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Lake Constance

Lake Constance

Degree of difficulty - A/B

"Lake Constance" is a tour we offer additional to our "Swiss Lakes Tour" in this area and is along one of the most popular cycle routes in Europe. The main highlights are the medieval towns of Constance, Stein, Meersburg and Lindau. The daily routes are relatively short as there are a variety of places and attractions waiting to be discovered. You will be able to enjoy the amazing landscape of the lake against the backdrop of the Alps. 


For more details please have a look at the individual tour dossier.

Note: Start date is possibe in any of the above mentioned overnight places at no extra cost!

LAKE CONSTANCE ITINERARY
Day 1 Individual arrival in Constance / Kreuzlingen

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 Ar¬chaeological Museum are also recommended.

Day 2 Constance /Kreuzlingen – Radolfzell – Stein am Rhein/Gallingen approx. 45-55 km
From Constance you will cycle along the Gnadensee and into the old im¬perial town of Radolfzell. You will continue on along good pathways over the Höri peninsula to Stein am Rhein, which is full of beautiful houses adorned with frescoes.

Day 3 Stein am Rhein / Galllingen – Constance – Überlingen approx. 45-55 km + boat trip
The start of today‘s tour will lead you through the almost completely preserved medieval town Stein am Rhein. You will cycle along the Swiss shores of the lake back to Constance. In Wallhausen you will board a boat and disembark in Überlingen with its late gothic style cathedral and beautiful health resort park and lake walkway.

Day 4 Überlingen – Kressbronn / Wasserburg / Lindau approx. 50 km / 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.

Day 5 Kressbronn / Wasserburg / Lindau – Höchst / Rorschach / Arbon approx. 35-60 km
The first highlight is the Bavarian city Lindau – visit the city centre on the island. Soon after you reach the Austrian border and Bregenz, where you should visit the floating stage. Your destination for the day is Höchst in Austria or Rorschach or Arbon in Switzerland

Day 6 Höchst / Rorschach / Arbon – Constance / Kreuzlingen approx. 35-55 km
The last day of your tour takes you through Romanshorn which is home to Switzerland’s largest harbour on Lake Constance. Now you continue on along the banks of Lake Constance back to Constance.

Day 7 Individual journey home or extension of your stay
Your cycling tour comes to an end after breakfast. After breakfast you may return home or extend your stay.

Note: Start of this tour is possible in any of the above mentioned overnight places at no extra cost.

For more details please have a look at the tour dossier.

As always please contact us in the office for more information (info@cyclingsafaris.com).

2019 LAKE CONSTANCE ( 6 NIGHT TOUR ) 

€655 per person sharing  ( 30 March - 17 April, 22 - 26 April, 5 May - 6 October, 8 - 24 October )
€775 per person sharing  ( 18 - 21 April, 27 April - 4 May, 18 - 24 May, 15 September - 5 October )
€825  per person sharing ( 25 May- 7 June, 23 June - 12 July, 25 August - 14 September )
€855 per person sharing ( 8 - 22 June, 13 June - 24 August)

€210 Single room supplement
€145 Half board supplement (4 dinner)

Tour Includes

  • 6 nights 3*/4* accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • 8 or 27 speed unisex touring bike (gents bikes provided from approx 175 cm) 
  • Luggage transport
  • Boat trips & train journey as outlined in the itineraries
  • Excursions as outlined in the itineraries
  • Tour information and maps ( one per room )
  • 7 day service hotline

€100 E-bike supplement

Self Guided Tour Information

Lake Constance tour can start any day from 18 April to 6 October 2019 or Sat - Wed arrival 30 March to 17 April and 6 to 25 October

Below is a list of places that we typically use, although of course this is depending on availability.

Category A accommodation:

CONSTANCE

KonstanzHalm1 KonstanzHalm2 KonstanzHalm3

Day 1 & 6: Hotel Halm

KonstanzBarbarossa1 KonstanzBarbarossa2 KonstanzBarbarossa3

Day 1 & 6: Hotel Barbarossa


STEIN AM RHEIN/GAILINGEN

SteinamRheinChlosterhof1 SteinamRheinChlosterhof2 SteinamRheinChlosterhof3

Day 2: Hotel Chlosterhof AG

SteinamRheinAdler1 SteinamRheinAdler2 SteinamRheinAdler3

Day 2: Hotel Restaurant Adler


UBERLINGEN

UberlingenParkhotel1 UberlingenParkhotel2 UberlingenParkhotel3

Day 3: Parkhotel St. Leonhard

UberlingenBadHotel1 UberlingenBadHotel2 UberlingenBadHotel3

Day 3: Bad Hotel und Villa Seeburg


KRESSBRONN/WASSERBURG/LINDAU

LindauerHof1 LindauerHof2 LindauerHof3

Day 4: Hotel Lindauer Hof

WasserhofGierer1 WasserhofGierer2 WasserhofGierer3

Day 4: Hotel Gierer, Wasserburg


HOCHST/RORSCHACH/ARBON

ArbonRomerhof1 ArbonRomerhof2 ArbonRomerhof3

Day 5: Hotel Romerhof, Arbon

ArbonFrohsinn1 ArbonFrohsinn2 ArbonFrohsinn3

Day 5: Hotel Frohsinn

 

How to get to the tour start point: 

Travelling by air
From Friedrichshafen (25 km) by car/bus or ferry, or catamaran (40 min.)
From Zurich (75 km): hourly rail service to Constance (1 hr)
From Stuttgart (170 km): interurban train service every 20 min. to Stuttgart railway station; regular rail service to Constance (2.5 hrs)
From Munich (230 km) by rail (5 hrs) or car (3.5 hrs) to Constance
From Frankfurt/Main (345 km): direct rail service (4.5 hrs) to Constance

Travelling by rail

There are direct train services to Constance from Hamburg, Frankfurt, and Offenburg. To get to Constance from Munich, change at Lindau/Radolfzell or Stuttgart. There is an hourly train service to Constance from Zurich (airport) via Weinfelden. For more information on rail services, please call +49 (0) 800 / 1507090.

For more details please have a look at the tour dossier.

As always please contact us in the office for more information (info@cyclingsafaris.com).

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