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Masuria

Land of 3.000 lakes.

Masuria is unbelievable beautiful: The country of 3.000 lakes and millions of white storks. Huge native forests and nature parks, wide heather plains and wonderful clean rivers and crystal clear lakes are part of the scenery, as are century old avenues. On the bicycle tour and during the extensive programme with boating, canoeing and many sightseeing tours you discover a country young at heart and the hospitality of the people living here. Be impressed by the unusually rich varieties of flora and fauna. Summer meadows gleaming in all possible colours catch your attention as well as the many bird species, first of all of course the “heraldic bird of Masuria”, the white stork. The people were very careful with the nature of the Masuria. So the home of the poets Siegfried Lenz and Ernst Wiechert is until now the green lung of Europe. Breathe deeply: welcome in Masuria.

Medium
Medium
  • 9 Days / 8 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
  • Minimum number of participants: 2
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Itinerary

At 7 PM welcome briefing with the tour guide.

After breakfast your city tour through Warsaw starts at 8.30 AM You visit the old city, Lazienki Park and the centre. Around 12 AM your bus transfer to Masuria starts (about 200 km). In the afternoon short bike trip to the birthplace of Ernst Wiecherst in Krutyn.

Your first cycling day introduces a part of the vast forest of the Johannisburg heather (Piska native forest) to Wojnowo, with the opportunity of visiting the Philippon monastery And Salon Marion Dönhoff in Galkowo.

Today we start with a kayak tour on the most beautiful river of Masuria, the river Krutynia (Guided group tour included, individual single tour optional). In the afternoon we cycle to Nikolaiken, our destination of today. You cycle through woodland paths and narrow streets along lonely woods and moorlands. Per ferry you will reach Nikolaiken (from June to September, single tour not included).

Today you cycle along the Masurian lakes around Nikolaiken. After a ferry ride on the river Rhein in the morning, you will cycle through pictorially villages and sewer back to Nikolaiken.

Today you cycle along the lake Rhein to Nakomiady. On the way to Rastenburg we recommend to visit the Masurian museum in Owczarnia (not included). Your overnight stay is in Rastenburg / surroundings.

In the beginning the tour brings you to Gierloz, where you can visit the wolf entrenchment (the former headquarter east – single tour not included). Afterwards you cycle to Sztynort (Steinort). Here you can visit the old ruin of the castle of the earls Lehndorff. In the afternoon you cycle in direction Lötzen/surrounding before you have a transfer to Mragowo/Sensburg.

In the morning you cycle to Swieta Lipka/Hl. Linde where the amazing baroque church is. Then you get to Rössel (Reszel) before you will continue to Mragowo/Sensburg where you will stay.

In the morning you go by bus transfer to Warsaw. Arrival is at about 11.30 AM.You have the possibility to visit the market place and the old town. Individual departure.

Tour character

The daily distances range between 15 and 60 km in partly hilly landscape. Mostly on country and forest lanes, sometimes even on cobbled surface. No knowledge required for participating in the canoe tour.

 

Prices and events

All data for 2020 at a glance
Place of arrival: Warsaw
  Season 1
09.05.2020 - 19.09.2020

Arrival Saturday
Masuria, 9 days, PL-MSRWW-09X
Base price
645.00
Surcharge single room 140.00

Category: guesthouses and 3*** hotels, 1 time 5***** hotel

Season 1
09.05.2020 - 19.09.2020
Arrival Saturday
Masuria, 9 days, PL-MSRWW-09X
Base price
Surcharge single room
645.00
140.00

Category: guesthouses and 3*** hotels, 1 time 5***** hotel

Season 1
May 9, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020
Warsaw
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Warsaw
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
60.00
78.00
60.00
78.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Warsaw
  Season 1
May 9, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020

Arrival Saturday
Warsaw
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 60.00
Extra night sgl/bb 78.00
Warsaw
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 60.00
Extra night sgl/bb 78.00
Filter
Rental bike 21-gear
Rental bike 7-gear
Electric bike
65.00
65.00
215.00

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • Overnights in double rooms with shower/WC
  • 7x 3-course dinner (1st day, in Warsaw overnight/BB)
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
  • City Tour in Warsaw
  • Bus transfer Warsaw – Masuria – Warsaw (incl. rental bike – surcharge own bike € 15,- once, on request)
  • Bus transfer Lötzen – Sesburg (incl. rental bike or own bike)
  • Ship journey –Nikolaiken - Ryn (incl. rental bike or own bike)
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Transfer from the airport or train station to the hotel on request
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Train station Warsaw
  • Airport Warsaw (Chopin/Modlin)
  • Guarded car parks near the hotel, about € 15,- a day. Reservation not possible and necessary, payable locally.

Things to note:

  • Where visitor’s tax is due, it is not included in the tour price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

Detailed information:

  • Available identification card is necessary
Kontakt & Buchung
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Ratings

4.7 of 5 Stars (6 Ratings)
5 stars
Marieluise L. DE | 26.07.2019
Ausgezeichnete Reise
Gute Räder, gute Hotels, nette Reiseleitung, Highlight war die Seenlandschaft.
Valerian Höfler
Valerian Höfler answered:
Vielen Dank, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen haben, uns diese Zeilen zu schreiben. Wir freuen uns über jedes einzelne Feedback unserer zufriedenen Gäste.
5 stars
Jürgen Hasselmann DE | 27.06.2019
Wunderbare Reise, jederzeit wieder!
Es war für uns eine sehr gut organisierte Reise, sehr abwechslungsreich und ein hervorragender Reiseleiter.
Valerian Höfler
Valerian Höfler answered:
Vielen Dank für dieses tolle Feedback zu dieser fantastischen Reise!
4 stars
Anke Albert DE | 22.09.2018
Very good tour
5 stars
Mike Shaw HK | 16.08.2018
Very well-organised tour suitable for all in beautiful surroundings
Leisurely cycling on flat terrain in the beautiful Masurian Lake District. Routes are varied in terms of surfaces and distances are capped at 65km a day. Some wonderful extra visits are included (at a price) e.g. museums, castles and canoeing, and others e.g. boat trip and guided tour of Old Warsaw. Accommodation is in well-run and cozy hotels in gorgeous lakeside surroundings, serving wonderful breakfasts and dinners. Tour guides are very helpful and fun. All round, a great trip.
Valerian Höfler
Valerian Höfler answered:
It seems that you had a wonderful holiday! Thanks a lot for you great feedback!
4 stars
Regina B. DE | 13.08.2018
Ein toller Aktivurlaub in schöner Natur
5 stars
Hartmut G. DE | 24.08.2017
Ausflug in Deutsche Geschichte
Eine bestens geplante und organisierte Tour durch den südlichen Teil des ehemaligen Ostpreußen

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