NEW: Lake Constance cycle tour from Bregenz

Wonderful round tour around Lake Constance including the Rhine Falls

about 292 km

from € 539

8

Days

DESCRIPTION:

On this impressive Lake Constance cycle tour, you will not only get to know the most interesting highlights around the third largest lake in Central Europe, but also the famous Rhine Falls in Switzerland. You start in Bregenz in the Austrian Vorarlberg and cycle on the well-developed Lake Constance cycle path, mostly directly on the lake shore. Art-historical highlights such as the monastery island Insel Reichenau (UNESCO World Heritage), Konstanz, Meersburg with the oldest inhabited German castle and the unique flower island Mainau are on the way. The largest waterfall in Europe, the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen, is a worthwhile detour.

SERVICES:

  •  7 nights in 3 * - star level hotels (in Friedrichshafen 4 * - star level hotel)
  •  Breakfast buffet or rich breakfast
  • Daily luggage transport (1 piece per person)
  • Ride with the Staad-Meersburg ferry including bike
  • Free saddlebag rental - even with customer-owned bikes
  • Info package with tour map
  • 7-day service hotline

GETTING THERE:

Individual arrival in Bregenz,
daily, from June 13.06th to October 17.10.2021th, XNUMX

PRICE:

Category: Good middle class hotels (3 * - star level, in Friedrichshafen 4 * - star level hotel))

€ 539, - per person in a double room
03.10. a 17.10.2021

€ 629, - per person in a double room
13.06. a 25.06.2021
06.09. a 02.10.2021

€ 680, - per person in a double room
26.06. a 21.07.2021
23.08. a 05.09.2021

€ 709, - per person in a double room (festival time)
22.07. a 22.08.2021

EXTRAS:

Single room surcharge: € 180, -
Surcharge half board: € 160, -

Local tax: if due, is not included in the tour price.

RENTAL BIKES
Touring bike: € 75, -
E-bike: € 160, -

 

Arrival in Bregenz

Individual arrival in Bregenz and check-in at the hotel. Free time to visit the Vorarlberg state capital, in the afternoon a guided tour behind the scenes of the lake stage is recommended. During the festival season (July 21st - August 07nd, 22) you will be accommodated in the neighboring towns of Wolfurth, Dornbirn or Hard, which are close to the lake.

Bregenz Festival, Rigoletto floating stage

Bregenz Festival, Rigoletto floating stage © Vorarlberg Tourismus, Karl Forster

Bregenz - Güttingen / Egnach, approx. 59 km

Today you cycle through the nature reserve Rheindelta via Rheineck to Switzerland and always along the lake shore to Rorschach. In medieval Arbon you should definitely make a stop and visit the picturesque old town with the famous 7-story castle tower before moving into Güttingen, Switzerland.

a great cycling holiday along Lake Constance

The wonderful bike path along Lake Constance, © Pixabay

Güttingen / Egnach - Singen area, approx. 59 km

On the Swiss shore of Lake Constance, it goes via Kreuzlingen, past Gottlieben and other smaller picturesque places along the so-called Untersee, as Lake Constance is named in this section. Another highlight will soon be reached: Stein am Rhein. The delightful small town impresses with its well-preserved medieval half-timbered houses. The day's destination is in the Gottmadingen / Singen / Rielasingen area, where you will be staying for 2 nights

Cycling holiday on Lake Constance - explore Stein am Rhein by bike

Stein am Rhein, © Internationale Bodensee Tourismus GmbH, Achim Mende

Day trip Schaffhausen - Rhine Falls, approx. 50 km

Today's bike tour takes you via Ramsen and Diessenhofen to Schaffhausen on the Rhine. The goal is the mighty Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Europe with a width of 150 m. In the middle is a mighty rock, which can be reached via a Rhine Falls tour and where the natural spectacle can be experienced up close.

Bike tour to the largest waterfall in Europe

Rhine Falls shipping © Bruno Sternegg

Singen / Rielasingen-Konstanz / Kreuzlingen area, approx. 40 km

The route continues on the Lake Constance cycle path via Allensbach to the monastery island of Reichenau. The largest island on Lake Constance is home to several monasteries and churches and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will soon reach the nearby Konstanz, where the council house and the Niederburg district are worth a visit and where you can spend a cozy evening, possibly also in the sister city of Kreuzlingen.

Constance funnel - cycling holiday on Lake Constance

Constance funnel, © Internationale Bodensee Tourismus GmbH, Achim Mende

Constance / Kreuzlingen - Überlingen - Friedrichshafen, approx. 48 km + 1 ferry ride

Another big highlight of your Lake Constance bike tour awaits you today: the world-famous flower island of Mainau. Take your time and stroll through the always blooming park and marvel at the diversity of plants. Then you cross Lake Constance by ferry and reach the idyllic town of Meersburg with its medieval castle. Then continue by bike via Hagnau and Immenstadt to Friedrichshafen. In Friedrichshafen you can visit the Zeppelin Museum (world's largest collection on airship travel) or the Dornier Air and Space Museum.

Bodensee Mainau water stairs © Pixabay

Friedrichshafen - Bregenz, approx. 36 km

The Lake Constance cycle path continues today to Langenargen and partly through the “Argen estuary” to Lindau. During a stop you should visit the old town island and the lake promenade in the harbor. Finally, you will reach the starting point of your bike tour and return to Bregenz, Austria, where you can end your journey comfortably.

Cycling spring

Bike tour along the Lake Constance cycle path © David Knipping

Departure

Individual journey home or extension

Bike tour through Bregenz

View of Bregenz and the Rhine Valley © Vorarlberg Tourismus, Oberhauser Photography

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