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Nature Park Lüneburg Heath

On the traces of Hermann Löns

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Route

Tour profile: Level 2

Easy to moderate. The route runs mostly on agricultural roads as well as on little streets and cycleways. On your tour you sometimes come across a bit hilly and unpaved forest ways, sometimes sand ways too also sandy roads with a an uncomfortable surface.

Day 1: Lüneburg

Individual arrival.

Day 2: Lüneburg – Uelzen, approx. 55 km

You still cycle through a typical heath landscape. Uelzen is today’s destination of your stage. Art awakens interest here too. During the Expo 2000 the railway station in Uelzen was rebuild in the style of Friedensreich Hundertwasser to the worth seeing Hundertwasser – station.

Day 3: Uelzen – Celle, approx. 60 km

Through little villages your today’s stage leads you into the residential city Celle. About 480 restored half-timbered houses are the historic district here. They and the castle of Celle tout for your attention. Enjoy the superb buildings during a stroll through the historic district.

Day 4: Celle – Hermannsburg/surroundings, approx. 40 km

Alongside the river Örtze little wooden bridges invite you to stay and allow you a good view onto the Örtze valley. From here you can observe with a bit of luck interesting things in nature. Hermannsburg looks back onto a more than 1,000 years old history. The Saxon duke Hermann Billung had probably built a castle near the today’s Peter Paul church, which became later on the centre of the settlement.

Day 5: Hermannsburg/surroundings – Soltau, approx. 49 km

Through the nature park “Südheide“ you cycle past the Lönsstein (monument) into the town Soltau with the worth seeing town hall, the North German toy museum or the well known Heide Park (amusement park) with many shows and attractions.

Day 6: Soltau – Schneverdingen, approx. 35 km

Tour-Stations on your today’s stage are Wiedeholz, location of the last knights battle, as well as the former heath farm and the typical Gothic heath church in Wolterdingen. Enjoy the rest of the day in Schneverdingen and visit for example the heath garden with 130 different heath variations.

Day 7: Schneverdingen – Lüneburg, approx. 50 - 65 km

Bicycle tour through the typical heath landscape of the national park “Nordheide”. Heath, pine forests and German heaths shape the broadness of the landscape. Via the “Wilseder Berg“ (hill) and little romantic hamlets your way leads you to Lüneburg with its picturesque centre.

Day 8: Lüneburg

Individual departure or extension.

Services

Included services

  • 7 nights, rooms with shower/WC

  • Daily breakfast

  • Luggage transfer

  • Personal welcome and trip briefing

  • Rental bike insurance with bike rental

  • Service Hotline

  • Maps and information material 1x per room

  • Navigation App + GPS Data available

  • For the environment’s benefit: If you use the digital version of our routebook you will get a discount of € 20,- per room as a Thank You gift!

Dates & Prices

Dates

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    Season / Period
    Type
    Information
    Booking
    • S1   13.04. - 26.04.24
    • every MON/SAT
    • S2   27.04. - 24.05.24
    • every MON/SAT
    • S3   25.05. - 30.09.24
    • every MON/SAT
    • S1   01.10. - 05.10.24
    • every MON/SAT

    Extras

    discount for children with 2 full paying adults in double room
    children 0-5,99 years -100%
    children 6-11,99 years -50%
    children 12-14,99 years -25%
    15-99 years -10%
       
    bicycle & equipment
    7-speed-bike (back pedal brake) / 21-speed-trekking bike 99
    30 speed premium 169
    E-bike 259
       
    Additional night
    Lüneburg 4* (dbl/sgl) 78/146

    Best - Price - Guarantee

    If you would verifiably receive better conditions and/or prices from another tour operator at the time of booking we guarantee at least the same conditions PLUS 1 handlebar bag for FREE!
    All prices per person in EUR

    Accommodation

    Hotel samples

    Accomodation in inns and hotels. All rooms have a bath/shower/toilet included.
    Attention: Tourist tax – if requested – has to be paid directly on the spot.


    Lüneburg:  Hotel Seminaris

    Uelzen: CityHotel Uelzen

    Celle: Hotel Caroline Mathilde

    Region Hermannsburg: Best Western Heidehof

    Soltau: Hotel am Böhmepark

    Schneverdingen: Hotel Landhaus Höpen

    Lüneburg: Akzent Hotel Deutsche Eiche


    Note: Please be informed that these are hotel samples and therefore subject to alteration! Find Your final hotel bookings at Your hotel list after/at booking.

    Bicycle

    Bicycles inclusive panniers

    7-speed bikes with Shimano NEXUS hub gear OR 21-speed bikes with Shimano ALIVIO chain circuit with light, luggage rack, fenders, service set with tool and spare hose, air pump and number lock.

    30-speed bikes PLUS: ideal for sporty cyclists and those who love a lot of comfort. The wheels have a comfortable gel saddle and a 30-speed gear for more accurate, faster shifting. Other highlights include the Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for improved braking performance and particularly gentle suspension.

    All bikes are equipped with a rear rack pannier (saddle bag) and a handlebar bag/per room.


    E-bikes | Electric bikes | Pedelecs

    By popular demand, we have now invested in a considerable number of e-bikes, much favoured by cyclists who love the great Outdoors, but prefer to let the bike take the strain. With an electro bike every bike tour is a breeze! The shiftable, low noise electric drive of our modern E-bike relieves you of some of the work and increases the pedal force up to 3 times. Acclivity can be handled easily.


    Private bicycles

    You are welcome to bring your own bicycle. This is adapted especially to your needs. Do not forget to bring a repair kit with all necessary tools such as: keys, spare tube and lock. Please check all functions of your bicycle carefully upon arrival.

    Useful

    Arrival - Parking - Departure

    Arrival by plane

    Airport: Hamburg (HAM), Bremen (BRE)
    Flights can be booked individually. For details see your final travel documents.

    Arrival by car

    Parking: parking spaces in the garage for approx. € 12,- per day, no reservation possible and subject to availability. Too, there are some unguarded costless parking possibilities in the surroundings.

    Arrival by train

    Train station: Lüneburg
    detailed train schedules and price information: www.bahn.com

     

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