Stralsund - Berlin, MS PRINCESS
Bike and Boat along the Oder from the Baltic Sea to Berlin
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Self guided
Saturday, arrival in Stralsund
Individual arrival in Stralsund. Embarkation at 4:00 pm. Maybe you’ll have some time and a notion to take a stroll through Stralsund’s historic centre, which is situated on a small island. As a city with an important past, you will see numerous exceptional sights.
Sunday, Stralsund – Lauterbach – Peenemünde, bike tour, about 48 km
Your bike tour on this day will take you through Stralsund over the Rügen Dam to Gustow with its well-known village church, then past Poseritz, Groß Schoritz, the birthplace of Ernst Moritz Arndt and Garz to Putbus (tip: Don’t miss the famous circus. Classical buildings line this circular “square”, where all the streets converge). Then it’s off to Lauterbach in the southeast of Rügen Island. You will board the boat here. Around 6.30 pm departure to Usedom.
Monday, Peenemünde – Wolgast, bike tour, about 16-20 km
Today you have plenty of time to explore the Usedom Island. Tip: historical/technical museum in the former power plant or alternatively you choose the “beach-route” via Trassenheide and Zinnowitz. Afterwards will bike past Karlshagen Harbour and Zecherin to Wolgast, also known as the “Gateway to Usedom Island The Medieval historic centre with its town hall and the Church of St. Petri are interesting sights in any case.
Tuesday, Wolgast – Szczecin, day of rest on board
Today you will spend all day on board.
You will cross the expansive waters of the Bay of Szczecin (Oder Lagoon) and reach Szczecin, the green city on the mouth of the Oder and one of the largest ports on the Baltic Sea. The reconstructed castle of the dukes of Pomerania situated in the city’s historic centre is worth seeing.
Wednesday, Szczecin – Mescherin – Schwedt, bike tour, about 30 km
In the morning you will sail from Szczecin to Mescherin. Biking past Gartz you will bike through a part of a unique, cross-border nature reserve, the “Lower Oder Valley National Park” before reaching Schwedt, today’s destination.
Thursday, Schwedt – Hohensaaten – Eberswalde, bike tour, about 32 km
In the morning you will sail from Schwedt to Hohensaaten. Then a bike ride in the direction of Niederfinow (boat lift – a tour is always an option) through the splendid landscape, passing by small hills, glades and forests – the last section will be on the Treidel bike route along the Finow Canal – to Eberswalde. In the heart of the city, in the Finow Canal, is the oldest working lock in Germany, which has been a technical monument since 1978.
Friday, Eberswalde – Oranienburg – Berlin, bike tour, about 38 km
In the morning shipping to Oranienburg. Sightseeing tip: the Baroque castle with its park, museum and orangery. Then the well-marked bike route will take you southwards through the Ruppin sea area to Berlin.
Saturday, departure from Berlin
After breakfast, disembarkation until 9:00 am and individual trip home.
You will mostly be biking on car-free paths, rural country roads with little traffic and asphalted bike lanes but also on dusty field paths and dirt roads, with a few short sections on federal highways. “Pleasure-biking” - The routes are mostly flat with some hilly parts, although there will be a few steep inclines and downgrades.
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|Bike & Boat Stralsund-Berlin - MS PRINCESS - MAIN DECK, DE-ODSSB-08I-H|
|Base price|| |
|2-bed cabin in single use||1,399.00|
|2-bed cabin astern||899.00|
|discount for child 0-13 years in a 3-bed cabin with min. 2 full-paying guests||-20%|
|Bike & Boat Stralsund-Berlin - MS PRINCESS - UPPER DECK, DE-ODSSB-08I-O|
|Base price|| |
- Seven nights’ accommodation in an outside cabin of the MS PRINCESS with shower/toilet in the booked cabin category
- Programme according to the itinerary from Stralsund to Berlin
- Welcome drink
- Daily cabin cleaning
- Bedding and towel changes as needed
- Full board: 7x breakfast, 6x lunch snack on board (non cyclists) or packed lunch for cyclists, 6x coffee and tea in the afternoon, 7x three-course dinner
- All port and lock dues
- Daily bike tour meeting
- On-board tour guidance
- GPS tracks
- 1x book with route maps for individual tours per cabin
Arrival and departure, transfers, bike rentals, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, travel insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
Passenger car parking options in Stralsund (subject to change):
Various parking garages near the boat’s berth “See-, Hafenstraße, Hafeninsel area”, e.g. Parkhaus am Ozeaneum garage for about € 28.00 for 2 days, each additional day ca. € 6.00. No reservation possible. Return by train from Berlin to Stralsund approx. € 46.00 per person.
- 7-gear-Unisex-trekking bikes and 8-gear-E-Bikes (brand: Velo de Ville - special SE-Tours edition)
- With hand brake and pedal brake or hand brakes only (subject to availability, please indicate as a non-binding customer request by the booking)
- Pannier bag and rental bike insurance included
- E-Bikes on a limited number only
- Please indicate your body height by the booking
Travel safe and secure with SE-Tours: We recommend to wear a bike helmet. Onboard Selling: UVEX I-VO € 40.00 per helmet, limited number.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, there may be restrictions on board. These are temporary, government-mandated restrictions that may vary regionally. For the safety of all persons present on board, you are obliged to wear a mouth and nose protector and to observe the rules of distance and hygiene. For this purpose, you will receive our ship-specific hygiene concept when booking/inquiring.
Embarkation at 4:00 p.m. | Disembarkation until 9:00 a.m.
Minimum number of participants 70 guests (must have been reached within 21 days prior to departure).
To bring your own bike On request only – due to lack of space on sun deck.
Excursions We offer a small excursion program, that can be booked directly on board at the cruise director only. You will get a brief description together with your travel documents. Depending on the number of participants some excursions could be carried out in 2 languages (German/ English).
Schedule and program changes Basically, we reserve the right to make changes of routing and program. If there is low or high water and a route cannot be shipped, the captain reserves the right to change the route in view of your safety (this cannot be accepted as a reason for free withdrawal). Same applies to previously unknown administrative orders of lock or bridge repairs.
Travel documents EU-citizens (without special situations like dual citizenship, main residence abroad or a limited-validity passport) are required to have a valid passport or ID-card, not expiring within six (6) months of the return of your cruise. We kindly ask non-EU citizens, EU-nationals with multiple citizenship or anybody who has to respect special legal entry requirements for the country to visit, to inform about visa and entry documents at the competent embassy.
This trip is not suitable for guests with reduced mobility.
We recommend that you take out a travel health insurance with repatriation coverage as well as baggage, accident and travel cancellation insurances.
This tour has 1 more variation
MS Princess is due to its size the ideal boat for cruises on river Oder. It offers a restaurant with homelike salon. Altogether MS PRINCESS has 49 cabins available. 42 twin-bed-cabins on the main deck, four of them can be used as three-beds-cabins (third bed carrying capacity max. 70 kg) and 7 twin-bed-cabins on upper deck.