Bavaria Self Guided Motorcycle Tour

Where you choose the date and set the pace
Start / Finish in UK

Tour Information

The Bavaria Self Guided Motorcycle Tour visits this unspoiled region of mountains, meadows and forests magnificent biking country, stunning scenery and biker friendly hotels

Whether you like passing through the open country side and peaceful alpine villages, visiting baroque castles and medieval towns, riding scenic mountain roads and passes or simply having a spot of lunch or a slice of cake somewhere in the quite town square this motorcycle tour has it all.

Your four star hotel is conveniently located in the centre of the well known ski resort in the Bavarian Alps – Garmisch-Partenkirchen. close to many traditional bars, cafes and restaurants. Here, you still find typical Bavarian traditions in their original form.

The hotel is built and decorated in classic Germanic baroque style with en-suite facilities, safe parking, outdoor swimming pool, steam room and sauna, bar and it’s own excellent restaurant.

Day excursions may include a visit to Germany’s highest peak Zugspitze which can be reached by taking a mountain train and a short ride on cable car.

From here you can also take a ride to Fussen to explore the magnificent castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein. Or opt for a shorter ride to visit another spectacular feature of gothic architecture – the Linderhof castle. All three spectacular castles were built by King Ludvig II and his father.

One of the free days can also be used to go on a circular border hopping ride that will take you over the Fernpass and deep into Austrian Alps. On your way you’ll be passing through traditional alpine villages, small mountain market towns and stopping for a spot of lunch at the traditional chalet style restaurant by the glittering waters of the mountain lake. you’ll make your way back to Germany via a private valley road that follows a spectacular white water river.

And when you start thinking it is all over you still have two days of riding through the fabulous Black Forest and Champagne Region before you return back to the UK.

This is a splendid tour of relaxed discovery, rewarding mountain roads, eye-pleasing landscapes, peaceful valleys and the very best of the alpine hospitality..

Tour Itinerary

Day Event Approx Daily Mileage
Day 1

Departure from Folkestone
Combination of motorway and non-motorway roads towards the Champagne region of France

260
Day 2

09.00am start towards the Black Forest region of Germany
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads

225
Day 3

09.00am start towards Garmisch-Partenkirchen – Germany
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads
Evening meal with the group in the hotel

190
Day 4

Free day
Optional day ride around local area

100
Day 5

Free day
Optional day ride around local area

100
Day 6

09.00am start towards Black Forest in Germany
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads

200
Day 7

09.00 start towards the Champagne region of France
Combination of motorway and non motorway roads.

250
Day 8

09.00am start towards Calais
17.20 crossing to Folkestone

252

Availability

  • Bavaria Self Guided Motorcycle Tour

Tour Hightlights

  • 3*** and 4**** hotels with leisure facilities
  • Hohenschwangau Castle
  • Neuschwanstein – Disney Castle
  • Linderhof Castle
  • Ettal Abbey
  • Fernpass
  • Ride into Austria
  • Black Forest and the B500
  • Lake Mummelsee

Tour Pricing

  • Rider and pillion £845 pp
  • Solo rider sharing twin room £945 pp
  • Solo rider single room £1095

Price Includes

  • Return Eurotunnel crossing

  • 7 nights b&b accommodation

  • 7 evening meals

  • Route pack for each day

Price Excludes

  • Hotel parking

  • Petrol

  • Toll charges (vignette)

  • Admission charges

  • Meals other than those specified

Pre-Trip Checklist

  • Make sure the tyres on your bike are going to last the duration of a trip.
  • Make sure that the bike is serviced for the duration of a trip.
  • Puncture repair kit recommended.
  • A good bike chain is also highly recommended.
  • Chain lubricant.
  • Spare bike keys.
  • Spare battery for the alarm fob (if you have an alarm).
  • Spare bulbs (in some countries required by law).
  • Spare fuses (in some countries required by law).
  • Spare spark plugs (in some countries required by law).
  • Some tools.
  • Some extra bike security device (padlock and chain, disc lock).
  • Torch.
  • Valid passport.
  • Valid riding licence.
  • European breakdown cover recommended.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Green card for European travel.
  • Check if your bike insurance covers (Green Card) all the countries will be passing through (e.g. Eastern Europe).
  • Copy of bike insurance policy.
  • Registration document.
  • E111 obtained from the Post Office (this guarantees you equivalent NHS treatment in EC countries only).
  • High viz vest/jacket.
  • Breathalizer.
  • Waterproofs.
  • Spare set of gloves.
  • Enough clothes to last you for a trip.
  • Some swimming gear.
  • Some casual clothes.
  • Some local currency.
  • A major credit card recommended.
  • Mini first aid kit (in some countries required by law).
  • Some basic pain killers and prescription drugs.
  • Note with your driving licence of any allergies in Latin.
  • Pack everything into plastic bags before putting it into the panniers.

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