Active around Lake Constance
Cyclists love the international Lake Constance region for its breathtaking lake views, Alps as well as orchards, farms and gently rolling hills. The region offers more than 300 additional bike rides from leisurely day trips to challenging stage tours. All routes are located in the official Lake Constance Tour Portal.
What will it be … A two-hour bike tour for the whole family with no hills and preferably a stop along the way for a nice snack? Or, a handicap-accessible route with super views? The new Tour Portal delivers these exact results with a few clicks. In addition you can find 17 selected tour suggestions below.
You may take your bike with you on local trains around Lake Constance, space permitting.
You may take your bike in most buses around Lake Constance, space permitting. Regulations and prices may vary by bus company.
Bikes may go aboard Lake Constance and Rhine ships and require a separate ticket. Daily, annual and multi-trip tickets are also available. www.bsb.de
On the Untersee and Rhine routes between Reichenau Island and Schaffhausen, there is limited bike access due to smaller ship size. www.urh.ch
Separate conditions apply for other shipping companies.
The German Bicycle Club (ADFC) lists accommodation as "bed + bike accommodations" that cater especially to cyclists. www.bettundbike.de
Swiss Mobil offers special biker accommodations in Switzerland and Liechtenstein for single nights and other services. www.schweizmobil.ch
Local tourism offices gladly help in finding suitable accommodations. You can search the transnational lodging database at: www.bodensee.eu/accommodation
You can easily cycle from A to B with your luggage delivered to the hotel upon arrival. The following companies provide luggage transport:
Many bike-friendly accommodations also carry guest luggage upon request.
There are numerous bike rental companies around Lake Constance. Local tourism offices gladly provide information about reliable providers near the starting point of your bike tour.