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    Rheinfall Schaffhausen © Radweg-Reisen GmbH

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    Stein am Rhein in der Schweiz © Radweg-Reisen GmbH

Circular cycle tour around Lake Constance incl. Rhinefall

By bike to Europe's biggest waterfall


The Lake Constance cycle route is the most popular cycle route in Europe. On this tour you will cycle all around the lake and thereby get to know three countries and four islands: Reichenau, Mainau, Lindau and Werd. The main highlights are the medieval towns of Constance, Stein, Meersburg and Lindau.
Duration
8 days/ 7 nights
Travel period
14.04.2024 - 03.10.2024
Anreise: Daily
Bookable from
1 person(s)
Total length of tour
310 km
Characteristics of the tour
Level of difficulty: easyCircular tour (1st and last overnight stay in the same hotel)Partner tour (arranged by another tour operator)
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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Individual arrival in Constance
    Take the chance to visit Mainau island or take a walk through the old town of Constance. The aquariums in the Sea Life Center and the Archaeological Museum are also recommended.
    Overnight stay in Constance
  • Day 2: Constance – Ludwigshafen/Überlingen (approx. 35 - 50 km)
    Today’s cycle tour leads through Allensbach and Radolfzell along the Höri peninsula, where the writer Hermann Hesse and the artist Otto Dix once lived. Further on the cycle path takes you to the Überlinger Lake and you will reach Überlingen.
    Overnight stay in Ludwigshafen (Category B) or Überlingen (Category A & B)
  • Day 3: Ludwigshafen/Überlingen – Kressbronn/Nonnenhorn/Lindau (approx. 45 – 60 km)
    From Überlingen you will cycle to Friedrichshafen. You will pass by the baroque pilgrimage church of Birnau and the ancient town of Meersburg on the way. In Friedrichshafen the Zeppelin museum is worth visiting. Finally you reach Kressbronn.
    Overnight stay in Kressbronn or Lindau (Category A) or Nonnenhorn (Category B)
  • Day 4: Kressbronn/Nonnenhorn/Lindau – Höchst/Arbon/Rorschach (ca. 30 – 55 km)
    Today you will travel towards the Bavarian town of Lindau, which is picturesquely situated on an island. Then you will head on towards Bregenz. The capital town of Vorarlberg is famous for its annual drama festival on the largest lake theatre in the world. You will then pass through an important nature reserve on the Rhein delta.
    Overnight stay in Höchst or Arbon (Category A) or Rorschach (Category B)
  • Day 5: Höchst/Arbon/Rorschach – Constance (approx. 30 – 50 km)
    Your todays tour leads you through Romanshorn, with the most important Swiss harbour on Lake Constance. You will pass many villages full with wooden framed houses on your way back to Constance. You can visit Mainau island today if you haven’t already done so.
    Overnight stay in Constance
  • Day 6: Constance – Schaffhausen (approx. 50 km)
    You will pass picturesque swiss fishing villages at the youth bank of the Untersee while cycling to Stein am Rhein. Take your time to discover the St. Georgen abbey and its sourroundings before cycling to Schaffhausen which is overlooked by the Munot fort.
    Overnight stay in Schaffhausen
  • Day 7: Schaffhausen – Rhinefall – Constance (approx. 45 km + boat trip)
    In the morning of your last cycling day you will visit the Rhinefall at Neuhausen, the largest waterfall in Central Europe. A boat will bring you to the Rhinefall rocks, so you will experience the full force of the thunderous waters. Afterwards your will go back to Stein am Rhein by bike and follow the cycle path to Gaienhofen. A boat will take you to Reichenau island which was a major theologically centre in medieval times and today listed as UNESCO world cultural heritage. You will then follow the cycle path to Constance or Kreuzlingen.
    Overnight stay in Constance
  • Day 8: Individual departure or extension
    Of course you can always extend your bicycle tour around the Lake Constance with extra nights in Constance or other towns along the cycle route from/to Constance. We are very pleased to arrange additional accommodation for you.

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Services

Services included

  • 7 x overnight stay in the booked category with private facilities
  • 7 x continental breakfast
  • Entrance to Rosgarten museum, 1 coffee included
  • Boat trip to the Rhinefall rocks
  • Boat trip Gaienhofen – Reichenau incl. bicycle
  • Luggage transfer from accommodation to accommodation (9 am - 6 pm; any number of pieces of luggage per person, maximum 20 kg each)
  • 1 package with maps and information material per room (in English language)
  • Telephone-service-hotline during your cycling holidays

Additional services

Please feel free to add the following value-added services to the basic travel package of the tour from/to Constance:

  • Additional nights at every overnight location according to the tour description
  • Rental bikes or electric bicycles for the duration of the tour (more about our rental bike service)

Accommodation categories

Category A: Hotels with national 3-stars or 4-stars level
Category B: Hotels with national 2-stars or 3-stars level

Further information

Please note that in some cities accommodation taxes, visitor's taxes, etc. apply. Unless otherwise stated, these are not included in the tour price and must be paid locally.

This cycle trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.

Arrival & Departure

How to get to the tour

Prices

  • Prices for services included
    incl. luggage transfer
    Dbl
    Sgl
    Price validity: 14.04.2024 to 25.04.2024
    Category A
    999.00 € per person
    1,349.00 € per person
    Category B
    799.00 € per person
    1,049.00 € per person
    Price validity: 26.04.2024 to 03.05.2024
    Category A
    1,099.00 € per person
    1,449.00 € per person
    Category B
    899.00 € per person
    1,149.00 € per person
    Price validity: 04.05.2024 to 16.05.2024
    Category A
    1,249.00 € per person
    1,599.00 € per person
    Category B
    1,049.00 € per person
    1,299.00 € per person
    Price validity: 17.05.2024 to 19.05.2024
    Category A
    1,299.00 € per person
    1,649.00 € per person
    Category B
    1,099.00 € per person
    1,349.00 € per person
    Price validity: 20.05.2024 to 23.05.2024
    Category A
    1,249.00 € per person
    1,599.00 € per person
    Category B
    1,049.00 € per person
    1,299.00 € per person
    Price validity: 24.05.2024 to 01.06.2024
    Category A
    1,299.00 € per person
    1,649.00 € per person
    Category B
    1,099.00 € per person
    1,349.00 € per person
    Price validity: 02.06.2024 to 28.06.2024
    Category A
    1,249.00 € per person
    1,599.00 € per person
    Category B
    1,049.00 € per person
    1,299.00 € per person
    Price validity: 29.06.2024 to 24.08.2024
    Category A
    1,299.00 € per person
    1,649.00 € per person
    Category B
    1,099.00 € per person
    1,349.00 € per person
    Price validity: 25.08.2024 to 14.09.2024
    Category A
    1,249.00 € per person
    1,599.00 € per person
    Category B
    1,049.00 € per person
    1,299.00 € per person
    Price validity: 15.09.2024 to 29.09.2024
    Category A
    1,099.00 € per person
    1,449.00 € per person
    Category B
    899.00 € per person
    1,149.00 € per person
    Price validity: 30.09.2024 to 03.10.2024
    Category A
    999.00 € per person
    1,349.00 € per person
    Category B
    799.00 € per person
    1,049.00 € per person
  • Prices for additional nights
    Dbl
    Sgl
    Category A
    Konstanz
    85.00 €
    139.00 €
    Überlingen
    99.00 €
    139.00 €
    Kressbronn / Lindau
    99.00 €
    139.00 €
    Arbon
    99.00 €
    149.00 €
    Schaffhausen
    109.00 €
    169.00 €
    Category B
    Konstanz
    65.00 €
    105.00 €
    Ludwigshafen / Überlingen
    59.00 €
    89.00 €
    Kressbronn / Nonnenhorn
    59.00 €
    89.00 €
    Höchst / Rorschach
    75.00 €
    115.00 €
    Schaffhausen
    89.00 €
    129.00 €
  • Prices for rental bikes
     
    Price
    Unisex-Tourenrad mit 21-Gang-Freilauf
    99.00 €
    per person
    Unisex-Tourenrad mit 7-Gang-Rücktritt
    99.00 €
    per person
    Herren-Tourenrad mit 21-Gang-Freilauf
    99.00 €
    per person
    Herren-Tourenrad mit 7-Gang-Rücktritt
    99.00 €
    per person
    Elektrorad
    259.00 €
    per person
  • Experience packages
     
    Price
    Umzäunter Parkplatz in Konstanz (Preis pro Auto)
    49.00 € (DZ), 49.00 € (EZ)
    per group

As always...

5% Early Bird Discount
on all active holidays

until 29/02/2024 (upon the basic package price)