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Cycling holidays Rhine Highlights

Cycling: Rhine-Route

Lake of Constance, Rhinefall, Basel

The impressions you get on this tour fit together like a puzzle: romantic riverside paths, straight as an arrow asparagus fields, cute timbered houses, endless power poles, stoic fishermen, sunburnt salt towers, unsimilar-similar German-Swiss bridge cities and exciting roman ruins. In the end, you ride through busy agglomeration past huge production halls oft the chemical industry and cargoships into the tripoint around Basel.    

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Itinerary

The tripoint in eastern Switzerland is your starting point.

The Lake of Constance (Bodensee): the soul of Europe. The area around the shimmering silver-green «Swabian sea» is an ancient cultural landscape. Despite its lively lakeside scene, Thurgau remains a serene slice of countryside with castles and extensive orchards. 

approx. 35 – 45 km
195 – 225 m
190 – 225 m

The lovely landscape along the long ribbon of the Untersee appealed to Napoleon, the richly-decorated town of Stein am Rhein attracts thousands of visitors every year, as does Europe’s mightiest waterfall, the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen. 

approx. 45 – 50 km
330 – 360 m
325 – 350 m

The Hochrhein has made its bed between Schwarzwald and the Jura, at times wide and unhurried, at others narrow and wild. Attractive floodplains and historic little villages add cultural enjoyment to this stage.

approx. 50 km
570 m
620 m

Starting in the Bad Zurzach wellness oasis, the stage leads to Koblenz, the historic old town with 4 bridges close to the Klingnau reservoir. The Rheinfelden destination – Switzerland's oldest “Zähringer” town – follows soon after the picturesque little town of Laufenburg. 

approx. 55 km
305 m
375 m

Cycle where the ancient Romans lived and enjoyed their games: Augusta Raurica with its silver treasure. The agglomeration is already pulsating, the asphalt sweating, commuters groaning; Basel beckons with hustle, bustle and cultural attractions. 

approx. 25 km
155 m
150 m

Tour character

The route mainly follows the shore of the Rhine and Lake of Constance – between Schaffhausen and Basel there are no noteworthy climbs.  

The Rhine-Route at SwitzerlandMobility

Prices & Dates

All data for 2022 at a glance
Place of arrival: Rorschach/surrounding
  Season 1
19.03.2022 - 08.04.2022
23.04.2022 - 20.05.2022
24.09.2022 - 16.10.2022

every day
Season 2
09.04.2022 - 22.04.2022
21.05.2022 - 23.09.2022

every day
Rhine Highlights cat. A TO, CH-OSRRB-07A
Base price
975.-
1'059.-
Surcharge Single Room 329.- 329.-
Rhine Highlights cat. A TO, CH-OSRRB-07A
Base price
975.-
1'059.-
Surcharge Single Room 329.- 329.-
Rhine Highlights cat. B TO, CH-OSRRB-07B
Base price
889.-
959.-
Surcharge Single Room 285.- 285.-
Rhine Highlights cat. B TO, CH-OSRRB-07B
Base price
889.-
959.-
Surcharge Single Room 285.- 285.-

Category A: selected 4*-hotels at the best locations

Category B: middle class hotels & pensions

Season 1
Mar 19, 2022 - Apr 8, 2022
Apr 23, 2022 - May 20, 2022
Sep 24, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022
every day
Season 2
Apr 9, 2022 - Apr 22, 2022
May 21, 2022 - Sep 23, 2022
every day
Rhine Highlights cat. A TO, CH-OSRRB-07A
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
Rhine Highlights cat. A TO, CH-OSRRB-07A
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
Rhine Highlights cat. B TO, CH-OSRRB-07B
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
Rhine Highlights cat. B TO, CH-OSRRB-07B
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
975.-
329.-
975.-
329.-
889.-
285.-
889.-
285.-
1'059.-
329.-
1'059.-
329.-
959.-
285.-
959.-
285.-

Category A: selected 4*-hotels at the best locations

Category B: middle class hotels & pensions

Season 1
Mar 19, 2022 - Apr 8, 2022
Apr 23, 2022 - May 20, 2022
Sep 24, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022
Season 2
Apr 9, 2022 - Apr 22, 2022
May 21, 2022 - Sep 23, 2022
Rorschach/surrounding A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Basel A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Rorschach/surrounding A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Basel A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Rorschach/surrounding B Standard
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Basel B Standard
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Rorschach/surrounding B Standard
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Basel B Standard
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
115.-
165.-
115.-
165.-
115.-
165.-
115.-
165.-
89.-
124.-
89.-
124.-
89.-
124.-
89.-
124.-
115.-
165.-
115.-
165.-
115.-
165.-
115.-
165.-
89.-
124.-
89.-
124.-
89.-
124.-
89.-
124.-
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Rorschach/surrounding
  Season 1
Mar 19, 2022 - Apr 8, 2022
Apr 23, 2022 - May 20, 2022
Sep 24, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022

every day
Season 2
Apr 9, 2022 - Apr 22, 2022
May 21, 2022 - Sep 23, 2022

every day
Rorschach/surrounding A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB) 115.- 115.-
Extra night single room (BB) 165.- 165.-
Basel A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB) 115.- 115.-
Extra night single room (BB) 165.- 165.-
Rorschach/surrounding A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB) 115.- 115.-
Extra night single room (BB) 165.- 165.-
Basel A Komfort
Extra night double room (BB) 115.- 115.-
Extra night single room (BB) 165.- 165.-
Rorschach/surrounding B Standard
Extra night double room (BB) 89.- 89.-
Extra night single room (BB) 124.- 124.-
Basel B Standard
Extra night double room (BB) 89.- 89.-
Extra night single room (BB) 124.- 124.-
Rorschach/surrounding B Standard
Extra night double room (BB) 89.- 89.-
Extra night single room (BB) 124.- 124.-
Basel B Standard
Extra night double room (BB) 89.- 89.-
Extra night single room (BB) 124.- 124.-
Filter
Countrybike 27-speed
Electric bike
125.-
249.-
Prices per person in CHF

Our rental bikes

Services & Information

Services

Included:

  • 6 overnight stays in the selected category incl. breakfast
  • Daily luggage transfer
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel documents (1 x per room)
  • GPS-data available
  • Service Hotline

Note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Reservation fee of CHF 15 per adult (incl. legally required customer money protection) 
Information

Arrival/Parking/Departure:

  • Chargeable parking spaces in Rorschach, no reservation possible, payable on location. 
  • Journey back by train from Basel to Rorschach. Duration: approx. 2.5 hours.
Travel Documents

Travel documents "digital” 

In future we will reduce the amount of printed documents. You will receive instructions to help you find your way around using the SwitzerlandMobility app.  We will provide you with further information online. In advance you will receive a small package of documents with the following contents: 

  • Description of how to use the necessary apps 
  • Detailed programme for the individual stages 
  • Annual subscription to SwitzerlandMobility Plus 
  • Luggage tags 
  • Any vouchers

On the way, you can easily find your way with the SwitzerlandMobility app and other freely accessible aids. Background information and all other documents are delivered electronically and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance. 

Let us know if you don't want to do without maps. We will send them to you free of charge. 

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