[r]auszeit Erlebnis-Radtouren in Bayerns Herzstück

Bike Touring Collection by Bayerns Herzstück

Auf den schönsten Strecken durch Bayerns Herzstück: mit dem Rad unterwegs zwischen Altmühtal, Donau & Hallertau auf den [r]auszeit Erlebnis-Radtouren!

Einmal zum Kuchlbauer Turm und durch den Donaudurchbruch zurück auf der Weltenburg-Tour. Von einer Erfrischung zur nächsten auf der Wasser- & Schwefel-Tour um Bad Abbach. Oder entlang der Kirchturmspitzen durch die Hopfengärten auf der Holledauer Kirchturm-Tour.

Ganz egal, wie deine persönliche Rad[R]Auszeit aussieht - in Bayerns Herzstück findest du sie!

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    02:35
    23.7 mi
    9.2 mph
    1,125 ft
    1,125 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Weltenburg tour takes you through Abensberg and Kelheim and past highlights such as Weltenburg Abbey at the Danube Gorge or the Kuchlbauer Tower.Right from the start, Abensberg Kuchlbauer’s beer world is also waiting for you and invites you to get to know art and beer in a very special way. Over Sandharlanden, where the asparagus farms invite you to have a good time, especially in early summer from April to June. Or you take a little time and go picking strawberries in one of the berry farms!The next stop is the Weltenburg Abbey at the breakthrough of the Danube: the impressive Asamkirche and a cool beer from one of the oldest monastery breweries in the world invite you to take a short break. Then it continues sporadically over the Weltenburger Berg towards Kelheim. If you want to take it easy, just take one of the regular excursion boats through the Danube Gorge to Kelheim. Once in the old town of Wittelsbach, other sights can be visited, such as the Liberation Hall built by King Ludwig I, before continuing on to Saal a.d. Danube goes.Over extensive meadows and fields, small ponds and forests it goes back to Abensberg, the "gateway to Hallertau". Take a little more time and let yourself be spoiled by the local gastronomy on the historic town square!

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  • Intermediate
    03:19
    31.1 mi
    9.4 mph
    1,200 ft
    1,200 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Cycle the Abenstal and the largest contiguous hop growing area in the world with the Stromtreter-Abenstal-Holledau Tour!From Abensberg it goes first in the direction of Biburg and with a little luck you can see storks across the Abensauen at the pilgrimage church Allersdorf. The first hop fields then lead to the Biburg Monastery Church, one of the most important Romanesque monuments in the region.Past the Redeemer Chapel, a work of art by Angerer the Elder, we head back out into the wet meadows of the Abensauen to Siegenburg and then on to Ratzenhofen. One of the most beautiful beer gardens in the Hallertau is waiting for you here: directly at the Ratzenhofen Castle and in a rustic Bavarian setting under expansive chestnuts.Via Elsendorf it goes through the rolling hills of the Hallertau past deserted farms and extensive hop gardens. Some sporty climbs ensure a varied circular tour before returning to Abensberg.Tip: From Elsendorf, a detour towards Mitterstetten and Horneck is worthwhile in order to enjoy an impressive view of the hop fields in the Hallertau hop sky.

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  • Difficult
    03:34
    32.8 mi
    9.2 mph
    1,525 ft
    1,525 ft
    Ferry
    Expert bike ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    This circular tour takes you over 50 kilometers through the Altmühl and Danube valleys, past unique natural landscapes and highlights such as Weltenburg Abbey or Prunn Castle.From Kelheim you start straight into the Altmühl valley and follow the Main-Danube Canal upriver. The first highlight is waiting for you after just the first few kilometers: the Schulerloch stalactite cave. Treat yourself to a little cooling (there is a constant 9 ° C in the cave) and a journey through time via a fascinating cave wall projection!You pass picturesque places like Essing and Prunn, pleasantly relaxed along the canal. If you like it really sporty, you can take side trips out of the valley and up to the ruins of the Randeck castle or the Prunn castle.In Riedenburg rustic beer gardens and cozy cafés invite you to take a break. Then it goes on into the Schambachtal and through the Hienheimer Forst until you come across the Danube. Special: You can take a cable ferry across the Danube - without any motorization from Hienheim to Eining! A shady beer garden and a former Roman fort await you here!Via Staubing we go to Weltenburg with its world-famous monastery, which is located at the entrance to the Weltenburger Enge. After a visit to the Asamkirche and the Klosterschenke you have the choice: you can either pedal again and cycle over the Weltenburger Berg to Kelheim or comfortably sail through the Danube breakthrough on an excursion boat!

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  • Intermediate
    02:34
    21.4 mi
    8.3 mph
    825 ft
    825 ft
    Ferry
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    The water & sulfur tour takes you out of the Lower Bavarian spa town of Bad Abbach along the Danube and past sulfur springs. The first stop is the Frauenbründl, a pilgrimage church with a hermitage from the 18th century. Through forests and meadows it goes via Saalhaupt to the highest point of our tour - especially in summer, it is super pleasant!At Teugn you should take a short stop: there is a sulfur spring in the forest and a great adventure playground for children. You then cycle back along the Teugner Mühlbach to the Danube, which you cross over the lock bridge. From Poikam it goes to the Abbach leisure island, where you should stop briefly in the island pool on hot days and cool off in the natural pool.Along the Danube it goes past the Bad Abbach lock to Matting, where you can be taken by the cable ferry across the Danube without a motor and only with the force of the current! The Danube Cycle Path then takes you along the river - always with a view of the Oberndorf slopes - back to Bad Abbach.

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  • Intermediate
    02:05
    16.6 mi
    8.0 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,100 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Sporty through the Altmühl Valley from Riedenburg on the Räuber- & Ritter tour from one castle to another.You then leave Riedenburg on the Schambachtalbahn bike path - a former railway line that connects Riedenburg with Ingolstadt. With a view of the Schambachtal and the Lintlberg, where, with a little luck, a flock of sheep is grazing on the grasslands, we head to Hexenagger.Here you can enjoy a view of the remarkable castle with its historic smithy and then set off to Altmannstein, where the next castle ruins are already waiting. A beautiful castle also welcomes you in Sandersdorf when you switch to the German Limes Cycle Path and cycle towards Schamhaupten. In the Hummeltal you have to tackle the steepest section of the path that leads to Thann.The effort is rewarded on the Jura plateaus: here, at the highest point of the tour, you have an insanely great view of the surrounding valleys. A detour to Eggersberg Castle with a museum that displays knight's armor, among other things, and the viewpoint on Flügelsberg is definitely worth it!The way back to Riedenburg takes you through Harlanden, from where you have a great view of Rosenburg Castle and Prunn Castle. When you arrive in Riedenburg you should definitely visit the Rabenstein castle ruins or Rosenburg Castle - in the latter there is even a bird of prey flight show and a falconry!

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  • Intermediate
    02:24
    21.4 mi
    8.9 mph
    1,050 ft
    1,075 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    City-country-river cycling on the city-country-river tour between Bad Abbach and Kelheim! The 35-kilometer round took you from Bad Abbach along the Danube over the leisure island to Poikam and Kapflberg. Nature lovers can visit the district fruit garden here before heading uphill through Schultersdorf towards the forest.In the shady forest, you can take a break at the idyllic excursion restaurant Frauenhäusl before heading downhill to Kelheim. The sweeping pedestrian bridge with a view of the Liberation Hall takes you directly to the historic old town and further across the Danube. The river will take you back to Bad Abbach!Tip: plan a little more time for this tour and make a detour to Weltenburg Abbey! Simply lock your bike in the bike boxes at the harbor and then sail through the Danube Gorge to one of the oldest monasteries in Bavaria!

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  • Intermediate
    01:40
    16.8 mi
    10.1 mph
    675 ft
    675 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Did you know that hops can be watched growing? Just try it out on the hop garden tour through the largest contiguous hop growing area in the world! From Mainburg it goes out through the extensive, green hop gardens to dreamy towns with their hop yards. A special feature here are the hop experience tours on various hop adventure farms.On the tour you can definitely take a trip to Ratzenhofen, where you can stop off in the picturesque castle beer garden, or to Elsendorf, where you can enjoy an exceptional view of hop fields in the "Hallertauer Hopfenhimmel".Tip: This tour is particularly beautiful in late summer when the hops have grown to their full height.

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  • Intermediate
    02:22
    23.3 mi
    9.9 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On the Laabertaler pilgrimage route, picturesque churches connect with the valley of the Große Laaber and the hills of the Hallertau hop region around Langquaid, Paring, and Rohr i.NB. Both nature and culture lovers will be happy on this tour.From Langquaid with the parish church St. Jakobus d. Ä. First you cycle to Oberleierndorf with the St. Stephan church and on to Hellring, where the traditional pilgrimage festival "Hellring" takes place every autumn at the pilgrimage church of St. Ottilia. Continue to Paring, where you can visit the magnificent St. Michael Collegiate Church of the Paring Monastery, and then on to Niederleierndorf with the pilgrimage church of the Assumption. Past the St. Johann estate with the St. Johann Baptist baptismal church, we continue via Tiefenbach to Herrngiersdorf, where, in addition to the St. Martin Church, there is also the oldest private brewery in the world.Via Semerskirchen, Sittelsdorf and Laaberberg, each with a church, the path leads you to Rohr i.NB with the imposing Baroque Asam Church of the Rohr monastery. After a break in the beer garden right next to the monastery, we return to the valley of the Große Laaber and over Leitenhausen, where you can make a detour to the idyllic St. Koloman chapel, and then back to Langquaid.

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  • Intermediate
    01:46
    16.6 mi
    9.4 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,150 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    The Heaven & Hell tour in the Altmühl Valley goes up and down and provides sporting challenges between Painten and Sausthal.From Painten you first go through the forest on a slightly hilly route to the Wallner chapel before the tour takes you downhill to Sausthal. In addition to an observatory, you will also find refreshment stops and a high ropes course open on request. In the forest it goes downhill towards the valley with a possible detour to the ruined castle Randeck. The path leads through the Randecker Forest into the Galgental and then uphill through Kaisdorf to Baiersdorf, from where you have the opportunity to drive to Prunn Castle. After Baiersdorf the tour leads downhill to the Emmer Valley, but then immediately uphill to the small town of Ried.On a hilly route it goes to Maierhofen, before going uphill one last time to the highest point of the tour and then back to Painten.

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  • Difficult
    03:04
    29.7 mi
    9.7 mph
    325 ft
    325 ft
    Expert bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    The three rivers tour takes you through the picturesque river valleys of Ilm, Danube and Abens past Neustadt a.d. Danube, Bad Goegging, Pförring and Vohburg a.d. Danube.From Bad Gögging the bike tour takes you along the Abens to Neustadt an der Donau. From here it goes in the Danube Valley through idyllic villages on the edge of the Hallertau to Vohburg on the Danube. Take the time to explore the remains of Vohburg Castle and stroll through the historic town center before heading to the Ilm Valley.On hot summer days, a trip to the walls is worthwhile on the three-river tour: a picturesque bathing lake awaits you here with a refreshing dip.Along the nature reserve "Goldau" it goes through the old town center of Neustadt into the Abenstal to the foothills of Abensberg. Take a little break at the historic market square in Abensberg or visit Kuchlbauer's beer world, where art and beer come together before returning to Bad Gögging.

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  • Intermediate
    02:15
    22.1 mi
    9.8 mph
    1,025 ft
    1,025 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Experience the most beautiful side of the Bavarian Baroque, embedded in the picturesque landscape of the Hallertau. You start in Rohr i.NB directly in front of the Rohr monastery with the Asam church, a masterpiece of the Baroque creative phase of the Asam brothers with an impressive high altar and the apparently free-floating figure of Mary. To the south you will meet the small town of Obereulenbach with another, smaller baroque church.A sporty climb takes you to Gressau and the highest point of the tour before you descend through shady forests to Wildenberg and Pürkwang, where baroque elements for the trained elements can also be seen in the St. Andreas church. Another baroque church is waiting for you in Sallingberg, where St. Michael is picturesquely situated on a hill. You pass other dreamy villages and come to the Labertal, where the baroque pilgrimage church "Mariä sacrifice" is waiting in Laaberberg, which is historically closely connected to the Rohr monastery.

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  • Easy
    01:18
    14.0 mi
    10.8 mph
    250 ft
    425 ft
    Easy bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Go on a journey of discovery in the Labertal and get to know the local flora and fauna between Rottenburg a.Laaber and Langquaid!The stork route starts in Rottenburg and leads you out into the valley of the Großer Laber. Different stations and viewpoints are waiting for you with all kinds of information about storks, herons and other waterfowl. The first stop is Högldorf: here you have a great view of the meadows of the Laber and can watch stork and companions at a safe distance.Station 2 provides information about the world of storks and beavers, pasture huts and access to the Laber and at station 3, directly on the Rohrbach, there is a nice place to rest. You can breathe again at the fourth station, where comfortable loungers are waiting for you.
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    A special highlight awaits at Station 5 at Aldhausen: a lookout tower with a view of the valley and its animal inhabitants. Station 7 at Langquaid is also a lookout tower with a great view over the Laberaue and stork's nest next to the roof of the town hall. On the way there is a Kneipp station and the last station in Eichbühl before you can return to Rottenburg on both sides of the Großer Laber.

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  • Intermediate
    01:43
    17.0 mi
    9.9 mph
    775 ft
    750 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Come to Hallertau and cycle around Mainburg, Aiglsbach and Elsendorf to see the most beautiful churches in the Hop region! From Mainburg, the “Metropolis of Hallertau” with the mountain church of St. Salvator. Those who have made it to the church will be rewarded with a great view of the city. The tour takes you through the hop fields to the impressive pilgrimage church of St. Petrus and Paulus in Ebratshausen.It continues to the branch church "Our Lady" with an extraordinary, massive church tower in Gasseltshausen and on through the hop gardens to Aiglsbach. The high, pointed tower of the church of St. Leonhard protrudes from the silhouette of the small town. You cycle through the hills of Hallertau to Berghausen with the St. Koloman church and to Appersdorf, where, in addition to the parish church of St. Petrus with the conspicuously constricted onion roof, the pilgrimage chapel of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary, the so-called Bründl chapel, is also worth a visit.Via Elsendorf, where the tower of the baroque parish church Maria Immaculata rises above the village, you will reach Ratzenhofen. It's best to plan a break there in the beautiful beer garden. Through the Abenstal it goes on to the starting point back to Mainburg.

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  • Intermediate
    02:47
    24.5 mi
    8.8 mph
    750 ft
    750 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The tower tour takes you almost 40 kilometers through the hop gardens of Hallertau, past churches and chapels - from one tower to the next.You start in Bad Gögging and your first stop is the spiers of the parish church of St. Laurentius and the St. Anna chapel in Neustadt a.d.Donau. the sunny town square invites you to linger before you go through the Dürnbuch forest via Mühlhausen to the Abenstal. You cross the river Abens and turn to Siegenburg: just head towards the top of the parish church of St. Nikolaus, which is also known as the "Dom der Hallertau".We then continue to Biburg along Abens and Siegbach. Take a closer look at the chapel of the Savior by artist Angerer the Elder and be amazed by the towering Romanesque monastery church. Also great: the shady monastery beer garden right in the center of Biburg. Passing the pilgrimage church Allersdorf you will go to Abensberg - the shiny golden dome of the Kuchlbauer tower will guide you.The asparagus and strawberry fields in Sandharlanden will then take you back to Bad Gögging.

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  • Difficult
    02:01
    19.6 mi
    9.7 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Expert bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    A relaxed round of nature awaits you on the Esperbach Valley Tour. From Saal a.d.Donau, you will go along the Feckinger Bach and past the Sippenauer Moor nature reserve, home to numerous rare animal and plant species, to Hausen. It gets a bit hilly on the way to Langquaid, but the romantic market place of the village in the Labertal immediately offers enough opportunities for a short break.If you have time, you should definitely make a detour to the Hellring pilgrimage church or to the monastery church in Paring, before the Esperbach valley tour takes you back to the women’s choice, the highest point of the tour. In Herrnwahlthann you should take a break in the beer garden at the "Stanglbräu" and watch the storks that have nestled on the fireplace of the small brewery.On the way back to Saal you can enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding valleys before you come back to more urban areas.

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  • Intermediate
    01:17
    10.6 mi
    8.3 mph
    650 ft
    650 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The tour Waldesruh takes you on almost 17 kilometers through idyllic forests, the Paintner Forest and the Frauenforst - the ideal tour for a quiet round under shady trees for hot days!Attention at the former Irlbrunn Forest House, here you can make a detour to the Frauenhäusl via a cross-connection. On the way back to Painten you will also pass a former glassworks.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    16
  • Distance
    341 mi
  • Duration
    36:44 h
  • Elevation
    14,275 ft

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