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Rhine, Ahr und Erft

The three rivers tour.

Your start this tour in Bonn, the city of Beethoven and mountains Siebengebirge are leading you along the romantic river Rhine. River Ahr flows into river Rhine and you continue through the valley of Ahrtal, which is a paradise for people who love red wine. We really recommend tasting the wine in one of the numerous Heuriger. You still follow the river Ahr to its spring in Blankenheim and afterwards you continue along river Erft which leads you through the Rhenish bay. On your way there are numerous palaces, fortresses and manors which want to be visited.

Medium

Medium
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided tour

Itinerary

Bonn is awaiting you with lots of places of interest.

Enjoy the views to mountains Siebengebirge and cycle along romantic river Rhine which inspired already numerous painters and poets. You should plan a stop in the city of Königswinter (beautiful promenade) and at Germany’s oldest cog railway which leads you up to the top of mountain Drachenfels.

You start into the valley of Ahrtal where the river flows into the Rhine. Pass the well-known Apollinaris spring before you reach the health resort of Bad Neuenahr. A visit of medieval city Ahrweiler with its still intact city wall is worth it. You cycle through small villages which are famous for its numerous wine festivals to Altenahr and surroundings.

Your tour leads you slightly uphill into the region of Nordeifel to the Ahr spring to Blankenheim, where you stay in your hotel. Enjoy your ride on disused railway tracks and through forests. We recommend making a detour into the nature park of valley Lemperstal – it is a highlight along the river Ahr bike path.

After a short stage you cycle downhill to the spring of river Erft which is located in Holzmülheim. You continue along the river to Bad Münstereifel where the medieval city centre awaits you with numerous museums and cafes. Along a few water mills you continue to Euskirchen where you stay overnight.

25 water palaces are awaiting you today; most of them are in a quite good condition! In Brühl you can visit the castle Augustusburg and the Mas-Ernst-Museum. Your destination for today will be Bonn.

Tour character

There is one stage to the spring of river Ehr; apart from that the route is flat. You cycle upstream along river Ahr, but there are no noteworthy altitudes in difference (300 metres along 40 km). You cycle on asphalted roads, country roads and side roads with less traffic. All bike paths are asphalted and signed. Bike tour is also for beginners. All bike paths are asphalted and signed. Bike tour is also for beginners.

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
Season 1
Apr 1, 2018 - Apr 14, 2018
Oct 7, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018
Sunday
Season 2
Apr 15, 2018 - Oct 6, 2018
Sunday
Rhine, Ahr and Erft, DE-RHRBB-07X
Base price
Surcharge single room
579,00
155,00
644,00
155,00
Season 1
Apr 1, 2018 - Apr 14, 2018
Oct 7, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018
Season 2
Apr 15, 2018 - Oct 6, 2018
Bonn
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
55,00
85,00
55,00
85,00
Price
Rental bike 21-gear
Rental bike 7-gear
Electric bike
75,00
75,00
175,00

Services and infos

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Brakfast buffet or extensive brakfast
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents
  • Service Hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Very good train connection to Bonn (central station); the starting hotel is situated just a few minutes by foot or with a short Tram ride from the arrival hotel.
  • parking at the hotel, approx. €8 - €10 per day, no reservation possible, to be paid at the time
 

Note

  • Minimum number of participants: 2 people
  • Special dates on request!
Joscha Koob
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Joscha Koob, Customer Service

Ratings

5 of 5 Stars (1 Rating)
5 stars
Jürgen Stöver DE | 16.07.2017
Dreiflüssetour
Die Tour führt durch eine landschaftlich eindrucksvolle Region und ist sehr zu empfehlen.
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