Bavaria by Boat & Bike - MS La Belle Fleur - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Regensburg / Bamberg
  • Duration of trip:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    195- 230 km / 121-143 mi
  • Distance per day:
    28-55 km / 17-34 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Predominantly flat with a small number of short inclines.
  • Profile:
    Predominantly on paved, bikes-only cycle paths, sometimes quiet roads.
  • Return transfer:
    individually by train,
    look at "Info/arrival"

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board. In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Bavaria by Boat & Bike

Regensburg - Bamberg, 7 days / 6 nights from EUR 949

Bavaria by Boat & Bike - MS La Belle Fleur - Regensburg

The UNESCO cities of Bamberg and Regensburg are the splendid first and final stops on this tour in Bavaria by boat and bike. The cities of Nuremberg, Erlangen and Beilngries are further highlights along the route. However, this journey is also full of nature, leading you through the Rothsee and Altmühltal natural parks. The cycling along the rivers Regnitz and Altmühl, as well as the old Danube-Main canal is positively superb. This cycle tour in Bavaria is suitable for both veteran cyclists and beginners.
The tour begins in Regensburg. Here you can find further information on the MS La Belle Fleur.

Bavaria by Boat & Bike - MS La Belle Fleur

Day 1 Arrival in Regensburg
Embarkation at 1 pm, after which you’ll have the opportunity to explore this medieval city.

Day 2 Regensburg - Riedenburg, approx. 55 km / 35 mi
The Altmühl will guide you from the Danube to the town of Riedenburg. You’ll be cycling past the ancient Essing, with its famous wooden bridge.

Day 3 Riedenburg- Beilngries, approx. 30 km / 25 mi
The tour goes through Altmühl natural park, which offers great cycle paths surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Day 4 Beilngries - Hilpoltstein, approx. 39-48 km / 24-30 mi
Beilngries offers a picturesque historic centre, Freystadt awaits with a unique baroque church.

Day 5 Hilpoltstein - Nuremberg - Erlangen, ca. 28-50 km / 17-31 mi
The free imperial city of Nuremberg, which you’ll soon get to explore, is now only a relaxed ride along the Danube-Main canal away.

Day 6 Erlangen - Bamberg, ca. 55 km / 35 mi
The tour leads along the river Regnitz, all the way to the UNESCO world heritage city of Bamberg. Countless beer gardens seduce you to stop for refreshments.

Day 7 Departure
After breakfast your tour Bavaria by boat & Bike comes to an end.

Bavaria by Boat & Bike - MS La Belle Fleur - Nuremberg

Here are the details on MS La Belle Fleur:

Included in your package "Bavaria by Boat & Bike":

  • 6 nights aboard
  • full board (6 x breakfast, 5 packed lunches, 6 x dinner)
  • afternoon coffee and tea served daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • all harbour- and lock dutie
  • guided cycle tours according to tour agenda
  • several short guided city tours (except on tours starting on July 20th and August 3rd)
  • travel documents
  • optional rental bike


  • outside cabins, 8-9 sqm/5-6 sq ft with ensuite WC and shower
  • all cabins have portholes which can be opened
  • all cabins feature slightly offset bunk beds

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 24-gears/freewheel, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. Due to limited space, less personal bikes can be taken along.

Travel time 2020 :

  • Arrival on saturdays
    guided tours
    30.05. + 27.06.
    unguided tours
    13.06. + 11.07. + 25.07. + 08.08.


All prices are per person in a double beth cabin.

  •   949 EUR travel price
  • 1349 EUR travel price single occupancy
  •     85 EUR rental bike
  •   200 EUR e-bike
  • private bike without fee, but only on request

The booking process

The Tour


  • Parking
    P & R parking space at "Wöhrdstraße", no fee, approx. 500 m to the hythe

  • Arrival by train:
    Regensburg train station, approx. 1 km to the hythe, price per taxi approx. EUR 10

  • Arrival by plane:
    Airport Munich, by bus to Freising, by train to Regensburg, duration approx. 1:30, 1 x changes, cost: approx. EUR 30

Return transfer:

  • Under your own steam by train, duration approx. 2 h, 1-2 changes. cost: approx. EUR 30

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:
As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.

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