Cycling Tour: Main River Cycle Route – The Road of Caesars and Kings

8 Days / 320 km (199 m) / from 523 €

Follow the Main River through the Franconian Region, from the “Caesar City” of Bamberg to Würzburg, merry with wine, through the Spessart low mountain range, and to Aschaffenburg.

Travelroute

Day 1: Arrival in Bamberg

Travellers are responsible for their transportation to Bamberg. Start by touring the city built and loved by King Heinrich II. He is buried in the cathedral in a sarcophagus carved by Tilman Riemenschneider.

Day 2: Bamberg – Hassfurt & Surroundings

Distance: approx. 40 km

The Main River Cycle Route takes you to the small town of Zeil am Main, a wine town with timber-framed houses. Cycle along the foothills of the Hass mountains to Hassfurt and cycle in the footsteops of Tilman Riemenschneider. Visit the pilgrimage church, the Hassfurter Ritterkapelle, a unique Occident piece of art.

Day 3: Hassfurt – Volkach

Distance: approx. 55 km

Cycle through romantic villages and vineyards and the landscape called the “Volkacher Mainschleife” to Volkach. The best Franconian wine is produced there. You may want to visit the pilgrimage church, Maria im Sand, in Dettelbach.

Day 4: Volkach – Würzburg

Distance: approx. 65 km

Cycle through the Volkacher Mainschleife and meadows along the river. You may like to visit the pilgrimage church, Maria im Sand, in Dettelbach. Continue through the wine town of Kitzingen to the lively city of Würzburg. But first, plan some time for Sommerhausen.

Day 5: Würzburg – Marktheidenfeld

Distance: approx. 40 - 80 km

Choose between two routes: 1. Along the foothills of the vineyards through Zellingen, Karlstadt, Gemünden, and Lohr am Main to Marktheidenfeld. (Approx. 80 km / 50 mi – can be shortened by approx. 40 km / 25 mi by taking the train. The fare is payable on-site.) 2. On the more hilly route near the Main River (approx. 50 km / 31 mi).

Day 6: Marktheidenfeld – Miltenberg

Distance: approx. 55 km

Cycle through the Main Region to Wertheim. The picturesque Old Town lies at the mouth of the Tauber near the fortress ruins of Count v. Wertheim. Follow the river bend to Stadtprozelten where the most beautiful fortress on the Main, the Henneburg, towers over the town. Miltenberg is a gem of a town with lovely timber-framed homes.

Day 7: Miltenberg – Aschaffenburg

Distance: approx. 45 km

Leave the timber-frame ensemble of Miltenberg and make your way through numerous vineyards to the small town of Klingenberg. Cycle through the gorgeous vineyard region to today’s destination of Aschaffenburg, the “Spessart Mountain Metropolis”. Its Johannisburg Castle is visible in the distance.

Day 8: Departure from Aschaffenburg

Travellers are responsible for their homeward transportation. Depart after breakfast unless you have booked an extended stay.

Prices

Preis in € pro Person *Cat. ICat. II
Double Room523.00622.00
Single Room643.00752.00

Season Prices

From 21.04.2019 to 18.05.2019

  • 46.00 € surcharge in Cat. I
  • 46.00 € surcharge in Cat. II

From 19.05.2019 to 18.08.2019

  • 76.00 € surcharge in Cat. I
  • 76.00 € surcharge in Cat. II

From 19.08.2019 to 21.09.2019

  • 46.00 € surcharge in Cat. I
  • 46.00 € surcharge in Cat. II

Additional Services

  • Elektro-Leihrad - 170.00 €
  • Leihrad mit Gepäcktasche - 75.00 €
  • Rücktransfer Aschaffenburg – Bamberg pro Person (jeden Sonntag) - 67.00 €

Zusatznächte

Bamberg

Preis in € pro Person*Cat. IICat. I
Double Room53.0043.00
Single Room73.0058.00

Aschaffenburg

Preis in € pro Person*Cat. IICat. I
Double Room59.0049.00
Single Room78.0069.00

Aschaffenburg

Preis in € pro Person*Cat. IICat. I
Single Room80.0071.00
Double Room61.0052.00

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Main River Cycle Route – The Road of Caesars and Kings
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Main River Cycle Route – The Road of Caesars and Kings
8 Days / 7 Nights
Sundays, 10th April - 09 October 2016
Daily, 22nd Mai - 20th August 2016
(Special tour dates available on request for a minimum of 4 participants)
Close out dates: 12.06.,13.06.,14.06.

Preis in € pro Person*Cat. ICat. II
Double Room523622
Single Room643752

Achtung: Diese Reise ist nicht für Personen mit Mobilitätseinschränkung geeignet.

Rooms with shower/WC or bath/WC

 

  • Accommodations for 7 nights (according to booking category)
  • Breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer service to each hotel
  • 7-Day Service Hotline
  • 1x Tour information packet per booked room

By train - To Bamberg

By car – Public parking garage costs approx. € 25,-/week. All parking depends on availability. Reservations are not accepted, and fees are payable on-site.

 

Return transfer from Aschaffenburg to Bamberg, incl. bike, costs € 65,-/person. Only Sundays. Departure: approx. 10:00 AM. Duration: approx. 3 hrs. Reservations must be made in advance.

 

All costs subject to change