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Self Drive Motorcycle Tour

Motorcycle Tours Alps

On your 10-day Self Drive motorcycle tour through the Alps, you can experience the panoramic mountain scenery from the saddle of a Harley-Davidson motorcyle. From the Bavarian capital Munich you start off heading towards Salzburg and Berchtesgaden, where you can visit the famous salt mines of Bad Reichenhall. After a boats trip on the beautiful Königssee, the crowning stage of our motorcycle tour awaits you: Over serpentines you head towards the National Park Hohe Tauern to the Grossglockner at 2504 meters - this is a unique driving experience. But you reach even greater heights: with the cable car you can go up the next day to the Zugspitze before your motorcycle tour leads you to Neuschwanstein Castle and Lake Constance in the French Alsace, before you finish your exciting Self Drive motorcycle tour through the Alps in Munich.


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The Route:

arrow down Day 1: Munich

Motorcycle Tour Alps and Lakes / Munich

Welcome to Munich, the capital of Bavaria.

arrow down Day 2: Munich (GER) > Salzburg (AUT)

Chiemsee, Island Frauenchiemsee

After collecting your Harley-Davidson motorycle from the rental office you begin your trip and travel to the Chiemsee, where you will stop for lunch. Your overnight stay is in Mozart's hometown Salzburg.

arrow down Day 3: Salzburg (AUT) > Berchtesgaden (GER)

Eagle's Nest / Kehlsteinhaus

Today you can either cruise around the Mondsee, Attersee and Wolfgangsee or you can learn more about the legendary Eagle's Nest, the Kehlsteinhaus. In the Third Reich, the building atop the summit of the Obersalzberg was used by members of the NSDAP for government and social gatherings. You spend the night in Berchtesgaden.

arrow down Day 4: Berchtesgaden (GER) > Zell am See (AUT)

Saltmine Berchtesgaden

First thing in the morning you will visit the saltmine, where the famous Bad Reichenhall brand salt originates. Deep down underneath the Salzberg mountain a secret world awaits you. For many years, only the salt miners in Berchtesgaden were allowed to enter the complex tunnel system. You continue your ride to the Königssee, where a boat trip to the St. Bartholomä island and several other sights awaits you. Accommodation is near Zell am See.

arrow down Day 5: Zell am See (AUT) > Garmisch- Partenkirchen (GER)

Grossglockner High Alpine Road

On your longest day of this motorcycle tour, the most famous High Alpine Road leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the highest mountain in Austria, the Grossglockner (3798m) and its glacier, the Pasterze. It is a driving and nature experience of a special kind on 48 kilometers of high alpine road with 36 bends and curves, and an altitude ascent of 2504 metres. You will pass a unique world of mountains with blossoming alpine meadows, fragrant mountain forests, massive cliffs and eternal ice at the foot of the Grossglockner, the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe. You continue over the Gerlospass to the Achensee and finally arrive at your destination Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

arrow down Day 6: Garmisch- Partenkirchen (GER) > Kempten (GER)

Zugspitze, Top of Germany

In the morning you will enjoy another unforgettable experience up high on the roof of Germany, arriving by cable car. With an altitude of close to 3000 meters (10000 feet), the Zugspitze is the highest peak in Germany. Further planned sightseeing is the highlight of the day, Neuschwanstein Castle. The shy King Ludwig II built the castle just for himself in order to withdraw from public life. Since 1886 Neuschwanstein has been one of the most popular of all the palaces and castles in Europe.

arrow down Day 7: Immenstadt (GER) > Weil am Rhein (GER)

Rhinefall of Schaffhausen

After breakfast you will ride along the third largest lake in the middle of Europe, the Lake Constance (536 km2) and continue on to the Rheinfall of Schaffhausen. The largest waterfall of Europe offers an amazing wonder of nature. With a width of 150 meters the Rhine falls (coming from Lake Constance) over the rocks from a height of 23 meters. Weil am Rhein, seated on the border triangle Germany - France - Switzerland, is the destination.

arrow down Day 8: Weil am Rhein (GER) > Riquewihr (FRA)

Riquewihr, Alsace

Today a very special highlight awaits you: Route des Crêtes in the Vosges in Alsace is one of the most popular mountain passes and motorcycle routes in the world. After a long day enjoying hills and valleys as well as a wine tasting tour in one of the most famous Alsatian wineries, you will get ready for the night in Riquewihr. Nestling among the vineyards, the village certainly lives up to its reputation as the grand old lady of the Alsatian wine producing area. The houses here are dated from the 16th century and offer some of the finest examples of Alsatian architecture.

arrow down Day 9: Riquewihr (FRA) > Isny (GER)


You leave France, ride your motorcycle through the popular Black Forest, tour the other side of Lake Constance and finish the beautiful day in Isny.

arrow down Day 10: Isny (GER) > Munich (GER)

Monestry Kloster Andechs

On your last day on the road you will ride back to Munich, pass the Starnberger See, the Ammersee, visit the monestry Kloster Andechs and finally return your Harley-Davidson motorcycle to the rental office.

Learn more about this Self Drive Motorcycle Tour:

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What's included:
* The Original Tour - developed and organised by Reuthers
* Rental Motorcycle for the Tour including third party and comprehensive insurance
* 10x Accommodation Middleclass Hotels/Motels in shared Double Room
* Accommodations including Breakfast
* Secured Payment Certificate (Sicherungsschein)
* Reuthers Tour Book with Itineraries and Tips
* Reuthers Travel Lecture (in English)
* Reuthers Rewards
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Self Drive: Rider own Motorcycle = EUR 1865
Self Drive: Rider Rental Motorcycle = EUR 3935
Self Drive: Passenger Motorcycle = EUR 1865
Twin Room extra charge (2 separate beds instead of 1 common bed) = EUR 165
Single Room extra charge (instead of shared Double Room) = EUR 455

Optional Bookings:
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in shared Double Room (1 common bed) = EUR 95
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in shared Twin Room (2 separate beds) = EUR 105
Additional Accommodation prior tour start in Single Room = EUR 165
Additional Accommodation after the tour in shared Double Room (1 common bed) = EUR 95
Additional Accommodation after the tour in shared Twin Room (2 separate beds) = EUR 105
Additional Accommodation after the tour in Single Room = EUR 165

All pricing payable in Euro.
3% Early Bird Discount (booking more than 12 months prior tour start)
2% Golden Ager Discount (age at least 60 years prior tour start)
10% Group Discount (from 8 registrations made within one week, one common Payment of Balance)
2% Harley Owners Group Discount
2% BMW Motorcycle Owners Club Discount
2% Indian Motorcycle Riders Group Discount
2% Riders Association of Triumph Discount
Please note: The Total Discount for all applicable Discounts is a maximum of 10%.

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