Map - Boat and Bike in the Mecklenburg Lake District
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Waren an der Müritz
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    205-225 km/127 -140 mi
  • Distance per day:
    30-45 km/18-28 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    slightly hilly
  • Profile:
    mostly separate, paved cycle paths

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board. In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Mecklenburg Lake District

Gretha van Holland - 8 days / 7 nights from EUR 799

The Tour

Boat and Bike in the Mecklenburg Lake District

It is a special pleasure to experience the Mecklenburg Lake District by boat and bike. The glaciers of the last Ice Age created fascinating landscape of glittering lakes and deep forests. Slavs and Germans founded a number of small villages and towns, which are definitely worth seeing. Nature conservation areas alternate with beautiful lakes, perfect for swimming. This bike tour through the Mecklenburg Lake District is also suitable for less experienced cyclists. Here you can find details about your boat, the MS Gretha van Holland.

Boat and Bike in the Mecklenburg Lake District
Boat and Bike in the Mecklenburg Lake District

Day 1 Arrival in Waren/Müritz
Waren is a charming small town and the centre of the Mecklenburg Lake District. Enjoy a coffee or a refreshing beer at the harbour.

Day 2 Waren - Plau am See, 30-35 km/19-22 mi + boat trip
You will cycle past Lake Fleesensee to the island town of Malchow, which has an interesting swing bridge. Then your boat will take you to Plau – its historic town centre is listed as a conservation area.

Day 3 Plau - Waren, approx. 35 km/22 mi + boat trip
Cycle along the shore of Lake Plauer See to Malchow, then the MS Gretha van Holland will take you to Lake Binnenmüritz in Waren.

Day 4 Waren - Diemitz, approx. 35 km/22 mi + boat trip
First you will cycle to the magnificent Klink Castle, then to Röbel, which has a beautiful historic town centre. Your boat will then take you to your overnight destination – Diemitz lock.

Day 5 Diemitz - Kleinzerlang, 30-45 km/19-28 mi + boat trip
Today you will go on an excursion to Rheinsberg in Brandenburg. At the castle you can find out more about the life and works of German writer and journalist Kurt Tucholsky.

Day 6 Kleinzerlang - Rechlin, approx. 30 km/19 mi
You will come across many small lakes along your route, which will first take you to Mirow. Even though Mirow is more of a village than a town, the gravesites of the dukes of Strelitz are located here. You will spend the night in the holiday resort Rechlin.

Day 7 Rechlin - Waren, approx. 45 km/28 mi
You will cycle through the Müritz national park, a romantic landscape of lakes, moors and ancient forests.

Day 8 Departure
After breakfast your Boat & Bike trip in the Mecklenburg Lake District comes to an end.

Boat and Bike in the Mecklenburg Lake District - Kormoran
Boat and Bike in the Mecklenburg Lake District
Boat and Bike in the Mecklenburg Lake District - Rheinsberg


Here are the details on MS Gretha van Holland.

Included in your package:

  • 7 nights aboard in your chosen category
  • full board (7x breakfast, 6 packed lunches, 7x dinner)
  • afternoon coffee and cake served daily
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • free welcome drink
  • all harbour, bridge and lock fees
  • guided tour of Waren
  • cruise managers who take part in the cycle tours
  • guided bike tour of Müritz national park
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • detailed travel documents in german
  • optional rental bike


  • outside cabins, approx. 7 sqm (76 sq ft), with ensuite WC and shower
  • central air-conditioning
  • all cabins have portholes which can be opened
  • cabins with ground-level beds or offset bunk beds

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 7-speed gearboxes and coaster brakes, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock.

Travel time 2019:

  • Arrival on saturdays
    No longer bookable!
  • Minimum number of participants: 18. This tour can be cancelled by the provider up to 3 weeks prior to its commencement. If this is the case, we will strive to supply our customers with an equivalent offer.


All prices per person in double cabin with bunk beds.

  •   799 EUR travel price, bunk beds
  •   899 EUR travel price, ground-level beds
  • 1099 EUR single cabin
  •   699 EUR family cabin, 3-4 persons
  •   70 EUR rental bike
  • 165 EUR e-bike

The booking process

The Tour



  • Parking in Waren/Müritz:
    Unattended car park, approx. 1,5 km/ 0,9 mi away from the quay, costs approx. EUR 30/week, reservation required.

  • Arrival by train:
    Waren/Müritz train station, appox. 600 m/2000 ft to the quay.

  • Arrival by plane:
    Airport Rostock-Laage, i.e. rental car to Waren, duration approx. 50 min, distance approx. 70 km/43 mi.

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:
As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.

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