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Pfalz Wine Tour 7-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2

  • 7days
  • Germany

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Pfalz Wine Tour Self-guided Cycling Tour based in one hotel

Cycling Leisurely through Vineyards and the Rhine Valley.

Cycle with us through the second largest German wine-growing region! You will spend a few unforgettable days in beautiful towns and villages with a special atmosphere, beautiful wineries, a unique hospitality and excellent Pfaelzer wines. Along the way you will experience more than 2,000 years of culture: in the Speyer Cathedral, as well as in the secret German wine capital of Neustadt This journey’s starting point is the beautiful Kurpark Hotel Bad Dürkheim, to which you will always enjoy coming back after your day of cycling.

Tour character: Level 2

Fair Weather Cyclist: In the vineyards, you will ride your bike on hilly terrain with some mostly short climbs In the Rhine plain, you will cycle a flat route. You will find yourself primarily on bike paths and country roads, which are mostly paved, and on easily accessible nature paths, sometimes you will also cycle shorter sections on rough gravel.

Accommodation:

This wellness hotel in the former castle Leiningen is situated in a beautiful location directly by the Mediterranean spa park. Here you will find peace and relaxation, an excellent service and warm hospitality. The stylish Comfortable rooms are equipped with all amenities and make for a pleasant atmosphere. On the sunny terrace or in the renovated restaurant you will be able to end your eventful days of cycling with a glass of Pfalz wine and the culinary delights of cuisine. In 2012, the spa and wellness area was newly designed and now it contributes to your relaxation - pool, different saunas and relaxing rooms in the interior and outside area will make tired muscles fit again. You will love returning to this hotel, the perfect starting point for your daily tours.

Included in the Pfalz Wine Cycling Tour:

  • 6 nights accommodation in comfortable rooms of 4* hotel
  • Large breakfast buffet
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Well developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, French) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone
  • numbers
  • Wine tasting incl. 5 different wines at the famous winery Fitz-Ritter (German, English)
  • Drinks from the mini bar (1 bottle of coke, water, beer and juice each) inclusive
  • Free use of the wellness area
  • Free bathrobe in hotel room for duration of the tour
  • Clear signposting
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

Not included in the tour:

  • Bike rental
  • Bike insurance
  • Visitor's taxes, if due, are not included in the tour price
  • Half board evening meal 185 EUR (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
  • Bike ticket for train journey Landau– Bad Dürkheim approx 10 EUR per person incl. bike

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Bad Dürkheim train station
  • Karlsruhe/Baden Baden airport
  • Free parking at the hotel or close to the hotel. Multi-storey car park costs 7 EUR per day, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible
  • Departure any day

If you would like to rent a bike or e-bike, please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

Bike: 79 EUR  E-bike: 189 EUR

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Bad Dürkheim

    Tour information and bike fitting. It’s just a short walk to the old town and the beautiful spa park, which invite you to take a visit.

  • Day 2

    Vineyards and Wineries approx. 40km

    Today's stage is devoted to the Pfaelzer wines. The bike tour will lead you through vineyards and wine villages to the secret German wine capital Neustadt. Through the most beautiful wine villages of the Northern Wine Road, Wachenheim and Deidesheim you will cycle back to Bad Dürkheim.

  • Day 3

    Culture and Technology in Speyer approx. 55/85km

    First, the route runs along the river Rhine. Following the Old Rhine arms you will soon reach the old imperial city of Speyer. The Cathedral and the art museum should be visited in any case before you will cycle through the Böhler forest and on the Kaiser Konrad bike trail back to your hotel. You can also go by train from Speyer back to Bad Dürkheim (optional).

  • Day 4

    Merry with Wine on the Way to Landau approx. 45km

    Also on today's stage you will find many romantic wine villages on the way. St. Martin is like a picture book town and Edenkoben even was a summer residence of Bavarian kings! Romantic in this area is also the wine road leading up to the French fortress of Landau. Return journey by train on your own (costs about 9 EUR, - including bike)

  • Day 5

    Roman, Medieval, and Baroque Times approx. 45km

    After a short bike ride, you will soon reach Freinsheim with its baroque town hall. Then you will continue via the winery town of Grünstadt to the medieval castle Neuleinigen. The ones who want to cycle up the slope to the castle can then strengthen themselves again in the castle tavern and enjoy magnificent views. The tour will continue through the vineyards and back to Bad Dürkheim.

  • Day 6

    The Vineyards of Bad Dürkheim approx. 20km

    On the last day of cycling, the local wineries are on the agenda. Not only the biggest wine barrel in the world is an attraction, also the view is spectacular and many a cosy place invites you to stay. Back in Bad Dürkheim, we have already organized a wine tasting event for you at the winery Fitz-Ritter.

  • Day 7

    Departure or extension of your stay

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Car rental in Germany

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

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