Bavarian Beer Tour

Loop tour around Rothenburg.

At this tour through romantic Franconia you experience and taste the Franconian brewery tradition. You cycle on the beer bike path in valley Aischtal where each kilometre a brewery is awaiting you. Here is the highest concentration of breweries worldwide, so discover the proper atmosphere in beautiful beer gardens. Furthermore you get to know well-known cities as Rothenburg, Nuremberg and Bamberg, they impress with its medieval city shape. The routes of this loop tour are a little bit longer, but they can be shortened by train. Then this tour is also suitable for untrained cyclists.

Holiday Cyclist

Holiday Cyclist
  • 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Sabine Steinleitner
Sabine Steinleitner
+43 6219 7444 148 Contact

Itinerary

The city is epitome of medieval city romance and was eternalized from artists as Spitzweg and Richter.

You leave the romanti c Taubertal valley and follow the "Burgenstraße" cycle path. In Colmberg, the mighty Zollernburg castle towers over the town. From here you follow the Franconian Rezat to Ansbach, a splendid margrave
residenti al town. You keep following the Burgenstraße to Wolframs-Eschenbach. There's a lot to see in this medieval town!

Today you follow the Burgenstraße cycle path again, passing the moated castle in Lichtenau, and reaching Roth. Visit Rati bor castle before you follow the Main-Danube Canal to Nuremberg. The castle, which has accommodated
numerous emperors and kings, overlooks the imperial city majesti cally.

If you want to take some more ti me wandering through Nuremberg in the morning, we recommend shortening today's stage with a train ride to Forchheim. If you prefer cycling to Forchheim, today's stage will be quite demanding. Again you follow the Burgenstraße cycle path, which leads
you to today's desti nati on, Rabenstein castle. There are quite some inclines and descents today. But it is worth the eff ort! Beauti ful landscapes and numerous castles along the way makes today's stage very diversifi ed. An impressive building welcomes you at today's desti nati on: Rabenstein
castle.

Just a few kilometres aft er your start you will reach a recordbreaking
town: Aufseß. You think that it's just a small town but it has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. You are now in the town with the most breweries per resident! Before you conti nue today's bike tour to Bamberg,
you should take a break here and try some of the beer.

In Bamberg there are numerous sights that shouldn't be missed. Visit the imperial cathedral and wander through the beauti ful old town with its town hall, being located on an arti fi cial island in the middle of the Regnitz river. A guided
tour through one of the many local breweries is also very interesti ng, as well as visiti ng the brewery museum.

The first part of today’s stage leads you then primal a part along yesterday’s tour course. Until Hirschhaid the route can be shortened by train (not included). After Hirschhaid you follow the valley of stream Aisch to Neustadt.

Your last day on the bike leads you to Bad Windsheim, where you find next to a beautiful old city the Franconian open air museum. On a spacious area historic buildings have been rebuilt. In the local tavern you can taste home-brewed beer, before you continue your tour. Back in Rothenburg your tour comes to an end in medieval setting. You should not miss a vespertine city tour with night watchman!

After breakfast your beer tour is completed, if wished you can book extra nights

Tour character

Hilly routes with lots of small climbs. Most of the times you cycle on calm farm routes. Basic condition is commendable.

Prices and events

All data for 2019 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 17, 2019
Apr 22, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
May 5, 2019 - May 17, 2019
Oct 6, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Arrival daily
Season 2
Apr 18, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
Apr 27, 2019 - May 4, 2019
May 18, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Sep 15, 2019 - Oct 5, 2019
Arrival daily
Season 3
May 25, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019
Jun 23, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
Arrival daily
Season 4
Jun 8, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019
Jul 13, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019
Arrival daily
Bavarian Beer tour, 9 days, DE-ATRRO-09X
Base price
Surcharge single room
599,00
180,00
649,00
180,00
729,00
180,00
749,00
180,00

Kategorie: 3***-Hotels

Season 1
Apr 13, 2019 - Apr 17, 2019
Apr 22, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
May 5, 2019 - May 17, 2019
Oct 6, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Season 2
Apr 18, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
Apr 27, 2019 - May 4, 2019
May 18, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Sep 15, 2019 - Oct 5, 2019
Season 3
May 25, 2019 - Jun 7, 2019
Jun 23, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
Season 4
Jun 8, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019
Jul 13, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019
Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Extra night double room
Extra night sgl/bb
75,00
95,00
75,00
95,00
75,00
95,00
75,00
95,00
Price
Rental bike 24-gear
Rental bike 7-gear
Electric bike
75,00
75,00
175,00

Services and infos

Included:

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room
  • City tour with night watchman in Rothenburg
  • Coupons for 5 x 0.5 l of beer per person (from 18 years of age)
  • Entrance Franconian open air museum (closed on Mondays)
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Rothenburg train station
  • Free public car park at the train station

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Train rides Nuremberg – Forchheim and Bamberg – Hirschaid not included
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
Sabine Steinleitner
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Sabine Steinleitner, Customer Service Assistant

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