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The big Lake Constance bike tour

Bike tour through Germany, Austria and Switzerland

The great Lake Constance adventure trip

You will have to look around hard to find another classic cycle path that is as popular as Lake Constance. Three countries participate in the large lake in the heart of Europe. Austria, Germany and Switzerland add a special flair to the lake. This unique symbiosis of various cultures contributed a number of precious treasures of art. To mention only a few of them: Cultural heritage Island Reichenau, baroque style pilgrims church Birnau or the historic old town of Stein on Rhine. Add the marvellous countryside along the lake and a cycle path winding the way through idyllic meadows, along glittering water and in front of the stunning peaks of the Alps.

Germany
Easy
  • 12 Days / 11 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

Enjoy a stroll through the very well maintained old town of Constance with council house, the Munster, and the maze of little alleyways of Niederburg. Not to forget the Mediterranean harbour with famous “Imperia”. Overnight stay is in Constance.

Past Wollmatinger Ried you cycle to island Reichenau, UNESCO heritage of nature and culture since 2001. Take a boat to to Gaienhofen and cycle to Gailingen.

Today you will cycle through a lovely river landscape to Schaffhausen (castle Munot). Afterwards you will visit the Rhine Fall (most powerful waterfall in middle Europe). Overnight stay again in Gailingen.

You will cycle up along the Rhine today back to Stein am Rhein. You pass numerous picturesque Swiss fishing villages on your way back to Constance through the peaceful countryside of the Lower Lake. Napoleon's stepdaughter Hortense de Beauharnais made this area her adopted home. You can visit her former home in Arenenberg, which is now a Napoleon museum.

Visit the “flower island” of Mainau! Afterwards you have a short cycle in the direction of Allensbach to Radolfzell.

A lot of places of interest on your 6th day: monasteries, baroque churches and old castles. Overnight stay in Uhldingen / Meersburg.

Meersburg, the well known wine growing area, awaits you! You can visit the old castle, which is the oldest inhabited castle in Germany. Further attractions include the new castle with its amazing staircase and the market place which is surrounded by picturesque wooden-framed houses. Accompanied by a beautiful panoramic view of the Alps, you will cycle to Friedrichshafen where you can visit the Zeppelin museum.

Enjoy the large fruit orchards before you reach the Bavarian metropolis Lindau. Special about Lindau is the protected old town on an island. After a few kilometres you reach Austria and cycle on the lake bank into the Festival Town of Bregenz with the unique lake-stage.

Near Fußach you reach the Alpine Rhine which you follow to Altstätten. From here you take the train right up into the Appenzellerland and then down through picturesque Swiss countryside to St. Gallen, home to a monastery. You have enough time there to visit the historic centre and the baroque monastery library.

Today you discover St. Gallen. A short round bike trip or a hike are also good alternatives.

Downhill to Arbon where you hit the lake again. The route takes you along the banks of the lake through small villages back to Constance.

The route

Very good bike paths, easy to cycle . All important places of interest, which are described in the route book, are included in the tour. On every day you have enough time for sightseeing.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Constance/Kreuzlingen
  Season 1
01.10.2021 - 03.10.2021

daily
Season 2
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 big Lake Constance adventure tour, DE-BORKK-12X
Base price
1,099.00
1,299.00
1,399.00
1,449.00
Surcharge single room 399.00 399.00 399.00 399.00
parking (fenced) in Constance per car 45.00 45.00 45.00 45.00
Season 1
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 3, 2021
daily
Season 2
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 big Lake Constance adventure tour, DE-BORKK-12X
Base price
Surcharge single room
parking (fenced) in Constance per car
1,099.00
399.00
45.00
1,299.00
399.00
45.00
1,399.00
399.00
45.00
1,449.00
399.00
45.00
Season 1
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 3, 2021
Season 2
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
Constance/Kreuzlingen
Extra night dbl/bb
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Gailingen/Stein am Rhein
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Radolfzell
Extra night dbl/bb
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Uhldingen/Meersburg
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Friedrichshafen
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Bregenz/Lindau
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St. Gallen
Extra night dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
79.00
115.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
79.00
115.00
95.00
129.00
99.00
135.00
79.00
115.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
79.00
115.00
95.00
129.00
99.00
135.00
79.00
115.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
79.00
115.00
95.00
129.00
99.00
135.00
79.00
115.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
79.00
115.00
95.00
129.00
99.00
135.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Constance/Kreuzlingen
  Season 1
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 3, 2021

daily
Season 2
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
Constance/Kreuzlingen
Extra night dbl/bb 79.00 79.00 79.00 79.00
Extra night sgl/bb 115.00 115.00 115.00 115.00
Gailingen/Stein am Rhein
Extra night dbl/bb 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00
Extra night sgl/bb 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
Radolfzell
Extra night dbl/bb 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00
Extra night sgl/bb 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
Uhldingen/Meersburg
Extra night dbl/bb 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00
Extra night sgl/bb 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
Friedrichshafen
Extra night dbl/bb 79.00 79.00 79.00 79.00
Extra night sgl/bb 115.00 115.00 115.00 115.00
Bregenz/Lindau
Extra night dbl/bb 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
Extra night sgl/bb 129.00 129.00 129.00 129.00
St. Gallen
Extra night dbl/bb 99.00 99.00 99.00 99.00
Extra night sgl/bb 135.00 135.00 135.00 135.00
Filter
8-gear
8-gear mens bike
27-gear
27-gear men bike
Electric bike
79.00
79.00
79.00
79.00
199.00
Prices per person in EUR

Services & Extras

Services
  • 11 overnights incl. breakfast, national 3***/4**** level
  • Boat trip Reichenau – Gaienhofen incl. bicycle
  • Entrance to Rosgartenmuseum Constance, 1 coffee included
  • Boat trip to the Rhine Falls rock
  • Entrance Mainau Island
  • Entrance Lake Dwelling Museum Unteruhldingen
  • Entrance Zeppelin-Museum Friedrichshafen
  • Cable car to Pfänder mountain excl. bicycles
  • Detailed travel documents and maps
  • Luggage transfer
  • rental-bike insurance
  • Service hotline during the tour

Not included

  • Arrival and departure
  • costs for parking
  • city tax
  • transfers
  • optional sightseeing’s
  • city maps
  • Travel Insurance
  • costs of the private requirements

 

Extras

Parking

  • Fenced parking at the office of our partner in Constance, cost: 45 € / booked holiday, can be booked online. Free parking on public roads.

 

How to get there

  • Airport: Zurich or Friedrichshafen
Important notes

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

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