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Premium ‘Amazon of the North’ tour, in Germany & Poland

‘Explore the cradle of the Prussians”

July 17 - 24 / 2021

Departure date: 17 july 2021
Average biking distance per day 35 to 70 KM / Level: Moderate

Highlights

Bike, Barge and Cruise the Amazon of the North, Germany and Poland – Explore the cradle of the Prussians during this tour in former Prussia – Learn more about the former divided country of Germany - Bike a variety of surfaces, from Asphalt till cobble stones – ride the Sunny island of Usedom - Cruise through stunning nature areas on the Havel, Oder & Peene river and Szczecin lagoon – Experience the oldest ship lift in Germany, Niederfinow - Taste the Polish cuisine in the lively city of Szczecin in Poland.

Premium ‘Amazon of the North’ tour, in Germany & Poland | ‘Explore the cradle of the Prussians”
Departure port: Malchin Destination: Berlin/Spandau Travel time: 8 days Countries: Germany, Poland Average biking distance per day: 35 to 70 KM / Level: Moderate
Our tour guides consider this the most interesting & varied tour that Merlijn offers, expect the unexpected. Bike, Barge & Cruise the Amazon of the North, Germany and Poland.
€ 1.635,- p.p.
Cabins available through travel agent

Day-to-day itinerary

Day 1 (Sat): Malchin – Demmin

Check in: 3:30 PM – 4 PM Merlijn sails to Demmin, where we will arrive after dinner and 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. After departure your holiday starts, enjoy the scenery on the “Amazon of the North” nature lovers can explore mysterious forests, blossoming meadows and hidden valleys. Our cruise will take us over the large Kummerower see & Peene river. Dinner will be during the cruise.

Day 2 (Sun): Demmin – Alt Plestin - Stolpe – Anklam. Bike tour approx. 45 KM or extend to 55 KM
Day 3 (Mon): Anklam – Karnin – Kamminke / Usedom. Bike tour approx. 50 KM
Day 4 (Tue): Kamminke – Szczecin. Bike tour approx. 30 KM
Day 5 (Wed): Szczecin – Mescherin – Schwedt. Bike tour approx. 45 KM
Day 6 (Thu): Schwedt – Oderberg – Eberswalde. Bike tour approx. 55 KM
Day 7 (Fri): Eberswalde – Oranienburg – Berlin/Spandau. Bike tour approx. 35 KM or extend to 70 KM
Day 8 (Sat): Berlin/Spandau

Your bike & barge cruise includes:

  • 7 nights onboard Merlijn
  • welcome drink
  • daily cleaning of your cabin
  • supply of bedding, towels, facial tissues, soap
  • culinary care: 7x breakfast buffet, 6x packed lunches and 6x 3 course dinners
  • coffee, tea, hot chocolate and ice water
  • service of a tour guide
  • daily information of the trip on the next day
  • use of 27-speed bicycle, including a bike bag, towel and helmet
  • we will provide you with your own water bottle
  • canal, bridge & harbour fees
  • entrance to Stolpe tower
  • entrance to DDR-Museum

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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30 october 2019

Merzig to Cochem 'Moselle & Saar 2-river tour in Germany"

The entire trip was memorable , all 6 days of it , right from the moment we boarded till we disembarked everything was perfect, absolutely no complaints. The Barge Merlijn, the owners, Coen and Christina and their entire team were par excellence ! Our guide , Lia was fantastic, with great sense of Humour and was prompt in taking care of any bike related issues . The food was exquisite, the most delectable vegetarian food we ate lovingly prepared by Christina. The bike paths thru the Vineyards and the varied landscapes were perfect along the river Saar and Mosel. It was in reality doing a leisurely tour on a bike. The hike up the mountain to view the Saar Loop was awesome. Thanks once again Coen and Christina and not to forget the team. - Thanks and all the very best- Ravi