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Neckar, Rhine & Vines

A cycle tour through paradise

Along the German wine route you will cycle past the sweet fruits dangling temptingly from the trees, only a whisker away from tasting them. A truly heavenly landscape awaits you in the area between the Rhine, Neckar and wine route. The active holiday cyclist will get a feel for the areas culinary wealth. The locals are also very special, they long to tell anecdotes about their homeland and recite stories about the famous cathedral in Speyer. A bike trip through paradise!

Details of the cycle tour along the Rhein and the Neckar

The classic cycle tour sees you travel for eight days to the historic centre of Germany. The people are pleasant and hospitable, and love to make their guests feel welcome. Enjoy a glass of wine and chat about the history of the places along the German wine route. And the best: You just have to reach out your hand along the bike path to taste the fresh kiwis, figs and cherries. A paradise for every cyclist sitting in the saddle!

The highlights at a glance

  • Romantic vineyards: There are numerous shaded gardens along the German wine route to rest your tired feet. Whether Riesling, Grüner Veltliner, Chardonnay or Sauvingon blanc – wine connoisseurs will be in paradise!
  • Old imperial city of Worms: As far back as 1200, Worms was already world-renowned for its epic poetry. The famous ‘Nibelungenlied’ is still beloved today. Visit the Nibelungen Museum and immerse yourself in the world of Siegfried, Kriemhild and Co.

Useful information about the ‘Neckar, Rhine and Vines’ cycle tour

Your eight-day cycle through the southwest of Germany starts in Neustadt an der Winestraße. From then on the path follows the famous wine route. On the Rhine and the Neckar the route is completely flat, and on the wine route the profile is slightly hilly. It’ll be no problem for the experienced holiday cyclist! Every day you will travel between 40 and 60 kilometres on two wheels.

Holiday Cyclist

Holiday Cyclist
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour

Itinerary

Your holiday starts with a tour information meeting and bike fitting in the secret wine capital of Germany, where you can visit the city’s winding alleyways, mighty abbey church and the Elwedritschenbrunnen fountain.

hotel (example):

Hotel Panorama

The route will lead you through romantic wine villages with unique atmospheres. In the historic fortified city, Landau, you can visit the medieval market hall (Altes Kaufhaus) on the large main square (Rathausplatz) and enjoy the view of the Rhine Valley from the castle Landeck. At the end of today’s stage, we recommend visiting the Baroque palace, the historic Inn “Engel”, and the Westwall museum.

hotel (example):

Category A: Hotel Pfälzer Wald
Category B: Hotel Kurparkblick

Today, you will pass the wine gate in Schweigen and get to the Alsace city of Wissembourg with its former Benedictine abbey. You will enjoy a leisurely bike ride through the forest Bienwald and the valley Lautertal to the river Rhine. At the end of your tour, you will get to the impressive baroque residence in Rastatt.

hotel (example):

Category A: Hotel Schwert
Category B: Hotel Da Franco

After cycling a very nice part of the route along the river Rhine, you will get to the residential city of Karlsruhe with its castle and pyramid. Then, you will cycle through the largest nature reserve of the Pfalz region – the Hördter Rheinauen – and get to the former fortified city Germersheim.

hotel (example):

Hotel Germersheimer Hof

The river Rhine will take you to the imperial city of Speyer and its impressive cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The famous palace and palace garden in Schwetzingen are further highlights of the tour before you will end your day in Germany’s oldest university town.

hotel (example):

Category A: Hotel Qube
Category B: Hotel Ibis

Today, you will cycle along the river Neckar to Ladenburg, where you can trace two millennia of cultural history. In the old imperial city of Worms, you can visit the imperial cathedral of St Peter, the Luther memorial, or the largest Jewish cemetery in Europe.

hotel (example):

Category A: Dom-Hotel
Category B: Hotel Asgard

The route will take you to the northern part of the German wine road. The medieval village Neuleiningen as well as Freinsheim with its historic old town are worth a visit. In Bad Dürkheim you can visit the biggest wine barrel in the world and the large salt producing site at the spa park.

hotel (example):

Category A: Hotel Mercure
Category B: Hotel Marktschänke

On this short stage, you will have enough time to enjoy some wine on your way; for example, in the wine villages Wachenheim, Forst, and Deidesheim. Then, you will cycle via the region called “Balcony of the Pfalz” to the city where you started your tour - Neustadt an der Weinstraße.

hotel (example):

Hotel Panorama

Tour character

The routes along the rivers Rhine and Neckar are completely flat, without any climbs. Along the German wine route, you will find yourself on slightly hilly terrain. However, the routes we have chosen can be mastered even by less experienced cyclists.

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 21, 2018 - May 11, 2018
Sep 29, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018
daily
Season 2
Jun 23, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018
daily
Season 3
May 12, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
Aug 18, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018
daily
Neckar, Rhine & Vines, 8 days, cat. A, DE-PFRNR-08A
Base price
Surcharge single room
surcharge half board
Neckar, Rhine & Vines, 8 days, cat. B, DE-PFRNR-08B
Base price
Surcharge single room
surcharge half board
775,00
235,00
219,00
649,00
185,00
175,00
829,00
235,00
219,00
695,00
185,00
175,00
879,00
235,00
219,00
739,00
185,00
175,00

Kategorie A: 3*** und 4**** Hotels
Kategorie B: Hotels und Gasthöfe im 3*** Niveau

Season 1
Apr 21, 2018 - May 11, 2018
Sep 29, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018
Season 2
Jun 23, 2018 - Aug 17, 2018
Season 3
May 12, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
Aug 18, 2018 - Sep 28, 2018
Neustadt an der Weinstraße A comfort
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Neustadt an der Weinstraße B Standard
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Neustadt an der Weinstraße B Standard
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
75,00
110,00
55,00
90,00
55,00
90,00
75,00
110,00
55,00
90,00
55,00
90,00
75,00
110,00
55,00
90,00
55,00
90,00
Price
21-gear incl. rental bike insurance
7-gear incl. rental bike insurance
Electric bike incl. rental bike insurance
75,00
75,00
180,00

Our rental bikes

Services and infos

  • Accommodation in your selected hotel
  • Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
  • If half board is booked: every day a 3 course meal (if you booked Cat. B, sometimes your dinner may not be in your hotel)
  • Welcome briefing
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • EUROBIKE developed route
  • Detailed travel documents (route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • EUROBIKE signposting
  • GPS-data is available
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Neustadt an der Weinstraße train station
  • Karlsruhe or Baden-Baden airport
  • Cat. A: Free parking at the hotel or close to the hotel. Multi-storey car park costs € 8 per day, to be paid for at the time, no reservation necessary
  • Cat. B: Free parking at the hotel or close to the hotel. Multi-storey car park costs € 5 per day, to be paid for at the time, no reservation necessary
 

Please note

  • You can book an extra night for any day of your tour. Prices upon request!

Accomodations

Joscha Koob
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Joscha Koob, Customer Service

Ratings

4 of 5 Stars (1 Rating)
4 stars
Claus Carl DE | 05.06.2017
Neckar, Rhein & Reben
Unterkünfte in der gewählten Kategorie waren alle gut.Betreuung durch Eurobike-Service vor Ort sehr gut. Koffertransport optimal, Streckenführung durch Hinweis-Schilder E sehr hilfreich.
Eurofun Touristik GmbH answered:
Sehr geehrter Herr Carl, vielen herzlichen Dank für das positive Reisefeedback! Wir freuen uns sehr, dass Sie zufrieden mit Ihrer Radreise waren und begrüßen Sie gerne wieder als unseren Gast. Viele Grüße, Joscha

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