2019
Active Bike Tour around Lake Constance

Active Bike Tour around Lake Constance

Our quickest Lake Constance bike tour including the Rhine Falls

  • Radweg-Reisen Tour
  • Round trip from Constance
  • Daily routes ●●●○○
  • Altitude profile ●●○○○

6
days

65
km / day avg.

You enjoy cycling longer distances on your bike, but also like to spend time visiting the sights of the towns or stopping for a swim? Well, then you'll really like our active bike tour around Lake Constance. Cycling an average of 65 km a day you'll pedal round the lake and visit the towns of Konstanz, Stein am Rhein and Schaffhausen, as well as Meersburg, Friedrichshafen and Bregenz. Our luggage transport service means your cycling is as trouble-free as it can get and you can enjoy the lake dwellings, the Rhine Falls or the Pfänder mountain as well as the wonderful landscape around Lake Constance to the full.

Itinerary

Lake Constance sportive

Brief Information

  • Booking code
    BO-B5-sp
  • Start / Destination
    Constance
  • Duration
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Length
    approx. 260 km
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 50 and  70 km, Ø 65 km
    Altitude profile ●●○○○
  • Route condition
    Mainly even route along tarred cycle paths, which run along by the lakeshore or along lakeshore roads.
  • Parking information
    Fenced parking at our office, cost: 40 € / booked holiday, can be booked online. Free parking on public roads.
  • Tour operated by
    Radweg-Reisen
Trainstation Konstanz
Konstanz

Day 1: Individual arrival in Constance

You start your tour in Constance, Lake Constance’s biggest town. 600 years ago this was where the Council of Constance took place, the only council to elect a pope that was held north of the Alps. The Rhine leaves Lake Constance here: 0 kilometres on its way to the North Sea. Only a few minutes by foot from the medieval town centre is the Swiss town of Kreuzlingen with its lively harbour.

Schaffhausen Munot
Schaffhausen

Day 2: Constance ‒ Schaffhausen, approx. 50 km

Your bike tour takes you out of Konstanz, off through picturesque Swiss fishing villages. Along the waterside, the path takes you to Stein am Rhein with its beautiful fresco-decorated, medieval houses. Switching several times between Germany and Switzerland you reach the canton's capital, Schaffhausen. The town, whose citizens competed in building numerous gables on their houses, is overlooked by Munot fort.

Überlingen
Überlingen

Day 3: Schaffhausen ‒ Überlingen, approx. 70 km

Following the Rhine upstream you cycle through Stein am Rhein and along the Höri peninsula to Gaienhofen. From the cycle path you have wonderful views over to the Reichenau island and its monastery and of the volcanic Hegau landscape. After you leave Radolfzell, you cross the so-called Bodanrück, a small range of hills, to arrive in Bodman. Soon you reach the former Imperial City of Überlingen.

Friedrichshafen
Friedrichshafen

Day 4: Überlingen ‒ Bregenz, approx. 70 km

Today´s stage of the route take you towards Meersburg, passing the elegant pilgrimage Birnau church, and the reconstructed lake dwellings in Uhldingen. Cycling through vineyards, you reach Friedrichshafen, home of the Zeppelin. The tour continues to the Bavarian town of Lindau, an island town. Next, you cycle along Bregenz bay with the Alps looming in the background, to finally reach today's destination.

Cycling through apple orchards

Day 5: Bregenz ‒ Constance, approx. 75 km

The start of today’s tour will lead you through the Rhine delta, an important nature conservation area. Near Altenrhein you will cross over the border to Switzerland, where you will find the market hall; the last building of the artist Friedrich Hundertwasser. You will cycle to Constance mainly through orchards and the small towns of Arbon and Romanshorn.

Ferry Konstanz-Meersburg

Day 6: Individual departure or extended stay

After breakfast your Lake Constance Cycle Route sporty comes to an end and you will return home. We would however, be more than happy to extend your holiday on the Lake.