Details of the Lake Constance trip
This is a classic tour of central Europe, cycling along Lake Constance through Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
During the tour, the most important cities of the lake are visited: Stein am Rhein, Meersburg and Lindau and the city of Bregenz.
It is an easy and bearable trip in which there are no complicated climbs or roads with traffic. Most of the route is by bike path. So if you like to cycle occasionally, you will love this trip along Lake Constance by bike.
Are you up for it?
Day 1: Arrival at Constance/Kreuzlingen
Today will be a day to get to the starting point. Relaxing day to get to know the city and rest before the adventure.
Day 2: Constance – Gailingen / Stein am Rhein / Wangen approx. 30 / 40 km
After a hearty breakfast, we will begin our journey along the southern coast of Switzerland in Untersee, seeing numerous typical villages of the area.
Afterwards, we will drive along the Höri peninsula to Stein am Rhein, full of curious houses adorned with frescoes. You will love the scenery today. Depending on where your accommodation is finally located, you may have to cross the border again.
Day 3: Gailingen – Ludwigshafen / Sipplingen / Überlingen, aprox. 40 – 60 km
In the second stage, we will continue exploring the romantic Höri peninsula. The famous painter Otto Dix and the well-known author Hermann Hesse considered this place their home for a reason.
Arriving at the imperial city of Radolfzell, you’d better take some time to rest and face the only major uphill of the trip. It will be after crossing Bodanrück and there will be no more climbing on the trip!
Day 4: Überlingen – Kressbronn / Nonnenhorn / Lindau, aprox. 50 – 60 km
During the first part of the stage we will discover fabulous vineyards that will keep us company while pedaling. We will also see the baroque church of Birnau and the medieval town of Meersburg, where we recommend visiting the castle. In the city of Friedrichshafen it is worth visiting the curious “Zeppelin Museum” before we continue pedaling through plantations of various vegetables to Kressbronn or Lindau.
Which village are you most looking forward to visiting?
Day 5: Kressbronn/ Lindau – Höchst / Horn / Arbon, aprox. 30 – 55 km
After breakfast, today will take us to Bregenz in Austria, known worldwide for its festival held on the world’s largest floating stage.
After passing Höchst, we will cross the border to reach today’s destination.
Day 6: Höchst/Arbon – Constanza, aprox. 30 – 55 km
Today will be the last day of cycling around Lake Constance. We will arrive in Romanshorn, and we will head to Constance through numerous villages with very curious half-timbered houses.
To finish, we recommend to get lost in the streets of Constance, visit the old town and have an ice cream by the harbor…
Optional services not included:
What is it like to do the Lake Constance bike trip
The accommodations for this trip have been selected for their quality and location, as close as possible to the route. Always valuing the comfort when arriving with the bike and inspected by our team. They are 3-4 star hotels and rural tourism accommodations, always in private rooms with bathroom and good food!
I am only one person, can I still book?
Yes, you can book as a single traveler.
Is it possible to rent a bike?
Yes, this trip can be done with either your bike or ours. You can choose it during the booking process, hybrid or electric mountain bikes are available.
Is the daily luggage transfer between accommodations included?
Yes, every day we will take your luggage to the next hotel. You only have to leave it at the reception desk, and we will take care of everything. Normally it will already be at the hotel when you arrive.
Is it possible to cancel?
We want to be as flexible as possible. Therefore, in case of unforeseen circumstances, we will do our best to change the dates of the trip free of charge so that you can travel within the same year, as long as you let us know at least 3 weeks in advance.
And if your plans change and you want to cancel the trip before the start date, the following handling fees will apply:
– with more than 30 days, the management fees will be 20% of the amount of the trip.
– between 30 and 15 days, the handling fee will be 50% of the amount of the trip.
– with less than 14 days, the amount to be paid will be 100% of the amount of the trip.
In order to have more flexibility, we recommend taking out travel, assistance, CR and cancellation insurance. Check with us the conditions. Please note that the price of the insurance is not refunded once contracted in case of cancellation or modification.
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