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Brewery bike tour

Beer tour

On the Beer Tour through Romantic Franconia you will experience and taste the Franconian brewing tradition. The Beer cycle path has the highest concentration of breweries in the world - an average of one brewery per kilometre. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in beautiful beer gardens and try some delicious meals. You will get to know the famous cities of Rothenburg, Nuremberg and Bamberg and their impressive medieval townscapes. The daily routes of our Bavarian Beer Tour are somewhat longer and require a certain level of fitness.

 

Germany
Easy to Moderate
  • 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

The city is epitome of medieval city romance and was eternalized from artists as Spitzweg and Richter.

You leave the romanti c Taubertal valley and follow the "Burgenstraße" cycle path. In Colmberg, the mighty Zollernburg castle towers over the town. From here you follow the Franconian Rezat to Ansbach, a splendid margrave
residenti al town. You keep following the Burgenstraße to Wolframs-Eschenbach. There's a lot to see in this medieval town!

Today you follow the Burgenstraße cycle path again, passing the moated castle in Lichtenau, and reaching Roth. Visit Rati bor castle before you follow the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. The castle, which has accommodated
numerous emperors and kings, overlooks the imperial city majesti cally.

If you want to take some more ti me wandering through Nuremberg in the morning, we recommend shortening today's stage with a train ride to Forchheim. If you prefer cycling to Forchheim, today's stage will be quite demanding. Again you follow the Burgenstraße cycle path, which leads
you to today's desti nati on, Rabenstein castle. There are quite some inclines and descents today. But it is worth the eff ort! Beauti ful landscapes and numerous castles along the way makes today's stage very diversifi ed. An impressive building welcomes you at today's desti nati on: Rabenstein
castle.

Just a few kilometres aft er your start you will reach a recordbreaking
town: Aufseß. You think that it's just a small town but it has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. You are now in the town with the most breweries per resident! Before you conti nue today's bike tour to Bamberg,
you should take a break here and try some of the beer.

In Bamberg there are numerous sights that shouldn't be missed. Visit the imperial cathedral and wander through the beauti ful old town with its town hall, being located on an arti fi cial island in the middle of the Regnitz river. A guided
tour through one of the many local breweries is also very interesti ng, as well as visiti ng the brewery museum.

The first part of today’s stage leads you then primal a part along yesterday’s tour course. Until Hirschhaid the route can be shortened by train (not included). After Hirschhaid you follow the valley of stream Aisch to Neustadt.

Your last day on the bike leads you to Bad Windsheim, where you find next to a beautiful old city the Franconian open air museum. On a spacious area historic buildings have been rebuilt. In the local tavern you can taste home-brewed beer, before you continue your tour. Back in Rothenburg your tour comes to an end in medieval setting. You should not miss a vespertine city tour with night watchman!

After breakfast your beer tour is completed, if wished you can book extra nights

The route

Hilly streches with lots of small ascents. Rural roads, sometimes along forest and agricultural tracks.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Rothenburg
  Season 1
27.03.2021 - 31.03.2021
05.04.2021 - 17.04.2021
01.10.2021 - 24.10.2021

daily
Season 2
01.04.2021 - 04.04.2021
18.04.2021 - 05.05.2021
07.06.2021 - 10.06.2021
14.06.2021 - 17.06.2021
21.06.2021 - 24.06.2021
12.09.2021 - 30.09.2021

daily
Season 3
06.05.2021 - 10.05.2021
16.05.2021 |
24.05.2021 - 27.05.2021
06.06.2021 |
11.06.2021 - 13.06.2021
18.06.2021 - 20.06.2021
25.06.2021 - 30.06.2021
22.08.2021 - 11.09.2021

daily
Season 4
11.05.2021 - 15.05.2021
17.05.2021 - 23.05.2021
28.05.2021 - 05.06.2021
01.07.2021 - 21.08.2021

daily
the bavarian beer tour, 9 days, DE-ATRRB-09X
Base price
649.00
739.00
799.00
849.00
Surcharge sglroom 239.00 239.00 239.00 239.00
Season 1
Mar 27, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
daily
Season 2
Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 4, 2021
Apr 18, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Jun 7, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 17, 2021
Jun 21, 2021 - Jun 24, 2021
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021
daily
Season 3
May 6, 2021 - May 10, 2021
May 16, 2021 |
May 24, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Jun 6, 2021 |
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021
Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021
daily
Season 4
May 11, 2021 - May 15, 2021
May 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021
May 28, 2021 - Jun 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
daily
the bavarian beer tour, 9 days, DE-ATRRB-09X
Base price
Surcharge sglroom
649.00
239.00
739.00
239.00
799.00
239.00
849.00
239.00
Season 1
Mar 27, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
Season 2
Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 4, 2021
Apr 18, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Jun 7, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 17, 2021
Jun 21, 2021 - Jun 24, 2021
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021
Season 3
May 6, 2021 - May 10, 2021
May 16, 2021 - May 16, 2021
May 24, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Jun 6, 2021 - Jun 6, 2021
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021
Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021
Season 4
May 11, 2021 - May 15, 2021
May 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021
May 28, 2021 - Jun 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
Rothenburg B Standard
Extra night dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Rothenburg B Standard
Extra night dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
75.00
109.00
75.00
109.00
75.00
109.00
75.00
109.00
75.00
109.00
75.00
109.00
75.00
109.00
75.00
109.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Rothenburg
  Season 1
Mar 27, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021

daily
Season 2
Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 4, 2021
Apr 18, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Jun 7, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 17, 2021
Jun 21, 2021 - Jun 24, 2021
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021

daily
Season 3
May 6, 2021 - May 10, 2021
May 16, 2021 |
May 24, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Jun 6, 2021 |
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021
Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021

daily
Season 4
May 11, 2021 - May 15, 2021
May 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021
May 28, 2021 - Jun 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021

daily
Rothenburg B Standard
Extra night dbl/bb 75.00 75.00 75.00 75.00
Extra night sgl/bb 109.00 109.00 109.00 109.00
Rothenburg B Standard
Extra night dbl/bb 75.00 75.00 75.00 75.00
Extra night sgl/bb 109.00 109.00 109.00 109.00
Filter
7-gear unisex
7-gear gents
24-gear unisex
24-gear gents
Electric bike
79.00
79.00
79.00
79.00
199.00

Services & Extras

Services
  • 8 overnights with breakfast
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Guided tour of Rothenburg with the night watchman
  • Vouchers for 5 x 0.5 l of beer (per room), redeemable in Bamberg
  • Entrance to the Franconian Brewery Museum Bamberg
  • Entrance to the Franconian Open-Air Museum Bad Windsheim (Closed Mondays)
  • Comprehensive cycle route description in English with maps
  • 7 day service hotline
  • optional rental bike
  • optional half board
  • rental-bike-insurance

Optional extras:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Extras

Arrival

  • by train:
    Rothenburg ob der Tauber station
  • by car:
    A7 motorway / Rothenburg ob der Tauber
    Parking is subject to a charge and availability in the car parks of the start hotel or partner hotel.
    There is free parking at the station (unattended), where cars can be left for the duration of your trip. As this car park is used by commuters it is often full.
  • by plane:
    Nuremberg airport, good train connections to Rothenburg o.d.T., approx. 1,5 hours
Important notes

Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

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