Germany Bike + Barge Tours

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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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Cologne to Bamberg Photo

Cologne to Bamberg Germany 4.9/5 (7 ratings)August 3, 2021 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, …

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SkillEasy
Length11 days
From1995
Merzig to Cochem Photo

Merzig to Cochem Germany 5/5 (1 rating)2020 Merzig to Cochem: July 25, 2020 Cochem to … 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 …

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SkillEasy
Length7 days
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Along the Danube - Four Country Tour Photo

Along the Danube - Four Country Tour Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary 4.6/5 (301 ratings)Deluxe Class Boats PRIMADONNA FRIDAYS: May 8, May 15, … This bike and boat tour along the Danube River has proven to be one of our most popular bike tours and with good reason. Between the Austrian and Hungarian …

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TypeBoth
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna Photo

Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna Austria, Germany 4.6/5 (48 ratings)2020 Deluxe Class Arlene II: Sunday departures  … Beginning in the German town of Passau, this tour quickly crosses the Austrian border as it follows the Danube Bike Path east downstream through tucked-away …

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TypeBoth
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Mainz to Merzig Photo

Mainz to Merzig Germany 4.9/5 (11 ratings)2020 Merzig to Mainz: August 8, 2020 2021 Mainz to … 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 …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Metz to Cochem or Cochem to Metz Photo

Metz to Cochem or Cochem to Metz France, Luxembourg, Germany 4.8/5 (38 ratings)2020 Metz to Cochem Quo Vadis August 1, October … 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 …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Frankfurt to Bamberg or Bamberg to Frankfurt Photo

Frankfurt to Bamberg or Bamberg to Frankfurt Germany 5/5 (12 ratings)2020 Bamberg to Frankfurt August 29, 2020 2021  … Cyle your way from Frankfurt, the most international city in Germany, to medieval Bamberg, once the city of enlightenment. Explore each town and village and …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Lorraine Tour Photo

Lorraine Tour France, Germany, Luxembourg 4.5/5 (18 ratings)2020 Wasserbillig to Toul August 29, September 12*, … 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 …

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TypeBoth
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length7 days
From939
Berlin to Malchin and Malchin to Berlin Photo

Berlin to Malchin and Malchin to Berlin Germany, Poland 5/5 (14 ratings)2021 Berlin to Malchin: June 26 and July 10, 2021  … 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 …

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SkillEasy–Moderate
Length8 days
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Amsterdam to Cologne and Cologne to Amsterdam Photo

Amsterdam to Cologne and Cologne to Amsterdam Netherlands, Germany 4.6/5 (14 ratings)2020 Amsterdam to Cologne: May 9, May 30, and June … This bike and boat tour in Holland and Germany showcases two diverse cultures. Historically, the Dutch and German connection is quite complicated, and though …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
From1223
Along the Danube-Iron Gates Photo

Along the Danube-Iron Gates Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania 3.6/5 (14 ratings)2020 Deluxe Class Boat CARISSIMA: Saturday … 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 …

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TypeBoth
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length15 days
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Along the Danube-Passau-Belgrade-Vienna aboard the Primadonna Photo

Along the Danube-Passau-Belgrade-Vienna aboard the Primadonna Germany, Serbia, Austria 4/5 (2 ratings)2020  9-day tour Thursdays, May 21 and October 8, … Bike and boat tours along the Danube have always been a best seller and this tour will be no exception. Combine an active vacation with luxury, and you have …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length9 days
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Amsterdam to Koblenz and Koblenz to Amsterdam Photo

Amsterdam to Koblenz and Koblenz to Amsterdam Germany, Netherlands 2020 Zwaan (9-day tour) Amsterdam to Koblenz:   … 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 …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8–9 days
From1275
Aschaffenburg to Bamberg Photo

Aschaffenburg to Bamberg Germany 2020 Iris: Aschaffenburg to Bamberg: August 22, … Many cultural highlights await you on this bike and boat tour in Germany! Welcome to Nothern Bavaria, the ancient kingdom of Franconia. This is the heart of …

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SkillEasy–Moderate
Length8 days
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Aschaffenburg to Stuttgart Photo

Aschaffenburg to Stuttgart Germany 4.5/5 (2 ratings)August 21, 2021 Bike and boat Germany on this easy, well-marked bike route endorsed with 4 stars by the German Cycling Association. From the ship’s deck and the wonderful …

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SkillEasy
Length11 days
From1995
Bavaria Tour Photo

Bavaria Tour Germany 4.2/5 (6 ratings)2020 La Belle Fleur Bamberg - Regensburg, 7-day … Welcome to Bavaria, biking, and beer! Known for Gemütlichkeit (hospitality) and passion for life, Bavaria is also a stunningly beautiful region of Germany, …

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TypeBoth
SkillModerate
Length7–8 days
From1054
Berlin to Stralsund Photo

Berlin to Stralsund Germany, Poland 4/5 (1 rating)2020 Berlin to Stralsund May 9, May 23, June 6, June … This new bike and barge tour runs back and forth between Berlin, a metropolis of contrasts and Stralsund, on the strait of the Baltic Sea. It dips into Poland …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Berlin to Wolfsburg Photo

Berlin to Wolfsburg Germany 5/5 (2 ratings)2020 Berlin/Spandau - Wolfsburg: July 4, 2020 2021  … This bike and barge tour in Germany begins in the exciting city of Berlin, known as one of the most fascinating capitals in the world. There is no other place …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Bremen to Magdeburg Photo

Bremen to Magdeburg Germany 5/5 (5 ratings)2020 Bremen to Magdeburg: June 6, 2020 On board the beautiful Merlijn, this bike and boat tour meanders through the charming landscape of northern Germany, along the Weser river, lined with …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Bruges to Cologne Photo

Bruges to Cologne Belgium, Netherlands, Germany July 24, 2021 On this bike and boat tour, you enjoy the landscape and culture of three countries Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. A great variety of experiences are …

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SkillEasy
Length11 days
From1995
Aschaffenburg to Cochem Photo

Aschaffenburg to Cochem Germany 2020 Cochem to Aschaffenburg: August 15, 2020 … 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 …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Frankfurt to Ludwigsburg Photo

Frankfurt to Ludwigsburg Germany 5/5 (4 ratings)2020 September 5 2020 2021 September 25, 2021 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 …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen Photo

Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen Germany 4.6/5 (11 ratings)2020 Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen May 9, July 4, and … The itinerary of this Bike & Boat tour along Germany's oldest trade route - the Rhine River - reads like an excursion into history: The Dome of Worms, …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Merzig Photo

Koblenz to Merzig Germany 4.6/5 (14 ratings)2020 Merlijn Koblenz to Merzig: October 3 and … This bike and barge tour in Germany loops along the Moselle and Saar River, through quaint German towns, with picturesque half-timbered houses and baroque …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length7–8 days
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Koblenz to Metz Photo

Koblenz to Metz Germany, Luxembourg, France May 23, 2020 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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TypeBoth
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Saarburg Photo

Koblenz to Saarburg Germany 4.9/5 (27 ratings)2020 Koblenz to Saarburg Season A: April 11, 2020  … 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 …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Ludwigsburg to Mainz Photo

Ludwigsburg to Mainz Germany 5/5 (1 rating)2020 September 12, 2020 2021 October 2, 2021 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. Ask anyone …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length8 days
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Mainz to Cologne Photo

Mainz to Cologne Germany 3.9/5 (7 ratings)2020 Premium Class Olympia Mainz to Cologne: June … This bike and boat tour in Germany from Mainz to Cologne and reverse leads along the most beautiful stretch of the great Rhine River. A rich and varied history …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Mainz to Strasbourg or Strasbourg to Mainz Photo

Mainz to Strasbourg or Strasbourg to Mainz Germany, France 3.8/5 (4 ratings)2020 Olympia Mainz to Strasbourg (Kehl): June 6 and … 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 …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Mosel and Saar Photo

Mosel and Saar Germany 4.7/5 (9 ratings)2020 Departure on Sundays From Cochem: August 23, … 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 …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Rotterdam to Cologne or Cologne to Rotterdam Photo

Rotterdam to Cologne or Cologne to Rotterdam Germany, Netherlands 5/5 (1 rating)2020 Premium Class Olympia Rotterdam to Cologne:  … 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 …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Stuttgart to Cochem Photo

Stuttgart to Cochem Germany Tuesday:  August 31, 2021 On this boat and bike trip you cycle through three of the most charming river valleys in Europe: the Neckar, which flows through the idyllic Odenwald, the …

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SkillEasy
Length11 days
From1995
Wolfsburg to Cologne Photo

Wolfsburg to Cologne Germany 2020 July 11, 2020 2021 July 31, 2021 This bike and boat tour in Germany begins in Wolfsburg. From there you'll cycle through Münster, Düsseldorf, and other famous German cities with rich …

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Length8 days
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Germany Boats + Barges

Allure Photo

Allure Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg Comfort Class Boat The Allure is a cozy comfort class ship. It has ten, 2-person cabins, each with their own private bathroom.

Iris Photo

Iris France, Germany Premium Class Boat 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.

Merlijn Photo

Merlijn Germany, Netherlands Deluxe Class Boat "The Divine Miss M" as we lovingly call the Merlijn is a diva, for sure. What can we say? Is it the luxurious cabins with most comfortable beds you have ever slept in? Is it the lovely dining area with the large windows and skylight that let the air, light, and sun pour in? Or perhaps it is the sun deck, where you can relax with newfound friends, sharing good wine and good conversation. We think you will find it is the entire divine package! Step onboard and discover for yourself!

Theodor Körner Photo

Theodor Körner Austria, Germany Comfort Class Boat The MS THEODOR KÖRNER is a very spacious ship known for its comfortable and nostalgic atmosphere. The guest is treated like a king with the crew members doing their best to fulfill every wish

Patria Photo

Patria Germany Comfort Class Boat The MS Patria is a cozy river ship with restaurant, saloon, and sun deck. It is 68 meters long, approximately 8 meters wide, and can accommodate 68 guests. The upper deck in the front of the ship has a beautiful lounge and bar with big windows, as well as a separate restaurant area on the lower deck. The boat also has a partially covered sun deck for relaxation. The guest cabins are each 7 square meters.

Quo Vadis Photo

Quo Vadis Belgium, Netherlands, Germany Deluxe Class Boat The beautiful MS Quo Vadis, a refurbished cargo barge, was put into service in April 2006 as a bike and boat vessel.

Normandie Photo

Normandie Austria, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia Comfort Class Boat New bicycles for the 2019 season Last refurbished in 2011, the Normandie has a total of forty-nine 2-bed cabins and two single cabins with one bed. The cabins are equipped with two lower beds, shower / toilet, shampoo and soap, TV, safe, hairdryer, central air conditioning and panoramic windows. The windows on the upper deck can be opened. The beds during the day turn into sofas. The 1-bed cabins have a lower bed. On the upper deck you will find the cozy Panorama Lounge with bar and on the main deck, a lovely restaurant.

Princess Photo

Princess Germany, Poland Comfort Class Boat The comfortable Ms Princess, due to its size, is the ideal boat for cruises on the Oder River. It has a brightly decorated restaurant and a cozy salon. All cabins are about 10.5 m2 in size, private bathroom with shower, hair dryer, phone, Sat.-TV, safe (available for a fee) and central A/C.

Primadonna Photo

Primadonna Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary Deluxe Class Boat Experience the elegance of the MS Primadonna, with spacious decks, spa facilities, restaurant, bar, atrium and much more, on a cycling holiday without having to pack and unpack each day. Your boat will await you at your destination every day. You can also feel free to spend some of your time on board where you can enjoy the Jacuzzi on the outdoor deck or the spa area, which is equipped with Jacuzzi, sauna, Kneip basin, etc. All meals on this Austrian cruise line are freshly cooked and have a particular emphasis on regional and organic products.

Carissima Photo

Carissima Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania Deluxe Class Boat A deluxe vessel for touring along the Danube, the Carissima offers an inviting and comfortable atmosphere on board that will make your journey unforgettable!

Arlene II Photo

Arlene II France, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary Deluxe Class Boat The Arlene II, formerly the Arlene, was upgraded before the 2018 season. All cabins on the vessel are outside featuring en-suite facilities with shower and hair dryer, TV, safe, and individually controlled air-conditioning.

Arkona Photo

Arkona Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia Deluxe Class Boat The Arkona is new to our program and was refurbished in the winter of 2017/2018. Both the upper and the main deck hold comfortable cabins of 11 m² which are modernly and tastefully furnished. All cabins feature hotel-style beds, en-suite facilities with shower and hair dryer, TV, safe and individually controlled air conditioning.

Fortuna Photo

Fortuna Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary Deluxe Class Boat Deluxe class boats are very nicely furnished 5-star ships featuring large cabins with low beds, private bathrooms, a large dining area, separate saloon, and more.


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