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Iris

Premium Class Boat for Bike Tours

France, Germany

4.8/5 (37 reviews)   Ratings/reviews for tours sailing on Iris

The Iris was put to sea in April 2005. She is a refitted freight barge that accommodates 24 overnight passengers. The interior of the Iris is fresh, tasteful and comfortable. The Iris can navigate on most rivers and canals in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. On the top deck you will find the lounge, a roomy sitting area, a cozy bar and a sun deck. The whole barge has central heating and air-conditioning.

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Overview

  • Capacity: 24 passengers
  • Boat size: 45 x 6.6 meters
  • Electricity: 220 volt

Decks & Cabin Layout

  • Cabins: 12

Cabin Amenities

  • Cabin size: 7.5 m²
  • Cabins all feature 2 x single low beds (beds cannot be pushed together)
  • Cabins have large rectangular windows (don't open)
  • Lower beds (80 x 200 cm)
  • Heat & air conditioning in every cabin
  • Private shower (2 m²) and toilet in every cabin
  • Supply of soap and shampoo
  • Cabins are equipped with a safe + small key
  • Hair dryers available on board
  • Daily cabin cleaning
  • Basic laundry service available but only on 14 day tours

Boat Features & Amenities

  • Lounge area, bar and sun deck
  • Wi-Fi is available on board (can not be guaranteed in Belgium)
  • Helmets available to borrow free of charge
  • NO smoking on board
  • Payment on board: Cash only

Food & Beverages

  • Special Diet Requests: Special dietary needs may be subject to a supplement of €50 depending on request. Vegan meals cannot be offered aboard the Iris.
  • Water: The water on board is drinkable. Bottled water is available for purchase at the bar.

Bicycles

  • Light aluminum frame (Aluxx)
  • Hydraulic disc brakes
  • Giant 8-speed with flat handlebars
  • Bikes do not have water bottle holders
  • MIK rear carrier
  • Guests can bring their own pedals or seat (must bring gear/tools to change)

Electric bikes are also available for hire:

  • At least 400W batteries
  • 4 levels of support
  • 8 gears
  • Hydraulic breaks
  • All have a rear carrier for the pannier

Helmets are provided free of charge.

Iris Photos

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Metz to Cochem Photo

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Amsterdam to Koblenz Photo

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Aschaffenburg to Bamberg Photo

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Bruges to Amsterdam - 9 day Photo

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Aschaffenburg to Cochem Photo

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Koblenz to Metz Photo

Koblenz to Metz Germany, Luxembourg, France 2020 Koblenz to Metz (8-day tour) Saturday to … Enjoy a week of cycling in Europe as you bike along the Moselle River, touching three countries. It is bike and barge paradise here. Paved bike paths, …

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Tulip Tour - Amsterdam to Bruges - 9 day Photo

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