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Three lakes and four countries

Three lakes - four countries

Explore Lake Constance, Lake Zurich and Lake Walen; on this international route you will be able to enjoy the differences and similarities between the Lake Constance countries of Germany, Switzerland, Liechten­stein and Austria. This easy tour allows you to experience the Mediterranean flair of Lake Constance through to the Churfirsten Mountains.
Switzerland
Germany
Liechtenstein
Austria
Easy to Moderate
  • 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

The largest town on the Lake Constance is still quiet Medieval in character to this day and in 1414 hosted the only church council ever to take place north of the Alps.

Today you will cycle along the romantic Lower Lake through small fishing villages and the well-known town of Stein am Rhein. The Canton capital of Schaffhausen is towered over by the Munot Fortress. There are over 170 oriels in the town which testify to the former wealth of the citizens.

Bike Tour Fehnroute

The first highlight of your trip is the Rheinfall waterfall, which you will approach by boat. The Glatt valley will lead you on to Zurich, the fascinating cosmopolitan Swiss city.

Today you will cycle along the banks of Lake Zurich, which is also known locally as the Gold Coast, until you come to Rapperswil with its old castle and cross over the lake using the dam. You will come to the small little town of Lachen on the opposite shore.

Today you will cycle along the Linth Canal, th man-made canal between Lake Zurich and Lake Walen, and come to Weesen. Here you will board a boat which will take you to the other end of the lake and Walenstadt. The Lake is 150m deep and is towered over by the 1800m high Churfirsten Mountains.

After a few kilometres you will come to the valley of the Alpenrhein. From here you will reach quickly the principality of Liechtenstein, where numerous and impressive castles are over the valley. The Medieval town of Feldkirch is on Austrian ground.

You will continue to follow along the Rhine for a little longer, then a cogwheel railway will bring you up to Appenzell countryside, to Gais. Alpen meadows and sows, like those from children’s books will accompany you on your way to St. Gallen which is home to one of the formerly most important monasteries in the region. The library is a UNESCO – world heritage site.

You will cycle downhill towards Lake Constance today, which you will reach at the town of Arbon. From here you will cycle along the shoreline through Swiss villages and apple orchards on towards Constance.

The route

The route runs mainly along its own cycle paths and separate cycle routes. The route is mainly flat but in Appenzell there it is a little bit hilly.

Prices and events

All data for 2020 at a glance
Place of arrival: Konstanz
  Season 1
30.04.2020 - 15.05.2020
13.09.2020 - 04.10.2020

daily
Season 2
16.05.2020 - 28.05.2020
14.06.2020 - 26.06.2020

daily
Season 3
01.06.2020 - 13.06.2020
27.06.2020 - 03.07.2020
23.08.2020 - 12.09.2020

daily
Season 4
29.05.2020 - 31.05.2020
04.07.2020 - 22.08.2020

täglich
Three lakes and four countries, CH-BORKR-09X
Base price
929.00
999.00
1,079.00
1,149.00
Surcharge sglroom 249.00 249.00 249.00 249.00
Season 1
30.04.2020 - 15.05.2020
13.09.2020 - 04.10.2020
daily
Season 2
16.05.2020 - 28.05.2020
14.06.2020 - 26.06.2020
daily
Season 3
01.06.2020 - 13.06.2020
27.06.2020 - 03.07.2020
23.08.2020 - 12.09.2020
daily
Season 4
29.05.2020 - 31.05.2020
04.07.2020 - 22.08.2020
täglich
Three lakes and four countries, CH-BORKR-09X
Base price
Surcharge sglroom
929.00
249.00
999.00
249.00
1,079.00
249.00
1,149.00
249.00
Season 1
Apr 30, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 13, 2020 - Oct 4, 2020
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - May 28, 2020
Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020
Season 3
Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
Jun 27, 2020 - Jul 3, 2020
Aug 23, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020
Season 4
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Jul 4, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020
Konstanz
Extra night dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Konstanz
Extra night dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
65.00
95.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Konstanz
  Season 1
Apr 30, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 13, 2020 - Oct 4, 2020

daily
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - May 28, 2020
Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020

daily
Season 3
Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
Jun 27, 2020 - Jul 3, 2020
Aug 23, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020

daily
Season 4
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Jul 4, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020

täglich
Konstanz
Extra night dbl/bb 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00
Extra night sgl/bb 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
Konstanz
Extra night dbl/bb 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00
Extra night sgl/bb 95.00 95.00 95.00 95.00
Filter
27-Gang Unisex
Electric bike
79.00
195.00

Services & Extras

Services
  • Overnights stays as mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • If half board is booked 3 course dinner
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Detailed travel documents
  • Entrance Rosgartenmuseum incl. 1 cup of coffee
  • Boat tour Weesen - Walenstadt incl. bike
  • Boat tour Altstätten - Gais incl. bike
  • Boat tour to the Rheinfallfelsen
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service Hotline
Extras

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Good arrival possibilities by train to Constance
  • Hotel parking lots from. € 20,- to 50,- per week (depends on the hotel).
  • In Constance there are parking lots at the office for € 40,- per Tour. Reservation is not possible
 

 

Note

  • Visitor taxes are not included

Ratings

4 of 5 Stars (1 Rating)
4 stars
Dietmar Jensch DE | 06.08.2016
Vierländer Vennbahn
Es hat alles gut geklappt. Die Hotels waren gut bis sehr gut. Da es doch einige Anstiege zu bewältigen gab, sollte mann ein geübter u. relativ gut trainierter Radfahrer sein oder auf E-Bikes zurück greifen.

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