The first three sections are slightly hilly otherwise the rest is all quite flat along paved cycle paths or secondary roads that run close to the lake. The path sometimes follows brief sections that are unpaved. Around Friedrichshafen the cycle path is alongside the main road. The trip is suitable for families.
Take the opportunity to visit the island of Mainau, wander through Constance’s old town or visit the aquariums in the Sea Life Center and go to the Archaeological Museum.
First, you cycle along the Gnadensee to the former imperial town of Radolfzell, currently a spa resort. Then, you continue riding through beautiful countryside along the Höri peninsula to the Swiss town of Stein am Rhein with its many frescoed houses. Depending on where you are staying for the night, you might cross the border again to get to Gailingen.
Today you will be cycling along the side of lake, through small Swiss fishing villages. Via Constance your route takes you on to Wallhausen where a boat then takes you to the old Imperial town of Überlingen. Visit the gothic church and go for a walk along the popular lakeside promenade.
From Überlingen you cycle through vineyards to Friedrichshafen. On the way you will pass the Baroque pilgrimage church of Birnau. In Meersburg, take a break to wander around the old town and its castle. In Friedrichshafen we can recommend a visit to the Zeppelin museum. You continue on through extensive orchards to today's destination of Kressbronn.
On your way today, you soon reach Bregenz, the capital of the Vorarlberg region of Austria and famous for its annual festival on the largest lake-stage in the world. You finally reach Höchst. Depending on your accommodation for tonight, you might have cross the border again and then, after pedaling onwards for a few kilometres, reach Rorschach.
The last day of your tour takes you through Romanshorn which houses Switzerland’s largest harbor on Lake Constance is. Now you continue on along the banks of Lake Constance back to Constance. Let your tour come to a pleasant end with a wander through the old town or an ice cream down at the harbor.
After breakfast, you start your individual return journey home or extend your stay.
All accommodations have been carefully selected for location, atmosphere and/or unique services. All rooms are en-suite.
You can find a list of the standard hotels for this trip below. If a hotel is fully booked, then we will book a similar one for you and inform you about the alternative booked.
NOTE: Twin rooms / separate beds available only sporadically. We handle requests for twin rooms as non-binding requests. In case twin rooms are booking condition it must be clearly communicated as such when booking!.
Stein am Rhein / Gailingen
Kressbronn / Nonnenhorn
Höchst / Rorschach / Arbon
Bookable dates: Daily arrival 18.04 –06.10.2019.
In addition, from Sat. to Wed., during the periods 30.03.- 17.04.2019 and 06.10. - 25.10.2019.
Arrival/departure in/from Constance
You can reach Constance by train
Fenced parking at the Radweg-Reisen oﬃce, cost 40 EUR / tour, payable on site, not possible to reserve
Free parking on public roads
Public car parks (Fischmarkt, Dammgasse, Lago, Altstadt, Benedikti nerplatz), cost approx. 10 20 EUR / day
Hotel car parks (available only in some hotels, with costs, details in the travel documents)
AVAILABLE TYPES OF RENTAL BIKES
For children's trailers, trailgators, child seats and Weehoos a rental bike must be booked!
Fittings included: Pannier, handlebar bag, milometer, bike lock, pump, repair kit.
Electric bikes with free-wheel are also available; 8-gear e-bike, hub gears with free-wheel, from approx. 1.50 m body height
GPS tracks are available on request.
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