A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 340 km / 212 mi
  • Distance per day:
     40-70 km / 25-44 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Freising-Abensberg hilly, otherwise flat
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle paths, only occasionally on roads.
Eating and drinking
There is a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, bistros, 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. Of course, you can eat more economically or even more exquisitely.

Cycling Holiday in Lower Bavaria

Roundtrip from Regensburg, 8 days / 7 nights from 799 €

The Tour

A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - Landshut

The starting and end point of this tour along the rivers Danube, Isar and Abens is one of Germany’s most beautiful cities, Regensburg. Further highlights include the duchy of Landshut, and the princely-episcopal residence of Freising. There will also be ample opportunities along this route to sample some of Bavaria’s famous beer, as the Hallertau region is one of the top global producers of hops. In short: this cycling holiday in lower Bavaria will delight you, as long as you’ve got a solid base-level stamina. Therefore this tour is not suitable for small children.

A cycling holiday in lower Bavaria - Regensburg

Day 1 Arrival in the UNESCO City of Regensburg
Explore Germany’s prettiest city’s sprawling alleyways and enjoy the local cuisine.

Day 2 Regensburg - Straubing, approx. 55 km / 34 mi
You’ll be cycling just below the Walhalla along the Danube through the “Gäuboden” countryside. Straubing’s historic centre is especially worth visiting.

Day 3 Straubing - Deggendorf - Plattling, 50 km / 31 mi
The village of Bogen is known for its sculpture of the pregnant Madonna. You’ll find lots of churches and inns around the town square in Deggendorf.

Day 4 Plattling - Landshut, approx. 70 km / 43 mi
Riding alongside the Isar in an upstream direction you’ll reach Landshut, the ancient Bavarian capital and duchy, full of beautiful buildings.

Day 5 Landshut - Freising, approx. 40 km / 25 mi
Via the old monastery settlement of Moosburg, you’ll be heading to Freising, an episcopal and university town, which is also home to the famous Weihenstephan monastery.

Day 6 Freising - Abensberg/Bad Gögging, approx. 65-70 km / 40-43 mi
As you’re riding through the Hallertau region, today’s agenda is fully devoted to hops. It is the world’s largest producer of the bitter plant.

Day 7 Abensberg/Bad Gögging - Regensburg, 55 km / 34 mi, boat trip
A ship will take you from the Weltenburg monastery to the stunning Danube Gorge in Weltenburg, after which you’ll ride your bike back to Regensburg.

Day 8 Departure or extension
The tour terminates after breakfast, why not extend your cycling holidays in Lower Bavaria.

Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Included in "Cycling Holiday in Lower Bavaria":

  • 7 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no maximum number of items, maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • boat trip Weltenburg-Kelheim incl. bike
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • visitor’s taxes payable on site
  • optional rental bike


  • Category M:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the international 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.

  • 799 € super saver price
    31.03.-19.04. + 06.10.-19.10.
  • 899 € saver price
    20.04.-30.04. + 15.09.-05.10.
  • 949 € basic price
    01.05.-06.05. + 12.05.-14.05. + 20.05.-25.05.
    02.06.-29.06. + 18.08.-14.09.
  • 999 € seasonal price
    07.05.-11.05. + 15.05.-19.05. + 26.05. - 01.06.
  • 250 € single room surcharge
  • 100 € rental bike
  •   50 € youth bike
  • 260 € e-bike
  •   65 € additional night, double room, B&B
  •   95 € additional night, single room, B&B

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival to your cycling holiday in lower Bavaria:

  • Parking in Regensburg:
    Parking garages, cost 10-20 €/day. No reservation possible.
    Chargeable hotel parking according to availability, details in the travel documents.

  • Arriving by train:
    Regensburg train station

  • Arriving by plane at Munich airport:
    Take the train to Regensburg, duration approx. 1 hour, no change of train, price approx. 27 €.

  • Booked rental bikes awaits you at the 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.
The Tour
Prices & Dates
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