Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Constance
  • Duration of trip:
    9 days / 8 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 380 km / 236 mi
  • Distance per day:
    40-65 km / 25-40 mi
  • Terrain:
    Mainly country and wood lanes, some single trails but also quiet asphalted side streets.
Eating and drinking
There is a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, bistros, wine cellars, snack bars and places to shop all around Lake Constance. That is why we do not offer half board. An evening meal costs approx. EUR 10-20 per person; you can, of course, eat more economically or even more exquisitely.

Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu

an extended holiday in the south of Germany, 9 days / 8 nights from 599 €

Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu - Beuron

On this bike tour you will experience the diverse landscapes in the south of Germany. You will start your journey at Lake Constance, take a trip to the famous Rhine Falls, cycle past the volcanoes of the Hegau region, follow the Danube valley with its impressive limestone rocks, cross the softly rolling hills of Upper Swabia, reach the lush green Allgäu until you’re back at Lake Constance where you can enjoy the scenery from aboard the catamaran. Medieval towns, baroque monasteries, spas and mud baths await your visit. We recommend a good level of physical fitness for this tour.

Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu - Danube valley
 
Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu

Day 1 Arrival in Constance
Explore the town’s historical centre or go for a swim at the “Hörnle”, just like the locals.

Day 2 Constance - Schaffhausen, approx. 50 km/ 31 miles
Cycle along the Swiss shore of Lower Lake Constance to reach the small medieval town Stein, before continuing to the romantic High Rhine (Hochrhein).

Day 3 Schaffhausen - Rheinfall waterfall - Radolfzell, approx. 55 km/ 34 miles
Today you will experience the Rhine Falls up close. Cycle along the Höri peninsula, where the famous author Hermann Hesse and the artist Otto Dix once lived, to reach Radolfzell.

Day 4 Radolfzell - Engen - Tuttlingen - Mühlheim, approx. 40-60 km/ 25-37 miles
Cycle through the volcanic landscape of the Hegau to reach the river Danube, which at times seeps into the ground here. The ascent between Engen and Tuttlingen can be avoided by taking the train.

Day 5 Mühlheim - Sigmaringen, approx. 50 km/ 31 miles
Today you will experience what is possibly the most beautiful stretch of the German Daube – the Danube valley with its impressive limestone rocks and the castle Sigmaringen.

Day 6 Sigmaringen - Bad Waldsee, approx. 65 km / 40 miles
The bicycle tour will then take you south into the Upper Swabian Spa region, which offers countless hot springs and mud baths. Bad Waldsee has a Spätzle museum, honouring the traditional Swabian dish.

Day 7 Bad Waldsee - Wangen im Allgäu, approx. 45 km/ 28 miles
You reach the Allgäu and can visit the farmhouse museum today.

Day 8 Wangen im Allgäu - Konstanz, approx. 55 km/ 34 miles
Your return journey to Lake Constance will take you through the hop fields surrounding Tettnang. From Friedrichshafen the catamaran will take you back to Constance.

Day 9 Departure or extension
The tour ends after breakfast, but why not extend your holiday at Lake Constance, the Danube and the Allgäu.

Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu
 
Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu
 
Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu  - Bad Waldsee
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Included in your package "Cycle tour Lake Constance, Danube & Allgäu"

  • 8 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transfers from hotel to hotel, no maximum number of items, maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • catamaran ride from Friedrichshafen to Constance, bike incl.
  • ticket to Rosgarten Museum in Constance + 1 cup of coffee
  • boat ride to Rheinfall waterfall 
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • 7-day customer helpline

Accommodation:

  • Category M:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the national 3* level. All rooms are en suite with bath or shower.

Rental bikes:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 8 gears/coaster brake and 27 gears/freewheel. Equipped with side and front panniers, an odometer, lock and repair kit. E-bikesand tandems available upon request.

Travel time 2019:

  • Arrivals daily from 30/03 to 23/10
  • The day of arrival determines the price of your tour.

Prices:

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

  • 599 EUR saver price
    30/03-25/05 + 15/09-23/10
  • 699 EUR basic price
    25/05-07/06 + 23/06-12/07 + 25/08-14/09
  • 739 EUR seasonal price
    08/06-22/06 + 13/07-24/08
  • 200 EUR single room surcharge
  •   75 EUR rental bike
  • 175 EUR e-bike
  • 150 EUR tandem bike 
  •   45-85   EUR additional night in double room per person, incl. breakfast 
  •   65-105 EUR additional night in single room, incl. breakfast

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • Parking facilities in Constance:
    Most hotels offer unguarded parking, prices range between 40 and 80 €/week, pre-booking is not possible. Alternatively, there are free parking facilities in residential areas - Constance is very safe.
  • Arriving by train:
    The hotels located in the historical centre are only a few walking minutes from Constance’s main railway station. For the hotels in the district of Lizelstetten, there is a direct bus (number 4) that departs right in front of the station. For the hotels in the Petershausen area we recommend taking a taxi, which usually costs around 9 €.
  • Arriving by plane at Zurich airport:
    Distance to Constance approx. 70 km / 43 miles, there is a good train connection.
    Price for a single ticket to Constance: approx. 30 SFR/ 25 €.
    Price for a German taxi to Constance: approx. 100 € per car.
  • Booked rental bikes can be picked up at the bike station in the city centre.

Perfectly looked after:

  • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8pm, 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
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