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Lake Constance to Lago Maggiore Cycling Tour 8-day Level 2

  • 8days
  • Switzerland

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Self-guided Cycling Tour of Unknown trails of the Alps 

Half of Europe is looking for the way towards south over the Gotthard Pass, while the old trade route over the Lukmanier has almost been forgotten. Swiss precision and quietness await you on the shores of Lake Conastance, that will lead you towards the Austrian Border. From here you cycle on the Rhine route through the vineyards and past the impressive Rhine Gorge towards the Romansch-speaking part of Switzerland. A short break at the monastery of Disentis gives you strength for the drive into the rocky landscape of the Lukmanier pass that is your gateway to the southern part of Switzerland. 

Character Tour: Level 2

Flat and easy going on Lake Constance and in the Rhine valley. From Chur a steady ascend starts. Rough roads in the Rhine Gorge. The most challenging part is the leg over Lukmanierpass – you can shorten this one by public transport. Some traffic around Bellinzona, apart from this calm side roads in Ticino.

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 7 nights 3* hotel accommodation incl. breakfast
  • Luggage transfers 
  • Route guide-book 
  • Detailed tour documentation (1x per room)
  • GPS-data available
  • 7-day Service-Hotline 

Not included in the Tour:

  • Public bus Disentis – Lukmanier Pass incl. bicycle, per person approx. 25 CHF
  • Tourist tax, if due
  • Bike rental

Notes:

  • Parking at the railway station of Kreuzlingen  7 CHF per day
  • Return travel by train via Bellinzona and Zurich to Kreuzlingen. Duration: approx. 4 – 4.5hrs
  • Departure daily 

If you would like to rent a bike (135 CHF) or e-bike (269 CHF) please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

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  • Day 1

    Arrival to Kreuzlingen

    Stroll over the German border and take a walk through the lively roads of the old town of Constance.

  • Day 2

    Kreuzlingen – Region Rorschach, approx. 50km

    Along the railway and past the beautiful villages Romanshorn and Arbon until you reach the Rhine delta with a wealth of birdlife. Overnight stay either in Horn or on the other side of the border in Lustenau.

  • Day 3

    Region Rorschach – Buchs SG, approx. 70km

    St.Galler Rheintal is an area often cosseted by the warm föhn wind. Much land has been won by the correction of the Alpenrhein waters in Rheintal. You spend the night in Buchs – an important border station and the gate to the principality Liechtenstein.

  • Day 4

    Buchs SG – Chur, approx. 50km

    The "Bündner Herrschaft", Grisons fertile garden and winery lies on a mound of slate detritus. This is also the home of Heidi, Peter and Alpöhi from the world famous children's tale. Chur, is the oldest town north of the alp and entices with numerous restaurants.

  • Day 5

    Chur – Disentis, approx. 65km

    The Rhine Gorge – Switzerlands Grand Canyon is an impressive first part of this tour. Afterwards you reach “Surselva”, Grisons largest Romansch-speaking region. Today’s tour leads you to the monastery of Disentis.

  • Day 6

    Disentis – Lukmanierpass – Biasca, approx. 60km

    Through the gorge "Höllenschlucht" and Val Medel up to the rugged pass head of Lukmanier, boundary between Ticino and Grisons. In the sunny Valle di Blenio the route descends through centuries-old cultivated landscape, scented flower-filled meadows and terraced walls towards Biasca.

  • Day 7

    Biasca – Locarno, approx. 50km

    The castles and the city wall of Bellinzona lure from afar while you head towards the plain of Magadino with its small villages. You pass the Delta of Ticino and roll on a nice promenade towards Lago Maggiore.

  • Day 8

    Departure or extra nights.

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Jun 17 2023 Jun 24 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 18 2023 Jun 25 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 19 2023 Jun 26 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 20 2023 Jun 27 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 21 2023 Jun 28 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 22 2023 Jun 29 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 23 2023 Jun 30 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 24 2023 Jul 01 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 25 2023 Jul 02 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 26 2023 Jul 03 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 27 2023 Jul 04 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 28 2023 Jul 05 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 29 2023 Jul 06 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jun 30 2023 Jul 07 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 01 2023 Jul 08 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 02 2023 Jul 09 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 03 2023 Jul 10 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 04 2023 Jul 11 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 05 2023 Jul 12 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 06 2023 Jul 13 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 07 2023 Jul 14 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 08 2023 Jul 15 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 09 2023 Jul 16 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 10 2023 Jul 17 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 11 2023 Jul 18 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 12 2023 Jul 19 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 13 2023 Jul 20 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 14 2023 Jul 21 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 15 2023 Jul 22 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 16 2023 Jul 23 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 17 2023 Jul 24 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 18 2023 Jul 25 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 19 2023 Jul 26 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 20 2023 Jul 27 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 21 2023 Jul 28 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 22 2023 Jul 29 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 23 2023 Jul 30 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 24 2023 Jul 31 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 25 2023 Aug 01 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 26 2023 Aug 02 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 27 2023 Aug 03 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 28 2023 Aug 04 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 29 2023 Aug 05 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 30 2023 Aug 06 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 31 2023 Aug 07 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 01 2023 Aug 08 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 02 2023 Aug 09 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 03 2023 Aug 10 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 04 2023 Aug 11 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 05 2023 Aug 12 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 06 2023 Aug 13 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 07 2023 Aug 14 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 08 2023 Aug 15 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 09 2023 Aug 16 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 10 2023 Aug 17 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 11 2023 Aug 18 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 12 2023 Aug 19 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 13 2023 Aug 20 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 14 2023 Aug 21 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 15 2023 Aug 22 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 16 2023 Aug 23 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 17 2023 Aug 24 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 18 2023 Aug 25 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 19 2023 Aug 26 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 20 2023 Aug 27 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 21 2023 Aug 28 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 22 2023 Aug 29 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 23 2023 Aug 30 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 24 2023 Aug 31 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 25 2023 Sep 01 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 26 2023 Sep 02 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 27 2023 Sep 03 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 28 2023 Sep 04 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 29 2023 Sep 05 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 30 2023 Sep 06 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 31 2023 Sep 07 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 01 2023 Sep 08 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 02 2023 Sep 09 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 03 2023 Sep 10 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 04 2023 Sep 11 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 05 2023 Sep 12 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 06 2023 Sep 13 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 07 2023 Sep 14 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 08 2023 Sep 15 2023 10 Single rooms 1,474€
Double rooms 1,099€
Sep 09 2023 Sep 16 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 10 2023 Sep 17 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 11 2023 Sep 18 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 12 2023 Sep 19 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 13 2023 Sep 20 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 14 2023 Sep 21 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 15 2023 Sep 22 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 16 2023 Sep 23 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 17 2023 Sep 24 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 18 2023 Sep 25 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 19 2023 Sep 26 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 20 2023 Sep 27 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 21 2023 Sep 28 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 22 2023 Sep 29 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 23 2023 Sep 30 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€
Sep 24 2023 Oct 01 2023 10 Single rooms 1,440€
Double rooms 1,065€

Car rental in Switzerland

If you prefer to drive yourself but would like to follow our itineraries and hotel choices we can help you with a brand new Renault vehicle - minimum 21 days - and have your itineraries and hotels ready for you.

Please email [email protected] for your choice of vehicle and pick-up and drop-off points in European countries.

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