The Lake Constance cycle route turns 40 

...and everybody joins the celebrations!

Established back in 1983, the Lake Constance cycle route today – 40 years later – is one of Europe’s most popular bike trails. Every year, guests from all over the world visit the region to cycle around the lake. Explore the picturesque trails of the Bodensee region at a leisurely pace – or opt for a sportier version of the 260-kilometre circular trail!

The history of the Lake Constance cycle route

How was the Lake Constance cycle route established? Everything started out in 1983 with a visionary idea that led to a cross-national cycling route. Find out more!

Find out about the history of the Lake Constance cycle route.


All anniversary events at a glance

Top event

SlowUp Euregio Lake Constance

25. August

Between Arbon and Romanshorn, you can't hear any engine noise on the asphalt at all. A 25-mile circuit along the Swiss shore of Lake Constance following small roads and agricultural roads will be...

Top event
07. September
Ende März/ Anfang April

Überlinger Frühling mit verkaufsoffenem Sonntag

April - September

Kulturradtouren Konstanz & Umgebung


Swiss Bike Cup Liechtenstein


Tag des Rades Volkertshausen


SlowUp Werdenberg-Liechtenstein


Tag des Rades Radolfzell


slowUp Schaffhausen-Hegau

Mai  City Radrennen Konstanz
mit Sparkassennachwuchs Cup
01.06. Bodenseemeisterschaft Einradrennen
RV Georgia, Reichenau

SlowUp Hochrhein


Volksradfahren Baitenhausen (Meersburg)

19.06. - 09.07.

Stadtradeln im Landkreis Konstanz


Hegau Bodensee Panorama Tour 2023

27.08. SlowUp Bodensee Schweiz

Bodensee Rad Marathon


20 Jahre Herzroute


Apfelradtag Gehrenberg Bodensee

23.06. - 07.07.

St.Galler Festspiele

28.07. - 26.08.

Strandfestwochen Rorschach

24.09. Hegau Rad Marathon

Tours, tours, tours

Whether you’re a leisure cyclist or a sports enthusiast: The journey is the reward. And this journey also includes the surrounding region of Lake Constance! Varied cycle routes take you to different parts of the Bodensee region, ranging from the northernmost point of Switzerland to Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein.

Family cycling tours

The Lake Constance cycle route is a great choice for families. Cycling along the lake is a fascinating adventure, with the individual stages offering plenty of highlights for all ages. Plus, there are many other cycle routes across the Bodensee region. Discover the best tours for families as well as other activities and highlights across the region!

Discover unforgettable family adventures!


Cycling tours for e-bikers

Cruise around Lake Constance at a leisurely pace with your e-bike and explore numerous attractions along the way! Doesn’t this sound tempting? Discover the best e-bike tours and find out about rental and charging stations as well as sights and attractions!

Find out about e-bike tours around Lake Constance! 


Cycling tours for sports enthusiasts

The Bodensee cycling region is also a great choice for those looking for a challenge. Plus, the region is the perfect regeneration spot. After all, what better way to relax after cycling than with a glass of regional wine?

Discover sporty tours around Lake Constance!

Tours for leisure cyclists

The Bodensee region is a paradise for leisure cyclists. Spend relaxed hours at quiet, scenic spots, sample your way through culinary highlights and try the region’s best wines!

Discover leisurely tours around Lake Constance!


Garden tours around Lake Constance

Cycling is good for the environment – and it’s good for you! Especially if you’re a nature lover and can’t wait to explore the magnificent gardens around Lake Constance and their colourful flowers and plants. Varied cycling tours around the popular inland lake take you to the region’s most splendid natural gems, ranging from the flower island of Mainau to the castles of Lindau and Stockach.

Discover the gardens along the cycle route!


Bike and boat tours

Why not combine your ride with a laid-back boat trip? For instance, complete one stage of the cycle route by bike and enjoy the next one from aboard a boat. What an unforgettable experience!

By bike and boat – find out about boat trips on Lake Constance! 



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