Lake Constance Cycle Path Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £599 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Follow the classic cycle path around the lake
• Enjoy three countries in one tour – Austria, Germany and Switzerland
• Admire the wonderful countryside around the lake
• One of the most popular cycle paths in Europe
Cycle Route Profile
You go around the whole lake and even visit the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen. Altogether you have three nights in Constance and enough time to discover this beautiful city.
On day 7 slightly hilly but otherwise level, mostly on dedicated paved cycle paths close to the lake. The path sometimes follows brief sections that are unpaved; around Friedrichshafen the cycle path is alongside the main road. The banks of the lake are widely accessible to the public. Suitable for families.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
1st day: Individual arrival in Constance/Kreuzlingen
You start the tour in Constance, the largest city around the lake.
2nd day: Constance – Radolfzell – Überlingen, approx. 50 km
On your way to Überlingen you pass through the old imperial city Radolfzell and then cycle across the “Bodanrück“.
3rd day: Überlingen – Kressbronn, approx. 50 km
Today you cycle to Friedrichshafen via Meersburg with its old Castle. From Friedrichshafen through orchards to Kressbronn.
4th day: Kressbronn – Höchst/Rorschach, approx. 35/50km
The first highlight is the Bavarian city Lindau – visit the city center on the island. Soon after you reach the Austrian border and Bregenz, where you should visit the lake stage. Your destination for the day is Höchst in Austria or Rorschach in Switzerland.
5th day: Höchst/Rorschach – Constance/Kreuzlingen, approx. 35-55 km
You cycle through the Canton of Thurgau with its huge apple orchards. The route takes you through small
villages back to Constance.
6th day: Constance – Schaffhausen, approx. 50 km
Through picturesque Swiss fishing villages along the South shore of the Untersee via Stein am Rhein to Schaffhausen.
7th day: Schaffhausen – Rhine Falls – Constance/Kreuzlingen, approx. 55 km + boat trip
Today you cycle to the Rhine Falls, the largest European waterfalls. On the other side of the Rhine back to Stein am Rhein and along the “Höri“ to Gaienhofen and by boat to Reichenau Island. From there back to Constance.
8th day: Individual departure or extension of stay
The first three stages are a little bit hilly. Lake Constance cycle path runs along the edge of the lake, mostly flat and without traffic. Sometimes minor roads are used, allowing beautiful scenic views. Appropriate for families.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Lake Constance Cycle Path tour stays in 3* and 4* 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.
- 7 overnights in the chosen category incl. breakfast or breakfast buffet
– Half board, if booked: at least three-course dinner (Supplement Payable)
– Luggage transfer, no limited number of luggage, max 20 kg per piece
– Detailed travel documents and maps
– Entrée rosarium museum Constance, 1 cup of coffee is included
– 1 bottle of Lake Constance wine per Room (in category A only)
– Boat tour Wallhausen – Ueberlingen incl bicycle
– Boat tour Rhine waterfalls
– 7-days-service hotline
Comfortable Unisex and men’s bikes (from 1.85 m) in various frame heights with 7 gears, internally geared hubs with back pedal function or 21 gear derailleur.
E-bikes, tandems, teenager´s bikes (20-26 inches), children´s trailers and other types of trailers are also available.
All bikes come equipped with panniers, mileometer, bicycle lock and puncture repair kit. Bike basket (instead of pannier) and handlebar bag with map compartment available, please specify when booking (subject to availability).
Lake Constance Cycle Path, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.
2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 01.04. – 28.04.2017 | 01.10. – 24.10.2017
Season 2: 29.04. – 19.05.2017 | 18.09. – 30.06.2017 | 27.08. – 30.09.2017
Season 3: 20.05. – 17.06.2017 | 01.07. – 26.08.2017
Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £599 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £699 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £729 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £189
Half Board Upgrade: £159
Electric Bike Upgrade: £89
Hotel Category Description
Category A: 3* Hotels
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.
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.
Holiday Price: £599
Single Supplement: £189