Rhine Romance Cycling Holidays
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Rhine Romance (Speyer-Heidelberg-Worms) Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 7 days | 6 nights | From £629 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Start at the junction of the rivers Rhine and Neckar
• Visit famous cities such as Speyer and Heidelberg
• Ride the famous German wine route – Weinstrasse
• Ancient cities and traditional German architecture

Cycle Route profile
You will cycle mainly on flat terrain. Only in the vineyards between Worms and Bad Dürkheim, there are some slight climbs.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary


1st day: Arrival in Neustadt a. d. Weinstraße

Your holiday starts with a tour information meeting and bike fitting. Afterwards, you will have enough time for an evening stroll through the pretty old town of Neustadt.

2nd day: Neustadt – Germersheim approx. 50 km

Today, you will cycle on pleasant ways from the vineyards, through the Rhine valley, to the cathedral city of Speyer with its medieval city centre. Then, you will follow the river Rhine to Germersheim, where you can visit a fortress from the 19th century.

3rd day: Germersheim – Heidelberg approx. 50 km

Enjoy the nature along the ancient Rhine channels and follow them until you reach Schwetzingen, where you can marvel at the royal palace and the beautiful park.

The tour will continue through the Rhine valley to Heidelberg, home of Germany’s oldest university. Visit the famous castle and the unique old town directly on the river Neckar.

4th day: Heidelberg – Worms approx. 45 km

Follow the river Neckar to Ladenburg. The many half-timbered houses create a unique atmosphere. You will cycle through vast forest areas in the Rhine valley to the ancient imperial city of Worms with its legendary cathedral.

5th day: Worms – Bad Dürkheim approx. 40 km

You will leave the Rhine valley and cycle on the German wine route into the second largest wine region in Germany.

You will experience wine culture in small and large wine villages, get to know the history and stories of the times of the Romans until today, and taste very good Pfalz wine.

6th day: Bad Dürkheim – Neustadt approx. 20 km

Today, you will have much time to enjoy yourself in the beautiful wine villages with their unique atmosphere. You will visit Deidesheim and cycle via the region called “Balcony of the Pfalz” to Neustadt.

7th day: Departure

Map & Route Information

Route profile
You will cycle mainly on flat terrain. Only in the vineyards between Worms and Bad Dürkheim, there are some slight climbs.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?


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Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Rhine Romance (Speyer-Heidelberg-Worms) 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 service hotline.

Services

- Accommodation in your selected category
– Breakfast buffet or an extensive breakfast
– If half board is booked: every day a 3 course meal (in category B sometimes not within your accommodation)
– Welcome briefing
– Luggage transfer between hotels
– Detailed travel documents (route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers)
– GPS-data is available
– Rental bike insurance
– Service hotline

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Holiday 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

Ellectric 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

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Your Prices

Rhine Romance (Speyer-Heidelberg-Worms), 7 days, 6 nights
Prices are per person and include bike hire.

2018 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands

Every day between 21.04. and 13.10.2018

Season 1: 21.04. – 11.05.2018 | 29.09. – 13.10.2018
Arrival Daily
Season 2: 23.06. – 17.08.2018
Arrival Daily
Season 3: 12.05. – 22.06.2018 | 18.08. – 28.09.2018
Arrival Daily

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £729 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £779 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £829 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £219
Half Board Upgrade: £179
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Category B: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £629 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £669 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £719 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £169
Half Board Upgrade: £149
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Hotel Category Descriptions
Category A: Selected 3*** and 4**** hotels
Category B: Hotels and inns of 3*** level

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 £629
Single Supplement: £169

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Call: 0800 731 1631

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