Lake Constance - Short trip
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Constance or any of the other tour destinations
  • Duration of trip:
    5 days / 4 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 160 km / 100 mi
  • Distance per day:
    45-60 km / 31-37 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Mainly level ground; one day includes a few short inclines.
  • Profile:
    Mostly separate, 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.

Lake Constance - Short trip

5 days / 4 nights from EUR 259

Lake Constance - Short trip

If you are strapped for time but love cycling, our short tour is ideal. You will around the lake cycle almost completely and experience three different countries which offer picturesque towns, beautiful bathing spots and cosy beer gardens. You should have a good level of fitness, therefore this tour is not suitable for small children. You can also book this journey as a comfort tour.

Lake Constance - Short trip
 

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 Konstanz - Überlingen - Friedrichshafen, approx. 45 km/28 mi
Tour along the Überlingen Lake, passing the pilgrimage church of Birnau and romantic Meersburg. Boat trip Wallhausen-Überlingen included!

Day 3 Friedrichshafen - Höchst, approx. 60 km/37 mi
You pass small attractive villages and the island town of Lindau. We recommend visiting the lake stage in Bregenz.

Day 4 Höchst - Constance, approx. 55 km/34 mi
Tour through Switzerland; many lakeside cafes, places to bathe and the Saurer lorry museum.

Day 5 Departure or extended stay
The tour ends after breakfast. If you like, extend your cycle tour on Lake Constance.

Lake Constance Cycle Path - Constance
 
Lake Constance Cycle Path - Constance
 
Lake Constance Cycle Path
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Included in "Lake Constance - Short trip":

  • 4 overnight stays B&B in your reserved category
  • 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
  • boat trip Wallhausen - Überlingen incl. bike
  • all visitor’s taxes
  • Discount voucher for winery "Spitalkellerei"
  • Discount voucher for bike shop and tour provider "Kultur-Rädle"
  • travel documents and maps
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional rental bike

Accommodation:

  • Category S:
    Basic inns and hotels, all rooms with shower or bath/WC.
  • 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 2020:

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

Prices for category S:

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

  • 259 EUR super saver price
    03/04-19/04 + 27/09-04/10
  • 329 EUR saver price
    20/04-30/04 + 13/09-26/09
  • 389 EUR basic price
    01/05-15/05 + 23/08-12/09
  • 409 EUR seasonal price
    15/05-22/08
  • 100 EUR single room surcharge
  •   50 EUR rental bike
  • 130 EUR e-bike
  •   60 EUR additional B&B  in double room pp
  •   90 EUR additional night B&B in single room

Prices for category L:

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

  • 379 EUR super saver price
    03/04-19/04 + 27/09-04/10
  • 449 EUR saver price
    20/04-30/04 + 13/09-26/09
  • 509 EUR basic price
    01/05-15/05 + 23/08-12/09
  • 529 EUR seasonal price
    15/05-22/08
  • 120 EUR single room surcharge
  •   50 EUR rental bike
  • 130 EUR e-bike
  •   90 EUR additional night B&B in double room
  • 120 EUR additional night B&B in single room

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
Info/booking
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