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Scenic Cycling Holiday Germany

Cycle and witness the beauty of the Altmühltal Valley path, one of German's most popular cycle paths that will fascinate you with the magnificent cragged Jura rocks, impressive heather of juniper, and luscious meadows and watersides. This tour is perfect for you who are looking for the great adventure in nature!

Key information

  • Trip type : Guided
  • Terrain: Flat and gently hilly area
  • 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)
  • Total Distance : 188 miles / 303 kilometers
  • E-bike: E-bike is available 165 Euro

Highlights

  • Explore the Altmühltal Valley
  • Service hotline also at the weekend
  • City walking tour with a night watchman through lovely Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Information material (cycle route map with English tour description) per room
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel as far as Regensburg
  • Daily buffet breakfast or extended breakfast
  • 7 nights' accommodation

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Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

On the first night you will stay at Top International Hotel Goldenes Fass in Rothenburg, the second night will be spent at Hotel Restaurant Zur Sonne in Herrieden and Hotel Ellinger Hof in Weißenburg / Treuchtlingen for the third night. Your fourth night will be spent at Hotel Garni Café Fuchs in Eichstätt, Hotel Schattenhof in Beilngrieß for your fifth night, Hotel Weißes Lamm in Kelheim for your sixth night, and finally Avia Hotel in Regensburg for your last night.

Program

Day 1: Individual arrival in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

OO Touristik recommends an early arrival on the first day of your cycling holidays to get to know the historic old town Rothenburg with its medieval flair. Example of the hotel would be Top International Hotel Goldenes Fass in Rothenburg.

Day 2: Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Herrieden / Ansbach, approximately 48 - 54 kilometers

Today, you are cycling past the impressive Palace Colmberg to the old-mill-town Leutershausen and continue along the cycle path to Herrieden. Example of the hotel would be Hotel Restaurant Zur Sonne in Herrieden.

Day 3: Herrieden / Ansbach - Weißenburg / Treuchtlingen, approximately 53 - 67 kilometers

After breakfast, you cycle via Gunzenhausen to Markt Berolzheim. On this cycle route, you can choose either cycling directly on the cycle path along the Altmühl onto to Treuchtlingen or with a side trip to Weißenburg. Shortly before you reach Markt Berozheim, leave the Altmühl cycle path and continue your cycling tour to Weißenburg. Example of the hotel would be Hotel Ellinger Hof in Weißenburg / Treuchtlingen.

Day 4: Weißenburg / Treuchtlingen - Eichstätt, approximately 43 - 53 kilometers

During your bike tour today, the scenery from the wide and flat stream changes to a landscape with high Dolomite rocks and the rugged Jura rocks. Example of the hotel would be Hotel Garni Café Fuchs in Eichstätt.

Day 5: Eichstätt - Beilngrieß, approximately 45 kilometers

A beautiful landscape of the now broader River Altmühl continues, leading you on the cycle path through heather of juniper, an area under nature conservancy. Example of the hotel would be Hotel Schattenhof in Beilngrieß.

Day 6: Beilngrieß - Kelheim, approximately 47 kilometers

The Rheine-Main-Danube Chanel sluice constructions by Dietfurt are interesting to view on your route. Continue cycling to Kehlheim, where Altmühl and Danube come together. Example of the hotel would be Hotel Weißes Lamm in Kelheim.

Day 7: Kelheim - Regensburg, approximately 37 kilometers

You are cycling from the estuary of River Altmühl into the Danube in Kelheim. Follow the cycle path along the Danube to the 2000-year old city of Regensburg, with its medieval buildings and romantic lanes. Example of the hotel would be Avia Hotel in Regensburg.

Day 8: Individual departure or extra nights

This is the last day of your tour.

Bikes

21/24-speed-Ladie´s bike

  • Model: Kettler
  • Frame: Alu-frame
  • Gears: 21-speed derailleur gears, free wheel
  • Brakes: Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28"
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

7/8-speed-unisex bike

  • Model: Kettler
  • Frame: Alu-frame
  • Gears: 7-speed hub gears
  • Brakes: backpedal brake
  • Tyres: 28"
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

21/24-speed-Men´s bike

  • Model: Kettler
  • Frame: Alu-frame
  • Gears: 21-gear derailleur gears, free wheel
  • Brakes: Shimano V-Brakes
  • Tyres: 28"
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

Electrically powered bike:

  • Frame: Alu-unisex-frame
  • Engine: electric drive
  • Tyres: 28"
  • Saddle: high-quality saddle

Included excursions

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

Location

This tour will take place in Germany, going through the famous Altmühltal Valley cycle path. You will also visit places such as Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Herrieden / Ansbach, Weißenburg / Treuchtlingen, Eichstätt, Beilngrieß, Kelheim, Regensburg, and many more.

Food

You will be served daily buffet breakfast or extended breakfast.

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

  • Information material (cycle route map with English tour description) per room
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel as far as Regensburg
  • City walking tour with a night watchman through lovely Rothenburg ob der Tauber
  • Service hotline also at the weekend
  • Daily buffet breakfast or extended breakfast
  • 7 nights' accommodation

How to get there

Extension options

You can extend your night in Rothenburg. Please send OO Touristik for more information.

Travel insurance information

You are well insured with the European Travel Insurance (Europäische Reiseversicherung). The European Travel Insurance is OO Touristik’s partner for many years and offers a comprehensive protection.

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.
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