Lembeck Castle in the southern Münsterland
© Münsterland e.V.
Cycling tour castles, palaces and much more
3 days | from 102 Euro

Cycling tour castles, palaces and much more

Castles, moated palaces, a historic triangle garden and wild horses - this cycle tour has everything worth seeing around Reken. Cycle through beautiful nature and take enough time out in cosy cafés with a view of historic walls, glittering moats and ancient trees. Combine your stay in Reken with a visit to the wild horses in the Merfelder Bruch. The sight of the elegant animals in the wild will remain in your memory for a long time.

The cycle tour at a glance

  • Cycling tour
  • 45-65 km per stage
  • Star tours
  • easy
  • 2 nights / 3 days
  • 3 nights / 4 days
  • incl. breakfast
  • incl. guided tour of the castle
  • Indoor swimming pool free
  • from 102,-
  • Reken

Your itinerary for the cycling tour Castles, palaces and much more

Day 1

Gemen Castle is one of the highlights of the cycle tour Gemen Castle is one of the highlights of the cycle tour
© Münsterland e.V. / Philipp Fölting
Reken - Heiden- Borken - Velen - Reken (approx. 45 km)

Today's cycle tour takes you via the small town of Heiden to Borken. Gemen Castle on the outskirts of Borken is one of the most interesting castles in Münsterland. A walk around Gemen Castle reveals the imposing size of the complex. Continue along flat cycle paths to Velen. Take some time and visit the beautiful historic zoo. Just a few kilometres further on, Ramsdorf Castle welcomes you with its castle museum (admission included). Accompanied by fields, meadows and forests, the cycle tour leads back to Reken.

Day 2

Das malerische Wasserschloss von Raesfeld Das malerische Wasserschloss von Raesfeld
© Münsterland e.V. / Philipp Fölting
Reken - Lembeck - Erle - Raesfeld - Reken (approx. 65 km)

Today's stage of the cycle tour includes the moated castle of Lembeck (guided tour included). Somewhat set back from the main cycle route, the castle surprises with its imposing castle walls and extensive park grounds. Erle with the"Femeiche" is the next stop on the cycle tour before the romantic Raesfeld Castle welcomes the cyclists. Hardly any other castle is so beautifully integrated into its surroundings. Admire the historic walls in one of the cafés in Raesfelder Freiheit and don't miss a short tour through the historic zoo with its lakes, forests and heathland. Beautiful cycle paths will take you back to your holiday destination Reken.

Day 3

The wild horses in Dülmen are unique The wild horses in Dülmen are unique
© Gesing
Reken - Dülmen - Merfeld - Reken (approx. 45 km)

After breakfast, you will set off today by bike to Dülmen in the heart of the Münsterland. The highlight is the wild horses at Merfelder Bruch (visit possible on Saturdays and Sundays). A glimpse of the free-roaming herd is a wonderful experience not only for horse lovers. The cycle tour leads back to Reken along the idyllic Heubach meadows.

Day 4

Uphave House in Reken Uphave House in Reken
© Gemeinde Reken
Cycle tour around Reken

Have breakfast at the hotel for the last time. Before you leave, take the opportunity for a bike tour on the 5-Herzen tours through the municipality of Reken or cycle individually to the Hohe Mark Nature Park. Quiet wooded areas alternate with fantastic vantage points and show all the natural beauty of the Münsterland.

Please note: If you book 2 overnight stays, the tour description of the 4th day/cycle tour around Reken is omitted.

Services | Cycling tour Castles, palaces and much more

  • 2 or 3x overnight stay in a double room
  • 2 or 3x breakfast
  • 1x admission to Ramsdorf Castle Museum
  • 1x guided tour of Lembeck moated castle
  • 1 cycling map
  • 1x admission to the outdoor and indoor swimming pool Reken

Prices | Cycling tour Castles, palaces and much more

Prices per person

from 102,- € in a double room for 2 nights
from 150,- € in a double room for 3 nights

Offer valid: 01.01.-31.12.2022 | Organiser: Tourist-Info Reken

Request this cycling tour

You can enquire about this cycling tour without obligation at the Tourist-Info Reken by e-mail. You will receive a non-binding offer as soon as possible. Please use the "Your message" field to inform us of any special requests, notes or deviations from the tour advertised here. If you have any questions about your enquiry, please send an e-mail to tourist-info@reken.de or call +49 (0)2864 94 40 35.

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Tourist-Info Reken
Kirchstraße 14
48734 Reken
+49 (0)2864 / 944 020 www.reken.de

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