Travel Blogs from Hagnau
After two rest days at Lake Constance, which ended up as a 100 mile ride along the north side of the lake, I'm now at Schaffhausen close to the Rhine Falls. Today's ride was a simple 35 mile ride alongside the river with yet again fantastic scenery and really pretty towns. Beginning to run out of superlatives to describe it! Just over 800 miles so ...
141 miles in two days - awesome cycling in glorious weather. From Oberppass to Lake Constance - long sweeping downhills, an unexpected six mile climb, stunning mountain backdrop, through a huge gorge, meadows, farmland, pretty villages. And all the while the Rhine grows from a small stream to a fast flowing, wide river. We burn the calories, so much so Jim has two pizzas for dinner! Me, the ...
... And there were spas and hoses. After lying on spa beds our legs felt like jelly - all soft and relaxed, ready to be punished on some hills! And punished they were! Within five minutes of starting our ride, it was straight up a super steep hill. The ride was undulating for most of the day, but my super-relaxed post-thermal baths legs weren't really feeling it - well not until lunch time anyway. Maybe there is some truth in ...
... puts us in the Bavarian Black Forest region. We survived the day and were checked into our motel by 2:30pm. Greg stayed here in 2012 and ate in the in-house restaurant which was very nice. Unfortunately it's not open tonight so we will eat out. Last night ended up being Chinese, tonight Italian, so multi-cultural us Aussies. 4.7km walk (return) into town for dinner put us both into a good frame of mind for ...
... finish line at Konstanz's harbour.
I finally arrived there at around 6:30 p.m.. Unfortunately, there was no welcoming committee, big sign or something else as a reward for my efforts the last 6 days. I sat down for a short moment at the harbour and gave myself a reward by jumping into the Bodensee before driving with the bus to my couch-host's place!
Was the trek worth the pain?
TripAdvisor Reviews Bodenseehotel Renn Hagnau
Other places to stay in Hagnau
Hauptstr. 30, Hagnau | Hotelfrom $83
Hauptstrasse 34, Hagnau | Hotelfrom $111
Hoehenweg 10, Hagnau | 4 star hotelfrom $116
Neugartenstrasse 39, Hagnau | Hotelfrom $154
Am Sonnenbuehl 70, Hagnau | Hotelfrom $279
Hauptstrasse 18, Hagnau | Hotelfrom $129