Travel through four countries in the luxurious comforts of a river cruise ship
Step into charming French villages which look like they came from storybooks
Have the time of your life meeting people and exploring Europe
Explore this dramatic landscape by bike
A visual feast as you cycle across four countries and the majestic Rhine River
Saddle up, explore the sights and enjoy the company of fellow adventurers

Rhine River Cruise Bike Tour

8 days
$7,299 USD

Embark on a remarkable 8-day adventure as you traverse four countries along the Rhine River, sailing on a luxurious floating hotel from Basel, Switzerland, to Amsterdam. Revel in the opulence of your floating abode while exploring historic cities, sampling world-class Rieslings, and enjoying the scenic beauty of vineyards and forests throughout Europe. Pedal through the charming landscapes, cycling along the vineyard-covered hills and through lush forests, adding a touch of active exploration to your unforgettable journey. Immerse yourself in the perfect blend of luxury, nature, and cultural discovery along the majestic Rhine.

  • Category
    Easy-going & Leisurely
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    8 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    1 - Beginner
  • Activity Level
    1 - Easy
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    81.4 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    11.8 miles
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A captivating four-country journey from Basel to Amsterdam, weaving through the picturesque landscapes of Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. This leisurely tour promises a seamless blend of relaxation and exploration as you cruise along the majestic waters of the Rhine River, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of each region.

Your adventure begins in Basel, where the Rhine's tranquility welcomes you aboard a luxurious ship. As you cruise through Switzerland, be prepared to be enchanted by the ever-changing scenery that unfolds before you. The journey takes you to the romantic streets of baroque Heidelberg, where history and charm converge.

For those seeking an active exploration, hop on a bike and traverse the evocative Route des Vins in Alsace. Pedal through vineyard-covered hills and charming villages, pausing to taste world-class Gewürztraminers and Rieslings, adding a flavorful dimension to your journey.

As you continue cruising, the breathtaking Rhine Gorge unfolds before you. Marvel at the multitude of fortress ruins and castles perched along the riverbanks, each with its own tale to tell. Your cruise provides the perfect vantage point to appreciate the historical significance and architectural splendor of these remnants of the past.

Throughout your journey, enjoy the comfort and luxury of your river cruise vessel, where every detail is designed to enhance your experience. Delight in gourmet cuisine, relax on the sundeck as the picturesque landscapes drift by, and engage with knowledgeable guides who bring each destination to life with their insightful commentary.

Come aboard, and let the Rhine River be your guide as you uncover the beauty and history of Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands in a way that only a river cruise can offer.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • All breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Access to all ship amenities
  • Expert trip leaders, on ship and on shore
  • Impeccable and personalized service from ship staff and Trip Leaders
  • Exclusive activities that amplify your appreciation and understanding of the local culture
  • Exclusive biking routes with multiple options at varied paces
  • Gratuities on ship and on shore handled by your Trip Leaders
  • Dedicated support vans
  • Easy-to-use route directions so you're free to explore independently
  • Private walking tours with expert guides
  • Access to all ship activities and excursions
  • Wine included with all onboard meals
  • Private cocktail/wine receptions
  • Off-ship lunches in genuine settings
  • Accommodation onboard in a category BA stateroom (twin share)
  • Free bike rental is included in the price of this tour (upgrade options are available - please see below).
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International/Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Trip Leader gratuities

Tour options and upgrades:

6 equipment options available