Your hotel category A:
You spend the night in the 4-star Hotel Halm directly at the historic train station in Constance. The sights in Constance and the lakeshore are just a few minutes' walk away. The personal and pleasant atmosphere of the hotel is reflected in the spacious reception area, in the bar with library, in the Moorish Hall and on the terraces.
Free WiFi is available in the comfortable rooms. In the 19th century Moorish Hall, the chefs spoil you with specialties from both Moorish and local cuisine. End the day with a cocktail in the bar with library or in the sauna area with relaxation lounge.
Your hotel category B:
The building of today's hotel was - inspired by the architecture of the Karlsruhe Palace - built at the beginning of the 20th century and in 1994 it houses the ABC Hotel. The privately run hotel is about 5 minutes by bike from the old town of Constance with its many sights. The 29 attractively designed rooms are equipped with wooden parquet and a practical kitchenette. In all rooms you have free WiFi access.
You are welcome to tell us your preferred hotel in the booking process so that we can inquire about it for you. Depending on the desired travel period and availability, other hotels will also be booked for your Lake Constance radial tour.
Today you will move into your hotel in Constance, whose town remains medieval in character to this day. In 1414, the town hosted the only church council ever to take place north of the Alps. A small museum is dedicated to the Czech reformer Jan Hus, who was burnt at the stake here. The symbol of the city is the statue of Imperia, which is a memorial to the prostitutes of the council time. The aquariums of the Sea Life Center are also worth a visit, as is the Archaeological Museum.
Today you will travel firstly to Friedrichshafen. From here you will follow along the Lake Constance Cycle Path to Langenargen. You will cycle through well-kept villages such as Wasserburg and Nonnenhorn and you will have numerous opportunities to take a break in a beer garden or at a lakeshore beach. Your destination for the day is Lindau, the Bavarian Metropolis on the Lake. The historical Old Town on an island is a popular attraction for visitors. In the afternoon you will return by boat to Constance.
You will have the whole day for your visit to Mainau Island. The lake’s mild climate means that this island is home to palm trees. Depending on the season, you will be able to find a vast array of different plants in bloom on the island. In the spring, you will spot countless blossoming types of Tulips and Hyacinths. Later in the year, Rhododendrons can be seen in their full beauty. In the months of September and October, you will find both Dahlias and around 30.000 rosebushes.
Today you will first travel to Überlingen on the other side of Lake Constance by boat. The Lake Constance Cycle Path will take you to the pilgrimage church Birnau. From here, follow the Prälaten path to Salem. The castle of the former monastic order is an impressive example of southern German Baroque architecture. From the medieval town of Meersburg, which is home to an old and a new castle, the ferry will take you back to Constance.
The first destination of the day is Reichenau Island, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. From here you will get a boat across to Gaienhofen. Here you will be able to visit the Hermann-Hesse-House. You will then continue cycling along the Höri Peninsula. Stein am Rhein has a number of attractive painted house facades. The last leg of the trip leads you along the Swiss, southern shore of the Lower Lake before returning to Constance.
After breakfast your beautiful holiday ends at the Hotel in Constance. For whose who don't want to leave jet have the possibility to extend their stay.
Prices / Dates
Services / Info
- Category B: Accommodation in hotels 3*niveau
- Category A: Accommodation in hotels 4*niveau
- Accomodation with breakfast
- Map of bike trails with marked route
- Detailed route description
- Tips for tour preparation
- Touristic information
- Boat trip Reichenau - Gaienhofen incl. bike
- Boat trip Wallhausen - Überlingen incl.bike
- Boat trip Lindau - Constance incl. bike
- 2 ferry trips Constance - Meersburg incl. bike
- Entrance Rosgartenmuseum Constance incl. 1 cup of coffee
- Entrance Castle Schloss Salem
- 7 days hotline service
Please find more information about the Lake Constance radial tour below. If you have any further questions feel free to contact us by phone: 0049 - (0)6421 - 886890.
Arrival by train
Constance is easily accessible from all major cities in Germany by train. We recommend to take a taxi from the station to get to our partner hotels in Constance.
Current schedule information and price information can be found via:
Parking facilities at the hotel
At the hotel paid parking is possible, partialy.
Furthermore, it is possible to park in a fenced parking lot for the duration of the bike tour (EUR 49, - per trip / per car). Reservation required.
It is also possible to use free parking spaces on public roads or public parking spaces / car parks. Parking garages (fish market, Dammgasse, old town, Benedictine square), costs approx. 25 EUR per day / car.
Condition of cycle paths
You cycle mostly on flat, paved bike trails near the shore around the lake. Occasionally there are short sections of unpaved roads. In the area of Friedrichshafen, the bike path goes along the main road.
Available rental bikes
You can choose between woman’s and men's bicycles either with 8-speed gear shift and coaster brake or 27-speed gear shift and freewheel or electric bikes. All ladies' bikes have a low opening that makes mounting and dismounting much easier. The bikes are suitable for all ladies from 150 cm in height. Men's bikes are suitable for all gentlemen from 175 cm in height. Please specify your wishes at time of booking.
Extra costs which are not inculded in the price
The entrance to Mainau Island as well as a possibly applicable city tax are not part of the price and has to be paid on site.
7 days hotline service
Just in case the bike chain is broken, flooding makes it impossible to continue your tour or any other nasty surprise: you can reach us seven days a week and we will do anything to help you as fast as possible.
Passport and visa requirements
For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.
The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.