Bike and Barge Cycling Holidays

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On a Bike & Barge cycling holiday, you are able to enjoy all the features of a cycling holiday combined with a river cruise along famous waterways throughout Europe. One of the main benefits of this type of cycling holiday is that you remove the need to unpack each day whilst still going from place-to-place on your bike.

Also known as 'Boat & Bike' or 'Sail and Cycle' cycling holidays, these active holidays have grown in popularity every year that we have been running them and cabins do sell out quickly especially on famous routes along the River Danube and through the Dutch canals.

Bike & Barge cycling holidays also give you the option to stay on-board the ship and simply enjoy the waterside surroundings from the boat. This is ideal if you prefer not to cycle everyday whilst your partner or family are out on the bike. Average cycling distances tend to be less than 50 km and you will meet your ship at a nearby berthing point. Electric bikes (E-Bikes) available on request. 

Bike & Barge Cycling Holidays include the following on most sailings...

– Spend your nights in cabins with shower/toilet in the booked cabin category
– Program according to tour course from/to your starting berth
– Welcome drink (On selected tours)
– Daily cleaning of cabins
– Linen and change of towels as required
– Full board: breakfast buffet, small lunch or lunch package for bike tours, coffee and tea in the afternoon, dinner
– All harbour fees, lock and bridge dues (unless stated)
– 1 travel guide per booked cabin
– Daily briefing of bike tours
– Tour guidance on board

Bike & Barge: Stralsund to Berlin

From the old Hanseatic city of Stralsund you will sail along the unique Bodden coast to Germany&rsqu..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Berlin Brandenburg (BER)
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Bike and Barge
  • Self-Guided
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Bike & Barge: Strasbourg to Mainz

The Rhine Cycle Route will offer you wonderful views over the Rhine. A river that has been often imm..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Strasbourg (SXB)
  • Bike and Barge
  • E-Bikes Available
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Bike & Barge: The Danube Passau-Vienna-Passau (MS PRINZESSIN KATHARINA)

From the elegant city of Passau in southern Germany, you travel past the dramatic Schlögener Lo..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Salzburg (SZG)
  • Linz (LNZ)
  • Munich (MUC)
  • Bike and Barge
  • Self-Guided
  • E-Bikes Available
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Bike & Boat: Dutch Island Hopping

Sail and bike tours are something very special. Feel the freedom, the wind and salt on your skin! It..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Bike and Barge
  • Self-Guided
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Boat & Bike: Lake Ijsselmeer

Whatever you like best. Up until 1932, the IJsselmeer was an inland sea called the Zuiderzee. Since ..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Bike and Barge
  • Self-Guided
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Bike & Barge : Auxerre to Moret-Sur-Loing

  Northern Burgundy is often referred to as the "Land of the Good Living", you'll understand w..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
  • Paris Beauvais (BVA)
  • Paris Orly (ORY)
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Bike and Barge
  • Tour de France
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Bike & Barge: Bruges to Paris

Cycle through the beautiful landscapes of Flanders and Northern France, from Bruges to Paris. Throug..

  • 14 Days
  • Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
  • Paris Beauvais (BVA)
  • Paris Orly (ORY)
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Bike and Barge
  • Tour de France
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Bike & Barge: Cologne to Rotterdam

What could be better than discovering the beautiful Lower Rhine by bike? The Lower Rhine Region..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  • Bike and Barge
  • E-Bikes Available
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Bike & Barge: Montargis to Paris

  Start the tour in Montargis, a picturesque town with many smaller canals decorated with..

  • 8 Days
  • Paris Orly (ORY)
  • Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
  • Paris Beauvais (BVA)
  • Tour de France
  • Bike and Barge
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Bike & Barge: National Parks of Dalmatia

Croatia has long been known for its beautiful coast, featurning countless islands, reefs, secluded b..

  • Easy
  • Islands
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Coastal
  • Bike and Barge
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Bike & Barge: Paris to Bruges

Cycle through the beautiful landscapes of Northern France and Flanders, from Paris to Bruges. Throug..

  • 14 Days
  • Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
  • Paris Beauvais (BVA)
  • Paris Orly (ORY)
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Bike and Barge
  • Tour de France
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Bike & Barge: Paris to Montargis

Starting in Paris, where the MV Fleur is docked in the City center, near the Notre Dame Cathedral. U..

  • 8 Days
  • Paris Orly (ORY)
  • Charles de Gaulle (CDG)
  • Paris Beauvais (BVA)
  • Tour de France
  • Bike and Barge
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Bike & Barge: Rotterdam to Cologne

Discover the natural beauty of the Lower Rhine by bike! The Lower Rhine Region is home to one o..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  • Rotterdam The Hague (RTM)
  • Bike and Barge
  • E-Bikes Available
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Bike & Barge: Rotterdam to the Province of Zeeland

The province of Zeeland, also known as the “Land in the Sea” is located in the west..

  • 8 Days
  • Easy
  • Rotterdam The Hague (RTM)
  • Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  • Bike and Barge
  • E-Bikes Available
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Bike and Barge on the South Dalmatian Coast

For travelling by bike and barge, Croatia is an absolute paradise. White sails will t..

  • 8 Days
  • Medium
  • Coastal
  • E-Bikes Available
  • Bike and Barge
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