From Lake Constance to Lake Tegernsee
This guided Ebike-trip from Lake Constance to Lake Tegernsee offers stunning views of the Alps and the Alpine foothills. With panoramic Alpine views from start to finish, picturesque lakes, bavarian villages and towns, and the fairytale castles of King Ludwig II, this tour is not to be missed. Passing through the rolling hills of the Allgäu, the route leads nicely past the Bad Tölz Brewery, World Heritage church Wieskirche and Benediktbeuren Monastery before it ultimately end up at spectacular Lake Tegernsee.
This is what our guests say:
Cycle tour August 2021, Mrs. N. from Burscheid: “Everything was just right! The tour guides "great", the picnics "great", the group "great", the hotels "great". Anytime again, if health permits.”
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO LINDAU
Individual arrival in Lindau. We recommend arriving by train (the train station is only a few hundred meters from your starting hotel). At 4 p.m. your tour guide will be waiting for you at the Hotel Lindauer Hof, right by the city’s harbor basin. After a brief welcome , take a city tour with an expert guide so you get a good overview of its history and don't miss any of its architectural gems. Lindau is a must-see medieval town! There are arched alleys and lanes, a magnificently painted town hall crowned with stepped gables and splendidly decorated churches. The port of Lindau is the most important in Bavaria and its entrance is flanked by a lighthouse and a huge stone lion. Dinner and overnight stay in the romantic Lindauer Hof**** / Lindau.
DAY 2: FROM LAKE CONSTANCE TO THE LOVELY ALLGÄU
BIKE: 67 km, middle ebike stage
From Lindau you cycle along the Leiblach river up into the Allgäu. In Genhofen you can visit the squat Gothic Church of St. Stephen at the foot of the notorious Hahnschenkel, a steep section of the salt road that is difficult for horse-drawn carriages to climb. Luckily you cycle with Ebikes ! In the afternoon we take a break in Oberstaufen, embedded in a breathtaking landscape. At Immenstadt we have reserved rooms with a view of the Great Alpsee . In the evening we take you to a cozy inn outside of Immenstadt. Overnight stay at Hotel Rothenfels*** / Immenstadt.
DAY 3: FROM IMMENSTADT TO MOUNTAINS, CASTLES & LAKES
BIKIE: 65 km, medium e-bike stage
From Marienplatz in Immenstadt you first cycle comfortably along the banks of the Iller. At the foot of the Grünten massif with the 1,730m high Übelhorn , the tour continues uphill to the picturesque banks of the Rottach reservoir, where we take a lunch break at an idyllic spot. In the afternoon, the route leads to Nesselwang via Memersch (highest point of the cycle tour at 1000m above sea level), Oy -Mittelberg and Maria Rain. From Nesselwang it goes through forests and fields past small villages to Hopferau with a view of the Zugspitze and the Tannheim mountains . Dinner and 1st overnight stay in the castle hotel Schloss Hopferau ****, which was built in the 15th century as a hunting lodge by the knight Sigmund.
DAY 4: FAIRYTALE CASTLES AROUND FUSSEN
BIKE: 43 km, easy Ebike stage
On today's stage you can see numerous castles, castle ruins and palaces on the heights of the Allgäu and Tyrolean mountains throughout the day. From lonely vantage points to the visitor magnet Neuschwanstein, everything is there. Through green farmland you first reach Speiden with its Mariahilf pilgrimage church, which is well worth seeing. With a view of Germany's highest castle, the Falkenstein ruins, you pass the former Vilsegg fortifications through Tyrol. On the way back to Germany over the "green" border you will reach the fairytale royal castles of the Bavarian King Ludwig - Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein. Over the Lech Bridge and past the Hopfensee you cycle back to Hopferau Castle . In the evening we take you to a restaurant in Hopfen am See. 2. Overnight stay in Hopferau Castle ****.
DAY 5: PANORAMIC TOUR TO THE AMMERGAU MOUNTAINS
BIKE: 52 km, easy e-bike stage
After a few kilometers on the bike we reach the valley station of the Tegelbergbahn . Here we park our e-bikes and float up to the Tegelberg (1880 m) with a wonderful view of King Ludwig's dream castles. With a bit of luck, you can observe ibexes during a short panoramic hike. Back in the valley, the cycle route leads past the Bannwaldsee on a small side road up into the forest of the Ammergau mountains. Around noon we reach the picturesque Wieskirche , which is a World Heritage Site as a rococo jewel and "total work of art". You can reach Bad Kohlgrub at the foot of the Hörnle via the "Königsstraße". Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Schillingshof **** / Bad Kohlgrub.
DAY 6: BLAUER REITER IN TWO-SEEN-COUNTRY
BIKE: 60 km, easy e-bike stage
Freshly recovered this morning we head for Grafenaschau , which is located on the species-rich Murnauer Moos . We pass the idyllic farming village of Ohlstadt with the Kaulbach villa, which is well worth seeing, and the Schwaiganger stud farm . In Kochel am See we take a long break. Afterwards you can visit the Franz Marc Museum and see works of the "Blauer Reiter" by Franz Marc and Wassily Kandinsky. With the Kochelsee behind you, you cycle on to Benediktbeuern. From here there is a breathtaking view of the Benediktenwand (1,801 m). The monastery of the Salesians of Don Bosco looks back on more than 1,250 years of history. Part of the monastery is open to the public. Through the former electoral Bavarian court bath Bad Heilbrunn it goes between Blomberg (1,248 m) and Stallauer Weiher to Bad Tölz. You can easily explore the lively market street, winding streets and the historic spa district on foot. Dinner is not included tonight so you have time to explore the city in the evening and dine wherever you like. Overnight stay in Hotel am Wald*** / Bad Tölz.
DAY 7: FROM BAD TÖLZ TO LAKE TEGERNSEE
BIKE: 30 km, easy e-bike stage
From Bad Tölz you cycle via Gaißach through the Attenloher Filze to Reichersbeuern . The striking church tower greets you from afar. A special feature is the Reichersbeuern Castle , which is picturesquely situated on a pond, which served as a film set and today houses a private high school. Shortly before the Tegernsee, the destination of your bike tour, a wonderful descent awaits you. Finally, we invite you to a boat trip across Lake Tegernsee. Enjoy the views of the lake and the Alps and reflect on the last few days with a glass of sparkling wine! In Rottach-Egern you are expected in the famous luxury hotel Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt***** , which is located directly on the lake shore. Final dinner and one night at the Seehotel.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE OR INDIVIDUAL EXTENSION
The journey ends after a hearty breakfast. Tegernsee is well connected by train, you can reach the main train station in Munich in one hour. Alternatively, you can book the return transfer to Lindau offered by terranova. At around 10:00 a.m. return transfer in the minibus to Lindau (230 km, approx. 3 hours driving time. Price: EUR 39,- pp - max. 7 seats).
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