Cycling holiday 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. 213 km / 132 miles
  • Distance per day:
    35-49 km / 22-30 miles
  • Altitude profile:
    Mostly level, a few short inclines on 2 days.
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle path, 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.

Cycling holiday on Lake Constance XL

7 days / 6 nights from EUR 819

Cycling holiday on Lake Constance - Lindau

On this tour, you will enjoy not only balanced, easy-to-cycle daily legs of the tour, but also attractive and comfortable, beautifully situated accommodation. Enjoy the international flair of Lake Constance, the local cuisine and regional wines, and an active holiday on a bike. This cycling holiday on Lake Constance is also suitable for the untrained cyclist.

Cycling holiday on Lake Constance
 
Cycling holiday on Lake Constance - Reichenau

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 am Rhein - Höri peninsula, approx. 35 km/22 mi
Cycle route along the romantic Lower Lake, Hermann-Hesse Museum, medieval Stein.

Day 3 Höri peninsula - Uhldingen, approx. 48 km/30 mi
Tour of Überlingen Lake, the historic part of Radolfzell and the pilgrimage church of Birnau are the highlights today.

Day 4 Uhldingen - Wasserburg, approx. 46 km/29 mi
Vineyards and orchards line your route. Lake Dwelling Museum of Uhldingen and the Old Castle in Meersburg are worthy of a visit.

Day 5 Wasserburg - Bad Horn, approx. 49 km/30 mi
Discover the island town of Lindau and the lake stage in Bregenz.

Day 6 Bad Horn - Constance, approx. 35 km/22 mi
Tour through so-called Swiss Cider India, passing numerous lakeside cafes and the Saurer lorry museum.

Day 7 Departure or extended stay
The tour ends after breakfast. If you like, extend your cycling holiday on Lake Constance.

Cycling holiday on Lake Constance
 
Cycling holiday on Lake Constance - Zeppelin
 
Cycling holiday on Lake Constance - Hersberg Castle
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Included in "Cycling holiday on Lake Constance XL":

  • 6 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel, no max. number of items, max. weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • entrance fee to Rosgarten Museum incl. 1 coffee
  • entrance fee to lighthouse in Lindau
  • all visitor’s taxes
  • discount voucher for winery "Spitalkellerei"
  • discount voucher for bike shop "Kultur-Rädle"
  • travel documents and maps
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional rental bike

Accommodation:

  • Category XL:
    Selected hotels at the international 4* level as per Hotelstars Union
    -  mostly right on lakeside
    -  rooms mostly have views of lake
    -  usually including spa area

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 2020:

  • Arrivals daily from 03/04 to 04/10
  • The day of arrival determines the price of your tour.

Prices:

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

  • 819 EUR super saver price
    03/04-19/04 + 27/09-04/10
  • 869 EUR saver price
    20/04-30/04 + 13/09-26/09
  • 949 EUR basic price
    01/05-14/05 + 23/08-12/09
  • 969 EUR seasonal price
    15/05 - 28/08
  • 240 EUR single room surcharge
  •   70 EUR rental bike
  • 170 EUR e-bike
  • additional nights on request

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. 110 € 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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