How long is the North Sea cycle Route?

How long is the North Sea cycle Route?

EV12 North Sea Cycle Route
Length 5,932 km (3,686 mi)
Designation European Cyclists’ Federation
Trailheads Bergen, Norway to Shetland Islands, UK
Use cycling

Can you cycle along the Kiel Canal?

A bicycle trip from the North Sea to the Baltic Sea coast is a very special experience, combining technology, nature and culture. In this Collection, I have prepared the official cycle route around the Kiel Canal for you. In eight stages, it covers almost 186 miles (300 km) from Brunsbüttel to Kiel-Holtenau.

What is a regional cycle route?

A cycle route planned and maintained by a local authority or other regional body.

Where is the safest bike route?

Check out the websites of your local government or bicycling advocacy group. Some websites have a route planner where it identifies the ‘safest’ route, shows you where all the bike paths are, how they link together, and how they link with other public transportation – all to help you get to your destination.

Can cyclists use pavements?

However, the legal interpretation is generally that pavements are considered pedestrian footpaths, meaning that cyclists should not ride on the pavement. It also advises that cyclists “take care when passing pedestrians, especially children, older or disabled people, and allow them plenty of room”.

Where does the North Sea Cycle Route start and end?

The Eight-Country North Sea Cycle Route: There is another route called the North Sea Cycle Route that partly overlaps part of this itinerary. This other route starts in Belgium and continues through the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Scotland and England. It is 3,600 miles (6,000 kilometers) long.

Where does the Rhine Cycle Path begin and end?

The Rhine cycle path begins in the Alpine village of Andermatt in Switzerland. From there, it takes you over the Oberalp Pass, where the Rhine rises, through the Alpine Rhine Valley to Lake Constance. On the shores of the picturesque lake, you cycle via Schaffhausen past the Rhine Falls to Basel and finally across the border to Germany.

How are the bike paths in the Netherlands?

The bike paths vary considerably, from very smooth high speed ones, to bumpy slow ones, to even slower ones using paving stones of various sizes and evenness amongst the Holland dunes. You should not plan to cover the same ground in France, or along the Holland dunes, that you would on a smooth highway.

Where to cycle from Cologne to the Netherlands?

You cycle past Cologne Cathedral to the Netherlands, where a wide landscape with polders and windmills awaits you and accompanies you as far as the Baltic Sea to the mouth of the Rhine.