Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Coblenz / Mainz
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    158 km/98 mi
  • Distance per day:
    20-40 km / 12-25 mi
  • Altitude profile:
  • Profile:
    predominantly on paved, bikes-only cycle paths and quiet roads
  • Return transfer:
    by train, organised by you independently

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board. In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Bike tour along Rhine on MS Olympia

Coblenz - Mainz with boat & bike from 999 €

The Tour

Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia - Koblenz

This bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia will lead you through one of the most beautiful river sceneries in Germany. Highlights include the UNESCO world heritage site Middle Rhine Valley (Mittelrheintal), you will experience the worth seeing cities Coblenz and Mainz, but also the many fortresses, half-timbered houses and vineyards along the bike paths will inspire you. This tour along Rhine is perfectly suited for expert cyclists as well as beginners and will start in Coblenz.
Here you can find further information on your boat, the MS Olympia.

Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia

Day 1 Arrival in Coblenz
The historic centre around the “Deutsches Eck” (German corner) area is well worth a visit, as well as the cable car up to the Ehrenbreitstein. Embarkation from 4 pm.

Day 2 Coblenz - Boppard, 23 km/ 14 mi
Along the shore lined with castles you cycle on your first tour to Boppard. Shortly before the town, the first vineyards begin on the steep slopes.

Day 3 Boppard - Oberwesel, 20 km/ 12 mi
By bike you cycle through the UNESCO World Heritage Middle Rhine Valley with its numerous castles and the Loreley.

Day 4 Oberwesel - Ruedesheim, 25 km/ 16 mi
Impressive steep slate cliffs and dense forests line the way. Pfalzgrafenstein Castle sits enthroned on a rocky island in the Rhine, and the winegrowing town of Rüdesheim awaits you at your destination. The Drosselgasse is worth a visit!

Day 5 Ruedesheim - Mainz, 30 km/ 19 mi
On this stage, the Rhine shows one of its most beautiful sides. In Mainz, many impressive buildings await you, as well as a charming old town with beautiful half-timbered houses and pintoresque old town alleys.

Day 6 Mainz - Nierstein, 20 km/ 12 mi
On well-developed bike paths you will ride into the largest wine-growing municipality on the Rhine. The historic old town attracts with its medieval marketplace and noble houses. In the afternoon, a boat trip to Worms.

Day 7 Worms - Nierstein, 37 km/ 23 mi
During your bike tour today, let yourself be enchanted once again by the charm of the vineyards along the great multifaceted river. From Nierstein boat trip to Mainz.

Day 8 Disembarkation and departure
After breakfast your bike tour along the Rhine on the MS Olympia concludes. Disembarkation until 9:00 am.

Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia - Bacharach
Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia - Lahneck
Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia - Nierstein
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Here are the details on MS Olympia

Included in "Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia":

  • 7 nights aboard in your chosen category
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 x packed lunches, 7 x dinner)
  • complimentary coffee/tea
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • welcome drink
  • english speaking on-board tour guide
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • GPS tracks
  • passenger-, harbour- and lock dutie
  • optional rental bike
  • optional tickets for guided tours, bookable on board


  • outside cabins, approx. 11-12 sqm, with shower/WC
  • level-access beds
  • individually adjustable air conditioning
  • cabins on the upper deck offer openable windows
  • ECO cabins: during sailing and manoeuvres the engine sounds can be more audible here

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 7-speed gearboxes and coaster brakes or freewheel, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Travel time 2024:

  • Arrival on saturdays
  • Minimum number of participants: 75. This tour can be cancelled by the provider up to 3 weeks prior to its commencement. If this is the case, we will strive to supply our customers with an equivalent offer.


All prices are per person.

  •   999 € 2-bed cabin, main deck
  • 1099 € 2-bed cabin, upper deck, ECO
  • 1149 € 2-bed cabin, main deck
  • 1299 € single cabin, upper deck
  • 1299 € 2-bed cabin, main deck, single occupancy
  • 1499 € 2-bed cabin, upper deck, single occupancy
  •     90 € rental bike
  •   195 € e-bike
  •     30 € private bike/e-bike

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival "Bike tour along Rhine on the MS Olympia":

  • Arrival by car:
    - public carpark close to the Schiffslände, price: approx. 140 € / week
    - free parking on park & ride carparks outside the city centre, take the bus to the boat

  • Arrival by train:
    Koblenz station
  • Arrival by plane:
    Frankfurt Airport, by train to Koblenz Hbf, duration approx. 1,5 h, 0-1 x changes, standard fare approx. 30 €.

Return transfer:

  • under your own steam by train, duration approx. 1h, 0 x train changes, normal fare approx. 20 €.

Personal bikes:
In principle, you can bring your own bike along. However, please note that your bike will be loaded on and off the boat twice a day along with several others and therefore slight cosmetic damage to individual bikes cannot be ruled out, which is why we do not take responsibility or liability for such damage. We recommend reserving one the excellent rental bikes we offer.

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:

  • As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.
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