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Limburg by Bike + Boat

Italy already begins in Maastricht

Map Limburg Tour

Route

Tour profile / Level 1-2:

A bike tour on well-equipped bike paths, some parts of the route on side roads.

Day 1: Maastricht – Lüttich-Angleur, approx. 27 km

Individual arrival, embarkation at 12 pm, welcome champagne and bike handover. Then a boat trip to historic Liège, the "little Paris on the Meuse". High up is the lock of Petit Lanaye, where the ship is lifted to 18 meters. Dinner in Liège, there is also the possibility to participate in a guided tour of the city with the captain.

Day 2: Angleur – St. Pietersvoeren – Kanne, approx. 27 - 45 km

Visit the famous market "La Batte" after the breakfast. Here the bikes are offloaded and after discussing the tour, you start your bike tour through the beautiful valley of the Voer to the wonderful Castel of Eijsden and the delightful Village of Kanne. In the afternoon you arrive in Kanne and enjoy your coffee or tea on board. You are free to spend the rest of the evening as you please.

Day 3: Lanaken – Maasmechelen, approx. 25 - 45 km

During breakfast the ship brings you to Lanaken where today’s cycling tour starts. It leads us through an enchanting world of legendary castles and legends. Visit the medieval ruins of Pietersheim or make a nice shopping tour in Maasmechelen Village Outlet Center. Afterwards your ship will continue to Bree. The boat moors beneath the city. In the evening it is a real treat to stroll the streets of this small picturesque town. 

Day 4: Bree – Achel – Thorn, approx. 28 - 43 km

Today we cycle to the Limburg National Park Hoge Kempen. This surprises with a magnificent stage through extensive forests, impressive land dunes and mysterious moor landscapes. You will visit the old Benedictine abbey Stift Achel with its monastery brewery. On the way there are numerous opportunities to stop for refreshments. For shorter day trips, various suggestions are available on board.

Day 5: Thorn – Maaseik – Thorn, approx. 32 - 49 km

Our bike tour takes us from Thorn along the border-Meuse route past beautiful old farms as well as windmills. Don’t forget to taste the good gastronomy and the famous Belgian chocolate here. The way leads via the historically interesting village Maaseik back to Thorn, where the ship is waiting for you.

Day 6: Thorn – Born – Maastricht, approx. 45 km

Across the quiet lakes, the MS Miró first takes you to the shipping village of Maasbracht, where you then cycle past the mighty lock complex to the Juliana Canal and head towards Born. Passing the village of Stein, you cycle through apple orchards to Elslo with its pretty castle. Afterwards you cycle through the wooded area back to Maastricht. In the evening you can take the harbor cab (included) to the old town for a stroll, as the stores and museums are open until 9pm.

Day 7: Maastricht

Disembarkation until 10 am and individual departure.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Due to changing wind and weather conditions as well as organizational requirements we reserve the right to make changes of routing and program.

Services

  • 6 nights in cabin with shower/WC

  • Daily cabin cleaning

  • Daily breakfast

  • Packed lunch with drink 

  • Welcome champagne and Limburg cake (homemade)

  • Afternoon tea and coffee on board

  • 7-speed electric bicycle 

  • On board tour guide (multilingual)

  • Invitation Maasmechelen Village

  • Guided tour of Liège 

  • WLAN

  • Detailed map and information material per cabin

Dates & Prices

Dates

Merkmale

    Season / Period
    Type
      20.04. - 26.04.24
      27.04. - 03.05.24
      04.05. - 10.05.24
      11.05. - 17.05.24
      18.05. - 24.05.24
      25.05. - 31.05.24
      01.06. - 07.06.24
      08.06. - 14.06.24
      15.06. - 21.06.24
      22.06. - 28.06.24
      29.06. - 05.07.24
      06.07. - 12.07.24
      13.07. - 19.07.24
      20.07. - 26.07.24
      27.07. - 02.08.24
      03.08. - 09.08.24
      10.08. - 16.08.24
      17.08. - 23.08.24
      24.08. - 30.08.24
      31.08. - 06.09.24
      07.09. - 13.09.24
      14.09. - 20.09.24

    Extras

    Bicycles & equipment  
    E-bike incl.
       
    Other costs
    harbour fees, visitor’s tax,  (payable locally) 125

    Best - Price - Guarantee

    If you would verifiably receive better conditions and/or prices from another tour operator at the time of booking we guarantee at least the same conditions PLUS 1 handlebar bag for FREE!
    All prices per person in EUR

    Ship

    Welcome on board of the hotel-yacht MV MIRO*****!

    5x double cabins (8,5 m²) with private facilities, TV, air-condition, central heating, salon with panorama-window, big sun deck, bar;

    Catering

    Half board: extensive Skippers breakfast and packed lunch and a drink

    Cabins

    Each cabin has private facilities, TV, air-condition, central heating.

    Bicycle

    Bicycles inclusive panniers

    lightweight First Class aluminum electric bikes with Bosch motor - 8 speed schimano gears, 135 km battery, brakes: coaster + 2 hand hydraulic - disc brakes + extra deep entry, infinitely adjustable saddle height and sports handlebar and comfortable gel saddle.

    You will receive the bike fully equipped with 2 bike bags, bike computer, 1x Beugel lock + 2x chain lock, bike helmet, special puncture protection tires, high-visibility vest + extra rain poncho - and a saddle bag with small repair kit.  

    Note: E-bikes are a great development, but should be - due to their driving characteristics (high weight + high speed) - booked only by very safe and experienced cyclists with a very good sense of balance. Not suitable are electric bikes for people who rarely ride a bicycle

    Useful

    Arrival - Parking - Departure

    Arrival by plane

    Airport: Maastricht - Aachen (MST), Lüttich (LGG)
    Distance from the marina about 20 km.
    Taxi costs: about € 25,- per person.


    Arrival by train

    Train station: Maastricht
    Pick up from the station possible. Please contact our local partner at least 30 min. prior arrival. You will find telephone number in your travel information.


    Arrival by car

    Guarded parking near the embarkation place, € 65,- per week, payable on site, no reservation necessary.


    Transfer

    Taxi Train station - embarkation place, approx. € 10,-, bordtaxi approx. € 7,50
    Taxi Airport - embarkation place, approx. € 25,-

     Please note to arrive early to embark the boat at around 12 o’clock.


    Participants

    Minimum: 6 persons
    Maximum: 10 persons


    Additional information

    Double Cabin for single use only possible on request - Last Minute!
    The tourprice includes an electric rental bike - bringing of own bikes therfore just on request (and without price reduction)!

    Videos

    Travel stories

    5,1 of 6 Stars | 4
    all in all the trip was very good. Wyn, the bike tech and the second mate was fantastic. Very helpful and friendly...M.G. 09/23
    5.6 23.09.2023 | Mary G. Limburg Exclusive Style by Bike + Boat

    Trip aboard The Miro

    Hello, all in all the trip was very good. Wyn, the bike tech and the second mate was fantastic. Very helpful and friendly. On the first day we arrived on time as requested and had champagne and cake which was lovely. However there was no lunch. We had ...
    • Overall satisfaction 6
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 5
    • Per-Tour information 6
    • Accomodation 6
    • Board 5
    • Route description 5
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 5
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    4.7 29.06.2023 | Andrew J. Limburg Exclusive Style by Bike + Boat

    Miro Boat & Bike tour

    We enjoyed the variety of sights and routes on the tour. The bikes and equipment were of a very high standard. The routes were well documented and easy to follow each day. However the tour suggested that we could vary the routes but this was not practical ...
    • Overall satisfaction 4
    • Booking handling 5
    • Travel documents 5
    • Per-Tour information 5
    • Accomodation 4
    • Board 5
    • Route description 4
    • On-site assistance 4
    • Route-character 5
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 5
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    5.7 29.08.2022 | Conny Z. Limburg Exclusive Style by Bike + Boat

    On board the MIRO

    We had a fantastic trip. The scenery was beautiful. Captain Mart and his mate Win were amazing. The Miro is such a beautiful ship. Had lots of fun. The cabin however was smaller than we expected.
    • Booking handling 6
    • Travel documents 5
    • Per-Tour information 6
    • Accomodation 5
    • Board 6
    • Route description 6
    • On-site assistance 6
    • Route-character 6
    • Bicycle + equipment 6
    • Price-performance ratio 5
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