Bike and Barge Tours
From active travel tours in England, we will move on to bike & barge tours in Austria, after a brief explanation of bike & barge tours. If you’re not familiar with this type of tour, it may just be the perfect European vacation option for bicycle touring. Imagine being able to ride your bike from point A to point B in Europe and having your hotel follow you along the way. That’s essentially what you get with a bike & barge tour. And let me emphasize the word “hotel.” If you imagine a barge as a dirty, flat, working vessel that plies the waters of a dank canal, then it’s time for a new mindset. Modern barges, like hotels, come in many shapes & sizes. And you can book anything from a budget tour to a luxury vacation on a barge. You will be served delicious meals each day and sleep in a comfortable private room each night. During they day, you can bicycle to your heart’s content knowing that at the end of the road or trail, your floating hotel will be awaiting you with all the comforts of home.
Bike Trail Tour in Austria
Imagine your ideal biking vacation. Would it include beautiful scenery, fascinating history, a safe bike path, comfortable and affordable lodging, and knowledgeable guides? ActiveTravelTours has discovered a website called Tripsite.com that offers bike & barge tours that meet all of the requirements of the perfect bicycling holiday.
- Fantastic bicycle touring itineraries
- Numerous active travel itineraries
- Road biking or trail biking options
- All meals including sack lunches
- A variety of lodging options from budget accommodations to luxury sleeping quarters
- Medieval villages
- Historic cities
- European countrysides
- Loaner bikes included with the tours
- A knowledgeable tour leader onboard your boat
- Fun extras like wine tasting, cider tasting & city tours
If any of our readers have experienced a bike and barge tour, we’d love to hear about it in the comments section below. And, as always, we’d love to get input from tour companies and tour leaders.