bike
  • Boat trip Norddeich - Norderney incl. Bike
  • Welcome meeting
  • GPS tracks available on request
  • 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 14 years

-25%

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From 15 to 17 years

-10%

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

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Additional Services

Additional bookable services

Additional fee single room

149 €

All prices are per person

Additional nights

Room
Breakfast
Price
Emden
 DBL

59 €

 SGL

95 €

All prices are per person

Rental Bikes

Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
85 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
189 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 7-gear unisex bike, hub gears with back-pedal brakes (men’s bikes from 1.85 m)
  • 21-gear women's and men's bike, derailleur gears with free-wheel (men’s bikes from 1.85 m)
  • Electric bike
Fittings

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

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Rental Bike

7- or 21-gear Rental Bike

85 €

E-bike

189 €

Brief Information

  • Booking Code
    NW-NOEE6
  • Start / Destination
    Emden
  • Duration
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Length
    approx. 180 km + island tours Borkum and Norderney
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 55 and 65 km, Ø 60 km
    Altitude profile ●○○○○
  • Parking information
    Public car park in Emden, approx. 20 € per week.
    Free Parking possibilities nearby the hotel.
    No reservation possible through Radweg-Reisen.
  • Tour operated by
    Local cooperation partner
  • Mobility note
    This holiday is suitable to only a limited extent for people with restricted mobility.
    Please contact us if you have individual requirements.
Cycling holiday in East Frisia

days
7

km / day avg.
60