Cycling at the Windmills of Kinderdijk in South Holland

Cyclists at Kinderdijk in South Holland

Kinderdijk near Rotterdam and Dordrecht has the largest collection of historic windmills in The Netherlands. The area is easily explored on foot but cycling is more fun. The 19 historic windmills at Kinderdijk near Rotterdam form the largest collection of working windmills in The Netherlands. These windmills, inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list, … Read more

Outdoor Adventures in Oberpfalz in Bayern, Germany

Cyclists in the Bavarian Jura

Hiking, Cycling, and Canoeing in the Bavarian Upper Palatinate

© Tourismusverbandes Ostbayern
© Tourismusverbandes Ostbayern

The Oberpfalz (Upper Palatinate) is a haven for outdoor adventures with hiking and cycling popular in the Oberpfälzer Wald (forest) and canoeing on the Naab and Vils rivers.

Visitors to the Oberpfalz (Upper Palatinate) in Bavaria can enjoy endless outdoor activities. The area is largely forested and rural with very few large towns. Although these towns have some Baroque gems, the lure of the outdoors is always foremost when visiting the Upper Palatinate.

Several Oberpfälzer towns offer guided town walks while the countryside is ideal for hiking too. Hiking and cycling are particularly popular in the Oberpfälzer Wald / Upper Palatinate Forest as well as next to rivers such as the Naab and its very numerous tributaries. The Naab and the Vils rivers are also ideal for canoeing.

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