• Travelcode: 051

Limburg Sensation Bike + Boat

Italy already begins in Maastricht

  • Radfahrerin 
Belgien

    Gourmandising and enjoying is the topic of this bike tour while your hotel boat guides you all along. E-bike is included on this tour.

    The land of Limburg in Holland and Belgium is the ultimate biking and walking paradise in Europe with more than 1800 kilometers of car-free superior quality bicycle tracks, with excellent signposts and with outstanding Belgian cuisine.

    It is famous for its historical cities, 700 Belgian and Limburg types of beer, delicious fruit pies "Vlaai" and chocolate pralines and famous hospitality.

    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

    Embarkation is at 12.00  p.m. (the harbour has video surveillance and reserved parking places). Once on board, we’re pleased to offer you a welcome aperitif and let you know a little bit more about the planned tour. The bikes are handed out at 2 p.m. and will be personally adjusted for your biking comfort. You set sail with the MIRO towards Liege, via the locks of Lanaye. With their 18 meter drop, these are the highest locks in the Maas. Upon arrival in historical centre of Liege, the boat will dock at the aquarium museum Du Liege. Dinner will be served in Liege and in the evening there will be ample time to visit the lovely city highlights – the captain will be happy to take you to the renowned Café Chantant Le Jardin des Olliviette, where the music of the region and the famous French "chansons" create a wonderfully unique atmosphere.

    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 - Stevensweert, approx. 28/43 km

    The Limburg National Park Hoge Kempen surprises you with beautiful bike routes between large woods and impressive land dunes. You visit the old Benedictine Abby  and  brewery of Achel with the famous Abby beer and cheese and along the route you can find some first class "bike - cafés". If you want to shorten the route in City of Weert, you can take a beautiful sailing tour over the romantic small canals to the Fortifications Stevensweert.   

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

    In Thorn you start today´s bike tour by beautiful old farmhouses via the Maas route along the beautiful of River and the splendid Limburg lakes and farmland.

    Day 6: Thorn - Maastricht, approx. 40 km

    During a delicious early breakfast we sail towards the sun across the beautiful Limburg lakes to the industrious sailors town of Maasbracht. Here you pass the impressive lock-complex at the beginning of the Juliana canal to the locks of Born, where the bike tour starts. Through the rural village of Stein you ride along beautiful apple orchards to the little village of Elslo with its magnificent castle. In the evening the Harbour taxi or the Miró takes you to the old historical centre of Maastricht. On Thursday evening all shops and museums are open until 9 p.m. Maastricht shows you its unequalled, delightful Burgundian side.

    Day 7: Maastricht

    Disembarkation until 10 a.m. 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.

     

     

     

     

     

  • ARRIVAL- PARKING - DEPARTURE

    ARRIVAL BY PLANE

    Airport:
    Maastricht - Aachen (MST), Lüttich (LGG)

    Flights can be booked individually. For details see your final travel documents.


    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

    Parking:
    guarded parking near the embarkation place, € 60,- per week, payable on site.


    TRANSFER

    Taxis:
    Train station - embarkation place, approx. € 10
    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!
    Own bike - on request!


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  • Included Services:
    • 6 nights in cabins with private facilities including breakfast
    • welcome champagne
    • packed lunch
    • afternoon-tea/coffee
    • E-bike rental included
    • guide on board
    • guided city tour in Liége

    • invitation Maasmechelen village

    • maps and information material per cabin
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    20.04. - 26.09.19 every SAT

    Extras

    Bicycles & equipment  
    E-bike incl.
       
    Other costs
    harbour fees, visitor’s tax, bike insurance (payable locally) 98,50

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

    5x double cabins 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.


  • Bicycles inclusive panniers:

    you will get 7-speed UNISEX E-Bikes (Victoria e-Trekkiing 7.5)

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