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Bike & Boat Germany: Heidelberg & Jewels of the Rhine

8 days/7 nights from $1665 per adult share twin
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Aug 19

 

8 days/7 nights from
$1665
per adult share twinFlights are additional

Bike & Boat Germany: Heidelberg & Jewels of the Rhine

Travel between Koblenz and Bad Wimpfen along the river valleys of the Rhine and Neckar. Beautiful scenery lines the cycle paths along the rivers, interspersed with famous cities, valley slopes with vineyards and picturesque villages. The stretch of cycle path along the left bank of the Rhine between Bingen and Koblenz passes through the Rhineland Massif, which is adorned by castles. At day’s end enjoy the comfort and cuisine of your 68m river barge where the crew will welcome and pamper you.

Deal Includes

Accommodation on board 7 nights from/to Koblenz or Bad Wimpfen 
Meals: “Full board” (7 x breakfasts, 6 x picnic lunches during bike tours, 7 x three course dinners) 
Bed linen and towels (daily change of towels); daily short cleaning of the cabin - Welcome drink and briefing on the first evening
English speaking tour leader onboard will hold with daily briefings for the bike tours. During the day the tour leader does not accompany the bike tour, but can always be reached on his cell phone 
Printed instructions and detailed maps for the daily bike tours; 1 set per cabin on arrival 
Daily coffee and tea on board till 4 p.m. 
Flights are additional

Twin Cabin Main Deck
From $1665 per adult share twin

Twin Cabin Upper Deck
From $1869 per adult share twin

Travel: Koblenz to Bad Wimpfen: 18 May, 13 Jul, 07 Sep 19 
Travel: Wimpfen to Koblenz: 25 May, 20 Jul, 14 Sep 19

Note: Add on a 7 Speed unisex bike from $131 or upgrade to an Electric bike from $309 per adult. Helmets are not available for hire. If you wish to wear one, please take one with you. It is not compulsory to wear one in Germany.

Highlights
• City of Worms with its famous cathedral
• Cycle through the Rhineland Massif, adorned by castles
• Heidelberg with its magnificent castle
• Wine tasting and dinner at a vineyard

Itinerary
Day 1: Koblenz

Board at 4 pm and spend the first night in Koblenz.

Day 2: Koblenz - Boppard | Boppard – Rüdesheim (30 km)
Sail downstream to Boppard in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. Cycle through the Lorely valley to Rüdesheim past many castles.

Day 3: Rüdesheim – Mainz (37 km)
Cycle to Mainz through the beautiful Rheingau and Eltville or on the quiet left bank. Visit Mainz’s many churches, museums and monuments.

Day 4: Mainz – Nierstein (17-26 km)
Morning cycle to Nierstein. After lunch take a vineyard tour by tractor wagon followed by a wine-tasting and dinner at the vineyard.

Day 5: Nierstein - Mannheim | Mannheim – Heidelberg (25 km)
Cruise past Worms to Mannheim then cycle via Ladenburg to Heidelberg, overlooked by a stunning castle. Enjoy a guided city walk.

Day 6: Heidelberg – Eberbach (38 km)

Cycle from Heidelberg via Ziegelhausen, through the Odenwald, to Neckar-steinach. Reach picturesque Eberbach, a nice old town with narrow streets.

Day 7: Eberbach – Bad Wimpfen (41 km)
Bike to Burg Hornsberg in Neckarzimmern. Bad Wimpfen, the destination of this tour, looks like a classic village of the Middle Ages.

Day 8: Bad Wimpfen

Disembark after breakfast.

You cycle at your own pace, self-guided - The tour guide on board will hold a daily briefing for your cycle tours, and 1 set of maps will be provided per cabin. The tour guide is contactable by mobile phone if you get lost or need assistance.

Tour can be taken in reverse. Please ask us for full itineraries and further details.


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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales to 31 Aug 19. Travel May-Sep 19 on set departures. Price is based on Bike & Boat tour 8 day/7 night. Bike hire is additional due to the different choices of bikes. Please ask us for other itineraries and prices. Prices are correct as at 24 Oct 18 and subject to change without notice and may vary due to currency exchange rates • All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation • Prices are per adult in NZ dollars based on payment by cash or cheque • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Specific booking conditions apply, please ask your House of Travel specialist for full details. We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking – ask your House of Travel specialist for information.  Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday. <WW>

Sale Period

Until 31 Aug 19

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