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Highlights of Germany

3 River tour, along the Rhine, Main & Moselle

September 18 - 24 / 2021

Departure date: 18 september 2021
Average biking distance per day 30 to 50 km


Never before have we seen so many highlights in a journey as with this recently developed tour. Travel easily to and from Frankfurt International Airport, one of Germany's largest! Your home for this trip, Cruise ship Merlijn, awaits you near the center of Frankfurt, a short cab ride is all it takes.

Once on board, the enjoyment can begin, already on the first day you cruise along the Bavarian river Main. Your first bike ride is right along the Romantic Rhine, an area recognized by Unesco. You'll pass this amazing stretch of river twice, so you can see it both from the saddle of your bike and from Merlijn's amazing terrace. The Moselle River is also included in the route, just a short distance to get a feel for the atmosphere and to take in the biggest highlights. Burg Eltz is one of the most beautiful castles in the area and you just pass it on your bicycle! Also famous Cochem is of course on the program.

Highlights of Germany | 3 River tour, along the Rhine, Main & Moselle
Departure port: Frankfurt Destination: Frankfurt Travel time: 7 days Countries: Germany Average biking distance per day: 30 to 50 km
Bike, Barge and Cruise along the highlights of Germany. The Romantic middle Rhine, a taste of the Bavarian Main river and the charming Moselle river famous for it's wines.
€ 1.585,- p.p.
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11 cabin(s) available

Day-to-day itinerary

Day 1 (Sat): Frankfurt - Mainz

Check in: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Merlijn sails to Mainz. There is a welcome drink and crew introduction. We’ll also inform you about the tour, the ship and give you a safety briefing. Dinner is enjoyed during the cruise.

Day 2 (Sun): Mainz - Oberwesel - Koblenz
Day 3 (Mon): Koblenz - Alken - Cochem
Day 4 (Tue): Cochem - Alken - Boppard
Day 5 (Wed): Boppard - Oberwesel - Rüdesheim
Day 6 (Thu): Rüdesheim - Eltville - Frankfurt
Day 7 (Fri): Frankfurt

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.
  • 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
  • canal, bridge & harbour fees.
  • all ferry fares en route
  • entrance to Burg Eltz
  • guided city tour Rudesheim
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16 july 2019

Berlin - Malchin 'Premium Amazone of the north"

Just wanted to thank you very much for organising such a splendid holiday for me.  The entire tour was a great success with no hiccups or hitches whatsoever, thanks to your efficiency.  The barge Merlijn exceeded my expectations in every way.  The Captain, crew and guides were very professional and at the same time ensured we all had a fun trip. My trip home to Wales to see my family was also a very happy event All in all it was a holiday to remember. Thank you again, Dai.