Embarkation from 4.00 pm.
Koblenz - Bingen – Mainz
The boat takes you upriver from Koblenz to Rudesheim. Cycle via Bingen to Mainz (museums). (approx. 35 km by bicycle)
Mainz – Nierstein
Enjoy the quaint houses and unique atmosphere of Mainz on a cycle tour through the city. Then you cover the distance to Nierstein, lunch break on board. By tractor into the vineyards, wine tasting and a hearty meal at a wine-grower’s end the day with proper style. (approx. 20 km by bicycle)
Nierstein – Worms
Cycle to Worms via Oggenheim. Guided city tour of Worms – a city that proved to be quite crucial in German history. The famous dome of Worms, where emperors where crowned, centre of Nibelungen (here Sigfrid is said to have been murdered by Hagen) and Martin Luther, protestant reformer. (approx. 40 km by bicycle)
Crossing Nibelungenbridge to Lampertheim and Mannheim and then continue to Celtic town Ladenburg. Heidelberg is famous for the oldest university of Germany, the old town still preserving the unique atmosphere of Middle Ages. (approx. 55 km by bicycle)
Heidelberg - Eberbach
From Heidelberg via Ziegelhausen to Neckargemünd. We now enter Odenwald, Germanys lovely wooded low mountain range and once crucial strategic limes for the Romans.
Eberbach with small and cornered alleys gives a good impression of every day life in mediaeval German places. (approx. 40 km by bicycle)
Eberbach – Bad Wimpfen
Fortress Hornberg in Neckarzimmern is the first important stage of the tour. Here Götz von Berlichingen used to live. Bad Wimpfen is a charming health and spa resort. The long history involved early settlements (stone-age), Celts and Germans, the Roman Empire, and flourishing centre of Germany’s famous nobility Hohenstaufer, home of Emperor Friedrich I Barbarossa. Explore the modern and historic place, charming and lively. (approx. 40 km by bicycle)
You cycle mainly on solitary roads, country lanes and asphalted cycle paths along the dyke. Flat route without any climbs worth mentioning. A tour suited for the lesser fit cyclist.
- program as per the itinerary of MS Patria
- accommodation in cabins of the booked category, outside cabins with en-suite shower/toilet
- 7 x full board
- Daily cabin cleaning service / towels changed on request
- Daily tour information
- All harbour dues, lock- and bridge dues
- KVS-Tour guide on board
- Welcome drink and information meeting on the first evening on board
- Coffee and pastries in the afternoon
This tour has 1 more variant
Bike & Barge MS Patria
Enjoy the comfort on the swimming hotel - the MS Patria. You cycle along the great rivers Moselle and Saar.