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Romantic Rhine 6-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 2
The region around the junction of the rivers Neckar and Rhine is not only very scenic but it also offers many cultural highlights in a very mild Mediterranean climate. Visit the famous cities Speyer with its beautiful cathedral, Heidelberg, the oldest university town in Germany and the ancient imperial city of Worms. On this tour, you will ride your bike on the German wine route through the second largest wine region in Germany.
Fair weather cyclist: You will mainly cycle on flat terrain. Only in the vineyards between Worms and Bad Dürkheim, there are some slight climbs.
5 nights accommodation in 3* hotels and inns
Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
Half board available 130 euro
Welcome briefing Luggage transfer between hotels
Well developed route
Detailed travel documents with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
GPS-data is available
Neustadt an der Weinstraße train station
Karlsruhe / Baden Baden airport
Free parking at the hotel or close to the hotel. Multi-storey car park costs € 5 per day, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible
Departures any day
If you would like to rent a bike or e-bike, please contact our office when booking: [email protected]
Bike: 75 euro E-bike: 180 euro
Slow Tours offers a number of other Cycling Tours in Europe
Arrival in Neustadt a. d. Weinstraße
Your holiday starts with a tour information meeting and bike fitting. Afterwards, you will have enough time for an evening stroll through the pretty old town of Neustadt.
Neustadt – Heidelberg approx. 55 km
Today, you will cycle on pleasant ways from the vineyards, through the Rhine valley, to the cathedral city of Speyer with its medieval city centre. Enjoy the nature along the ancient Rhine channels and follow them until you reach Schwetzingen, where you can marvel at the royal palace and the beautiful park. The tour will continue through the Rhine valley to Heidelberg, home of Germany’s oldest university. Visit the famous castle and the unique old town directly on the river Neckar.
Heidelberg – Worms approx. 45 km
Follow the river Neckar to Ladenburg. The many half-timbered houses create a unique atmosphere. You will cycle through vast forest areas in the Rhine valley to the ancient imperial city of Worms with its legendary cathedral.
Worms – Bad Dürkheim approx. 40 km
You will leave the Rhine valley and cycle on the German wine route into the second largest wine region in Germany. You will experience wine culture in small and large wine villages, get to know the history and stories of the times of the Romans until today and taste very good Pfalz wine.
Bad Dürkheim – Neustadt approx. 20 km
Today, you will have much time to enjoy yourself in the beautiful wine villages with their unique atmosphere. You will visit Deidesheim and cycle via the region called “Balcony of the Pfalz” to Neustadt.
Departure or extension of your stay
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