Bike and Barge Tours in Europe 2025

Happy travellers on the Provence by Bike & Barge | Scott Wilson
Happy travellers on the Provence by Bike & Barge | Scott Wilson

Bike and Barge Tours in Europe 2025

Exploring Europe on a bike and barge tour is one of the best ways to have a holiday in 2025. There are many things to love about a bike and boat trip: unpack just once aboard your floating hotel, socialise with other like-minded travellers, and enjoy the ever-changing landscapes of Europe from your cabin window. Plus, each day you can hit the bike trails and cycle from village to village, allowing you to become immersed in the local lifestyles and cultures of the people of Europe.
We have released our trip dates for guided and self-guided bike and barge holidays in Europe. Find the right bike and boat tour for you below, or simply take a look at our Top 10 Bike & Barge lists.

Bike and Barge Tours in France 2025

Our pick for 2025 is the popular Provence by Bike and Barge tour, a perennial favourite for our travellers. On this trip, you will cycle through a revolving landscape from the wilderness of the Camargue where wild horses roam, to scenes of picturesque Provençal villages and vineyards that inspired Van Gogh and the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean. 

Bike and Barge Tours along the Danube 2025

The Danube by Bike & Barge is ideal for travellers who are curious to explore a classic route in Europe. It starts in Passau, Germany, then slowly cuises the Danube across Austria until reaching the romantic capital of Vienna, one of the most magical cities in Europe. Heading west, the pace slows down, with a memorable cycle across the Wachau Valley past rolling vineyards, hill top castles, meadows and forests to encounter atmospheric landscapes and sites of arresting history.
Besides this tour, there are barge trips that go further to Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia and Romania. It's a great way to experience Europe!
MS Arlene II Premium Category A boat on Moselle and Rhine Rivers

Bike and Barge Tours in the Netherlands 2025

The Netherlands, or Holland, is an exceptional place for a bike and barge journey. The Dutch are blessed with many canals and waterways, as well as a flat terrain, so it is equally suitable for a boat ride and highly achievable cycling. With UTracks, you can enjoy a variety of tours in Holland: the iconic Tulip Tour, a family-friendly itinerary, or the popular Amsterdam to Bruges trip. Most trips also have the option of upgrading to a deluxe boat for a more luxurious experience.
Travel the Dutch countryside the way the locals do |  <i>NBTC</i>

Bike and Barge Tours in Germany 2025

One of the finest barge and bike trips in Germany is in the Moselle Region. Originating in the Vosges Mountains in the French region of Alsace, the fabled Moselle River flows north along the Luxembourg border and into Germany for 545km in total before it meets the Rhine River at the cultural city of Koblenz. The picturesque valley formed by the river is home to a rich tradition of wine making, Germany's oldest town and a strong Roman and medieval heritage. 
Besides this tour, there are self guided trips that explore Berlin, Mainz, Cologne, Moselle and the Rhine Valley. It's a great way to experience Germany!
Relaxing on the Moselle Bike Path |  <i>Ferienland Cochem Tourism</i>

Bike and barge tours in Belgium 2025

Chocolate, beer, waffles - what more reason do you need to take cycling and barge tour in Belgium? There are trips that connect Bruges to Paris and Bruges to Amsterdam.
Cycle to Ghent on a bike and barge trip
Want more? See all of our bike and barge tours below, including destinations such as Hungary, Czech Republic and Scotland.
Or take a look at our bike and sail trips in Greece and Croatia.

Will you be taking a bike and barge tour in Europe during 2025? Let us know where you plan on exploring in the comment section below.
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