A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Regensburg
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 340 km / 212 mi
  • Distance per day:
     40-70 km / 25-44 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Freising-Abensberg hilly, otherwise flat
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle paths, only occasionally on roads.
Eating and drinking
There is a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, bistros, snack bars and places to shop all along the cycle path. That is why we do not offer half board. An evening meal costs approx. EUR 10-20 per person. Of course, you can eat more economically or even more exquisitely.

A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria

Roundtrip from Regensburg, 8 days / 7 nights from EUR 549

A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - Landshut

The starting and end point of this tour along the rivers Danube, Isar and Abens is one of Germany’s most beautiful cities, Regensburg. Further highlights include the duchy of Landshut, and the princely-episcopal residence of Freising. There will also be ample opportunities along this route to sample some of Bavaria’s famous beer, as the Hallertau region is one of the top global producers of hops. In short: this cycling holiday in lower Bavaria will delight you, as long as you’ve got a solid base-level stamina.

A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - Regensburg
 
A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria

Day 1 Arrival in Regensburg
Explore Germany’s prettiest city’s sprawling alleyways and enjoy the local cuisine.

Day 2 Regensburg - Straubing, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
You’ll be cycling just below the Walhalla along the Danube through the “Gäuboden” countryside. Straubing’s historic centre is especially worth visiting.

Day 3 Straubing - Deggendorf - Plattling, 50 km / 31 mi
The village of Bogen is known for its sculpture of the pregnant Madonna. You’ll find lots of churches and inns around the town square in Deggendorf.

Day 4 Plattling - Landshut, approx. 70 km / 43 mi
Riding alongside the Isar in an upstream direction you’ll reach Landshut, the ancient Bavarian capital and duchy, full of beautiful buildings.

Day 5 Landshut - Freising, approx. 40 km / 25 mi
Via the old monastery settlement of Moosburg, you’ll be heading to Freising, an episcopal and university town, which is also home to the famous Weihenstephan monastery.

Day 6 Freising - Abensberg, approx. 65 km / 40 mi
As you’re riding through the Hallertau region, today’s agenda is fully devoted to hops. It is the world’s largest producer of the bitter plant.

Day 7 Abensberg - Regensburg, 65 km / 40 mi, boat trip
A ship will take you from the Weltenburg monastery to the stunning Danube Gorge in Weltenburg, after which you’ll ride your bike back to Regensburg.

Day 8 Departure or extension
The tour terminates after breakfast, why not extend your cycling holidays in Lower Bavaria.

A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - Hopfen
 
A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - Weltenburg monastery
 
A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - Castle of Trausnitz
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Included in "A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria":

  • 7 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • boat trip Weltenburg-Kelheim incl. bike
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • visitor’s taxes payable on site
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional rental bike

Accommodation:

  • Category M:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the international 2*/3* level as per Hotelstars Union, all rooms are en suite with bath or shower.

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 8 gears/rear brake or 24 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.

Travel time 2019:

  • arrivals daily from 13/04 to 13/10
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour

Prices:

All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 549 EUR saver price
    13/04-24/05 + 15/09-13/10
  • 649 EUR basic price
    25/05-07/06 + 23/06-12/07 + 25/08-14/09
  • 699 EUR seasonal price
    08/06-22/06 + 13/07-24/08
  • 150 EUR single room surcharge
  •   75 EUR rental bike
  • 175 EUR e-bike
  •   55 EUR additional night Regensburg, double room, B&B
  •   75 EUR additional night Regensburg, single room, B&B
  •   50 EUR additional night in double room, B&B
  •   70 EUR additional night in single room, B&B

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • Parking:
    Make use of the free parking space P&R at Wöhrdstraße, unguarded. No reservation possible.

  • Arriving by train:
    Regensburg train station

  • Arriving by plane at Munich airport:
    Take the bus to Freising, from there by train (Alex) to Regensburg, duration approx. 1:30 hours, you have to change the train one time, price approx. EUR 30.

  • Booked rental bikes awaits you at the hotel.

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

The Tour
Info/booking
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