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On the Aisch valley cycle path 3 days through Franconia

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On the Aisch valley cycle path 3 days through Franconia

Bike Touring Collection by Johanna

2-3

days

2-3 h

/ day

77.8 mi

1,175 ft

1,750 ft

Dozens of small streams, hundreds of enchanted ponds, endless meadows and original river meadows await you on the Aisch Valley Cycle Path. Dense deciduous forests alternating with picturesque vineyards. Countless fields where cheerful sunflowers, tall corn and fluffy carpets of yellow rape and green grain grow. Historic old towns with pretty houses, castles, palaces and romantic stork nests on the roofs.

You will be able to enjoy all this on the slightly over 120 kilometre long route on the Aisch Valley Cycle Path, which runs right through Franconia. Strictly speaking, it connects Middle Franconia with Upper Franconia. From medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber, it meanders through charming and varied countryside with a widely ramified water network into the world heritage city of Bamberg. Most of the time it goes comfortably downhill.

In this collection I show you how you can ride the bike tour relaxed in three days. The three short stages are ideal for a small adventure on a long weekend without having to plan much beforehand. The arrival and departure to the Aischtal cycle path is very easy thanks to the good train connection from Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Bamberg. You don't have to search much for accommodation in the stage destinations either, as they offer a large selection of guesthouses, hotels and holiday apartments. Off the beautiful cycle path, the two cities Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Bamberg are of course real highlights where you can really enjoy the day of arrival and departure.

Tip: If you want to stay longer than three days, you can combine the Aischtal cycle path with other long-distance cycle paths, such as the Main, Tauber valley, Altmühltal and Regnitz cycle paths.

The Main cycle path: komoot.com/collection/92/the-main-cycle-path-from-the-spring-to-the-estuary

The Altmühltal cycle path: komoot.com/collection/496/the-altmuehltal-cycle-path-fantastic-nature-fairytale-castles

The Tauber Valley cycle path: komoot.com/collection/804/lovely-tauber-valley-the-tauber-valley-cycle-path-in-3-stages

The Regnitz Cycle Path: komoot.com/collection/807/regnitz-cycle-path-4stages-between-nuremberg-and-bamberg

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Aischtalradweg

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Last updated: November 8, 2021

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  • Intermediate
    02:13
    22.7 mi
    10.2 mph
    525 ft
    900 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Aisch Valley Cycle Path begins in the beautiful medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber. From the train station, where the tour starts, it is worth taking a short detour through the historic old town, the heart of which is the market square. You can take your time for this, because the first stage to Bad

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  • Intermediate
    02:49
    30.0 mi
    10.6 mph
    350 ft
    500 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Today's stage takes you 48 kilometers from Bad Windsheim to Höchstadt an der Aisch, downhill all the time. You drive large parts of the route directly along the Aisch, others guide you on beautiful bike paths through the enchanting landscape away from the river.

    

    Immediately after Bad Windsheim you will

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  • Intermediate
    02:21
    25.1 mi
    10.7 mph
    300 ft
    375 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The last stage on the Aisch Valley Cycle Path takes you 41 leisurely kilometers from Höchstadt an der Aisch to the World Heritage City of Bamberg - and yes, it goes downhill.

    

    Behind Höchstadt an der Aisch it goes past small ponds and wide meadows that stretch up to dense wooded areas. Large fields with

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    3
  • Distance
    77.8 mi
  • Duration
    07:23 h
  • Elevation
    1,175 ft1,750 ft

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