This cycle tour around Europe’s 3rd biggest lake will open your eyes for the beauty of the region with its Mediterranean micro-climate. You start your tour in the festival city Bregenz in Austria and continue through many national parks to Constance with the flower island Mainau and the vegetable island Reichenau. The way back to the starting point of the tour is by the city of zeppelins and the island-city Lochau near Bregenz. Enjoy the various magnificent castles, churches and monasteries on your way around Lake Constance.
233 Km bike
90% on cycle tracks
5 Km ferry
DAY 1 - Arrival in Bregenz
Overnight stay at a 3* hotel in Bregenz. Handover of travel documents and rental bikes at our information point.
Obs: During festival season (July 17th – August 18th) overnight stays can be also in places close to Bregenz/Lake Constance (Wolfurth/Dornbirn/Höchst). Then UPGRADE to 4* hotel!
DAY 2 - Güttingen (58 KM)
Along the lake and through the Natural Reserve ‘Rheinspitz’ to the Swiss bank of the lake via Staad to Rorschach and further on to Arbon.
Overnight stay at a 3* hotel in Güttingen.
DAY 3 - Stein Am Rhein/Gaienhoffen (59 KM)
Along the lake via Romanshorn and Güttingen to Kreuzlingen and passing Gottlieben and small villages along the Swiss bank of the lake to Stein am Rhein/Gaienhofen.
Overnight stay at a 3* hotel in Stein am Rhein/Gaienhofen.
DAY 4 - Constance/Kreuzlingen (45 KM)
Along the lake on the peninsula Hoeri to Radolfzell and Allensbach. Passing the “Klosterinsel Reichenau” which is famous for the monastery (UNESCO world heritage) and for its vegetable growing (round island trip + 15 km). Further on to Constance.
Overnight stay at a 3* hotel in Constance/Kreuzlingen.
DAY 5 - Friedrichshafen (35 KM Cycling, 5 KM Ferry Ride)
From Constance to the famous flower island Mainau. Possibility to visit the isle. By ferry from Constance- Staad to the historical old village Meersburg. Along the lake to Friedrichshafen (museum of zeppelin).
Overnight stay at a 4* hotel in Friedrichshafen.
DAY 6 - Bregenz (36 KM)
Along the lake to Langenargen and the natural reserve “Argenmündung” to Lindau. Further on to Bregenz (or during the festival period to a nearby resort).
Overnight stay at a 3* hotel in Bregenz.
DAY 7 - End of Cycle Tour
Additional nights or individual departure.
> Please notice that the assigned km-information can vary due to the local position of hotels and the chosen route.
Daily arrival from March 29th to Oct. 20th
29th of March to 18th of April
04th of Oct. to 20th of Oct.
19th of April to 07th of June
09th of Sept. to 03rd of Oct.
08th of June to the 16th of July
19th of Aug. to the 08th of Sept.
17th of July to 18th of Aug.
> The day of arrival appoints the season!
Prices per person
|High Season||Festival Season|
Double Room (p. person)
|610 €||635 €|
Single supplement(p. person)
Half board supplement(p. person)
Rental Bike (7 or 21 gear / 28 inch)
6 Overnight stays with breakfast buffet
Luggage service from Hotel to Hotel incl. assurance
Ferry Staad-Meersburg inkl. bike
Saddle bag (1 per person) + 1.5L bottle of mineral water
Route description and map in English
Daily telephone assistance
- Zurich Airport (ZRH) – Bregenz – Zurich Airport (ZRH) 90 €
1. Train (2nd class without seat reservation. Around 1.5 hours ride)
- Munich Airport (MUC) – Bregenz – Munich Airport (MUC) 85 €
1. Train (2nd class without seat reservation. Around 2.5 hours ride)
- Parking Space:
1. Cost-free parking possibility near the stadium (“parking west” - 1,4 km away from the information point)
2. Parking at hotel garage – approx. 10€/day - to pay on spot.
Additional nights in Bregenz and Constance/Kreuzlingen on request