Lake Constance Classic – cycling in the border triangle, 7-days

Lake Constance Classic – cycling in the border triangle, 7-day-version

Cycling holiday at Lake Constance – a classic...

A bicycle tour at Lake Constance is a very special experience. You pass vineyards, fruit orchards and picturesque places, and can enjoy the breathtaking view time and again of the expansive water surface of Lake Constance and the Alps, which arises behind the southern shores. Explore the Lake Constance region with its wide range of excursion destinations.

Included services

  • Accommodation in inns, guesthouses and hotels, mainly 3-stars-level with cat. Standard, middle class hotels or good to very good inns and guesthouses, mainly centrally located with cat. Comfort, very good hotels, mainly centrally located with cat. Premium
  • Breakfasat (mostly buffet)
  • Luggage transport (NO limit to the amount of pieces of luggage) daily between 09.00 am and 05.30 pm
  • Best prepared documents (route description, maps, references on sights to see,..)
  • Admission to the Lindwurm museum in Stein am Rhein
  • GPS Data on request
  • Service-Hotline
  • Free parking space (depending on availability)
Travel days

1. Day: Arrival - Constance

Individual arrival to the old council town of Constance. Enjoy the Mediterranean climate during a stroll through the crooked alleys of the old city.

2. Day: Constance - Stein am Rhein region/Radolfzell (approx. 30-54 km)

The cycling tour leads you through picturesque places along the lower Lake into the medieval Stein am Rhein. The Hohenklingen castle, dating back to the middle Ages, is situated high above the town. Visit the Lindwurm museum (incl.) before you arrive at the fishing village of Radolfzell.

3. Day: Stein am Rhein region/Radolfzell - Überlingen region (approx. 28-61 km)

The Radolfzell cathedral and the Mettnau peninsula, one of the largest nature reserves at Lake Constance, are further highlights. By travelling via Ludwigshafen and Überlingen, you will arrive at the monastery church Birnau. In Unteruhldingen, a visit to the pile-dwellings dating back to the Stone- and Bronze ages is recommended. This reconstruction provides insight on the people’s way of life back then. The museum city Meersburg takes you on a journey back to the middle Ages, with its splendid location and romantic corners.

4. Day: Überlingen region - Friedrichshafen/Kressbronn region (approx. 32-47 km)

The lake path brings you into the Zeppelin city of Friedrichshafen, where you should definitely pay a visit to the Zeppelin-Museum. After a short while, you will reach the Lake Constance metropolis Lindau, the border triangle between Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Visit the old city and the lighthouse with the lion pier, Lindau‘s landmark.

5. Day: Friedrichshafen/Kressbronn region - Bregenz/Höchst region (approx. 21-53 km)

You pass the cultural stronghold Bregenz. The world famous festival and top-class events are offered throughout the year by the „Mehr am See“. Stroll through the old city or take a ride with the cable car onto the 1064 m high Pfänder, and enjoy the unique view of Lake Constance. After travelling through the nature reserve of the Rhine delta, the largest fresh water delta in Europe, you will arrive at Höchst.

6. Day: Bregenz/Höchst region - Constance (approx. 51-68 km)

You travel through the Rhine delta into Switzerland. The Thurgau canton offers an abundance of diverse scenery, with the small villages and huge fruit plantations. A dream-like view of Lake Constance and the impressive alpine upland accompany you to Constance.

7. 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. 211/221 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

  • Bregenz Festival
    If you are staying overnight in Bregenz between the 14.07. and the 21.08., then there will be a surcharge due to the festival (price on request).
  • velotours original tour
  • Possible visitor’s tax payable on-site

Our additional packages

Day off in Stein am Rhein/Gaillingen

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 € 89,-
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,-
Prices / Dates
Category Standard

Accommodation in inns, guesthouses and hotels mostly in 3-star-level

Category Comfort

Accommodation in middle-class hotels or good to very good inns and guesthouses, predominantly central located

Category Premium

Accommodation in very good hotelsm mostly with central location

Price per person

Base price
PremiumComfortStandard
Single room € 889,-- € 699,-- € 619,--
Double room € 649,-- € 499,-- € 429,--
Triple room € 649,-- € 499,-- € 429,--
Quadruple room € 649,-- € 499,-- € 429,--
Supplements
PremiumComfortStandard
Season 2
20.04.2019 - 10.05.2019
€ 220,--€ 170,--€ 120,--
Season 3
11.05.2019 - 08.09.2019
€ 250,--€ 220,--€ 150,--
Season 2
09.09.2019 - 06.10.2019
€ 220,--€ 170,--€ 120,--
Bicycle
PremiumComfortStandard
Rental bike (7-gear with back pedal)+ 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 65,--€ 65,--€ 65,--
Rental bike (21/24-gear with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 65,--€ 65,--€ 65,--
E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 175,--€ 175,--€ 175,--
Additional services
PremiumComfortStandard
Single roomDouble roomSingle roomDouble roomSingle roomDouble room
Day off in Stein am Rhein/Gaillingen ( per person in a single room / double room ) € 109,-- € 89,-- € 119,-- € 99,-- € 109,-- € 89,--
Komoot ( per person ) € 30,-- € 30,-- € 30,--
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,--
Additional nights Standard
Double room Single room
Constance € 67,-- € 105,--
Constance € 67,-- € 105,--
Impressions

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