The beautiful region of Münsterland is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, right on the border with the Netherlands. Discover beautiful regions on a holiday in Münsterland.
The territory is divided into several areas, which are distinguished from each other by their geographical conditions.
Münster is the only large city in the Münsterland region and is surrounded by the Kernmünsterland. Those who spend their holidays here will find hilly elevations up to 188 metres high in the Baumberge mountains. The Westmünsterland borders directly on the Netherlands and here too there are a number of mountain ranges offering a varied landscape for walking and cycling. Those who spend their holidays in Nordmüsterland, on the other hand, will find mainly flat sandy landscapes that make cycling very pleasant.
Münsterland is the ideal holiday region for cyclists and castle lovers. The 100 castles route and over 4000 kilometres of signposted cycle paths are sure to keep you busy.
Holiday in Münsterland
During our bicycle tours in the Münsterland region, we have of course also dealt with tour planning. So far, we have always spontaneously driven from place to place, without paying attention to designated routes. This time, of course, we wanted to take a closer look at the well-developed cycling network in Münsterland and test out…
Hotel tips in Münsterland
Travel information about the Münsterland
Münster Osnabrück Airport is located in the Münsterland region, although it offers few international flight connections.
About 100 kilometres away from Münster is the large international airport of Düsseldorf and about 60 km away is the airport of Dortmund.
Münster is the most important railway station in the region. ICE trains only stop here. If you travel by IC, you can also get off in Rheine and Bad Bentheim.
The A1, A 30, A 2, A 43, A 3 and A 31 federal motorways run through the Münsterland region, providing very good access to the region.
The Dortmund-Ems Canal is navigable for inland navigation and offers the possibility of anchoring in Münster at the Kreativkai. From Rheine, the Ems is also navigable for motorised pleasure boats.
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There are several regional train lines within the region.
Within the Münsterland region, most places are served by bus. In the summer months, bicycles are also taken along in special trailers on some routes.
In addition, there are special bus routes that run along hiking and inline skating routes.
A good 4,500 kilometres of signposted cycle routes run through the Münsterland region. In total, there are over 200 different tours that lead through the region.