© Renee Söhner

Celle Circular Cycling Route No. 2

Short facts

  • start: Celle railway station
  • destination: Celle railway station
  • easy
  • 35,22 km
  • 2 hours 14 minutes
  • 44 m
  • 63 m
  • 30 m
  • Radfahren

best season

A cycle route through the the Aller-Urstromtal valley and lowlands of the Allerniederung.

The first half of this route takes you past Hambühren and Oldau through the Aller-Urstromtal valley. You’ll cycle through the Allerniederung lowlands, a beautiful, diverse habitat for many different flora and fauna.   From Südwinsen the route goes through the forest and past fields via Wolthausen, Wittbeck and Hustedt and then back to Celle.

General information

  • Cultural Interesting
  • Loop Road

From Celle train station (P + R), cycle for a short distance along Nienburger Straße until you get to a path which turns to the right, just behind the sports fields. Follow the path and the signs for the Aller-Radweg (cycle route), which will take you through the forest to Hambühren.

From there, turn right and then immediately left again onto Winsener Weg, following the signs for Aller-Radweg cycle route. After approx. 1.5 km you will come to a junction, which you should follow to the right. Follow the signs and the meandering river Aller, past the purification works building and turn right onto the Schwarzer Weg. Follow this to Oldau and here, keep to the main high street until you come to a turning on your right, called Ohlenhoff. Turn right here and if you stay on this road, you will be able to take a short break at the historical "Oldauer Schleuse" landmark(historical watergate) nearby.

From Ohlenhoff, turn left into the Oheweg (road) and continue following the Aller cycle route for about 2.6 km until you reach the street "Am Strietfeld". You turn right here and follow the course of the road. At the end of the street Am Weinberg, turn left and then immediately right again into Allerwinkel. You cycle along this road until you come to the  Neuwinsener Straße in Südwinsen.

You leave the Aller cycle route here and go over the Allerbrücke to the climatic health resort of Winsen. Follow the bike signs and carry on along the Wolthäuser Straße, through the forest to Wolthausen. At Wolthausen, you will have to cross the B 3 road - please keep to the right and do take care!

Now take the next path through the forest towards Wittbeck. You cross the “Bruchbach" (a small brook) and turn left into the village. From there the route goes along the K 26 road to Husted where you should take a right hand turn into the Felicitas-Rose-Straße which will then take you to the little town of Groß Hehlen. Keep going straight ahead in Groß Hehlen and cycle along the K 27 road, past the Landesfeuerwehr-Schule, to the neighbouring village of Klein Hehlen. You cross Petersburgstrasse here and cycle from the Bremer Weg over the railway tracks to the connecting road called "Biermannstrasse". From here, your route goes right back to the train station in Celle or if you wish, you can continue on to Celle’s Historical Old Town.


As an alternative, you could travel by boat from Winsen back to Celle on the „M.S. Wappen von Celle“! Cycles can be taken on board with you.


Cycling map (LGN)
1:75.000 R14 Celler Land

Track signage

The tour is not yet available in pictogram format. Please keep to the main and intermediate signposts on the cycle path signs along the route.


Next steps