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Danube bike path | Donaueschingen-Donauwörth

Die deutsche Donau

Along the German Danube

This part leads you through the austere and beautiful Baar landscape which stretches between the Black Forest and the Swabian Alb, through the wildly romantic Danube opening and through the gentle, fertile foothills of Upper Swabia to Donauwörth.

Germany
Easy
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
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Itinerary

The Brigach and Breg Black Forest rivers join to form the Danube near the town. The Fürstenberg castle built in the Belle Epoch style is a testament to the importance of the Fürstenberg family.

The first stage leads you through the so-called “Baar“ landscape. In Immendingen you will be able to visit an important natural phenomenon: the sinking of the Danube. Here the river disappears beneath the porous chalk rock for the majority of the year to flow into the Rhine.

Today you cycle through the Danube breach. Between Friedingen and Beuron you won’t be disturb by the noice of cars or trains and the archabbey invents for a rest. The castle in Sigmaringen is still inhabited where you can have a guided tour.

You will cycle along the Danube until you reach the village of Zwiefalten with its beautiful abbey. In Obermarchtal you will see the oldest Baroque church in Upper Swabia.

Behind the monastery of Blaubeuren you will find the famous Blautopf. Medieval castles and ruins accompany you along the Blau until you reach the Swabian-Bavarian double city of Ulm with the highest church tower in the world.

Between Ulm and Dillingen you will pass village after village which are all beautifully well kept. In Elchingen you can visit the pilgrimage church, Günzburg offers visitors the Church of Our Lady in Rococo style.

The villages are mainly located somewhat off the beaten track on hills protected from the river floodwaters. Those who wish can take a break in one of the well maintained villages. Donauwörth was once the scene of the beheading of Maria von Brabant as an adulteress.

Nach dem Frühstück individuelle Rückreise oder Beginn Ihrer Verlängerung.

Tour character

The first two stages are a little bit hilly, afterwards mostly flat.

Prices and events

All data for 2023 at a glance
Place of arrival: Donaueschingen
  Season 1
09.04.2023 - 30.04.2023
08.10.2023 - 15.10.2023

Arrival daily
Season 2
01.05.2023 - 10.05.2023
15.09.2023 - 07.10.2023

Arrival daily
Season 3
11.05.2023 - 25.05.2023
11.06.2023 - 30.06.2023
01.09.2023 - 14.09.2023

Arrival daily
Season 4
26.05.2023 - 10.06.2023
01.07.2023 - 31.08.2023

Arrival daily
Donaueschingen - Donauwörth, 8 days, DE-DORDD-08X
Base price
699.00
799.00
899.00
949.00
Surcharge single room 249.00 249.00 249.00 249.00
Season 1
Apr 9, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023
Oct 8, 2023 - Oct 15, 2023
Arrival daily
Season 2
May 1, 2023 - May 10, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023
Arrival daily
Season 3
May 11, 2023 - May 25, 2023
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 14, 2023
Arrival daily
Season 4
May 26, 2023 - Jun 10, 2023
Jul 1, 2023 - Aug 31, 2023
Arrival daily
Donaueschingen - Donauwörth, 8 days, DE-DORDD-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room
699.00
249.00
799.00
249.00
899.00
249.00
949.00
249.00
Season 1
Apr 9, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023
Oct 8, 2023 - Oct 15, 2023
Season 2
May 1, 2023 - May 10, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023
Season 3
May 11, 2023 - May 25, 2023
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 14, 2023
Season 4
May 26, 2023 - Jun 10, 2023
Jul 1, 2023 - Aug 31, 2023
Donaueschingen
Double room p. P.
Surcharge single room
Donauwörth/Wörnitzstein
Double room p. P.
Surcharge single room
55.00
30.00
55.00
30.00
55.00
30.00
55.00
30.00
55.00
30.00
55.00
30.00
55.00
30.00
55.00
30.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Donaueschingen
  Season 1
Apr 9, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023
Oct 8, 2023 - Oct 15, 2023

Arrival daily
Season 2
May 1, 2023 - May 10, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023

Arrival daily
Season 3
May 11, 2023 - May 25, 2023
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 14, 2023

Arrival daily
Season 4
May 26, 2023 - Jun 10, 2023
Jul 1, 2023 - Aug 31, 2023

Arrival daily
Donaueschingen
Double room p. P. 55.00 55.00 55.00 55.00
Surcharge single room 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
Donauwörth/Wörnitzstein
Double room p. P. 55.00 55.00 55.00 55.00
Surcharge single room 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
Filter
27-gears unisex
27-gears gents
8-gears unisex
8-gears gents
Electric bike
99.00
99.00
99.00
99.00
239.00
Prices per person in EUR

Services and extras

Services

Included:

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast or breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • 1 Entrance Castle Sigmarinen with guided tour, Münstertum Ulm
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

 

Optional extras:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
  • Transfer in a mini bus every saturday and sunday from mai – september € 85 per person incl. bike, reservation necessary
Extras

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Donaueschingen train station
  • Free parking in a public car park in Donaueschingen, no reservation possible
  • Good train connections Donauwörth – Donaueschingen

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Hotels

Category: national 2** and 3***-Niveau

Important notes

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

Ratings

4.5 of 5 Stars (2 Ratings)
5 stars
Heinz Schwithal DE | 18.07.2022
Tal der jungen Donau
Tolle Landschaft, gute regionale Küche und immer nette, hilfsbereite Bevölkerung
4 stars
Wilfried Niemann DE | 14.05.2022
Tolle Radtour mit schönem Wetter
Bayern scheinen höflicher zu sein als Schwaben. Teilweise unverschämten Personal im Gastronomiegewerbe.

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