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Lake Chiemsee based in 4* hotel 8-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2
The lake is like a blue beauty. Bavaria’s largest lake, also called the Bavarian sea, is embedded in a beautiful natural landscape. Already the Romans appreciated the beauty of the lake and the archbishops of Salzburg and the dukes of Bavaria loved the idyllic landscape too. On the day trips you will cycle through the landscape of the beautiful alpine foothills and marvel at its variety. he crystal clear rivers and lakes are there to refresh you. On your way, you will be able to visit antique castles and monasteries and in the evenings you can enjoy your beautiful hotel located directly at the lake. On this bike journey through the most beautiful parts of Germany, you will enjoy every single kilometre. You will be enchanted by the region’s beauty
Fair Weather Cyclist: The route is mainly easy to cycle with a few hilly sections. Long er distances will be cycled on nature trails, which are in good condition. You will find yourself mainly on cycle paths, country lanes, and side roads. Only some short sections have to be cycled on roads with more traffic.
One of the best houses in the front row at Lake Chiemsee! The 4**** Hotel is located in Prien-Stock, only a few metres from the lake, the harbour, and the promenade! The hotel offers individual, friendly guest rooms in Bavarian-style and in two categories (with shower/toilet or bathtub/toilet, TV, etc.), cosy lounges, as well as an indoor pool, sauna, and a large lawn for sunbathing. In the health and beauty centre you can immerse yourself in the world of beauty and relaxation (for a fee ). The lido at Lake Chiemsee and the new indoor pool Prienavera are only 50 metres away from the hotel! Around the harbour, you will find an excellent selection of restaurants and cafes. All this will make your stay just wonderful!
If you would like to rent a bike or e-bike, please contact our office when booking: [email protected]
Bike: 79 EUR E-bike: 189 EUR
Slow Tours offers a number of other Cycling Tours in Europe
Arrival in Prien am Chiemsee.
Individual arrival. You will be provided with tour information and rental bikes.
Eggstätter Seenplatte and Amerang 40-60km
The oldest nature reserve in Bavaria, the Eggstätter Seenplatte, encompasses 17 lakes and is full of picturesque places. You will cycle on a relaxing tour through forests, fragrant meadows, and past pretty farms to Höslwang, with a magnificent panoramic view of the Upper Bavarian Alps. If you want, you can extend this tour by 20 kilometres and cycle to Amerang, where you will find the well-known German Car Museum and the Historical Farmhouse Museum. Via Eggstätt and Breitbrunn, you will get back to Prien
Trip around the Bavarian Sea approx. 65km
Today, you will discover the beauty of Lake Chiemsee and the pretty places along the way. You will be enchanted by the unique nature and visit major attractions, such as the Roman Museum in Seebruck, or the Horse Museum in Arlaching. You will also have ample opportunities to swim and cool off in the refreshing waters of Lake Chiemsee
Trip to the Islands Herreninsel and Fraueninsel (boat ride excl. your bike)
Take the boat from Prien to the island Herreninsel where you can visit the famous castle Herrenchiemsee built under King Ludwig II. On your way back, you will stop at the island Fraueninsel, where you will find a well-known abbey (the oldest still-existing German-speaking female convent on the northern side of the Alps). Explore the beautiful gardens, the island potteries, the fish smoke-houses, and the romantic outdoor restaurant areas at the lake.
Trip into the Achental Valley approx. 55km
First you will take the bus or the train (not included) from Prien to Übersee. Then you will cycle via the climatic health resort Grassau and along the Achental bike path via Unterwössen to Schleching. You will ride your bicycle past colourful meadows, surrounded by spectacular mountains. On routes along the tranquil river Tiroler Ache, you will cycle via Marquartstein back to Grassau. Quiet, shady paths will lead you through the Rottauer Filze (moorland) to Bernau and along Lake Chiemsee to Prien.
Lakes and Monasteries approx. 45km + Boat ride
The day starts with an atmospheric boat trip on lake Chiemsee from Prien to Seebruck (clients of Hotel Seeblick cycle to Seebruck). Back on land, you will cycle via Truchtlaching an der Alz to the monastery Seeon with its famous buildings and the romantic lake. In the pretty town Gstadt, you will again see the magical blue of Lake Chiemsee and cycle via Breitbrunn and Rimsting back to your hotel.
Aschau – Bernau approx. 40km
You will ride your bicycle over the romantic hills of Chiemgau to Aschau, where famous artists and actors have settled. The castle Hohenauschau towers over the small town and it is not far to the valley station of the cable car up to Kampenwand (Operating hours 9am - 6pm, the gondolas run every 30 seconds, not included in the tour package price). After a short visit to the waterfall Hammersbach, you will cycle via Bernau and on flat paths back to Prien.
Departure or extension of your stay
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