• Travelcode: 068

    Lake Constance home-based tour

    Wanderings at Lake Constance

    • For bikers who want to stay at the same place, this is the perfect tour. Per boat you will get to know the complete lake. The Alps, romantic villages and sleepy towns surround the glistening lake. Be impressed by an unforgettable and fascinating landscape, unique in Europe.

      You can choose between several route suggestions or create your own programme. As every day can be planned individually and rest days can be made this holiday is suitable for the whole family.

       

       

      Please find here more tours around Lake Constance!

      Tour profile:

      The area is flat without any climbs, moderately hilly in the area of Höri/ Untersee. You bike on cycle paths, mostly along the shore of the lake, no major uphill stretches.

      Day 1: Constance

      Individual arrival.

      Day 2 - 5: routings / program suggestions

      You can find our suggestions for the nicest bike tours in the surroundings below. It is up to you, which ones you choose and combine...or if you do something completely different.

      Tour 1: Constance - Meersburg - Lindau, approx. 50 km + by boat back to Constance

      Today, a ferry will take you to Meersburg. Via Friedrichshafen and small villages like Wasserburg and Nonnenhorn, this tour leads you to Lindau, the bavarian "capital in the lake". Back to Constance by boat.

      Tour 2: trip to Mainau Island, approx. 15 km

      Today we recommand a day excursion to the Mainau Island, the flower island on Lake Constance. Many mediterran flowers, some tropical plants or even sub-tropical flowers are growing there.

      Tour 3: Constance - Überlingen - Salem - Meersburg - Constance, approx. 55 km + boat and ferry

      By bike to Wallhausen and from there to Überlingen by boat. Along the lake Constance until the monastery church in Birnau, then fon the prelate track until Salem, where you can visit the castle and the "Affenberg". From there you cycle to Meersburg and per ferry back to Constance.

      Tour 4: Constance - Reichenau Island - Stein am Rhein - Constance, approx. 50 km + boat trip

      The first stop is the island Reichenau which is UNESCO world cultural heritage since 2001. A boat will bring you to Gaienhofen, where you can visit the house of Hermann-Hesse. You cycle along the peninsula Höri via Hemmenhofen to Stein am Rhein. The return path leads through Steckborn and Gottlieben to Constance.

      Day 6: Constance

      Individual departure or extension.
    • ARRIVAL PARKING DEPARTURE

      ARRIVAL BY PLANE

      Airport: Friedrichshafen (FDH), Zürich (ZRH)

      Zurich is the closest large airport and direct flights from Europe and Overseas are available. The Zurich airport has its own railway stop. Trains run frequently between Konstanz and Zurich (airport and city). It’s about 1 hour between the airport and Konstanz. Alternatively, you can fly into Friedrichshafen and take a 40 mins ferry across the lake.


      ARRIVAL BY CAR

      Parking: private parking place in Constance, approx. € 40,-/tour or public parking places (payable locally, no reservation possible)


      ARRIVAL BY TRAIN

      Train station: Constance

      From Constance Central Station to the first hotel by taxi or public transport.You will receive a detailed description with the travel documents.

      Train ticket information and booking at  http://www.bahn.de/p_en/view/index.shtml .


      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

      Triples/quadruples: Please note that triples/quadruples can only be booked for max. 2 adults. Triples/quadruples often are double rooms with extra beds (which might be folding or sofa beds).

      City or visitor’s tax, if payable, is not included in the travel price.

      Book here your discounted train ticket... Book your flights online... Book here your bus ticket... Book your hotel online...
    • Included services:
      • 5 nights incl. breakfast
      • Boat ride Reichenau - Gaienhofen incl. bicycle
      • Boat ride Wallhausen - Überlingen incl. bicycle
      • Boat ride Lindau - Constance incl. bicycle
      • Ferry ride Constance - Meersburg - Constance incl. bicycle
      • Entrance Rosgartenmuseum Constance incl. one coffee, Palace Salem and Mainau Island
      • maps and information material per room
    • Choose Categories

      S1 21.04. - 27.04.19 every SUN
      S2 28.04. - 04.05.19 every SUN
      S1 05.05. - 18.05.19 every SUN
      S2 19.05. - 25.05.19 every SUN
      S3 26.05. - 08.06.19 every SUN
      S4 09.06. - 22.06.19 every SUN
      S3 23.06. - 13.07.19 every SUN
      S4 14.07. - 20.07.19 every SUN
      S4 18.08. - 24.08.19 every SUN
      S3 25.08. - 14.09.19 every SUN
      S2 15.09. - 05.10.19 every SUN
      S1 06.10. - 06.10.19 every SUN

      Extras

      Discounts extra bed in double room with 2 full paying adults
      0-5,99 years -100%
      6-13,99 years -50%
      14-17,99 years -25%
       
      Bicycles & equipment
      8-speed-bike (back pedal brake)/ 27-speed-bike 75
      E-bike 175
      Tandem 150
      Children bike, Children trailer, Tagalong, Weehoo 40
      Children seat free
         
      Additional nights
      Constance (dbl/sgl) 80/100

      Best - Price - Guarantee

      If you would verifiably receive better conditions and/or prices from another tour operator at the time of booking we guarantee at least the same conditions PLUS 1 handlebar bag for FREE!
      All prices per person in EUR
    • Accommodation on national 3* level


      Apartment Hotel Constance

      This historic hotel in Konstanz offers modern apartments with a daily breakfast, free Wi-Fi internet and free parking. It is located in the Petershausen district, a 15-minute walk from Lake Constance. Dating from 1914, the Apartment Hotel Konstanz offers a range of rooms. All come with wooden floors, a kitchenette, cable TV and a minibar.

      Guests can enjoy the rich breakfast buffet in one of 2 breakfast rooms. Konstanz Minster is a 20-minute walk away. The Old Town is 2 km from the property. Free parking is available for guests staying at the Apartment Hotel Konstanz.


      Ibis Hotel at Benediktinerplatz

      Just a 5-minute walk from Lake Bodensee and Konstanz’s Old Town, this hotel offers elegant rooms. A beach and indoor swimming pool are right across from the hotel. The modern, soundproof rooms of the Ibis Hotel Konstanz all feature satellite TV, air conditioning and a bathroom with hairdryer. Wi-Fi is free in public areas and in some rooms.

      A hearty buffet breakfast is available daily at the Ibis Konstanz. Snacks and drinks are served at the 24-hour Bar Rendez Vous, and guests can relax on the outdoor terrace in the summer. The Bodensee cycling path runs past the hotel, and there is a children’s playground across from the property. The scenic islands of Mainau and Reichenau are a 15-minute drive away.

      Konstanz Train Station is a 15-minute walk from the Ibis. Bike-lock facilities and an underground parking garage are also available on site.


      ABC Hotel Konstanz

      This property is a 15-minute walk from the beach. All rooms at the ABC Hotel feature wooden floors, a sofa, desk and kitchenette. They also come with satellite TV, and Wi-Fi internet access is free in the entire hotel.

      A rich breakfast buffet is provided each morning in the modern breakfast room. On-site parking is provided at the ABC free of charge. Secure, underground parking is available for a fee. A charging station for electric cars is also available.

      There are many cafes and restaurants within a 10-minute walk of the hotel.


      Hotel example: please take note that all hotels mentioned above are hotel examples only. You will find your definite hotel in the hotel list, which you receive after booking/before departure.

       


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      Bicycles inclusive panniers:

      8- /27-speed-bike:
      We rent comfortable unisex bikes in a variety of frame sizes to our guests, also men’s bikes from a body height of 1,75 m. Both models are available with a 8-speed hub gear and back-pedal brakes or 27-derailleur gears and free-wheel.

      Children and equipment (just bookable with rental bike):

      • Children bike (20-, 24-, 26-Inch)
      • Children trailer
      • Tagalong
      • Weehoo
      • Children seat

      E-bike:
      For people who would like to have the support of a motor when they’re out and about, then we can recommend our stable and reliable e-bikes; Swiss and German quality brands. The bikes have 8 gears and free-wheel. The deep step-through frames and upright sitting position make sure that you really enjoy your cycling.
      The electric support can be added as you need it. And helps make longer stretches or hilly sections child’s play! In selecting our e-bikes we attach importance to long battery runtime and simple operation.
      The Marathon Plus tires, from Schwalbe, ensure for a safe ride even when your cycling down mountains or riding at high speeds

      Tandem:
      bookable on request on our Lake Constance tours.


      Equipment:
      All bikes are fitted with panniers, handlebar bag incl. map compartment, cyclometer, bike lock and repair kit.

    • 4,9 08.07.2018 | Roger S. Lake Constance home-based tour
      Comment. The road book for Passat Vienna was very good but the one for trips from Konstanz was not really adequate. We found our way but more maps would have made it easier.
      • Overall satisfaction 5
      • Booking handling 6
      • Travel documents 3
      • Information at the beginning of the tour 5
      • Accomodation 6
      • Board 6
      • Route description 3
      • Route-character 5
      • Bicycle + equipment 5
      • Price-performance ratio 5
      more
      5,2 03.07.2016 | Levi Marius S. Lake Constance home-based tour

      Beautiful

      Everything was well organized and very satisfying except one thing: I reserved a double room with separate beds.At the hotel (Konstanz apartment hotel) we got a very small room (actually quite depressing) and the beds were not separated. we upgraded ...
      • Booking handling 6
      • Travel documents 5
      • Information at the beginning of the tour 5
      • Accomodation 4
      • Board 5
      • Route description 4
      • Route-character 6
      • Bicycle + equipment 6
      • Price-performance ratio 6
      more

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