Family bike tours in the Bodensee region

The area surrounding Europe’s most popular inland lake is full of exciting cycle routes for families with children, all of them fun and action-packed. Some of them are a bit more challenging. The advantage: Your little ones are guaranteed to fall into bed at night, leaving you with a little parent’s time-out.

Our tip: With the Bodensee Card PLUS, you enjoy free admission to 160 attractions, including skywalk allgäu, Affenberg Salem and the aerial tramway in Säntis. Enjoy great benefits now!

The most beautiful tours for families at Lake Constance

Cycling fun and puzzles at Höri peninsula

This family bike tour through the picturesque landscape of the Höri peninsula is a great choice for quiz fans. Find out more about the life and work of Höri’s artists and combine family cycling with a bit of education! Along the quiet trail, you can find numerous options for a break. Plus, the tour runs directly past a public beach – the perfect way to “reward” your kids for the educational part of the tour.

Cycling fun, puzzles & swimming – off you go!


Bike tour with the family: Stein am Rhein

This family bike tour consists of six stages and runs from Bad Ragaz to Schaffhausen. The secured, mostly flat trail features highlights for all ages. Here are some of them:

  • Rhine falls – Europe’s largest waterfall
  • Adventure Park Rheinfall – perfect for adventure-seekers
  • Smilestones – a miniature world of Switzerland’s most famous attractions
  • Munot fortress in Schaffhausen – with marvellous views across the city
  • Museum Stemmler – curiosities and rare exhibits collected by taxidermist Carl Stemmer

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Five-castle tour in Switzerland

This cross-national family cycling tour takes you from Switzerland to Liechtenstein and back – via five impressive castles! All five castles were built in the 13th century and are in view of each other. Enjoy the historical atmosphere at Vaduz castle, Werdenberg castle, Wartau castle, Sargans castle and Gutenberg castle and experience an imperial journey back in time!

Our tip: Don’t miss the stunning views from Vaduz castle! With the “LIstory” app you can even enjoy a virtual tour of the medieval building.

Connect two countries, Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein

Discover even more family bike trips

Of course, there are many other great family bike tours all throughout the Bodensee region, but our selected highlights are definitely worth a visit. Have a look at our other recommendations!

Top accommodation options for families & Bodensee Card PLUS

No matter which family cycling tour you choose – there’s bound to be the perfect accommodation for your needs along the way. Plus, we recommend getting the Bodensee Card PLUS before your trip. With this card, you enjoy free admission to more than 160 attractions along the many cycle routes in the region surrounding Lake Constance.

Panoramic Tour around Lindau in Bavaria | © Landkreis Lindau

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Konstanz: historical district Niederburg | © MTK, Dagmar Schwelle

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