Lake Chiemsee Cycling Holidays
Start: Rosenheim

Your Itinerary

Lake Chiemsee Explorer Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £699 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Explore one of the most beautiful regions of Germany by bike
• Discover typical Bavarian towns in the Inn-Salzach style
• Visit churches and monasteries along the way.
• Lake Chiemsee is also known as the ‘Bavarian Sea’
• Sample traditional beers and foods local to the area!

Cycle Route profile
All in all, this tour is easy to cycle, with a few climbs, and only partly on hilly terrain. The route we have chosen for you is really beautiful and you will find yourself on bike paths, country lanes, and side roads. Very short sections have to be cycled on roads with more traffic.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary

1st day: Arrival in Rosenheim

Tour information and bike fitting. We recommend taking a stroll through the romantic inner city with its Max Josef square and through the park of the former Provincial Garden Show at the Inn meadows.

2nd day: Rosenheim – Wasserburg approx. 35 km

Taking the cycle path along the river Inn, you will get to Wasserburg. On your way, you should visit the famous rococo church in Rott am Inn. Wasserburg, the town at the loop of the river Inn, is absolutely worth seeing.

The vibrant historic old town impresses with its colourful Gothic houses and you can discover many hidden gems in the city.

3rd day: Wasserburg – Mühldorf approx. 50 km

Today, you will cycle comfortably along the beautiful Inn cycle path to Gars with its Redemptorist monastery and then further to Jettenbach. Here, you should definitely taste the traditional Bavarian beer of the royal brewery of the Counts of Toerring.

At the end of today’s stage, you will get to the historic city centre of Mühldorf with its typical buildings in the typical Inn-Salzach style.

4th day: Mühldorf – Trostberg/Altenmarkt approx. 55 km

The river Inn’s meanders will lead you to Altötting, which has been the most important place of pilgrimage in Germany for more than 500 years.

Do not miss the “Black Madonna” in the famous chapel “Gnadenkapelle” on the Kapellplatz square. Then, you will continue your journey along the river Alz to Trostberg/Altenmarkt. We recommend a visit to the former monastery Baumburg of the Augustinian canons.

5th day: Trostberg/Altenmarkt – Lake Chiemsee approx. 40 km

The former Benedictine monastery Seeon is one of the most beautiful historic buildings in the Chiemgau region and is now used as a cultural and educational centre.

Soon, you will have reached the nature reserve Eggstätter Seenplatte. 18 lakes and forests form a unique landscape, which make hikers and bikers particularly happy.

On wonderful paths, you will continue your trip to Lake Chiemsee. Tonight, you will stay in a pretty town such as Prien, Bernau, and Übersee, among others.

6th day: Lake Chiemsee. approx. 60km

The “Bavarian Sea” offers many opportunities for a beautiful day. You can take a boat to the islands Herrenchiemsee (Kind Ludwig’s Castle) and Frauenchiemsee (optional). Or you can ride your bike around the entire lake.

Parts of this stage can also be done by boat or by taking a special bike bus (optional). And, of course, you can also relax at one of the many bathing facilities at the lake.

7th day: Lake Chiemsee – Rosenheim approx. 40 km

Via Rimsting, you will cycle on scenic trails from Lake Chiemsee to Lake Simsee, the favourite lake of the people in Rosenheim.

Idyllically embedded in a gently rolling landscape, this lake possesses largely pristine riparian zones full of reed. From here, it is not far to Rosenheim, where you first started your tour.

8th day: Departure or Extension of Trip

Depart after breakfast.

Map & Route Information

Route features
All in all, this tour is easy to cycle, with a few climbs, and only partly on hilly terrain. The route we have chosen for you is really beautiful and you will find yourself on bike paths, country lanes, and side roads. Very short sections have to be cycled on roads with more traffic.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

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Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Lake Chiemsee Explorer tour stays in 3* / 4* hotels and good guesthouses carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.


- Overnight stays in the listed category
– Breakfast buffet
– Personal tour information
– Luggage transfer between hotels
– Excellently planned routes
– Detailed travel information (route maps or overview maps, route description, tourist attractions, important telephone numbers)
– Route signposting
– Service hotline for the duration of the tour
– GPS tracks available
– Service hotline for the duration of the tour

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Rental Bike Information

Quality, comfortable and sturdy bikes

We understand that well made bikes are essential for an enjoyable cycling holiday. All bikes are based on technology from leading Austrian bike manufacturer ‘KTM’ and serviced by an expert mechanic.

The bikes use good quality components to give you confidence in the bike on your holiday and comfortable riding on varied cycle paths and roads.

About the bikes

You will be given an easily identifiable, solid and sturdy aluminum trekking bike with V-brakes, solid wheels, almost puncture resistant tyres. Each bike has been built through continuous development and feedback from customers.

Each bike is also fitted with a dynamo lighting system for ease, handlebar bag, pannier, mudguards and comfortable saddle made by Selle Royal.

You can also bring your own saddle and adapter with you (diameter of seat post from 27, 2 to 31, 4 mm). We help you with the fitting of saddles and SPD shoes should you require assistance.

Gear systems

7-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano NEXUS gear hub. Gears can be changed anytime even whilst stationary.

21-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano ALIVIO derailleur. The ALIVIO system is robust and easy to use.

Frame sizes

The following frame sizes are available on tours with the bikes shown in the picture:

Unisex frame 21-gears with free wheel. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 / 43 cm
Unisex 7-gears-bikes with back pedal brake. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 cm

Men’s speed bikes 21-gears with freewheel and crossbar. Sizes: 64 / 60 / 56 “sloping crossbar” cm
(Must be reserved in advance!)

We will request your heights at the time of booking to ensure correct bike sizing.


We high-quality accessories for your holiday from well-known manufacturers:

• Waterproof rear pannier
• Waterproof handlebar bag
• Service-Set with tools and extra bicycle tube
• Bike pump
• Combination lock

Electric Bikes (E-Bikes) are available!

E-Bikes are available on this holiday. For more information about the benefits of E-Bikes, please find out more here

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Your Prices

Lake Chiemsee Explorer, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.

2018 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 21.04. and 06.10.2018

Season 1: 21.04. – 10.05.2018 | 28.09. – 06.10.2018
Arrival Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Season 2: 11.05. – 21.06.2018 | 31.08. – 27.09.2018
Arrival Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Season 3: 22.06. – 30.08.2018
Arrival Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £699 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £749 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £799 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £189
Half Board Upgrade: £169
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Hotel Category Descriptions
Category: 3*** and 4****-hotels, simpler category in Wasserburg possible.

Extra nights are available to book on this tour!
Prices are per person per night and based on two sharing. Single supplements apply.

For extra nights, you will stay in the same hotel. Please let us know if you wish to book extra nights at the start or at the end of the tour when completing your ‘Booking Request’.

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

Bike Insurance
This tour benefits from bike insurance against rental bike theft and damage in the holiday price! Please make sure you lock up the bike, leave it where told by the hotel and treat your hire bicycle as if the bike was your own. Any negligent treatment of the bike will exempt you from cover.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
Contact us | F.A.Qs

Holiday Price: £699
Single Supplement: £189

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Call: 0800 731 1631

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