Cultural Tours by boat and bike

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Take a dive into the cultural highlights of Europe

Cultural delights, spectacular historical landmarks, cycling routes that meander through picturesque landscapes and delicious meals waiting for you on board. We’ve got it all covered.

Our luxury barges will carry you along surging rivers and winding canals to discover the most breathtaking sites all over Europe. All you need to do is enjoy the view. Our expert tour leaders will make sure you’re on the right track, guiding you on beautiful cycling routes full of spectacular scenery and cultural riches.

Cultural Tours

All tours
Milazzo Round tour.
Sicily + Aeolian Islands The heart of the Mediterranean sea

In the heart of the Mediterranean Sea

Visit 5 Aeolian Islands

Explore UNESCO World Heritage landscapes

Barge with max. 12 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8, 11 days
5 stars
3 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 2 Difficulty level 2
Amsterdam Round tour.
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Southern Tour of Holland Cities and countryside

Bike through the Green Heart of Holland

Historical cities Amsterdam & Rotterdam

Kinderdijk’s windmills & Zaanse Schans

Ships with max. 112 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
5 stars
88 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Independent cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Volendam harbour
Amsterdam Round tour.
North Holland landscapes and seascapes A breath of fresh air along the Dutch coast

North Holland’s flat landscapes

Beautiful beaches of Texel Island

Quaint harbor villages incl. Enkhuizen

Boutique ship with max. 24 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
5 stars
2 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Paris One way tour. Possible in both directions. Montargis
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Paris - Montargis or Montargis - Paris Royal splendor of the Seine Valley

Bike in the Forest of Fontainebleau

Royal history of Fontainebleau Castle

Impressionist Barbizon & Moret-sur-Loing

Barge with max. 20 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
5 stars
34 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 2 Difficulty level 2
Amsterdam One way tour. Possible in both directions. Bruges
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Amsterdam - Bruges Premium Discover the best of Holland & Flanders

Colorful Holland & Flanders bike tours

World-famous Amsterdam, Antwerp & Bruges

Enjoy a romantic canal trip in Ghent

Barges with 20 to max. 40 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
5 stars
306 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Amsterdam One way tour. Possible in both directions. Maastricht
Amsterdam – Maastricht or Maastricht – Amsterdam Discover Dutch rivers

Discover magical green river landscapes

Historical cities Utrecht & Maastricht

Vibrant Limburg province hospitality

Barges with max. 20 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
4 stars
37 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Cochem One way tour. Possible in both directions. Metz
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Cochem - Metz or Metz - Cochem Premium Fine German wines and rich Roman history

Gentle vineyard biking in 3 countries

Learn about Roman history in Trier

Taste the region’s fine Riesling wines

Barge with max. 31 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8, 9 days
5 stars
69 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Amsterdam Round tour.
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Historic Hanseatic cities - Guided Beautiful landscape, historical towns

Bike along the Rhine & IJssel

Visit fascinating Hanseatic cities

Learn about the lovely reclaimed polderlands

Premium barges with max. 20 – 40 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
4 stars
13 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Aschaffenburg
Cochem One way tour. Possible in both directions. Aschaffenburg
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Cochem - Aschaffenburg Along the Mosel, Rhine & Main rivers

Explore three beautiful rivers by bike

Taste fine regional wines

Visit medieval castle Burg Eltz

Ship with max. 31 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Friesland
Enkhuizen Round tour.
Discover Friesland Along the coast and through the Inland

Discover the unique nature of Friesland

Small historic cities and wide views

UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wadden Sea

Small ship with max. 24 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
5 stars
10 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Independent cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Amsterdam One way tour. Possible in both directions. Bruges
The Best of Holland and Belgium From Amsterdam or from Bruges

Holland & Flanders countryside cycling

World-famous Amsterdam, Ghent & Bruges

Visit the windmills at Kinderdijk

Ships with max. 68 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
5 stars
94 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Independent cycling Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Copenhagen Round tour.
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Denmark and Sweden Beautiful areas and cities around the Øresund

Visit Copenhagen and Malmö, among others

Helsingborg and Landskrona, the islands of Ven and Møn

Guided cycling tours, international group

Three-masted sailing ship with max. 32 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 3 Difficulty level 3
Passau Round tour.
Passau - Budapest - Passau Highlights of 4 Danube countries

Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary

Day of rest & exploration in Budapest

Around 200 km / 147 miles

Ships with max. 150 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 8 days
4 stars
68 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Independent cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Paris One way tour. Possible in both directions. Epernay
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Paris - Epernay or Epernay - Paris | Champagne Enjoy the great Champagne region

E-Bike tour the Champagne area’s rolling hills

Famous champagne cellars in Epernay

Paris, a must-see for Europe visitors

Barge with max. 24 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 7 days
5 stars
12 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 2 Difficulty level 2
Amsterdam One way tour. Possible in both directions. Bruges
Amsterdam - Bruges or Bruges - Amsterdam Relax Take time to explore Holland & Flanders

Colorful Holland & Flanders bike tours

World-famous Amsterdam & Ghent

Extra time to relax in Antwerp & Bruges

Barge with max. 20 passengers

Duration of the tour.
tijd2 Created with Sketch. 11 days
5 stars
10 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1

Dutch and Flemish culture and heritage sites

On this tour of the Netherlands and the Flanders region of Belgium you can explore the culture and heritage sites of these two fascinating neighboring countries. You will be cycling through charming villages and quintessentially Dutch landscapes. And just across the border, Antwerp will impress you with its historical squares and majestic cathedrals, Ghent boasts 18 museums and more than 100 churches, and be prepared to be wooed by the UNESCO-listed historic city center of Bruges.

See the best of Holland

Expect lots of easy and pleasant cycling through Dutch polders, picturesque villages and iconic cites. In the North, the route meanders through the open-air museum and fishing harbors of Volendam and Marken. More to the South you’ll be visiting Europe’s largest port in Rotterdam and passing through the Green Heart of Holland. Let’s not forget about the cheese and candle capital, Gouda or the birthplace of the famous painter Rembrandt and home to the oldest university in the Netherlands, Leiden.

The water wonders route from Venice to Mantua

This beautiful tour takes you from the once independent state of Mantua – the musical and cultural hub of Northern Italy –to the majestic city of Venice. The route winds along the rivers Mincio and Po, through the rural areas of the Italian countryside into the beautiful Venetian Lagoon. This memorable exploration of the Italian countryside is aboard the romantic Vita Pugna or Ave Maria.