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Cycling routes and bike maps in and around

Bavaria

Find the right bike route for you through Bavaria, where we've got 115,774 cycle routes to explore. The routes you most commonly find here are of the hilly or uphill type. Most people get on their bikes to ride here in the months of May and July.

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9,632,725 km
Mapped Ways
115,774
Cycle Routes

Top cycle routes in and around Bavaria


Munich

calls itself Germany's "Radlhauptstadt" (bicycle capital) and for good reason: more than 1200 kilometers (750 miles) of cycle paths open up the city to cyclists. is an ideal place to discover by bike. Sights like the Frauenkirche, Marienplatz, the Pinakotheken, the English Gardens and Nymphenburg Palace are all a must-see for visitors. A great variety of cycle routes quickly take you beyond the city borders and into the scenic Bavarian countryside. And every Fall, Munich is the center of attention as it throws the world's greatest beer party, Oktoberfest. The only event we'd ever recommend leaving your bike at home for!

Danube Cycle Path

One river, eight countries

A river originates in the Black Forest. As it winds its way to the Black Sea, it grows into the second longest waterway in Europe: the Danube. follows the river through eight countries and is one of the most popular long-distance routes for bike tourists. Over 600 kilometers (373 miles) form the German stretch of the Danube Cycle Path and are also part of EuroVelo 6, another stunning route leading from the Atlantic to the Black Sea.

Pan-European Cycle Route

Paris to Prague

The “Golden Road”, a historical trade route dating back to the Middle Ages, is now open for cyclists. Under the ambitious name Pan-European cycle route it leads from the French capital through picturesque regions of Germany – Bavaria and – all the way to Prague. The traders used to cover 1570 kilometers (976 miles) on horseback or by cart along this route, but today you will find plenty of infrastructure for your cycling needs.

Lake Constance - Lake Königssee Cycle Path

Lakes and castles

While circling the “Swabian Sea” is always a good idea for a bike trip, there are other amazing cycle routes near waiting to be explored. Highly recommended: the Lake Constance-Lake Königssee-cycle path from Lindau to Berchtesgaden national park. Fairytale castles Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein as well as magnificent lake landscapes await.

Inn Cycle Path

Everyone’s favorite

Before it flows into the near Passau, the Inn river meanders over a distance of 500 kilometers (310 miles) from its source at the Swiss Maloja pass through to Bavaria. Cyclists love to follow its course, for the Inn Cycle Path is one of the most magnificent river routes in Europe. The landscapes and views are unparalleled, with near-perfect infrastructure. Its German stretch is mostly flat and well suited for families and groups of all abilities.

Isar Cycle Path

Best of Alpine scenery

The Isar River is only the fourth largest river in Bavaria, but the views along its banks are as stunning as those of the Danube, Inn and Main rivers. The cycle path is over 295 kilometers (183 miles) long and follows the Isar’s course through a landscape of exceptional variety. Craggy peaks, Alpine pastures and national parks form the backdrop for this tour through and Bavaria.

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