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Long distance cycling recommended route Stage 1

Bäderradweg - 1. Etappe: Von Überlingen nach Bad Saulgau

Long distance cycling · Bodensee
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  • Unterwegs am Bodensee
    / Unterwegs am Bodensee
    Photo: Jo Herrmann, Schwäbische Bäderstraße
  • / Ausblick auf den Bodensee
    Photo: Jo Herrmann, Schwäbische Bäderstraße
  • / Klosterkirche Birnau
    Photo: Melanie Waltner, Kur und Touristik Überlingen GmbH
  • / Deggenhauser Tal - Urnau
    Photo: Melanie Waltner, JO HERRMANN DESIGN
  • / Pfrungener Ried
    Photo: Melanie Waltner, JO HERRMANN DESIGN
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difficult
Distance 70.7 km
5:10 h
440 m
229 m
689 m
394 m
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Author
Melanie Waltner
Update: December 09, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
689 m
Lowest point
394 m
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Tips and hints

Start

Überlingen am Bodensee (400 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.765416, 9.163476
DMS
47°45'55.5"N 9°09'48.5"E
UTM
32T 512249 5290240
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Destination

Bad Saulgau

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.765416, 9.163476
DMS
47°45'55.5"N 9°09'48.5"E
UTM
32T 512249 5290240
w3w 
///bikers.callers.sound
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Hostel

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
70.7 km
Duration
5:10 h
Ascent
440 m
Descent
229 m
Highest point
689 m
Lowest point
394 m
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