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Source of Danube to Ulm by bike

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Donau Radweg, Source of Danube to Ulm - Free Bike tour organisation in hôtel tour with 6 days & 5 nights

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The Danube by bike, from the source of the Danube to Ulm


You are on the Eurovelo 6 European cycle route, a fully signposted route particularly popular with cycle tourists. This cycling trip begins at the source of the Danube in Donaueschingen in the heart of the Black Forest in Germany. Experience a week of cycling in a beautiful unspoiled region in a magnificent natural landscape.


Points of interest of the stay :

  • The panoramas in the Danube valley
  • Mülheim and Sigmaringen
  • Medieval castles and towns

Day 1 - Donaueschingen


Arrival in Donaueschingen / Aufen and installation at the hotel (3 stars).

Possibility to visit the city. Discover the vast parks and the magnificent castle of the Princes of Fürstenberg, its historic library and its ceremonial rooms.
The city of Donaueschingen is not only located at the source of the Danube, but it is also the starting point of the international cycle path that runs along the Danube, totaling 1,200 km of route! The city is located in the heart of the Black Forest, a mountain range that offers beautiful panoramas.

Possibility of free parking around the hotel.


Day 2 - Mühlheim - approx. 46 km

Handling of rental bikes and presentation of travel documents (map, itinerary, etc.). 

Cycle through the Danube Valley on the beautiful cycle path to Möhringen before reaching the picturesque old town of Mühlheim.

Overnight in Mühlheim (3 star hotel).


Day 3 - Sigmaringen / Scheer-Mengen - approx. 46/59 km


The High Danube Nature Park accompanies you for around 30 km through narrow gorges, valley landscapes and some wooded meadows. This is how you reach the town of Beuron, known for its Saint-Martin abbey.
Continue towards Sigmaringen (capital of the province of Hohenzollern until 1918) and its impressive Hohenzollern Castle, then continue towards Scheer-Mengen.

Overnight at the hotel (3 stars).


Day 4 - Marchtal - approx. 49/36 km


Continue along the Danube to Riedlingen and then towards the valley (Marchtal), where the Danube crosses a unique and romantic landscape.

Night at the hotel (3 stars).


Day 5 - Ulm - approx. 57 km


Pedal to Ehingen via Munderkingen and Rottenacker.
Continue along the Danube, passing Erbach (castle) to the medieval town of Ulm. Discover this picturesque town with its fishermen's and tanners' quarter, its beautiful half-timbered houses, as well as its Gothic cathedral (whose main bell tower is the tallest in the world, at 162 meters high!)

Overnight at hotel (3 stars) - Steigenberger Intercity or equivalent.


Day 6 - end of the route


Return to Donaueschingen by train (no reservation necessary, journey by regional train).
The ticket for the transport of the bicycle must be purchased on site (approximately € 5 per bicycle).

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General informations:

  • 6 days and 5 nights
  • Comfort level of comfort accommodation: 3 *
  • Child rates: contact us

The dates:


Departures every day from 03/06 to 03/09

  • Mid season : 22/08 to 03/09
  • High season : 03/06 to 21/08



  • Self-guided online tour
  • 5 nights in hotel
  • Luggage transfer
  • Return train transfer from Ulm to Donaueschingen
  • Roadbook

Not included:

  • Transport to the place of departure
  • Personal expenses
  • Visits other than those included in the program

The options:

  • VTC or electric bike rental
  • Additional nights
  • Half pension
  • Insurance.


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Flat, cycle paths and very smooth and traffic-free paths. Bike paths almost all the time.

Mild, pleasant temperatures.

50 to 60 km of hiking per day, or about 4 to 5 hours of cycling.
Signposted route, easy to follow, cycle paths in good condition - Some paved parts by self-locking.

- Guide Danube Ulm Passau
- Danube Cards
Meal :

Breakfasts: generous (coffee, tea, chocolate, milk, butter, bread, jam, orange juice) or buffet.
Lunches: not included
Dinners: half-board option, restaurant at the hotel or near the accommodation.
The bike:

- Rental bike: by default it will be a 7-speed bike, but if you specify it when booking you can have a 21-speed VTC, it will be given to you at the first hotel. A security deposit will be requested.
- At the end of the tour, you must leave the rented bike at the hotel and notify reception.
- Personal bicycle: We do not recommend bicycles with small tires. Hybrid bikes and mountain bikes are excellent. Remember to check your bicycle before setting off.
- At the end of the circuit, you will have to take care of your bike.

Assistance in case of breakdown (except punctures for we do not intervene).

During the stay, they are transported by a courier and limited to one piece of luggage per person. (max. 20 kg)
Roadbook :

We provide you with detailed maps and a description of the routes when you arrive at the first hotel. We will also provide you with vouchers for hotels and restaurants as well as luggage tags.
Transport :

- By train: Donaueschingen station
- By road: Donaueschingen is 650 km from Paris.
- By TGV from Gare de l'Est, 6 hours journey.
Your vehicle:

Free parking near the hotel in Donaueschingen.
Insurance cancellation:

In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To learn more about insurance, click here.

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