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Denmark: Rostock – Copenhagen

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  • Møns Klint

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Baltic Sea Paradise in the North Men's land.

Your journey through Denmark starts in Rostock. After a 2-hour journey by ferry denmark welcoms you on your first day of biking. Beaches, sea air and sea scent are your constant companion. The islands of Seeland, Møn, Lolland and Falster are among the most popular holiday destinations of the Danish Baltic Sea. Discover quaint fishing villages, castles and manor houses, beautiful beaches, fascinating forests, nature reserves and the famous cliffs of Møn Klint with their glowing rocks. The grand finale of your Danish expedition is the remarkable capital Copenhagen.

1. day Rostock/Warnemünde arrival

Look forward to Rostock, the starting point for your cycling trip through the Danish island.

2. day Rostock - Nykøbing, 42 km

The Scandlines ferry brings you from Rostock Seaport to Gedser on the island of Falster in Denmark (approx. 2 hours). Now your bike tour begins! Via Marielyst you cycle to Nykøbing. On your way you marvel about artisans and small galleries. Enjoy the idyllic location of the small city, stroll through the narrow streets with charming houses from the 17th century, visit the 500 year old monastery church or climb the 47 steps of the distinctive water tower with fantastic views over the Guldborgsund. 

3. day Nykøbing - Naestved, 78 km

Across the green south of Zealand you cycle to the Danish west coast Naestved, one of the oldest cities in the country. Take a detour to Gavnø Castle and experience history, art and nature. Overnight stay in Næstved or surroundings.

4. day Naestved - Korsør, 65 km

At the Great Belt you cycle to the northwest through a wide dune landscape along beautiful beaches. You might be delighted to visit the cozy fishing village Kaerebaeksminde with an idyllic atmosphere. A harbor tour is a treat for body and soul. Taste freshly caught herring and other delicacies from the sea. Enjoy the delicacies right on the water where the fish merchants have set up tables. It is recommended to visit one of the smokehouses or take a seat in one of the fine restaurants, before you continue to cycle to Korørs.

5. day Korsør - Sorø/Ringsted, 50-57 km

Today you marvel at the Viking Fortress Trelleborg, which was built 981 and only unearthed again from 1934 to 1942. Nowadays this powerful ring castle is the best preserved of its kind and together with its museum, a visit will be a great experience. Continue to Ringsted, where you can admire the five-towered church. The old town with its crooked houses invites you to stroll. Overnight in Ringsted and surroundings.

6. day Sorø/Ringsted - Roskilde, 45-70 km

Today you finally head for Copenhagen, you will cycle through the heartland to the coasts and fjords by Roskilde. Look forward to Roskilde, visit the magnificent red brick cathedral, one of de most important buildings in Denmark. Since the beginning of the 15th century, the cathedral was the preferred grave church of the Danish royal family. Take time for the Viking Museum with its five original Viking ships from the 11th century. Definitely you should take a walk through the city and have a look at the cozy, old grocery store Lützhøfts. Here, as once herring and candy bags are still handed over the counter. The store is set up the same as it looked around 1920.

7. day Roskilde - Copenhagen, 44 km

Your last bike stage is cycled quickly and thus you can reach early Copenhagen. Enjoy this cosmopolitan city in 'pocket-size'. You can reach all sights over a short distance. Visit the Round Tower, Europe's oldest observatory, stroll through the port area, with its gabled houses and the Little Mermaid, visit Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg, where the Danish royal family resided. Or have fun at the Tivoli, the most famous amusement park in Europe.

8. day Copenhagen Departure

Return on your own. From Copenhagen to Gedser to the ferry to Rostock there are several daily train connections (approximately 2 hours).

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Denmark: Rostock – Copenhagen
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Individual tours: Here you decide when and with whom you would like to travel. We provide you with detailed tour documents and practical planning tips, and you enjoy our all-in, worry-free package with separate luggage transport throughout your tour.

Guided tours: You can simply get on your bike and enjoy a group holiday (8–20 participants). Your tour guide will take care of everything, and your luggage will be transported separately.

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This overview shows you the grade of difficulty for our tours:

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easy: Very relaxed cycling in mostly flat terrain.
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beginners-intermediate: Easy cycling, pushing the bike now and then.
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moderate: for people in a general good shape, a few stretches across more difficult terrain, or pushing the bike.
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difficult: For experienced bikers, several tracks in hilly terrain.
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In the case of our original Velociped tours, we are the tour operator. We organise and accompany these tours personally.

So that you have an even bigger selection to choose from, we also cover additional routes in collaboration with long-standing partners. With these Velociped partner tours, we are the tour broker.

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Minimum number of participants
Velociped can withdraw from the tour twenty-one days before the starting date of the tour, at the latest, in case the minimum number of participants stated under the tour description is not attained. You will duly be informed without any delay in case of a withdrawal. Velociped will of course refund the paid tour price immediately. Please note our General Terms and Conditions.

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prices 2020

Prices are per person.

Season 1

06.06. – 19.06.2020

16.08. – 29.08.2020

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Category B: smaller, family-run inns and hotels

Category A: Comfortable middle-class hotels

For bike & boat trips you will find facility details on cabins and shared rooms in the tour description.

Prices are per person.

Cat. B
Double room 819,00 €
Single room 1.269,00 €
 

Season 2

20.06. – 15.08.2020

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Category B: smaller, family-run inns and hotels

Category A: Comfortable middle-class hotels

For bike & boat trips you will find facility details on cabins and shared rooms in the tour description.

Prices are per person.

Cat. B
Double room 929,00 €
Single room 1.379,00 €
 

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tourer
80,00 €
 
electric bike
190,00 €
 

bookable additional nights

Kopenhagen Cat. B
Double room 125,00 €
Single room 175,00 €
 
Travel services
  • accommodation incl. breakfast
  • lugagge transport
  • Ferry Rostock-Gedser incl. bike
  • travel documents incl. maps and description
  • 7-days hotline service
  • GPS-tracks on request

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Worth knowing about the bike tour Rostock - Copenhagen

Please find more information about the bike tour Rostock - Copenhagen below. If you have any further questions feel free to contact us by phone: 0049 - (0)6421 - 886890.

Arrival by train

Rostock  is easily accessible from all major cities in Germany by train.

Current schedule information and price information can be found at: www.bahn.de.

Train schedule information

Parking facilities at the hotel

Parking space Stadthafen Rostock: approx. 4 € / day

Parking garage Stadthafen Rostock: approx. 8 € / day

Parking is subject to availability.  Fees have to be paid locally.

No reservation possible.

Condition of cycle paths

The sections are different. You mostly cycle on cycle paths or alternatively on forest paths. Flat routes, length and headwind have to be considered.

Available rental bikes

We provide women’s and men's bicycles either with 8-speed gear shift and coaster brake or 24-speed gear shift and freeweehl by Kettler or Kalkhoff. Electric bikes are available on request.

Departure Copenhagen

Return journey has to be carried out oneself. There are several daily bus connections from Copenhagen to Nyköbing und further by bus to Gedser/ferry to Rostock. Due to that reason we reccommend booking rental bikes as the bus shuttle does not pick up bikes. Departure from Copenhagen is possible by Berlin Bus as well.

Berlin Bus

Extra costs which are not inculded in the price

A possibly applicable city tax is not part of the price and has to be paid at the hotel locally.

7 days hotline service

Just in case the bike chain is broken, flooding makes it impossible to continue your tour or any other nasty surprise: you can reach us seven days a week and we will do anything to help you as fast as possible.

Passport and visa requirements, health regulations

For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.

Travel insurance

The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.

tour highlights

Rostock

The Hansestadt Rostock is a real experience for cultural and city fans, combined with Hanseatic architecture, a wide cultural scene, modern gastronomy and diverse shopping opportunities.

The oldest university in Northern Europe (anno 1418), churches, monasteries, city gates and the omnipresent clinker gothic give an idea of the Hanseatic flair of the past. Numerous museums and cultural offerings in exceptional venues such as a former yard or a former nunnery offer a varied program.

Rostock

Rostock town hall

The town hall in Rostock is a complex of three houses, dating back to the 13th century. This makes it the oldest preserved building in the city. The Rostock town hall is one of the most important profane clinker gothic buildings in the area of the Baltic Sea, at the same level with the town halls in Lübeck and Stralsund. The medieval construction, however, is largely hidden behind baroque pre-structures and alterations today.

Town hall

Guided tour in Rostock

The traditional clinker gothic in the historic center of Rostock still reminds us of the once-established power and wealth of the Hanseatic period. Ancient churches, monasteries and city gates create a unique atmosphere that invites you to stroll or to walk around. Get to know Rostock and the seaside resort Warnemünde during guided tours or guided city tours. Encounter testimonies of architecture from then and today, learn more about the city's history and experience maritime sights. Listen to stories from yesterday and today, visit the many different attractive corners of the Hansestadt and the seaside resort and enjoy your stay under expert guidance.

Guided tours

Nykøbing

The city is idyllically situated in the countryside at Guldborgsund, many attractions and sights are within walking distance.

Nykøbing

Naestved

Næstved is one of the oldest cities in Denmark and got its city rights already in 1135. Until today the town is known for its lively trade, crafts and cultural life. The history of the city has also remained alive in all its development. In Næstved you will find the oldest town hall of Denmark. 

Naestved

Næstved Museum

Næstved Museum has two departments in the city. One is located in Helligåndshuset in the Ringstedgade where Næstveds story is told, the other one is in Boderne on Kirkeplads. Here you can find exhibitions with Holmegaard glass, Kähler ceramics and Næstved silver.

Næstved Museum

 

Roskilde

The city of Roskilde is located only 30 kilometers west of the Danish capital Copenhagen and is the second largest city of the Baltic Sea Island Zealand with almost 47,000 inhabitants. The town center is located on a slope above the Roskildefjord. The city is known for the Roskilde Music Festival, which has been held since 1971 and attracts around 120,000 spectators annually.

Roskilde

Copenhagen

Copenhagen has already received several awards as the "most livable city in the world". Reasons for this are: the exciting architecture that characterizes the Danish capital in many places, its many green areas and its clean harbor, where you can even take a bath. With its gabled houses, narrow streets and elegant little towers, Copenhagen has preserved a lovley small town atmosphere. The pretty and kempt Copenhagen is one of the greenest European capitals: a large part of the city center consists of pedestrian zones, there are strict guidelines against pollution and often more bicycles than cars on the streets. Green spaces - among them the world famous Tivoli - are in abundance, and in the summer time, street cafés and restaurants are in high demand.

Copenhagen

The little mermaid

The small bronze statue at Copenhagen's promenade "Langelinie" is not only the landmark of Copenhagen. It has now become the Danish national symbol.

Little mermaid

Royal Copenhagen

Copenhagen has royal castles, monuments and insignia in abundance. Royal Copenhagen can be explored on foot or by bike.

Royal Copenhagen

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