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Star tours with border enjoyment

On signposted paths.....

...to Bocholt's neighbours on both sides of the border. Experience the idyllic and varied surroundings of our city.

DAY 1: After a welcome drink in your centrally located hotel, hop straight onto your bikes. Follow the Hohe Mark cycle route past Bocholter Aasee, one of the largest leisure facilities in Münsterland, to the Dingdener Heide nature reserve and the charming neighbouring town of Rhede. You return to Bocholt through the Bocholt city forest. You can round off the day with a relaxed dinner in one of Bocholt's many restaurants. (short tour approx. 35 km).

DAY 2 : The Flamingo Route takes you to the moorland waters of the Burlo-Vardingholter Venn and along old smugglers' paths towards Oeding. Cross the Green Border to the Dutch nature reserve Bekendelle, where the picturesque Boven-Slinge meanders through the oldest forest in Winterswijk. Make sure you stop at the old watermill! Lekker kopje koffie met gebak! Winterswijk is known for its varied range of shops and the market with its fish, cheese and vegetable stalls is a popular destination on this cycle tour. In the evening, you can redeem your second meal voucher in a cosy Bocholt restaurant. (53 km).

DAY 3: If you fancy another great cycle tour, the idyllic Bocholter Aa cycle path takes you to the climbing forest at Pröbstingsee. Then turn off to the romantic moated castle of Gemen. You return via an old railway line, through the Prinzenbusch in Rhede and the Bocholt city forest. (50 km).

Interested in our sights? With our Lauschtour app (available in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store) you can discover our highlights on your own. Our most magnificent building is undoubtedly the historic town hall on the market square - right in the centre.


  • 2 nights including breakfast in a ***hotel
  • Welcome drink
  • 2 vouchers for a dinner at 15.00 euros each
  • Admission to the LWL-Museum Textilwerk Bocholt
  • Cycling map
  • Elaborated route suggestions

Price: from 186.00 euros/person in a double room, bookable for 2 or more people

Bookable at: Tourist-Info Bocholt, Nordstraße 14, 46399 Bocholt, phone: +49 2871 5044, info(at)tourist-info-bocholt(dot)de

City tour with "Lauschenour" app

Explore Bocholt's city centre with the free "Lauschtour" app "Bocholter-Aa-Radweg".

Download the app now from Google Play Store or Apple Appstore.