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The most popular bike & boat tours

Experience the charming blend of activity and relaxation.
Cyclist on cycle path next to the Danube

Traveling by bike & boat is truly one of the best ways to explore. Each day, you'll uncover fascinating landscapes, new cities, and the most beautiful sights and while you ride, the boat follows along. Once you reach your destination, you can relax on the sun deck, soaking up the last rays of the day, before indulging in a delicious dinner.

Curious? Then cast off and set sail with us!

Cyclist on cycle path next to the Danube

Total relaxation aboard the floating hotel

Even on a bike & boat tour, you won't have to sacrifice the comfort you're used to. Each of our ships varies in terms of comfort and amenities, but one thing is certain: they all offer a consistent standard of performance and excellent service. The crew will ensure you have a pleasant and unforgettable stay.

The restaurant will spoil you with fine cuisine throughout your travels, starting in the morning with a hearty breakfast to prepare you for the day ahead. In the afternoon, enjoy coffee and cake, followed by a delicious three-course dinner in the evening. The best way to end your day is with a drink at the bar.

A typical day during the vacation

Would you like to know what a typical day on a bike & boat tour looks like? Here is a concise overview of the daily routine.

The day starts with a hearty breakfast on board. Fresh pastries, muesli, fruit, cheese, and various cold cuts will delight your taste buds. Additionally, you can have a packed lunch prepared for you to enjoy during the bike tour.

With a freshly fortified start, the day's cycling is much more enjoyable. During your tour, you'll discover charming landscapes and exciting sights. The daily stages range from 15 to 60 kilometers and mainly traverse flat terrain, providing ideal conditions for pleasurable bike ride.

Would you prefer to take a break and spend the day on board? That's no problem either. Enjoy relaxing hours on the sun deck, let the crew pamper you, or explore the area on foot.

two people have breakfast on the boat

The most beautiful bike & boat tours in Germany

Germany is undoubtedly one of the most diverse destinations for bike and boat tours. Whether you prefer a cruise on one of the numerous navigable rivers or opt for the rugged coasts of northern Germany, the choice is yours.

The cycling network is correspondingly well-developed. Explore the most beautiful regions of Germany by bike on picturesque river cycling paths, such as the Moselle Cycle Path. Let yourself be enchanted by the dreamy landscapes along the Moselle and Saar rivers, with beautiful half-timbered houses and vineyards. The Main Cycle Path, the Rhine Cycle Path, and the Danube Cycle Path also promise to delight. 

The north of Germany will appeal to you if you love sophisticated cities, romantic coastlines, enchanting islands, and seafood. Is there anything better than exploring cities like Szczecin, Stralsund, or the island of Rügen by bicycle?

Two cyclists on the blue Danube

The most picturesque tours by bike & boat in Holland and Belgium

Belgium and Holland are perfect for a bike & boat tour. Cycling in the Netherlands transcends mere hobby or transportation—it's a way of life. Rain or shine, the Dutch are avid cyclists. Since the 1970s, cycling has surged in popularity, shaping urban planning accordingly. A comprehensive network of cycle paths spanning approximately 37,000 kilometers guides you through Holland's stunning landscapes, from blooming tulip fields to encounters with friendly locals along the way.

Belgium may be less renowned as a traditional cycling destination, but it is no less beautiful. Discover picturesque towns with historic buildings, rural landscapes with untouched nature, the rugged North Sea coast, and cultural highlights. Moreover, the waterways throughout the Benelux region are of significant importance, paralleling the importance of land connections. This dual network makes cycling and boating particularly appealing in these countries.

Amsterdam tulips
Tulips in Holland


Allow us to recommend a special tour: The Netherland Tulip Tour. Embark on the MS Fluvius and journey to Holland's vibrant tulip hotspots during their peak bloom. Experience unforgettable days on board and discover Amsterdam, Europe's most compact metropolis. Explore the charming canals, visit numerous museums, and indulge in the city's renowned cafes—each adding to Amsterdam's undeniable allure.

The tulip bloom begins at the end of March and lasts until mid-May. By mid-April, the flowers are at their most stunning, displaying their full glory. At the renowned Keukenhof flower park, spanning 32 hectares, over seven million flower bulbs burst into bloom, creating a breathtaking spectacle.

It pays to be quick, because this tour is highly popular with our guests.

The most beautiful bike & boat tours in Austria

Discover in Austria one of Europe's most beautiful landscapes on your journey from Passau to Vienna, and even further to Budapest. Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the Schlögener Schlinge, where the Danube in Upper Austria forms two intertwined headlands.

The enchanting Wachau Valley is an experience for all the senses. The serene vineyards adorned with the ruins of Dürnstein, Aggstein, and Melk Abbey will captivate you. Indulge in the renowned Wachau apricots or savor excellent wines at one of the many wine taverns along the route.

Vienna, the capital of Austria, still exudes much of its former grandeur as the heart of the Danube Monarchy. Take a leisurely stroll along the famous Ringstrasse, passing iconic landmarks such as the State Opera, Parliament, City Hall, Burgtheater, Natural History Museum, and Art History Museum, among others. Don't miss the opportunity to visit St. Stephen's Cathedral or indulge in the renowned Sacher Torte at Café Sacher. Relax at Café Prückel or Café Hawelka, known for its famous Buchteln immortalized by Georg Danzer's song. For entertainment, visit the Vienna Prater with its array of amusement rides.

Cyclists on the Danube enjoy the view of Melk Abbey
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