Bike & Boat on the Main: Bamberg – Miltenberg – Bamberg

7 days / 6 nights | Ship: Esmeralda | Self guided cycling tours

 There are the fabulous Spessart and some nice historic towns along the Main. The delighfull vineyards of the Frankenland are a high constrast to the big woods. The nature park
“Haßberge” and some neat market towns await you along the way.

Highlights of this bike and boat trip

✔ Enjoy Franconian food and delicious Franconian wine

✔ Würzburg - Residence with the magnificent palace garden

✔ Breweries, beer specialities and beer gardens

✔ Old residential town of Wertheim with castle ruins


Day 1: individual Arrival to Bamberg

Public underground Parking (approx. € 44,- per week payable on the spot, about 750 m to the landing). Welcome Dinner on Bord. „Cast off“ at 7 pm.

Day 2: Volkach – Würzburg (Cycling 38 miles/61 km)

Passing the Vineyards and reaching the historic Kitzingen (Castle, view of place, Falterturm); further to the more narrow valley to Würzburg with the old bridge over the Main. It offers a
view to the Fortress, Residence and the Town Hall.

Day 3: Würzburg – Lohr am Main (Cycling 35 miles/57 km)

Bike tour from Würzburg, where the vineyards are slowly disappearing and the landscape is getting more and more dark green because of the woods. You are arriving in Karlstadt
(Castle „Karlsburg“, picturesque Old Town) and further to the neaty Lohr am Main.

Day 4: Miltenberg – Marktheidenfeld (Cycling 35 miles/57 km)

Passing Wertheim with its graceful Framework and the twisty Old Town, you are reaching the day goal Marktheidenfeld with its historic Old Town with its picturesque streets (Church
St. Laurentius, baroque Franck-House).

Day 5: Marktheidenfeld – Karlstadt (Cycling 30 miles/48 km)

You are biking on flat ways to the magical Lohr with its castle, the Bayersturm (landmark of Lohr), medieval Suburb (Fischermen’s quater, Town Wall) and the church St. Michael. Further
you are biking gently to the three-river-town Gemünden and the day goal Karlstadt. Hint for active travelers: Bike tour to the Franconian Saale Cycle path (+ 24 km).

Day 6: Haßfurt – Bamberg (Cycling 22 miles/35 km)

Bike tour to Zeil at the Main passing the pilgrimage church „Maria Limbach“ to Bamberg which is known as the franconian rome (UNESCO world heritage).

Day 7: Disembarkation till 10.30 am.