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Cycling tour along the Lahn River from Bad Laasphe to Braubach

Journey

Travel time
8 days/ 7 nights
Travel period
18.04.2020 - 11.10.2020
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Total length of tour
280 km
Characteristics of the tour
Level of difficulty: easy – averagePlace-to-place tourPartner tour (arranged by another tour operator)
  • Marburg on Lahn River Cycle Path
    Image source: Velociped GmbH

  • Cyclists at Lahn River Cycle Path
    Image source: Velociped GmbH

  • Flowers on the Lahn River Cycle Path
    Image source: Velociped GmbH

  • Lahn River Cycle Path near the old University of Marburg
    Image source: Velociped GmbH

ATTENTION: Due to corona-related travel restrictions, it is currently not possible to guarantee travel until 30/04/2020.Still you are always welcome to send your bookings with the start of journey from June 2020 onwards. Here you can find more information about the effects of the corona virus on our cycling and walking tours.

What to expect

On its course of historical and mystical meaningfulness, the silvery band of the Lahn takes you to the fairy tale country of the Brothers Grimm. The high number of students in Marburg and Gießen add to the very lively flair of the university towns. 

In Wetzlar, Weilburg or Limburg, the narrow streets make you want to walk around the picturesque towns in their half-timbered style. Bad Ems, a spa town, will guarantee your well-being!

This trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.

Contact person

Catharina SahlmannCatharina Sahlmann
0351 - 563 48 21
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Itinerary

Detailed tour description

Day 1: Individual arrival in Bad Laasphe
When you have safely arrived and settled in Bad Laasphe, don’t hesitate and set out to explore the town!

Day 2: Bad Laasphe – Marburg (approx. 51 km)
Time flies on your first day of cycling. Starting in Bad Laasphe you cycle via Biedenkopf into the old town of Marburg. The famous Elisabeth church and the landgraves' palace are worth visiting. In the evening you can enjoy wonderful hours in international restaurants or in students pubs.

Day 3: Marburg – Wetzlar (approx. 54 km)
This bike tour will lead you through the wide valley of the River Lahn, along idyllic lakes and surrounding countryside, into the town of Wetzlar. This university town is an important cultural, industrial and commercial center of the ten top centers in the state of Hessen. Most of the main attractions of the city are located in the old town, such as the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, several museums and carefully restored half-timbered houses. In case you want to experience this town with more than just your eyes, we recommend you to taste the local culinary specialties “Dulges” or “Schmierchelskuche”.

Day 4: Wetzlar – Weilburg (approx. 40 km)
As you are leaving Wetzlar, notice the old medieval stone Lahn Bridge. This bridge was originally built in the 13th century and is thereby one of the oldest preserved bridges in the entire state of Hessen. Here you will have the opportunity to make a small detour and see the Mine Fortuna (additionally 8 km). The mine is now closed, but when open it used to extract iron ore in the form of hematite and limonite. It is now a Geo-information center in the national geo-parks of Westerwald–Lahn-Thaunus. The destination of your todays bike tour is the city of Weilburg. Dominating over the city stands the Weilburg Castle, today used as a museum.

Day 5: Weilburg – Limburg (approx. 40 km)
Today, River Lahn will lead you past many villages, winding its way through the landscapes of Hessen. You will have the advantage of biking on an asphalted path, gliding through the riverside with ease whilst enjoying the peaceful atmosphere of its surroundings. Your first stop is in Aumenau, a small and charming town welcoming you from the banks of River Lahn. Another opportunity for a break presents itself in Runkel, a town approx. 12 kilometres along the current from Aumenau. Here you can visit the ruin of the Runkel Castle originally from the 12th century. Waiting for you only a few more kilometers down the river is Limburg with your accommodation for tonight. 

Day 6: Limburg – Bad Ems (approx. 36 – 47 km)
Day six of your cycling holidays will take you away from all the traffic and into the untouched and pure nature of the River Lahn. More than other, the valley between Diez and Balduinstein is especially beautiful. See the hills by the riverbanks, seized by the vast forests, occasionally letting a rooftop or a chimney peek out through the crowns of their trees. A great place to take a break is in the town Obernhof. The local monastery Arnstein is a jewel on the river, looming over it as if it were its guard. A couple of kilometres further down the river you will have the possibility to visit the slightly younger Nassau Castle before you soon reach Bad Ems.

Day 7: Bad Ems – St. Goar  Braubach/Koblenz (approx. 17 - 46 km)
As you leave Bad Ems and bike along the river, the valley of the River Rhine will unfold itself before your eyes. If you wish to spend part of the day in Braubach, you will bike straight to your final destination. However, if you are up for another adventure, you can continue your bike tour to Braubach and cycle via Boppart and St. Goar to the legendary UNESCO world heritage of Loreley. This detour is approximately 29km long. To ease the difficulty and make the todays bike tour more enjoyable, you will be returning to Braubach or Koblenz by ship.

Day 8: Individual departure
There are many things to see in the surroundings of Braubach. You can extend your journey with extra nights in Braubach, Koblenz or other towns along the cycle route between Bad Laasphe and Braubach. We will be pleased to arrange additional accommodation for you.

This trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.



Contact person

Catharina SahlmannCatharina Sahlmann
0351 - 563 48 21
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Services

Services included

  • 7 x overnight stay in the booked category with private facilities
  • 7 x continental breakfast
  • boat trip from St. Goarshausen to Braubach
  • Luggage transfer from accommodation to accommodation during your cycle tours
  • 1 package with maps and information material per room (in English language)
  • 24-hours-service-hotline during your cycling holidays

Bookable value-added services for the bike tour Bad Laasphe – Braubach 

Please feel free to add the following value-added services to the basic travel package to personalize your cycling holidays from Bad Laasphe to Braubach: 

     
  • Additional nights in Bad Laasphe, Marburg, Braubach and Koblenz
  • Rental bikes or electric bicycles for the duration of the tour (more about our rental bike service)
  • Transfer services from Braubach to Bad Laasphe. (more about our transfer services)

Prices of these value-added services are detailed under the tab "Quotes".

Further advice on the cycling tour from Bad Laasphe to Braubach

Please note that in certain cities along the Lahn Cycle Path between Bad Laasphe and Braubach a compulsory city, tourist or occupancy tax is required to be paid. Unless otherwise indicated, these taxes are not included in our prices and have to be paid directly to the hotel.

This trip is not recommendable for travellers with mobility impairments.


Contact person

Catharina SahlmannCatharina Sahlmann
0351 - 563 48 21
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Quotes

Prices for services included

incl. luggage transfer
Dbl
Sgl
Tpl


Price validity: 18.04.2020 to 07.05.2020
Category A
645.00 € per person
855.00 € per person
Category B
569.00 € per person
705.00 € per person
Price validity: 08.05.2020 to 23.09.2020
Category A
665.00 € per person
875.00 € per person
Category B
585.00 € per person
720.00 € per person
Price validity: 24.09.2020 to 11.10.2020
Category A
645.00 € per person
855.00 € per person
Category B
569.00 € per person
705.00 € per person

Prices for additional nights

Dbl per night/person
Sgl per night/person
Tpl
Category A
Bad Laasphe
65.00 €
79.00 €
Marburg
57.00 €
80.00 €
Braubach
52.00 €
67.00 €
Koblenz
60.00 €
81.00 €
Category B
Bad Laasphe
65.00 €
79.00 €
Marburg
49.00 €
69.00 €
Braubach
47.00 €
63.00 €
Koblenz
48.00 €
78.00 €

Prices for rental bikes

 
Price
Touring bicycle, women, 21 gears
70.00 € per person
Touring bicycle, women, 7 gears
70.00 € per person
Touring bicycle, men, 21 gears
70.00 € per person
touring bike, men, 7 gears
70.00 € per person
E-Bike
180.00 € per person
Speedometer
5.00 € per person

Prices for transfer services

 
Price
Shared transfer: Braubach - Bad Laasphe (daily 09.00 am), price per person
70.00 €
Shared transfer: Koblenz - Bad Laasphe (daily 09.00 am), price per person
70.00 €
Category A: Comfortable middle-class hotels
Category B: Smaller, family-run inns and hotels


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Further information about our cycling holidays along the Lahn Cycle Route

Cycling along a certificated quality route through Hesse

Logo of the Lahn River Cycle PathSurprising views and insights are strung together like pearls in a chain and make the valley of the Lahn to one of the most interesting regions of Germany for bikers. From the spring to the mouth, on 235 km (altitude difference of 600 m), the Lahn delights the hearts of bikers. The Lahn Cycle Route is fairly flat and follows the run of the river Lahn on separate cycle trails.

We would be happy to organize your cycling holidays along the Lahn Cycle Trail

Since 2002 we have been offering cycling holidays as self-guided tours in English language and thereby have gained a lot of experience with foreign travellers. If you are interested in booking a cycle tour to Bavaria we would be glad to become your travel partner! All you need to worry about are arrival, departure and the desire for cycling – the entire rest you can leave up to us!

We will organise the reservation of your hotels, the transport of your luggage, the provision of rental bikes and if necessary further services. If you want to know more about our cycling holidays in general or get more details information about our bicycle trips to Bavaria, please feel free to contact us!

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