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Chris A.7 months ago
Around Lake ConstanceAustria, Germany, Switzerland
Riding up towards the on the water stage in Bergenz was amazing. You could see it from quite a distance which built anticipation. We walked around the seating area and read all of the informational signs (presented in German and English) and took lots of photos.
Marla E.7 months ago
Arkona Mainz to CologneGermany
I treated my family to this trip and we had a wonderful experience together. We could have used more detailed maps but we only got lost a couple of times!
Paul M.7 months ago
Quo Vadis Metz to CochemFrance, Luxembourg, Germany
Further to my previous review I wanted to add the service, courteousness and responsiveness of the Tripsite Representatives in answering multiple questions and following up on the many details of our group was much appreciated. A customer focused company which is a novelty today.
Linda C.7 months ago
La Belle Fleur Bavaria TourGermany
The people we went with and the lovely people we met. The back roads we traveled and the wonderful tour guide...
Marcia Regina L.7 months ago
Normandie Along the Danube - Passau to ViennaAustria, Germany
I and my husband loved the tour. Everything was perfect, the barge, the meals, all the staff was kind and we had now new friends that we knew in this tour.
Dawn P.7 months ago
Carissima Along the Danube - Four Country TourAustria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary
Every day was beautiful and different from each other. The first day we rode through forests and plenty of shade with wildflowers such as columbine. Other days were fun with stops at hidden cafes or using unique bike ferries that crossed from one side of the river to the other. One morning I opened the curtains & we were docked under the ruins of a castle. Every day held surprises such as Hapsburg palaces, groomed gardens or rolling vineyards with stops to sample wine and brandy. Ancient monasteries beckoned. Artisan shops required our attention. After touring, we returned to the ship for perhaps a swim and cocktails before unique dinners offering a taste from local cuisine.
Kathy D.7 months ago
Merlijn Berlin to MalchinGermany, Poland
The hosts and tour guides were wonderful. The cabins were superb. The air beds were a treat. Everything was clean.
Michael F.7 months ago
Around Lake Constance - 12 DayAustria, Germany, Switzerland
We started in Thun on the Aare Trail which ends in the city of Konstanz, where the Around Lake Konstanz tour begins. The memories I have of this trip are of how beautiful the scenery was. Also, for attractions along the way, vouchers were provided so we could visit them at no extra cost.
Brian K.7 months ago
Romantic Road & the Bavarian LakesGermany
We did this trip with two friends in October, 2019. We enjoyed the route. The villages were close together. We were a little challenged to find restaurants for lunch given the day of the week or holiday. We quickly figured out to plan for some food along the way. The route was primarily on on bike paths and secondary roads. German drivers were very accommodating. The combination of markers and maps was very good. In the future we will ask for the GPS directions.
The hotels were quite comfortable and centrally located. One hotel was rather dated, but comfortable all the same.
We had previously organized our own bike trips, but found it much easier to have all the arrangements made including the bike and transportation of the bags. We will definitely do another tour with Tripsite.
Karen P.7 months ago
Theodor Körner Along the Danube - Passau to ViennaAustria, Germany
I loved bike riding along the Danube, through the little towns and country. We had a great guide who biked with us, although lots of people just followed the daily maps. Very well organized! Our boat was a nice size, just over 100 people so it felt cozy. The workers kept the bikes perfectly maintained and organized too. Hope to do another ride next year!
Merla • 6 months ago
Hi KarenI plan to do this Danube bike tour this May. I am torn between the 3 ship choices....I like the Theodore but don't see pics.of rms & bathrms & am concerned b/c my travel friend is picky. Are they ok?? Is there an open sun deck? Would also consider Arlene2 but don't like bike itinerary as well & seems to have less freebies...wine, bike lock, etc. I would love your personal comments, please!! ❤ Merla
Diane Q.7 months ago
Primadonna Along the Danube - Four Country TourAustria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary
The most memorable part was travelling through small Austrian villages! The bakeries and the little cafe’s were awesome!The food on the ship was delicious and plentiful. I would suggest mentioning to participants that they must bring their own helmets. We had unfortunately assumed we could rent some onboard and were stuck scrambling at the last minute having to go to a local bike shop to purchase some.
Simone C.7 months ago
I loved the trip. The crew was very attentive, the itinerary was beautiful, the meals positively surprised me, the room was well equipped and spacious. I recommend the tour.
Mary P.7 months ago
Excellent trip on the Theodor Kondor. Great staff, great food, great scenery. Juergen was the perfect goodie for the Comfort Package.
Barb W.7 months ago
The most memorable part of the trip was that we could ride our bikes everyday in the countryside while being guided by Liacha. Then back to the barge where the captain, chef and steward were so lovely to us. They went beyond their duties and always with a smile.
Sara W.7 months ago
Biking along the river was absolutely beautiful. We were able to do some site seeing in Bratislava, Budapest and Vienna. Highlight was the bus trip back from the Hungarian dancers in Budapest, we went up to a beautiful view of the city with all the city lights, it was after a day fighting the rain, so the rain had let up and we could enjoy then view.
Carol M.7 months ago
The food was fabulous! 5 star for sure.I would suggest either doing a cycling tour or sightseeing tour but not combining them.We had to rush to get back to the boat from cycling sometimes.Not enough small towns/villages when we cycled on this tour. The tour guide was extremely bad.
Jill T.7 months ago
Normandie Along the Danube - Four Country TourAustria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary
This trip was amazing. It was my first time to Europe and to say now that I was in 4 countries!!The talks that we had each night with the information on our next day trip were very helpful. We had some bad weather, (rain), but we got by. I cannot complain at all. We did the off days on our own, walking around Vienna and Budapest. I took so many photos. It is great to have them now to look back on.I cannot pick one thing that I really enjoyed. Everyday was better than the day before. I am planning on doing another trip with Tripsite in 2020.
R Lynn B.7 months ago
Theodor Körner Along the Danube-Iron GatesGermany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia
Wonderful trip through 7 countries with breathtaking scenery. Biking most days about 25-30 miles on mostly excellent bike paths.Fun day stops in Vienna and Budapest. Most excursions for dinner or entertainment well worth it! Be sure to ride prior to going otherwise get the electric assisted but also need to ride and have cycling shorts/gear.Great trip!!
Marie R.7 months ago
The staff was fantastic, food was great, bikes were good. Met great folks there at the dinner table. Enjoyed being able to have walking tours in Vienna and Budapest, broke the week up nicely.
This was one of the best holidays I have ever taken - being active, seeing history and meeting new friends. Highly recommend.
I have already booked another trip!
Anne B.7 months ago
Along the Danube-Iron GatesGermany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia
All staff went out of their way to do anything for us. The bikes were comfortable and the organization was amazing.Loved being in a big group because there was always someone to talk to. The boat was not what I would call a barge!First time in Europe. This Trip changed our lives, only couple from NZ. Great way to celebrate 50 years marriage. Thoroughly recommend
peter b.7 months ago
Arlene II Along the Danube - Passau to ViennaAustria, Germany
Our trip was changed as the boat had a broken rudder and not able to be fixed by the time we started. The people involved int he tour then changed it to a bike and hotel trip which was great.Memorable part of the trip was seeing all the small towns along the way. The bigger towns were ok but the smaller ones were better
Rick C.7 months ago
All of the biking was fantastic. The time in Vienna was a close second.
Barbara Y.7 months ago
Arkona Rotterdam to Cologne or Cologne to RotterdamGermany, Netherlands
The trip was all that I expected. The barge was very clean, the people were really nice, the bikes were in tip top condition. The scenery was beautiful and the rides were as expected.
Cindy K.7 months ago
Berlin to MalchinGermany, Poland
This trip gave insight into East Berlin; life during communism and now. I have spent a lot of time visiting Western Germany - small quaint towns; beautiful hillsides, etc. This trip was more farmland and very rural. The bike path was varied terrain. Many times our lunch was in a small park or church with no town nearby. The Merlijn is a fabulous small boat (22 passengers) with exceptional owners. This was our second trip with the Merlijn.
Barry M.7 months ago
Danube Bike Path - Passau to ViennaGermany, Austria
Best part: Biking into Vienna
William M.7 months ago
Such varied but scenic bike riding!
Susan L.7 months ago
The entire trip was memorable. Great scenery, small towns and villages, very friendly people. It's great meeting new people from varied countries and backgrounds. Having a guide and local tours really enhanced the experience.
Our only complaint is that our travel agent was very unresponsive to our communications. We had to call the company several times to get information. We booked transportation from airport to the hotel through Tripsite and were taken the wrong hotel. We had to find the correct hotel and get there on our own.
Carol B.7 months ago
La Belle Fleur Lorraine TourFrance, Germany, Luxembourg
The bike tour was immensely enjoyable. Even though it rained 6 of 7 days, it was still a highlight of our vacation in Europe. Thanks to Tripsite's instructions, we were well prepared for various weather from rain to warm and cool weather. Taking a barge is a great way to travel without unpacking each night, returning to the same room and delicious meals served on board. I hope to take a bike trip again trying out another river.
Janice C.7 months ago