Whether on a road bike, touring bike or e-bike – the Lake Constance region offers optimal conditions for an active holiday on two wheels. Flat, well-maintained cycle paths along the lake, narrow roads through the hilly hinterland, challenging trails with considerable altitude profiles: Lindau am Bodensee is a perfect starting point for cycling tours in the scenically varied region.

Lake Constance Cycle Path

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The Lake Constance Cycle Route runs around Lake Constance for around 280 km. It connects three countries, lots of sights and varied landscapes. It is not for nothing that it is one of the most popular cycling routes in Europe.

By leaving out Untersee or Überlinger See, the tour can be shortened accordingly. The cycle path is signposted on asphalt and gravel paths with low gradients and is suitable for bicycles and e-bikes. We recommend starting the cycle path from Lindau. Maps and information material about the Lake Constance Cycle Path can be found at the Lindau Tourist Information Office at the Inselbahnhof.

  • Length: approx. 280 km
  • Metres in altitude: approx. 280 m
  • Duration: approx. 24 h (pure cycling time)

Details of the tour can be found here.

Tips & tricks

In the summer months, the cycle route is very busy. To avoid nasty surprises and stress, it is advisable to book accommodation before you start your cycle tour. If possible, plan at least one extra overnight stay in Lindau at the end or beginning of the cycle route so that you can get to know the island and garden city better.

It’s easier to cycle with light luggage. So that you don’t have too much on your bike, you can leave your luggage with a luggage transport service.

Lake Constance Cycle Path in 6 days

/ Recommended season: Spring and autumn
/ Recommended group size: 10 people

Day 1 🇩🇪

Day 2 🇩🇪 🇦🇹 🇨🇭 approx. 70 km
Lindau – Constance

Day 3 🇩🇪 🇨🇭 approx. 50 km
Constance -Radolfzell

Day 4 🇩🇪 approx. 75 km
Radolfzell – Überlingen

  • Onward journey with a stop on the island of Reichenau.
  • Arrival and overnight stay in Überlingen

Day 5 🇩🇪 approx. 53 km
Überlingen – Lindau

Day 6 🇩🇪

  • Return journey from Lindau railway station
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Bodensee-Königssee-Cycling Path

Lindau is also the starting point for the Bodensee-Königssee Cycle Route. This demanding route leads from Lindau through the Allgäu, along numerous Bavarian lakes on the edge of the Alps to Königssee at the foot of the Watzmann. The long-distance cycle route is mostly hilly – experienced cyclists will need three to five days to complete the route. The castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, the salt mines of Bad Reichenhall and a total of twelve lakes are among the sights to see. A cycle bus runs along the route.

Length: approx. 418 km
Metres in altitude: approx. 4,000 m
Duration: approx. 40 h (pure cycling time)

Details of the tour can be found here.