Lake Constance expedition, 6-days

Lake Constance expedition, 6-day-tour

Lake Constance region lower Lake and Überlinger Lake...

Explore the diverse and enchanting landscape during a round trip around the lower Lake and the Überlinger Lake. Your starting point is Constance, the largest city on the lake. The cycling tour leads you from here into the picturesque old city of Stein a. R.. After crossing the border, you cycle via the Höri peninsula into the lovely Radolfzell, via the Bodanrück and the nature reserve Großen Riedes. Follow the Lake Constance cycle path to Friedrichshafen, to the fascinating Zeppelin museum, before you cross Lake Constance by ferry and return to Constance.

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 to Sea Life Konstanz
  • GPS Data on request
  • Service-Hotline
  • Free parking space (depending on availability)
Travel days

1. Day: Arrival - Constance

Take the time to visit the sights worth seeing in the council city. Emerge into a fascinating underwater world in the Sea Life Center (incl.) and discover the jungle and the rain forest.

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

You travel through picturesque places to Stein am Rhein, where it is worthwhile to visit the Lindwurm museum. The Hohenklingen castle, which dates back to the middle Ages, is situated above the city. One of the loveliest sections of the high Rhine leads you into the 1000 year old health resort Gailingen.

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

Today you travel to the Höri peninsula. The Hermann-Hesse-Haus as well as the Höri museum can be found in the midst of the old village centre of Gaienhofen. You cycle on small paths to Radolfzell with its crooked alleys and beautiful aristocratic and patrician houses. The double communities Bodman-Ludwigshafen are a jewel in pure nature. This is known as the loveliest spot at Lake Constance, with its multitude of rare plants and birds.

4. Day: Radolfzell/Bodman-Ludwigshafen - Uhldingen/Meersburg (approx. 20-39 km)

You travel along the Überlinger Lake to Überlingen with the St. Nikolaus cathedral, a sight worth seeing. You then pass the baroque monastery church and cycle to Uhldingen, which is known for its pile dwellings from the Stone and Bronze Ages. You then continue on to Meersburg, one of the loveliest towns at Lake Constance.   

5. Day: Uhldingen/Meersburg - Constance (approx. 38/45 km)

The lake path brings you into the Zeppelin city of Friedrichshafen, where you should definitely pay a visit to the Zeppelin-Museum. Afterwards, you take the ferry (on one’s own) to Romanshorn. A dream-like view of Lake Constance and the impressive Alpine foothills accompany you to Constance.

6. 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. 131/151 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 trip 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 € 779,-- € 539,--
Double room € 569,-- € 399,--
Triple room € 569,-- € 399,--
Quadruple room € 569,-- € 399,--
Supplements
PremiumComfort
Season 2
20.04.2019 - 10.05.2019
€ 200,--€ 140,--
Season 2
09.09.2019 - 06.10.2019
€ 200,--€ 140,--
Season 3
11.05.2019 - 08.09.2019
€ 220,--€ 160,--
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 € 175,--€ 175,--
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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