Route: Konstanz, Gottlieben, Ermatingen, Arenenberg, Steckborn, Mammern, Stein am Rhein, Gaienhofen, Iznang, Radolfzell
Length of tour: ca. 56 km
Highest point: 439 m
Description: : easy, from Steckborn to Gaienhofen more demanding
We can offer you a plethora of interesting sights with our cycling tour around the Untersee. The tour begins with a relaxed trip by train or ship to Constance, where you'll continue along the Swiss shoreline. It's worth making a short detour to Gottlieben am Seerhein on the first leg of the trip. In Mannenbach the route climbs a little, bringing you to Arenenberg with its lovingly furbished Napoleon museum. The route brings you through Steckborn and on to the mediaeval town Stein am Rhein. Circumnavigating the artists' peninsular Höri, you'll continue on to Radolfzell, where you can enjoy a little shopping in the old part of town. From Radolfzell, there's an hourly train service back to Friedrichshafen.
Gottlieben – Drachenburg
Arenenberg – Napoleon museum
Insel Werd – smallest inhabited island in Lake Constance with cloister Gaienhofen – Herrmann Hesse Museum, Otto Dix Haus
Repasts and refreshments:
Next to the cycle path between Ermatingen and Mammern: comfortable Swiss taverns and restaurants, some of them directly on the shores of the lake.
Stein am Rhein: on the Rhein promenade
Hornstaad: Inn “Schlößle” with beer garden on the shores of the lake.
Please note: You'll require your personal identification card or your passport in Switzerland.
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