Bike and boat 2019

Plan your 2019 bike and boat tour now!

With Eurobike you can enjoy a perfectly organised bike and boat tour while on a fantastic holiday. What’s more, you can stay in a floating hotel! Our 2019 season is already underway and we’ve planned lots of incredible bike and boat tours for you to experience. Book your place on board early to enjoy our cycling holidays with a difference! Our customer adviser Angelika Spindler is ready to answer your questions about our 2019 dates and prices. Below you can read an overview of our ships, cycle tours and see what’s new for 2019. We hope you enjoy planning your bike and boat holiday!

Information and news on selected bike and boat trips for 2019

The Danube cycle path by bike and boat

MS Normandie:

Departs every Monday from April until October 2019

MS Carissima:

MS Primadonna:

MS Arlene II

Departs every Monday from May until September 2019

MS Normandie
Tour character
Easy
(5)
Austria

Passau - Vienna - Passau, MS Normandie

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Travelling by bike & boat is particularly popular amongst cyclists. On this holiday, enjoy the wonderful nature along the River Danube by bike whilst being accompanied by your "floating hotel" - the MS Normandie. On this bike & boat holiday, you travel from Passau, the 3 river city, via Upper and Lower Austria all the way to Vienna and back. Enjoy the impressive Danube landscape whilst treating yourself to the many regional specialities as well as the quality Wachau wine. Try the hearty dumplings or the light and sweet 'Most' (apple wine). After a leisurely cycle tour along the Danube, you will arrive in Vienna, a cosmopolitan city. In 2016 Vienna was selected for the sixth time in a row as the best city to live in worldwide.  Cosmopolitan City and a Centre of Music: In three-four time through Vienna There are numerous attractions for you to explore on a city tour by bike. Dive into the long forgotten Habsburg Empire and visit some of the 177 palaces. Historical stately buildings like the gothic style St. Stephen's cathedral, the Imperial Palace, the art nouveau of the Secession building, the famous baroque Schönbrunn palace, town hall and the natural history and art museum are all sites where you can sense the former empire's flair.  In the global capital of music, you can expect a diverse cultural offer ranging from Waltz, light opera and opera to musicals or symphony concerts. You are sure to find somewhere to relax in one of the cosy coffee houses or at the "Wiener Prater", perhaps on its famous and huge giant wheel. Viennese food offers true culinary delights. You sure can round off your bike tour with lots of specialities.  Having packed everything up including all your memories, you get back on board the lovely middle-class boat MS Normandie. You head back into the nature where you can enjoy the enchanting landscape such as the Donau Schlinge and the Wachau. Have a cup of Viennesse coffee in the ship's cosy panorama salon or enjoy some tasty food in the restaurant on the main deck.             
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Tour character
Easy
Austria

Passau - Budapest - Passau, MS Arlene II

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Where world heritage meets Waltz and Hungarian history. On this bike and boat journey from Passau to Budapest and back you will experience vibrant cities, vineyards and world famous sights. Find yourself surrounded by new cultural charms and experiences every day! You will start your eight-day journey aboard the newly converted MS Arkona, sailing on the beautiful blue Danube. The journey meanders from Passau to Linz, though the world-famous ‘Schlögener Schlinge’ (the impressive moment the river loops back on itself) in the Wachau and waltzes on to Vienna. It continues on to the ‘Danube Bend’ at Visegrád then to Budapest. Cultural experiences are everywhere! Details of the bike and boat tour along the Danube to Budapest Empress Elizabeth of Austria is omnipresent during this combined trip on the Danube, whether in beautiful Vienna or in historic Budapest - where she was once crowned Empress. The MS Arkona takes you to the most famous cities along the Danube. Sample ‘an Achterl’ of wine (1/8 of a litre) among the vines in the Wachau or a Sachertorte with a punch in Vienna – culinary temptations span as far as the eye can see! Further on, the route plan takes in: Budapest, Devin and Bratislava. Cities brimming with history and quaint urban centres just begging to be explored. Highlights at a glance MS Arlene II: The ship was completely renovated in the winter of 2017/18. A modern and elegant atmosphere provides the perfect retreat after a day’s cycling. On the upper deck is a lounge with a cosy restaurant. It’s the ideal spot to enjoy the evening breeze or sip a cocktail or two. National monument in Devin: The Devin Castle in Bratislava is an imposing fortress perched on the rock face where the March and the Danube meet. The magnificent view is certainly worth a visit! Useful information about the cycle tour along the Danube On the eight-day bike and boat tour, you will not only experience culture, but also the spectacular landscapes of the Danube valley. The route runs alongside the well-developed Danube cycle path over flat terrain. For each section of the route, you can cycle comfortably for 25 to 55 kilometres. This combined trip is perfect for beginners or occasional cyclists. Don’t have your own set of wheels? No problem, you can rent one from Eurobike. The experienced team will give you a bike according to your height, weight and personal preferences and you’re ready to go!
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Danube Delta

MS Theodor Körner:

Flosshotel:

Departs every Saturday from May until September 2019

MS Sir Winston

Bike and boat through Holland

MS Sir Winston:

Departs every Saturday from April until October 2019

MS Serena:

Departs every Saturday from April until October 2019

MS Olympia:

Departs every Saturday from June until September 2019

MS Serena
Tour character
Easy
(9)
Netherlands

Northern Holland and Friesland, MS Serena

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Your cycle tour through the land of windmills, sand dunes and tulip fields starts with Eurobike. With the MS Serena you sail in North Holland between the North Sea, Wadden Sea and Ijsselmeer. Every time you land, you hop onto the saddle and discover the varied and fascinating landscapes and distinctive villages. You and your bike will be surrounded by fields, tranquillity and the gentle sounds of the sea. Already convinced? Then read more details now! Details of the bike and boat tour through North Holland You spend seven nights on the MS Serena, which bypasses the bays of the stormy North Sea. The starting point is the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam. From there the ship will take you to Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Lemmer, up to the sunny island of Texel and back to the starting point in Amsterdam. You will be spoiled for choice for six days. You can hop onto the saddle and admire the landscape of Sint Marrtensvoltbrug and Alkmaar. Alternative: shorten the route with the MS Serena. It is up to you! Tip: From April to September, it is worth visiting the cheese market in Alkmaar! Collect memories and shoot photos of grazing sheep, spinning windmills and buy typical Dutch ‘Klompen’ on a market stand. Highlights of the bike and boat tour at a glance: ‘Woudagemaal’ steam pumping station: This is the largest and only operational steam pumping station in the village of Tacozijl. The plant architecture is also well worth seeing! Sunny island of Texel: Nowhere in Holland does the sun shine more often than on the Dutch North Sea island. So be sure to pack the sunscreen. Useful information about the bike and boat tour to the IJsselmeer and the North Sea beaches Aboard the MS Serena you sail for eight days on the IJsselmeer to the idyllic North Sea beaches. The ship offers 50 cabins, an air-conditioned restaurant and decks that are great for taking a nap in the sun. After arriving in Amsterdam, you cycle between 20 and 60 kilometres per day on flat paths surrounded by water, dikes and dunes. A relaxing cycle tour for the hobby cyclist who appreciates the peace and space of nature. This combined bike and boat tour takes you to remote areas and picturesque fishing villages in the land of windmills – Holland.
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Windmills

Flanders, Belgium and Holland by bike and boat

MS Fluvius:

Advance information: Departs every Saturday from April until September 2019

MS Gandalf:

Moselle & Saar

MS Patria:

Departs every Saturday from April until October 2019

Rhine & Neckar

MS Patria:

Departs every Saturday from May until September 2019

MS Princess

Usedom & Rügen by bike & boat

MS Princess:

Departs every Saturday from June until August 2019

Cyclists

Rhine and The Neckar

MS Arkona (replacing MS Arlene II for 2019):

Departs every Saturday from May until August 2019

Departs every Saturday from May until July 2019

Departs every Saturday in June and August 2019

Prague, Charles Bridge

Czech Republic by bike and boat

MS Florentina:

Departs every Saturday from July until August 2019

New ships for 2019

This year one new floating hotel has joined the programme
MS Olympia Kabine
MS Olympia Badezimmer
MS Olympia Bar

MS Olympia

The cosy MS Olympia was renovated in 2015/2016 and offers comfortable feel-good surroundings and a relaxing ambiance. The ship can accommodate 95 passengers. All 47 twin cabins and the two single cabins on the top and upper deck are exterior cabins and comfortably furnished.  The panoramic windows of the cabins can be opened. Other equipment: shower/WC, flat screen TV, safe, minibar and air conditioning. On the upper deck passengers can find the reception and an inviting saloon bar. The restaurant can be found on the main deck, where you can enjoy the culinary delights on offer. The generously sized sun deck provides enough space to take in the passing landscape from your deckchair.  Look forward to meeting nice people, interesting routes and whiling away pleasant hours on board.

Cycling and Sailing 2019

Mare Fan Fryslan, Waren Fan Fryslan and Leafde Fan Fryslan:

 Departing every Saturday from May until September 2019