Bremen and the Hanse Loop Cycling Holidays
Start: Bremen

Your Itinerary


Bremen and the Hanse Loop Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £609 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Explore the many attractions of the region between the Weser and Elbe.
• See the harbour cities of Bremen, Bremerhaven and Cuxhaven.
• Ride past sand-dunes, dykes and maritime history
• An easy cycle tour suitable for all abilities.

Cycle Route profile
All routes lead through flat and slightly hilly terrain. You cycle on asphalted or paved roads, side roads and cycle paths. This tour is convenient for beginners or groups.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Cycling Holiday Itinerary


1st day: Individual arrival to Bremen

Welcome briefing and distribution of rental bikes (if booked). Discover the historic old city of Bremen.

2nd day: Bremen – Bremerhaven approx. 70/90 km

Variant 80 km: You follow Weser cycle path to the north through Lemwerder, Elsfleth, Brake and Nordenham. By ferry (optional) you go to Bremerhaven.

Variant 65 km: You cycle on a direct route from Bremen to Bremerhaven.

3rd day: Bremerhaven – Cuxhaven approx. 55 km

Enjoy the colourful and lively impressions on your bike route today. You cycle on asphalted roads through the land of Wursten before you reach Cuxhaven, the well-known harbour city

4th day: Cuxhaven – Bad Bederkesa approx. 50 km

Today you cycle into the heartland. Along small roads you reach the health resort Bad Bederkesa with thermal spa. A nice lake makes sure that you will have a refreshing bath after your bike tour.

5th day: Bad Bederkesa – Stade approx. 40 km

You go via Hechthausen and Himmelpforten along the river Oste to 1000-year-old city Stade. Visit the historic town hall, the old harbour and the churches of St. Cosmae and St. Wilhadi.

6th day: Through the old land to Buxtehude approx. 40 km

Manors and farm houses are accompanying you on your way to the city of Jork. You should stroll through the city and visit the half-timbered houses and the town hall. Your overnight stay is in Buxtehude which is famous as tale and muse village.

7th day: Buxtehude – Zeven approx. 60 km

Enjoy the pleasures of cycling on the new cycle path between Hamburg and Bremen where you pass the villages of Hollenstedt and Sittensen before you reach Zeven.

8th day: Zeven – Worpswede – Bremen approx. 55 km and individual departure

Moor and moraine, forest and heath, dunes and ranges: the wide meadow landscape accompanies you along the romantic artist village Worpswede. It is the home of painter, sculptor and musicians since generations.

By bike or Moor-express (every Saturday and Sunday afternoon, € 12 including the bike) to Bremen. In the afternoon individual departure or extension of your stay.

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
All routes lead through flat and slightly hilly terrain. You cycle on asphalted or paved roads, side roads and cycle paths. This tour is convenient for beginners or groups.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?


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Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Bremen and the Hanse Loop 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 the mentioned category
– Breakfast or breakfast buffet
– Personal welcome briefing
– Route signposting
– Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
– Best elaborated route
– Detailed travel documents and maps
– 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

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

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Your Prices

Bremen and the Hanse Loop, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.

2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 16.04 – 30.04.2017 | 17.09 – 08.10.2017
Arrival Sundays
Season 2 : 07.05 – 10.09.2017
Arrival Sundays

Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £609 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £159
Half Board Upgrade: £149
Electric Bike Upgrade: £99

Hotel Category Descriptions
During the trip you will be accommodated in a combination of comfort rooms in typical inns in a range of 3 and 4 star categories en‐suite facilities.

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 £609
Single Supplement: £159

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Call: 0800 731 1631

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