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Cycle all round the Saarland in seven days
Discover Germany’s smallest federal state in all its variety while cycling on the approx. 221 miles (354 km) Saarland cycling route. It leads through beautiful scenery along the Saarland’s outer border. You will pass impressive reminders of the regions rich history such as Celtic and Roman excavations and much more. Be surprised!
Tour description First leg: Explore towns and countryside between Herbitzheim and Bexbach (23 miles/38 km) Things to see along the route are the “Gollenstein“ monolith, the Baroque historical town centre of Blieskastel and the Roman Museum in Homburg-Schwarzenacker.
Second leg: Enchanting towns and breathtaking clear views from Bexbach to the “Bostalsee“ lake In Bexbach, you can visit the mining museum. Cycling on via the “Jägerburger Weiher“ ponds and up the “Höcherberg“ you will reach the Bostalsee.
Third leg: Cycling through “Saarländische Schweiz“ to Weiskirchen (28 miles/45km) This part of the Saarland is called “Schweiz“ (Switzerland) because it is a bit hilly here which means you will be able to enjoy great views! You will cycle along the Prims, a tributary of the Saar, up to Weiskirchen.
Fourth leg: Green forests and quiet lakes from Weiskirchen to Orscholz (30.6 miles/49 km) Starting in Weiskirchen, you will pass small villages, get to know Losheim am See and finally reach Mettlach, the Saarland’s “ceramics capital“.
Fifth leg: Boundary stones and great views between Orscholz and Wallerfangen (47 miles/75km) Today, the Saarland cycling path runs along the Moselle. Alternatively, you can cut the route short via Borg and continue along the French-German border to Wallerfangen.
Sixth leg: Nature galore between Wallerfangen and Karlsbrunn (23 miles/38 km) Today, you will get to know the river Nied, another tributary of the Saar and cycle through the “Warndtwald“ forest. Your destination is Karlsbrunn with its Baroque hunting lodge and deer outdoor enclosure.
Seventh leg: A mixture of nature, archeology and industry between Karlsbrunn and Herbitzheim (42.5 miles/68 km) On your last day, you will reach the Saarland’s capital Saarbrücken via Völklingen and the World Heritage Site „Völklinger Hütte“ (former ironworks). You will cross the French border and get to Sarreguemines. The last part of your tour will take you to Herbitzheim, passing the European Culture Park in Bliesbruck-Reinheim. Don’t miss some beautiful orchids plots on the way.

Package includes:
  • 7 nights in selected hotels incl. breakfast buffet
  • Tour description
  • Bikeline guide “Saarland-Radweg“ (in German)
  • Information material
  • FreizeitCARD | CARTE Loisirs for free entry to sights for three days
Further optional services (not included in the price)
  • Luggage transfer between hotels (for two people or more): EUR 12 (per person and leg of the tour)
Booking information: can be booked throughout the year
Tour profile:
Tour is suitable for cyclists of average fitness. The tour is not about a sportive challenge but leisurely cycling through an enchanting scenery including breaks to relax and discover. Please note that leg three and four include some ascents.
Total lenghts: 221 miles/354 km

Prices and travel dates: price: from 391,00 EUR
Prices per person
  • In a double room from EUR 391
  • In a single room from EUR 528

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Through the Lueneburg Heath
Starting in Celle your trail winds its way through forests and fields to Walsrode/Bomlitz. After a good night's rest, you will enjoy a visit to the Walsrode bird park before setting out to Schwarmstedt. On the final day of your tour, you will follow the course of the Aller river back to Celle.

3-Days-Package
Your roundtrip is bookable from 01 May to 31 October and you may decide which hotel to use as the starting point. It includes numerous services:
In each ringhotel:

  • 1 nights' accommodation incl. breakfast buffet
  • 1 bottle of water in your room
  • 1 lunch package for your day trip
  • detailed maps
  • bicycle parking
  • use of the wellness and leisure facilities
  • free Wireless Lan
  • free parking
Regional services included:

  • In Celle: 1 dinner (2-course)
  • In Walsrode/Bomlitz: 1 dinner (2-course), 1 visit to the Walsrode bird park
  • In Schwarmstedt: 1 dinner (3-course), 1 admission to the mini golf course
from 234,00 €

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Special offer SHL032: Hiking tours on the ridge of the Thuringian Forest
Vesser valley hike: Wegscheide car park – Vesser spring- Upper Vesser valley with the Ten Ponds - Vesser - Gasthaus Stutenhaus - Wegscheide back to Suhl
Suhler Hütte: Großer Beerberg, Plänckners Aussicht - Schneekopf - Schmücke – Suhl
Circular hiking trail around Oberhof with all attractions
Goethe hiking trail: Ilmenau – Marien spring - Manebach - Kickelhahn – Stützerbach

Hotel Thüringen Suhl**** in Suhl
5 x nights including breakfast buffet and half-board
suggestions for hikes on your own initiative
EUR 215.00 p.p. in a double room  
offer valid from 5th April to 31st October 2015
bookable until 5 days prior to arrival

EUR 215.00 p.p. in a double room

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Two Hanseatic towns by bicycle
From the statue of the fabled Town Musicians of Bremen to Hamburg’s famous “Speicherstadt”.
Your bicycle tour, which combines the two best known Hanseatic cities, will take you down roads less traveled, through the landscapes for which northern Germany is known and loved.

2/3-Days-Package

Both tours take you from Bremen to Zeven and Hamburg, then back to Bremen.
In each ringhotel:
  •    1 night's accommodation incl. breakfast buffet
  •     bicycle parking
  •     use of the wellness and leisure facilities
  •     free parking in Bremen
from 116,00 €

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Heavenly hours in the Old Vicarage
Price includes
  • Two nights in a comfort room including breakfast
  • One bubbly welcome greeting
  • One regional 3-course menu
  • One gourmet 5-course menu
  • One info package
  • One complimentary parking space
Prices and travel dates:

price: from 173,00 EUR
Price per person
  • In a double room 173,00 €
  • In a single room 193,00 €

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Discover the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig
Our “Discover the Hunsrück Steig“ package is a great way to get a first impression of the long-distance trail that was opened in 2007.
Your hotelier will take you to the first top sight on the way and at the same time starting point of your tour – the “Cloef” viewpoint with its terrific view over the Saar Bow. From here, the trail meanders along and up to the “Schwarzwälder Hochwald“ (Black Forest high forest area) where the ground is densely covered in fern.
During your next day on the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig you will experience a particularly beautiful part of the trail with giant trees and rocks lining the path like impressive natural monuments. The trip will end in the climatic spa of Weiskirchen.
Tour description Day 1: Arrival
Day 2: Transfer to viewpoint “Cloef“ and hike from Orscholz to Britten (approx. 11.2 miles/18 km)
Day: 3 Hike to Weiskirchen (approx. 23 km / 30 km)
Day 4: Relax in Weiskirchen and departure
Package includes
  • 3 nights incl. breakfast in inn/hotel
  • Information package about the trail
  • Luggage transfer and transfer back to departure point
Prices and travel dates:
price: 121,00 EUR
Price per person
  • In a double room from EUR 121
  • In a single room from EUR 138

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Between Ruhr and Lippe
Ruhr area Your host, the Riepe family, invites you to choose the starting point of your journey from five bicycle-friendly Ringhotels, when you compile your very own self-powered expedition.
An exciting bicycle tour around Dortmund, the metropolitan center of the Ruhr region, through the rural districts of Muensterland to the picturesque Ruhr Valley. Your designated cycling route will take you along former railroad routes, along the Ems canal, the Lippe and Ruhr rivers.

2-Days-Package
Your roundtrip can be individually booked: Select at least two of the listed Ringhotels – the choice is yours! (all are within easy reach of one another).
In each ringhotel:
  • 1 night's accommodation incl. buffet breakfast
  • personal introduction incl. informative literature and maps
  • baggage transport (minimum 4 persons)
  • service hotline and emergency aid

from 128,00 €