Berlin to Copenhagen Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 12 days | 11 nights | From £1269 p.p
Also available in reverse (From Copenhagen to Berlin) on Thursdays
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Ride the 555km on this brand new European cycle path
• Use the bike to connect between two iconic capitals
• A wonderful journey ideal for those looking for a longer duration cycle tour
• Bridge the two countries using the ferry between Germany and Denmark
Cycle Route: Through the Mecklenburg Lake District
The route is mostly flat in Brandenburg, slightly hilly in the region of the Mecklenburg Lake District; flat to slightly hilly in Denmark. You cycle almost entirely on side roads with no heavy traffic, on country lanes, forest paths and little minor roads, partly asphalted and partly with natural surface.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
Day 1: Arrival in Oranienburg
Travellers are responsible for their own transportation to Oranienburg. Take the S-Bahn (commuter train) from downtown Berlin. Spend the night in Oranienburg.
Day 2: Oranienburg – Fürstenberg & Surroundings, ca. 65 km
Cycle along the Oder-Havel-Canal to Liebenwalde. Continue along the Havel to Zehdenick. Overnight in Neuglobsow or Fürstenberg.
Day 3: Fürstenberg – Neustrelitz, ca. 60 km
Along the way, you will come across the legendary Lake Stechlin, which has been immortalized through literature by T. Fontane. Overnight in Neustrelitz.
Day 4: Neustrelitz – Waren, ca. 67 km
A highlight of this tour is the Müritz National Park. Along the way lies the small village of Ankershagen, where Schliemann, who discovered Troy, grew up. Overnight in the Waren area.
Day 5: Waren – Krakow, ca. 50 km
In the Nossentiner Heide National Park, cycle through the vast wooded area to Krakow. Overnight in or near Krakow am See.
Day 6: Krakow – Güstrow, ca. 30 km
Güstrow, renowned for the late artist, Barlach, isn’t far away. A
sightseeing tour in the Old Town and in the E. Barlach Atelier is time well spent. Overnight in Güstrow.
Day 7: Güstrow – Rostock, ca. 37-54 km
Cycle along the Bützow-Güstrow-Canal. En route travellers may take any number of trains to Rostock at their own expense if they so deisre. Overnight in Rostock / Warnemünde (during Hansesail Regatta in the first part of August, possibility of overnight stay in Güstrow).
Day 8: Rostock – Nykøbing/Falster, ca. 43 km
Take the train from the Rostock Hauptbahnhof (main train station) to the ferry harbor. Take the ferry from there to Gedser. Duration: approx. 2hrs. On the Danish side enjoy the lovely stretches on dikes and through forest along Falster’s beautiful beach. Overnight in Nykøbing.
Day 9: Nykøbing/Falster – Insel Møn, ca. 69 km
Cycle along the coast to the old merchant city of Stubbekøbing. It will beworth your while to take a stroll through town before taking the ferry to the island of Bogø where the ferry will make a quick stop. Continue on the ferry to the island of Møn. Overnight in a comfortable country hotel.
Day 10: Island of Møn – Køge, ca. 52 – 68 km
Cross the bridge from Møn to Zealand. Continue north through the coastal landscape. Cottages and manor houses dot the surrounding countryside. It is approx. 52 km / 32 mi to Fakse and approx. 68 km / 42 mi to the cliffs at Rødvig. Travellers are responsible for their own transportation by train to Køge. Stay overnight.
Day 11: Køge – Copenhagen, ca. 49 km
Today’s leg of the tour leads you along the beaches. You may like to visit the Museum for Modern Art in Ishøj. Copenhagen is enchanting. A visit to the Tivoli Gardens is a must and a stroll around the old harbor is a great way to crown your day. Overnight in Copenhagen.
Day 12: Departure from Copenhagen
Depart after breakfast. Travellers are responsible for their homeward transportation. Please let us know at time of booking if you would like to extend your stay in Copenhagen.
This tour starts in Berlin. The route is mostly flat in Brandenburg, slightly hilly in the region of the Mecklenburg Lake District; flat to slightly hilly in Denmark. You cycle almost entirely on side roads with no heavy traffic, on country lanes, forest paths and little minor roads, partly asphalted and partly with natural surface.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Berlin to Copenhagen tour stays in hotels 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.
- Accommodations for 11 nights (according to booking category)
– Breakfast included
– Cycling and Walking Holidays
– Ferry from Rostock to Gedser
– Admission to the Müritzeum
– Luggage transfer service to each hotel
– On-site tour presentation
– 7-Day Service Hotline
– 1x Tour information packet per booked room, incl. maps and route
We also have a selection of various size 24-speed freewheel men’s and unisex bicycles with derailleur gears and 28” wheels.
They are top-quality brand bicycles made by Kettler and Kalkoff.
Accessories with each bike includes a bicycle pannier bag with a 10L capacity, repair kit, lock, key, and air pump.
Berlin to Copenhagen, 12 days, 11 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.
2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 05.06 to 15.06.2017 | 22.08 to 28.08.2017
Season 2: 19.06 to 21.08.2017
Hotel Category Descriptions
Rooms with shower/WC or bath/WC
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.
Holiday Price: £1269
Single Supplement: £309