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Bamberg - Aschaffenburg

With two wheels from Bamberg to Aschaffenburg

Culture and movement…what more could you want? You can feel lucky, because the cycle tour from Bamberg to Aschaffenburg is all about a varied landscape and impressive cultural hotspots. The Main Cycle Path begins in beautiful Bamberg. After a leisurely tour of the city, you cycle along the Main on the bike. Between grand castles and palaces, magnificent churches and dark green forests you can explore the diverse region between Bavaria and Hesse. Your constant companion and guide: the Main!

Details of the Main Cycle Tour

There is almost no more culture and history than on the Main Cycle Path. One thing is clear: the landscape along the Main is one of the most culturally rich regions in Bavaria and Hesse. Through the Franconian wine country, you cycle to the charming towns on the Main. The Imperial city of Bamberg, the city of Würzburg, Miltenberg and Ochsenfurt, to name a few, are among the most beautiful stops on your cycle tour.

Of course, one thing can’t be forgotten: culinary delights! Because Franconia has a lot to offer when it comes to cuisine. Cosy beer gardens, Franconian wine bars and regional delicacies will make your heart beat faster. Our recommendation: just dive in and enjoy!

The highlights from Bamberg to Aschaffenburg

  • Würzburg: When you arrive in the lively baroque and cultural city of Würzburg you have enough time to explore the city. You will be amazed – one tourist highlight after another awaits you at every corner. You should definitely visit the following sights on your tour of the old town: the Residenz, the old Main Bridge and the St. Killians Cathedral. You will love it!
  • Aschaffenburg: Through a wonderful wine landscape you roll closer to the Spessart metropolis of Aschaffenburg. The city is particularly well known for its historical wealth and buildings. On a walk through Aschaffenburg, you will notice the historic walls and the impressive monuments and museums. Recommendation: A trip to Johannisburg Castle!

Useful information about the Main Cycle Path

Attention cyclists! You can be happy because the route runs almost entirely over flat cycle paths along the riverbank. You will cover around 335 kilometres over eight days. The daily stages are between 40 and 65 kilometres. In short: this cycle tour is ideal for beginners. Interested? Hop on the saddle and off you go!

Do you need more information? The Eurobike team is always available to answer your questions. Get in touch now!

Easy
Easy
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Sabine Jäger
Sabine Jäger
+43 6219 60866 148 Contact

Itinerary

Start the trip with a walk of the city of Emperor Heinrich II, who dreamed of Bamberg, realised and loved it and who was interred in the dome.

You will be cycling through the valley, following the Main. Today’s stage will leisurly take you through wine villages and orchards along the river. Later, you will cycle through Haßfurt and finally reach Schhweinfurt in Lower Franconia, with its beautiful Holy Trinity church.

In the pilgrimage church Maria im Weingarten, which was built in the 15th century, you will find the famous floating Madonna in the Rosary by Riemenschneider. Volkach is the centre of the Maindreieck wine region.The Main continues meandering along the valley towards Kitzingen, which is famous as it boasts the oldest wine cellar in Germany.

The river and along with it the Main cycle path, makes a dramatic turn and lead you towards the Franconian metropolis of Würzburg. You shouldn't miss the Baroque Castle here and the World Heritage Site of the Würzburger Residenz Palace, which towers high above the town. Also worth to look at are the Old Bridge and the traiditional vineyards within the city. The way onwards to Zellingen and Karlstadt takes you along nice and easy paths.

Another day of beautiful old towns and vivious landscapes awaits you! You will coast along flat paths via the Three-River-Town of Gemünden to Lohr with its historic buildings. Enjoy the quiet and relaxed atmosphere in the small towns along the road. In Marktheidenfeld, just in between Main and the hills of Spessart you can enjoy your night with a refreshing drink.

You should visit Wertheim Castle, which towers over the town and gives you a magnificent panoramic view. After the next river turn you will recognize Stadtprozelten with one of the most beautiful castle ruins just above town, the Henneburg castle. Your destination for today, Miltenberg, is famous for its picturesque old marketplace, and for the Gasthaus zum Riesen inn, which already housed emporor Barbarossa.

Today, you will be cycling alongside to ships on the river Main and first reach Miltenberg with its vineyards and local, traditional wine pups. Through the magnificent landscape you cycle onwards to toda's final destination Aschaffenburg, the "Spessart metropolis". From afar you can see the four towers of Johannisburg castle.

Tour character

You cycle almost 100% on cycle path along river Main, mainly flat and no major climbs. We recommend this tour for beginners and families.

Prices and events

All data for 2020 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 13, 2020 - Apr 24, 2020
Oct 1, 2020 - Oct 11, 2020
Arrival daily
Season 2
Apr 9, 2020 - Apr 12, 2020
Apr 25, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020
Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020
Arrival daily
Season 3
May 16, 2020 - May 28, 2020
Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 5, 2020
Jun 27, 2020 - Jul 3, 2020
Aug 23, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020
Arrival daily
Season 4
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Jun 6, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
Jul 4, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020
Arrival daily
Main-Cycle Path Bamberg-Aschaffenburg, 8 days, Cat. A, DE-MNRBA-08A
Base price
Surcharge single room
Main-Cycle Path Bamberg-Aschaffenburg, 8 days, Cat. B, DE-MNRBA-08B
Base price
Surcharge single room
649.00
219.00
529.00
179.00
699.00
219.00
569.00
179.00
749.00
219.00
599.00
179.00
799.00
219.00
629.00
179.00

Category A: hotels of 3***- and 4****-Niveau
Category B: Hotels and Inns of 2**- and 3***-Niveau

Season 1
Apr 13, 2020 - Apr 24, 2020
Oct 1, 2020 - Oct 11, 2020
Season 2
Apr 9, 2020 - Apr 12, 2020
Apr 25, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020
Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 30, 2020
Season 3
May 16, 2020 - May 28, 2020
Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 5, 2020
Jun 27, 2020 - Jul 3, 2020
Aug 23, 2020 - Sep 12, 2020
Season 4
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Jun 6, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
Jul 4, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020
Bamberg A comfort
Extra night double room
Extra night sgl/bb
Aschaffenburg A comfort
Extra night double room
Extra night sgl/bb
Bamberg B Standard
Extra night double room
Extra night sgl/bb
Aschaffenburg B Standard
Extra night double room
Extra night sgl/bb
79.00
98.00
85.00
114.00
55.00
74.00
55.00
84.00
79.00
98.00
85.00
114.00
55.00
74.00
55.00
84.00
79.00
98.00
85.00
114.00
55.00
74.00
55.00
84.00
79.00
98.00
85.00
114.00
55.00
74.00
55.00
84.00
Price
Rental bike 27-gear
Rental bike 8-gear
Electric bike
79.00
79.00
195.00

Services and infos

Included:

  • Accommodation in your selected category
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, Dutch with route maps, route descriptions, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
  • Return transfer by minibus to Bamberg every sunday morning, costs EUR 69 per person incl. your bike, to be paid for in advance, reservation is necessary

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Bamberg train station
  • Nürnberg, Frankfurt am Main airport
  • Multi-storey car park in Bamberg costs approx EUR 45 per week, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible.
    Public unattended P+R car park at the outskirts of the city
  • Good train connections from Aschaffenburg to Bamberg

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!
Sabine Jäger
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Sabine Jäger, Team lead assistant

Ratings

4.6 of 5 Stars (7 Ratings)
4 stars
Katharina Wöll DE | 13.02.2019
Alles in Ordnung
Nichts auszusetzen, können die Reise weiterempfehlen. Leider hat zu unserem Termin das Wetter nicht mitgespielt.
4 stars
Dieter Goldbach DE | 23.09.2018
Im Prinzip eine schöne Fahrradtour
5 stars
Rolf Stodieck DE | 31.07.2017
Lohnenswert
Sehr gut organisierte Reise
Joscha Koob
Joscha Koob answered:
Sehr geehrter Herr Stodieck, vielen dank für die positive Rückmeldung. Es freut uns sehr, dass Ihnen die Radreise gut gefallen hat und wir würden uns freuen Sie wieder als unseren Gast begrüßen zu dürfen! Viele Grüße, Joscha
5 stars
Helmut DUPPEL DE | 25.07.2017
sehr gut
Die Reiseunterlagen waren gut. Die Quartiere und die Verpflegung waren gut. Die Gepäckbeförderung hat gut geklappt. Die Fahrräder waren sehr gut - alles ohne Panne und Defekte abgelaufen. 1 Tacho viel aus!
Eurofun Touristik GmbH answered:
Toll, dass alles so gut geklappt hat! Wir hoffen, dass wir Sie auch nächstes Jahr zu unseren Gästen zählen können!
5 stars
Volker Hofmann DE | 15.07.2017
Traumhafter Main
5 stars
Burghard Gude DE | 12.06.2017
eine schöne und leichte Tour
Eine schöne und sehr leichte Radtour.
4 stars
Konrad Scheurer DE | 10.05.2017
Main-Radweg

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