Map Cycle tour on Lake Constance
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Constance or any of the other tour destinations
  • Duration of trip:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 160 km / 100 mi
  • Distance per day:
    27-36 km / 17-22 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. EUR 10-20 per person; in Switzerland approx. SFR 20-40. You can, of course, eat more economically or even more exquisitely.

Cycle tour on Lake Constance

7 days / 6 nights from EUR 389

Cycle tour on Lake Constance - Hagnau

Cycling, resting and relaxing. Experience one of central Europe’s largest lakes actively from the saddle, enjoy the international flair of three countries, the mentality of the five “tribes” and the magnificent scenery with the panoramic mountains as a backdrop to this huge expanse of water. Discover the unique medieval towns of Constance, Stein am Rhein, Lindau and Meersburg, the worlds of wine from Pinot Noir to Muscatel and regional cuisine from the South German Spaetzle noodle to the Swiss German Roesti potato pancake. On this cycle tour around Lake Constance, you will also be travelling by boat, making this a perfect tour for the less experienced cyclist and families.

Cycle tour on Lake Constance - Lower Lake
 
Cycle tour on Lake Constance - Stein

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 - Stein a.Rh. region, approx. 30 km/19 mi
Cycle route along the romantic Lower Lake, passing the Napoleon Museum and medieval Stein.

Day 3 Stein a.Rh. - Reichenau - Überlingen, approx. 33 km/20 mi
First you will take a ship to the Island of Reichenau, a UNESCO world heritage site, before cycling along the lakeshore. You will then take the ship to Überlingen.

Day 4 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 5 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 6 Lindau - Rorschach - Constance, approx. 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 7 Departure or extend your stay
The tour ends after breakfast. If you like, extend your cycle tour on Lake Constance.

Cycle tour on Lake Constance - Hundertwasserhalle
 
Cycle tour on Lake Constance - Langenargen
 
Cycle tour on Lake Constance - Bregenz
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Included in "Cycle tour on Lake Constance":

  • 6 overnight stays incl. breakfast 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 Gaienhofen - Reichenau incl. bike
  • boat trip Wallhausen - Überlingen incl. bike
  • entrance fee to lighthouse in Lindau
  • boat trip Lindau - Rorschach incl. bike
  • all visitor’s taxes
  • 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
  • optional rental bike

Accommodation:

  • 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 2019:

  • Arrivals daily from 23/04 to 29/09 and
    12.04. + 16.04. +17.04. + 18.04. + 19.04. + 20. 04.
    07.10. + 08.10.
  • 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.

  • 389 EUR super saver price
    12/04-25/04 + 29/09-08/10
  • 489 EUR saver price
    26/04-04/05 + 13/09-28/09
  • 569 EUR basic price
    05/05-06/06 + 25/08-12/09
  • 609 EUR seasonal price
    07/06-24/08
  • 150 EUR single room surcharge
  •   65 EUR rental bike
  • 160 EUR e-bike
  •   60 EUR additional night in double room per person, incl. breakfast
  •   80 EUR additional night in single room, incl. breakfast

Prices for category L:

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

  • 529 EUR super saver price
    12/04-25/04 + 29/09-08/10
  • 629 EUR saver price
    26/04-04/05 + 13/09-28/09
  • 709 EUR basic price
    05/05-06/06 + 25/08-12/09
  • 749 EUR seasonal price
    07/06-24/08
  • 170 EUR single room surcharge
  •   65 EUR rental bike
  • 160 EUR e-bike
  •   80 EUR additional night in double room per person, incl. breakfast
  • 110 EUR 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
Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • 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. 130 € 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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