Arrival in Stralsund
Individual arrive in Stralsund. Embarkation at 4:00 PM. Maybe you’ll have some time and a notion to take a stroll through Stralsund’s historic centre, which is situated on a small island. As a city with an important past, you will see numerous exceptional sights.
Your bike tour on this day will take you through Stralsund over the Rügen Dam to Gustow with its well-known village church, then past Putbus, Garz and Poseritz (tip: Don’t miss the famous circus.) Classical buildings line this circular “square”, where all the streets converge. Then it’s off to Lauterbach in the southeast of Rügen Island. You will board the boat here. About 6:30 p.m. Departure to Usedom. (45 km)
Peenemünde – Wolgast
Today you cycle along the island Usedom. You will bike past Karlshagen Harbour and Zecherin to Wolgast, also known as the “Gateway to Usedom Island”. The Medieval historic centre with its town hall and the Church of St. Petri are interesting sights in any case. (15 km)
Wolgast – Szczecin
Today you will spend all day on board.
You will cross the expansive waters of the Bay of Szczecin (Oder Lagoon) and reach Szczecin, the green city on the mouth of the Oder and one of the largest ports on the Baltic Sea. The reconstructed castle of the dukes of Pomerania situated in the city’s historic centre is worth seeing.
In the morning you will sail from Szczecin to Mescherin. Biking past Gartz you will arrive at and bike through a part of a unique, cross-border nature reserve, the “Lower Oder Valley National Park” before reaching Schwedt, today’s destination. (30 km)
In the morning you will sail from Schwedt to Oderberg. Then a bike ride in the direction of Niederfinow (boat lift – a tour is always an option) through the splendid landscape, passing by small hills, glades and forests – the last section will be on the Treidel bike route along the Finow Canal – to Eberswalde. In the heart of the city, in the Finow Canal, is the oldest working lock in Germany, which has been a technical monument since 1978. (23 km)
Your last bike tour will first take you to Oranienburg. Sightseeing tip: the Baroque castle with its park, museum and orangery. Then the well-marked bike route will take you southwards through the Ruppin sea area to Berlin. (37 km)
departure from Berlin
After breakfast, disembarkation and individual trip home.
You cycle on roads with less traffic, country roads, asphalted bike paths and forest tracks. The route is mostly flat, some hills and stronger grades and descents have to be managed. If you do not like to cycle you can also stay on board.
- 7 nights’ accommodation in an outside cabin with shower/toilet in the booked cabin category
- Programme according to the itinerary from Stralsund to Berlin
- Welcome drink
- Daily cabin cleaning
- Bedding and towel changes as needed
- Full board: breakfast, packed lunch for bike tours or noontime snack, coffee and tea in the afternoon, three-course dinner
- All port and lock dues
- Daily bike tour meeting
- On-board tour guidance
- 1x book with route maps for individual tours per cabin
Various parking garages near the boat’s berth See-, Hafenstraße, Hafeninsel area, e.g. Parkhaus am Ozeaneum garage for about € 90.00 per week. No reservation possible (subject to change). Return transfer by train from Berlin to Stralsund approx. € 45,- per person.
This tour has 1 more variant
Bike & Barge MS Princess
On Board of the MS Princess from metropolis city Berlin via Oranienburg and Eberswalde to Schwedt. Your aim is the old city of Stralsund