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Munich - Merano

Crossing of the Alps made easy.

The subtitle already gives it away ... During this stunning holiday starting from the Bavarian state capital via the Reschen-pass all the way into the cultural city of Merano even not so experienced cyclists gleefully manage to cross the Alps. You are accompanied by marvellous views en route along Lake Starnberger See. The historic so-called Lüftlmalerei-paintings on the front of the houses in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Mittenwald will fascinate you. You will marvel at the views onto Mount Zugsspitze, the Karwendel mountains and Mount Ortler. And a best-developed cycle path in South Tyrol will magically bring a smile to your face. In Merano at the latest you will agree how diverse and comfortable crossing the Alps can be.

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

Bavaria’s state capital awaits its visitors with numerous sights (English Garden, town hall, ‚Hofbräuhaus‘,…).

From Munich through the Forstenrieder Park onto Lake Starnberger See. From Starnberg on the cycle path directly along the lakeside to Ambach or onwards to Bernried. The lake tempts you with crystal-clear waters and the views are fabulous onto the surrounding mountains.

Initially a cycle tour past Lake Riegsee to Murnau. Onwards through the nature reserve Murnauer Moos (Central Europe’s largest marsh area) and through unspoilt nature following the river Loisach to Garmisch Partenkirchen. Here you have the option of a ride with the Zugspitzbahn up to an altitude of 2962 m (autonomously). From up there you enjoy a stupendous view over the Alps.

Today you proceed along the beautifully developed cycle path all the way to the river Isar. You cycle through the sunny high mountain valley with marvellous panoramic views onto the Karwendel- and Wettersteingebirge-mountains to Mittenwald. Here we highly recommend a break and to take a stroll throughh the village with its Lüftlmalerei-painted houses. You then continue in a spectacular fashion through the Leutaschklamm-ravine to Austria. You cycle along the Leutasch-stream through the stunningly beautiful valley all the way into your Day Finish.

Today you cycle over into the Inn-river valley. You leave Leutasch on a country road leading you on gently hilly terrain before an eight-kilometre long descent takes you to Telfs. You cycle on the former towpath along the river Inn and so reach Stams with its Baroque Cistercian monastery. Then via Haiming it is not far to Imst, the so-called „North Tyrolean Merano‘.

Today, you will cycle along the river Inn, past the monastery Zams to Landeck. A bus will take you to Nauders from where you will cycle less than 100 metres in altitude uphill to the mountain pass Reschenpass. From there, you will cycle downhill to Lake Reschensee and continue on minor roads to Mals (many towers in the centre) or to Burgeis at the foot of the castle Marienburg. 

Your day starts with a trip to Glurns (perfectly preserved medieval city walls). Then, you will cycle via the Montani ruins, through Schlanders, down to Merano. On your way, you will come across some pretty castles (mountaineer Reinhold Messner’s castle Juval) and you will get marvellous views of the impressive mountain massif Ortlermassiv and the mountain pass Stilfserjoch. Since 2004, the Venosta train (Vinschgaubahn) has been operating again between Mals and Merano. You can almost always take this train to travel a part of your journey.

Now it would actually be nice to add a few more days ... It is also a great way to continue the tour all the way to Lake Garda.

Tour character

You cycle on marvellous cycle paths and little side roads and only on very short sections on main roads. Nearly every day there are small ascents to be tackled. The Reschen-pass will be bypassed via a bus transfer, then follows a descent of approx. 1200 metres in altitude to Merano. The route is mainly asphalted, a few longer sections also on well-maintained dirt roads.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Munich
  Season 1
25.04.2021 - 08.05.2021

Arrival Sunday
Season 2
09.05.2021 - 19.06.2021

Arrival Sunday
Season 3
20.06.2021 - 05.09.2021

Arrival Sunday
Munich - Merano, 8 days, DE-MURMA-08X
Base price
759.00
799.00
859.00
Surcharge single room 199.00 199.00 199.00

Category: 3*** hotels, in Munich 4**** hotel

Season 1
Apr 25, 2021 - May 8, 2021
Arrival Sunday
Season 2
May 9, 2021 - Jun 19, 2021
Arrival Sunday
Season 3
Jun 20, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021
Arrival Sunday
Munich - Merano, 8 days, DE-MURMA-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room
759.00
199.00
799.00
199.00
859.00
199.00

Category: 3*** hotels, in Munich 4**** hotel

Season 1
Apr 25, 2021 - May 8, 2021
Season 2
May 9, 2021 - Jun 19, 2021
Season 3
Jun 20, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021
Munich
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Meran
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
89.00
154.00
79.00
98.00
89.00
154.00
79.00
98.00
89.00
154.00
79.00
98.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Munich
  Season 1
Apr 25, 2021 - May 8, 2021

Arrival Sunday
Season 2
May 9, 2021 - Jun 19, 2021

Arrival Sunday
Season 3
Jun 20, 2021 - Sep 5, 2021

Arrival Sunday
Munich
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 89.00 89.00 89.00
Extra night sgl/bb 154.00 154.00 154.00
Meran
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 79.00 79.00 79.00
Extra night sgl/bb 98.00 98.00 98.00
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21-gear unisex incl. rental bike insurance
21-gear gents incl. rental bike insurance
7-gear incl. rental bike insurance
rental bike PLUS incl. rental bike insurance
Electric bike incl. rental bike insurance
85.00
85.00
85.00
129.00
189.00

Our rental bikes

Services and infos

Leistungen

Included:

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
  • 1 transfer by minibus from Landeck to Nauders including your bike
  • EUROBIKE signposting
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Munich train station
  • Munich airport
  • Multi-storey car park costs approx. EUR 49 / 8 days, approx. EUR 59 / 10 days, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible/necessary! Free, unguarded parking near the hotel, no reservation possible/necessary!
  • Return transfer bookable at www.bikeshuttle.at

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

 

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