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Fun for young and old: Familotel Sporthotel Feldberger Hof (4 stars)
The Familotel Sporthotel Feldberger Hof is located at 1.300 m at the foot of the mountain Feldberg. The surrounding area offers several hiking trails, biking tours and attractions. The Hotel is exceptionally family-friendly and is charactarized by its large range of leisure time activities. The Hochschwarzwaldcard offers free entry to more than 60 activities. Enjoy the "all inclusive" service with its delicious meals and buffets.

Your benefits:
  •  all inclusive
  • coffee and cake as well as hot chocolate and ice cream for the kids in the afternoons
  • free WiFi (26.4.-23.11.)
  • Hochschwarzwaldcard: more than 60 leisure time activities for free
  • free childcare (6 months and older)
  • fun for young and old: e.g. indoor-water-playground, climbing park, pony farm, petting zoo, playground, ping-pong and especially at school holidays kids-disco and ranger-tours
  • e.g. indoor miniature golf, squash and skittles (charges apply)
  • indoor-pool and saunas
  • solarium and massages (charges apply)
  • fitness center
from €79 p.p. and night in a double room with All Inclusive

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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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All inclusive family holidays: DJH Resort Neuharlingersiel (3.5 stars)
Fun and games for the whole family in the middle of the Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park: The first club youth hostel in the world offers a wide range of activities for young and old. Thanks to "All Inclusive" you will be invigorated for a holiday full of sport and action. Archery, soccer, beachvolleyball, slackline, ... everyone will find his favourite holiday activity. The "Kinnerhus", the environment laboratory "Watthus", the "School of Rock" and more are waiting for all small guests.

Our services for your action-loaded All Inclusive family holidays:

  • All Inclusive with weekly events (barbecue & theme buffets) as well as special kids buffet & baby food
  • accomodation: appartements (free linen and towels provided)
  • several sporting facilities: SixCup, slackline, archery, soccer, basketball, beachvolleyball, billards, ping-pong and fitness room
  • for our small guests: "Kinnerhus" with childcare and youth club, environment laboratory "Watthus" for handicraft work and woodwork, "School of Rock", cinema, disco, courses and the "Tüderrum" with billards and library
  • free child's wagon rental
  • parlor games and books for free use
  • babyset inclusive (prior notification)
  • bycicle and canoe rental (charges apply)
from €40 p.p. and night in an appartement with All Inclusive

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Gourmet cycling in the Saarland
Next to France, you will not only find mellow hills and an enchanted scenery but also first-class cooking and selected wines. This seven-day cycling tour will take you all round the Saarland to discover the region’s variety and charm. Look forward to a fascinating route with different landscapes including forests, orchard meadows, vineyards as well as idyllic rivers and lakes.
At the end of each day you will be rewarded with an outstanding meal and spend the night in a bike-friendly hotel. Try typical dishes of the region or wine and dine in style.
Tour desription First leg: Saarbrücken – Mettlach, approx. 37.5 miles/60 km This first section of the tour will take you along the Saar from Saarbrücken to Mettlach. Do not miss stopping off at the World Heritage Site “Völklinger Hütte“, a unique former ironworks, or in Saarlouis, the secret capital of the Saarland. Once you have reached your destination Mettlach, go and visit the world-famous ceramics manufacturer Villeroy & Boch with its “Keravision“ exhibition displaying the company’s history stretching back over 250 years.
Second leg: Mettlach – Perl, approx. 28 miles/45 km On day two you will cycle along orchard meadows on the Saarland cycling route until you reach the wine village of Perl. It is worthwhile visiting the Roman Villa Borg nearby to see the best-preserved mosaic floor north of the Alps and learn about the sublime bathing culture of the Romans. In the evening, you will be treated to a four-course gourmet dinner including aperitif and corresponding regional wines.
Third leg: Perl – Weiskirchen, approx. 43 miles/70 km On the third day, you will have to tackle the most challenging bit of the tour, leading through the hilly low mountain range area of the Saarland. However, you can shorten your trip and take the bike bus from Merzig to Weiskirchen. Cheeky ...
Starting off in the wine village of Perl, you will cycle past vineyards, unmistakable scenery and ancient villages. Your destination of the day is the climatic spa of Weiskirchen. Here, you can look forward to a relaxed evening in your hotel “Vitalis Zentrum“ which is also a health and spa centre. And, of course, there will be another delicious dinner.
Fourth leg: Weiskirchen – Nohfelden, approx. 25 miles/40 km This part of the way runs on the Saar-Bostalsee cycling route and willl take you through the nature park Saar-Hunsruück to Nohfelden-Bosen on the “Bostalsee” lake.
Fifth leg: Nohfelden – Kirkel, approx. 31 miles/50 km Day five will bring you lots of clear views in an enchanting region while cycling up on the Saar-Nahe cycling route. Part of the way coincides with a former Roman road. Your destination is the village of Kirkel. The municipality oozes the spirit of the Middle Ages with a castle ruin located just a few metres from the centre. Dinner will be a gourmet menu – yes, another one – with four-courses and a champagne cocktail.
Sixth leg: Kirkel – Saarbrücken, approx. 34 miles/55km This is your last day, leading through the picturesque Bliesgau region. If you fancy a short trip over to France, just cycle over to Sarreguemines and then take the Saarbahn train to Saarbrücken. Your trip will end in style here with a freshly brewed Pils waiting for you at the region’s oldest brewery “Stiefelbräu“ accompanied by a typical meal.

Package includes
  • 6 nights in two- to four-star hotels
  • Breakfast buffet
  • 6 dinners (different types including gourmet or traditional regional cuisine)
  • Luggage transfer
  • Detailed maps (“SaarRadLand“, 1:150.000, “Bikeline Saarland“, 1:50.000)
Further optional services (not included in the price)
  • Touring bike
  • “E-Bike“ electro bike
Booking information:
The package can be booked for two people or more. Individual legs of the tour can be booked as well. Please phone us for further information.
Tour profile:
Completely flat along the rivers Saar, Moselle and Blies. More demanding sections through the Saarland winegrowing region and the Black Forest high forest area. Tour is suitable for cyclists of average fitness.
Total length: 200 miles/320 km

Prices and travel dates:
price: 539,00 EUR
Prices per person
  • In a double room EUR 539
  • In a single rooum EUR 639

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Families on the move
Germany
Take your family on an exciting roundtrip through the Lueneburg Heath, the Ruhr region and Dresden, the hub of Saxony.
Experience a week of natural beauty, culture and recreation! Our three Ringhotels are ideal starting points for your family adventure. After each fun-filled day, return ‘home’ to an intimate ambiance, comfortable lodgings and culinary delights.
6-Days-Package
The roundtrip can be booked from Bottrop/Essen via Hanstedt to Dresden or in reverse order and includes numerous services.
In each ringhotel:
  • 2 nights' accommodation incl. breakfast buffet
  • 2 dinner (3-course) and the children's card for the little ones
  • 1 lunch package for your day trip
  • free parking
Regional services included:
  • In Hanstedt: 1 entry to the wild park Lueneburg Heath, rental bike (if available), use of the bath and sauna area
  • In Bottrop: 1 entry to the Legoland Discovery Centre Oberhausen or 1 entry to Zoom Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen
  • In Dresden: 1 trip with the oldest paddle steamer or 1 visit to the Royal Palace, 1 day ticket for the public transport in Dresden, use of the sauna, steambath and fitness area
from 592,00 €

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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
valid until 31st Oczober 2013
bookable until 5 days prior to arrival

EUR 215.00 p.p. in a double room

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Saar-Hunsrück-Steig: From Perl to Idar-Oberstein
Package includes
  • 13 nights incl. breakfast in inns/B&Bs/hotels
  • Rooms with shower and toilet
  • Maps
Further optional services (not included in the price)
Luggage transfer
2–4 persons EUR 258.00
5–8 persons EUR 420.00
Day 1: Arrival in Perl
Day 2: Hike to Eft-Hellendorf (approx. 12.4 miles/20 km)
Day 3: Hike to Mettlach (approx. 12.4 miles/20 km)
Day 4: Hike to Britten (approx. 8.7 miles/14 km)
Day 5: Hike to Losheim (approx. 7.5 miles/12 km)
Day 6: Hike to Weiskirchen (appox. 11.2 miles/18 km)
Day 7: Hike to Grimburg (approx. 11.8 miles/19 km)
Day 8: Hike to Hermeskeil (approx. 13 miles/21 km)
Day 9: Hike to Neuhütten (approx. 11.2 miles/18 km)
Day 10: Hike to Deuselbach (approx. 13.7 miles/22 km)
Day 11: Hike to Morbach (approx. 11.2 miles/18 km)
Day 12: Hike to Kempfeld (approx. 11.8 miles/19 km)
Day 13: Hike to Idar-Oberstein (approx. 9.3 miles/15 km)
Day 14: Departure
Prices and travel dates
price: from 645,00 EUR
Price per person

  • In a double room EUR 645,00
  • In a single room EUR 830,00