Cycling on the Border Crossers Route
© Max Daerr
Boundless enjoyment on historic paths
Teuto-Ems Border Crossers Route

Teuto-Ems Border Crossers Route

You can experience a special kind of boundless cycling pleasure on the Teuto-Ems border crossing route. The extraordinary: The route not only takes you along idyllic paths past a beautiful landscape, but anyone who cycles here becomes a real border crosser! It is hard to imagine that you will cross a border such as the state border between Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia, numerous district and municipal borders and a historic confessional border 14 times on the 152-kilometre circular route.

The signposted cycle route can be divided into three circuits. The 48- to 66-kilometre circuits also allow you to take wonderful day tours on the route, which has been awarded 4 stars by the ADFC.

Relaxing breaks and culinary delights

Treat yourself to a relaxing break at one of the numerous rest stops or discover the twelve lively and worth seeing towns along the route. In rustic farm cafés and cosy country inns, you can treat yourself to delicious regional specialities. Culinary delights are not neglected in the border region either: there are numerous farm shops along the route that offer typical regional products such as asparagus, strawberries and home-made ham, so that you can fill your provisions basket with delicious delicacies during the tour.

Insider tip

Asparagus season in Sassenberg Asparagus season in Sassenberg
© Gemeinde Sassenberg
Asparagus season in Sassenberg

When the days get warmer, the asparagus season begins in Sassenberg . From April onwards, everything in the district of Füchtorf revolves around the noble vegetable. This is when the asparagus farms open their doors, asparagus is on every menu and the asparagus queen is crowned every two years. The sandy soils of the region give asparagus its special taste and have made it famous far beyond the borders of Münsterland. The asparagus season is over again by the end of June at the latest.

The Teuto-Ems cross-border route at a glance

  • 147 km
  • Circuit
  • easy
  • signposted
  • Multiday tour
  • Nature/rural life
  • Ostbevern
  • Glandorf
  • Lienen
  • Bad Iburg
  • Hilter
  • Bad Laer
  • Bad Rothenfelde
  • Dissen
  • Borgholzhausen
  • Versmold
  • Sassenberg
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