Shallow bicycle routes and steep mountain trails. Fussen is a perfect destination for unhurried bikers and bikers looking for a real challenge. You like it even more relaxed?
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Our Top 5 - bike tours from easy to challenging:
This tour for beginners with some light ascents and great views to the idyllic lake Hopfensee and the alps is good for beginners.
Time to cycle: about 1 hour
Tour: Take your bike and cycle the street Augsburger Strasse to the end of the city. At the roundabout turn left and follow the cycle track to the Hopfen am See. Bike once around the lake and turn back via the same route. By following the signs you can also return over the western part of Fussen.
2. Lake Schwansee - Castles - Tegelberg mountain - Schwangau:
Easy, various bike tour with a lot of possibilities to stop and take a picture.
Time to cycle: about 11/2 hours
Tour: Cycle along the bike paths in direction to the castles. At the left turn in Alterschrofen turn right make a side trip to the lake Schwansee. Bike once around and go on to the castles. Just after the school Gymnasium Hohenschwangau turn right and follow the way to the river. Bike along this one to the base station of the Tegelberg. From there you go to the village Schwangau. Take the way through the village and cycle parallel to the mountains back to Fussen.
3. Once around lake Forggensee:
The most popular bike tour is once around lake Forggensee. There are some ascents, but every meter is worth it! The most beautiful point is after half of the tour with an awesome view to Neuschwanstein castle. Thetour can be shortened by taking a boat of the Forggenseeschifffahrt.
Time to cycle: about 2 hours
Tour: very well signed bike path. Start at the Hotel Sonne and go down to the river Lech via the pedestrian area. Turn left and keep on going by following the signs.
4. historic route of the Furstenstrasse to Tyrol (with or without the mountain Dreiländereck):
Medium bike tour with the possibility of a side trip to the mountain Dreilandereck (for those who want to test their physical shape; only with a mountain bike). On the way back you will reach the lake Alatsee from where you return to Fussen.
Distance: about 20km
Time to cycle: 2 hours, with Dreilandereck 2,5 hours
Tour: Cycle with your bike to the castles. On the left side of the castle Hohenschwangau starts the historic Furstenstrasse. On the way you can turn right to the view point Dreilandereck. After this side trip the way leads you to the property and restaurant Schluxen. Bike from there over the village Pinswang to the village Vils. At the end of Vils turn right in direction to the lake Alatsee. There is a steep but short ascent. At the restaurant up there the untraveled road goes back and down to Fussen.
5. Mountain restaurant Bleckenau and alpine hut Jagerhutte
Bike tour for real mountain bikers. Technical very demanding when you go down to the lake Plansee after the Jagerhutte. Otherwise there are mostly very steep forest roads.
Distance: 10km to Bleckenau, 15km to Jagerhutte
Tour: Bike to Hohenschwangau. Opposite the Ticketcenter turn left and go up steeply the Wasserleitungsweg to the Jugend, the station up at Neuschwanstein castle. A little more relaxed you bike to the mountain restaurant Bleckenau. Who is looking for another challenge is cycling further on the the Jagerhutte. The path goes up very steep but it is worth the effort, because you can bike down racy the same way.