Germany Bike + Barge Tours

4.6 out of 5 (580 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!


Cochem, Germany. ©Hollandfotograaf

Highlights of Germany

7 days from €1585

Highlights of Germany

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This bike and boat tour in Germany highlights the beautiful landscape along three rivers, the mighty Rhine, the Main, and the romantic Moselle … Conveniently beginning and ending in the bustling…

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…

Schloss Heidelberg in Germany! Flickr:Polybert49

Ludwigsburg to Mainz

8 days from €1525

5 out of 5

Ludwigsburg to Mainz

Easy–Moderate Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This bike and boat tour in Germany aboard the Merlijn needs no introduction. There is just something about the Merlijn, aka, The Magic of the Water. You board in Ludwigsburg, city of palaces, and…

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

Mainz to Merzig

8 days from €1635

4.9 out of 5

Mainz to Merzig

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This bike and barge tour through Germany aboard the lovely Merlijn will begin in the lovely town of Mainz. The Old Town, its inner city, is the pride and joy of the city scene. Broad, roomy squares…

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

Metz to Cochem

8 days from €1395

4.9 out of 5

Metz to Cochem

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in France, Luxembourg, Germany

This bike and boat tour in Germany, France, and, Luxembourg highlights the heart of Europe following the path of the Moselle River through the land of the ancients. Vineyards climb the mountains and…

Old Town in Bratislava, Slovakia. CC:Rob Hurson

Along the Danube - Four Country Tour

8 days from €749

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 €794

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 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. Flickr:Daniel Knieper

Amsterdam to Cologne

8 days from €1550

4.6 out of 5

Amsterdam to Cologne

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Netherlands, Germany

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 are united economically and…

Bad Wimpfen, Germany. Flickr:Gerhard Hölzel

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…

Cochem, Germany. ©Hollandfotograaf 50.145636, 7.165996

Amsterdam to Cochem

12–11 days from €2109

Amsterdam to Cochem

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Netherlands, Germany

European biking and boating do not get any better than this! Featuring Holland, the land of canals, windmills, and bikes, and Germany, the land of mighty rivers, this bike and barge tour highlights…

River Main in Miltenberg, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany. Flickr:Kiefer

Aschaffenburg to Bamberg

8 days from €1395

Aschaffenburg to Bamberg

Easy–Moderate Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

This bike and boat tour in Germany showcases Nothern Bavaria, the heart of old Germany, the ancient kingdom of Franconia. The bike path along the Main River is rated 5-stars by the German Federation…

Old Bridge over the Neckar River in Heidelberg, Germany. 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 on Koblenz to Saarburg Germany Bike Tour. ©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…

Cologne, Germany. Flickr:Ed Webster 50.950884, 6.927223

Münster to Cologne

8 days from €1104

Münster to Cologne

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

We are very excited when we find itineraries that are not your typical tourist routes. This varied bike trip in Germany combines the highlights from several very popular cycle routes that are…

View from the castle in Heidelberg, Germany. Flickr:Gunter Hentschel

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 Frankfurt…

Cochem is a center for the wine trade on the Mosel River in Germany. Flickr:Frans Berkelaar

Aschaffenburg to Cochem

8 days from €1655

Aschaffenburg to Cochem

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany

Bike and boat in the heart of the Rhine Valley! Navigate ancient waters and pedal through villages that date back to the Middle Ages. Much more than a shipping highway, the Rhine River is the pulsing…

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

Mosel & Saar

8 days from €1555

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…

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

Koblenz to Merzig

7–8 days from €1244

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…

Hofgarten at University of Bonn, Germany. Flickr:Thomas

Amsterdam to Koblenz

8–9 days from €1230

Amsterdam to Koblenz

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Germany, Netherlands

During this cycling holiday in the Netherlands and Germany, you will follow the river Rhine from Amsterdam to Koblenz (or reverse). In the Netherlands, you will cycle along the winding river Vecht…

Boat ride on Leie River in Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium. Flickr:Alain Rouiller

Bruges to Cologne

11–12 days from €1995

Bruges to Cologne

Easy Bike + Boat Tour in Belgium, Netherlands, Germany

On this bike and boat tour, you will enjoy the landscape and culture of three countries Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany, but you will also delve deeply into World War II history and the…

Koblenz to Metz

Koblenz to Metz

Berlin to Stralsund

Berlin to Stralsund

Cologne to Saarburg

Cologne to Saarburg

Würzburg to Nuremberg

Würzburg to Nuremberg

Berlin to Wolfsburg

Berlin to Wolfsburg

Bremen to Wolfsburg

Bremen to Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg to Cologne

Wolfsburg to Cologne

Mainz to Würzburg

Mainz to Würzburg

Merzig to Cologne

Merzig to Cologne

Mainz to Cologne

Mainz to Cologne

Nuremberg to Passau

Nuremberg to Passau

Along the Danube-Iron Gates

Along the Danube-Iron Gates

Saarburg to Mainz

Saarburg to Mainz

Rotterdam to Cologne

Rotterdam to Cologne

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