Biking holidays Panorama Bike east Swiss TO

Biking: Panorama Bike

Säntis & Churfirsten

From Lake Constance the route quickly climbs steeply. You gain height and reach the hills of the Appenzell region. Take a look back at the sparkling lake and take a deep breath before you tackle the descent to Trogen.

Continue to the painted houses of Appenzell and past the foot of the Säntis to Toggenburg. At the end the Churfirsten accompany you on your way to the Waalensee. The Panorama Bike also lives up to its name in Eastern Switzerland.   

Itinerary

Lake Constance dominates the first stage of the Panorama Bike route: its imposing size becomes clear on the ascent to the Rorschacherberg. Then the view changes and the expanse of the Lake Constance region contrasts with the narrow valleys and pretty villages. The route ends amid the picture-perfect Appenzell region.

approx. 20 km (Singletrails: 1 km)
940 m
555 m

The Appenzellerland is one of the most unspoilt areas in Switzerland and its charm is difficult to match. This stage is characterized by a lovely hilly landscape, painted houses and picturesque townscapes. Along the way, the mighty Säntis massif draws ever closer, forming an impressive backdrop.

approx. 25 km (Singletrails: 0 km)
740 m
750 m

The route becomes more alpine and at the foot of the Säntis leads along alp and gravel paths to the first two «real» passes on the Panorama Bike – Schwägalp Pass and Risipass – and then down into Toggenburg.

approx. 35 km (Singletrails: 1 km)
1'260 m
1'185 m

A small steep asphalt road leads out of Toggenburg to Vorder Höhi, with wonderful views of the rugged Glarner Alps. The racy descent leads to the shores of the glistening, deep-blue Walensee.

approx. 25 km (Singletrails: 0 km)
725 m
1'150 m

Tour characteristic

Landscapewise a pleasure, biketechnically rather simple. The panorama bike in eastern Switzerland convinces with leisurely stages and makes low demands on stamina and technique. A bike tour through the hills of Appenzell and Toggenburg for connoisseurs

Prices & Dates

All data for 2020 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 25, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 19, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
every day
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020
every day
Panorama Bike East Swiss TO, CH-OSARZ-06X
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
689.-
215.-
745.-
215.-

Category: 3*-Hotels

Season 1
Apr 25, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Sep 19, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
Season 2
May 16, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020
Romanshorn/Umgebung
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Ziegelbrücke
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
125.-
180.-
79.-
119.-
125.-
180.-
79.-
119.-
Price
Mountain bike
E-MTB
155.-
185.-
Price
Travel documents digital only (reduction per room)
-30.-

Our rental bikes

Services & Information

Included:

  • 5 Overnight stays with breakfast
  • Daily luggage transport
  • Optimally worked out route guidance
  • Detailed tour documentation (1 x per room)
  • GPS-data available
  • 7-day Helpline

Not included:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Costs for collecting luggage at the station. CHF 24.- per person.

Arrival/Parking/Departure

  • Parking lot at Rorschach or Romanshorn train stations. CHF 5 – 8.- per day. Payable at destination.
  • Return Journey by train via Sargans to Rorschach or Romanshorn, duration approx. 1.5 h.

 

Travel documents "analogous"

By default, your travel package includes a set of travel documents, which we will transmit  you in advance. The following documents will inform you about your tour:

  • Travel program with all organizational details.
  • Official guidebook « Cycling Switzerland»
  • maps for your biking and/or hiking routes
  • Detailed maps about your stage locations
  • Detailed programme day-by-day

Travel documents "digital"

If you select the option "digital travel documents" when booking, we will provide you with all documents for your trip in a digital form. You will receive a small set of documents with the following content:

  • Manuals for the use of necessary apps
  • luggage tags
  • eventual vouchers

En route you will inform  yourself easily with the app of SwitzerlandMobility and other free  apps. Background information and all other documents are electronically assigned and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance.

Since this option saves resources and costs, a discount of CHF 30.- per room is offered.

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