Benedikt Cycle Path
Cycling along Inn, Salzach and Chiemsee.
Fair Weather Cyclist
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Self-guided tour
Arrival in Wasserburg
Individual arrival to the medieval commercial town.
Today you follow the River Inn via Gars and arrive at Au, the home of the former collegiate church of the Augustinian Canons of St. Maria and its adjoining monastery with stunning stucco and many ceiling frescos. Now Franciscanslive in the monastery. Via Aschau you reach the medieval city of Mühldorf.
Via Tüßling you cycle to Altötting. Here it is worth visitingthe wood-carved, soot-blackened “Black Madonna”. Altötting is the oldest and most important place of pilgrimage in Bavaria.
Continue from Altötting on to the birthplace of the former Pope Benedict XVI, to Marktl. Your destination for today is Burghausen,where the longest castle in the world is situated.
Via Raitenhaslach (splendid Baroque church) and Marienberg (Rococo-pilgrimage church “Maria Himmelfahrt“) you reach via Tittmoning your today's destination of accommodation Waging am See.
From the warmest lake in Upper Bavaria you cycle via Hufschlag to Traunstein. With various churches and museums qualifies this village as an historicalcenterof the Chiemgau. Afterwards you cycle to Chiemingwhere you can visit the parish church “Maria Himmelfahrt”.
You cycle via Seeon with its former Benedictine Monastery to Breitbrunn. You can take a short cut by missing out Seeon and cycle the first stage directly along Lake Chiemsee to Gstadt instead. In Gstadt you have the possibility to make a trip to Frauenchiemsee with its Benedictine Monastery orratheralso to Herrenchiemsee. Return journey to Wasserburg.
Departure or extension
Individual departure or extension of trip.
The route runs mostly along flat roads, but every once a while you have to accept short gradients. Predominantly you cycle on bike-and agricultural paths. Sometimes you also have to use sign-posted side roads.
Kategorie: 3***-Hotels und Gasthöfe
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
- Luggage transfer between the hotels
- Detailed travel documents
- Service hotline
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Wasserburg train station
- Free car park at the hotel, no reservation possible.