Germany Bike + Barge Tours

4.6 out of 5 (629 Reviews) Reviews of Germany Bike + Barge Tours

Germany has many rivers providing the perfect setting for amazing bike and boat tours here. All along the banks of the Elbe, Main, Havel, Oder, Mosel, and others you will find glorious countryside, medieval architecture, ruins, clinging vineyards, sleepy villages, and farmland. A bike and barge tour brings you straight through the heart of this historic and hip country and a few will dip into France or include Amsterdam in the itinerary. So grab a stein of beer and browse our bike and boat tours in Germany!

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Wine-centered town of Cochem, Germany. CC:Kai Pilger

Koblenz to Merzig

7–8 days from €1199

4.6 out of 5

Koblenz to Merzig

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This bike and barge tour in Germany loops along the Moselle and Saar Rivers, through quaint German towns, with picturesque half-timbered houses and baroque churches. You will pedal your way through…

Saar River near Merzig, Germany. Flickr:Wolfgang Staudt

Merzig to Cochem

7 days from €1495

5 out of 5

Merzig to Cochem

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

Cycle along the Saar and Moselle rivers on this bike and barge tour in Germany through charming cities and villages. You begin in either Merzig, not far from the French border, or Cochem, a charming…

Half-timbered houses in Miltenberg, Germany. Flickr:Carsten Frenzl

Cologne to Bamberg

11 days from €1995

4.9 out of 5

Cologne to Bamberg

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This is an active vacation by bike and boat in Germany along the banks of the Rhine and Main River. Your adventure begins in Cologne, Germany's oldest city, overseen by the towering Cologne Gothic…

Along the beautiful Rhine River in Rüdesheim, Germany. Flickr:Andrew Gustar

Merzig to Mainz

8 days from €1525

4.9 out of 5

Merzig to Mainz

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This bike and barge tour through Germany aboard the lovely Merlijn will either begin or end in the picturesque town of Mainz. The Old Town, its inner city, is the pride and joy of the city scene.

Marktplatz in Bernkastel-Keus, a famous wine-growing region on the Mosel River in Germany. Flickr:Frans Berkelaar

Metz to Cochem

8 days from €1365

4.9 out of 5

Metz to Cochem

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in France, Luxembourg, Germany

This bike and boat tour in Germany highlights the heart of Europe following the path of the Mosel River through the land of the ancients. Vineyards climb the mountains and medieval castles and…

Danube river at sunrise in Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

Along the Danube - Four Country Tour

8 days from €814

4.6 out of 5

Along the Danube - Four Country Tour

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary

This bike and boat tour along the Danube River has proven year after year to be one of our most popular tours. The Austrian and Hungarian alluvial landscape and the Danube River Bend is a region of…

Wachau Valley vineyards along the Danube River, Austria. Photo via Flickr:alchen_x

Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna

8 days from €694

4.6 out of 5

Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Austria, Germany

Beginning in the German town of Passau, this bike and boat tour quickly crosses the Austrian border as it follows the Danube Bike Path east downstream through tucked-away villages and serene…

Old "rathaus" in Bamberg. Photo via Flickr:magnetismus

Frankfurt to Bamberg or Bamberg to Frankfurt

8 days from €1480

5 out of 5

Frankfurt to Bamberg or Bamberg to Frankfurt

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

Cycle your way from Frankfurt, the most international city in Germany, to medieval Bamberg, once the city of enlightenment. Explore each town and village and return to the Merlijn, your luxurious…

Dining and shopping in Nancy, France. Flickr:Juergen Adolph

Lorraine Tour

7 days from €939

4.5 out of 5

Lorraine Tour

Easy–Moderate Bike + Boat Tour in France, Germany, Luxembourg

The lovely setting for this bike and boat adventure in France is the green heart of Lorraine, a region of culture and history. The art and architecture in cities like Nancy and Metz will delight the…

Old Town in Szczecin, Poland. Photo via Wikimedia Commons:PublicDomain

Berlin to Malchin

8 days from €1635

5 out of 5

Berlin to Malchin

Easy–Moderate Bike + Boat Tour in Germany, Poland

This bike and barge tour in Germany and Poland takes you back through history to the past of Eastern Europe. Though the wall has been torn down for about 20 years, the remnants remain. The scenery is…

Cathedral in Cologne, Germany. Photo via Flickr:Daniel Knieper

Amsterdam to Cologne

8 days from €1223

4.6 out of 5

Amsterdam to Cologne

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Netherlands, Germany

Offered in both directions, this bike and boat tour in Holland and Germany showcases two diverse cultures. Historically, the Dutch and German connection is quite complicated, and though today they…

Bike rest in Heidelberg, Germany. Flickr:hdvalentin

Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen

8 days from €944

4.6 out of 5

Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

On this bike and boat tour in Germany, you explore the most beautiful sections of the Rhine and Neckar rivers and regions. The Upper Middle Rhine is a romantic landscape with towering cliffs, steep…

Neues Rathaus in Hannover, Germany. Creative Commons:Thomas Wolf

Bremen to Wolfsburg

8 days from €1635

Bremen to Wolfsburg

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This cycling tour in Germany takes you through the ‘Weser-hills’ landscape and along the midland canal. Cycle the Weser-Cycling-Route, one of the most popular German cycling routes and explore the…

Riedenburg in district Kelheim, Bavaria, Germany. Flickr:Darius Zylka

Bavaria Tour

7–8 days from €1054

4.3 out of 5

Bavaria Tour

Moderate Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

Welcome to Bavaria, biking, and beer! Known for Gemütlichkeit (hospitality) and passion for life, Bavaria is also a stunningly beautiful region of Germany, rich in history, tradition, and culture.

Along the Mosel River on Koblenz to Saarburg Germany Bike Tour. Photo via TO

Koblenz to Saarburg

8 days from €519

4.9 out of 5

Koblenz to Saarburg

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

The Mosel River Valley is an idyllic setting and a perfect place for a bike and boat tour. Two rivers wind through this enchanting countryside, castles guard the hilltops amid the climbing vineyards…

Classic car show at Ludwigsburg Palace, Germany. Photo via Flickr:Jorbasa Fotografie

Frankfurt to Ludwigsburg

8 days from €1525

5 out of 5

Frankfurt to Ludwigsburg

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

On this tour, you will bike and barge through the valleys of the rivers Main, Neckar, and Rhine, from Frankfurt/Offenbach on the Main River to Ludwigsburg on the Neckar River. You begin in Frankfur…

Durnstein in the Wachau Valley, Krems-Land, Lower Austria. Danube River bike tour. Photo via TO

Along the Danube-Iron Gates

15 days from €1658

3.8 out of 5

Along the Danube-Iron Gates

Easy–Moderate Bike + Boat Tour in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia

We are pleased to offer this adventure-packed bike and boat tour through six countries with widely differing cultures that reveal the beauty of the majestic Danube River in all its glory and…

Marketplace in Trier, Germany along the Mosel River. Flickr:Dennis Jarvis

Mosel & Saar

8 days from €1272

4.7 out of 5

Mosel & Saar

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

On this bike and barge tour in Germany, highlights abound. Cycle back in time and visit the Roman villas and public baths along the Mosel and Saar Rivers. In Trier, visit the Porta Nigra or "Black…

Cathedral and the Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne, Germany. Flickr:Jiuguang Wang

Rotterdam to Cologne or Cologne to Rotterdam

8 days from €1044

5 out of 5

Rotterdam to Cologne or Cologne to Rotterdam

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany, Netherlands

The Lower Rhine Region has not only one of the most beautiful cycle route networks in Europe but also one of the largest. On this bike and boat tour through the Netherlands and Germany, you will bike…

Old Bridge over the Neckar River in Heidelberg, Germany. Photo via Flickr:Alex Hanoko

Mainz to Strasbourg

8 days from €1094

3.8 out of 5

Mainz to Strasbourg

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany, France

To bike along a river is sheer bliss. To actually be on the river is more! This bike and boat tour in Germany and France combines cycling perfection on riverside cycle paths and unique accommodations…

Along the Mosel River in Metz, Germany. Flickr:Jean Balczesak

Koblenz to Metz

9 days from €1775

Koblenz to Metz

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany, Luxembourg, France

Enjoy a week of cycling in Europe as you bike along the Moselle River, touching three countries. Paved bike paths, well-marked signage and easy cycling along the Rhine’s largest tributary make this a…

Amsterdam to Koblenz

Amsterdam to Koblenz

Aschaffenburg to Cochem

Aschaffenburg to Cochem

Bremen to Magdeburg

Bremen to Magdeburg

Berlin to Stralsund

Berlin to Stralsund

Along the Danube-Passau-Belgrade-Vienna aboard the Primadonna

Along the Danube-Passau-Belgrade-Vienna aboard the Primadonna

Berlin to Wolfsburg

Berlin to Wolfsburg

Ludwigsburg to Mainz

Ludwigsburg to Mainz

Wolfsburg to Cologne

Wolfsburg to Cologne

Bruges to Cologne

Bruges to Cologne

Stuttgart to Cochem

Stuttgart to Cochem

Cologne to Saarburg

Cologne to Saarburg

Mainz to Cologne

Mainz to Cologne

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