Freedom on two wheels: Discover the most beautiful places by bike - sustainable and active

There are many reasons why it is worth planning your next vacation by bike or at least packing your two-wheeler: Traveling by bike is more sustainable and at the same time good for your health. In addition, cycling decelerates immensely and, by the way, nature and the landscape can be enjoyed even more intensively and consciously.

Whether touring, bike packing or mountain biking in the Harz mountains, in the Belgian Ardennes, in Alsace and the Netherlands - here are our tips for actively discovering the most beautiful places: Discovering the hinterland with bike packing

Spring is just around the corner, the days are getting longer and the weather is better - perfect for being outdoors. Bike packing is a particularly adventurous and free way to do this. So nothing like rauf on the saddle and purely into nature - with, the platform for outdoor experiences of each kind, find wheel enthusiasts private tent and parking lots as well as singular accommodations for a micro adventure before the entry door. Little tip: At, simply use the "Cycling" filter and choose from currently almost 900 offers with particularly good biking conditions in the area. Directly on the Elbe dike at the gates of Hamburg, for example, the tent can be pitched at Sandra's on a large green meadow. For those who prefer to travel with less luggage, the glamping tent on Claudia's organic farm between Hamburg and Cuxhaven or the cozy hut right next to the forest with a small pond in the Upper Franconian district of Kronach in Bavaria is just right.

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Nutchel: Tours for young and old

The Forest Villages of Nutchel with Cosy Cabins in the French Alsace and Belgian Ardennes invite you to a year-round micro-adventure in nature and offer a perfect terrain for cyclists especially now in spring. Whether it's a leisurely bike tour with the family through the magical forest of Anlier in Alsace or a longer, sporty tour around Lake Obersauer northwest of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - everyone gets their money's worth here. Especially great: Vacationers in Belgium don't even have to pack their own bikes, but can easily rent e-bikes from 59 euros and mountain bikes from 39 euros per day, bikes for kids are also available for a fee of 39 euros. The team is currently working at full speed to ensure that this option will soon also be available in Alsace.

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The Hearts Hotel: Up on the bike, down the mountain 

Unbridled fun on two wheels: Braunlage is the ideal starting point for an adventurous e-bike or mountain bike tour through the Harz mountains. For this purpose, The Hearts Hotel - northern Germany's highest lifestyle hotel - cooperates with a rental shop on the Wurmberg and offers all-inclusive packages for its guests. The hotel contingent has been properly increased with up to 40 bikes and larger groups are even delivered to the hotel door. A stay at the nearby Bikepark Braunlage provides an extra adrenaline kick. Here, on Lower Saxony's highest mountain, visitors will find downhill trails 4,500 meters long on an almost natural surface. Conveniently, a gondola lift takes non-motorized cyclists from the valley to the 972-meter Wurmberg summit.

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Papillon Country Resort: vacation in the cycling country par excellence

A paradise for cyclists: the flat countryside with its dense network of bike paths offers optimal conditions for a bike tour. The ideal starting point is the Papillon Country Resort in the province of Twente, just a few meters from the German-Dutch border. What awaits cycling vacationers here is called glamorous camping - glamping for short. After a day on the bike saddle, cycling vacationers can relax their muscles in the swimming pool or private hot tub. Those who want to spend less money but still enjoy the resort's amenities are in good hands in the so-called Air Stays. There's a double bed on the second floor, and a small equipped kitchen with stove and refrigerator and a covered sitting area await on the first floor. Two nights start at 115 euros for two people.

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Hannes Camper: combine camping and cycling vacations

When camping vacation not only experience the freedom on four wheels, but also swing for a change times on the bike - with the camper rental Hannes Camper everything no problem. With the models Small Hannes, Dogs Hannes and Big Hannes a wheel carrier on the tailgate is always already included in the travel price. All premium models as well as the large Hunde Hannes are equipped with a trailer coupling. This means that a hitch carrier can be ordered as an option or your own carrier can be used - perfect for the (e)bike shuttle. Practical: With the bike, places can be reached that are difficult to access by car or especially with a large camper. Demand is very high for the rental company from Braunschweig: "Overall, eight out of ten guests take one or more bikes with them - Hannes Camper and cycling simply belong together," reports founder and CEO Tim Aster. 

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