German Panorama Tour Classic

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You ar looking fo an unforgettable getaway?
Than join us und book this fantastic journey along the Alps. This route shows you the diversity of German Alps. The journey begins on the island of Lindau in Lake Constance, the largest lake in Germany. You ride on quiet cycle paths through a varied mountain landscape. Numerous lake, many cultural attractions and the Nationinalpark Königssee at the end are further highlights of this journey.

The perfect vacation to get to know an new country
More time for pleasure. This bicycle-journey takes a bit longer than the sporty version. For this, the stages are mostly shorter and you have more time to enjoy. Because you probably don't visit every year one of the most beautiful regions of Europe.

This bicycle tour is available:map_german_panoramatour_classic
Duration: 14 days / 13 nights from € 850 (prices are per person, land only and based on double occupancy)
Special feature: Improved service, boat trips, visit royal castle and Bavarian beer
Length: Approx. 525 km / 326 miles
Level: Moderate to demanding                                                                          Overview Map ►

Description   Prices / Services

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Your travel plan:

 

Day 1 Arrival in Munichmunich_center_text
Bavaria's capital city offers countless attractions. You will receive from us a brochure with tips for your stay in Munich.
Principal Areas of attractions are: Olympic-Centre, Town Hall, the Viktualienmarkt (food marked central), Hofbräuhaus, the most famous guest house in the world, German Museum, the world's largest museum of technology and science…
Guided city tour* in the evening. Beginning at 20.30 clock / 8:30 pm. Duration approx. 2 hours.
* Only on Friday and Saturday
Overnight stay in a 3* category hotel in Munich

Day 2  Munich – Lindau by train
Your journey begins very relaxed in Munich Centralstation by train.
The journey takes about 2:45 hours. The entrainment of your bicycle in the train is not a problem. The arrival in Lindau is exciting. The railway station is located in the historic citycentre on an island in Lake Constance. This lake is the third largest lake in Central Europe. The view of the nearby Swiss Alps increases the anticipation for the trip. After check in you can test a piece of the legendary Lake Constance cycle path. In the evening, we offer you a small cruise on Lake Constance. Departure at 18:00 clock, duration approx 1 hour.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian hotel (3* category) in the historic Center of Lindau Island.

Day 3 Lindau – Region Oberstaufen, approx. 50 km / 31 miles
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 690 Meter / 2264 ft.
You will leave the old town of Lindau and Lake Constance behind you. With a little luck you will have a beautiful panoramic view of the Swiss, Austrian and German Alps. You ride through green pastures country where numerous "lucky" cows graze. The production of cheese (e.g. Allgäuer Emmentaler) in this area is world famous!
Your destination is a small mountain-village at the foot of green mountains.german_panorama_unten4
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian guest-house or hotel (3* category) in the region of Oberstaufen

Day 4 Region Oberstaufen – Region Immenstadt / Oberstdorf, approx. 60 km / 37 miles
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 250 Meter / 820 ft.
After yesterday's mountainous stage, awaits you today a pleasant flat route. A long descent leads you to the lake called Großer Alpsee. After 25 km you reach your stage destination Immenstadt. Leave your luggage at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the ride along the river Iller in the mountaineering and ski village Oberstdorf. Here you are for the first time on the route in the middle of the high Alps in Germany.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian guesthouse or hotel (3* category)

Day 5 Region Immenstadt – Region Füssen, approx. 55 km / 34 miles
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 890 Meter / 2920 ft.
An impressive backdrop of mountains accompanies you on the second part of the journey.
In a small mountain village you visit the most original bakery during the whole trip!
Who has eaten previously only the boring and tasteless white bread, believes to be here in paradise.
The picturesque royal palaces of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau will come into view from afar.
Overnight stay in the region of Füssen/Schwangau in a good Bavarian guest-house or hotel (3* category)

Day 6 Region Füssen – Region Murnau, approx. 60 km / 37 milesSchloss_Neuschwanstein_Urheber_ThomasWolf, wwwfoto-tw.de
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 450 Meter / 1476 ft.
Today you will leave the castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau behind you.
The route to Murnau on Lake Staffelsee you will cycle through a idyllic area, filled with the romance of alpine meadows.
You will pass the world famous Wieskirche (World Heritage), the church which embodies the Bavarian Rococo style – a excellent place for a break. The last few miles / kilometers lead you through the largest moorland in Central Europe. Set in a magnificent lake and moor landscape, Lake Staffelsee with its seven islands set against the backdrop of the Upper Bavarian Alps comes into view.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian guest-house or hotel (3* category)

Day 7 Region Murnau – Mittenwald approx. 50 km / 31 miles
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 450 Meter / 1476 ft.
Past the Murnau Moor you reach the highest mountains in Germany. A wonderful path leads you to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Left and right of the path you will discover a rich flora in a wide river valley. The view of the Zugspitze mountain range (2962 m 9718 ft.) is breathtaking. The difference in elevation from the valley to the summit is 2,200 meters / 7200 feet!
Your path leads to the Olympic ski stadium and up into the mountain village of Mittenwald, based of a mighty mountain range. Mittenwald is the most famous "violins-construction-village" in Germany! The historic center has numerous painted hous-facades (Lüftlmalerei), an expression of Bavarian humor. Here you can find many original photo motives.
Afternoon between 15.00 and 17.00 clock / 3:00 and 5:00 pm: Visit the spectacular Leutasch-George near Mittenwald.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian guest-house or hotel (3* category)

Day 8 Mittenwald – source of Isar-River in Karwendel Mountains approx. 45 km / 28 milesmunich_lake_text2
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 450 Meter / 1476 ft.
The scenic highlight of your journey awaits you. Wonderful quiet roads lead you into a stunning world of high mountains in Austria. You always follow the Isar river. This river is getting narrower and narrower until you arrive at its sources.
At the end of the valley you visit an old Alpine pasture, 1220 meter (4002 ft) above the sea level. At least here you believe to be in a “Heidi-movie”. Your return trip is on an equal route.
Afternoon at 16.00 clock/ 4:00 pm: Cable car ride up in the Karwendel mountainrange 2.200 meter / 7220 ft.

Day 9 Mittenwald – Bad Tölz, approx. 65 km / 40 miles
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 150 Meter / 493 ft.
The Isar bike path runs through a beautiful alpine valley. You will pass the fjord-like reservoirlake Sylvenstein the Isarwinkel region. Shortly before your destination Bad Tölz you ride through a wide nature reserve area.
By the way, this small town is a very popular moor and salt water spa.
Also in this historic old town (pedestrian zone) you find sumptuous buildings with “Bavarian-facadeas paintings”. Numerous well-known artists and writers visit this area.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian guest-house or hotel (3* category)german_panorama_text3

Day 10 Bad Tölz – region of Raubling, approx. 75 km / 47 miles
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 920 Meter / 3018 ft.
This tour leads to two magnificent mountain lakes. The gorgeus panoramaview from the shore of the lake Tegernsee ( one of the most famous lakes in Germany) is like in a picture book. Also a nice beach is ideal for swimming. Here you can admire splendid beach beauties!
Over a range of hills you come to the next mountain lake (Schliersee). The bike path leads quietly along the shore. Here you can also swim in the clear water and thereby enjoying the view of the mountain panorama. Through a wide Bavarian alpine-farmland you come to the next wide moorland. Nearing your destination, the longest descent (7 km / 4,5 mi) of the trip is waiting for you.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian guesthaus or hotel (3* category)

Day 11 Region of Raubling – region of Lake Chiemsee, approx. 50 km / 40 milesgerman_panorama_castle
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 280 Meter / 919 ft.
First highlight today: The village Neubeuern, with its historical center. Often it serves as a backdrop for TV movies.
In a small family-bakery you can still buy real homemade breads or cakes – without chemical additives. Quiet roads and great bike paths lead you directly back to the alps. After a long descent, you reach Bavaria's largest lake Chiemsee.
Next highlight: After this short trip you take a boat trip to the island of Herrenchiemsee.
On the island you visit the mighty king-castle, the Castle Museum and the old monastery. The view from the monastery of the other islands and the lake is really impressive.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian guest-house or hotel (3* category)ry)

Day 12 Lake Chiemsee – Berchtesgaden approx. 80 km / 47 miles
Difference in altitude, only in the ascent approx. 850 Meter / 2789 ft.
Look forward to another day on a beautiful course. The Bavarian Alps are passing like a pearl necklace on you.
First cultural highlight is the city of Traunstein, after 30 km / 19 mi, a perfect place for the first break. Emerged and became rich through trade flourishing of salt! The splendid merchants' houses on listed market are absolutely impressive.
The culinary highlight: An excellent cake at the legendary Café Oswald, directly on the historic marketplace. In this patisserie all products are homemade to their own recipes – of course without chemical preservatives.german_panorama_text5
The tour continues again (up and down) on small, quiet roads and cycle paths. A part of the route is pleasant flat. Finally, you still have to climb two long slopes. Then you did it. Germany's most beautiful panoramic tour is yours! You can be very proud of this fantastic performance!
Your overnight stop Berchtesgaden, has still one of the largest salt mines in Europe.
A sad celebrity got the place by Hitler's frequently stays, and its command center on the “eagle nest”.
The latter is today a major tourist attraction.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian bed and breakfast or hotel (3* category)

Day 13 Boat trip Königssee
You did it! You are cycled along the whole chain of the Alps in Germany. Now you deserve a special reward. We find a boat tour of Germany's most beautiful lake is the "perfect present" for you.
On a quiet electric boat (seats for max. 50 people) you discover this wonderful lake. Note: The lake is located in the national park, so motorboats are prohibited. "Sky high" rock faces rise on either side to hopefully blue sky. Not only the beautiful landscape fascinates you. Middle of the lake you will hear a trumpet solo – and the multiple echoes in the cliffs.german_panorama_classic
At two "piers" you can get off and start for a walk in the beautiful surroundings.
We are sure: This last day of your journey will memorable for you.
Overnight stay in a good Bavarian bed and breakfast or hotel (3* category)

Day 14 Berchtesgaden – Munich by train
After a very good breakfast you ride to the nearby railway station. First you ride with the modern suburban train to Salzburg. Would you rather ride with your bicycle to Salzburg? The ride is very scenic and takes about 2.5 hours.With a modern train you ride without having to change from Salzburg back to Munich. The entrainment of your bicycle on the train is not a problem. Through the train windows you can see a part of your journey again. The journey takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Our service for you: We are happy to book additional nights for you in Salzburg or Munich, that you can explore one (or both) of the beautiful City-Center and surrounding.

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Prices / Services

Tour: German Panorama Tour – Sportive
Code: GPT-Classice
Tour type: Individual
Duration: 14 days /13 nights
Distance: 580 km / 360 miles
Level: Medium to demanding (frequently hilly, but even also flat sections)
Dates of arrival: 31. May – 06. October /daily
We recommend: Choose Saturday as the arrival day in Munich
Please note: This offer is not valid during the Oktoberfest. At that time, the prices are significantly higher. We'll make you a separate offer.

Prices* standard-category (national 2* level)
Per person in double room: from € 850
Per person in single-room: from € 1.030
Per person in 3-bed-room: from € 840
Family-trip: Please ask for family room!
*Prices vary by season and availability of rooms
Prices* comfort-category (national 3* level)
Per person in double room: from € 1.060
Per person in single-room:  from € 1.250
Per person in 3-bed-room:  from € 980
Family-trip: Please ask for family room!
*Prices vary by season and availability of rooms

Services – included in the price

  • 13x overnight stays in the selected category
  • rooms with shower/bath, WC, mostly TV and WiFí
  • 13x plentiful breakfast
  • 8x lunch-bag for between-meal treats
  • Local tourist tax
  • 5x beverage voucher ( á 0,5 liter; mineralwater, softdrink or beer with max. 5% alc)
  • Guided city tour in munich (just on Friday or Saturday evening)
  • Train journey from Munich to Lindau
  • Boat-trip Lake Constance
  • Cable car ride “Karwendel” up to 2,200 meters/7220 ft. in Mittenwald
  • Boat-trip Lake Chiemsee
  • Guided tour Castle Herrenchiemsee
  • Entry into Royal Castle Museum and Monastery
  • Boat-trip Lake Königssee (National Park)
  • Train journey Berchtesgaden via Salzburg to Munich with bicycle transport
  • comprehensive cycle route description in English
  • bike tour maps (German publisher) 1:50.000 / 1:100.000
  • 14 day service hotline
  • optional half board (additional charge)

Our special services for you – facultative

  • optional rental touring bike € 145 for nine days (panniers and handlebar bags also available to rent)
  • optional luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • optional personal support from the airport to the Munich-City center/hotel and back.
  • If you will take one or more of these services, please inform us on the registration form. We make you a personal offer.

Our special services for you – facultative
Optional personal support from the airport to the Munich-City center/hotel and back.
Additional nights in Munich or Salzburg
If you will take one or more of these services, please inform us on the registration form. We make you a personal offer.

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