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Koblenz to Saarburg by Shirley Correll 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Bicycle and boat are the best vacations ever! Can't wait for my next tour! Hope to make this an annual thing. :)
Tripsite Traveler: Barbara Wahlbrink by Karla Goodridge 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
2 birds with an empty nest. Can't think of a better way to fly. 'Twas a great trip and a successful adventure. Next time can you take 2 old crowd? Karla(I didn't know how to take off a star for the rain days.)
Along the Danube - Four Country Tour by Susan Martin 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
There was a mixup checking in to the cabins on the boat. The boat staff assigned us different rooms than the vouchers from TripSite indicated. Glad I had my voucher, otherwise we wouldn't have been placed in the upper deck room we paid for. I think the mixup affected everyone in our group of 12, and unfortunately some people were not as fortunate as we were and ended up in lower deck cabins when they reserved upper deck ones.
Boat: My Story
Countries: Austria, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary
Bruges to Amsterdam by Cheryle Cassidy 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
It was our first barge bike trip and hope to take another soon. Had a great time.
Countries: Belgium, Netherlands
Southern Dalmatia by Valerie Purcell 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Our only real complaint is with the description of our South Dalmatia Island Tour. It was mentioned that the bike ride was moderate to difficult but we (and I speak for all 28 of us because we all thought the same and there were some riders that were very experienced) that the ride was mostly difficult. There was no mention of this in the description that it would be "mostly"! There were a lot hills with very steep grades that would go on for kilometers, something that I was not prepared for. I don't know if bike tours can be rated (perhaps like white water rafting) so that one can have a better feel of what the ride will be like or perhaps train or prepare for it. It was our first bike tour so we now know more of what questions we can ask so that we can see if the tour is the right one. Overall we really enjoyed ourselves and were proud of what we achieved (what a fantastic feeling!) and the views were awesome! Really appreciated having two guides one at the front guiding our way and one bringing up the rear which always insisted to take our time whether it was for taking photos or for that much needed break! Jesse always said "It's your vacation!"
Boat: San Snova
Koblenz to Saarburg by Neil Webley 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Overall we enjoyed the Bike and Barge along the Mosel River. However it seemed to be too much effort for the guide to interact with the English speaking clients.Maybe he's been doing it too long.Thank You
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by JoAnn Grand 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
The biking was not as scenic as other trips I have been on. However the food, staff and guide were excellent.
Boat: Vita Pugna
Amsterdam to Bruges by Craig Attkisson 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
We think about this trip daily as it was an amazing experience. It seemed to good to be true when we signed up but it was better then we even thought after we did it. Thank you for your help.
Countries: Netherlands, Belgium
South Holland Tour by Jeffrey Douglas 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
The trip is excellent and we are now booked for our third time. However, and I know this is out of control of anyone, but our last trip was affected because of the crane accident near Gouda. This caused a rerouting of half the trip and because of that, we missed half of the sites that we wanted to see. On another note, the country should really make it illegal to dump raw sewage from the boats. This is disgusting and makes the waterways unclean. One would think that the government should do something about this and set up pumping stations. Otherwise, we really enjoy the bike/barge rides and will continue to go on them in the future.
Around Lake Constance by Hazem Zayed 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
It was a great trip very well organized the team is very supportive, will definitely repeat with my wife and kids I enjoyed big time.
Countries: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Southern Dalmatia E-Bike and Boat by Myra Hollie Nielsen 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Electric bikes, the black ones, were excellent. The food was a bit disappointing.The guides were excellent. Cabin was very nice.
Boat: Princess Diana
Berlin to Copenhagen by Caroline Thompson 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
We have taken European trips put together by Pack and Pedal Europe for 12 years and will continue to do so every summer as long as possible. They are always wonderful. I cannot think of any bad experience. I always like the hotels, and their prices are extremely reasonable, a tremendous value! I highly recommend this company for bike trips.
Countries: Denmark, Germany
Danube Bike Path - Vienna to Budapest by Mary Sandra Duggan 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
We enjoyed the trip very much and are planning another. We enquired about the the free shirts for repeat customers but haven't gotten them. The website is not clear about ordering them.
Countries: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia
Provence - Wilderness of Camargue by Rebecca Posante 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
My main concern about this particular trip is that we did not know ahead of time that staying on the barge and not biking was not an option unless one was sick. The winds were pretty bad (25-50 miles per hour) so that some of us did not feel up to the rides. On the particularly difficult day, it would have been nice to just remain with the boat.
Provence - Wilderness of Camargue by Robert Burt 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
The Soleo was a disappointment in all respects.
Tulip Tour - 4 Day by Betsy Cannon 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
I recommend this trip all the time, and several people have taken it on my recommendation. We really liked the 'down home' feeling of the boat. Our guide was fantastic and we still talk about the tulip fields. The flower market was unbelievable--a highlight!
Camino de Santiago Bike Tour by Mary Burkhard 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
I wish I could say more about the route, but unfortunately, because of a biking accident, I was only able to ride the first day. The ebike seemed to be a really good one, but the combination of wet, slippery roads, the boost of power from the ebike, and the urging to use a higher boost mode on the bike was not a good combination. I know it's why I fell.
Countries: Portugal, Spain
Along the Danube - Four Country Tour by Steve VanderWeide 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
We did have rain quite a few days on her trip. But we were prepared and so we wore our raingear. Our guide Pieter, was very good at watching the weather and getting us inside or out of the rain if he could
Along the Danube - Four Country Tour by Bill Fleshman 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
This is the 3rd travel group I've put together through tripsite and each was very enjoyable. My groups ranged in size from 3 to 12. The first was a land bike trip in Provence, France and the next two were bike and boat trips on the Mozel and the Danube. I am not associated with a tour company but found working with Tripsite personnel, Mary, Carla and others, to be easy even for a novice like me to put together such trips. I have worked with other agencies but have found Tripsite to be more "reachable" and available at any time I had questions. I will continue to use them for future group and individual trips.
Munich to Salzburg by Vickie Butte 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Yes, but only to the most experienced rider as the route is very diverse and at times rugged which would be very difficult for the average rider. coupled w/the bike/equipment is substandard making the ride even more difficult than it should be.
Countries: Austria, Germany
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Terrence Kinal 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Crew and guides were friendly and extremely helpful. Meals and snacks were great! Good sense of comradery due to the small number of passengers. Good bikes, rides were interesting and manageable.
Boat: Ave Maria
Dalmatia from Dubrovnik Plus by Penny Keys 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Wonderful trip to Croatia and the guides were top notch...the best! Thank you
Tulip Tour - Amsterdam to Bruges - 8 day by Derek Gee 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Both my wife and I were very happy with the overall experience. The crew, barge, daily itinerary and especially the food were all top notch. It was more then we could reasonably expect. We would and have recommended the experience to others. We hope to return soon on another bike and barge trip.
Along the Danube - Four Country Tour by Patricia Scullin 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
There was a chemical odor in the hallway outside our room, and the food was not good.
Tulip Tour - Amsterdam to Bruges - 8 day by Mary Barchiesi 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
We loved our trip so much that I just chartered another boat for 36 people in Croatia for September 2016 with another company. Better working deal than tripsite. The boat owners were rigid and probably not as congenial as they could have been. It was their boat, not our trip. I organized a group of 12 and were not demanding at all. The tour guide was over the top just amazing!!!! All in all a wonderful experience!
Bruges to Amsterdam by Earl Degler 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
I enjoyed the trip and plan on doing more in the future. The only thing that will keep me from doing more is the current unrest in the world.
Around Paris by Helen Belletti 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
It was a great trip. There were only 3 of us on the tour so they gave us each our own private cabin which was very much appreciated. Marco, the captain was one of the best boat captains. He shared a lot of information with us and really made the trip fun and interesting. Our guide was great too, and tailored each day to our needs because our group was so small. The food was good too, and a good variety. I only rated the food as "satisfied" because I toured the year before on the Zwaan, the Mosel and Saar tour, and the chef was soooooo good, that he spoiled me for future tours! If you have any questions on my experience on any tours, please let me know. And I hope to book one of your tours again ~~
Boat: Clair de Lune
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Alfred Lilly 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
Understanding the trip was planned for little difficulty, expected that the terrain would be flat, but was hoping for more scenery and countryside to take in while biking. Perhaps if there was an option of having a sag vehicle for those who couldn't/didn't want more difficult terrain so the option was available for those who could do more ... and see more. Overall great experience, friendly crew and excellent food!
Mantova to Venice or Venice to Mantova by Lois Benson 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
The crew aboard the Ave Maria was cheerful and helpful, especially Michaela, who went above and beyond in helping with departure plans. The food was wonderful. A group of 30 is a lot of work for the cycling guides, but I would have liked a few more rest breaks along the way, especially on the day to Ferrara.
Southern Dalmatia by James Purcell 4 years ago Verified Reviewer Permalink/Reply
It was more challenging than expected, but very rewarding. Great value.
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