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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-round adventure resort: Van der Valk Resort Linstow (4 stars)
Family, wellness and activity: The Van der Valk Resort Linstow offers all-round holidays with lots of adventures for young and old. Thanks to the entertainment programme and the tropical indoor water park with white-water ride, giant slides and whirlpools there is action for the whole family.

Full relaxation offers the spa with its different saunas, a relaxation room, a solarium and its large outdoor area.

At Van der Valk Resort Linstow you can enjoy various sports and leisure time facilities such as badminton, miniature golf, soccer and trampoline.

All-round adventure holidays:
  • accomodation in hotel or holiday house
  • choose between buffet breakfast, half board or All Inclusive
  • free entry to the tropical indoor water park
  • entertainment programme
  • adventure playground, bouncy castle (seasonal) and indoor playground
  • childcare (6 months and older - charges apply)
  • show programme in western city (July / August - charges apply)
  • spa: different saunas, large outdoor area, relaxation room, solarium, massages and cosmetic (charges apply)
  • sport and leisure time facilities: soccer, fishing pond, badminton, bowling, bicycle rental, in-line skates rental, miniature golf, tennis, horse riding, squash, ping-pong and trampoline (charges apply)
Early booking discount: save € 2 p.p. and night in the hotel or € 10 per holiday house and night by booking until 31.3. and travelling between 1.4. - 31.10.
from €43 p.p. and night in a double room incl. buffet breakfast

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Hiking on top trails
The three-star family-friendly “Seehotel Losheim“ is located in the holiday and hiking paradise Losheim am See where visitors can find Germany’s best hiking trails. You will discover spectacular paths, wild romantic creek valleys and breathtaking views. In a nutshell, highlights choc-a-block.
Tour description “Gorge path“, awarded German hiking trail of the year in 2006 (6.6 miles/10.5 km), “Rock trail“, awarded German hiking trail of the year in 2005 (8.5 miles/13.6 km), “Oppig Grät Weg“ trail (6.2 miles/9.9 km)
Package includes
  • 2 nights incl. breakfast buffet
  • Two-course dinner on arrival day
  • 1 schnapps per person
  • Hiking maps of the area
  • Three-course dinner on second evening
  • Free of charge use of sauna and sunbeds
  • Free entry to lido at “Losheimer Stausee“ (artificial lake)
Prices and travel dates:
price: from 129,00 EUR
Price per person

  • In a double room EUR 129
  • In a single room EUR 150

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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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Good food! Good wine!
Rhine
Whilst enjoying your gourmet culinary tour, why not visit various wine growing areas. Start with the Ahr Valley, the country’s largest red wine region and continue in the middle Rhine region, where over 120 km of prime vineyards stretch along the Rhine River. Your journey ends in the Ringhotel Winzerhof in Baden, Germany’s southernmost wine-growing region, with its own vineyard.

6-Days-Package
The roundtrip can be booked from Bad Neuenahr via Ruedesheim to Rauenberg or in reverse order and includes numerous services.
In each ringhotel:
  • 2 nights' accommodation incl. breakfast buffet
Regional services included:
  • In Bad Neuenahr: 1 bottle of Ahrwine in your room, 1 seasonal menu (5-course) with correspondent wines, 1 dinner, 1 map of walks for the red wine area, 1 hired bathrobe, use of the indoor swimming pool
  • In Rüdesheim: 1 dinner "En Supp un Rheingauer Tapas" with coffee flambéed, 1 gourmet menu (4-course) with appetizer, 1 winetasting in a "Rüdesheimer" winery
  • In Rauenberg: 1 welcome drink "Winzersekt" from own production, 1 "Kraichgauer" menu (2-course), 1 amuse-bouche-menu with wines from own winery, rental bike to explore the vineyards, 1 token coin for the solarium, use of the swimming pool, sauna and steam bath


from 582,00 €

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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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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