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.
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.
Included in "Cycling Holiday in Lower Bavaria":
Bikes for hire:
Travel time 2023:
All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.
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 bus to Freising, from there by train (Alex) to Regensburg, duration approx. 1 hour, no change of train, price approx. 25 €.
Booked rental bikes awaits you at the hotel.
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