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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Germany Bike + Barge Tours

 

Cologne to Bamberg Photo

Cologne to Bamberg Germany 4.7/5 (3 ratings)September 19, 2018  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
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Along the Danube - Four Country Tour Photo

Along the Danube - Four Country Tour Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary 4.6/5 (158 ratings)2018Aboard the MS Carissima: Every Sunday from April … 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 4.8/5 (24 ratings)2018MS Normandie: Saturday Departures: April 7, … 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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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Merzig to Mainz or Mainz to Merzig Photo

Merzig to Mainz or Mainz to Merzig Germany 5/5 (7 ratings)2018: Merzig to Mainz: August 25, 2018 Sold … This bike and barge tour aboard the lovely Merlijn begins in Merzig, a town filled with architectual highlights that span over eight centuries of history. St …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Metz to Cochem Photo

Metz to Cochem France, Luxembourg, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium 4.9/5 (20 ratings)Not offered in 2018.2019 dates coming soon! This amazing bike and boat tour offers a biking experience through 3 countries! You will begin biking in France at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Lorraine Tour Photo

Lorraine Tour France, Germany, Luxembourg 4.7/5 (9 ratings)2018 DatesWasserbillig to Toul August 25, September … 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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TypeGuided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length7 days
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Berlin to Malchin and Malchin to Berlin Photo

Berlin to Malchin and Malchin to Berlin Germany, Poland 5/5 (10 ratings)2018:No available departures.2019:Malchin to … This bike and barge tour in Germany and Poland takes you back through history to the past of Eastern Europe, where, although the wall has been torn down for …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length8 days
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Amsterdam to Cologne Photo

Amsterdam to Cologne Netherlands, Germany 4.6/5 (11 ratings)2018 DatesOn the Sailing Home:Amsterdam to Cologne: … This bike and boat tour in Holland and Germany showcases two diverse cultures. Historically, the Dutch and German people were quite interconnected but …

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TypeGuided
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 (8 ratings)2018 Dates:Tour not offered in 2018. 2019 … 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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Along the Danube-Iron Gates Photo

Along the Danube-Iron Gates Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania 5/5 (1 rating)2018:  June 2, August 4, September 29, 2018 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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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length15 days
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Along the Danube - Passau, Bratislava, and Vienna Photo

Along the Danube - Passau, Bratislava, and Vienna Austria, Germany, Slovakia 4.8/5 (21 ratings)2018 Dates:Departures every Saturday from April … Cycle along the German/Austrian border on this bike and boat tour that takes you through three countries, Germany, Slovakia, and Bratislava. Gently downhill, …

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

Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna aboard the Primadonna Austria, Germany May 18, July 13, July 27, August 17, and September 14, … This bike and barge tour takes you along the famous Danube Bike Path from Passau, Germany to Vienna, Austria. After cycling each day, you can relax on board …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Along the Danube - Passau - Vienna - Budapest aboard the Primadonna Photo

Along the Danube - Passau - Vienna - Budapest aboard the Primadonna Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia 4.8/5 (5 ratings)Fridays:  May 25, July 20, August 3, August 10, and … Get ready for a treat! This bike and boat tour along the mighty Danube is similar to our other Four Country Tour but is offered on a premium ship! The …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Amsterdam to Koblenz Photo

Amsterdam to Koblenz Germany, Netherlands 2018:Aboard the Iris: May 12, 2018 This bike and boat tour in Holland and Germany begins in Amsterdam, the most bicycle friendly city in the world! Among its beautiful Renaissance architecture …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Bavaria Tour Photo

Bavaria Tour Germany 3.3/5 (3 ratings)2018:Bamberg to Regensburg: May 19, June 2, June 16, … 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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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length7 days
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Berlin to Aschaffenburg Photo

Berlin to Aschaffenburg Germany May 25 and August 31, 2018 There is something for everyone on this unique combination tour of hotel to hotel and then biking and boating. In Berlin, you will visit all the major sites …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length16 days
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Berlin to Stralsund Photo

Berlin to Stralsund Germany, Poland 4/5 (1 rating)2018Berlin to Stralsund: June 23, July 7, and July … This new bike and barge tour runs back and forth between Berlin, a metopolis 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)August 24, 2019. This bike and barge tour in Germany begins in the exciting city of Berlin. This city is known as one of the most fascinating capitals in the world. There is no …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Bremen to Magdeburg Photo

Bremen to Magdeburg Germany 5/5 (3 ratings)Bremen to Magdeburg: June 9, 2018Magdeburg to … This cycling vacation meanders through the charming landscape of northern Germany, along the Weser river with its beautiful cycling paths. The city of Verden …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Aschaffenburg Photo

Koblenz to Aschaffenburg Germany May 19, 2018 Welcome to the heart of the Rhine region! On this bike and boat tour in Germany you will navigate the meandering waterways, bike the river paths, and travel …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen Photo

Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen Germany 4.4/5 (9 ratings)Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen: June 2, July 14, and September … 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 (13 ratings)September 7, 2019 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 days
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Koblenz to Saarburg Photo

Koblenz to Saarburg Germany 4.9/5 (18 ratings)2018Saarburg to Koblenz:  April 14, April 28, May … 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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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Ludwigsburg to Koblenz Photo

Ludwigsburg to Koblenz Germany 5/5 (2 ratings)Aboard the Merlijn: September 29, 2018Aboard the … This bike and boat tour takes you through some of the most romantic cities in Germany. Beginning in Ludwigsburg you'll cycle along the Neckar and Rhine rivers …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length8 days
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Magdeburg to Berlin Photo

Magdeburg to Berlin Germany 4.3/5 (7 ratings)Magdeburg to Berlin: June 22, 2019 This bike and barge tour in Germany highlights the cities and landscapes in the March of Brandenburg. Brandenburg, the north-east German state surrounding the …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length7 days
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Mainz to Bamberg Photo

Mainz to Bamberg Germany 2018:Mainz to Bamberg: September 1, 2018 You begin in the beautiful historic city of Mainz, with it's attractive town squares, impressive churches, and half-timbered houses. While biking along the …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Mainz to Cologne Photo

Mainz to Cologne Germany 3.8/5 (4 ratings)Mainz to Cologne: June 30 and July 28, 2018Cologne to … This bike and boat tour in Germany from Mainz to Cologne and reverse along the most beautiful stretch of the great Rhine River. A rich and varied history …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Mainz to Ludwigsburg Photo

Mainz to Ludwigsburg Germany 5/5 (1 rating)2018: September 22, 2018 This bike and boat tour in Germany takes you from the beautiful city of Mainz and to Ludwigsburg. Along the way, you will pass through some of the most …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length8 days
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Mainz to Strasbourg or Strasbourg to Mainz Photo

Mainz to Strasbourg or Strasbourg to Mainz Germany, France Mainz to Strasbourg: Saturdays, June, 2, June 16, 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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Length8 days
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Merzig to Cochem Photo

Merzig to Cochem Germany 5/5 (1 rating)October 12, 2019 Cycle along the Saar and Moselle rivers on this bike and barge tour in Germany through charming cities and villages. You begin in Merzig, not far from the …

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SkillEasy
Length7 days
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Mosel and Saar Photo

Mosel and Saar Germany 4.5/5 (2 ratings)2018 Dates:Departure on Sundays From … Cycle back in time and visit the Roman villa’s and public baths along the Mosel and Saar Rivers. On this bike and barge tour in Germany, highlights abound. …

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SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Rotterdam to Cologne or Cologne to Rotterdam Photo

Rotterdam to Cologne or Cologne to Rotterdam Germany, Netherlands Rotterdam to Cologne: July 14 and August 11, … 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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Wolfsburg to Koblenz Photo

Wolfsburg to Koblenz Germany August 31, 2019 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

Holland Photo

Holland Belgium, Netherlands, Germany Standard Plus Class Boat Aboard the Holland, the owner has succeeded in using all available space as optimally as possible. All air conditioned cabins have private facilities.The chef will serve your meals in the spacious dining room. With the availability of WIFI, you have the possibility to use your own laptop on board. When the sun is shining, the comfortable sundeck is the place to be. The crew guarantees your stay aboard will be unforgettable.

Allure Photo

Allure Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg Comfort Class Boat The Allure is a very comfortable Comfort class ship. It has 10 2-person cabins, each with their own private bathroom. There is no air conditioning on the ship, however.

Iris Photo

Iris France, Germany Comfort Plus 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 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 Comfort Plus Class Boat The Merlijn has 12 luxurious cabins with two comfortable airbeds that can be pushed together or separated, a desk, a wardrobe closet, a hairdryer, and a safe. The lounge is comfortably furnished in a modern style with a restaurant area and lounge near the bar. You can enjoy fresh air, water, and nature in all weather on the sun deck. The entire ship is climate controlled and you can adjust the temperature in your own cabin.

Theodor Körner Photo

Theodor Körner Austria, Germany Comfort Plus 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 Comfort Plus Class Boat The beautiful MS Quo Vadis, a refurbished cargo barge, was put into service in April 2006 as a bike and boat vessel.

MS Andante Photo

MS Andante France, Germany, Switzerland Comfort Plus Class Boat Last refurbished in 2008/2009, the spacious river barge, the MS Andante, will provide comfortable accommodations for your active vacation. There is a lounge/bar and dining room with panoramic windows on the promenade deck. Cabins are equipped with two low beds, dressing table with mirror, flat screen TV, individually controlled air conditioning, and windows that open. There is also a partially covered sundeck with seating.

MS Normandie Photo

MS Normandie Austria, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia Comfort Class Boat Last refurbished in 2011, the MS 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.

MS Princess Photo

MS 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 Comfort Plus 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.

MS Carissma Photo

MS Carissma Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary Comfort Plus Class Boat Introducing a new Comfort Plus/Deluxe vessel on the Danube!

MS Arlene Photo

MS Arlene Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia Comfort Class Boat The MS ARLENE is a popular middle class ship with a personal and familiar atmosphere.

Lale Andersen Photo

Lale Andersen France, Germany Comfort Plus Class Boat The Lale Andersen was built in 1991 but recently refurbished in 2017 and boasts both style and comfort. All 56 cabins on board are comfortably furnished and equipped with en-suite shower facilities, satellite TV, a safe, hairdryers, in-house telephone, and individually controlled air conditioning. The cabins feature large windows that can be opened.


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