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Scenic routes in North Rhine-Westphalia


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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in North Rhine-Westphalia. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful scenic routes.
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The 10 most beautiful scenic routes in North Rhine-Westphalia

Hochsauerland Höhenstraße
Scenic Route · Sauerland
Hochsauerland Höhenstraße
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
116.8 km
3:00 h
1,723 m
1,719 m
Die Hochsauerland-Höhenstraße ist eine der schönsten und geschichtsträchtigsten Panoramastrecken im Sauerland.
Hohes Venn
Scenic Route · Ostbelgien
Fens and Lakes Route
recommended route Difficulty moderate
143.9 km
6:00 h
1,581 m
1,573 m
With this circuit we invite you to a discovery tour through the High Fens area and the East Belgian lakes. The total length is about 150 km. The route is signposted in clockwise direction.
Fachwerkhäuser in Wiedenest
Scenic Route · Bergisches Land
recommended route
145.9 km
2:15 h
2,044 m
2,044 m
Mit dem Auto über die Fachwerkroute durchs Bergische Land. 
Scenic Route · Bergisches Land
recommended route Difficulty easy
153.4 km
2:33 h
2,101 m
2,191 m
10 Talsperren auf einer Ferienroute - entdecken Sie die talsperrenreichste Region Europas mit Wohnmobil, Auto oder Motorrad.
Bonte Kerke Lieberhausen
Scenic Route · Bergisches Land
recommended route
75.4 km
1:10 h
1,229 m
1,229 m
Diese Autoroute führt Sie auf einer herrlichen Rundtour von etwa 75 Kilometern vorbei an den fünf Bunten Kirchen Oberbergs.
Scenic Route
Route der Industriekultur
306.3 km
6:00 h
1,025 m
1,022 m
Blick auf Burg Pfalzgrafenstein
Scenic Route
Rhine-Romantic Route
356.3 km
84:50 h
625 m
609 m
The Rhine Valley, particularly the Upper Middle Rhine UNESCO World Heritage Site, is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in Europe. While impressive landscapes can be found all over the world, what is special about the Middle Rhine is that the melodramatic panorama of nature has simultaneously served as the backdrop for the portrayal of human passions and destinies and inspired the Rhine romantics to produce works that attract people here from all corners of the earth.
Scenic Route · Teutoburger Wald
BMW Oldtimer Ausfahrt 2022
93.5 km
1:26 h
1,047 m
995 m
Das ist der Streckenverlauf der 1. Ausfahrt der BMW Oldtimer Ostwestfalen FB-Gruppe.
Flug LH111 Santiago de Compostela nach Frankfurt /M ( Y 07L )
1,756.3 km
27:02 h
8,130 m
8,396 m
Für alle Flugzeugbegeisterten hier mal ein Mitflug mit einem A321neo von LEST nach EDDF.
Welzheim Ostkastell
Scenic Route
Deutsche Limes-Straße
1,187.8 km
18:15 h
6,774 m
6,531 m
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Deutsche Märchenstraße - Variante 1 (Von Hanau nach Bremen/Buxtehude mit Eichsfeldschlaufe) by Ronny
August 10, 2021 · Community
Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 10:57
Photo: Ronny Vanpraet, Community
Route der Industriekultur by Marc
October 11, 2020 · Community
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Schiffahrt Museum
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