Practical information

Parking, public restrooms, e-charging stations, history of the city, and more. Everything you need to know for a stay, we have summarized here for you. If you have any further questions, please contact the Tourist Info team. We are looking forward to your visit!

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E-charging stations bicycle

Mobile station Gronau train station

The mobile station in Gronau offers all cyclists the possibility to store their bikes free of charge, safely and comfortably directly at the station. Access to the station is via a chip, which is handed out at Zweirad Scheipers for a deposit of 20,- Euro.

Rent bikes

In Gronau you have the possibility to rent bikes for a trip or even a whole weekend.

E-Rollfiets rent

Cycling is a daily companion for many people, but it is also an experience of nature. Wheel bicycles offer an excellent opportunity to make this experience possible for people with disabilities. 

The DRK Generationsbüro rents out an e-rollfiets free of charge. 

The front part can be detached and so you can, for example, take a break in a cafe.

By arrangement, the tandem can be picked up at the Gronau bike station or delivered to your home.

Rent cargo bike LARA

The LARA cargo bike is an offer of the city of Gronau and can be borrowed and tested free of charge through the company Zweirad Scheipers.

The cargo bike is a pedelec with continuously variable hub gears and four drive levels. In addition, the two-wheeler has a removable child seat and a removable hood. LARA is 260 cm long, 75 cm wide and has an empty weight of 60 kg.

Only the identity card is required for borrowing and a deposit of 50 euros is required. Furthermore, the borrowing person must be at least 18 years old.

Reservations or bookings are possible under: 02562 8146440.

The node system

The hub network, known from the Netherlands and Belgium, enables flexible route planning in the Münsterland region – even across state and district borders. The district of Borken is the first Münsterland district to open the node system, and Gronau also already has several nodes.

The popular themed routes such as the “100 Castles Route”, the “Hohe Mark Cycle Route” or the “Flamingo Route” as well as the routes of the “River Landscapes” are integrated into the network of junctions and additionally marked on the signposts by route pictograms.

The G-Mobile

The practical alternative to buses and cabs: the G-Mobil. The G-Mobil stops at over 130 stations throughout the city. You can book this at any time and 7 days in advance by phone or app. The prices of the WestfalenTarif apply. Payment is made in the app (Paypal, credit card, direct debit) or cash in the car.

The app (RVM On Demand) is now available in the app store.

Phone no. 0251 62853110

Travel times:

Monday to Friday: 5 to 24

Saturday: 7 a.m. to midnight

Sundays and holidays: 7 a.m. to midnight

Parking in Gronau

There are numerous free parking spaces throughout the town of Gronau-Epe.

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Charging stations for electric cars

Nice toilet

Public toilets in Gronau and Epe: Many Gronau hoteliers and restaurateurs make their toilets available to the public. Your advantage: Clean and well-equipped locations in and around the city. The toilets are also open during events. Maintenance is provided by the relevant companies.


Gronau and Epe are in large parts barrier-free. Access to the Gronau train station is also barrier-free. The rock’n’popmuseum is also barrier-free. Suggestions for improvements can be submitted here(