The Rhine Cycle Route

From Source to Sea Through Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands

Guidebook to cycling the River Rhine from source to sea, through Switzerland, Germany, France and the Netherlands. The 1372km route from the summit of Oberalppass to the Hook of Holland is split into 27 stages, mostly following well-surfaced cycle tracks. Includes information on facilities, useful contacts and a language glossary.

Mike Wells

Mike Wells has been walking long-distance footpaths for 25 years, and a keen cyclist for 20. He has walked the major British paths, the GR5 from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean, and explored the Dolomites Alta Via routes in Italy. He has also walked in Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Norway and Chilean Patagonia. Starting with UK cycling routes, he soon moved on to long-distance routes in the rest of Europe and beyond, including a circumnavigation of Iceland and a ride across Cuba.

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  • Handy guidebook to following the Rhine Cycle Route: 1380km in 27 stages through six countries,
  • from the river's source to the sea.
  • One of the best-selling European cycle-touring guides One of the 14 waymarked routes in the EuroVelo network Third most popular cycle tour in Germany after the Baltic Sea cycle route and the Bodensee cycle route