Wasserspass im Freizeitpark ÔÇ×Villeneuve-sur-Lot", Foto: Michael Tonn Beeindruckende Glaskunst im Europ├Ąischen Museum f├╝r Glas, Foto: Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg Spielplatz im Freizeitpark ÔÇ×Villeneuve-sur-Lot", Foto: Stadt Neustadt Zeitgenoessische Figurenkunst , Foto: Spielzeugmuseum Neustadt Au├čenansicht Museum der Deutschen Spielzeugindustrie, Foto: Spielzeugmuseum Neustadt Dr├╝ckerstube im Museum der Deutschen Spielzeugindustrie, Foto: Spielzeugmuseum Neustadt Schloss Rosenau, Foto: Pixabay Foto: Bartlomiej Banaszak, Lizenz: Deutsche Bahn AG Fahrradverleih, Foto: pixabay Glasmuseum (Au├čenansicht), Foto: Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg Kinder in der Dr├╝cker-Werkstatt, Foto: Spielzeugmuseum Neustadt Freizeitpark Villeneuve sur Lot, Foto: Michael Tonn
Bycicle tour

Art and play - from Coburg to Neustadt

family friendly
Indoors and outdoors
Children's Birthdays

Modern glass art, cult toys and an amusement park await you on this cycle tour along the R├Âden - perfect for the whole family. Plan your excursion by train now!

5 h
32 km
Key facts of the tour
Play is a basic human need and has always and everywhere been an important part of childhood and beyond. This also applies to art, which creative people pursue in every age and everywhere.

Due to its proximity to the Thuringian Forest and the neighbouring world toy town of Sonneberg, toy manufacturing was the most important industry in Neustadt bei Coburg for a long time. The town of Coburg itself has a remarkable collection of glass art and ceramics. This cycle tour combines the beautiful with the playful. Almost incidentally, you will discover and enjoy examples of horticultural art and learn interesting facts about the production and history of toys.
A cycle tour for explorers, families, culture vultures and nature lovers

Arrive relaxed and hire bikes from local hire companies. The capacity for taking bikes on the trains is limited and, depending on capacity utilisation, taking your own bike on board cannot be guaranteed.

Start and end station

Start station
Coburg Nord Bahnhof
5 tour steps
32 km / 5 Stunden
End station
Coburg Nord Bahnhof

Our tip: Please make sure to check your train connection and the expected capacity before you start your journey.


Tour starts on Coburg Nord Bahnhof


DB Bicycle Service Coburg North Station

There are 9 bicycle parking spaces in the immediate vicinity of the station.

DB Fahrrad Service Station is the place to go for independent minor repairs to your bikes, which can be carried out free of charge. The station has air pumps for all common valve types as well as tools for small repairs.

With the DB Rad+ app, kilometres cycled in participating cities can be collected and then exchanged for discounts or rewards with exclusive partners.

Rodacher Stra├če

Foto: Bartlomiej Banaszak, Lizenz: Deutsche Bahn AG


It is only a few metres on foot from the station to the bike hire shop. Take the Rodacher Stra├če exit and walk northwards.

Bike hire Radhaus Coburg

The bike hire is located just 200 metres from Coburg Nord train station. Various bikes can be hired here. You can also bring your own bike for repair. Please enquire about the daily availability of bikes and opening hours by telephone.

Rodacher Str. 10

Phone: 09561 5966588
Monday: 09:00am - 06:00pm
Tuesday: 09:00am - 06:00pm
Wednesday: 09:00am - 06:00pm
Thursday: 09:00am - 06:00pm
Friday: 09:00am - 06:00pm
Saturday: 09:00am - 01:00pm
Fahrradverleih, Foto: pixabay


Let's go! You cycle north-east out of Coburg, along Rottenbach and Dorfgraben, past the clay pit and into Rosenau Castle Park. Take a little time for a tour through the over 200-year-old landscaped park. Your first destination is a modern new museum building on the eastern edge of the park opposite the orangery.

European Museum of Modern Glass

The European Museum of Modern Glass is a branch museum of the Coburg Art Collections. It has been located in the Rosenau Palace Park since 2008. Artistically designed utility glass, objects, sculptures and installations made of glass are exhibited on two floors. The basement houses the largest collection of ceramics in southern Germany with ceramic vessels such as vases and bowls, wall reliefs, sculptures and conceptual objects. Glass and ceramics are closely linked as materials and some artists are represented on several floors.

The centrepiece of the museum is made up of works that have been shown at the Coburg Glass Awards since the 1970s. There are also changing special exhibitions and events. During their visit, museum visitors learn interesting facts about the production and processing of glass. During workshops, they can watch glass artists at work in the lamp glass studio or try their hand at creating glass beads themselves at special events.

Rosenau 10

Phone: 09561 8790 oder 09563 1606 (w├Ąhrend der ├ľffnungszeit)
Email Address: glasmuseum@kunstsammlungen-coburg.de
01.02. - 31.03.
Tuesday: 01:00pm - 04:00pm
Wednesday: 01:00pm - 04:00pm
Thursday: 01:00pm - 04:00pm
Friday: 01:00pm - 04:00pm
Saturday: 01:00pm - 04:00pm
Sunday: 01:00pm - 04:00pm
01.04. - 06.11.
Monday: 09:30am - 01:00pm and 01:30pm - 05:00pm
Tuesday: 09:30am - 01:00pm and 01:30pm - 05:00pm
Wednesday: 09:30am - 01:00pm and 01:30pm - 05:00pm
Thursday: 09:30am - 01:00pm and 01:30pm - 05:00pm
Friday: 09:30am - 01:00pm and 01:30pm - 05:00pm
Saturday: 09:30am - 01:00pm and 01:30pm - 05:00pm
Sunday: 09:30am - 01:00pm and 01:30pm - 05:00pm
Glasmuseum (Au├čenansicht), Foto: Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg
Exponate im Glasmuseum, Foto: Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg
Exponat im Glasmuseum, Foto: Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg


Why not pay another visit to Rosenau Castle? Or fortify yourself for the rest of the journey in the park restaurant, the classicist former tea house.

When you are ready to say goodbye to Rosenau Castle Park, head east across the Itz. You cross R├Âdental and turn left at the R├Âden onto the "TIPP - Tour ins Puppenparadies" cycle path. This takes you through open fields to the Bavarian doll town of Neustadt bei Coburg. There you leave the cycle path at R├Âden to turn right into Halskestra├če and cycle on to Hindenburgplatz.

Museum of the German Toy Industry

Toys for a living - the Museum of the German Toy Industry is primarily a technical museum. It collects, analyses and exhibits objects from the areas of production and machinery, materials and techniques and is dedicated to the integration of the toy industry into the economy and politics of the last 250 years. The exhibition impressively illustrates the living and working conditions of home producers and factory workers during the heyday of the toy industry in the region.

The children's museum tells the story of the development of the toy industry in a child-friendly and fairytale-like way under the title "Santa's Workshop". The museum also offers numerous special events and changing themed programmes for children and families.

The museum's collection of traditional costume dolls is unique in the world. From 1930 onwards, dolls were produced directly in Neustadt especially for the exhibition and furnished with true-to-scale, detailed traditional costumes from around 100 countries and regions in Europe, Asia and America.

Hindenburgpl. 1
Neustadt bei Coburg

Phone: 09568 5600
Email Address: info@spielzeugmuseum-neustadt.de
Tuesday: 10:00am - 05:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 05:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 05:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 05:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 05:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 05:00pm
Kinder in der Dr├╝cker-Werkstatt, Foto: Spielzeugmuseum Neustadt
Werkstatt des Weihnachtsmannes - Glasbl├Ąser, Foto: Spielzeugmuseum Neustadt
Spiel.Ort Museum, Foto: Spielzeugmuseum Neustadt


Are your children tingling to play themselves now? Would you like to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet before you make your way back? Then why not take a detour to Villeneuve-sur-Lot Park? Treat yourself to a sweet treat from Fabio's ice cream parlour on a short detour via the market square and Steinweg before crossing the R├Âden and the railway line once again and heading back to the leisure park via Ketschenbacher Stra├če.

Amusement park "Villeneuve-sur-Lot"

With its extensive green spaces and well-tended plant and flower beds, the spacious leisure park is one of the most beautiful parks in the region. It was redesigned in 1999 on the occasion of the Small State Garden Show and invites you to stroll and relax with its walking paths, seating and relaxation areas.

The park is also a meeting place for families, young people and sports enthusiasts. There is a hard court for inline hockey and inline skating, a "fun park" for skating, a football pitch, beach volleyball courts and more.

Children can let off steam in the adventure playground with pirate boat and on the climbing wall. A water playground with an Archimedean screw, raft and large muddy area awaits them on the shallow banks of the pond. Next door, on the spacious wooden terrace in the lakeside caf├ę, you can enjoy coffee and cake or a snack.

Am Moos
Neustadt bei Coburg

Phone: 09568 859092
01.05. - 30.09.
Monday: 08:00am - 10:00pm
Tuesday: 08:00am - 10:00pm
Wednesday: 08:00am - 10:00pm
Thursday: 08:00am - 10:00pm
Friday: 08:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday: 08:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 08:00am - 10:00pm
01.10. - 30.04.
Monday: 09:00am - 08:00pm
Tuesday: 09:00am - 08:00pm
Wednesday: 09:00am - 08:00pm
Thursday: 09:00am - 08:00pm
Friday: 09:00am - 08:00pm
Saturday: 09:00am - 08:00pm
Sunday: 09:00am - 08:00pm
Freizeitpark Villeneuve sur Lot, Foto: Michael Tonn
Freizeitpark Villeneuve sur Lot von oben, Foto: Stadt Neustadt
Skatepark auf dem Freizeitpark Villeneuve sur Lot , Foto: Stadt Neustadt

Tour ends on Coburg Nord Bahnhof


It's time to set off on your last stage, which takes you back to the banks of the R├Âden. As on the way there, you cycle along its course, but this time in the opposite direction along the railway line, first heading south and then following the signposted cycle path along the banks of the R├Âden after the bridge over the main road.

Are you one of the collectors of the famous Hummel figurines? You will now pass their factory. If you like, why not pay a visit to the Hummel shopping centre with its adjoining exhibition? Just after it, turn left and cycle via D├Ârfles bei Coburg back to the bike hire and then walk the short distance back to the railway station.

Tour map


Coburg Nord Bahnhof

Rodacher Stra├če

96450 Coburg

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