On this 142 km long round trip you will discover a living history, numerous leisure destinations and the diversified landscape of the “Wittekind” district.
From short biking trips to journeys of several days’ duration – on the “Wittekindsroute“everything is possible.
Bad Salzuflen – Bad Oeynhausen (40 km): This stage is impressive because of passing through historic city cores and great landscapes with magnificent views. Admittedly, therefor a few of climbs have to be managed. Some further highlights: the idyllically situated water mill “Rürupsmühle” and the landscape park “Aqua Magica“.
Bad Oeynhausen – Bruchmühlen (45 km): On this stage you will cycle through the valley of the river “Werre” and crossing numerous small valleys with lovely brooks as far as the edge of the “Wiehengebirge” low mountain range. Along the biking path you will find the moated castle „Ulenburg“, several historic farmhouse bathing sites and farming communities, the Quernheim Church and the spa town Rödinghausen inviting you to stay a while.
Bruchmühlen – Bad Salzuflen (57 km): Defining elements of this stage are the valley of the river “Else”, the popular place of excursions „Hücker Moor“ and the Ravensberger hill land. Further attractions to discover: a wind mill and a listed historic farm building called “Sattelmeierhof“.
Kind of surface and signposting: predominantly asphalt, partially gravel or cobblestone, continuously signposted. Level of difficulty: from medium to challenging. Total distance: 142 km.
Highlights on the way: Historic city cores of Bad Salzuflen and Vlotho, water mill Rürupsmühle, landscape park Aqua Magica, moated castle Ulenburg, Hücker Moor, wind mill in Hücker-Aschen
Startpoint/arrival point: train station of Bad Salzuflen (e.g. train station of Vlotho also possible).
You can consult a dynamic map using the following link.
Windmühle Hücker-AschenRead all
Burgruine VlothoRead all
Gut WerburgRead all
Mühlenmuseum KemenaRead all
Zum weißen SteinRead all
Beckmann’s SchankwirtschaftRead all
Villa KunterbuntRead all
Brüngers LandwirtschaftRead all
Zum NonnensteinRead all
Zum Alten WrangelRead all
Gasthof Zur LindeRead all
Radstation Bad OeynhausenRead all
Hotel Mercure Bad Oeynhausen CityRead all
Gasthaus Bonneberger HofRead all
Tourist-Information VlothoRead all
Eiscafé CoronaRead all
Zweiradtechnik Stefan MüllerRead all
Hotel Restaurant StilleRead all
Moorland-Hotel am SenkelteichRead all
Zur wilden SauRead all
Zur LooseRead all
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Haus GermaniaRead all
Kurvilla Fürstin PaulineRead all
Hücker MoorRead all
Convey church and manor houseRead all
Aqua MagicaRead all