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Rügen, Usedom and Berlin: bike & boat: Stralsund - Berlin

Bike & boat tour from Stralsund to Berlin

Bike & Boat
8 Days / 7 Nights
individual tour
easy to moderate
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1,049.00 €
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1,049.00 €

From the historic Hanseatic city of Stralsund, your journey takes you along the Bodden coast to the largest German islands, Rügen and Usedom. You will cross the Oder Lagoon and arrive in Szczecin, Poland, famous for its castle. From there, you will continue your journey through the tranquil and unique landscape of the Oder River and pass Schwedt. Via stops like Eberswalde and Oranienburg, your route takes you through vast forests to the cosmopolitan city of Berlin, your final destination.

This trip is perfect for people who:

  • Indecisive travellers: On this trip, you don't have to choose between a bike or boat trip.
  • Versatile. Just like you, this trip has many different facets.
  • City lovers: explore Berlin on your trip.

Highlights

Usedom
The Isle of Usedom is one of Germany’s sunniest, most beautiful islands in the Baltic Sea.

Usedom

Pomeranian Dukes' Castle
Anyone entering Szczecin by bridges over the Oder River can see the towering red-brick gothic Cathedral and an elegant, pale silhouette of a Renaissance castle with green towers, which used to be the seat of the dukes of the Griffins dynasty who ruled the Duchy of Pomerania.

Pomeranian Dukes' Castle

Lower Oder Valley National Park
The heart of the National Park is the floodplain landscape of the lower Oder valley.

Lower Oder Valley National Park

Oranienburg Palace
Oranienburg Palace is one of the most significant Baroque buildings in the Mark Brandenburg, and a symbol of the Electorate of Brandenburg’s regal ascent.

Oranienburg Palace

Berlin
Berlin is the capital and also a country of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Berlin

Rügen, Usedom and Berlin: bike & boat: Stralsund - Berlin

easy to moderate
Bike & Boat
8 Days / 7 Nights
individual tour
from
1,049.00 €
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Look forward to the 80 m long and 9.50 m wide comfort ship, freshly renovated in 2024, with its 49 outside cabins (approx. 10.5 square metres in size). All 42 main deck cabins and 7 upper deck cabins are equipped with 2 separate beds at ground level with storage space under the bed, shower/WC, hairdryer, TV, safe (deposit required) and individually adjustable air conditioning.

The windows in the upper deck cabins can be opened. In addition to the steep ship's stairs, all decks are accessible via a stair lift, the passenger and sun decks via a chair lift. The brightly furnished restaurant and the cosy saloon invite you to relax.

Tour

Individual arrival in Stralsund. Embarkation from 4 pm. Perhaps you still have time and desire for a walk through the old town of Stralsund, here you have the opportunity to meet extraordinary historical sights.

Your bike tour starts in Stralsund and takes you along the Rügen Dam to Gustow, where you will find the famous village church. From there you continue your journey via Poseritz, Groß Schoritz (the birthplace of Ernst Moritz Arndt), Garz and Putbus until you finally reach Lauterbach in the southeast of Rügen. Here you will meet your ship again. Around 6.30 pm you continue your journey on the ship, it goes to Usedom.

Today, exploring the island of Usedom is on the agenda. Visit the Historical-Technical Museum in the former power plant or choose the slightly longer "beach route", which leads via Trassenheide and Zinnowitz and offers the possibility to refresh yourself in the Baltic Sea. After these activities, continue cycling via Karlshagen harbor and Zecherin to Wolgast. The medieval old town of Wolgast with its town hall and St. Peter's Church is definitely worth seeing. Today's stage allows you to experience the beauty and diversity of the island of Usedom and discover some of its cultural and scenic highlights.

On this day you will spend the whole day on board. You will cross the wide expanse of water known as the Oderhaff and reach Szczecin, a green metropolis at the mouth of the Oder River and one of the largest ports on the Baltic Sea. A highlight is the reconstructed castle of the Dukes of Pomerania, located in the old town of Szczecin. Enjoy the ride on the water and the opportunity to experience the scenic beauty of this region as you prepare for the next adventures of your trip.

In the morning you continue your journey with a boat trip from Szczecin to Mescherin. From there you cycle via Gartz and cross the unique protected area "Internationalpark Unteres Odertal". You will cycle a short distance through this nature reserve before reaching your destination for the day, Schwedt.

In the morning you continue your journey with a boat trip from Schwedt to Hohensaaten. Afterwards, you will take a bicycle tour in the direction of Niederfinow. Here you can visit the impressive ship's hoist, which can be walked on at any time. During your bike tour you will pass small hills, clearings and forests, through a beautiful landscape. The last part of your tour takes you on the Treidel cycle path along the Finow Canal to Eberswalde.In the heart of the city of Eberswalde is the oldest operational lock complex in Germany in the Finow Canal. This site has been a technical monument since 1978 and gives you an interesting insight into the history of waterways and locks in Germany.

In the morning you continue your journey with a boat trip to Oranienburg. Your last bike tour will take you south to Berlin. On your way you can visit the worth seeing baroque castle with park, museum and orangery in Oranienburg. Afterwards, you will cycle on well-maintained cycle paths through the Ruppin lake district. The bicycle tour gives you the opportunity to end your trip on a pleasant note and to experience the various facets of this region.

Disembarkation by 9 am and individual journey home.

Timetable and program changes are basically reserved. If e.g. If a route cannot be traveled due to low or high tide or bad weather, the skipper reserves the right to change the route for your safety (this is not a free reason for cancellation). Since your ship usually calls for the next port on the same day, your time frame for your own activities and sightseeing is limited. With some bridges the headroom is so low that the sun deck is locked for your safety.

Map

Prices / Dates

Prices per person in EUR

Services / Info

  • 7 overnights in cabins with shower/toilet
  • Program as mentioned on MS Princess
  • Welcome drink
  • Full board (7 x breakfast, 6 x lunch paket for the bike tours or snack for lunch, 6x koffee and cake and 7x 3-cours dinner)
  • lunch packs or snack
  • Coffee and tea
  • three-course dinner
  • Daily cleaning of cabins
  • Linen and towels
  • Daily briefing in board
  • Tour guide on board
  • All harbor- and lock fees
  • GPS data
  • Travel documents per booked cabin
  • 7 day hotline service
Worth knowing about the Rügen, Usedom, Berlin bike & boat tour

Please find more information about the Rügen, Usedom, Berlin bike & boat tour below. If you have any further questions feel free to contact us by phone: 0049 - (0)6421 - 886890.

Arrival to Stralsund

The berth in Stralsund is at Hansakai, berth 8.

Parking facilities in Stralsund

Various parking garages near the berth See-, Hafenstraße, area Hafeninsel, e.g. Parking garage at the Ozeaneum - costs approx. € 28 for 2 days, € 6 for each additional day. Reservation not possible. Return transfer by train from Berlin to Stralsund possible, costs approx. € 46 per person (as of May 2023).

Noise level

Engine and generator noises can be heard in the cabins in the front and rear of the ship when the ship is moving and stationary.

Embarkation

Embarkation on the MS Princess in Stralsund is possible from 4 p.m.

Lactose-free and gluten-free food

If you require a lactose-free or gluten-free diet, this is possible on board, but there is a surcharge for this, which must be paid on site. Please let us know at the time of booking or at least 14 days before arrival if you require a lactose-free or gluten-free diet.

Luggage

Please note that the storage space in the cabin is limited. It is advisable to put your luggage in a sports bag or something similar instead of a sturdy suitcase. bring on board. We recommend good rainwear, a bicycle helmet, sun hat and sports shoes.

Condition of cycle paths

Usually you cycle on car-free roads, country roads with little traffic and graveld bike paths, but sometimes on sandy paths through the woods and short sections along a federal road as well. In the majority of cases the routes are flat however a few steep rises and descents have to be managed.

Available rental bikes

Tourer bike: 7-speed gear shift bike with hand and pedal brake and a pannier by Velo de Ville. Electric bikes: Swiss Flyer with freewheel (limited number available - an early booking is recommended). 

Own bikes

Due to the limited space on the sun deck, you can only bring your own bike on request and only to a limited extent.

Return transfer to the starting point of the journey

Return by train from Berlin to Stralsund from approx. € 46 per person.

Subject to modification

Sailing list and program are subject to changes. If the boat cannot cruise due to low or high water or bad weather conditions, the skipper has the right to change the route for your own security. This is no reason for a cancellation at no charge. The tour can be cycled also in opposite direction.

Extra costs which are not included in the tour price

Arrival and departure, transfers, tourism tax, rental bike, city maps, insurances, and tip are not included in the tour price.

7 day 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

EU nationals (who do not have any special circumstances, e.g. dual citizenship, primary residence abroad or temporary travel documents) require a valid identity card or passport for this trip, which must be valid for at least 6 months after the end of the trip. If you have another citizenship or several citizenships or if you have to observe special legal regulations, please inform yourself about the respective visa and entry regulations at your responsible consulate.

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.

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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