Cycling from castle to castle
The sights along the Castle Road are also an experience for cyclists. The signposted cycle path "Burgenstraße" leads those interested in history and culture to the highlights between Mannheim and Bayreuth.
The route impresses with the variety of natural and cultural landscapes it passes through. River valleys with a flat profile can be found, as can ascents that promise great views. Castles, palaces and historic towns are waiting to be discovered along the way. They can often also be visited and offer a variety of experiences, from guided tours in historical costumes to medieval markets.
For orientation on the way we recommend the mobile navigation with the Smartphone or GPS device. For this purpose, we have made the entire route and sections available on the Outdooractive tour portal. There you can download free tracks in the file formats GPX and KML and print detailed maps.
The free overview map is suitable as a planning basis for your trip along the Castle Road. In addition to the routes for car and bicycle, it contains compact information on the towns and municipalities along the route. For navigation on the road, we recommend the bike tour book or the offers for mobile devices.
Cyclist pleasure in a compact format
The Bicycle Tour Book "Castle Road" describes the entire cycle route along the Castle Road. It contains maps at a scale of 1:75.000, city plans for larger cities, recommended accomodation, interesting background facts and much more.
The Bicycle Tour Book is only available in German language and can be ordered at the price of 13,90 Euro + 3 Euro shipping in the office of the Castle Road using the order form or via telephone +49 (0) 7131 973501-0. It is also available in numerous tourist information offices along the Castle Road and in bookstores.
On the cycle path "Burgenstraße" numerous Bett+Bike accomodations invite you to stay overnight. Here cyclists can also stay for just one night and use special services such as lockable bicycle and drying rooms.
In the Premium Partner Hotels Burgenstraße, the charm of bygone days meets contemporary comfort. So the overnight stay becomes a real experience.