Lake Constance Family Cycling Holiday
Individual arrival in Constance Take the opportunity to visit the island of Mainau, wander through Constance’s old town or visit the aquariums in the Sea Life Center and go to the Archaeological Museum.
Constance – Unteruhldingen / Meersburg, approx. 25 / 30 km + boat trip From Constance you cycle to the nearby Flower Island of Mainau (not included), where you will also find its famous butterfly house. You get from Wallhausen to Überlingen by boat and then pedal to Unteruhldingen. At the Lake Dwelling Museum, Unteruhldingen, you can find out how our ancestors lived here on Lake Constance during the Stone Age.
Unteruhldingen / Meersburg – Friedrichshafen, approx. 15 / 10 km + boat trip Today, you first cycle to medieval Meersburg and then on to Immenstaad where a boat takes you to Friedrichshafen. Enjoy the fabulous views of the Alps from the boat. Today’s destination, Friedrichshafen, has a great Zeppelin Museum we can recommend visiting. It tells you everything there is to know about the history of these air ships.
Friedrichshafen – Lindau, approx. 30 km Next, you cycle through extensive orchards, through Langenargen with its pretty Montfort Castle, built in the Moorish style. Shortly after you reach the Bavarian town of Lindau, whose harbour is watched over by a 6-metre high lion. The entire old town lies on an island.
Lindau – Rorschach / Arbon, approx. 40 km You should take your first break in Bregenz, the capital town of the Vorarlberg region of Austria, famous for its annual festival on the world’s largest lake-stage. You finally reach Höchst where you soon cross the border again and then, after pedaling onwards for a few kilometres, reach Rorschach or Arbon.
Rorschach / Arbon – Constance, approx. 40 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. This stretch us flat and easy to cycle, unless in a stronger westerly wind. You will frequently pass places where you can go swimming and refresh yourself in the lovely cool waters of the lake. Let your tour come to a pleasant end with a wander through the old town or an ice cream down at the harbour.
Individual departure or extension of stay After breakfast, you start your individual return journey home or extend your stay.