Bike tour around Lake Constance - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Constance or any of the other tour destinations
  • Duration of trip:
    9 days / 8 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 230 km / 142 mi
  • Distance per day:
    25-45 km / 16-28 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Mostly level, a few short inclines on 2 days.
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle paths, only occasionally on roads.
Eating and drinking
There is a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, bistros, wine cellars, snack bars and places to shop all around Lake Constance. That is why we do not offer half board. In Germany and Austria, an evening meal costs approx. 15-25 € per person; in Switzerland approx. 20-40 SFR. You can, of course, eat more economically or even more exquisitely.

Bike tour around Lake Constance

9 days / 8 nights from 859 €

The Tour

Cycling Lake Constance - Bike tour around Lake Constance - Hagnau

Round trip around Lake Constance – Europe’s biggest water fall - by cable car up the Pfänder mountain. Experience the international flair of three countries on Central Europe’s biggest lake, discover the unique medieval towns of Constance, Stein am Rhein, Lindau and Meersburg. Take a boat almost to the heart of the Rhine Falls and glide up above Lake Constance on the Pfänder mountain cable car to then enjoy whizzing down the mountain by bike. This bike tour along Lake Constance is a great trip and also perfect for the less experienced cyclist.

Bike tour around Lake Constance - Rheinfall
Bike tour around Lake Constance - Pfänderbahn

Day 1 Arrival in Constance
Particularly worthy of visiting are the Island of Mainau, the historic town centre and the Sea Life Centre.

Day 2 Constance - Radolfzell - Stein a.Rh., 40 km/25 mi
Cycle route along the romantic Lower Lake, passing the Hermann-Hesse-Museum and medieval Stein.

Day 3 Trip to Schaffhausen & Rhine Falls, 45 km/28 mi
Canton capital Schaffhausen and the Munot fortress and a boat trip to the Rhine Falls.

Day 4 Stein a.Rh. - Constance - Überlingen, 42 km/26 mi
Cycle route along the Swiss side of the lake, passing the Napoleon Museum, from Wallhausen by boat to Überlingen.

Day 5 Überlingen - Friedrichshafen, approx. 31 km/19 mi
Highlights today are the pilgrimage church of Birnau, the Pfahlbauten “Lake Dwelling” Museum and the Old Castle in Meersburg.

Day 6 Friedrichshafen - Lindau, approx. 27 km/17 mi
Many small villages are located along the route, idyllically among orchards; discover the island town of Lindau.

Day 7 Trip to Bregenz & Pfänder mountain, 25 km/16 mi
Today takes you to the famous lake stage, the Kunsthaus gallery and a trip by cable car.

Day 8 Lindau - Rorschach - Constance, 36 km/22 mi
Boat trip along Bregenz Bay to Rorschach and through “Mostindien” or “Cider India”, as it is locally known, to Constance.

Day 9 Departure or extend your stay
The tour ends after breakfast. If you like, extend your bike tour on Lake Constance.

Bike tour around Lake Constance - MS Überlingen
Bike tour around Lake Constance - Arbon
Bike tour around Lake Constance
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Included in "Bike tour around Lake Constance":

  • 8 overnight stays B&B in your reserved category
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel, no maximum number of items, maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • entrance fee to Rosgarten Museum in Constance incl. 1 coffee
  • boat trip Wallhausen - Überlingen incl. bike
  • mountain cable car trip, excl. bike (between 8-10 am, bike transport free of charge)
  • boat trip Lindau - Rorschach incl. bike
  • Discount voucher for winery "Spitalkellerei" Constance
  • Discount voucher for bike shop and tour provider "Kultur-Rädle" Constance
  • travel documents and maps
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • visitor's tax to be paid on site
  • optional rental bike


  • Category M:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the international 2*/3* level as per Hotelstars Union. All rooms are en suite with bath or shower.

  • Category L:
    Selected hotels at the international 3*/4* level as per Hotelstars Union.

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 24 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.

Travel time 2023:

  • Arrivals daily from 13.05. to 28.09. and
  • The day of arrival determines the price of your tour.

Prices for category M:

All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  •  859 € super saver price
  •  989 € basic price
    13.05.-25.05. + 11.06.-21.06. + 03.09.-16.09.
  • 1039 € seasonal price
    26.05.-10.06. + 22.06.-02.09.
  • 220 € single room surcharge
  • 100 € rental bike
  • 200 € e-bike
  •   70 € additional night in double room per person, B&B
  • 100 € additional night in single room, B&B

Prices for category L:

All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 1139 € super saver price
  • 1269 € basic price
    13.05.-25.05. + 11.06.-21.06. + 03.09.-16.09.
  • 1319 € seasonal price
    26.05.-10.06. + 22.06.-02.09.
  • 370 € single room surcharge
  • 100 € rental bike
  • 200 € e-bike
  •   90 € additional night in double room per person, incl. breakfast
  • 150 € additional night in single room, incl. breakfast

For children:

  • Discount in the room of two adults
  • 00-05 years 100 %
  • 06-11 years 50 %
  • 12-17 years 25 %

The booking process

The Tour



  • Parking facilities in Constance:
    Most hotels offer unguarded parking, prices range between 40 and 80 €/week, pre-booking is not possible. Alternatively, there are free parking facilities in residential areas - Constance is very safe.
  • Arriving by train:
    The hotels located in the historical centre are only a few walking minutes from Constance’s main railway station. For the hotels in the district of Lizelstetten, there is a direct bus (number 4) that departs right in front of the station. For the hotels in the Petershausen area we recommend taking a taxi, which usually costs around 9 €.
  • Arriving by plane at Zurich airport:
    Distance to Constance approx. 70 km / 43 miles, there is a good train connection.
    Price for a single ticket to Constance: approx. 30 SFR/ 25 €.
    Price for a German taxi to Constance: approx. 150 € per car.
  • Booked rental bikes can be picked up at the bike station in the city centre.

Perfectly looked after:

  • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

The Tour
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