Cycle from Germany to Denmark and come along this classic bicycle tour from Berlin to Copenhagen, from the 'Metropolitan Spree City' to the 'Little Mermaid'. Enjoy the gorgeous Lake District, take a ferry from Rostock and cross the Baltic Sea to get to the white cliffs of Møn Island, and cycle along the coast to downtown Copenhagen.
Day 1: Arrival in Berlin Oranienburg
Travelers are responsible for their own transportation to Oranienburg. Take the Metro (commuter train) from downtown Berlin.
Day 2: Oranienburg - Zehdenick or Fürstenberg, ~35 or 75 km
Cycle along the Oder-Havel-Canal to Liebenwalde. Continue along the Havel to Zehdenick or Fürstenberg.
Day 3: Zehdenick or Fürstenberg - Neustrelitz, ~45 or 78 km
Along the way, you will come across the legendary Lake Stechlin, which has been immortalized through literature by T. Fontane.
Day 4: Neustrelitz - Waren, ~65 km
A highlight of this tour is the Müritz National Park. Along the way lies the small village of Ankershagen, where Schliemann, who discovered Troy, grew up.
Day 5: Waren - Krakow or Güstrow, ~45 or 69 km
In the Nossentiner Heide National Park, cycle through the vast wooded area to Krakow. Overnight in or near Krakow am See.
Day 6: Krakow or Güstrow - Rostock, ~54 or 78 km
Cycle along the Bützow-Güstrow-Canal. En route travelers may take any number of trains to Rostock at their own expense if they so desire. The overnight stay is in Rostock or in Warnemünde.
Day 7: Rostock - Nykøbing/Falster, ~38 km
Take the train from the Rostock Hauptbahnhof (main train station) to the ferry harbor. Take the ferry from there to Gedser. Duration: ~2 hrs. On the Danish side enjoy the lovely stretches on dikes and through forest along Falster's beautiful beach.
Day 8: Nykøbing/Falster - Island of Møn, ~75 km
Cycle along the coast to the old merchant city of Stubbekøbing. It will be worth your while to take a stroll through town before taking the ferry to the island of Bogø where the ferry will make a quick stop. Continue on the ferry to the island of Møn.
Day 9: Island of Møn - Køge, ~50 or 69 km
Cross the bridge from Møn to Zealand. Continue north through the coastal landscape. Cottages and manor houses dot the surrounding countryside. It is ~50 km to Fakse and ~69 km to the cliffs at Rødvig. Travelers are responsible for their own transportation by train to Køge. Stay overnight.
Day 10: Køge - Copenhagen, ~43-55 km
Today's leg of the tour leads you along the beaches. You may like to visit the Museum for Modern Art in Ishøj. Copenhagen is enchanting. A visit to the Tivoli Gardens is a must and a stroll around the old harbor is a great way to crown your day.
Day 11: Departure from Copenhagen
After breakfast you continue under your own steam, homewards or onwards! We can help you book extra nights.
10 nights in comfortable middle class hotels
tour description with maps
ferry Rostock - Gedser (incl. bike)
GPS tracks on request
self-guided tour - 11 days / 10 nights
arrival every Monday
no arrival on 02.08.2021 (Hanse Sail)
route (1)-(2): ~418-640 km
mostly flat along the rivers, a short climb on day 3
how to get there
by car: motorway to Berlin Oranienburg
by train: station Berlin then local train to Oranienburg
by plane: airport Berlin
free at the hotel in Oranienburg, not guaranteed, no reservation possible
You should organise your own departure from Copenhagen, consider a flight or a bus.
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