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TT2: Altmühl classic

Bike tour on the Altmühl cycle path - individual cycling holiday from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Regensburg - 6 x overnight stay with breakfast buffet. Return transfer by bus directly from the hotel in Regensburg saves you changing trains.

Authentic Donau Touristik
  • Start of your bike tour in Rothenburg, the epitome of German romance with unique half-timbered houses and a particularly beautiful old town.
  • Ansbach, with the highly interesting Hohenzollern residence, is located on the way.
  • Return transfer by bus directly from the hotel in Regensburg to avoid various change of trains
Dates 2022

Daily arrival from April 29th to October 9th

Offseason: April 29th to May 6th and October 2nd to 9th
Low Season:
May 7th to 19th , June 20th to July 8th and September 12th to October 1st
High Season:
May 20th to June 19th and July 9th to September 11th

  • 287 km by bike
  • very well marked and car-free cycle path
  • slightly hilly on the 2nd day, otherwise flat
Please note

The official hygiene regulations and protective measures for COVID19 of the respective countries or federal states apply. For this reason, we kindly ask you to inform yourself in advance regarding the current measures and changes in offers (e.g. changed opening hours in the hotel restaurant).

Tour characteristics
  • Fitness
  • Cycle path quality
Day 1, Arrival

To Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Distribution of travel documents at the Infopoint Hotel Goldenes Fass. „Night watchman“ tour at about 9:00pm (very entertaining, a successful start to the cycling week).

Day 2, Ansbach (49 km)

Initially slightly hilly to the Altmühlquelle; past the castle Hohenzollern in Colmberg to Ansbach. Guided tour of the residence (with one of the largest orangeries in the world)

Day 3, Weißenburg (62 km)

Past Ornbau to the lake Altmühl near Gunzenhausen and on to the Karlsgraben. Continue to Weißenburg; Franconian menu with wine accompaniment.

Day 4, Eichstätt (50 km)

Through the valley of Altmühl Nature Park past Solnhofen and the Twelve Apostles rock group into the old bishop's town. Individual visit (cathedral, castle Willibald, „Guardian Angel“ church).

Day 5, Riedenburg (64 km)

Through the nature park to the Roman fort in Pfünz; via Arnsberg and Beilngries to the day's destination.

Day 6, Regensburg (62 km)

Past Essing you reach Kelheim. Our tip: Boat trip through the breathtaking Danube breakthrough from Kelheim to Weltenburg Abbey and back (about € 13.- on site). Continue by bike past Saal an der Donau and Bad Abbach to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Regensburg, which is well worth seeing.

Day 7, Return home

Return by train (Sunday to Friday, 3 x change) or return by bus (every Saturday and additionally Friday & Sunday from June to August) to Rothenburg. You can take your own bikes with you daily for € 26,- (if train/bus organized by us).

Price & Service
  • 6 x overnight stay with breakfast buffet
  • Parking (unguarded)
  • Transport fee from place to place to Regensburg including liability up to € 700, - per person as well as rental bike + saddlebag
  • Return by train/bus
  • Information package with tour map
  • GPS data of the route on request
  • 7-day service telephone
Donau Touristik extra
  • Rothenburg Night Watchman Walking Tour
  • Guided tour Residence Ansbach
  • 1 x Franconian menu with wine accompaniment
  • Maritime Museum Regensburg
Not included

city tax up to € 2.50 per person and night.

Your hotels
Extra night Regensburg

Including boat trip to Valhalla, back by bike (11 km).


Daily breakfast buffet or extended breakfast and 1 x Franconian speciality menu including wine accompaniment. With half board 3-course menu of choice with abundant portions of the sophisticated Franconian cuisine.

Our rental bikes

Mag. Doris A. from Lichtenberg near Linz, cycle path close to Eichstätt

The Altmühl Cycle Path - for me one of the most beautiful long-distance cycle paths. From hospitable Rothenburg you cycle on very well-marked paths to Regensburg through one of Germany's most beautiful valleys.

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