Cycling in Essen | © Diana Blinkert / EMG
Cycling in Essen | © Diana Blinkert / EMG

Cycling in Essen - Our tour guide

Tour Guide

Cycling in Essen

Impressive industrial culture, green open spaces and vibrant urban life: cycling is a great way to experience all of this in Essen. A well-developed network of cycling paths comprising around 260 kilometres is available for this purpose. The majority of these paths have been constructed on disused railway lines, which were being still used to transport coal and steel until a couple of decades ago. Nowadays, these paths offer a relaxed cycling experience, often away from traffic.

You can find everything you need for a successful day trip or a short cycling break in Essen on this page.

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Cycling routes in Essen

You can find more routes and trips and useful tips for cycling holidays in the entire Ruhr area here


Bicyles Services

Whether you are looking for bicycle hire, workshops or cycling shops, these service facilities will help you. Please consult the respective organisations for their current opening hours.

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Cycling and hiking in Essen

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