Ride from the buzzy city of Berlin through Potsdam, south through the Spreewald to Saxony and the historic city of Dresden. We’ve long been searching for a trip through Germany and combining the great cities of Berlin and Dresden is a natural. Whether you stay in the luxurious hotels such as Hotel Bayrisches Haus and Hotel Zur Bleiche Resort & Spa or our Classic hotel choices including Vienna House QF in Dresden, we think you’ll love the accommodation choice and excellent dining that this region provides.
What’s Included in the Cost of Your Trip?
INCLUDED IN REGULAR TRIP
5 nights hotels
All breakfasts and 1 dinner
Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
Detailed route instructions and maps
Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
Area manager available on call throughout the tour
Custom trips also available and can start any day. Call or email for details.
ARRIVE / DEPART
Classic Accommodation: US $1,875
Single Supplement: US $470
Luxe Accommodation: US $2,290
Single Supplement: US $570
Hybrid or Racing Bikes: US$240
E-bikes are generally available but are on an ‘on request basis ‘ and will be confirmed on receipt of your booking registration. E-bikes provided are the best rentals available in the region. Our regular fleet of hybrid and race bikes are fun to ride and light and fast, but if having an e-bike will make your trip, we’ll do our best to provide.
The 6 day tour begins from Potsdam, which is easily reached from Berlin. Your trip finishes in Dresden.
You can reach Potsdam from Berlin easily by train. Potsdam is a Unesco World Heritage town with lots to see. There are lots of restaurants to choose from in Potsdam for dinner – we will recommend our favourites.
Ride a loop through the Potsdam region, exploring lakeside cycling routes. Visit Schloss Sanssouci, with its extraordinary palaces and gardens of the former residence of Frederick II.
Cycling distance: 45 km; 260 m gain
We will transfer you to Schlepzig from where you can ride through Spreewald region through Lubben and Lubbenau. You’ll have the chance to explore one of the quiet waterways by river punt and then in the village of Burg, known for thermal baths, enjoy some spa time. Dine at one of the many excellent restaurants in town or at your hotel.
Cycling Distance: 44 km; 160 m gain
Ride a loop through the Spreewald region on popular bike routes along canals and through forest. We have two routes for you to choose between. Or you can relax at your hotel spa and take a day off.
Cycling distance: 60 km; 170 m gain or 66 km; 200 m gain.
There are several options today. If you want to ride all the way from Burg to Dresden, our route is 130 km and 750 m gain. You may wish to take a shuttle as far as Senftenberg riding the last 78 km, 500 m gain or shuttle to Theindor, riding the last 45 km. Our routes pass right by the famous Schloss Moritzburg castle which King Augustus used as a hunting lodge and for royal vacations. Spend the afternoon visiting the many sites of Dresden. We have arranged a private guide to take you for an afternoon tour at 4 pm. For your final night in Dresden, we provide you with lots of restaurant recommendations.
Cycling distance: 45 km; 200 m gain or 78 km; 500 m gain; or 130 km; 750 m gain.
Depart at your leisure
*Distance and elevation gains may vary depending on hotels chosen for specific departure.
A 19th-century tower set high above Potsdam and boasting epic city views. Individually styled rooms feature traditional chintz fabrics, large sash windows and antique furniture. An atmospheric gentleman's bar is the perfect spot to unwind after a day exploring the city. A charming stay. Alt: Remise Blumberg
This spa hotel in a timber-framed building with modern additions has a charming international restaurant with a terrace and a bar and floor to ceiling windows, plus a spa.
This boutique hotel hits all the marks: great location, in the heart of the baroque old town, right next to the famous Frauenkirche church. Warm hospitality and a great Bellini bar and fine restaurant on site.
This Relais & Chateaux property was built in 1847 for the wife of King Frederick William IV and boasts a Michelin-starred restaurant. (pool, spa).
Zur Bleiche Resort and Spa is a five star hotel that is located in Burg. In more than ten years the "Bleiche" has grown into an estate covering a total area of 11 hectares. The resort is mostly specialised in spa relaxation.
This 5- star hotel is set in a modern building with an 18th century façade, there is a fine dining restaurant, a bistro and live music bar and atrium courtyard. (Relais & Chateaux member). Alternate: Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski (below)
Set in an 18th-century royal residence, amenities include a fine-dining Mediterranean restaurant, a French bistro and a chic cafe, plus an old-world bar with oak paneling, and a hip restaurant made from steel and glass. There's also an indoor pool and a sauna, along with a gym and a wellness spa.