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  • National Parks of Dalmatia
    by Nancy Leach 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We had a great time! Boat, guides, food, and bikes were all better than we had imagined. Highly recommend the trip and can't wait to do another.

    Boat: San Snova

    Countries: Croatia

  • Tulip Tour - 4 Day
    by Henry DeVries 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Wonderful way to get a taste of the country, pace was ok. Nice to meet people from all over the world. Some situations which were dangerous, the guide was somewhat oblivious to them since he was always at the front and didn't really pay attention to the group the way he should have.

    Countries: Netherlands

  • Tulip Tour - Amsterdam to Bruges
    by Elizabeth Yates 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Yes, I have recommended this trip to several people and will continue to do so. So many people have never heard of such a trip. One of my friends has already booked on our same barge (Merlijn) for next year! The staff, the rooms, the food and scenery were absolutely wonderful.

    Boat: Merlijn

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova
    by James & Kimberly Engel 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We have decided that this is the only way we now want to see other countries, up close and personal! What a wonderful experience!
    Loved getting exercise every day while viewing the beautiful countryside. Even better was ending our ride with wine, a delicious dinner and new friends!

    Boat: Ave Maria

    Countries: Italy

  • Green Hills of Abruzzo
    by William Adams 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Beautiful area, great accommodations and bikes. The first agriturisimo had the best food we have ever had in Italy. The biking was much more challenging than we were expecting. It would have been more accurate to describe it as moderate/difficult, but not as easy/moderate as it was listed in the trip description. We would have enjoyed the biking more if we had been better prepared. The guides were great.

    Countries: Italy

  • Multi-Adventure Tour from Trogir
    by Sherrie Bennett 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Loved our Croatian holiday! Fabulous boat, Outstanding food, Fantastic Guides,
    Gorgeous scenery, Would highly recommend Tripsite and this trip:-)

    Boat: Princess Diana

    Countries: Croatia

  • Provence - Wilderness of Camargue
    by George Bibeau 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    More time in certain areas would have been nice. There were instances where it felt like we were being pushed along, and I appreciate that we had 22 people of varying age, skill experience and physical ability, and that we have to get back to the boat. Our guide was very good, but you needed to try and understand his manner, which could be short at times. He was knowledgeable, insightful and caring, but his manner did not necessarily reflect that. Meals were good but thought it would reflect more French cuisine of the Provence area, not a complaint, just an observation.
    Staff was excellent and I continue to recommend this bike trip and company to friends."

    Boat: Soleo

    Countries: France

  • Around Lake Constance
    by Eileen Biggs 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We were pretty unlucky with the weather. Exciting trip in spite of that

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Howard Shuster 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Great trip. The owners of the Merlijn were =Spectacular! We hope to find a time to travel with them again. The Barge was amazing for such a compact vessel. The rooms were surprisingly large as was the bathroom. The Barge was immaculate at all times. What a fun trip!!

    Boat: Merlijn

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova
    by Brian J Craig 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Our Guide, Rosita was excellent, friendly, pleasant and very knowledgeable. Would recommend her anytime.

    Boat: Vita Pugna

    Countries: Italy

  • Along the Danube - Four Country Tour
    by Ronald Allard 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Was not always easy to "stay on course" on the bike tours. Directions and/or course markings could have been better.

    Boat: My Story

  • Amsterdam to Bruges
    by Lisa Smoak 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We truly enjoy the bike and barge trips; we prefer the smaller barges with 22 or less people. We were on the Danube trip (MS My Story) a couple years ago with 80+ passengers; we did not care for that large of a group. The cabins on MS My Story were not pleasing. We visit your website often.

    Countries: Netherlands, Belgium

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Dean Pond 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    The above pretty well describes our satisfaction with our trip and we recommended our friends travel through your company which they did. We intend to take another barge/bicycle soon.

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Budapest & the Danube River Bend (no longer available)
    by Dana Bowen 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Travel instructions from Budapest to St. Andrews were inaccurate. Instead of a high speed train, it was necessary to go from metro to bus to a train that was little better than a WWII troop train with no air conditioning that stopped everywhere. It was a $50 cab ride to the inn. All this when there was a one hour boat ride that docked by a ferry across the river to the inn. Our packets contained very poor maps (as conformed by natives of the area when I used them). My brother and traveling companion could not get a return call from the tour people and was so upset he simply left and flew back home. I stayed and the inn star was lovely, but with inadequate maps and/or written instructions, I did not venture far.

    Countries: Hungary

  • Amsterdam to Bruges
    by Craig McGowan 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    All good on our bike and barge trip from Amsterdam to Bruges - especially the fantastic boat crew (I got to spend a rainy afternoon on the bridge with the boat captain).

    Boat: Fluvius

    Countries: Netherlands, Belgium

  • Istria
    by Mike Tansey 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Croatia and the scenery were beautiful. However I felt the description of the bike ride was misleading. Most of the trip was on gravel roads, quite a few hills and biking in more traffic than I anticipated. The staff was great and the barge was great.

    Boat: Tarin

    Countries: Croatia

  • Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova
    by Mike Tansey 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Recommended for novice cyclists only. Not challenging enough for experienced cyclists.

    Boat: Vita Pugna

    Countries: Italy

  • Koblenz to Saarburg
    by Leonidas Roussinos 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    All of your staff at the office are fantastic! We love talking to you and we truly appreciate your efforts and quick response to our questions and requests. Looking forward to Bordeaux next September.

    Boat: Patria

    Countries: Germany

  • Portugal Atlantic Route
    by Marvin Robison 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Terrific time, everything came off without a hitch. Can hardly wait to do another.

    Countries: Portugal

  • Around Lake Constance
    by Mari Jo Krebs 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We prefer guided trips because we miss the guides knowledge of area. We start riding and don't take time to check out the sights

  • Saigon to Bangkok
    by Paula Sweeney Fletcher 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We have just returned from the Saigon Bangkok cycling trip. It was a great adventure. They were some difference in , staffing and resources in each country. Overall we were very pleased, we will elaborate with Spice Road as well, in a day or so when we have caught up on our sleep. Tripsite was very helpful in making sure all our request where met in preparing for the trip. This was my 3 red Tripsite holiday and will not be the last.

  • Koblenz to Saarburg
    by Amy Rowland 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We had an absolute blast on this trip and made great friends with the other English-speakers. The route was beautiful and full of things to discover, and the biking was very manageable, even for my 75 year old mother. The downside was that our boat included a very large group that had booked together, so we felt slightly apart from the majority of the passengers and the separate language orientation sessions intensified this. I know you don't run these tours, but I wonder if having the sessions together and providing English language translation in writing on the Power Point would be another option? Encouraging switching up the seating at meals might also help. One last comment is that it would be helpful for the maps to include information on the location of public toilets along the route. We are not comfortable using the riverbank as our toilet as our guide recommended.

    Boat: Patria

    Countries: Germany

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Philippe Tison 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    I think the staff at Tripsite/Dutch Bike Tours should be obliged to do their bike routes once a year to pick up difficult signage. A ferry crossing as part of our schedule was not available on the day of the week we arrived and we had to do a long detour. The ferry never travels on that day at that time of the year and when I phoned the Dutch Tours hotline they didn't even know that. We were not impressed. Also, despite its 'star rating' the Velotel in Brugge is a very poor standard compared to the other hotels we stayed at. Terrible rooms and an awful location for seeing Brugge (but good for getting on the trail).

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Bruges to Amsterdam
    by Robin Bagby 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Barge had bugs in drains. Lots in room every night. Aldo specifically booked comfort class boat for the AC. They turned it off before 9pm every night.

    Boat: Magnifique

    Countries: Belgium, Netherlands

  • Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova
    by Bodil Nielsen 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Sometimes it would have been nice to stop for pictures of the scenery, but did not want to go to the back of the pack or be left behind. Helmut was an excellent guide and made sure everybody was safe. Food on board was the best I had in Italy. Staff very friendly and went the extra mile for our friends birthday.

    Boat: Ave Maria

    Countries: Italy

  • Tulip Tour - 8 Day
    by Mona White 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    I left my heart in The Netherlands. The people are so great there.

    Boat: Fleur

    Countries: Netherlands

  • Provence - Van Gogh
    by Arvo Luik 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    The IBIS HOTEL we stayed at in AVIGNON did not meet our expectations. The maps were well laid out except there were too many descriptions that told us where NOT to go, poor directions in SAZE, got lost.. Eliminate that.
    The bikes were great for the trip. We will use you again.

    Countries: France

  • Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova
    by Patricia Leigh Trivette 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    We should have trained more for endurance. The guides were wonderful and took such good care of us. The bicycles were amazingly comfortable. Beautiful dinners nightly. Thank you all.

    Boat: Ave Maria

    Countries: Italy

  • Amsterdam to Bruges
    by Noel Williams 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Trip was up to high standard and very enjoyable. Great staff and very friendly atmosphere.

    Countries: Netherlands, Belgium

  • Berlin to Stralsund
    by Virginia Cullen 3 years agoPermalink/Reply

    Have taken several trips with Tripsite......not one of my favorites. Biking wasn't as interesting as many of the other trips you represent.

    Boat: MS Princess

    Countries: Germany, Poland

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