Cycling by the water

Cycle tours to cool off and enjoy

The lakes glisten, the sea roars and the rivers flow freely! Water of every kind has always fascinated people and exerts a special attraction. Looking at the endless ocean, the crystal-clear lakes or rivers evokes emotions such as freedom, enjoyment and tranquillity. On our cycle tours along the water, too, you can completely switch off and let the relaxed atmosphere take over. Literally immerse yourself in the beauty of each body of water.

Cycling tours by the water

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Discover Germany's waters

Germany's water diversity stretches across the entire country and presents itself as an Eldorado for cyclists. Whether lake, river or even sea, Germany has all kinds of water bodies to offer. Some of Germany's most famous and perhaps most beautiful lakes are hiding in Bavaria. However, if you don't like swimming and prefer to look at the water from a distance, we would recommend our cycle tours along the German rivers. What's missing now? That's right, a cycling holiday by the sea. Discover the Baltic Sea on your bike and let yourself be enchanted by northern Germany.

Munich Lakes Circuit

Nowhere else can you experience the Bavarian way of life better than on the Munich Lakes Circuit. Because here you get an insight into both the capital city of Munich and the natural paradise outside the city walls. Every kilometre holds new surprises, be it a crystal-clear lake, a moorland, a cultural sight or simply the delicious Bavarian cuisine. On this cycle tour along the water, you won't be able to stop being amazed.

Baltic Sea Cycle Path Lübeck - Flensburg

From the south of Germany, you now cycle on to the northern German Hanseatic city of Lübeck. From there you cycle the entire route from Lübeck to Flensburg along the beautiful Baltic Sea. You can look forward to charming old towns, nice fishing villages, impressive cultural treasures, delicious food and lots of nature. Let the healthy Baltic Sea breeze blow around your nose on this cycle tour and enjoy the unique natural scenery.

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Munich Lakes Tour

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Lübeck - Flensburg

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Moselle Cycle Path Trier - Koblenz

On this cycle route from Trier to Koblenz along the Moselle, you can choose from variants that offer everything a cyclist's heart desires. The classic seven-day cycle tour along the Moselle Cycle Path scores points for its combination of exercise, nature, culture and culinary delights. No wishes are left unfulfilled and there is definitely something for everyone.

Rhine Cycle Path Strasbourg - Mainz

With a total of more than 1,230 kilometres of cycling, the Rhine Cycle Path is one of the longest routes of all. On this cycle tour from Strasbourg to Mainz, you will explore 295 kilometres of it. But don't worry, this cross-border route is easy and without much of an incline. You will therefore have plenty of time and puff for sightseeing and enjoyment along the Rhine.

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Trier - Coblenz

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Strasbourg - Mainz

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Ship on Lake Wolfgang

Austrian water landscapes

From warm to refreshing: Austria's lakes have a lot to offer. Embedded in the most beautiful natural scenery with lush green trees on the shore, Austria's blue sparkling bathing lakes show their best side. And so it is that we Austrians don't really have to miss the sea in summer. By the way: Did you know that most lakes in this country are so clean that you can drink from them? But not only crystal-clear lakes await you in Austria, but also rivers like the beautiful Danube. So go ahead and discover Austria's waters by bike.

Ten Lakes Tour

185 lakes are waiting to be discovered in the province of Salzburg - sometimes smaller, sometimes larger, sometimes cooler, sometimes warmer. But they all have one thing in common: nestled in the beautiful panorama of Salzburg's Alpine foothills, they turn into a paradise for bathers in summer. On the Ten Lakes Tour you will discover ten picturesquely beautiful blue lakes in the province of Salzburg and the neighbouring Salzkammergut. Nature and culture lovers will get their money's worth here too, where even Empress Sissi resided.

Carinthian Lakes

Warm water, mild climate and almost Mediterranean lightness: Carinthia is always worth a visit! Situated on the southern side of the Alpine arc, you will find Austria's warmest province with its numerous lakes. The Carinthian Lakes cycle tour captivates with impressive views of the rugged mountain ranges of the Limestone Alps. The tour also has numerous cultural delights in store: Hochosterwitz Castle, for example, and cultural cities like Villach and Klagenfurt. And, of course, wonderful bathing spots. This is a great place to live!

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Ten Lakes & Sound of Music

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Carinthian Lakes

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Danube Cycle Path Passau - Vienna

The classic river cycle route is the Danube Cycle Path. This beautiful cycle path offers numerous exciting variations on cycle tours. The bestseller among the tours is the stage from Passau to Vienna. This section impresses with baroque towns, vineyards, cultural hotspots and a breathtaking natural spectacle. Finally, the federal capital Vienna awaits you with all its sights.

Innsbruck - Salzburg

This Innsbruck - Salzburg cycle tour is totally in keeping with our motto "Cycling on the water". From the beautiful capital in the Tyrolean mountains you cycle along four rivers, the Inn, Ziller, Salzach and Saalach, to the Mozart city of Salzburg. But that's not enough, the cycle route also includes a detour to Europe's largest waterfalls in Krimml. Cycling and water fun is guaranteed on this cycling tour!

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Danube-Cycle Path

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Innsbruck - Salzburg

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Boats on the Loire

"Cycling by the water" in France

Bon jour in France! During your cycle tour in France, you will get to know the country's landscape, culture and culinary delights better. And we are sure you will love everything about it. Above all, the breathtaking natural scenery will win you over with its vines, orchards, mountain landscapes, rivers and the Atlantic Ocean. And to make sure you don't miss any of this natural spectacle, we have the perfect individual cycle tours for you. So that you can fully concentrate on the beauty of the country, we will take care of your luggage transport on site.

Tours - Saint Nazaire

On this cycle tour from Tours to Saint Nazaire, not only the charming towns, the historic castles and the beautiful landscape are at your feet, but also the Atlantic Ocean as a crowning finale. There you can also take a plunge into the waves of the Atlantic. But beware, the ocean is considered very fresh here!

Lyon -Orange

275 kilometres lie ahead of you on our next cycle tour along the water from Lyon to Orange. On the well-maintained Rhône Cycle Path you cycle along the French lifeline, the river Rhône. You can look forward to magnificent cathedrals, spectacular museums and a beautiful, idyllic natural setting. Let yourself be carried away by the French flair!

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France

Loire Cycle Path: Tours - Saint Nazaire

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Lyon - Orange

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Boats in Portoferraio

Lake, sea or river - Italy has everything to offer

Close your eyes and think for a moment about a delicious pizza, a refreshing aperitivo, the fragrant cypresses, the sound of the sea on the coast and the crystal-clear lakes. Have we whetted your appetite for Italy? Then pack up your bike and head for Bella Italia! Lake Garda, the Adige and the sea are waiting for you. Discover Italy from a completely new perspective, namely on a cyce tour from your bike saddle.

Reschensee - Lake Garda

There is something for everyone on this unique cycle tour along the Adige River from the Reschensee to Lake Garda. You cycle through the wonderful South Tyrol to Lago di Garda. Delicious Italian specialities, home-grown wine, impressive cultural treasures and a Mediterranean landscape are among your daily companions.

Tuscan Coast

The next cycle tour on the Tuscan Coast is also characterised by water. Along the coast you cycle from the Leaning Tower in Pisa to the harbour town of Piombino. On the last day, we will take you by ferry to the island of Elba, where more breathtaking natural scenery awaits you. Look forward to culture, culinary delights and a beautiful ocean.

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Italy

Lake Reschen - Lake Garda

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Tuscany Coastline

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By bike to the sea

The calming sound of the sea, sand between your toes and a view of the endless ocean - a holiday by the sea reaches all your senses and has a positive effect on your physical and mental health. So off to the south you go! But it doesn't always have to be the typical holiday on the beach. Lots of food, lazing on the sun lounger and lots of splashing around. Why not get active while on holiday? Discover beautiful beaches, secluded bays and turquoise blue water on our cycle tours by the sea.

Madeira Round Trip

Lush green meadows as far as the eye can see, behind them the deep blue Atlantic: welcome to the flower island of Madeira! The island is a real cycling Mecca. Beautiful panoramic roads from mountainous to flat line the green island. A summer climate, exotic flora and fauna as well as paradisiacal beaches make the cycle tour perfect. On the Madeira Round Trip, you cycle almost all the way around the island and get to know both the coast and the interior.

Majorca's East Coast

Sport, sun, sea and beach combined in one trip - that's what the cycle tour "Majorca's East Coast" promises. On this tour based in one hotel, breathtaking day trips await you in the interior as well as on the coast of the Mediterranean island. Far away from mass tourism and parties, let yourself be surprised by the special features of the east coast. Rest and relaxation are guaranteed at Hotel Sabina.

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Portugal

Madeira circular tour

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Majorca East Coast, Hotel Sabina

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Sardinia

Are you looking for white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water? Then the Italian island of Sardinia, which is reminiscent of the Caribbean, is the right place for you! Since the entire route runs along the coast, you can enjoy the sound of the sea and the view of the endless ocean during the ride. And to cool down, the pleasantly warm Mediterranean Sea awaits.

Sicily Southeast

Treat yourself to some time off by the sea and immerse yourself in the attractive year-round destination of Sicily! The beautiful landscapes, the volcano Etna, the charming villages and the delicious Italian cuisine attract tourists from all over the world to this diverse Mediterranean island. On our cycling tour "Sicily Southeast" you will get to know this diversity and the Italian "dolce vita" better.

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Sardinia

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Sicily South East

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Bike & Boat

Bike & Boat

Which type of tour fits like a glove with the theme of "cycling on the water"? That's right, bike & boat! The special combination of adventure, sport, relaxation and comfort is what distinguishes the bike & boat tours. Another advantage is the floating hotel, which accompanies you during the day on your varied cycling tours from stage to stage. Find out more highlights about this special type of tour and start counting the days until you and your bike can finally step on board. Ahoy!

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