The route

You can always find your way around the Vulkanradweg - the very good signs reliably point the right way. However, if you want to be on the safe side and always have the track with your GPS device in mind, you can download the GPS data from this page.

Or fly the route with Google Earth beforehand and experience this unique bike path - with photos. You must have Google Earth installed on your computer for this file type. You can download the free Google Earth software here.



Download GPX track

Here you can download the route of the Vulkanradweg as a GPX file as a zip »

Direct link (e.g. for Android): Vulkanradweg.gpx » (right-click on the link and then select "Save target as" to save the file on your computer).

Download the Google Earth KMZ file »


Elevation profile

The Oberwaldbahn locomotive could only cope with a 3% gradient. Today's Vulkanradweg also has a moderate, albeit steady, gradient. Grebenhain-Hartmannshain is the highest point, so different tours can be designed.

The interactive map

Would you like to cool off in between? Swimming pools and bathing lakes invite all fitness enthusiasts to take a dip in the cool water. But even those who like ´culture´ will find special cultural sites, archaeological excavations, castles, palaces and museums along the route. Interactive map with hosts + sights »

The adventure bike map for the Vulkanradweg

[Translate to English:] Erlebnis-Radkarte vom Vulkanradweg

To the content:

• Overview map of the route
• Gastronomy and overnight accommodation along the way
• Sights along the route
• Transport options and pedelec rentals
• Tour tips with the Vogelsberger Vulkan-Express
• Mobility without a car

To download:

If you want to take a look right now, you can download the map of the Vulkanradweg here:

View the volcano cycle path map as pdf »

To order:

Do you prefer on paper? Then you can order the map for the Vulkanradweg here:

Region Vogelsberg Touristik GmbH
Phone: +49 60 44 / 96 69 3-0
Fax: +49 60 44 / 96 69 3-29
e-mail: info(at)

Order the Vulkanradweg map online »!m/1/orderby/id