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On two wheels through valleys and over mountains

In the Schmallenberg Sauerland and the vacation region of Eslohe, a wide range of possibilities await fans of bikes and the like. Family-compatible offers with moderately ascending routes are also included. Discover our region - whether leisurely or with an adrenaline rush, whether alone or with the whole family - just as it suits you.

Well-paved and detailed routes such as the SauerlandRadring, the Kinderland trekking route or the routes of the Bike Arena Sauerland offer cyclists of all kinds an ideal field of activity.

Download the brochure: Brochure Cycling 2021

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Guided culinary e-bike tours

By e-bike over all mountains

Rental stations for e-bikes and e-mountain bikes

When headwinds and inclines dampen your spirits, the push of a button can change everything. It switches on a quiet, environmentally friendly electric motor that intervenes with support, depending on how steep the incline is and how much assistance you have set. E-bikes have conquered cycling tourism in the land of a thousand mountains. Joint cycling trips of differently trained people thus become a pleasurable, nature-oriented vacation experience for everyone. Try it out for yourself. E-biking is really easy and great fun!

Book your e-bike directly online here!

Bike rental in Schmallenberg Sauerland

E-bikes, mountain e-bikes and more...

You can rent touring e-bikes and touring bikes around Schmallenberg and Eslohe at currently 11 rental stations. The guest information in Schmallenberg also has special mountain e-bikes that are also suitable for tours on forest service roads and gravel roads. Before you rent the bikes, they will be explained to you in detail and the best route tips with maps are of course included. One battery charge is enough, depending on the load, for 60 to 100 km of driving pleasure. You can recharge your batteries during a stopover. Just ask the host for a free outlet and at the end of the rest are formally all batteries recharged.

Bike rental

Tourist-Information Schmallenberger Sauerland

Wood and tourism center, Poststraße 7, 57392 Schmallenberg, phone 02972 97400

  • 16 E-touring bikes (different models)
  • 5 E-mountain bikes (rental only with the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card)
  • 1 youth e-bike
  • 2 children's e-bikes
  • 2 child seats (free of charge)
  • 1 child trailer (total weight up to 60 kg)
  • Rental possible from 10.00 a.m.!

Book your e-bike directly online here!


Aubic Cars and Bikes GmbH

Auf der Lake 7b, 57392 Schmallenberg, Phone 02972 962508

  • 4 Electric Mountainbikes
  • 5 electric city bikes
  • 5 mountain bikes
  • 3 city bikes
  • 1 children's bikes

    At the miniature golf course in the spa gardens in Eslohe

    Eberhard König Straße 2, 59889 Eslohe, phone 0151 56843245

    • Bicycles and 4-bikes (prior reservation is recommended)

    Prices and info


    Country inn Reinert

    Mescheder Str. 31, 59889 Eslohe-Reiste. Phone 02973 / 3201

    • E-bikes


    Tourist Office Farmland

    Gasthof Voss in Arpe, telephone 02971 86971

    Country inn Heimkehof in Berghausen, telephone 02972 1342

    Vacation apartments Hardthof in Felbecke, telephone 02972 47636

    Country house Schulte-Göbel in Selkentrop, telephone 02972 6750

    • 2 e-bikes each
    • additionally a trailer for children and a child seat in the Landhaus Schulte-Göbel and in the vacation apartment Hardthof

    Traffic and Kneipp association Saalhausen

    Fasanenweg 3, 57368 Lennestadt-Saalhausen, 02723 / 8502

    • E-bikes

    Schröder's Sport Corner

    Kirchplatz 7, 57392 Schmallenberg-Bad Fredeburg, Phone 02974 / 900411

    • 8 mountain e-bikes
    • Rental fee: 30,00 € per day
    • Pick-up of the e-bikes during regular opening hours or by arrangement
    • Bike service to the meeting point for an extra charge
    • Every Tuesday 4-hour bike tour including bike and guide: 50,- € per person (min. 4 pers.) - registration required
    • Opening hours: Mon.-Fri. 9.00 - 12.30 h and 14.00 - 18.00 h, Sat. 9.00 - 13.00 h

    Country hotel Gasthof Schütte

    Eggeweg 2, 57392 Schmallenberg-Oberkirchen, telephone 02972 / 820

    • E-bikes

    Cycling with bus & train

    Local public transport has adapted to the needs of cyclists in the region. The "leisure bus", the S90 line of BRS GmbH, for example, takes you to the most beautiful destinations in the region. It runs between Meschede, Bödefeld, Bad Fredeburg and Schmallenberg and transports your bike on Sundays and holidays for a small surcharge (Between 1.50 € and 3.00 €) by bike trailer (from the end of April to the end of October). The transport of dogs is free of charge. In addition, you can use our hiking bus, which can also transport your bikes - with the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card your bikes travel free of charge (registration under 02972 / 97400)!

    To the line S90...

    Guided bike tours

    The most beautiful tours simply by mouse click. In the tour portal you will find a lot of beautiful routes, sortable by demand, length and difficulty. With download option of the GPS tracks, print function and lots of information.

    Hier geht's zum Tourenportal

    From the pocket guide to the extensive ring binder with tour suggestions. The Bike-Arena Sauerland provides extensive map material. Find out more online or simply drop by your guest information.

    Radfahrkarten der Bike Arena Sauerland

    Touring cycling / family cycling

    Along former railroad lines, quiet rivers or swinging landscapes: Here you can cycle in a relaxed way and enjoy.


    On the way on old railroad lines

    84 kilometers on former railroad tracks and crossing the "Bat Tunnel" - the SauerlandRadring introduces itself.

    This route connects the towns of Finnentrop, Eslohe, Schmallenberg and Lennestadt. In addition, you can add the 42 km long "Hennesee Loop", which takes you to Meschede, around Lake Hennesee and finally to the Ruhr Valley Cycle Path. Small museums, lovingly restored witnesses of former industrial and craft culture, natural adventure pools and a 700 m long bat tunnel (open from April to October) make this tour a versatile cycling pleasure.



    The so-called "Hennesee loop" of the SauerlandRadring closes the gap to the well-known RuhrtalRadweg and is worth a bike tour in itself. It leads over 40 kilometers through the Wennetal and from Wennemen on the Ruhrtalradweg to the district town of Meschede. Along the Henne and the eastern shore of the Hennesee you will reach the SauerlandRadring again.


    Short variant "Across the villages

    We have worked out a short variant of the SauerlandRadring for families. A maximum of 54 kilometers (so it can be done on one battery charge), it leads through the beautiful villages of the Schmallenberg Sauerland and the Eslohe vacation region. With many interesting stops and rest areas along the way.



    Cycling along the Lenne...

    Nature and recreation, culture and lifestyle on 150 km length serves the Lenneroute. Along the river Lenne from its source at the Kahler Asten to its mouth into the Ruhr near Hagen. Those who cycle it "learn" a lot of interesting facts about the history and development of the regional industrial culture, which has always been closely linked to the river itself.

    Our tip: Visit Altena Castle with the adventure elevator, which leads from the city center directly into the castle courtyard.

    To the Lenneroute...

    Ruhr-Sieg Cycle Route

    Cycling from river to river

    113 kilometers of low gradient invite you to explore the area from Meschede via Eslohe, Finnentrop, Attendorn, Olpe, Wenden and Freudenberg to Kirchen. Along the way, you will encounter two former railroad tunnels, Lake Bigge and many attractive places and monuments along the way. This route connects the Sauerland with the Siegerland and the northern Westerwald and can be linked for longer tours with the RuhrtalRadweg, the Bergisches Panoramaweg, the Siegtal-Radweg and the SauerlandRadring.

    To the Ruhr-Sieg Cycle Path...

    Kids land trekking bike route

    The sporty family experience!

    This scenic cycling route invites sporty families to cycle about 52 km across the Schmallenberg Sauerland. Should the little bikers "run out of breath" on the way, the route can be shortened at four intersections as desired.

    Of course, the most beautiful playgrounds and mini-golf courses are listed on the map, inviting you to take an enjoyable break. Or you can take a break at one of the restaurants along the way.


    Renewable Energy Tour

    Discover. Experience. Understand.

    Along this unique route you can learn a lot about renewable energy. The bike path, which is 31 km long in total, shows the real applications of renewable energies at 16 stations: Hydropower, solar thermal, photovoltaics, environmental heat, wood, biogas and wind energy. At each station, the function and mode of action is clearly explained. It leads via Inderlenne, Holthausen, Bad Fredeburg, Ebbinghof, Gleidorf and Fleckenberg with slight inclines. You can shorten the way back via the Lenneroute.


    Mountain biking

    Mountain bikers get their money's worth in our region. Trails through the unique landscape, challenging bike parks and hosts who are fully prepared for bikers. Bike fun without end.

    Mountain biking

    Bike fun

    The spectrum in the Sauerland is diverse. Especially in recent years, many innovative offers and routes for mountain bikers have been created. Bike-friendly accommodations, carefully designed tours or exciting trails provide fun and variety. Our mountains and views are simply made for extended bike tours and riding fun with a view.

    To the Bike Arena Sauerland...

    Green Hill Bike Park

    in Gellinghausen

    A diverse selection of routes allows both beginners and professionals to get their money's worth: 11 routes plus numerous variations and around 200 meters of depth promise pure action and variety. Mountain bikers can get up the mountain with an easyLOOP drag lift. Down it goes then by the forest and over Trails with fantastic view, over jumps and nature-left paths and by a quantity of curves.

    Cyclists and spectators can fortify themselves in the restaurant "Hellermans Hütte" at the valley station, on the "Alm" at the top with a mountain terrace and in the "Stadl" halfway up. Rental offers, a small bike store and a workshop ensure that everyone is suitably equipped and ready to ride.

    To the Green Hill Bikepark



    Bike Park Winterberg

    Pure action!

    MTB fans will find the region's largest bike park in Winterberg, about 20 kilometers from Schmallenberg Sauerland. Ten routes with different levels of difficulty want to be rocked. From the practice course to downhill course or technical single trail, everything is there. A 6-seater chairlift transports bikers and sports equipment comfortably up the mountain.

    To the Bikepark Winterberg...

    Bike course Eslohe

    Up high!

    For experts and beginners: The bike park in the Fun & Sport facility Eslohe is the right training field for everyone who wants to prove or improve their skills on the bike. Different variations with dirtlines, jumps in three difficulty levels, a flow trail and a large pump track are waiting for the bikers. For the "mini-bikers" a mini-pump is available for practicing.

    Road cycling

    Optimal road bike tours, attractive events and more - discover the bike region Schmallenberger Sauerland and vacation region Eslohe.

    Road cycling

    Cycling region Sauerland

    With this huge selection of tours, you can fill more than one cycling vacation. The maps of the Bike Arena Sauerland show more than 70 racing bike tours - from the easy warm-up route to the real challenge with 250 kilometers. Hosts and restaurateurs have also adapted to the needs of cyclists and offer extensive services.

    To the Bike Arena Sauerland...

    Dear guests!
    We are happy to answer your questions about the Schmallenberger Sauerland and the vacation region Eslohe during our opening hours also via Whatsapp. With a click on the icon below right you are already one step closer to your relaxing vacation.