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Romantische Main reis in Duitsland

'Een reis door het Duitse Beieren over de rivier de Main"

September 30 - Oktober 06 / 2023

Vertrekdatum: 30 september 2023
Gemiddelde fietsafstand per dag 40 tot 50 km


Fiets & Cruise langs de romantische Beierse rivier de Main, omgeven door bergen en wijngaarden. Verwonder je over de Metropool Frankfurt, de kronkelende straten en steegjes van het romantische Miltenberg en Aschaffenburg, en de prachtige barok stad Würzburg. Goede fietspaden leiden je door oude stadskernen, langs gerestaureerde vakwerkhuizen, Gotische en Barok stijl gebouwen, en gezellige stadjes. Bezoek de beroemde ‘Faust Bierbrouwerij’, en geniet van de inclusieve bierproeverij.

De uitgebreide beschrijving is enkel in het Engels beschikbaar:

Romantische Main reis in Duitsland | 'Een reis door het Duitse Beieren over de rivier de Main
Vertrekhaven: Würzburg Bestemming: Mainz Reisduur: 7 dagen Landen: Duitsland Gemiddelde fietsafstand per dag: 40 tot 50 km
Fiets en vaar langs de charmante Beierse rivier de Main. Aangewezen fietspaden leiden u door oude romantische barokke steden. Bierproeverij & verblijf Würzburg incl.
€ 1.650,- p.p.


Day 1 (Sat): Würzburg

Check in: 1:30 – PM. Once you drop off your luggage, your bike guide for the week will accompany you as you walk up the gradually ascending road, and arrive at the ‘Würzburg Residence’ fortress, which offers a magnificent view of the historic centre of Würzburg and its many towers. Enjoy a guided tour of the Residence, after which you can make your way to the ship. 4:00 PM – You are welcomed aboard, and we’ll present you with a welcome drink and introduce the crew. We will also provide information on the tour, the ship, and offer you a safety briefing. After your first dinner on board, there will be time to take an evening stroll ashore. We’ll stay overnight in Würzburg.

Day 2 (Sun): Würzburg – Karlstad - Lohr. Bike tour: approx. 39 km
Day 3 (Mon): Lohr – Wertheim - Miltenberg. Bike tour: approx. 48 km
Day 4 (Tue): Miltenberg - Aschaffenburg. Bike tour: approx. 40 km
Day 5 (Wed): Aschaffenburg – Offenbach - Frankfurt. Bike tour: approx. 45 km
Day 6 (Thu): Frankfurt - Mainz. Bike tour: approx. 45 km or extend to 49 km
Day 7 (Fri): Mainz

Your bike & barge cruise will include:

  • 6 nights onboard Merlijn
  • welcome drink
  • daily cleaning of your cabin
  • supply of bedding, towels, facial tissues, hand soap, soap, shampoo, sewing kit, vanity kit, bathrobe & slippers.
  • culinary care: 6 breakfast buffets, 5 packed lunches and 5 x 3-course dinners
  • coffee, tea and iced water
  • services of a tour guide
  • daily information about the trip of the next day
  • use of 27-speed bicycle, including a waterproof pannier, towel and universal helmet
  • we will provide you with your own water bottle
  • GPS-tracks on most routes
  • canal, bridge & harbour fees.
  • all ferry fares en route
  • guided city tour at Residence Würzburg
  • beer-tasting session at the famous brewery Faust


Your bike & barge cruise does not include:

  • one dinner
  • drinks other than those mentioned
  • inbound and outbound journey
  • city maps (though a few are available on board)
  • bike maps
  • insurance
  • gratuities


For your comfort, we rent out electric bikes at € 30,- each per day, reservations in advance are advisable.


The general terms and conditions of Merlijn de magie van water B.V. apply to all bookings, offers and agreements. Please find them on our website under ‘Terms & Conditions’.

Merlijn complies the General Data Protection Regulation to protect your privacy. Please find them on our website under ‘Privacy statement’.

We reserve the right to modify schedule and/or program. If (part of) the route is not navigable due to weather conditions and/or other nautical reasons and/or is closed off due to circumstances and/or for safety reasons, the operator and/or the captain has the right to change the schedule. This includes changing the location of departure and/or arrival and temporarily suspending departure. Nautical and/or meteorological reasons are understood to mean, among others, weather conditions, the tide, obstruction of waterways/shipping lanes, and the condition of the ship. Closed off due to circumstances and/or safety reasons are understood to mean, among others, terrorism, diseases, natural disasters. Changes in schedule and/or program do not give the customer the right on free cancellation.

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April 01 - 07 / 2023
The Merlijn is owned and operated by Coan and Christina . They both take great pride of the vessel and making their guests feel comfortable and well fed. The crew of 3 and cycling guide are very pleasant and helpful The vessel, accommodation and bikes are very well maintained compared to other bike/barge tours that are owned by larger companies that simple hire captains and crew