Day 1: Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Individual arrival. You should definitely plan some time for exploring the famous old town centre and many historical buildings of Rothenburg. In the evening you can even go on a tour with the night watchman (included) through the romantic illuminated alleys. You spend the night in Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
Day 2: Rothenburg ob der Tauber – Herrieden/Ansbach, approx. 54/48 km
You set on the bike tour through the quiet countryside of the upper Altmühl valley. You bike through lovely landscapes and picturesque farming villages. You pass Leutershausen, home of Gustav Weißkopf who built the first motorised plane ever and you can visit a museum and monument in his honour. Finally you arrive in Herrieden. The city’s landmark is a stork because they have been nesting on towers and breeding here for centuries.
Day 3: Herrieden/Ansbach – Weißenburg / Treuchtlingen, approx. 53 / 67 km
Via Gunzenhausen you make your way to Markt Berolzheim. Alongside the Altmühl you continue to Treuchtlingen, where you can relax in the Altmühl Baths. Alternatively, you leave the Altmühl just before Markt Berolzheim and take the direct route to Weißenburg. You spend the night in Weißenburg or Treuchtlingen.
Day 4: Weißenburg / Treuchtlingen – Eichstätt, approx. 53 - 43 km
Treuchtlingen is the beginning of the most spectacular area you pass on this tour. The shimmering white Dolomite rocks which rise out of the forested hills are an amazing sight. You take the romantic bike trail to Pappenheim and on to Solnhofen. In a nearby quarry the famous Archaeopterix fossils were found. You spend the night in Eichstätt, where a walk from the "Residenzplatz" to Willibaldsburg Castle is recommended.
Day 5: Eichstätt – Riedenburg, approx. 55 / 75 km
Today you can choose from a large variety of interesting sights, such as the remnants of an old Roman fort, a romantic castle, the extensive nature protection area "Gungoldinger Wachholderheide" or Hirschberg Castle. Visit the lock of the Rhine-Main-Danube canal at Dietfurt. To shorten the distance to approx. 55 km it is possible to reserve a transfer on site (organized by yourself, details with the travel documents).
Day 6: Riedenburg – Regensburg, approx. 37 km
An imposing spectacel of nature is the Danube breakthrough at Weltenburg. Regenburg with its medieval cityscape stands for a momument of two thousand year of art and cultural history. Take a walk through the tiny streets and places, the famous stone bridge and the cathedral St. Peter.
Day 7: Regensburg – Straubing, approx. 53 km
Today you have the opportunity to visit Regensburg. Afterwards you cycle along the Danube to Straubing.
Day 8: Straubing – Deggendorf, approx. 40 km
Starting in Straubing via Danube valley and the Irlbacher Durch das beschauliche Donautal und den Irlbacher forest until you reach Bogen. Passing Mariaposching to Deggendorf which is the end for today.
Day 9: Deggendorf – Passau, approx. 60 km
Start you bike tour with a visit at the Benedictine Monastery (12. century) via Winzer to Vilshofen. Take a rest there in the most beautiful beer garden in this surrounding. Tour ends in Passau.
Day 10: Passau
Individual departure or extension of stay.