2022
Active bike tour along the Aare

Active bike tour along the Aare

Moving swiftly along Switzerland's longest river

  Interlaken – Bern – Waldshut-Tiengen

  • Radweg-Reisen Tour
  • Mountain panoramas around Interlaken, Lake Thun, the federal city of Bern, the watchmaking city of Biel, the baroque city of Solothurn
  • Daily routes ●●●●●
  • Altitude profil ●●○○○
  • Neue Reise 2022!

days
5

km / day avg.
80

On our active bike tour along the Aare you will get to know one of the most popular cycling routes in Switzerland. You follow the course of Switzerland's largest river mostly close to the shore and, thanks to the well-developed and almost gradient-free cycle path, you make rapid progress at an average of 80 kilometres per stage. Our bike tour along the Aare begins in Interlaken. Accompanied by the peaks of the Bernese Oberland, you first follow the shore of Lake Thun, which leads you to the Aare. Get to know a piece of Switzerland on our bike tour along the Aare, which presents you with a varied mix of deep blue lakes, high alpine landscapes, the hilly Swiss midlands and impressive natural spectacles. Our bike tour along the Aare takes you to the Swiss federal city of Bern, the watch metropolis of Biel, baroque Solothurn and the city of beautiful gables, Aarau. The destination of our bike tour along the Aare is the twin town of Waldshut-Tiengen on the High Rhine.

Itinerary

  • Booking Code
    CH-IW4-sp
  • Start / Destination
    Interlaken / Waldshut-Tiengen
  • Duration
    5 days / 4 nights
  • Length
    approx. 240 km
    Daily routes ●●●●●
    between 60 and 100 km, Ø 80 km
    Altitude profile ●●○○○
Map of active bike tour along the Aare

Day 1: Individual arrival in Interlaken

Welcome to the heart of Switzerland! Situated between Lakes Thun and Brienz, Interlaken is the ideal starting point for a bike tour along the Aare. The town's local mountain is the Harder Kulm. You can reach its viewing platform comfortably by funicular. Enjoy the impressive mountain panorama of the surrounding Bernese Oberland. The Jungfrau, Eiger and Mönch mountains in particular will catch your eye.

Day 2: Interlaken – Bern, approx. 60 km

Along the shores of Lake Thun, the first stage of your active bike tour along the Aare leads you first to the small town of Thun. Pay a visit to Thun Castle with its mighty residential tower. You cycle briskly along the Aare to Bern. The old town of the Swiss capital is particularly worth seeing. Stroll along the kilometre-long shopping promenade, take a look at the Zytglog Tower and visit the Bern Cathedral, from whose 100-metre-high tower you have a fabulous view of the old town surrounded by the Aare.

Day 3: Bern – Solothurn, approx. 80 km

After turning your back on Bern, you pass Lake Wohlensee and follow the Aare to Biel. The bilingual city is known worldwide for its watch industry. Discover the many fountains in the city, try the Bieler Bsetzisteine and treat yourself to a dip in the cool waters of Lake Biel.  We continue along the meanders of the Aare to Solothurn. The capital of the canton of the same name is considered the most beautiful baroque city in Switzerland. The number 11 has a special meaning for Solothurn: in addition to 11 churches and chapels, 11 museums and 11 towers are part of the cityscape.

Day 4: Solothurn – Waldshut-Tiengen, approx. 100 km

The last stage of your bike tour along the Aare is mainly dominated by an idyllic landscape. Along the Aare meandering through fertile fields and meadows you reach Aarau. Stroll through the former capital of Switzerland, dubbed the city of beautiful gables – it's worth looking up! Continue on to the moated castle of Switzerland. Here the rivers Aare, Reuss and Limmat meet and form a generous river landscape. With Koblenz you reach the High Rhine. Your destination Waldshut-Tiengen is a stone's throw away.

Day 5: Individual departure or extension of stay

After breakfast, your bike tour along the Aare already ends. We are happy to extend your stay in Interlaken, Waldshut-Tiengen or one of the other overnight destinations with an extra night.

Dates / prices / services

Season times and prices 2022

Arrival daily from 14.04.2022 to 16.10.2022

Bookable dates are shown in the booking form. The season is dictated by the arrival date.

Show more Show less
Season A
24.04. - 29.04.
09.10. - 16.10.
from449 €
Season B
14.04. - 23.04.
30.04. - 14.05.
18.09. - 08.10.
from539 €
Season C
15.05. - 21.05.
29.05. - 31.05.
19.06. - 30.06.
21.08. - 17.09.
from579 €
Season D
22.05. - 28.05.
01.06. - 18.06.
01.07. - 20.08.
from599 €
All prices per person in a double room, without Additional Services
Show more Show less

Services

  • 4 nights incl. breakfast, national 3*-level
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel to Waldshut-Tiengen, no limit on the number of pieces, max. 20 kg / piece
  • Cycle route description with maps (1 x per room)
  • 7 day Service Hotline
Show more Show less

Not inlcuded is the city or visitor's tax (if payable).

Show more Show less

For our younger cyclists

Due to the more challenging sections, we don't recommend this tour for children.

Show more Show less

Additional Services

Additional bookable services

Additional fee single room

139 €

All prices are per person

Additional nights

Room
Breakfast
Price
Interlaken
 DBL

99 €

 SGL

139 €

Waldshut-Tiengen
 DBL

59 €

 SGL

89 €

other places
 DBL

85 €

 SGL

115 €

All prices are per person

Rental Bikes

Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
49 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
99 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 27-gear unisex bike, derailleur gears with free-wheel (men’s bikes from 1.75 m)
  • 30-gear trapezoidal frame bike, derailleur gears with free-wheel (men’s bikes from 1.75 m)
  • Electric bike (minimum age 16 years)
Fittings

Pannier, handlebar bag, milometer, bike lock, pump, repair kit

Here you find further information and pictures of our rental bikes.

Radweg-Reisen unisex bike
Unisex bike
Radweg-Reisen men's bike
Men's bike
30-gear bike, trapezoidal frame
30-gear bike, trapezoidal frame
30-gear, diamond frame
30-gear, diamond frame
Radweg-Reisen E-Bike
Unisex E-Bike, 8-speed hub gears and free-wheel
Radweg-Reisen Men's E-Bike
Men's E-Bike, 8-speed hub gears and free-wheel
Rental Bikes

27- or 30-gear Rental Bike

49 €

E-bike

99 €

Brief Information

  • Booking Code
    CH-IW4-sp
  • Start / Destination
    Interlaken / Waldshut-Tiengen
  • Duration
    5 days / 4 nights
  • Length
    approx. 240 km
    Daily routes ●●●●●
    between 60 and 100 km, Ø 80 km
    Altitude profile ●●○○○
  • Parking information
    Interlaken Centre multi-storey car park, cost approx. 25 CHF / day
    P + R Interlaken Ost, costs approx. 14 CHF / day
    No reservation possible through Radweg-Reisen.
  • Returning to Interlaken
    On your own by train incl. bike: Connections several times a day, 1 – 3 changes, duration approx. 3 – 3.5 hours.
  • Tour operated by
    Radweg-Reisen
  • Mobility note
    This holiday is suitable to only a limited extent for people with restricted mobility.
    Please contact us if you have individual requirements.

days
5

km / day avg.
80