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

 

Berlin to Malchin Photo

Berlin to Malchin Germany, Poland 5/5 (5 ratings)2017Berlin to Malchin: May 20, 2017Malchin 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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Frankfurt to Bamberg Photo

Frankfurt to Bamberg Germany 5/5 (5 ratings)2017 Dates: Bamberg to Frankfurt: August 26, … 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
From1185
Mainz to Metz Photo

Mainz to Metz Germany, France 4.5/5 (2 ratings)Mainz to Metz: August 5, 2017Metz to Mainz: August … This Germany to France cycling tour is aboard the luxurious and popular Comfort Plus class ship, the Merlijn. Along the Rhine and Moselle Rivers from Mainz to …

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TypeBoth
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Merzig to Mainz Photo

Merzig to Mainz Germany 5/5 (1 rating)2017:*July 22 and September 30, 2017 *5% early … 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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Along the Danube - Four Country Tour Photo

Along the Danube - Four Country Tour Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary 4.6/5 (98 ratings)2017Aboard 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
From688
Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna Photo

Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna Austria, Germany 4.6/5 (14 ratings)Saturday Departures: April 22, May 6, May 20, June 3, … 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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Mainz to Basel Photo

Mainz to Basel Germany, Switzerland, France 3.7/5 (7 ratings)Mainz to Basel: July 15, July 29, August 26, and … Flowing through four countries, the Rhine River courses through Europe. On this bike and boat tour in Germany, Switzerland, and France, you will follow the …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8– days
From889
Bruges to Merzig Photo

Bruges to Merzig Belgium, Germany, Netherlands Saturday, September 9  until Saturday, September … We love bike and boat adventures and are always searching for new ones! We know you will enjoy this brand new epic bike and boat tour in 2017 through Belgium, …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length16 days
From2200
Metz to Cochem Photo

Metz to Cochem France, Luxembourg, Germany 4.8/5 (10 ratings)Cochem to Metz: July 29 and August 26, 2017Metz to … Start biking in France at the confluence of the Moselle and the Seille rivers in the town of Metz, designated a 'town of art and history' because of its …

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TypeBoth
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Lorraine Tour Photo

Lorraine Tour France, Germany, Luxembourg 4.6/5 (8 ratings)2017 DatesWasserbillig to Toul August 19, 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
From934
Amsterdam to Cologne Photo

Amsterdam to Cologne Netherlands, Germany 4.5/5 (6 ratings)2017 DatesOn the Sailing Home: Amsterdam to Cologne: … Brand new in 2015, this bike and boat tour in Holland and Germany showcases two diverse cultures. Cruising on a boat and cycling through a colorful countryside …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length7–8 days
From1170
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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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length11– days
From1695
Along the Danube-Iron Gates Photo

Along the Danube-Iron Gates Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania April 22, June 3, and August 5, 2017 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
From1115
Along the Danube - Passau, Bratislava, and Vienna Photo

Along the Danube - Passau, Bratislava, and Vienna Austria, Germany, Slovakia 5/5 (8 ratings)2017 Dates:Departures every Saturday from May 6 to … 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 - Vienna - Budapest aboard the Primadonna Photo

Along the Danube - Passau - Vienna - Budapest aboard the Primadonna Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia 2017 DATESMay 19, July 7, July 14, August 11, 18, … 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 - Koblenz - Miltenberg Photo

Amsterdam - Koblenz - Miltenberg Germany, Netherlands On the Allure: Amsterdam to Koblenz: May 6, … This bike and boat tour through Holland and Germany promises to be unforgettable and is the perfect mix of active cycling and relaxation.In Holland, the …

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TypeBoth
SkillEasy
Length8–15 days
From945
Amsterdam to Koblenz Photo

Amsterdam to Koblenz Germany, Netherlands Aboard the Merlijn2017: July 8, 20172018: August 11, … 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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Bamberg to Regensburg Photo

Bamberg to Regensburg Germany Bamberg to Regensburg: May 27, June 10, June 24, July … 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
Length8 days
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Berlin to Miltenberg Photo

Berlin to Miltenberg Germany May 26, 2017 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 4/5 (1 rating)Berlin to Stralsund: July 1, July 15, and July 29, … 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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Bremen to Magdeburg Photo

Bremen to Magdeburg Germany 5/5 (2 ratings)May 6, 2017 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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Cologne to Frankfurt Photo

Cologne to Frankfurt Germany This bike and boat tour in Germany follows the Rhine River upstream passing the great cities of Bonn, Koblenz, and Mainz, and ending in Frankfurt. The Rhine is …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length7 days
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Frankfurt to Ludwigsburg Photo

Frankfurt to Ludwigsburg Germany Sold out. Waiting list available. September 2, … On this tour, you will bike and barge through the valleys of the rivers Main, Neckar, and Rhine, from Ludwigsburg on the Neckar river to Frankfurt/Offenbach on …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Amsterdam Photo

Koblenz to Amsterdam Germany, Netherlands 5/5 (2 ratings)October 14, 2017 This bike and boat tour from Germany to the Netherlands begins in the beautiful city of Koblenz, where the Rhine & the Mosel rivers meet. The city itself …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen Photo

Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen Germany 4.3/5 (7 ratings)2017:Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen: May 13, June 24, 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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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Koblenz to Merzig Photo

Koblenz to Merzig Germany 4.5/5 (10 ratings)2017On the Comfort plus class boat, … 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 Saarburg Photo

Koblenz to Saarburg Germany 4.9/5 (11 ratings)Koblenz to Saarburg: April 15, April 29, May 27, June … 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 October 14, 2017 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
Length8 days
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Magdeburg to Berlin Photo

Magdeburg to Berlin Germany 3.5/5 (2 ratings)Magdeburg to Berlin: May 13, 2017Berlin to … 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 2017Mainz to Bamberg: August 19, 2017 Fully … 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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TypeGuided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Mainz to Cologne Photo

Mainz to Cologne Germany 3/5 (1 rating)Mainz to Cologne: August 12 and September 9, … Brand new for 2016 is 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 …

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TypeSelf Guided
SkillEasy
Length8 days
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Mainz to Ludwigsburg Photo

Mainz to Ludwigsburg Germany 2017: October 7, 20172018: 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
Length8 days
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Miltenberg to Bamberg Photo

Miltenberg to Bamberg Germany 2017 DatesMiltenberg to Bamberg Aboard the … Many cultural highlights await you on this bike and boat tour in Germany. In Würzburg, for example, you will visit the castle gardens in the Rococo style …

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TypeGuided
SkillEasy–Moderate
Length8 days
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Mosel and Saar Photo

Mosel and Saar Germany 5/5 (1 rating)2017 DatesDeparture on Sundays From Löf: August … 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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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.

My Story Photo

My Story Austria, Hungary, Germany, Slovakia Comfort Plus Class Boat The My Story is a very spacious and traditional ship. The crew aims to satisfy and the ambiance on board is very comfortable and informal. The Sun Deck with its awnings allow you to enjoy the passing scenery. On deck there are both deck chairs and ordinary chairs and tables. The Panorama Restaurant and the Panorama Lounge with its bar provide not only excellent food and drinks, but also a sense of conviviality with old friends and new acquaintances.

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 Plus 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, individually controlled 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 Comfort Plus Class Boat The comfortable Ms Princess 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, have a shower and toilet, hair dryer, phone, Sat.-TV, safe (available for a fee) and central A/C. The two separate beds can be turned into a sofa and seating area during the day. All decks, including the sun deck, can be reached by a stair lift in addition to the stairs.

MS Carissma Photo

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


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