Day 1: Augsburg
Arrival at your leisure. We suggest a stroll around town.
Overnight in Augsburg
Day 2: Augsburg – Lake Wörthsee (40 miles/65 km)
The day begins with a welcome briefing and distribution of the bikes. Across green meadows and through rustic Bavarian villages and towns, you cycle to Lake Ammersee. Cozy restaurants with sunny terraces and shady gardens along the lake invite you to take a break and enjoy a refreshment. The day continues as you cycle to Lake Wörthsee, well-known for its warm water.
Overnight at Lake Worthsee
Day 3: Lake Wörthsee – Murnau (37 miles/60 km)
On the edge of Lake Wörthsee and Lake Prisensee, you cycle to Andechs Monastery past the town of Weilheim. You will ride your bike through Pfaffenwinkel and past unspoilt Bavarian towns – the monks of the twelve surrounding monasteries contributed to the appearance of these places. Bathing facilities can be found at Lake Ammersee, but also at Lake Staffelsee and Lake Riegsee in Murnau.
Overnight in Murnau
Day 4: Murnau – Füssen/Schwangau (38 miles/60 km)
Beautiful meadows and idyllic alpine pastures line the route to Füssen/Schwangau. The famous Wieskirche Church, the epitome of Bavarian Rococo, should be visited.
Overnight in Fussen/Schwangau
Day 5: Füssen/Schwangau – Schongau (31 miles/50 km)
Highlights of the day include King Ludwig's famous fairytale castles Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein, as well as the Roman thermal spa at the foot of Tegelberg. From Steingaden and Peiting, you'll cycle along the scenic Via Claudia Augusta to Schongau.
Overnight in Schongau
Day 6: Schongau – Landsberg/Lech (22 miles/35 km)
In Schongau, an ancient Bavarian fortress witness to a violent past, features an accessible walk along the battlements of the old city wall. The splendid view of the Lech Valley promises greatness. The cities Altenstadt (Roman basilica with vaults), Hochenfurch, Epfach (the Roman Abodiacum, Roman museum), and Vilgertshofen (Baroque pilgrimage church) are worth seeing before you get to Landsberg.
Overnight in Landsberg/Lech
Day 7: Landsberg/Lech – Augsburg (28 miles/45 km)
Surrounded by the wild, idyllic riverbed of the Lech River, Landsberg/Lech features a medieval old town, historic town hall and gothic Bavarian gate. Passing through Kaufering am Lech, the route heads to Königsbrunn with the best perserved part of the ancient Via Claudia at 6.8 miles (11 km) in length. You continue to cycle to Friedberg, the old Bavarian residence, on the way to Augsburg with the famous Fuggerei from the year 1516. Numerous monuments from all periods characterize the cityscape.
Overnight in Augsburg
Day 8: Augsburg
Individual departure or extra days in Augsburg.