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Main Cycle path: Breathtaking cycle tours along the Mains ☀️

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The Mainvalley: Experience the most beautiful cycle paths in the heart of Germany!

With a length of around 600 kilometers extends the Main Cycle path between the source of the Mains in the Fichtelgebirge and its mouth into the Rhine Maine.g. The cycle path along this picturesque river invites you to explore the diverse landscapes. The Main Bike path is from one beautiful and varied landscape embossed. During your bike tours you will discover impressive vineyards, dense forests, historical cities and picturesque villages. The great thing: The fresh air and the picturesque river landscape accompanies you on each of the wonderfully beautiful bike tours Mains. A true paradise for Culture lovers and Nature lovers.


  • 600 km of cycle path along the picturesque Mains
  • Baroque cities like Bamberg and Würzburg
  • ideal for culture and nature lovers
  • Franconian cuisine from the beer garden to the mainFranconian wine bar
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Discover the cultural treasures along the Mains

Castle, winery, half-timbered town: a bike tour on Main combines the most beautiful and historical sights the fascinating and diverse region in the middle of Germany. You will pass through some of the most famous cities such as Würzburg, Aschaffenburg and Bayreuth. The excellently developed cycle paths Main connect not only the landscape, but also the cultural centers of the region each other. Experience the historical and culinary flair of this unique area in Germany - up close and interactively!

Altes Rathaus in Bamberg in Bayern am Main

Bamberg: a medieval pearl with a beer tradition!

Bamberg, affectionately than that Frankish Rome called, is a picturesque town in Upper Franconia. As a visitor, you will be well-preserved by the medieval architecture and the living beer tradition be enchanted! This is an absolute highlight Bamberg Cathedral, one of the most magnificent buildings of the 11th century. Not to mention that Old City Hall, which was built on an island in the Regnitz river. If you are a beer lover then this is the brewery density simply paradise here. Take the time to enjoy a Franconian beer in one of the many traditional brewery inns. Bottom up!

Blick auf das alte Rathaus von Bamberg am Main

Würzburg: wine culture and baroque splendor!

Welcome to Würzburg, the Franconian city known above all for its wine culture and magnificent baroque buildings is known! The most splendid example of this is the Würzburg Residence, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. But not only that, Würzburg is also the home of the Old people Mainbruckethat you have about the Main leads and offers a spectacular view. Enjoy a glass of local wine and immerse yourself in the vibrant life of this wonderful city!

Spätsommer Fotoaufnahme von Würzburg mit einer Skulptur im Vordergrund

Aschaffenburg: the Bavarian Nice with castle magic!

Welcome to Aschaffenburg, often referred to as the "Bavarian Nice“, because of its mild climate and lush vegetation. This is a magnificent highlight of the city Johannesburg Castle, which stands majestically above the Main enthroned. You can also visit the oldest English theater in mainland Europe, the Court theater visit. Stroll through the Schöntal Park, an idyllic place, ideal for relaxing and enjoying nature.

Das Schloss Johannisburg in Aschaffenburg am Main Radweg

Bayreuth: in the footsteps of Richard Wagner!

In Bayreuth everything revolves around music and culture, especially around the famous composer Richard Wagner. The city is world famous for the annual Bayreuth Festival, where Wagner's operas are performed. Don't forget the gorgeous Margravial Opera House to visit, which is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For nature lovers, the Hofgarten a green oasis to relax.

Schweinfurt: industrial history meets nature!

Welcome to Schweinfurt, the vibrant city Main in Lower Franconia! The charming old town with its half-timbered houses invites you to stroll and impresses with its architecture. Discover the fascinating Schweinfurt Art Gallery with their collection of modern art and that Georg Schaefer Museum, which houses the world's largest collection of works by the artist Carl Spitzweg. After a cultural discovery tour, you can visit the many cafes and beer gardens relax and enjoy regional dishes and a cold beer. A highlight for wine lovers is the Wine Island on Main, where you can taste the local wines. Schweinfurt is a captivating mix of culture, history and enjoyment - discover this versatile city!

The jewels of MainDiscover s by bike

Immerse yourself in the picturesque beauty and rich diversity that is the Main has to offer on two wheels. The Main-cycle path is excellently developed and represents the ideal route to explore the historical treasures and natural wonders of this region. thanks to the flat and well signposted bike paths This tour is perfect for beginners and families alike. Discover the historical cities Würzburg, Bamberg, and Aschaffenburg, enjoy breathtaking views of the river landscape and be captivated by the lush vineyards and Frankish villages enchant. No matter which section you explore, a bike ride along the Mains will give you incomparable moments and lasting memories.

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From Bayreuth to Würzburg: A Main-Bike path adventure!

Your journey begins with a stop in Bayreuth, followed by a scenic drive along the Redden Mains to Kulmbach. The old town of Kulmbach and the majestic Plassenburg are a must! It continues through enchanting landscapes to Lichtenfels, where you can see the baroque Pilgrimage Basilica of the Fourteen Saints can visit. The next stop is Bamberg, famous for its old town, the Imperial Cathedral and the old bridge town hall. On your way to Haßfurt you will admire the first vineyards that mark the transition from the beer to the wine region. On the fifth day you cycle through the beautiful wine country to Volkach and enjoy the excellent wines of the region. Finally you reach Würzburg, where you can see the magnificent Würzburg Residence, a major work of the South German Baroque, as well as the market square and the old one Maincan visit the bridge. After a final breakfast in Würzburg, your unforgettable cycling adventure ends. Happy cycling!

Luftbildaufnahme von der Altstadt von Bamberg am Main Radweg

Main-Bamberg-Würzburg cycle path: culture hopping and culinary delights!

Off, off to an unforgettable bike tour along the river Main-Cycle path! Start in the magical Bamberg old town, drink a cold beer and let the culture wash over you. On the second day you cycle along the Mains to Haßfurt, a paradise for history lover, surrounded by vineyards. The next day, Volkach entices with first-class wines and culinary treasures. You can't resist here! On the fourth day, get on your bike in the direction of Würzburg and discover the fascinating prince-bishop residence and much more. A grand finale follows in Würzburg. Happy adventures and cheers on this delightful tour.

Marienberg Schloss in Würzburg am Main Radweg

Exploring the Main-Cycle path: Bamberg-Aschaffenburg

Immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of Bamberg, a UNESCO World Heritage City, and follow that Main-Cycle path through impressive vineyards and historical centers like Hassfurt and Theres. Explore Volkach, famous for its excellent wines, and cycle comfortably to Würzburg, where you can experience an individual city tour. Enjoy the scenic diversity from Veitshöchheim to Lohr, with viticulture giving way to shady forests. Experience the picturesque Wertheim with its graceful half-timbered houses and rush through the elevations of the Spessart and the Odenwald to Aschaffenburg, where the Sandstone Castle Johannesburg She greets. End your adventure with an optional return trip to Bamberg and let the memories of an unforgettable bike tour accompany you.

Wine magic along the Main-Cycle path: Schweinfurt-Aschaffenburg winemaker tour

Discover the diversity of Franconian wine on this magical bike tour! Start in Schweinfurt and cycle through picturesque vineyards to Sommerach, where baroque town houses and a charming wine culture await you. Stroll through the old town of Dettelbach and visit Kitzingen and Ochsenfurt, where you stay at the winemaker's. Bask in the romantic ambience of Eibelstadt and marvel at the magnificent sights in Würzburg. Experience the picturesque nature and the fairytale old town from Lohr before you explore the wine-growing landscape of Homburg. Enjoy the quiet atmosphere of Bürgstadt and let yourself be seduced by the red wines. End your tour in elegant Aschaffenburg at the magnificent sandstone castle of Johannisburg. This trip is a true feast for all the senses!

Das Schloss Johannisburg in Aschaffenburg am Main Radweg

Additional services included - for a relaxed Main-Cycling tour

With our exclusive bike tours we offer you convenient additional services at no extra cost to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We take care of your physical, physical and mental well-being and ensure that you experience an unforgettable holiday.

Comfortable accommodations Main Bike path

All hotels are clean and well-groomed and have one shower or bath. In all accommodation you will receive a rich breakfast. So you start the day well nourished and can look forward to your daily excursions.

Bei allen Hotels erhalten Sie ein reichhaltiges Frühstück.
All hotels offer a rich breakfast.

Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel

So that you can travel freely throughout the day, we transport your luggage from hotel to hotel. So you don't have to worry and enjoy the fantastically beautiful nature in all ease.

Wir transportieren Ihr Gepäck jeden Tag von Hotel zu Hotel.
We transport your luggage from hotel to hotel every day.

Individual bike tour Main Bike path

All bike tours are individual trips without a guide. So you have no stress and cycle the stages at your own pace. Take breaks according to your taste. This gives you the opportunity to stay longer in certain places and to stroll through the numerous towns. Enjoy your bike tour to the fullest!

Marienberg Schloss in Würzburg am Main Radweg

Travel documents with tips for daily planning

In our extensive travel documents you will find detailed suggestions and tips for planning the day. Of course, you can also completely deviate from it and plan something of your own. The only important thing is that you arrive at your destination or your accommodation in the evening.

Sie erhalten umfangreiche Reiseunterlagen zu jeder gebuchten Reise.
You will receive comprehensive travel documents for every trip booked.

Rent bikes and on the spot in case of breakdown

Of course you have the possibility Bicycles and e-bikes can be rented from us for a fee. In the event of a flat tire or other complications, we are always happy to help and advise you. You can reach us via our service hotline + 49 (0) 3831 30676-0.

Reifenpanne mit unseren geliehen Fahrrädern? Wir helfen Ihnen gerne weiter!
Flat tire with our borrowed bikes? We're here to help!

The first cycle path was Main-Long-distance cycle path was the first to be awarded the title of 2008-star quality cycle route by the ADFC in 5. The MainThe cycle path has exemplary signage, an excellent route and numerous bicycle-friendly restaurants. 90% of the cycle path leads through natural sections and 90% is asphalted. The cycle path is over 77% wider than 2,50 meters and promises cycling pleasure, even in larger groups. The Main-The cycle path runs largely on car-free asphalt paths and takes cyclists through predominantly flat terrain. Therefore it is suitable Main Long-distance cycle path is also ideal for a cycling holiday with children.

Culinary delicacies on an excellent bike route

But Franconia also has a lot to offer in culinary terms: rustic beer gardens and Franconian wine taverns
pamper the palates of cyclists on these cycle tours. One Mainbike tour is winding with its twists and turns
Because along the river always a pleasure. The Franconian landscapes with numerous natural beauties
encourage dreaming.
From the general German Bicycle Club Main-Cycle path as the first route as a “quality cycle route”.
five stars". This promises that a bike tour on the Main-Cycle path with a cycle tour
maximum cycling enjoyment and fun. At our Main Cycle through Bamberg-Aschaffenburg
romantic villages, vast vineyards and greenery Mainoutside. This bike tour promises a bike trip of
romantic way to become. At the beginning you visit the unique flair of the imperial city of Bamberg and
We will explore other interesting cities over the course of the bike tour. In addition, it offers Mainbike tour with
Miltenberg and the numerous half-timbered facades are an additional eye-catcher. In Aschaffenburg you can
visit numerous castles, parks and museums and enjoy the hospitable atmosphere of the city.
But also our others Main Cycling tours have a lot to offer.

 

The Road of Emperors and Kings

Take advantage of that map of Main-cycle pathto get a first insight and overview of the length of the route sections.

The Main-Long-distance cycle path is 600 kilometers long and leads through Franconia and Hesse. Your bike tour on the Maincycle path you start at the source of the White Mains at the Ochsenkopf near Bischofsgrün. After 50km the source arms of the Red and White rivers join Mains near Kulmbach Main. We continue via Bamberg, Schweinfurt, Würzburg, Aschaffenburg, Offenbach and Frankfurt to the Rhine in the city and final destination Maine.g. The Main is characterized by its large loops and its varied landscapes. It makes its way from the Franconian wine country and winds its way behind Würzburg to the dark forests of the Spessart.

 

Karte des Main-Radweges


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Main-Bayreuth-Würzburg cycle path

Look forward to this special cycle tour that takes you along the... Mains leads, because you start at the still very small red one Main in the famous festival city of Bayreuth. It is only at the historic beer town of Kulmbach that the waters of the second…

Duration
7 days
Length
about 266 km
travel code
May 09
4,5 / 5 stars

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Das Schloss Johannisburg in Aschaffenburg am Main Radweg
From €949

Main-Schweinfurt-Aschaffenburg cycle path winemaker tour

From Schweinfurt to Aschaffenburg you will discover the most beautiful section of the Main-cycle path. You will get to know the famous Franconian wine in its many facets - the wine shops you will visit offer an impressive stage...

Duration
8 days
Length
about 272 km
travel code
May 08
4,8 / 5 stars

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Blick über einen Fluss auf eine gebirgige Wohngegend
From €799

Main-Bamberg-Aschaffenburg cycle path

Discover the beauties of Mains! Enjoy ideal cycling routes usually close to the river, well developed, asphalted and well signposted. You start in the old imperial and episcopal city of Bamberg, and just a few kilometers…

Duration
8 days
Length
about 369 km
travel code
May 01
4,5 / 5 stars

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Altstadt Foto von Mainz am Rhein
From €1.090

Riesling route

Discover the wine regions of Rheingau, Nahe, Rheinhessen and the Palatinate. You drive through idyllic landscapes from one wine region to the next. A pleasure trip that is characterized by historical and cultural highlights. Discover…

Duration
8 days
Length
approx. 348 - 415 km
travel code
RIE 01

From €539

Main-Bamberg-Würzburg cycle path

Just over a weekend, just 5 days on Main-Bike path, but a lot of vacation. This short trip offers you the opportunity to explore the beautiful river landscape of the... Mains to experience in just a few days - with enough time for all the sights. Bamberg...

Duration
5 days
Length
about 158 km
travel code
May 02
2,5 / 5 stars

Panoramafoto vom Schloss Johannisburg in Aschaffenburg am Main

Bike & boat: Bamberg to Aschaffenburg

Historic old towns, attractive castles and magnificent churches lure visitors from place to place in Franconia. Cities surrounded by forest and partly surrounded by towers and masonry present themselves like in a fairy tale. And every single place invites you too…

Duration
8 days
Length
about 250 km
travel code
May 41

Blick auf eine Brücke über den Main mit Fachwerkhäusern
From €529

Star tours Main Bamberg

Discover Bamberg (UNESCO World Heritage Site) on a highly interesting city tour by bike and explore the region with such beautiful destinations as the diverse Regnitz Valley, Seehof Castle and Coburg with its famous Veste.…

Duration
6 days
Length
about 210 km
travel code
ST BAM 05

Blick auf das alte Rathaus von Bamberg am Main
From €679

Main-Bamberg-Aschaffenburg cycle path (sporty)

The Main is magnificent and moving, the surrounding landscape is picturesque and magical. So it's no wonder if you get excited. However, this is Main-Cycling trip is not as harmless as it seems. The challenge lies in the sometimes…

Duration
7 days
Length
about 337 km
travel code
May 10
4,0 / 5 stars

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