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  • Berlin to Malchin and Malchin to Berlin
    by Emilee B. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Great Crew! Very friendly! Food was amazing. Never mind trying to pack a small suitcase, pack a big one there's plenty of room under the bed.

    Boat: Merlijn

    Countries: Germany, Poland

  • Berlin to Malchin and Malchin to Berlin
    by Pat C. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    This is a trip that we probably would not have done on our own. It was well organized with a great crew, about (the Majestic) and guides that were most informative and will to do anything for the group. We had a great diversity in biking ability but all were handled with respect and in a light and friendly manner. The trip through the forests and lands of East Germany and Poland was magnificent and would recommend this trip to anyone. As repeat customers of Tripsite I can think of no reason to book with anyone else! Looking forward to next year already!

    Countries: Germany, Poland

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Elisabeth D. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Everything was more than I expected, but especially the knowledge and good humor and patience of our guide Tom.

    Boat: Magnifique

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Bolzano - Resia Pass - Mantova
    by June B. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Not only did the scenery make a life long memory, the friendships we made will always be cherished and kept for another trip. Book early for better hotel stays, sometimes the party gets split up into different hotels and all hotels are not the same. The ability to get in the heart of all the different cities is incredible and would not happen if we had rented a car vs biking from city to city, the highlight city was Bolzano Italy, picture perfect, plenty of highlights to see, the best view was biking down in to lake Garda form the steep hill in Riva breath taking views make sure to pack a bottle opener and pick up some wine and cups for the fairy ride ! We cannot wait to plan our next bike tour.

    Countries: Italy

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Arden C. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Most memorable parts: Cycling, getting to know the Yannie our fearless guide, the other guests and crew. Tip: Have a comprehensive wifi connection on your phone or pad.

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Brussels to Bruges (no longer available)
    by Moshe S. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The trip is impressively planned, and the visit to the most important cities in Belgium was on the cycling track.
    Two days during the trip were difficult, where we had to ride about 70 km a day.
    The views during the ride were refreshing and changing.
    The experience started from the time of the order, which was handled by 3 different contacts (pricing, description of the route and payments), the coordination between them was excellent - and the trip was conducted according to the plan with a few minor errors in navigation that were not too significant.
    Highly Recommend!

    Countries: Belgium

  • Tripsite Traveler - Tulip Tour with Nancy Arehart
    by Diane Munoz 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Kurt narrated this lovely trip to my friends and I encouraging our reading of your blog. Your eye for capturing the beautiful is spot on; photos are exquisite. Wanna go on a bike barge! Thanks for sharing your husband with us.

    Countries: Netherlands

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Linda Wilson 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    On the Fiep June 3 - 10, 2017. Coba, Gerard, Franco, Karen, Ilse and Laura were our crew and guides. I cannot imagine better. Our passenger group was wonderful. The best vacation ever and I am ready to go again soon.

    Boat: Fiep

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna
    by Kimberly W. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The MS Normandie took us on a fabulous adventure down the Danube from Passau to Vienna. The last day of biking was the most memorable as we rode thru some gently rolling hillsides and were enveloped by vineyards and orchards. The quiet and the beauty of the scenery was breathtaking!
    Because it was all so beautiful we would on a daily basis become distracted and veer off the designated route (or maybe we were lacking in the map-reading skills). Therefore, after the second day we decided to each rent an e-bike so that it wouldn't be a huge deal if we got off the beaten path and put on extra miles. Best decision we made all week! Our new equipment helped us to keep up with some new found(older) friends who were rocking the routes every day.
    The evenings were mostly composed of a nice slow 4-course meal (stellar offerings) and catching up with friends and family via the sketchy internet service. I would suggest you bring along a game or two and some books.
    Couldn't have imagined a more complete and perfect vacation. We just had to get ourselves to and from the launch and dock sites and the staff of the MS Normandie took care of the rest!

    Boat: MS Normandie

    Countries: Austria, Germany

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Bev V. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The most memorable part of the trip was the camaraderie with staff and participants while riding through beautiful scenery.

    Boat: Fluvius

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Champagne Tour
    by Martha Y. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The most memorable part of the trip was the scenery and atmosphere.

    Boat: Zwaantje

    Countries: France

  • Along the Danube - Four Country Tour
    by Charlene B. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The most memorable part of the trip was the wonderful friendships made being a part of the guided tour group. There were six English speakers and seven Germans including the guide. Truly a remarkable experience. Budapest was also a memorable location. One tip we could recommend would be a portable hot spot. Wifi was not very good because it is satellite feed. Which caused issues with paying for some trips with a credit card.

    Boat: MS Carissima

  • Along the Danube - Four Country Tour
    by Joella D. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    This trip was an excellent opportunity for travel with our mother who could stay on the boat while my sister and I biked through the countryside - meeting back up for meals and comparing experiences. Tripsite was very helpful and we got to know one of our Tripsite staff as she joined our trip to learn more about the tour and help others in the future. She couldn't have been nicer or more helpful.

    Boat: MS Carissima

  • Bruges to Paris or Paris to Bruges
    by Madeline N. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Two items that were not as expected.
    The literature states two guides but there was only one guide. This means there could only be one guided ride per day. So provide two guides or change the description of the trip to say only one guided ride per day.
    Our pre-trip information provided a location for the where the barge would be moored in Paris. We selected a hotel near this location and planned activities based on this location. The boat did not dock at this location. We were not told that the location was changing. The boat docked. We didn't know where we were at and our guide also didn't know where we were at. Guide was very good. This was an issue with the boat captain.

    Boat: Fleur

    Countries: Belgium, France

  • Famous Villages of Provence
    by Karen A Thompson 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    This tour should be rated moderate/difficult. There are many steep climbs. I had an E bike so not bad for me. The non E bikers had a big job. If everyone had an e bike, a very enjoyable journey. The scenery was gorgeous. The hotels were beautiful and welcoming. The maps provided by the trip organizer and rather GPS could have been more detailed.

    Countries: France

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Teresa L. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this trip. I loved biking through different scenery - quaint villages and towns, beautiful forests, farmland and countryside. It is the perfect way to see parts of Belgium and Holland. You can go at your own pace because the trails are so well marked. The barge is beautiful and the rooms are comfortable. I can't say enough about the staff, they were excellent. I definitely recommend this trip and can't wait to do it again!

    Boat: Magnifique II

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Bruges to Paris or Paris to Bruges
    by Deborah P. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Needed the second guide as group unwieldy for one. Unlike prior trips, guide gave little info on trip sites/locales, despite being quite personable.

    Boat: Fleur

    Countries: Belgium, France

  • Amsterdam to Bruges
    by Bob T. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    This is a great way to see Europe.

    Boat: Fluvius

    Countries: Netherlands, Belgium

  • Champagne Tour
    by Michael F. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The Captain and crew were just wonderful. While the sights were certainly great, like cheese making, Champagne tasting, visitng the ruins and the WWII cemeteries it was the warm welcome from the Captain and crew that really made this trip. There was nothing they wouldn't do for us including getting fresh baguettes every day, finding out our personal preferences for drinks after a long day in the saddle, and in general giving 110% to keep everyone happy. I strongly recommend the Captain and crew of the Zwaantje! I also must mention a big thank you to Carla and her crew at Tripsite for their assistance in getting us additional e-bikes. Without the e-bikes some of us just wouldn't have made the hills, with them we enjoyed every minute. Thank you!

    Boat: Zwaantje

    Countries: France

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Arja L. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The Magnifique II and staff were more amazing than we expected! The bike routes were absolutely beautiful with very well planned and laid out maps. Overall a very memorable experience that I am highly recommending to every one I talk to.

    Boat: Magnifique II

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Along the Danube - Passau to Vienna
    by Patricia L. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The majority of the Danube cycling routes are truly beautiful. We were worried about the bikes only having 7 speeds, however it was only an issue when we made the climb to the Mauthausen Concentration Camp. Otherwise, they were fine. The staff on the Normandie were fabulous, as was the food. I esp. want to thank Ani and Mikki who were a huge help to us prior to the trip. We had lots of questions and they always answered them quickly and thoroughly. I plan on continuing to book my trips with Tripsite. What a great company!

    Boat: MS Normandie

    Countries: Austria, Germany

  • Along the Danube - Passau, Bratislava, and Vienna
    by Laurie S. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The Wachau Valley is breath taking. Austria and Bavaria are absolute gem locations. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. Tripsite made it easy to book, offer very reasonable prices and answered all our questions.
    My only complaint was our German bike guide. We were the only primarily English speaking riders in a group of 14. The rest mostly spoke German. Our guide explained the vast majority of what we were seeing in German. This is somewhat understandable given that we were in the minority, but we felt that we missed out on so much historical explanations. In addition, he admitted that he didn't really know much about all the areas we visited and often deviated from the guide book. We ended up leaving the guided tour and going solo the last 2 days.
    We rented e-bikes, which we loved, but had to figure out how to use them as we went along.

    Boat: Theodor Körner

  • Along the Danube - Passau - Vienna - Budapest aboard the Primadonna
    by Antonina G. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Loved the ship-the Primadonna. We liked it that the servings were not big and that you could ask for seconds. Appreciated the lunches they prepared. It was a great trip. Staff was helpful and efficient.

  • Bavarian Lakes
    by Brad T. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Riding through southern Bavaria was simply beautiful. Murnau, Garmisch and Wallgau were amazing towns. The route that this ride took was perfect, if only the bikes were better. Close to a third of this trip was on gravel/dirt roads, with a few decent climbs, and the heavy clunky bikes definitely took away from the enjoyment. This was my second trip through Tripsite, but I would be hesitant to do it again or recommend it to others simply because of how bad the bikes are.

    Countries: Germany

  • Bike and Safari South Africa
    by Margie H. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Petting a cheetah & having breakfast with her were most memorable. Guides were outstanding. They were full of information & happy to share their knowledge & experience with everyone. We received a genuine glimpse into rural South Africa.

    Countries: South Africa

  • Magdeburg to Berlin
    by Theodora H. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Beautiful scenery, interesting architecture, wonderful boat, staff , food, participants , but awful reminders of wars.

    Boat: Merlijn

    Countries: Germany

  • Amsterdam to Bruges
    by Marie-Claude R. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    The most memorable parts were the scenery, the cute villages, the windmills and the dunes with great people and staff.

    Boat: Sailing Home

    Countries: Netherlands, Belgium

  • Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova
    by William H. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Great trip. Irene was a great guide. She adopted my suggestion that she wait for the stragglers to catch up to the stopped leaders so the stragglers could have a short rest also. Her suggested side tours were great. Our chefs, Samuel and Enrico were great as well. Superb food. First class trip.

    Boat: Vita Pugna

    Countries: Italy

  • Amsterdam to Bruges
    by Norval G. 1 year agoPermalink/Reply

    Dutch and Belgium rural scenery and bike paths were beautiful, well marked and saw lots of wildlife.

    Boat: Zwaan

    Countries: Netherlands, Belgium

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