Velothon Berlin

Velothon Berlin


The Velothon Berlin is the second largest bicycle race of its kind in Europe. The beautiful race course runs along Berlin's main sights.

Velothon in Berlin

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Inspired by the concept of a city-marathon Velothon is an unique race for cyclists. It attracts more than 13,000 participants and 250,000 spectators every year. Altogether they create a great cycling festival in Germany's capital.

The routes of Velothon

Velothon offers two routes, a 60 kilometres city course for beginners and a 100 kilometres course for ambitious cyclists. All lead the cyclists along important sights of Berlin such as the Brandenburg Gate, the East Side Gallery, Siegessäule and Reichstag. The races start and end at Brandenburg Gate.

Velothon: For both amateurs and professionals

The 60 kilometres route is ideal for amateur cyclists who want to experience Berlin by bike. The course is mainly flat with light climbs on the Havelchaussee and includes all sights to ensure a memorable experience. The 100 kilometres course is primarily for ambitious cyclists. Along Kleinmachnow and Stahnsdorf it leads through Neubeeren, Sputendorf and Schenkenhorst to Ludwigsfelde and then back to Berlin.

Brandenburg Gate on the map

Useful hints
The Velothon starts and finishes at Brandenburg Gate.
Official Velothon Website (in English)

Public transportation

Train (S-Bahn)

Photo Galleries (in German)

  • Mit maximaler Geschwindigkeit voran© dpa
    Velothon 2018
  • Velothon 2017© dpa
    Velothon 2017
  • Velothon 2016© dpa
    Velothon Berlin 2016

Source: Garmin Velothon Berlin

| Last edited: 8. April 2021