Around western Lake Constance, 5-days

Around western Lake Constance, 5-day-tour

Lake Constance Cycle Path – on the western part of the bicycle tour...

During this cycling holiday at Lake Constance you cycle from Constance along the lower Lake as well as on slightly hilly terrain via the Höri peninsula and further via the Bodanrück and the nature reserve Großen Riedes. The islands and peninsulas are an attraction with their lush garden splendour, and the entire region boasts a landscape of soft hills. Medieval cities such as the Swiss Stein a. R., imposing buildings such as the Konstanz cathedral as well as castles and museums make up the cultural part of this journey.

Included services

  • Accommodation with breakfast (mostly Buffet) in good inns and hotels with cat. Comfort, in very good hotels with cat. Premium
  • Rooms with bath/shower and toilet
  • Luggage transport (NO limit to the amount of pieces of luggage), daily between 9am and 5:30pm
  • best prepared documents (route description, maps, references on sights to see,..)
  • Admission incl. tour of the pile-dwelling museum in Unteruhldingen
  • GPS Data on request
  • Service-Hotline
  • Free parking space (depending on availability)
Travel days

1. Day: Arrival - Constance

Individual arrival to the university city Constance. You have enough time to explore the city with its numerous sights worth seeing. You can either end the evening by dining in style in one of the many restaurants, or with a beer in one of the lively pubs.

2. Day: Constance - Stein am Rhein/Gailingen (approx. 29/39 km)

Travelling through picturesque fishing villages you will arrive in Ermatingen, where you can visit the Vinorama-Museum. The cycle path subsequently leads you to Stein am Rhein. Stroll through the alleys of the most well-preserved medieval town in Switzerland.

3. Day: Stein am Rhein/Gailingen - Radolfzell/Bodman-Ludwigshafen (approx. 24-49 km)

Today you travel to the Höri peninsula, which protrudes in the lower Lake. The Hermann-Hesse-House as well as the Höri-Museum are situated in the midst of the old village centre of Gaienhofen. From there, you continue on to Radolfzell and to Möggingen am Mindelsee with its romantically situated moated castle. You then cycle to Bodman, a charming health resort with a castle park, a sight worth seeing

4. Day: Radolfzell/Bodman-Ludwigshafen - Constance (approx. 29/44 km)

Travelling via Überlingen with the St. Nikolaus cathedral (a sight worth seeing) you cycle past the baroque monastery church Birnau and travel on the Prälatenweg to the Affenberg and to the former Cistercian monastery Salem with its famous cathedral. You can also follow the flat cycle path directly along the lake. Do not miss out on a visit to the pile-dwellings in Unteruhldingen (incl.). In Meersburg, you travel by ferry (on your own) to Constance.

5. Day: Constance - Departure

Individual departure from Constance.

Map

The Lake Constance cycle path runs mainly on cycle paths or on quiet side-streets, which are mostly asphalted. The larger part of the route leads you in close proximity along the lake shore and is signed throughout.

Total length: approx. 97/107 kilometres

level of difficulty: 1

Services

Exclusive services

  • Rental bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room (7-Gear touring bike with back pedal or 21/24-Gear touring bike with free-wheel)
  • E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room

Additional information

  • velotours original tour
  • Ferry ride on one’s own
  • possible visitor’s tax payable on-site

Our additional packages

Komoot
  • Bicycle navigation for your mobile phone           
  • Perfect supplement to your travel documents
  • Click onto your own prefabricated cycling tour
  • Maps are available at any time even without internet connection
  • Precise navigation for great adventures that last a lifetime
  • Highlights with which you can discover wonderful places
  • Topographic maps with free updates
from € 30,-
Day off in Stein am Rhein/Gailingen

Day off with additional overnight stay in Stein am Rhein/Gailingen with cycling tour to Schaffhausen and incl. cliff ride on the Rhine fall (+ 22/44 km)

from € 99,-
Prices / Dates
Category Comfort

Accommodation in good inns and hotels

Category Premium

Accommodation in very good hotels

Price per person

Base price
PremiumComfort
Single room € 649,-- € 479,--
Double room € 449,-- € 349,--
Triple room € 449,-- € 349,--
Quadruple room € 449,-- € 349,--
Supplements
PremiumComfort
Season 2
20.04.2019 - 10.05.2019
€ 130,--€ 100,--
Season 2
09.09.2019 - 06.10.2019
€ 130,--€ 100,--
Season 3
11.05.2019 - 08.09.2019
€ 160,--€ 120,--
Bicycle
PremiumComfort
7-Gear touring bike with back pedal + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 65,--€ 65,--
21/24-Gear touring bike with free-wheel + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 65,--€ 65,--
E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 145,--€ 145,--
Additional services
PremiumComfort
Komoot ( per person ) € 30,-- € 30,--
Single roomDouble roomSingle roomDouble room
Day off in Stein am Rhein/Gailingen ( per person in a single room / double room ) € 169,-- € 119,-- € 119,-- € 99,--
Additional nights Premium
Double room Single room
Constance € 99,-- € 160,--
Constance € 99,-- € 160,--
Additional nights Comfort
Double room Single room
Constance € 67,-- € 105,--
Constance € 67,-- € 105,--
Impressions

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