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Cycling holidays Lake Constance

Mainau, Zeppelin and Mostindien.

You will have to look around hard to find another classic cycle path that is as popular as Lake Constance. Three countries participate in the large lake in the heart of Europe. Austria, Germany and Switzerland add a special flair to the lake. This unique symbiosis of various cultures contributed a number of precious treasures of art. To mention only a few of them: Cultural heritage Island Reichenau, baroque style pilgrims church Birnau or the historic old town of Stein on Rhine. Add the marvellous countryside along the lake and a cycle path winding the way through idyllic meadows, along glittering water and in front of the stunning peaks of the Alps.

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Itinerary

Make the most of your stay and visit flower island Mainau or stroll through the very well maintained old town of Constance. Here the Council of Constance met from 1414 to 1418 in the Munster and the Council House under presiding Emperor Sigismund. The objective of the council was a thorough reform of the roman-catholic church. Very interesting are also the aquariums of Seal Life Centre and the archaeological museum. Distribution of your rental bicycles (if booked). Overnight stay is in Constance.

On the southern shore of the Lake Untersee you cycle along the lake trough picturesque Swiss fishing villages to Stein am Rhein with its frescoed medieval houses. From there it is only a stone’s throw to the town of Gallingen.

approx. 40 to 50 km | approx. 30 to 40 km

Today you will circumnavigate the Höri peninsula, where Otto Dix and Herman Hesse once lived. You take a brake in the old imperial and present-day spa town Radolfszell. Afterwards you cross the Bodnarück and have to accept a very short gradient. The arrival at the Lake Überlingen See compensate with great views of the Swabian Sea.

approx. 50 to 40 km | approx. 30 to 40 km

You cycle through vineyards to Friedrichshafen. On the way you will pass the baroque pilgrimage church Birnau. In Meersburg you should visit the beautiful old town and the old castle. A visit of the Zeppelin Museum in Friedrichshafen is worthwhile. Your journey continues to Kressbronn or to the island town of Lindau.

approx. 60 km | approx. 45 to 60 km

Cycling through large orchards you reach Bavarian Lindau, picturesque city on a peninsula. Next station is Bregenz. The capital of Austrian federal country Vorarlberg is renowned for the yearly summer festival on the biggest lake-stage worldwide. Afterwards you cross the delta of river Rhine, home of an important natural reserve. Overnight stay is in the region Höchst/Rorschach.

approx. 50 km | approx. 40 to 50 km

On your last day you visit Romanshorn, largest and most important Swiss port on Lake Constance. Along the lake you cross the apple-canton Thurgau. Tidy little half timbered villages line the way back to Constance. Today you should visit island Mainau, if you did not have the opportunity earlier. Return of rental bicycles and overnight in Constance.

approx. 35 km | approx. 60 km
Map Lake Constance Loop Tour

Tour character

The first stages are a little bit hilly. Lake Constance cycle path runs along the edge of the lake, mostly flat and without traffic. Sometimes minor roads are used, allowing beautiful scenic views. Appropriate for families.

Prices & dates

All data at a glance
Place of arrival: Constance/Kreuzlingen
  Season 1
27.03.2021 - 31.03.2021
05.04.2021 - 17.04.2021
01.10.2021 - 24.10.2021

Every day
Season 2
01.04.2021 - 04.04.2021
18.04.2021 - 05.05.2021
07.06.2021 - 10.06.2021
14.06.2021 - 17.06.2021
21.06.2021 - 24.06.2021
12.09.2021 - 30.09.2021

Every day
Season 3
06.05.2021 - 10.05.2021
16.05.2021 |
24.05.2021 - 27.05.2021
06.06.2021 |
11.06.2021 - 13.06.2021
18.06.2021 - 20.06.2021
25.06.2021 - 30.06.2021
22.08.2021 - 11.09.2021

Every day
Season 4
11.05.2021 - 15.05.2021
17.05.2021 - 23.05.2021
28.05.2021 - 05.06.2021
01.07.2021 - 21.08.2021

Every day
Lake Constance compact, 7 days Cat. A, DE-BORKK-07A
Base price
765.-
899.-
989.-
1'055.-
Surcharge single room 295.- 295.- 295.- 295.-
Lake Constance compact, 7 days Cat. B, DE-BORKK-07B
Base price
589.-
699.-
779.-
839.-
Surcharge single room 199.- 199.- 199.- 199.-

Category A: 3***- or 4****hotels

Category B: 2**- or 3***hotels

Season 1
Mar 27, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
Every day
Season 2
Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 4, 2021
Apr 18, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Jun 7, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 17, 2021
Jun 21, 2021 - Jun 24, 2021
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021
Every day
Season 3
May 6, 2021 - May 10, 2021
May 16, 2021 |
May 24, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Jun 6, 2021 |
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021
Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021
Every day
Season 4
May 11, 2021 - May 15, 2021
May 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021
May 28, 2021 - Jun 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
Every day
Lake Constance compact, 7 days Cat. A, DE-BORKK-07A
Base price
Surcharge single room
Lake Constance compact, 7 days Cat. B, DE-BORKK-07B
Base price
Surcharge single room
765.-
295.-
589.-
199.-
899.-
295.-
699.-
199.-
989.-
295.-
779.-
199.-
1'055.-
295.-
839.-
199.-

Category A: 3***- or 4****hotels

Category B: 2**- or 3***hotels

Season 1
Mar 27, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
Season 2
Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 4, 2021
Apr 18, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Jun 7, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 17, 2021
Jun 21, 2021 - Jun 24, 2021
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021
Season 3
May 6, 2021 - May 10, 2021
May 16, 2021 - May 16, 2021
May 24, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Jun 6, 2021 - Jun 6, 2021
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021
Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021
Season 4
May 11, 2021 - May 15, 2021
May 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021
May 28, 2021 - Jun 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021
Constance/Kreuzlingen
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Constance/Kreuzlingen
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
95.-
144.-
69.-
104.-
95.-
144.-
69.-
104.-
95.-
144.-
69.-
104.-
95.-
144.-
69.-
104.-
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Constance/Kreuzlingen
  Season 1
Mar 27, 2021 - Mar 31, 2021
Apr 5, 2021 - Apr 17, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021

Every day
Season 2
Apr 1, 2021 - Apr 4, 2021
Apr 18, 2021 - May 5, 2021
Jun 7, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021
Jun 14, 2021 - Jun 17, 2021
Jun 21, 2021 - Jun 24, 2021
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021

Every day
Season 3
May 6, 2021 - May 10, 2021
May 16, 2021 |
May 24, 2021 - May 27, 2021
Jun 6, 2021 |
Jun 11, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021
Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 20, 2021
Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 30, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021

Every day
Season 4
May 11, 2021 - May 15, 2021
May 17, 2021 - May 23, 2021
May 28, 2021 - Jun 5, 2021
Jul 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2021

Every day
Constance/Kreuzlingen
Extra night double room (BB) 95.- 95.- 95.- 95.-
Extra night single room (BB) 144.- 144.- 144.- 144.-
Constance/Kreuzlingen
Extra night double room (BB) 69.- 69.- 69.- 69.-
Extra night single room (BB) 104.- 104.- 104.- 104.-
Filter
Bicycle 21-gear
Electric bicycle
95.-
239.-
Prices per person in CHF

Services and information

Services

Included:

  • 6 overnight stays in chosen category incl. breakfest
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room 
  • 1 Entrance rosarium museum Constance, 1 cup of coffee is included
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

Note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Start and End of the trip is possible at each destination without additional costs
  • Half board is not possible for this trip

Optional:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

 

Information

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Constance train station
  • Hotel parking spaces are available from CHF 12.- to CHF 25.- per week
  • In Constance you can park at the office for CHF 45.-per week, reservation necessary, to be paid for in advance

 

Ratings

4.7 of 5 Stars (9 Ratings)
4 stars
Geneviève B. CH | 15.10.2021
Entre lac et vergers
J'ai apprécié la diversité des paysages, tantôt lac, tantôt vergers, champs et forets.
5 stars
Joël M. CH | 11.08.2021
Notre première expérience en vélo
L’itinéraire et les étapes sont bien réparties, le côté allemand est magnifique car nous longeons le bord du lac.
5 stars
Simon Otth CH | 08.08.2020
Sehr gut
Allerbeste Organisation, Hotels entsprachen der gewählten Kategorie. Wunderschöne Strecke.
5 stars
Roland P. CH | 08.07.2020
Documents et gpx à recevoir avant le départ. Un bravo pour l'organisation en plein coronavirus.
Le voyage a été très bien, les hôtels conformes à notre attente et le transport des bagages sans faille. Mais nous aurions aimé recevoir tous les documents bien avant notre départ. Le dossier imprimé pourrait aussi être plus simple, car il comporte des pages qui ne concernent pas notre voyage. Un bravo pour l'organisation en plein coronavirus!
4 stars
Séverine P. CH | 06.10.2019
Très belle région côté Allemagne
Le début de semaine et la partie allemande du séjour étaient top. Le retour entre Bregenz et Staad (partie suisse) est décevante. Rarement au bord du lac, la piste cyclable côté Suisse se trouve souvent entre grandes routes/autoroutes et voies de chemin de fer. Le bord du lac est ultra bétonné ce qui n'est le cas ni en Autriche, ni en Allemagne, dont les villages et itinéraires cyclables sont superbes.
5 stars
Michel D. CH | 02.09.2019
Excellence découverte de la région lac de Constance
Nous avons été enchanté de l'accueil et de la qualité des hébergements.
5 stars
Gérald P. CH | 12.08.2019
Magnifique
Tout était magnifique un seul bémol la nuitée à Arbon Peu d animation dans le village Peu de restaurant intéressant dans le village
5 stars
Raphaël Ackermann CH | 06.08.2019
excellente organisation
Pour notre premier voyage en famille à vélos, nous ne sommes pas déçus : itinéraire magnifique et abordable aux enfants, excellents hôtels en catégorie A et service de transfert des bagages très fiable.
4 stars
Markus Heger CH | 06.07.2018
Schöne und abwechlungsreiche Rundfahrt mit dem Fahrrad
Die Rund tour um den Bodensee hat uns sehr gefallen. Sie ist nicht zu anstrengend und doch muss man immer weiter radeln um nach ca. 50 km am Ziel zu sein. In den grösseren Städten wie Schaffhausen hat man nicht so viel Zeit um sich umzuschauen. Vielleicht wäre ein Rad freier Tag gut. Besten Dank für die gute Organisation

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