Altmühltal Cycle Path, Rothenburg - Regensburg, 8-days
from € 530,--

Altmühltal Cycle Path, Rothenburg - Regensburg, 8-day-version

Cycling on the Altmühl and Danube...

On your bicycle tour from the Franconian Alb to the Danube, the Altmühl runs through fantastic stretches of land. On this bicycle holiday, spacious forest and meadow landscapes determine the character of the upper reaches. In the Altmühltal Nature Park, narrow valleys and bizarre rock formations characterize the landscape. Medieval cities and castles bear witness to an eventful past.

Included services

  • Accommodation in the desired category
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transport (NO limit to the amount of pieces of luggage) daily between 09.00 am and 05.30 pm
  • Rental bike-complete protection insurance
  • Night watchman tour in Rothenburg
  • Best prepared travel documents
  • GPS-data on request
  • 7-day-service-hotline
Travel days

1. Day: arrival - Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Individual arrival to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. On the first evening you can take a walk with the night watchman (incl.). Dreamy alleys and a protective city wall – step through one of the mighty city gates into another world.

2. Day: Rothenburg ob der Tauber - Herrieden/Ansbach (approx. 47-54 km)

You cycle through the upper Altmühl valley past Leutershausen, whose most famous son Gustav Weißkopf is remembered by a monument. The medieval ambience can still be felt at your stage destination Herrieden. Alternatively, you can spend the night in Ansbach.

3. Day: Herrieden/Ansbach - region Weißenburg (approx. 53-67 km)

Passing Gunzenhausen you will reach Markt Berolzheim. You cycle either directly along the Altmühl to Treuchtlingen to relax in the Altmühl thermal spa or with a detour to Weißenburg, where you leave the Altmühl shortly before Markt Berolzheim and ride directly to Weißenburg.

4. Day: region Weißenburg - Eichstätt (approx. 43-53 km)

The most scenic part of your bicycle tour begins from Treuchtlingen. The glistening white dolomite rocks protrude imposingly from the wooded slopes and ridges. In Eichstätt, it is worth taking a tour of the residence square or visiting the cathedral of the episcopal and university town.

5. Day: Eichstätt - Beilngries (approx. 45 km)

Today you have the opportunity to choose between various sightseeing options, such as the large nature reserve of the Gungoldinger Wacholderheide or the Hirschberg Castle. The destination of your stage is Beilngries. The historic old town centre with its town houses is surrounded by a well-preserved city wall.

6. Day: Beilngries - Kelheim (approx. 53 km)

After visiting the sluice of the Main-Danube Canal, you ride towards the city of Dietfurt. You spend the night in Kelheim, where you can visit the imposing Liberation Hall on the Michelsberg.

7. Day: Kelheim - Regensburg (approx. 40 km)

At Weltenburg you can experience the Danube breakthrough by ship (not included in the travel price). Now it is not far to your stage destination Regensburg. The medieval cityscape with St. Peter's Cathedral and the Stone Bridge as well as over 1000 individual monuments is waiting to be discovered in the UNESCO World Heritage city.

8. Day: Regensburg - departure

Individual departure from Regensburg.


On the throughout signed Altmühltal cycle path, you cycle without gradients on fortified forest and field paths, small low traffic side roads as well as on mostly fine graveled cycle paths.

total length: approx. 291 - 303 kilometres

level of difficulty: 1


Exclusive services

  • Rental bike (7-gear touring bike with back pedal or 21-/24-gear touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room
  • E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room
  • Half board
  • Bus transfer Regensburg - Rothenburg:
    at the beginning/end possible, daily at 09.00 am, duration approx. 3 hours, incl. bike

Additional information

  • Altmühltal Cycle Path, Rothenburg - Regensburg + Extension to Passau --> Details >>here<<
  • possible visitor’s tax payable on-site
  • velotours-original tour
  • Parking and arrival information
    By train:
    Rothenburg is accessible by IC and ICE trains.

    By car:
    Coming from the A7 you have to take the exit Rothenburg.

    By plane:
    The nearest airport is in Nuremberg (approx. 90 km).

    Parking at the arrival hotels: Some of the hotels have their own parking facilities directly at the building (for example: long-term parking spaces for the duration of the stay for approx. € 5,- to € 10,- per day or a garage space for about € 7,- to € 10,- per day) or in the surrounding area (for example: parking garages or public parking spaces). It depends on the booked hotel if a reservation is possible. For further information, you can contact the respective arrival hotel after receiving your hotel list.

Our additional packages

  • Bicycle navigation for your mobile phone           
  • Perfect supplement to your travel documents
  • Click onto your own prefabricated bike tour
  • Maps are available at any time even without internet connection
  • Precise navigation for great adventures that last a lifetime
  • Highlights with which you can discover wonderful places
  • Topographic maps with free updates
from € 30,-
Prices / Dates
Category Standard

Accommodation in good inns and middle-class hotels with 3-star-level

Category Comfort

Accommodation in good to very good inns and hotels with 3- and 4-star-level

Price per person

Current discounts
Early booking bonus 3 % 3%
Base price
Single room € 769,-- € 639,--
Double room € 589,-- € 489,--
Triple room € 589,-- € 489,--
Quadruple room € 589,-- € 489,--
Half board € 185,-- € 165,--
Seasonal supplement
20.04.2021 - 16.05.2021
€ 149,--€ 149,--
Seasonal supplement
17.05.2021 - 16.09.2021
€ 169,--€ 169,--
Seasonal supplement
17.09.2021 - 30.09.2021
€ 119,--€ 119,--
Rental bike (7-gear touring bike with back pedal) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 75,--€ 75,--
Rental bike (21-/24-gear touring bike with free-wheel) + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 75,--€ 75,--
E-bike + 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room € 180,--€ 180,--
Additional services
Komoot ( per journey ) € 30,-- € 30,--
Bus transfer Regensburg - Rothenburg

at the beginning/end possible, daily at 09.00 am, duration approx. 3 hours, incl. bike

€ 89,-- € 89,--
Additional nights Comfort
Double room Single room
Rothenburg ob der Tauber € 62,-- € 94,--
Regensburg € 63,-- € 95,--
Additional nights Standard
Double room Single room
Rothenburg ob der Tauber € 55,-- € 84,--
Regensburg € 63,-- € 95,--

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