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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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Cycling deluxe along the Saar Bow
Even better than cycling along the Saar Bow is being pampered in the Hotel Saarpark. What you will find here is a phantastic location right on the Saar and any kind of comfort you need. All this comes with the “savoir vivre“ and hospitality that is typical for the region.

Package includes
  • 2 nights in a comfort room incl. breakfast buffet
  • 1 vitamin cocktail upon arrival
  • 1 three-course menu
  • 1 gourmet menu
  • Underground car park for bikes
Suggestions for cycling tours: Saar cycling path, Saar Bow, Trier, Merzig, Saarlouis, Saarbrücken, Perl, Borg, Nennig, France and Luxembourg
Package can be booked throughout the year

Prices and travel dates:
price: from 120,00 EUR
Price per person

  • In a double room EUR 120
  • In a single room EUR 150

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Saar-Hunsrück-Steig: Perl to Trier
The first stages of the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig are full of highlights with picture perfect scenery, enchanted forest paths and adventurous rock passages.
Tour description
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. 8.7miles/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. 11.9 miles/19 km)
Day 8: Hike to Kell am See (approx. 7.5 miles/12 km)
Day 9: Hike to Riveris (approx. 13 miles/21 km)
Day 10: Hike toTrier (approx. 12.4 miles/20 km)
Day 11: Departure

Package includes
  • 10 nights incl. breakfast in inns/B&Bs/hotels
  • Room with shower and toilet
  • Maps
Further optional services (not included in the price) Luggage transfer
  • 2–4 persons EUR 178
  • 5–8 persons EUR 314
Prices and travel dates: price: from 471,00 EUR
Price per person
  • In a double room EUR 471
  • In a single room EUR 599

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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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Autostadt in Wolfsburg - Package for students
As an extracurricular education centre, the Autostadt offers a variety of learning and recreational activities for school groups of all ages. The packages are aimed at children, adolescents or young adults. Tailored to specific educational objectives, the programmes range from learning activities for children, to workshops, guided tours and full-day projects. Along with its standard learning programs, the Autostadt offers many different seasonal attractions and events.

Agenda / services*:
  • Admission to the Autostadt
  • Participation in a selected tour for students (duration 90 minutes, max. 15 participants) 
  • Cruise on the Mittellandkanal (reservation recommended, weather permitting) 
  • Lunch at Pizza AMano operated by Mövenpick (pizza and soft drink; table reservations recommended) 
  • Explore the Autostadt on your own

*available for groups of 15 or more

Reservations can be made under +49(0)5361 401946 or bildung@autostadt.de

9,50 euros

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Autostadt in Wolfsburg - The mobility experience
Your journey begins here, at the Autostadt. In an inspiring world which offers much more than you might expect: expeditions into the future of mobility, time travel through the 126 years of automobile history, journeys of discovery into the world of technology and innovation, international excursions into contemporary art, and a meander through a universe of culinary delights.

Prices:

Adults: 15,00 euros
Reduced Price*: 12,00 euros 
Children/youth ticket (age 6-17), scholars: 6,00 euros
Families (2 adults + all children up to 17 years): 38,00 euros 
Evening ticket (from 16:00 h): 7,00 euros

* students, apprentices, members of the Military, national service volunteers, the unemployed, the disabled (all groups), senior citizens (form 60 onwards). Valid identity card required.



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Cultural cycling tour from Saarbrücken to Trier
If you like to cycle leisurely and take your time for all the things worth seeing along the way, this one is for you. This cultural cycling tour along the Saar and Moselle will take you to a number of cultural highlights, such as the Porta Nigra in Germany’s oldest city Trier, the so-called “little Venice“ in Saarburg, the ceramics manufacturer Villeroy & Boch, the World Heritage Site “Völklinger Hütte“ (former ironworks), the Baroque Saarbrücken and the city of the Sun King, Saarlouis.
Tour description Day 1: Arrival Visit the Baroque historic city centre of Saarbrücken and current exhibition at the “Saarland-Museum“
Day 2: Saarbrücken – Saarlouis (18 miles/29 km) Cycle on the Saar cycling route to Völklingen where you will have sufficient time to visit the ceramics manufacturer Villeroy & Boch, the World Heritage Site “Völklinger Hütte“ (former ironworks), the Baroque city of Saarbrücken and Saarlouis, the city of the Sun King.
Day 3: Saarlouis – Mettlach (21.8 miles/25 km) Today you will be cycling along the Saar and pass the famous Saar Bow until you reach Mettlach. Do not miss visiting the Villeroy & Boch exhibition “Keravision“ in the old Benedictine abbey, showcasing the history of the famous ceramics manufacturer. And last but not least, how about a bit of shopping? There are some outlet stores to be found in Mettlach ...
Day 4: Mettlach – Trier (25.6 miles/41 km) The route leads on to Saarburg, well known for its castle dating back to the 10th century, the historic town centre and its traces of the Middle Ages as well as a waterfall. Upriver, you will cycle along the Saar to Konz where Saar and Moselle meet. Following the course of the Moselle, you will reach your destination Trier, Germany’s oldest city, in the Rhineland-Palatinate.
Day 5: Departure Visit the Roman city of Trier and departure.
Package includes:
  • 4 nights incl. breakfast in two- to four-star hotels
  • Three-day FreizeitCARD | CARTE Loisirs entitling to free entry to all sights described
  • travel guide in German
  • Detailed maps and route information
Further optional services (not included in the price):
  • Touring bike
  • „E-Bike“ electro bike
  • Half-board
  • Luggage transfer
Booking information:
Prices ans travel dates:

price: from 245,00 EUR
Prices per person
  • In a double room EUR 245
  • In a single room EUR 336
Tour profile:
Flat route on awarded cycling routes along the Saar and Moselle from Saarbrücken to Trier.
Total length: Saarbrücken – Trier 65.6 miles/105 km