Cycling tour Danube & Altmuehl valley - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Regensburg
  • Duration of trip:
    7 days / 6 nightse
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 280 - 290 km / 174 - 181 mi
  • Distance per day:
    45 - 65 km / 28 - 41 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    mostly flat, a few short inclines
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle path, only occasionally on roads
Eating and drinking
There is a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, bistros, wine cellars, snack bars and places to shop all along the cycle path. That is why we do not offer half board. An evening meal costs approx. EUR 10-20 per person; You can, of course, eat more economically or even more exquisitely.

Cycling tour Danube & Altmuehl valley

Roundtrip from Regensburg, 7 days / 6 nights from EUR 529

The Tour

Cycling tour Danube & Altmuehl valley - Regensburg

This tour combines some of the most beautiful towns and cities along the German Danube with the most beautiful section of the Altmühl. The Altmühl nature park is one of Bavaria’s most popular cycling regions for good reason - not least because of its stunning lime cliffs and typical juniper heather. Regensburg’s historic centre is a UNESCO world heritage site and certainly warrants an extension of one or several nights. This cycling tour along the Danube and Altmühl covers easy terrain and in thus suitable for expert cyclists and novices alike.

Cycling tour Danube & Altmuehl valley
 
Cycling tour Danube & Altmuehl valley - Weltenburg monastery

Day 1 Arrival in Regensburg
Explore the sprawling alleyways of Germany’s most beautiful city and enjoy the delicious local cuisine.

Day 2 Regensburg - Abensberg/Bad Gögging, 50-55 km / 31-34 mi, boat trip
The tour will lead you upstream along the Danube, and you’ll get to experience the Danube Gorge from the ship. Weltenburg monastery is well worth a visit.

Day 3 Abensberg/Bad Gögging - Neuburg, 60-65 km / 37-40 mi
Ingolstadt is not only home to car manufacturing, but also a well-preserved Bavarian fortress. The towns along the route present their Baroque and Renaissance architectural styles.

Day 4 Neuburg - Eichstätt, approx. 60 km / 37 mi
The ancient Danube created the Wellheim valley, the region in Germany with most butterflies, which will lead you to the Altmühl along mostly empty cycling paths.

Day 5 Eichstätt - Beilngries, approx. 45 km / 28 mi
The Baroque episcopal town lies amid an impressive landscape awash with rocks and cliffs. The Altmühl nature park is characterised by the abundant juniper heather.

Day 6 Beilngries - Regensburg, approx. 65 km / 40 mi, boat trip
Surrounded by several castles, you will find the town of Riedenburg, after which a boat trip will loosen your legs a bit after today’s riding.

Day 7 Departure or extend your stay
The tour ends after breakfast.Why not extend your cycling tour along the Danube and Altmuehl in Regensburg?

 
 
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Info/booking

Included in "Cycling tour Danube & Altmuehl valley":

  • 6 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no maximum number of items, maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • boat trip Kelheim-Weltenburg incl. bike
  • boat trip Riedenburg-Kelheim incl. bike
    may & october on fridays to sundays
    june-september on wednesdays to sundays
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • taxes payable on site
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional rental bike

Accommodation:

  • Category M:
    Hotels at the international 3* level as per Hotelstars Union, all rooms with shower or bath/WC.

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 8 gears/rear brake or 27 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.

Travel time 2021:

The arrival is determined by the boat trip Riedenburg-Kelheim.

  • Arrivals 02.05. - 03.10.
  • mai & october from sundays to tuesdays
  • june - september from fridays to tuesdays
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour

Prices:

All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 529 EUR super saver price
    03.10.
  • 599 EUR saver price
    02.05.-04.05. + 07.06.-08.06. + 14.06.-15.06. + 21.06.-22.06.
    12.09.-28.09.
  • 649 EUR basic price
    09.05-10.05. + 16.05. + 24.05.-25.05.
    06.06. + 11.06.-13.06. + 18.06.-20.06. + 25.06.-29.06.
    22.08.-11.09.
  • 699 EUR seasonal price
    11.05. + 17.05.-23.05. + 30.05.-05.06. + 02.07.-21.08.
  • 190 EUR single room surcharge
  •   80 EUR rental bike
  •   40 EUR Bike tagalongs / trailers for kids / bikes for kids and youths
  • 195 EUR e-bike
  •   60 EUR additional night, double room, B&B
  •   90 EUR additional night, single room, B&B

For children:

    • Discount in the room of two adults
      00-05 years 100 %
      06-11 years   50 %
      12-17 years   25 % 

    The booking process

    The Tour
    Info/arrival

    Info/arrival

    Arrival:

    • Arrival by car
      Make use of the free parking space P&R at Wöhrdstraße, unguarded. No reservation possible.
      Chargeable hotel parking according to availability, details in the travel documents.

    • Arrival by train:
      Regensburg train station

    • Arrival by plane:
      Munich Airport, take the bus to Freising, with the train (Alex) to Regensburg, Approx. 1:30 hours, you have to change the train one time, cost approx EUR 30.

    • Booked rental bikes awaits you at the hotel.

    Perfectly looked after:
    During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

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