Delightful Bike Tour in Germany

You have a few days off and don’t know where to go? OO TOURISTIK invites you to join their short Altmühltal Valley cycle path bike tour! The Altmühltal Valley Nature Park, a popular holiday destination has quite a bit to offer. Explore the beautiful city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, unique landscapes with cragged Jura rocks, and fascinating fauna and flora.

Key information

  • Trip Type: Self-guided
  • Lodging: Point to point
  • Terrain: Flat and gently hilly
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate (cyclist needs to have a good level of fitness, terrain is mostly hilly or unpaved but they will ride on flat terrain sometime, 31-45 miles per day) / Challenging (Cyclist needs to have high level of fitness, must be an active rider, the terrain includes really challenging climbs/or 46-80 or more miles per day)
  • Total Distance: 90 miles / 144 kilometers or 108 miles / 174 kilometers
  • Bike type: Hybrid bike, Touring bike
  • E-bike: Available for rent (135 EUR per stay)

Highlights

  • 3-day self-guided bike tour
  • Cycle map with English tour description
  • Starts in Rothenburg ob der Tauber and ends in Eichstätt
  • City walking tour with a night watchman through Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel as far as Eichstätt
  • Daily buffet breakfast or extended breakfast
  • 3 nights' accommodation

Styles


3 cycling days in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

You will be accommodated in well-selected three-star hotels and inns including Hotel Goldenes Fass, Hotel-Restaurant Zur Sonne, and Am Ellinger Tor Flair-Hotel-Restaurant.

Program

Day 1 - Individual arrival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

OO TOURISTIK recommends an arrival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber well in time. A historic old town with medieval flair awaits you!

  • Example of the hotel: Hotel Goldenes Fass, a TOP International Hotel in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Day 2 - Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Herrieden / Ansbach (approximately 48 - 54 kilometers)

Today, you will cycle through the upper Altmühltal Valley Nature Park with its introspective landscape - passing Colmberg Castle and the beautiful village of Leutershausen.

  • Example of the hotel: Hotel-Restaurant Zur Sonne in Herrieden

Day 3 - Herrieden / Ansbach - Weißenburg in Bayern / Treuchtlingen (approximately 53 - 67 kilometers)

Via Lake Altmühltal, you will cycle to the Karlsgraben (an attempt of Karl the Great to build a channel) before you continue to the Roman town, Weißenburg in Bayern, and continue to Treuchtlingen.

  • Example of the hotel: Am Ellinger Tor Flair-Hotel-Restaurant in Weißenburg in Bayern

Day 4 - Weißenburg in Bayern / Treuchtlingen - Eichstätt (approximately 43 - 53 kilometers)

Today, you will cycle through the wide and flat stream of the river, which was now changed into a valley landscape, and accompanied by the dolomite rock of the cragged Jura rocks. After that, you can choose between an individual departure or staying extra nights.

Bike

21 / 24-speed ladies' bike

  • Model: Kettler
  • Frame: aluminum frame
  • Gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, freewheel
  • Brakes: Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tires: 28 inches
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

7 / 8-speed unisex bike

  • Model: Kettler
  • Frame: aluminum frame
  • Gears: 7-speed hub gears
  • Brakes: backpedal brake
  • Tires: 28 inches
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

21 / 24-speed men's bike

  • Model: Kettler
  • Frame: aluminum frame
  • Gears: 21-gear derailleur gears, freewheel
  • Brakes: Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tires: 28 inches
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

Electrically-powered bike

  • Frame: aluminum unisex frame
  • Engine: electric drive
  • Tyres: 28 inches
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

Luggage transfer

OO TOURISTIK transports your luggage from hotel to hotel as far as the last hotel of your package tour. For the return journey, you have to take over the organization and responsibility for your luggage. They cannot give reimbursement for damaged objects or held responsible for valuables kept in your luggage. Abrasion, similar for flying, cannot be taken into account. OO TOURISTIK kindly asks you not to bring bulky luggage or luggage with more than 20 kilograms. Please note that per person, only one piece of luggage is transported.

Included excursions

You will get a city walking tour with a night watchman through lovely Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Location

This bike tour starts in Rothenburg ob der Tauber and ends in Eichstätt. Along the way, you will cycle to Herrieden, Karlsgraben, and Weißenburg in Bayern / Treuchtlingen.

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 3-day self-guided bike tour
  • Information material (cycle map with English tour description) per room
  • City walking tour with a night watchman through lovely Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel as far as Eichstätt
  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast or extended breakfast
  • Hotline service on the weekend

What's not included

  • City tax (payable on the spot)

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
4 days / 3 nights
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Availability
Low season
  • April 4 - May 3; September 10 - October 8, 2019
High season
  • May 4 - September 9, 2019
 
Special discount

Children’s discount is applicable for the third and fourth persons in extra bed with two full-paying persons.

  • 0 - 4 years old: 100%
  • 5 - 13 years old: 25%
  • 14 years old and above: 10%
Pricing information
  • Half board supplement (76 EUR per person and stay)
  • Extra night in Rothenburg (55 EUR in double room and 84 EUR in single room per person and stay)
  • Extra night in Eichstätt (52 EUR in double room and 64 EUR in single room per person and stay)

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