There's one day left to jump on your bike and head out to participate in one of Germany’s wonderful auto-free days: Oct. 3: Obrigheim Autofreies Eistal, in the Leiningerland, highway will be closed to traffic between Ebertsheim and Grünstadt northwest of the German Wine Road, 25 km.
If you’ve never taken part in one of the auto-free days, you’re in for a treat. You may find the start or end points of the route choked with the cars of people driving to the event. Trains can also get chockablock with bikes and riders. A possible means to avoid this is to begin at a midpoint along the stretch of highway closed to motorized traffic.