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Provence - Wilderness of Camargue by Ritchie Baggs & Liz MacDonald 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
We loved the trip. The food was better than advertised, and the barge was more comfortable than expected. Our suggestion for improvement would be a second guide OR better overall maps for a breakaway group.
Bruges to Paris or Paris to Bruges by Beth Ridenour 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
This was the best way to enjoy Europe combining bicycling through painting-like landscapes on a well balanced tour of culture, history and fun with a fantastic caring crew and fabulous food! The addition of a dozen Australians made it even better; and barging into Paris on a sunny afternoon with a glass of wine was divine. We're booking again in 2013!
Countries: Belgium, France
Metz to Cochem or Cochem to Metz by Ann Vess 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
If you picked a tour aboard the Merlijn for your next vacation, you made the perfect choice. It is not just a barge, it is a luxury barge. The ride through the Mosel Valley is stunning with the vineyards and quaint towns. But, beyond that it is the specialness of your hosts, Jantien and Henk that make this an outstanding experience. Jantien's warmth, humor and attention to detail is amazing along with the delicious meals she prepares. When you come away from the trip, you are left with wonderful memories and you feel like you were entertained in the home of a close friend.
Countries: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Metz to Cochem or Cochem to Metz by Diane Reck 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
This trip is all and more. There is a good balance of seeing nature at it's most beautiful as you follow the Mosel River and you go through many villages and see historic sites, and taste wine. You take many stops and the miles are spread out through the day so it isn't a hard, tiring bike ride either. This is a trip of a lifetime and great staff and people. The food on the boat is out of this world and the dinner table is set so beautifully! The barge is the way to go!
Famous Villages of Provence by Andy and Lynn 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
This was our second trip with Tripsite. We did this trip to Provence in early September and it really was magnificent. The local tour organizer had a well prepared and thought out package with easy to follow directions for the most part. The cycling with the accompanying scenery was beautiful. The accommodations and food were well selected. We can't recommend a trip more highly than this (except possibly the trip to the Netherlands we did last year) or this group.
Loire Valley - Châteaux Country (based in one hotel) by Jana & Brian 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
We had a fantastic time this past June (2012). The routes were level and beautiful. The hotel and restaurant were outstanding. We hope to do this trip again. Many thanks to Hennie and her terrific staff for making our 4th vacation with Pack and Pedal another incredible event.
Provence - Van Gogh by Bill Fleshman 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. The accommodations and the dinners provided in the package were excellent. I can speak for all 9 of us that we would certainly use your company again and would recommend it to anyone in search of such a vacation.
Thanks for you excellent and prompt service.
Loire Valley - Orléans to Tours by Stanley Pearson 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Our group of 12 took this tour in 2010. We combined it to go from Orleans to Angers.
The routes are pleasant and the hisoric sites are aewsome. As usual, Pack and Pedal took care of us in a very first class way.
Provence - Wilderness of Camargue by William Adams 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Excellent trip. Great weather, great guide, nice boat. Great group of people, both other bikers and staff. Took some great pictures.
Mosel Bike Tour by Stephen Roberts 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Great trip...We did the 7 day but wish we would have done the five days however. We are planning on booking for the third time this year just looking for a 5 day and it seems most are much longer.
Countries: Germany, France
Breisgau & Alsace Wine Road by Derek 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Overall a very enjoyable tour staying at good hotels and the bikes while a little heavy did the job well. The one area that needs improvement was the directions. For the first couple of days we were given detailed instructions in English but subsequently we were instructed to follow the route in the map book which was in German! As a consequence we had to work out our own route which we did using a large scale map and google maps. Also the suggestion was that we could have taken two possible routes on the first ride day but we only given instructions for one. Still a most enjoyable ride, fantastic scenary the weather was perfect.
Countries: France, Germany
Castles of the Loire by Brian Surgenor 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Did Castles of the Loire with another couple. No complaints. Bikes were great. Meals were great. Accommodations were great. Weather was great (didn't rain at all !). Only glitch was the lack of an in-house meal on the monday (Oct 17) at Auberge Du Centre in Chitenay.
Provence - Wilderness of Camargue by Cynthia Adams 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
I cannot say enough about how much we enjoyed this tour. My husband and I and 2 friends sailed on the Soleo in September 2011. The weather was perfect. Although nothing fancy the boat had everything we needed. Our room had a private bath and never ran out of hot water for showers! Our tour guide was great, fun and really brought the group of Americans, Brits, Aussies, and Germans together. The country side, vineyards, beaches, small towns were like traveling in a postcard at every turn. Some of the biking was more challenging (more hilly) than I had expected, but the ebike was wonderful. This trip has my highest recommendation!
Montargis to Paris by Beth Orris 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
We took this tour in July of 2010. We have used tripsite before and have loved the experience. But I have to say, that for the biking, we liked the Netherlands tour better. There weren't many sites open to tour. Cafes and restaurants were often closed when we got there. Having said that, the scenery was beautiful. The food was wonderful too. And it was a treat to barge our way into and around Paris. Thank you.
Bruges to Paris or Paris to Bruges by Robert Burns 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Fantastic-had a great time, food was great and bike tours were very good. Comraderie on the Fleur helped make the trip and the guides were fun with all the grief they received from us. Many sites were visited you would never see on a "packaged" tour
Loire Valley Bike and Boat by Bob hartley 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
We had a wonderful time. Martine and Margery were the best. Loved the trip
Boat: Anna Maria IV
Provence - Van Gogh by Michele Wyman 7 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Wonderful trip and well organized. However, would not recommend the hotel or restaurant in Stes.Maries
Everything else was great and would recommend and perhaps book another bike trip in the future.
Loire Valley Bike and Boat by Kris Byrns 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
We did this tour in 2008 and had a wonderful time.
Bruges to Paris or Paris to Bruges by Barb Tiffany 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
This was a fantastic tour. The guide, captain, and cook were all wonderful. Great way to see the country, on small roads and bike trails. We saw an amazing amount of varied things in 14 days.
Loire Valley - Orléans to Tours by Wayne Goodman 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
I really enjoyed my experience in the Loire Valley thanks to the great service Carla, Hennie, and Mary provided. The tour went smoothly, the bicycle was comfortable, the maps were detailed and the whole experience was exactly as it was described here in the website. I chose the 2-3* option and the hotels were clean and nice (for the most part), and the restaurants (all but one) were absolutely delicious!! I would highly recommend tripsite to anyone considering cycling through Loire, and I intend to use them again on my next trip in Europe--BON VOYAGE!
Bordeaux Wine Country by Michael Schwartz 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
Great trip. Beautiful countryside, the route keeps you on small back roads and paths so you see very little traffic for most of the trip, just lots of grape harvesting (if you go in the fall). Hotels and food were good, and everything worked perfectly. I tailored the trip to suit my needs and tripsite was very accomodating. Highly recommended.
Famous Villages of Provence by Panteha & Tom 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
This was a beautiful trip, with lots of nice surprises (changing sceneries, nice food, etc.) The local tour organizer was a sweet lady who treated us like old friends. We really had fun and suggest this tour to whoever is looking for simple adventure in pretty France.
Heidelberg to Strasbourg (no longer available)by Lorne Merryweather 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
I did this trip in early July 2011 with six friends and had a fantastic time. The routes were very, very good - just the right length, and through some wonderful, very scenic countryside. The journey included miles and miles of vineyards, several forests, and some long stretches along the Rhine. The towns we stayed in were easy and fun to explore, and the hotels were all excellent. All in all the trip went far beyond my expectations and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to others.
Ravel Bike Route (no longer available)by Barry in Portland 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
A splendid trip, scenic and varied, and just strenuous enough to justify a very large, cold beer at day's end. The Miro is very comfortable, the trip pace excellent, and the high-end bikes were fantastic. Namur was especially charming and the gardens at Annevoie not to be missed.
Countries: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Provence - Luberon by Jen 8 years ago • Permalink/Reply
This trip was fabulous - perfectly organised, breathtaking scenery, great food, great riding - how could anyone possibly not have a smile on their face while cycling this.
Thanks to you and the team for a wonderful holiday - I had a fabulous time, and will definitely be recommending to friends.
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