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Donauwörth Cycling Experience
Enjoy and discover five different landscapes around Donauwörth!

Around Donauwörth, cyclers can enjoy and discover five different landscapes. The flat riverbed landscape along Danube and Lech, the rolling hills of the Swabian Alb, the trails along Wörnitz and Danube and the slopes of the Franconian Alb. Enjoy the crater-tocrater tour of the famous meteorite crater Ries with geological attractions and a wild flora and fauna. The Donau-Ries district offers a network of over 1.000 km of biking trails. Cyclers can choose between different tours for every fitness level.

Insider-tip: "Geopark Ries" Round Trip
Discover and experience the geologically interesting landscape of the Ries. The landscape was formed by a meteor strike and was anounced "National Geopark" in 2006. Donauwörth is located at the southern rim of this spectacular region.
15 million years ago, the landscape was formed by a meteor strike. The circular crater has a diameter of 25 km. Due to many geological attractions, the region has developed into a mecca for geologists and tourists.
The GeoPark Ries Round Trip covers a distance of 75 km. Cyclers enjoy nature and villages. The trail starts and ends in Donauwörth and offers many surprises on the road.

We have worked out the most beautiful biking tours around Donauwörth. Just leave your car behind and discover the natural beauty and the cultural sights of the landscape. Many hotels and restaurants give a warm welcome to bikers.
Our tours can be enjoyed by professional bicyclists, as well as less trained bikers.
The tours mainly go along well-preserved biking trails, country lanes and low frequency roads. You might have to pass some short streches of natural lanes, some of which might force you to get off your biciycle and walk, but you will be rewarded with the unforgettable beautiful scenery around you.

Further information and cycling maps are available at the tourist information centre Donauwörth:

Tourist-Information Donauwörth
Rathausgasse 1
86609 Donauwörth
p: 0049 906 789-151
f: 0049 906 789-159

Bike - service & repair
  • Top-Bike Brachem, Kapellstraße 25, phone: 0049 906 8077
  • Zweirad Uhl, Dillinger Straße 57, phone: 0049 906 98166
Bike lockers for safe parking available at the parking space Zirgesheimer Straße / Town centre

Bike/e-bike rentals
  • OMV Tankstelle, Nürnberger Straße 10, phone: 0049 906 9998254

Tour recommendations
(All tours start and end in Donauwörth's town center or at the tourist information centre Donauwörth)

1) Biking Tour to the Geopark Ries
Distance: approx.75 km
Time: approx. 6 – 7 hours
Level: partly very advanced

2) Biking Tour to the Monheimer Alb
Distance: approx.70 km
Time: approx. 6 hours
Level: partly advanced

3) Biking Tour Lech/Danube
Distance: approx. 70 km
Time: approx. 5 – 6 hours
Level: partly advanced

4) Biking Tour to the National Park Augsburg Westliche Wälder
Distance: approx. 40 km
Time: approx. 3 hours
Level: easy

5) Biking Tour Kesseltal
Distance: approx. 55 km
Time: approx. 5 hours
Level: advanced

Long distance biking trails
  • Danube Biking Trail from Donaueschingen to Passau
  • Romantic Road Biking Trail from Würzburg to Füssen
  • Via Claudia Augusta from Venice/Italy to Donauwörth
  • Zusam Biking Trail from Dinkelscherben to Donauwörth