Altmuhl and Ansbach Cycle Path

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Bike Tours, E-bike tours


8 days




With family

Capture memorable moments by starting with your family and your children!


The beauty of this package is in the freedom it offers: without a guide, you are free to decide the timing, pace, and stops of your journey. Travel freely, travel your way!

2/5 Medium-Easy

Moderate-Easy, between 25 and 65 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 150 and 300 meters.



The starting point is different from the ending point, with overnight stays in different hotels and daily stages.


Day 1: Rothenburg
Individual arrival in Rothenburg, a small town located in the Tauber valley. The landscape is characterized by towers, houses covered with flowering walls, and impressive ancient structures. The historic center is well preserved and marked by intricate alleys, considered the archetype of the medieval German city and especially appreciated by tourists.

Day 2: Rothenburg – Ansbach (50 km)
Today your stage will take you to the Frankenhöhe Nature Park and if you want, you can make a detour to the source of the Altmühl. After this, you will be faced with the steep ascent to Colmberg castle, demanding but certainly rewarding, as its basic structure has remained unchanged since the 12th century. Today's destination will be Ansbach, a splendid Margrave residence.

Day 3: Ansbach – Weißenburg/Wettelsheim (60 km)
An ambitious construction project aimed at balancing Bavaria's water reserves shaped the Franconian Lake District, which you will cycle through today. Via Limes, the ancient frontier of the Roman Empire, you will reach today's final destination, which will be either the city of Weißenburg, home to the largest treasure chest in Germany, or the picturesque city of Wettelsheim.

Day 4: Weißenburg/Wettelsheim – Eichstätt (50 km)
From Treuchtlingen onwards the valley becomes increasingly narrow because the river bed is deeper here due to the Jurassic rock formations. The Twelve Apostles, very imposing dolomite rocks of the Altmühl Natural Park, are perhaps the most impressive rock formation that you will have the opportunity to see on this trip. Along the way, the Altmühl is overlooked by majestic castles, as you approach the next destination, the episcopal and university city of Eichstätt.

Day 5: Eichstätt – Beilngries (45 km)
In Eichstätt, you will have enough time to visit the dinosaur museum: in the Jurassic Museum (Jura Museum) there are countless fossils on display, from two-legged predators to archaeopteryx. You can also choose to travel through time and visit the Roman fortress Vetoniana, before returning to pedal towards the present. Through expanses of heather and juniper in the Altmühl valley, you will reach today's final destination, Beilngries.

Day 6: Beilngries – Bad Gögging / Kelheim (40 or 50 km)
The first stop today is Dietfurt, which means that you have arrived at the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal. At Riedenburg you can visit the Sound Museum, which exhibits a whole series of music reproduction devices. And then, why not visit Prunn Castle? In Kehlheim, not only you, but also the waters of the Altmühl have reached today's final stage: here the Bavarian river flows into the Danube. From the Befreiungshalle, the monument on the hill, you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view.

Day 7: Bad Gögging / Kelheim – Regensburg (55 km) | boat tour
In the morning you will take a ferry through the impressive Danube Gorge to the Welternburg monastery, which houses the oldest brewery in the world and is definitely worth a visit. And here is the final destination of the journey: Regensburg, whose historic center has recently been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, without limiting its modern style. Open-air cafes, restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife will make your visit memorable.

Day 8: Regensburg
After breakfast, end of services. Individual return or extension of the stay.

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✅ What is included in the trip?

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary
  • GPS or navigation APP
  • Guided tour in Rothenburg in the company of the Night Watchman
  • Boat from Kelheim to Weltenburg, including bicycles
  • Boat from Weltenburg to Kelheim, including bicycles
  • Return transfer from Regensburg to Rothenburg, including bicycles

❌ What is not included?

  • Transfers not listed as "Included"
  • City tax
  • Tips
  • Journey to/from the starting point of the tour
  • Meals and drinks not listed as "Included"
  • Bike rental
  • Extras
  • Entrance fees, ferries and anything not listed as "Included"
  • Welcome briefing

💸 Cancellation fees

  • Time Range
  • Full refund
  • More 27 days of departure
  • 80%
  • From 13 to 27 days before departure
  • 60%
  • From 6 to 13 days before departure
  • 20%
  • From 0 to 6 days before departure
  • 10%

Altmuhl and Ansbach Cycle Path

  • To be enveloped by the nature that will form the backdrop to your daily rides
  • To be enchanted by the typical half-timbered houses, very common in this region
  • To begin the journey in the welcoming Bavarian town of Rothenburg
  • To discover the many small cities of Roman origin you will encounter along the way
  • To end the journey in the lively Regensburg, one of the oldest cities in Germany, overlooking the Danube, whose historic center is a Unesco Heritage
  • To cycle the Altmuhl cycle path, one of the most loved in Germany, offers a valid alternative, less famous and therefore less crowded, to the nearby Danube Cycle Path
  • To discover Germany by bike, savoring every corner, even the most hidden, at a leisurely pace

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  • Are rented bikes equipped with accessories like lights or bags?


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