A tribute to the north sea …cycle happy!

North Sea Cycle Route

Der Nordseeküstenradweg

The North Sea Cycle Route spans a total distance of nearly 6,000 km across 6 countries and is therefore listed as the world’s longest cycle route.

From direction of Wedel, the route runs along the Elbe through the wide marshlands of Holstein. At this point of the route, Glückstadt is the perfect location to rest and spend the night before continuing on to Brunsbüttel. From here the route goes on along the impressive coast of the North Sea to Denmark.


  • Length: 5.942 km
  • Countries: six -> United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, Norway
  • About the route: Close by the sea – from Wedel via Glückstadt to Brunsbüttel
  • Start: Shetland Islands
  • End: Bergen
  • Nice-to-know: the longest long-distance bike path in the world, also called Eurovelo-Route EV 12

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