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Tour description

After a relaxing night in the Hotel Metropol you enjoy a rich breakfast bar in the hotel and the view on the Lake Constance and you bring up your strength for the new day.

You ride through the typical Thurgau landscape of «Mostindien» through the Thur plain to Weinfelden and after refreshments in the restaurant «Zur Eisenbahn» you continue to Frauenfeld, the capital of the canton. From the Lake Constance your bicycle tour continues into the heart of the canton Thurgau and encounter the Thur, the river that gave the canton its name.

From Frauenfeld it is not far to the charterhouse Ittingen. Once arrived, you enjoy your dinner in a monastic atmosphere and revue the impressions of the day.

You may ride your bicycle only part of the distance:
Arbon - Romanshorn (distance: 10.5 km)
Romanshorn - Kradolf (distance: 17.7 km)
Kradolf - Weinfelden (distance: 11.3 km)
Weinfelden - Frauenfeld (distance: 20.2 km)
Frauenfeld - Kartause Ittingen (distance: 5 km)


Variant A: You hike along the Lake Constance towards Romanshorn. Enjoy the constant magnificent view on the Lake Constance region and cover some of the popular biking trail distance by walking. In Romanshorn, you board the Thurbo, the regional train, and continue through the typical Thurgau landscape to the Thurtal and Weinfelden. Weinfelden, the cozy heart of the canton Thurgau, invites you to enjoy refreshments in the restaurant «Zur Eisenbahn». After a delicious lunch you continue your hike into the vineyards of the region. Learn everything about the local winegrowing business on the wine hiking trail and continue to Märstetten by passing over the Ottenberg. Along the way, beautiful views into the Thur plain invite you to rest.
In Märstetten you board the train again and continue to the impressive cantonal capital Frauenfeld. The historic old town invites you to shop or to visit Schloss Frauenfeld. Richer by many new impressions, you then continue walking or by bus to the famous chartehouse Ittingen to discover monastic history.

Walking time for the various distances:
Walking: Arbon - Romanshorn: approx. 2.25 hours
Train: Romanshorn - Weinfelden: approx. 0.5 hours
Walking: Weinfelden - Märstetten: approx. 1.75 hours
Train: Märstetten - Frauenfeld: approx. 0.5 hours
Walking: Frauenfeld - Ittingen: approx. 1 hour
Regional bus: Frauenfeld - Ittingen: approx. 10 minutes

Variante B: Ship ride with the Lake Constance Navigation Association from Arbon to Romanshorn. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the lake and the adventure of Lake Constance.

Further stages

Etape before: Enjoyment and culture, 1st day
Next Etape: Enjoyment and culture, 3rd day

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Places along the route: Arbon - Egnach - Romanshorn - Zihlschlacht - Kradolf - Sulgen - Weinfelden - Bussnang - Amlikon - Frauenfeld - Kartause Ittingen


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Tour history (B00585)

First published: Mittwoch, 1. März 2006

Last updated: Mittwoch, 10. Juni 2015

Tour published by: GPS-Tracks.com powered by GEO-Tracks GmbH

Tour characteristics

Distance: 64.7 km | Time requirement: 6 h
Ascent: 291 m | Descent: 291 m
Highest point: 553 m.a.s.l.

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