Oder river & Baltic Sea by boat & bike - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Berlin / Stralsund
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    163-195 km / 101-121 mi
  • Distance per day:
    15-64 km / 9-40 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    mostly flat with a few, short inclines
  • Profile:
    predominantly paved cycle paths separate from main roads, as well as quiet side streets
  • 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.

Oder river & Baltic Sea by boat & bike

Berlin - Stralsund on MS Princess from 1049 €

The Tour

Oder river & Baltic Sea by boat & bike

The German capital and Berlin’s „bathtub“ await you on this tour, as well as the sparsely populated woods along the Finow canal and the river Oder, the Szczecin Lagoon, the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea and finally the old Hanseatic city Stralsund. This tour along the Oder river to the Baltic Sea by boat & bike is also suitable for less-experienced cyclists. Your starting point is Berlin.
Here you can find further information on the MS Princess.

Oder river & Baltic Sea by boat & bike - MS Princess

Day 1 Arrival in Berlin
Embarkation from 4 pm, there will be enough time to visit the Brandenburg Gate, or the famous Kurfürstendamm avenue.

Day 2 Berlin - Eberswalde, approx. 38 km/24 mi
You will first cycle through the Ruppiner lake district and then reach Oranienburg, which is home to an important Baroque castle. Germany’s oldest locks are located in Eberswalde.

Day 3 Eberswalde - Schwedt, 32-64 km/20-40 mi
Cycle along the Finow canal, which will take you to the Niederfinow ship lift and then further to Oderberg. From here you will travel to Schwedt, either by boat or by bike.

Day 4 Schwedt - Mescherin, 30 km/19mi + boat trip
You will first cycle through the national park Unteres Odertal, then your boat will take you to the old Hanseatic city and former royal residence Stettin.

Day 5 Boat trip Szczecin - Wolgast
Today you can look forward to a great boat journey. You will sail across the Szczecin Lagoon to Wolgast, which has a beautiful medieval town centre.

Day 6 Wolgast - Peenemünde, 15 km/9 mi + boat trip
The day starts with a short cycle tour to Peenemünde, which is home to a very interesting museum. Your boat will be moored in Lauterbach and a trip to nearby Putbus is worthwhile.

Day 7 Lauterbach - Stralsund, approx. 48 km/30 mi
You will first briefly cycle on the island Rügen and then across the Rügen causeway to Stralsund. Explore the old Hanseatic city and sample the locally-produced marzipan.

Day 8 Departure
After breakfast your Oder river & Baltic Sea by boat & bike holiday ends. Disembarkation until 9:00 am.

Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Here are the details on MS Princess

Included in "Oder river & Baltic Sea by boat & bike":

  • 7 nights aboard in your chosen category
  • full board (7 x breakfast, 6 x packed lunches, 7 x dinner)
  • afternoon coffee and cake served daily
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • welcome drink and chat where we will provide you with all the relevant information
  • 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. 10,5 sqm (110 sq ft) with ensuite WC and shower
  • beds with level access
  • centrally controlled A/C unit
  • cabins with permanently closed 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
    18.05. + 01.06. + 15.06. + 29.06.
    13.07. + 10.08. + 24.08. + 07.09.
  • Minimum number of participants: 70. 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.

  • 1049 € 2-bed cabin main deck, eco
  • 1199 € 2-bed cabin main deck
  • 1449 € 2-bed cabin upper deck
  • 1499 € 2-bed cabin main deck, single occupancy
  •   799 € 3-bed cabin main deck
  • 3rd person under 13 years, with two full-paying guests -20%.
  •     90 € rental bike
  •   195 € e-bike
  •     30 € private bike/e-bike

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival to "Oder river & Baltic Sea by boat & bike":

  • Arrival by car:
    car park "Hallen am Borsigturm", price approx. 10 €/day. P & R parking space near underground station Alt-Tegel

  • Arrival by train:
    Berlin Hauptbahnhof - S-Bahn Friedrichstraße - U6 Alt-Tegel, price approx.4,00 €

  • Arrival by plane:
    Airport Berlin-Tegel, bus 128 Kurt-Schumacher-Platz - U6 Alt-Tegel, price approx.  4,00 €

Return transfer:

  • Under your own steam by train, duration approx. 3 hours, no train changes from/to central station,
    normal fare approx. EUR 26 €

Personal bikes:
In principle, you can bring your own bike along. However, the number of guest bikes is limited. 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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