The best of the Rhine by bike

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Duration

7 days

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Duration

225Km

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Self-guided

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!
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Level 1.5/5

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

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Linear

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

Description

Day 1: Rorschach
Arrival in Rorschach, a city located near the triple border between Switzerland, Germany and Liechtenstein, and hotel accommodation.

Day 2: Rorschach - Kreuzlingen/Tägerwilen (35 or 45 km; +190/-225 m)
Lake Constance is the soul of Europe. The area around the glittering, silvery-green lake, has always been a point of great interest. Despite the lively atmosphere on the lake, Thurgau, remains a serene countryside oasis, with castles and expanses of orchards.

Day 3: Kreuzlingen/Tägerwilen - Schaffhausen (45 km; +330/-360 m or 50 km; +325/-350 m)
The beautiful landscape around Untersee, was also liked by Napoleon and, together with the richly decorated city of Stein am Rhein, attracts thousands of visitors every year. You will then cycle towards the most spectacular falls in Europe, the Rhine Falls, near Schaffhausen.

Day 4: Schaffhausen - Bad Zurzach (50 km; +570/-620 m)
The Hochrhein, the High Rhine, has dug its bed between the Black Forest and the Jura, sometimes wide and calm, sometimes narrow and agitated. On this stage, you will pass through interesting floodplains and small historical villages, adding a bit of cultural entertainment to your day.

Day 5: Bad Zurzach - Rheinfelden (55 km; +305/-375 m)
Starting from the wellness oasis of Bad Zurzach, today's tour will take you to Koblenz, with its four bridges in the historic center, near the Klingnau basin. Today's destination is Rheinfelden, following a short distance from the picturesque town of Laufenburg.

Day 6: Rheinfelden - Basel (25 km; +155/-150 m)
Today you will ride where the ancient Romans used to live and have fun: at Augusta Raurica, a large Roman archaeological site , located in the semi-canton of Basel Country. You will then continue to reach the lively Basel, which will welcome you with its lively atmosphere and its cultural attractions.

Day 7: Basel
After breakfast, end of services. and individual departure.

Included

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary

Not included

  • GPS Tracks
  • APP
  • 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 penalties

  • Minimum non-refundable rate: 50
  • From 29 days before the departure date: refund of 75%
  • From 13 days before the departure date: refund of 50%
  • From 7 days before, the amount is non-refundable.

The best of the Rhine by bike

  • To follow the course of the Rhine river by bike, between romantic paths, sun-burnt salt towers and Roman ruins
  • To discover the Mediterranean charm of Rorschach, a picturesque port city overlooking Lake Constance
  • To reach the spectacular Rhine Falls by bike and feel the roar of the water all over the body
  • To go back in time in the ancient Roman settlement of Augusta Raurica, between museums and archaeological excavations
  • To ride to lively Basel and its iconic places: the Market Square, the City Hall and numerous museums
  • To experience a relaxing bike tour of Switzerland, discovering the most suggestive places along the Rhine river

Package only on request.

Some of our tours are not available or bookable at the moment. If you are interested in this tour, then ask our team for more information on upcoming availability, or on a similar tour available or bookable immediately!

Frequently asked questions

  • Can I bring my own bike?

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