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Allgäu Cycle Route — discover southern Germany & Tyrol

Bike Touring Collection by Radrunde Allgäu

7

Tours

18:42 h

297 mi

14,100 ft

The Allgäu Cycle Route takes you to the most beautiful corners of southern Germany and Tyrol: through magnificent mountain scenery with breathtaking Alpine panoramas, past glittering lakes and rushing rivers, into wildly romantic forests and across picturesque, wide meadows. Historic towns and charming villages invite you to relax and enjoy regional delicacies along the way.

The 480-kilometre cycle tour takes you through the Allgäu and beyond. The varied tour takes you through Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and Tyrol. The quality route, which has been awarded four stars by the ADFC, is pleasant to ride, even though it has many gradients. Thanks to the good infrastructure along the route, the tour is suitable for everyone, whether hobby cyclist or ambitious touring cyclist. With numerous bed & bike accommodations, places to stop for refreshments and train stations, you can individually adapt the bike tour to your needs: halve the stages, take more breaks or take a short train ride. You also have the opportunity to ride the Allgäu Cycle Route and the Iller Cycle Route in different variations of the Allgäu Cycle Route.

In this collection we show you how to cycle the Allgäu Cycle Route in seven stages from Füssen. As it is a round trip, you can also start at any other point on the cycle path. The starting point in Füssen is easily reached by regional trains (bahn.de). From the starting point you cycle counterclockwise in several loops to the most beautiful corners of the Allgäu, which take you through places like Ottobeuren, Wangen im Allgäu, Immenstadt and Memmingen. In addition to the pretty towns, the beautiful countryside, closeness to nature and delicious regional cuisine await you along the way. The cycle tour Allgäu is a cycle path that you will enjoy with all your senses.

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    Intermediate
    02:12
    38.7 mi
    17.6 mph
    650 ft
    1,200 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Allgäu cycle tour starts in beautiful Füssen, which you can easily reach by train. The first stage takes you downhill for long stretches and is therefore a particularly relaxed introduction to the bike tour through the most beautiful corners of the Allgäu.From Füssen you cycle directly to the shore of the Forggen lake. Here you can let your …

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  • Difficult
    02:59
    47.8 mi
    16.0 mph
    2,000 ft
    1,775 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    You cycle out of the city past the spa gardens. Over some hills you come to a beautiful, flat field and meadow landscape. Behind the village of Dürlewang it goes up a little bit. After the ascent, the Katzbrui mill invites you to take a leisurely break. Here you can enjoy regional cuisine in the mill restaurant.Freshly strengthened, you …

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  • Difficult
    02:33
    42.4 mi
    16.7 mph
    1,875 ft
    2,050 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Behind Bad Grönenbach you dive directly into a romantic forest. Here you drive over a hill and then enjoy a long descent through lush green meadows and wide fields. On the banks of the river Iller you cycle to Illerbeuren. You leave the Iller and drive over some hills, which are covered by picturesque meadows and forests towards Leutkirch in …

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  • Difficult
    02:51
    44.4 mi
    15.5 mph
    2,775 ft
    2,575 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    The fourth stage of the Allgäu cycle tour is a bit hilly, but on the way you can enjoy wonderful views over the lovely Allgäu landscape. Past meadows and forests, it goes from Kießlegg to Wolfegg, a nice little place that is suitable for a leisurely break. Afterwards, the first major ascent awaits you, which leads you through a beautiful …

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  • Difficult
    02:37
    41.9 mi
    16.1 mph
    2,300 ft
    2,225 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On the fifth stage of your bike tour through the Allgäu, there are also some inclines waiting for you, which provide exciting variety and uniquely beautiful views. From Isny in the Allgäu you cycle in moderate up and down through the beautiful green meadow landscape of the Allgäu.Charming villages and romantic forests, which stretch a bit off the bike …

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  • Difficult
    03:17
    47.7 mi
    14.5 mph
    2,925 ft
    2,225 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    From Immenstadt you cycle relaxed through the beautiful valley of the Iller directly along the shore. At Sonthofen you make a short detour over green hills and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Alps. Just before you reach the southernmost part of Germany, you change direction and drive back north. At the height of fish, you will again reach the …

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  • Difficult
    02:13
    33.6 mi
    15.1 mph
    1,600 ft
    2,075 ft
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The last stage of the Allgäu cycle tour begins today. From Jungholz you drive on a beautiful route through the forest and then cross the border to Germany again, where you cycle along the Wertach. At the height of Unterjoch you turn east and cycle to Austria again.Here you drive on a flat stretch along the banks of the …

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    7
  • Distance
    297 mi
  • Duration
    18:42 h
  • Elevation
    14,100 ft

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