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Lakes Chiemsee and Konigssee 7-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2
Lake Chiemsee is a beautiful blue colour. The biggest lake in Bavaria, also called the Bavarian Sea, is embedded in a gorgeous natural world. This idyllic scenery has been appreciated equally by the ancient Romans, the archbishops of Salzburg and the Bavarian dukes. Experience history and stories around deep blue lakes, around Bavarian traditions and cuisine. Whilst cycling, you have tons of time to immerse yourself into this historic idyll!
Fair weatehr cyclist: Overall an easy tour with short daily stages and only a few ascents. The terrain is only in parts slightly hilly. Tremendous route on cycle and rural paths as well as side roads. Only very short sections on roads with moderate traffic.
6 nights accommodation in 3* hotels
Welcome briefing (German, English)
Luggage transfer between the hotels
Well developed route
Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
Boat ride on lake Chiemsee to the two islands Herren- and Fraueninsel excl. your bike
GPS-data is available
Bernau, Prien or Übersee train station
Munich or Salzburg airport
Car park costs 20-55 euro per week, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible/necessary
If you would like to rent a bike or e-bike, please contact our office when booking: [email protected]
Bike: 75 euro E-bike: 180 euro
Slow Tours offers a number of other Cycling Tours in Europe
Arrival at Lake Chiemsee
In the evening you have a welcome briefing and rental bike fitting. We recommend a first stroll along the lake.
Around lake Chiemsee approx. 60 km
The Chiemsee circular path is beautifully designed. It leads you to secluded swimming bays as well as to densely populated lakeside resorts. Whilst cycling comfortably along the lakeside, marvel at the stunning views across the lake. For extensive breaks along the way you come across many shady beer gardens along the lakeside. You also have the option of shortening part of the daily tours with a special bike-bus (optional).
There are countless possibilities to spend an enjoyable day at the ‚Bavarian Sea’. For example, take a boat ride to the islands ‚Herrenchiemsee’ (King Ludwig palace) and ‚Frauenchiemsee’. Naturally there are numerous bathing spots for a relaxing day on the lakeside.
Chiemsee – Inzell approx. 45 km
Gradually the mountains become higher and higher. The terrain of the cycling route however stays nearly flat. Through the ‚Bergener moor’ at the foot of the Chiemgauer local mountain, called ‚Hochfelln’ (1674m), the path leads you via Bad Adelholzen with its mineral spring to Siegsdorf. From there along the river Traun onwards into the idyllic Inzell. Special artwork, called ‚Lüftlmalerei’ on the flower-embellished houses are typical for this climatic health-resort.
Inzell – Bad Reichenhall approx. 30 km
The route of the German Alpine road snakes tightly between mountains via Schneitzlreuth along the river Saalach to Bad Reichenhall. Since 1890 Bad Reichenhall has been an approved health resort and ‚spa town’. The saline Bad Reichenhall markets its branded salt as ‚Reichenhaller Markensalz’ in all of Germany and beyond. Opportunity for a ‚wellness day’ or for a ride up to the 1600m high ‚Predigtstuhl’ with the world’s oldest and legendary cable car.
Bad Reichenhall – Berchtesgaden/Lake Königssee approx. 20/30 km
Short tour to Berchtesgaden. Opportunity for a visit to the salt mine Obersalzberg as well as the Kehlstein house. Alternatively cycle a few more kilometres to Lake Königssee with the option of a boat ride on this well-known lake and a visit of the Bartholomew monastery, situated at the foot of the phenomenal Watzmann massif.
Departure or extension of your stay
Tours marked with are special prices.
|Start||End||Max. No. Guests||Accommodation||Price p.p.|
|Sep 15 2019||Sep 21 2019||12||Single rooms||698€|
|Sep 22 2019||Sep 28 2019||12||Single rooms||698€|
|Sep 29 2019||Oct 05 2019||12||Single rooms||644€|
|Oct 05 2019||Oct 11 2019||12||Single rooms||644€|
If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.
Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote