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Altmühltal - round tour (sportive)

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ALT 04 p
8 days / 7 nights
From €749
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Start your bike tour in the medieval town of Rothenburg, just a few kilometers from the source of the Altmühl. You cycle through the Altmühltal Nature Park and past the Altmühlsee, which invites you to jump into the cool water, and discover a landscape of unique beauty. The city of Eichstätt is a baroque work of art. You end your tour back in Rothenburg.

Note: Minimum number of participants is 2 people

Overview of your benefits
  • Good value for money
  • Tour incl. hotels and luggage transport
  • Extensive route booklet & GPS data
  • Top brand rental bikes bookable
  • Over 30 years of experience
Old Town Photo taken from Siebersturm Ploenlein in the city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber


(Note: The map shows the tour "ALT 03" and is intended as a guide only. Some overnight locations are omitted from this tour.) 

Individual arrival. On the first evening you can take a walk with the Rothenburg night watchman.


Overnight place: Rothenburg od Tauber

You cycle through the upper Altmühltal to Herrieden, where you can still feel the medieval atmosphere. Before you reach your stage destination Gunzenhausen, the wonderful Altmühlsee invites you to take a dip in the cool water.

Overnight place: Gunzenhausen

The Altmühltal nature park opens up a landscape of unique beauty. In Eichstätt marvel at the baroque splendor of the former prince-bishop town.

Overnight place: Eichstätt region

The cycle tour to Beilngries leads through the nature reserve of the Gungoldinger Wacholderheide. The historic old town is surrounded by a well-preserved city wall.

Overnight place: ax grits

Today's bike tour leads to the Plankstetten monastery. Taste a glass of schnapps from their own distillery. Along the Main-Danube Canal you reach the castle town of Hilpoltstein. At the nearby Rothsee, bathers can relax on the well-kept lawns.

Overnight place: Hilpoltstein/Roth

This stage of the Franconian Water Cycle Path leads along the Castle Road from the Franconian Lake District to Romantic Franconia. Via the minnesinger town of Wolframs-Eschenbach, with its completely preserved town wall, you will reach Ansbach.

Overnight place: Ansbach

On the following section of the route, the Franconian Water Cycle Path inspires with numerous historical discoveries. After Colmberg with its imposing castle you cycle through the hilly foothills of the Frankenhöhe back to Rothenburg.

Overnight place: Rothenburg od Tauber

After breakfast departure on your own.

  • 7 nights in the desired category, including breakfast
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel (9 a.m. - 17:30 p.m.)
  • 7-day service hotline
  • 1x per room travel documents
  • Schnaps tasting in the Plankstetten monastery
  • Night watchman tour in Rothenburg (only for Cat. II and Cat II+)
  • 1 cup of coffee + dessert in Eichstätt (only for cat. II+)
  • Rental bike full protection insurance
  • GPS data on request

Travel prices

Price in € per person

Double room including breakfast Cat I Cat II Cat II+
10.04.2024/16.05.2024 - XNUMX 938,00 € 1.068,00 € 1.348,00 €
17.05.2024/31.05.2024 - XNUMX 988,00 € 1.118,00 € 1.398,00 €
01.06.2024/27.06.2024 - XNUMX 938,00 € 1.068,00 € 1.348,00 €
28.06.2024/25.08.2024 - XNUMX 988,00 € 1.118,00 € 1.398,00 €
26.08.2024/01.10.2024 - XNUMX 938,00 € 1.068,00 € 1.348,00 €
02.10.2024/10.10.2024 - XNUMX 749,00 € 859,00 € 1.039,00 €
Single room including breakfast Cat I Cat II Cat II+
10.04.2024/16.05.2024 - XNUMX 1.168,00 € 1.348,00 € 1.718,00 €
17.05.2024/31.05.2024 - XNUMX 1.218,00 € 1.398,00 € 1.768,00 €
01.06.2024/27.06.2024 - XNUMX 1.168,00 € 1.348,00 € 1.718,00 €
28.06.2024/25.08.2024 - XNUMX 1.218,00 € 1.398,00 € 1.768,00 €
26.08.2024/01.10.2024 - XNUMX 1.168,00 € 1.348,00 € 1.718,00 €
02.10.2024/10.10.2024 - XNUMX 979,00 € 1.139,00 € 1.409,00 €

Rental bikes

  • 24-speed unisex wheels with freewheel - €99,00
  • Electric rental bike with luggage bag - €229,00

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travel code
ALT 04 p

Altmühltal - round tour (sportive)

8 days
Overnight stays
7 nights
Overnight stays
about 345 km

Daily travel starts from April 10th - October 10th, 2024 (minimum number of participants: 2 people)

Price in € per person * 2024 Cat I Cat II Cat II+
Double room including breakfast From €749 From €859 From €1039
Single room including breakfast From €979 From €1139 From €1409

Attention: This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

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Train: to/from Rothenburg train station


  • Hotel parking spaces (no guarantee, no advance reservation possible, payable on site) 
  • public parking garages/parking spaces free of charge/chargeable (information without guarantee, subject to availability, no advance reservation possible, payable on site)
  • Further parking options (free/chargeable) at www.parkopedia.de


Rooms with shower/toilet or bath/toilet

Cat I:     good inns and middle-class hotels in the 3-star level

Category II:   good to very good inns and comfort hotels in the 3 and 4 star category

Cat II+:  comfortable, very good 4-star hotels

Minimum number of participants 2 people

Not included: Cultural tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses

This trip/s is/are not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

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Travel documents

About 30 years