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Bavarian Five Rivers Tour

Romantik in Weiß-Blau.

Welcome to Bavaria! The most popular German region with its white-blue flags, relaxed pace and warm hospitality. The region with the most beer breweries, but also the region of history and Baroque churches. Welcome to a whole „new Bavaria“, nothing like the old clichés! The almost untouched landscape will impress you with its diversity and contrariness. The five rivers you will follow are the rivers Vils, Naab, Altmühl, Pegnitz and the famous Danube. Take your time for all the old small towns, the romantic villages and the changing landscapes. Enjoy the rough charme of the Upper Palatine, romantic Franconia and the specialities of the Bavarian cuisine.

Medium
Medium
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

Nuremberg – with a history of a 1000 years: The old free city with its grande emperor castle, famous churches and museums attracts lots of tourists year after year. In the old part you will find pretty town houses, proud churches, the castle and the old town’s wall, which is a ring of 5 kilometres around the inner part of the city.

You leave the historical Nuremberg and roll along the Ludwig-Danube-Main Canal, a listed building, through beautiful nature to Neumarkt in the Upper Palatinate. A special landmark of the city is the castle ruin Wolfstein, which is enthroned on a mountain ridge. The old town with its striking church towers is always worth a visit.

Today, they alternately drive along "oxbow lakes" of the Altmühl, which captivate above all by their originality. Via Beilngries and Dietfurt you reach the three-castle town of Riedenburg, which lies at the foot of the ruins of Tachenstein, Rabenstein and Rosenburg.

A once in a lifetime nature experience awaits you with the wild and romantic Danube breakthrough near Kelheim, which you can experience by boat (not included). A visit to the Weltenburg Monastery and the oldest monastery brewery in the world (not included) should also be planned. Then follow the Danube via Bad Abbach to Regensburg. During a walk trough the old town you can hardly get enough of all the historical buildings.

Leaving Regensburg behind you, you will find yourself cycling through meadows, forests and fields along the river Naab. On both sides of the river impressive rocks aim for the sky, some as high as 100 metres. At the ruin of the castle Kallmünz you will change rivers once again: The river Vils now guides you to Amberg. If you are a culture nerd, you must stop and have a look at the “Hammerherrenschloss” castle in Theuern, before you tackle the last kilometres to Amberg.

After a flat section today’s stage has some uphill climbing in the game for you. You reach the 1000 year old town Sulzbach-Rosenberg, which was built on impressive rocks far above. After a short break in this town you cycle on through one of the regions with the most forests in Germany, the “Hersbrucker Schweiz”. The town of Hersburg was a centre for hop-growing and -trade for over centuries. Look up at the roofs: Some of the old wooden carvings still remind you of the hop-growing tradition.

The famous “watergate” shows you the way out of the town Hersburg and you cycle along the river Pegnitz through its beautiful valley. Castle Henfendfeld will watch over you from the top of a hill along the way. The town of Lauf at the river Pegnitz, the “gate to Franconia” is also worth a visit. Through glorious avenues, lined with many green trees, you cycle into Nuremberg. If you want to, we are happy to book an additional night in Nuremberg for you. Otherwise we wish you “good-bye” and safe travels home.

Tour character

Easy, steady ascent on the first stage from Nuremberg to Neumarkt, and some short climbs behind Amberg. The rest of the tour runs without any steep gradients. The route leads mostly on smaller country roads, forest and farm roads, which are mostly asphalted, partly gravelled. You only have to expect a higher traffic volume in larger cities or a few short sections.
 

Prices and events

All data for 2023 at a glance
Place of arrival: Nürnberg
  Season 1
09.04.2023 - 30.04.2023
08.10.2023 - 15.10.2023

Arrival daily
Season 2
01.05.2023 - 10.05.2023
15.09.2023 - 07.10.2023

Arrival daily
Season 3
11.05.2023 - 25.05.2023
11.06.2023 - 30.06.2023
01.09.2023 - 14.09.2023

Arrival daily
Season 4
26.05.2023 - 10.06.2023
01.07.2023 - 31.08.2023

Arrival daily
Bavarian Five Rivers Tour, 8 days, DE-ATRAA-08X
Base price
699.00
799.00
899.00
949.00
Surcharge single room 249.00 249.00 249.00 249.00

Category: Hotels of national 3***-level

Season 1
Apr 9, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023
Oct 8, 2023 - Oct 15, 2023
Arrival daily
Season 2
May 1, 2023 - May 10, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023
Arrival daily
Season 3
May 11, 2023 - May 25, 2023
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 14, 2023
Arrival daily
Season 4
May 26, 2023 - Jun 10, 2023
Jul 1, 2023 - Aug 31, 2023
Arrival daily
Bavarian Five Rivers Tour, 8 days, DE-ATRAA-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room
699.00
249.00
799.00
249.00
899.00
249.00
949.00
249.00

Category: Hotels of national 3***-level

Season 1
Apr 9, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023
Oct 8, 2023 - Oct 15, 2023
Season 2
May 1, 2023 - May 10, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023
Season 3
May 11, 2023 - May 25, 2023
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 14, 2023
Season 4
May 26, 2023 - Jun 10, 2023
Jul 1, 2023 - Aug 31, 2023
Nürnberg
Double room p. P.
Surcharge single room
65.00
35.00
65.00
35.00
65.00
35.00
65.00
35.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Nürnberg
  Season 1
Apr 9, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023
Oct 8, 2023 - Oct 15, 2023

Arrival daily
Season 2
May 1, 2023 - May 10, 2023
Sep 15, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023

Arrival daily
Season 3
May 11, 2023 - May 25, 2023
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 30, 2023
Sep 1, 2023 - Sep 14, 2023

Arrival daily
Season 4
May 26, 2023 - Jun 10, 2023
Jul 1, 2023 - Aug 31, 2023

Arrival daily
Nürnberg
Double room p. P. 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00
Surcharge single room 35.00 35.00 35.00 35.00
Filter
27-gears unisex
27-gears gents
8-gears unisex
8-gears gents
Electric bike
99.00
99.00
99.00
99.00
239.00
Prices per person in EUR

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Best developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, Dutch)
  • GPS-data available
  • Service-hotline

Optional extras:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Nuremberg train station
  • Nuremberg or Munich airport
  • Public car park in the city centre approx. EUR 35 per week, no reservation possible, to be paid for at the time.

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
Contact & booking
Do you still have questions about the tour? We are happy to help and look forward to your inquiry.
Semiramis Feitler
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Semiramis Feitler, Travel specialist
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Ratings

4.7 of 5 Stars (3 Ratings)
5 stars
Sabine S. DE | 24.08.2022
Eine schöne Zeit
Es war alles sehr schön. Wir sind nach den GPS Daten gefahren, die wir auf Anfrage erhalten haben. Das hat super geklappt. Die erhaltenen Reiseunterlagen waren sonst immer etwas ausführlicher, was die Streckenführung anbelangt. Die Hotels oder Gasthöfe waren alle zentral gelegen, alle waren freundlich und hilfsbereit. Die Hotelzimmer waren alle einwandfrei. Eine super Tour. Immer wieder gerne.
5 stars
Rolf L. DE | 05.07.2020
Herrliche Bayern Rundtour entlang von Flüssen und durch reizvolle Städte und Dörfer
4 stars
Albrecht Stumpp DE | 09.09.2017
Schöne Tour

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