Merlijn

Merlijn

12 cabins / 2 decks

Pronounced “Mer-line," this beautiful boat boasts 12 luxurious cabins with two comfortable beds that can be pushed together or separated. The lounge is comfortably furnished in a modern style with a restaurant area and lounge near the bar. You can enjoy fresh air, water, and nature in all weather on the sun deck. The entire ship is climate controlled and you can adjust the temperature in your own cabin.

A fully stocked bar offers all kinds of local and international specialties. The cuisine onboard is a delight, prepared in a galley equipped with modern appliances. The chef not only provides you with breakfast but will also prepare a packed lunch for you to enjoy on the road. A lunch is also served on board for anyone not participating in the cycling. We can accommodate almost any dietary need.

  • Merlijn lower deck
  • Lounge area
  • Bar
  • Appel strudel
  • Front terrace
  • Antipasti Coppa di Parma with Buffalo Mozzarella
  • Restaurant
  • Boeuf Bourguinon
  • Double bed configuration
  • Twin bed configuration
  • Private bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Twin bed configuration

Facts

  • Year of construction: 1930
  • Renovation: 2002
  • Flag: Dutch
  • Length: 50m / 164ft
  • Width: 6.8m / 22 ft
  • Draught: -1.40m / 4.6ft
  • Passengers: 24
  • Crew: 8
  • Number of cabins: 12
  • Wi-Fi: Complimentary WiFi on board throughout entire ship
  • Languages on board: English
  • Payment accepted: Cash, Debit cards, Credit cards (no American Express)
  • Currency on board: Euro

Boat overview

  • Sundeck (40 m²)
  • Bar, lounge and dining area; Lounge covering (90 m²)
  • Climate control throughout entire ship (including individual cc in cabins)
  • Free Hot drinks machine (Unlimited coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water during the cruise)
  • Water on board is drinkable. Unlimited cooled tap water provided. Bottled water available to purchase at the bar.
  • Special Diet Requests: The boat is able to accommodate vegetarian, gluten-free and dairy-free at no extra charge. Vegan diets can also be accommodated, a €50 per person per week surcharge will be applied. Diets need to be requested with your booking.
  • Daily cabin cleaning
  • Laundry service available for €6.50 per kilo

Cabin features

  • All cabins equipped with high quality air bed mattresses featuring adjustable firmness control, an ensuite bathroom (shower and toilet); individual air conditioning/climate control; fixed portholes, desk, wardrobe closet, extra storage space underneath beds, mini-safe, hairdryer; Supply of bedding, towels, facial tissues, 2-in-1 shampoo/conditioner, and soap; 220V
  • Upper deck
    • Sundeck, lounge & restaurant
    • Terrace & wheelhouse
  • Main Deck
    • 14 cabins: (cabin size 11 m²)
      • 12 luxurious passenger cabins (6 cabins located in the front corridor and 8 cabins in the aft)
      • 2 crew member cabins.

*Cabins have two comfortable airbeds, beds (90 x 200 cm) that can be pushed together or separated. *


Merlijn’s layout

Upper deck, Merlijn


Bike tours sailing on Merlijn

Holland's Tulip Fields and Historic Towns

COUNTRY: Holland

6 nights
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Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours

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6 nights

Guided from EUR € 1650

Guided:
Apr 1, 2023

Description:
There is nothing quite like Holland during Tulip Season, and this seven-day bike and boat tour allows you to experience it all! You'll visit the Keukenhof, also known as the Garden of Europe and one of the world's largest flower gardens, in addition to…

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Northern Bavaria: Bike and Boat the Main River

COUNTRY: Germany

6 nights
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Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours

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6 nights

Guided from EUR € 1650

Guided:
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023

Description:
What can be better than cycling on a designated bike path through northern Bavaria in Germany? Adding a lovely boat for your accommodation! Now, you have perfection. Your bike and river cruise features the beautiful Regnitz Valley in the region of…

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The Altmühl Valley and Danube River

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
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Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

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7 nights

Guided from EUR € 1740

Guided:
Aug 05; Sep 16, 2023

Description:
Normally, the powerful currents of the Danube River require large boats and thus larger group sizes. However, the small but mighty Merlijn is the exception! With just 12 cabins, this bike and boat tour is the ultimate small-group experience. You will…

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Three River Bike & Barge - Rhine, Moselle, and Saar

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
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Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours Bike and boat tours

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7 nights

Guided from EUR € 1740

Guided:
Oct 7, 2023

Description:
Europe's rivers have been crucial for many human settlements as important sources of water and means of transportation. On this bike and boat tour, you'll travel on three of the most famous ones. You'll cycle between Mainz and Merzig, two quintessential…

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Tulip Tour between Amsterdam and Bruges

COUNTRY: Holland

10 nights
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Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Bike and boat tours

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10 nights

Guided from EUR € 2475

Description:
One week is simply too short a time to fully enjoy Holland and Belgium, especially during the tulip season. The solution? An 11-day tour! This longer bike and boat tour still features all of the favorites: Amsterdam, Holland's bustling capital, Bruges…

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