Waldecker Land
By Motorcycle

Northern Hessen - a paradise for motorcycle trips

Deep forests, wide fields, crystal-clear lakes and historic cities – all this and much more awaits you in the beautiful region „Waldecker Land“. The holiday region in the western part of Northern Hessen is a popular destination for spectacular motorcycle tours. The lake „Edersee“, the second largest reservoir in Germany, is a true highlight of the region. Also it is worth to take a trip to Bad Arolsen and its impressive baroque castle as well as to go for a stroll trough the picturesque town of Korbach.

Accomodation tip in the Waldecker Land

The Welcome Hotel Bad Arolsen is the ideal location for your overnight stay during your motorcycle trip. Choose one of our 119 comfortable hotel rooms and relax to your liking in the 2,000 sqm spa area after a long day. Dine at the hotel’s restaurant Schlossgasthof or look forward to hearty meals and a cold beer at the restaurant Plückers with rustic ambience.

The best routes

  • Waldecker-Land-Tour-Nord
    Distance: approx. 220km / travel time: without breaks approx. 4,5 hours
    Route: Korbach – Bad Arolsen – Dörnberg – Wolfhagen

  • Waldecker-Land-Tour-Süd
    Distance: 230km / travel time: 5 hours
    Route: Korbach – Waldeck – Bringhausen – Herzhausen – Korbach-Kassel

  • Drei-Seen-Tour
    Distance: 173km / travel time: approx. 3,5 hours
    Route: Edersee - Twistesee - Diemelsee

Joyrides Through
the Sauerland

Discovery trip in the land of a thousand mountains

The low mountain range area is characterised by a fascinating nature. Discover the most popular mountain „Kahler Asten“ and you will experience a spectacular all around view of the region. You will also find many lakes – the big five are the Biggesee, Diemelsee, Hennesee, Möhnsee and Sorpsee. Go on a journey of discovery and be enchanted by great panoramic views, creeks as well as beech and spruce forests.

Our accomodation tip

In the middle of the nature paradise Sauerland, located by the Hennesee lake, our 4-star superior Welcome Hotel Meschede offers 116 rooms with the best comfort. Enjoy relaxing hours at the lake after a long and exciting motorbike trip. Let us spoil you in the hotel’s beer garden with lake view or at our restaurants. After a restful night a rich breakfast will wait for you before you will go cruising around on you motorcycle again.

The Best Routes

  • The Sauerland-Tour
    Distance: 151km / travel time: 2,5 hours
    Route: Willingen – Medebach – Winterberg – Meschede – Bruchhausen – Willingen

  • 3-Lakes-Tour
    Distance: 115km / travel time: 4 hours
    Route: Meschede – Möhnsee – Arnsberg – Sorpesee – Meschede

  • Around the Hennesee-Tour
    Distance: 170km / travel time: ca. 3 hours
    Route: Olsberg – Ramsbeck – Eslohe – Cobbenrode – Hennesee – Schloss Laer

Go Crusing On
the Lower Rhine

Motorcycle tours with river view

The region in the western part of North-Rhine-Westphalia has plenty to offer: an exciting historical past and beautful landscapes characterised by water meadows, forests and heathlands. Wether you go cruising on the left or the right side of the Rhine – you will find cities with its own quite special charm, for example the city of Emmerich with a beautiful promenade and the Rhine bridge or the city of Wesel with the biggest fortress of the Rhineland.

Our accomodation tip

Welcome to our Welcome Hotel Wesel with a wonderful view of nature! Our 4-star all suites hotel is directly located on the Rhine promenade and offers a high level of comfort. Relax on your balcony, sit back and enjoy the atmosphere on the terrace of our restaurant or get an extra portion of recovery in the hotel’s wellness area.

The Best Routes

  • Lower Rhine to the Netherlands-Tour
    Distance: 220km / travel time: approx. 4,5 hours
    Route: Wesel – Rees – Emmerich – Nimwegen – Wesel

  • Lower Rhine Tour
    Distance: 240km / travel time: ca. 5 hours
    Route: Wesel – Dinslaken – Duisurg – Xanten – Emmerich – Wesel

Bike Tours
Within the Ruhr Region

Exploration of the Ruhr region

Have you ever thought about a bike tour within the Ruhr region? Off you go - experience the region's special charm! Start right from the heart of the area, the city Essen, and cruise along exciting routes in the surrounding regions. Discover one of the most beautiful world heritages the "Zeche-Zollverein", as well as the "Maragethenhöhe" and "Baldeneysee".

You have not decided yet which route you want to chose? Contact us! Our hotel manager has personally tested many routes around the city of Essen.

Our accomodation tip

The Welcome Hotel Essen is the ideal starting point for your bike tour. Enjoy the 4 star comfort in one of the 176 rooms and the central location directly in the city centre. From the hotel, you can reach all sights in Essen very quickly. Enjoy a culinary treat in our SunnySide restaurant or a refreshing drink in the LoungeBar RedCorner. Also you can feel free to park your bikes at the underground parking of the hotel.

The Best Routes

  • From Essen to the Sauerland-Tour
    Distance: 155km / travel time: aprox. 3 hours
    Route: Essen – Witten – Ahlenberg – Hengsen – Bausenhagen - Möhnsee - Arnsberg - Meschede
    Route View

  • The Ruhr Region-Tour
    Distance: 135km / travel time: aprox. hours
    Route: Essen – Kettwig – Mettmann – Leyermühle – Beyenburg – Gevelsberg – Hattingen – Essen
    Route View

  • From the Ruhr Region to the Münsterland-Tour
    Distance: 168km / travel time: 3,5 hours
    Route: Bottrop – Marl – Lünen – Haltern am See – Dorsten – Essen
    Route View

Insider Tip from the expert:
The Welcome Hotels Tour

Go on our Welcome Hotels tour and discover special bike tours in Germany as well as our hotel's variety - from our modern city hotels in Marburg and Essen to our lake hotel in the nature park Sauerland. Our recommendations originate from our hotel manager of the Welcome Hotel Essen - a true motorcycle enthusiast, who has tested the route by himself.

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