2022
Cycling Tour through Lake Constance Hinterland

Cycling Tour through Lake Constance Hinterland

Active bike tour through Upper Swabia and Allgäu

  Constance – Ulm – Constance

  • Radweg-Reisen Tour
  • Alpine panorama, Münster Tower Ulm, Healing mud baths in Bad Wurzach, Pfänder Mountain
  • Daily routes ●●●●●
  • Altitude profile ●●●○○

days
8

km / day avg.
75

Upper Swabia with its beautiful landscape is perfectly suited to this cycling tour. Those cyclists who are interested in a sporty and challenging tour, can explore the hilly landscape of Lake Constance hinterland, between the Danube and the Lake, crossing over the Württembergian Allgäu. The contrast between the buzz of Lake Constance with its impressive Alpine panorama and the peaceful landscapes of the Wurzer Ried and Federsee Lake is particularly attractive. 

Itinerary

  • Booking Code
    BO-KK7-sp
  • Start / Destination
    Constance
  • Duration
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 445 / 455 km
    Daily routes ●●●●●
    between 55 and 95 km, Ø 75 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
The Danube-Lake Constance Cycle Path

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.

harbour, Constance
harbour, Constance

Day 2: Constance – Bad Saulgau, approx. 95 km + ferry trip

Take the ferry from Constance to the northern shore of Lake Constance and enjoy the view of the Alpine panorama. The Lake Constance Cycle Path takes you to Immenstaad. Here you leave the Lake for now and discover the countryside further inland on your way to Markdorf. From Markdorf you cycle along the Danube – Lake Constance Cycle Path and follow it through Aulendorf and Bad Schussenried until you reach your destination Bad Saulgau.

bank, Immenstaad
bank, Immenstaad

Day 3: Bad Saulgau – Ulm, approx. 85 / 95 km

The Federsee basin is an ancient region full of culture ‒ archaeologists have made significant discoveries here from the Old Stone Age up to lake-dwellings of the Bronze Age. In the beautiful town of Rottenacker you reach the Danube which you follow to Ulm. The former Austrian town Ehingen and the renaissance-castle in Erbach are worth a visit.

Fishermen´s Quarter, Ulm
Fishermen´s Quarter, Ulm

Day 4: Ulm – Bad Wurzach, approx. 80 km

Soft, rolling hills, moors and silted-up lakes characterise this route in Northern Swabia. However, culture is also represented; Ochsenhausen is home to an impressive Benedictine Abbey. Your destination for the day is most well-known for its healing moor waters. Why not relax with a moor treatment or in the thermal baths.

town hall, Ulm
town hall, Ulm

Day 5: Bad Wurzach – Wangen im Allgäu, approx. 60 km

Today’s route is shorter, however as you are exploring the Württembergian Allgäu, it is still challenging. The Renaissance building of Zeil Castle is impressively located above Leutkirch; the winter sport and climatic health-resort of Isny is worth a visit and you are able to enjoy a relaxing evening in the well-preserved Old Town of Wangen.

fountain at Saumarkt, Wangen im Allgäu
fountain at Saumarkt, Wangen im Allgäu

Day 6: Wangen im Allgäu – Bregenz, approx. 55 km

To start off you cycle through one of the most important hop-growing regions in Germany, before orchards begin to take over the landscape. In Kressbronn you come to Lake Constance, the banks of which you follow along through Lindau until coming to the capital of Vorarlberg; Bregenz. Along the route you have the opportunity to marvel at the fascinating Alpine panorama.

Deuring castle, Bregenz
Deuring castle, Bregenz

Day 7: Bregenz – Constance, approx. 70 km

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

Inselhotel Constance
Inselhotel Constance

Day 8: Individual departure or extension of stay

After breakfast your cycling tour through Lake Constance Hinterland comes to an end and you will return home. We would, however, be more than happy to extend your stay in Constance.

cyclists, Constance
cyclists, Constance

Dates / prices / services

Season times and prices 2022

Arrival daily from 14.04.2022 to 16.10.2022Early booking discount: -15 €

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

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Season A
14.04. - 14.05.
18.09. - 16.10.
ab599 €
Season B
15.05. - 21.05.
29.05. - 31.05.
19.06. - 30.06.
21.08. - 17.09.
ab749 €
Season C
22.05. - 28.05.
01.06. - 18.06.
01.07. - 20.08.
ab899 €
All prices per person in a double room
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Services

  • 7 nights incl. breakfast, national 3* level
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel, no limit on the number of pieces, max. 20 kg / piece
  • Boat trip Constance-Staad – Meersburg incl. bike
  • Cycle route description with maps (1 x per room)
  • 7 day Service-Hotline
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Not inlcuded is the city or visitor's tax (if payable).

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For our younger cyclists

Due to the long sections of this tour, we don't recommend this one for children.

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Additional Services

Additional bookable services

Additional fee single room

239 €

All prices are per person

Additional nights

Room
Breakfast
Price
Bregenz
 DBL

95 €

 SGL

129 €

other places
 DBL

65 €

 SGL

95 €

All prices are per person

Rental Bikes

Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
89 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
199 €

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 Bike

27- or 30-gear rental bike

89 €

E-bike

199 €

Brief Information

  • Booking Code
    BO-KK7-sp
  • Start / Destination
    Constance
  • Duration
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 450 km
    Daily routes ●●●●●
    between 55 and 95 km, Ø 75 km
    Altitude profile ●●●○○
  • Route condition
    Mainly flat route but also some hilly sections. Runs along asphalted cycle paths, quiet back roads and sometimes along un-tarred laneways.
  • Parking information
    Fenced parking at our office, cost: 45 € / booked holiday, can be booked online. Free parking on public roads.
  • 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.
Cycling Tour through Lake Constance Hinterland

days
8

km / day avg.
75