This tour will take you all the way to Bavaria’s south-eastern corner, between Chiemsee and Altötting and Wasserburg on the Inn and Burhausen on Salzach. A picturesque landscape full of castles and lakes, churches and monasteries and completely enclosed cityscapes awaits in the typical Inn-Salzach style. The cycling tour around the Chiemsee and Rupertiwinkel follows the Benedikt bike path and is suitable for expert cyclists and novices alike.
Day 1 Arrival in Wasserburg
The tour will commence in the town of Wasserburg, which came to riches through the salt trade and sits beautifully atop a peninsula in the river Inn.
Day 2 Wasserburg - Mühldorf, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Cycling alongside the river Inn - clearly discernible as an Alpine river through its turquoise colour. Mühldorf has a lovely historic centre in the Inn-Salzach style.
Day 3 Mühldorf - Burghausen, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
First you’ll be cycling to Altöttting, a Carolingian royal palace und significant pilgrimage site. Afterwards, you’ll be riding to Europe’s largest castle complex.
Day 4 Burghausen - Waging am See, approx. 45 km / 28 mi
Why not stroll through the ancient Herzogsburg castle before riding onwards to Tittmoning, a border fortress and summer residence. Today’s final destination is the the Waginger See lake, with ample opportunities for swimming.
Day 5 Waging am See - Chiemsee/sourroundings, approx. 30 km / 19 mi
The salt town of Traunstein picturesquely sits in front of the Chiemgau Alps. The Chiemsee is a popular leisure destination offering many activities.
Day 6 Chiemsee - Wasserburg, approx. 65 km / 40 mi
Why not go on a day trip to the Herren- or Fraueninsel (Gents’ and Ladies’ islands), after which you can cycle back to Wasserburg. We’d recommend checking out the Oldtimer museum in Amerang, which is home to 220 classic cars.
7 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your cycle tour Chiemgau & Rupertiwinkel?
Included in "Cycle Tour Chiemgau & Rupertiwinkel":
Bikes for hire:
Travel time 2022:
All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.
Parking in Wasserburg:
Parking at the hotel, approx. 30 €/week
Arrival via train:
Train station Wasserburg am Inn, approx. 1-2 km / 0,6-1,2 mi to the hotels
Arrival at Munich airport:
Via S-Bahn, bus or train, journey takes approx. 2 hours, 1-2 x changes. Regular price approx. 30 EUR
Pre-booked rental bikes are ready for 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