The Isar Bicycle Route is particularly suited for leisure cyclists and families. But more serious cyclists also appreciate this long bicycle route. The route goes continuously downstream. It traverses hilly and flat terrain, leads past historic cities and through beautiful natural scenery.
Explore and experience Bavaria along the Isar river
On the Isar Bicycle Route, you will experience a bike tour in a class of its own: The Isar river flows through a diverse natural region with a great variety of plants and animals for you to discover during your trip. Who knows, you might even see beavers, who have once again found a habitat here. You will pass through a total of five different and impressive landscapes:
- The Munich Gravel Plain
- The Isar River Valley
- The Danube River Valley
Details of the Isar Bicycle Route
The route starts in the Olympia region of Seefeld and then passes through the magnificent Karwendel Alps. This area has long been a familiar favorite among cyclists because of its varied bike paths and trails of all difficulty levels. While craggy mountain massifs are the backdrop for your trip here, these are soon replaced by the impressive lakes and gentle uplands of the Bavarian Forest.
First, though, the Isar Bicycle Route leads through the majestic Alpine foothills into Tölzer Land and then on to the cities of Freising, Landshut, Dingolfingen, and Landau.
Overview of the Isar Bicycle Route
- Distance: 299 km (186 mi.)
- Bike route: paved bicycle paths, side streets, and trails through forests and fields and along lakes and rivers
- Caution: In the Isarwinkel region, a section of the route has heavy traffic - approx. 20 km (12 mi) long
Extend your bike trip and discover the magnificent Alpenwelt Karwendel! The Zugspitze Region offers lovely days away from the daily grind, where you can gather strength and energy for the kilometers that still lie ahead.