Published on: 4 February 2018 | Last updated: 10 March 2018
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|München - Holzkirchen||36 kms|
|München - Gmund (on the Tegernsee)||54 kms|
|München - Otterfing||31 kms|
|Gmund - Rottach-Egern||13 kms|
|Rottach-Egern - Achenkirch||38 kms|
|Total distance||106 kms|
Places to stay
One thing to bear in mind if you are planning to stay overnight in München is that if there is a major trade show, prices can literally triple — and that is prices on everything from hostels upwards. If you can choose when to travel it is worth using booking.com to research prices before you book your travel tickets. Another event to bear in mind is the Oktoberfest which, despite the name, starts around September 20th.
My favourite place to stay is the
hotel in München centre which is an easy bike ride from the station. It also has a car park where you can leave your bike (and the rooms have hand bike-sized balconies ).
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Booking.com pages for places on this section of the route:
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If you use these links to book accommodation Booking.com will pay me a small part of their commission. This helps support the costs of producing this site.
I use Booking.com to find and book places to stay when there are no campsites in the area. The large majority of hotels and many hostels are now on ‘Booking’. I like it because it means that I can get almost-instant confirmation. The rating system is also a reliable guide to the quality of the accommodation.
I’ve never had a problem finding places to keep my bike —even if it’s a cupboard or store room. I always use the ‘special requests’ field on the booking form to tell the hotel that I’m travelling with a bike, which gives them the opportunity to let me know if there’s a problem.
Many properties offer free cancellation but it’s a good idea to check the conditions as these vary from property to property.
There's a hostel at Kreuth: the DJH Jugendherberge Kreuth-Scharling.
Transport and services
There are regular trains between München and the Tegernsee, but the Tegernsee bahnhof (station) is the end of the line.
- M: BikeService24 | Fahrradladen 16 | Fahrradladen Prinzenstraße | Radwerk | Zweirad-Center Stadler
- Otterfing: Otterfinger Radkeller
- Holzkirchen: Bike 'n Snow
- Rottach-Egern: Bertls Bikeshop | Radsport Eiblwieser
- Achenkirch: Busslehner Sports
- Maurach: WW Sport Wörndle - SPORT 2000
- muenchen-venezia.info (de/it/en) is the official site for the route
- muenchen.de: m-wasserweg (de only) has lots of information about the route between München and the Tegernsee
- Bayernnetz für Radler has information about regional routes (de - more limited version in English)
- tegernsee-schliersee.de (de only?) Tegernsee-Schliersee cycling section. Includes 27 bike routes in the Tegernsee and Schliersee areas
- achensee.com: cycling section
Tourist information websites
- tegernsee.com (de/en/it) and tegernsee-schliersee.de (de/en) both have tourist information for the Tegernsee and Schliersee areas
- achensee.com (de/en) is the tourist information site for the Achensee area
- tyrol.com (de/en/it/nl/fr/di/ro/pl/ck/ru) is probably the most useful tourist information site for the Austrian section. There's also an excellent iOS/Android app
Resources for München
- muenchen.de (en/fr/it/ru/cn) is the main tourist information website. If you are planning on exploring München by bike then check out the site's cycling section: muenchen.de: biking
- the Open Street Map mapping seems to cover cycleways in the city pretty well, but if you need it there's also an online cycle route planner at muenchen.de: cycle route planner (de/en)
- muenchen.de: Brochures including links to download a city map, an excellent city guide and accommodation directory. If you go to the German-language version (muenchen.de: Download you'll find a link to a nice guide to bike rides around the centre of München (muenchen.de: Radlflyer.pdf ). The text is selectable so you can translate it using Google Translate — although the maps on their own might be enough
- muenchen.de: taking-your-bike rules on taking your bike on public transport
- the Stadtinformation office in the Rathaus on Marienplatz has a Radlstadtplan (map of the city's cycleways and cycle streets) and a guide to the Münchner Radlszene — a comprehensive listing of the bike shops in the city
Articles in this series
- München-Venezia Overview
- München-Venezia: 1: München to Achenkirch
- München-Venezia: 2: Achenkirch to Hall-in-Tirol
- München-Venezia: 3: Hall-in-Tirol to Brenner
- München-Venezia: 4: Brenner to Fortezza Franzensfeste
- München-Venezia: 5: the PusterTal (Fortezza Franzensfeste to Toblach)
- München-Venezia: 6: the Ciclabile delle Dolomiti
- München-Venezia: 7: the Via Alemagna (Sotto Castello di Cadore to the Lago di Santa Croce)
- München-Venezia: 8: the Lago di Santa Croce to Treviso
- München-Venezia: 9: Treviso to Venezia