On the way on two wheels – Discover Bremen by bike

In no other German city with more than 500,000 inhabitants do more people travel by bike than in Bremen. Cycling is not only part of everyday life in the Hanseatic city, but also part of the special lifestyle – especially now in summer. We have a few tips for bike tours on which you can discover Bremen and the surrounding area from a different side. Get on the saddle and let's ride!

 Students on the road by bike

Blockland – the green oasis in the middle of the city

You want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city? Then a bike trip to Blockland is just the thing. The green oasis in the west is a district of Bremen, which is located in the middle of a nature reserve. For rare animals and plants, this marshland is an important protected habitat. Did you know that more cows than people live there? The Blockland is ideal for cycling, walking and inline skating, not least because only residents are allowed to drive here. Here you can find a bicycle route through the Blockland (length: 26 km) , which starts at the central station.

Along the Weser, the lifeline of Bremen

The river Weser belongs to Bremen like the Town Musicians and the Roland statue. As a Hanseatic city, Bremen looks back on a long seafaring tradition, this history is recognizable everywhere in town. Along the Weser-route (length: 30 km) you will not only feel the fresh sea air, you can also discover numerous ships worth seeing and the diverse colorful sides of Bremen: Among other things, you'll ride along the Weser promenade, along the Osterdeich, pass the Weser Stadium, in the Überseestadt, in the Neue Weser nature reserve and at the harbor. The common element: the Weser, which connects Bremen directly with the North Sea.

Überseestadt – between old port facilities and modern architecture

The Überseestadt in the west of Bremen is one of the largest urban development projects in Europe. On the Überseestadt-route (length: 15 km) you will discover the harbor district between tradition and modernity. Where once ships passed and general cargo was loaded, a completely new pulsating and innovative quarter has been growing for several years – interesting new buildings and historic sheds and warehouses characterize the new image. In addition to art, culture, restaurants, cafés and various leisure activities, you will also see innovative residential buildings right on the waterfront. The extensive promenades invite you to stroll and discover – a maritime flair included.