Bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
  • Duration of trip:
    6 days / 5 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 195 - 210 km / 121 - 130 mi
  • Distance per day:
    35-70 km / 22-43 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    first day hilly, otherwise predominantly flat
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle paths, only occasionally on roads.
Eating and drinking
There is a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, bistros, wine cellars, snack bars and places to shop all along the cycle path. That is why we do not offer half board. An evening meal costs approx. 15-25 € per person. You can, of course, eat more economically or even more exquisitely.

Bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley

Active tour in the nature park, 6 days/5 nights from 499 €

The Tour

Bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley - Weißenburg

This tour takes you through the idyllic Altmuehltal Nature Park. Charming little villages, views of the dry grassland slopes with their juniper bushes that are typical of the Altmuehl Valley, the romantic Anlaunertal valley as well as the witnesses of the past that are still visible today, castle ruins, prehistoric fortifications and the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Roman Limes", make your bike tour a special experience. A secret favourite for all those who enjoy cycling through nature. You should have a good level of fitness, therefore tour in the Altmuehl Valley is not suitable for small children.

Bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley - Eichstätt

Day 1 Arrival in Kinding
The picturesque town of Kinding welcomes you with warm hospitality and cosiness. It is worth taking a trip to the Rumburg ruins.

Day 2 Kinding - Wettelsheim, approx. 55 km / 34 mi
Through the valley of the Anlauter you reach high up the impressive medieval town of Weißenburg. In Wettelsheim you have reached the Altmuehl river again.

Day 3 Trip to the Lake Altmuehlsee, 55-70 km / 34-43 mi
Through the western Altmuehl valley, you will head to the Lake Altmuehlsee today. On the way, it is worth stopping in the Roman-influenced town of Gunzenhausen, the only Bavarian town that lies directly on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Limes.

Day 4 Wettelsheim - Eichstätt, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Slowly the Altmuehl valley becomes deeper, the rocks emerge, castles impress from the heights. The baroque bishop's town of Eichstätt is charming.

Day 5 Eichstätt - Kinding, approx. 35 km / 22 mi
You cycle along the many meanders of the river, the slopes are overgrown with juniper heath. The Altmuehl accompanies you back to Kinding, where you can end the evening relaxing in the beer garden.

Day 6 Return or Extension
The tour ends after breakfast. If you like, extend your bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley.

Bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley - Burg Kipfenberg
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Included in "Bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley":

  • 5 overnight stays, B&B
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no maximum number of items, maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • visitor taxes payable on site
  • optional rental bike


  • Category M:
    Hotels at the international 2* - 3* level as per Hotelstars Union. All rooms are en suite with bath or shower.

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 8 gears/rear brake or 27 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Travel time 2024:

  • Arrivals daily from 31.03. to 19.10.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour


All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 499 € super saver price
    31.03.-19.04. + 06.10.-19.10.
  • 599 € saver price
    20.04.-30.04. + 15.09.-05.10.
  • 649 € basic price
    01.05.-06.05. + 12.05.-14.05. + 20.05.-25.05.
    02.06.-29.06. + 18.08.-14.09.
  • 679 € seasonal price
    07.05.-11.05. + 15.05.-19.05. + 26.05.-01.06.
    • 180 € single room surcharge
    •   95 € rental bike
    • 255 € e-bike
    •   60 € additional night, double room per person, B&B
    •   95 € additional night, single room, B&B
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    The Tour


    Arrival to the "Bike tour in the Altmuehl Valley":

    • Arrvial by car:
      Free P+R - parking at the station, no reservation possible.
      Chargeable hotel parking according to availability, details in the travel documents.

    • Arrival by train:

    • Arrival at Munich airport:
      By train, every half an hour, duration approx. 2,25 hours, 1-2 changes, normal fee approx 29 €

    • Pre-booked rental bikes are ready for you in your hotel.

    Perfectly looked after:

    • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.
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