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Neckar & Rhine, Premium 2-river tour in Germany

September 26 - October 03 / 2024

Departure date: 26 september 2024
Average biking distance per day 25 to 55 KM / Level: Easy

Highlights

Bike, Barge and cruise the charming Neckar river and the mighty Rhine - Surrounded by mountains, vineyards and castles you will cycle your way thru Germany’s best kept secrets - Visit the romantic cities of Heilbronn - Heidelberg – Worms – Mainz. Included excursion to the vineyards of Nierstein and a wine-tasting.

Neckar & Rhine, Premium 2-river tour in Germany
Departure port: Ludwigsburg Destination: Mainz Travel time: 8 days Countries: Germany Average biking distance per day: 25 to 55 KM / Level: Easy
Surrounded by mountains, vineyards and castles you will cycle your way through Germany’s best kept secrets. Excursion to the vineyards of Nierstein and a wine-tasting included
€ 2.245,- p.p.
All cabins booked by a travel agency

Day-to-day itinerary

Day 1: Ludwigsburg – Marbach

Check in: 3:30 PM – 5 PM Merlijn sails to Marbach, where we stay overnight. We will offer a welcome drink and introduce the crew. Also we inform you about the tour, the ship and give you a safety briefing. Dinner will be during the cruise. After dinner there will be a change to vist Marbach, a charming city on the Neckar river where the famous writer Schiller was born.

Day 2: Marbach – Besigheim – Heilbronn. Bike tour approx. 42 KM
Day 3: Heilbronn – Neckarzimmern – Eberbach. Bike tour approx. 55 KM
Day 4: Eberbach – Heidelberg. Bike tour approx. 32 KM
Day 5: Heidelberg – Ladenburg – Worms. Bike tour approx. 42 KM
Day 6: Worms – Nierstein. Bike tour approx. 55 KM
Day 7: Nierstein – Mainz. Bike tour approx. 25 KM
Day 8: Mainz

Your bike & barge cruise includes:

  • 7 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: 7x breakfast buffet, 6x packed lunches and 6x 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
  • mountain tour and wine tasting

 

Your bike & barge cruise doesn’t includes:

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

For your comfort we rent electric bikes € 30 each per day, reservations ahead are advisable.

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Berlin/Spandau to Malchin

June 04 - 11 / 2022
What a fabulous tour this was with the knowledgeable and fun Lia as our guide and the wonderful Kristina who prepared the most delicious meals. It surpassed all our expectations and I highly recommend it. The itinerary was well planned and the barge very comfortable.