The adventure begins

First timers


The adventure begins

First timers bike tours

So you’re interested in your first bike tour? Congratulations!

Many of our clients tell us that bicycle touring has changed their lives and opened their eyes to a new and exciting type of travel.

We know it can be a bit daunting planning that first tour. Don’t worry! We’ll help get you started and point you in the right direction to make sure your first trip sets the stage for many more dream tours to come. In the meantime, we have some valuable tips on choosing, planning, and going on your first bike tour.

24 bike tours


Austria — Europe’s storybook

Lake Constance Bicycle Path

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany, Switzerland

6 nights
4.7/5 (58)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites

4.7/5 (58)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 799

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 18 -Oct 22, 2023

Description:
The Lake Constance cycle route is one of the most popular bicycle routes in Europe. On this tour you will cycle around the entire lake and get to know three countries and four islands (Reichenau, Mainau, Lindau and Werd). The main highlights are the…

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Tauern Bike Path (Krimml-Passau)

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.7/5 (19)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.7/5 (19)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1199

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 29-Oct 07, 2023

Description:
This route is named after a breathtaking mountain range. But you don't have to worry: You cycle through the valleys along the rivers “Salzach” and “Saalach.” The trail is mostly flat. The bike path has a decline of 750m from your starting point Krimml to…

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Danube Bike Path 7 Nights (Classic)

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.7/5 (62)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.7/5 (62)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 769

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 01- Oct 07, 2023

Description:
This is the classic version of the Danube Bike Path tour. For 5-star hotels in different towns along the way, please also see the Upscale Lodging version of this tour. Explore the paths along the blue Danube River just like the Romans, the legendary…

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Danube Family Tour 7 Nights

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.7/5 (20)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.7/5 (20)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1049

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 01 -Oct 07, 2023 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
This Danube Family Tour was designed especially for families. It offers shorter daily distances than the usual tour program. Hotels are family friendly and vary from an original family farm where children are allowed to assist in feeding the animals to a…

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Danube Waltz Bike and Boat Passau – Budapest – Passau

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia

7 nights
4.8/5 (8)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours

4.8/5 (8)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 999

Self-guided:
Sundays, MV Vivienne: Apr 30 – October 08, 2023. Saturdays, MV Swiss Crown: May 20, Jun 03, and Sep 2, 16, 2023.

Description:
By bike and boat from the "Bavarian Venice" directly into the heart of the famous and glamorous former K+K monarchy Austria/Hungary. You can look forward to three of Europes most charming capitals: Vienna, the metropolis of Waltz, Bratislava, the capital…

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Tauern Bike Path (Salzburg-Salzburg)

COUNTRY: Austria

7 nights
4.7/5 (10)
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.7/5 (10)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 849

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 29-Oct 07, 2023 (minimum 2 persons)

Description:
This route is named after a breathtaking mountain range. But you don't have to worry: You cycle through the valleys along the rivers "Salzach" and "Saalach." The trail is mostly flat, but nevertheless, you should have some basic condition. We have chosen…

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Salzburg to Vienna, Lakes Option

COUNTRY: Austria

7 nights
4.4/5 (16)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites

4.4/5 (16)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 699

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 29-Oct 21, 2023

Description:
Everybody knows them, the melodies of the "Serenade No. 13" and "The Blue Danube Waltz!" On this tour, you will start in Salzburg where Mozart was born, cycling straight through the beautiful hilly lake district of the Salzkammergut. Once you reach Linz…

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Danube Bike Path 8 Nights (Upscale Lodging)

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

8 nights
4.8/5 (49)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites

4.8/5 (49)
8 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1379

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 01-Oct 07, 2023 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
While most clients are more than pleased with our Classic tour, many have asked for a more upscale option. We're pleased to introduce Danube Bike Path: Upscale Lodging, which stays in the top hotels in each overnight stop along the way, primarily 4- and…

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Danube Impressions Bike and Boat Passau – Vienna – Passau

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.7/5 (21)
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

4.7/5 (21)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 899

Guided:
Jun 10, Jul 8, Sep 23, 2023

Self-guided:
Apr 29; May 27; Jun 10, 17, 24; Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Aug 19, 26; Sep 9, 23, 2023

Description:
It was in Passau that Sisi began her journey along the Danube as a young bride to Vienna, where she was eagerly awaited by her Emperor Franz. Follow in the footsteps of the Austrian empress by bicycle and on a nostalgia ship as you discover…

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Belgium — Small but mighty

Amsterdam – Bruges by Bike and Boat – Fluvius (and reverse)

COUNTRY: Belgium, Holland

7 nights
3.8/5 (4)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

3.8/5 (4)
7 nights

Guided from EUR € 1089

Self-guided:
From Amsterdam: Apr 16, 30; May 14, 28; Jun 11, 25; Jul 9, 23; Aug 6, 20; Sep 3, 17, 2023. From Bruges: Apr 23; May 7, 21; Jun 4, 18; Jul 2, 16, 30; Aug 13, 27; Sep 10, 24, 2023.

Description:
Some of the most beautiful cities of Flanders and Holland are highlighted during this tour: Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp and Amsterdam, where you can still feel the charm of days long gone. After embarkation, you will have plenty of time to discover Bruges…

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France — You had me at “bonjour”

Provence by Bike and Boat

COUNTRY: France

7 nights
4.8/5 (23)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours

4.8/5 (23)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1090

Guided:
From Avignon: Mar 25; Apr 8, 22; May 6, 20; Jun 3, 17; Jul 1, 15, 29; Aug 12, 26; Sep 9, 23; Oct 7, 21, 2023 From Aigues Mortes: Apr 1, 15, 29; May 13, 27; Jun 10, 24; Jul 8, 22; Aug 5, 19; Sep 2, 16, 30; Oct 14, 2023

Self-guided:
From Avignon: Mar 25; Apr 8, 22; May 6, 20; Jun 3, 17; Jul 1, 15, 29; Aug 12, 26; Sep 9, 23; Oct 7, 21, 2023 From Aigues Mortes: Apr 1, 15, 29; May 13, 27; Jun 10, 24; Jul 8, 22; Aug 5, 19; Sep 2, 16, 30; Oct 14, 2023

Description:
This spectacular bike and boat tour will take you through the wild Camargue nature, where you'll see its bulls and horses: from the medieval fortress of Aigues Mortes you’ll cycle comfortably on towards Arles. Following this portion of the ride, you’ll…

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Germany — Bike paths and fairytale castles

Rhine Bike Path: Mainz to Cologne

COUNTRY: Germany

6 nights
4.6/5 (23)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.6/5 (23)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 581

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 8-Oct 14, 2023

Description:
Please note that the Bikeline (cycling guide with maps and local information) for this tour is not available in English (German only). You will still receive directions and other tour documents in English, and the bike path is well marked. The Rhine bike…

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Mosel and Saar by Bike and Boat

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
4.7/5 (23)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Client favorites Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Client favorites Bike and boat tours

4.7/5 (23)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 999

Self-guided:
From Koblenz: May 20; Aug 12, 26; Sep 09, 23, 2023 From Saarburg: May 13, 27; Aug 19; Sep 02, 16, 30, 2023

Description:
Travel by bicycle and ship: a unique concept, where a bike holiday and a journey on a comfortable ship are combined. Cycling cruises are ideal for those who like to cycle during the day and explore beautiful areas, without giving up a comfortable way of…

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Romantic Road and Bavarian Lakes

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
4.3/5 (6)
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours

4.3/5 (6)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 949

Self-guided:
Saturdays and Sundays: Apr 08-Oct 07, 2023

Description:
When it comes to the area of the Bavarian lakes – the Upper Bavarian alpine upland – many cyclists think happily of pastures and lakes, traditions and leather trousers, beer and liver dumplings. And you will not be disappointed! Lovely landscapes and…

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Cycling the Altmuehl Valley, Round-Trip from Regensburg

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
4.2/5 (9)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.2/5 (9)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 699

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 09 - October 15, 2023

Description:
This tour combines the most beautiful section of the Altmuhl Valley and the Danube and the lesser known Wellheimer Tal, which the original Danube created. Two boat trips enable you to enjoy the scenery from the water. The medieval towns of Regensburg…

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Holland — Bike-friendly haven

Best of Holland Family Tour

COUNTRY: Holland

6 nights
5/5 (3)
Rider Level: Leisure Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

5/5 (3)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1157

Self-guided:
May 1 - Oct 01, 2023 (minimum of 2 participants)

Description:
This tour has been put together specifically for families! The days offer mostly flat cycling, beautiful, peaceful landscapes, and varied activities for children. If you wish, you may add additional days into this program as rest days to explore the…

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Amsterdam to Bruges: Cycling through South Holland and Zeeland

COUNTRY: Belgium, Holland

6 nights
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Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours

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6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1657

Self-guided:
Daily, except Mondays: May 15- Oct 01, 2023 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
One of the most popular rides in the Netherlands and Belgium is the ride from Amsterdam to Bruges. By a hotel based version of this classic ride you can discover all interesting highlights along the route. The stops are all in very interesting old…

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Holland by Bike and Boat, Southern Tour

COUNTRY: Holland

7 nights
4.4/5 (7)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

4.4/5 (7)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 739

Self-guided:
Saturday departures, Mar 28 - Oct 15, 2023

Description:
It doesn't get any better than this tour on board the De Amsterdam. Not only will you get the chance to visit a number of famous Dutch cities, but you will also uncover another side of Holland as you cycle through the countryside – the country's "Green…

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Best of Holland South: Canals, Windmills, and Historic Towns

COUNTRY: Holland

5 nights
4.8/5 (9)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours

4.8/5 (9)
5 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1094

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 25-Oct 1, 2023 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
The history of the old Dutch cities is admirable. Many cities were started as army posts of the Roman empire. They survived floods, destroying fires, wars and modern architecture. Today's past is still present in some smaller Dutch towns such as Utrecht…

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Holland by Bike and Boat, Northern Tour

COUNTRY: Holland

7 nights
4.7/5 (3)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

4.7/5 (3)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 689

Self-guided:
Saturday departures, April – October, 2023.

Description:
Nowhere else in the world will you find an area as fascinating to explore as the Dutch Provinces of North Holland and Friesland, two areas rich in tradition, full of romantic fishing and harbor villages, picturesque lakes and expansive North Sea vistas.

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Best of Holland North: Dutch Villages, Landscapes, and the Keukenhof

COUNTRY: Holland

5 nights
5/5 (6)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours

5/5 (6)
5 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1095

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 25-Oct 1, 2023 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
We present a balanced, individual tour. Not only along historic towns as Amersfoort, Haarlem, and Leiden but also a relaxing route through many quaint and historic villages in the Amsterdam area. In the flower blooming season (April-mid May) this bicycle…

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Hungary — A hidden gem

Wine and Bike in Hungary’s Balaton Uplands

COUNTRY: Hungary

7 nights
4.8/5 (18)
Rider Level: Recreational Client favorites
Rider Level: Recreational Client favorites

4.8/5 (18)
7 nights

Guided from EUR € 1590
Self guided from EUR € 1150

Guided:
Daily, upon request: Apr 1-Sep 30, 2022 (minimum 8 participants)

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 1-Sep 30, 2022 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
Replace your beach umbrella with a shaded forest pathway, and explore the romantic Hungarian countryside first-hand. Riding through Hungary's Balaton Uplands on a bicycle allows you to experience the area as a native, not just a tourist. Discover extinct…

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Italy — Enlighten the senses

Bicycle Paths of the Dolomites (based in one hotel)

COUNTRY: Italy

6 nights
4.5/5 (4)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.5/5 (4)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 899

Self-guided:
Daily: May 27- Aug 02, 2023, Aug 21, 2023- Sep 23, 2023 (minimum 2 persons)

Description:
At the foot of the Dolomites you cycle without meeting steep inclines, along well-built valley cycle paths, among which are also the classic "Toblach/Dobbiaco – Lienz" and the "Drava/Drau bicycle path." The Lake Toblach, the view to the Drei Zinnen or…

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Spain — Sun & sangria, por favor

Greenways of Girona Family Tour 5 Nights

COUNTRY: Spain

5 nights
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Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

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5 nights

Self guided from EUR € 595

Self-guided:
Daily, upon request: Mar 1-Oct 31, 2023

Description:
Bike tour along the Girona Greenways, divided in shorter rides to make an ideal trip for families with children. The tour is plenty of different pretty spots to discover with the kids such as volcanic areas, forests and river marshes. In Girona there is…

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