Berlin Lakes Cycling Holidays
Start: Berlin

Your Itinerary


Berlin Lakes Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | £619 per person
Full holiday prices by date are shown on the ‘Book Now’ tab.

Book the Berlin Lakes Cycle Path cycling holiday here >>

Cycle Tour Highlights
• Explore the Berlin hinterland
• Experience Potsdam and Berlin
• Visit famous buildings like the Brandenburg Gate
• Saschenhausen Concentration Camp memorial visit
• Cross between the former East and West Germany

Cycle Route: City cycling
Easy – all routes are predominantly plain or run in an just a little bit uneven terrain. You cycle mostly on asphalted or paved agricultural roads or on cycle ways. The routes are optimally suitable for beginners and cycle groups too.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival to Berlin

Individual arrival in Berlin till the late afternoon. You get your travel briefing and your bikes (if booked). Afterwards you have time to stroll through the capital.

Day 2: Berlin – Potsdam

At first you cycle through the government district, pass the Brandenburg Gate and the Potsdam Square. You follow the course of the old military road (B1). At the botanic garden a stopover is worthwhile, before you reach your destination for the day: Potsdam.

(approx. 40 km)

Day 3: Potsdam – Brandenburg at the Havel

Impressed by the sights of Potsdam you cycle at first alongside the Havel to Werder with its beautiful, on an island located old town. Fruit-growing and lakes shape the landscape till you reach your destination of today: Brandenburg at the Havel.

(ca. 55 km)

Day 4: Brandenburg at the Havel – Nauen/surrounding

You leave the cathedral city Brandenburg in direction to the north and cycle alongside the extensive Lake Beetz. You drive along the Lake Beetz, to the neo-baroque castle Ribbeck. Continue to Groß Behnitz/ Nauen to your hotel “Landgut Borsig”.

(ca. 45 km)

Day 5: Nauen/surrounding- Oranienburg

You leave the charming old town Nauen. On your tour of today you cycle along the havel channels to Oranienburg. You reach it in the early afternoon, so that you have enough time to explore the town. You should absolutely visit the oldest baroque castle of the Mark of Brandenburg and the museum concentration camp Sachsenhausen.

(ca. 60 km)

Day 6: Oranienburg – Berlin

You cycle via the Sachsenhausen Memorial and tue former residential area of East German government. In Wandlitz you reach the bike path Berlin-Usedom, which leads you to tue federal capital Berlin.

(approx. 65 km)

Day 7: Berlin free time

Enjoy the day in Berlin.

Day 8: Return journey or extra nights in Berlin

After breakfast this exciting bike tour along the tracks of young German history finds its end.

Make a provisional booking | For more information

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
Easy – all routes are predominantly plain or run in an just a little bit uneven terrain. You cycle mostly on asphalted or paved agricultural roads or on cycle ways. The routes are optimally suitable for beginners and cycle groups too.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?


View Larger Map

Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Berlin Lakes tour stays in middle tier hotels and good guesthouses carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Services

- 7 overnight stays in hotels like the described ones
– Breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
– Personal welcome and trip briefing
– Carefully prepared route and detailed route description with maps
– Extensive travel description (Sights, important telephone numbers)
– Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
– Special signposting for the route
– GPS-data for your own navigation system
– 7-days-service-hotline

Star Star Star
Rental Bike Information

Quality, comfortable and sturdy bikes

We understand that well made bikes are essential for an enjoyable cycling holiday. All bikes are based on technology from leading Austrian bike manufacturer ‘KTM’ and serviced by an expert mechanic.

The bikes use good quality components to give you confidence in the bike on your holiday and comfortable riding on varied cycle paths and roads.

About the bikes

You will be given an easily identifiable, solid and sturdy aluminum trekking bike with V-brakes, solid wheels, almost puncture resistant tyres. Each bike has been built through continuous development and feedback from customers.

Each bike is also fitted with a dynamo lighting system for ease, handlebar bag, pannier, mudguards and comfortable saddle made by Selle Royal.

You can also bring your own saddle and adapter with you (diameter of seat post from 27, 2 to 31, 4 mm). We help you with the fitting of saddles and SPD shoes should you require assistance.

Gear systems

7-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano NEXUS gear hub. Gears can be changed anytime even whilst stationary.

21-gear-bikes are equipped with Shimano ALIVIO derailleur. The ALIVIO system is robust and easy to use.

Frame sizes

The following frame sizes are available on tours with the bikes shown in the picture:

Unisex frame 21-gears with free wheel. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 / 43 cm
Unisex 7-gears-bikes with back pedal brake. Sizes: 56 / 51 / 46 cm

Men’s speed bikes 21-gears with freewheel and crossbar. Sizes: 64 / 60 / 56 “sloping crossbar” cm
(Must be reserved in advance!)

We will request your heights at the time of booking to ensure correct bike sizing.

Accessories

We high-quality accessories for your holiday from well-known manufacturers:

• Waterproof rear pannier
• Waterproof handlebar bag
• Service-Set with tools and extra bicycle tube
• Bike pump
• Combination lock

Electric Bikes (E-Bikes) are available!

E-Bikes are available on this holiday. For more information about the benefits of E-Bikes, please find out more here

Star Star Star

Your Prices

Berlin Lakes Cycle Path, 8 days, 7 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.

Every Saturday and Monday from 14.04.-08.10.18

Season 1: 14.04.-04.05.| 22.09.-08.10.2018
Season 2: 05.05.-29.06. | 01.09.-21.09.2018
Season 3: 30.06.-31.08.2018

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £619 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £649 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £659 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £169
Half Board Upgrade: £169
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Hotel Category Descriptions
Room with shower and toilet or bath and toilet – 3*** and 4**** hotel.

Extra nights are available to book on this tour!
Prices are per person per night and based on two sharing. Single supplements apply.

For extra nights, you will stay in the same hotel. Please let us know if you wish to book extra nights at the start or at the end of the tour when completing your ‘Booking Request’.

Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.

Bike Insurance
This tour benefits from bike insurance against rental bike theft and damage in the holiday price! Please make sure you lock up the bike, leave it where told by the hotel and treat your hire bicycle as if the bike was your own. Any negligent treatment of the bike will exempt you from cover.

For help and queries regarding this tour…
Contact us | F.A.Qs

Holiday Price: From £619
Single Supplement: £169

Click here to book now
Call: 0800 731 1631

Wheel2Wheel Holidays, part of Sports Tours International Ltd. 91 Walkden Road, Walkden, Manchester, UK, M28 7BQ

Registered in England 2207655 VAT: 480 3031 80