Bikes, Ebikes and Helmets

Bike rental

The bicycles on board are mostly traditional touring bicycles (ladies’ models) with 7 – 8 gears, hand brake and/or pedal brake and saddle bags (for Croatia, Italy, Spain, Turkey and France: 21, 24 or 27 gears and hand breaks. Hire prices for other bicycles (like children’s bicycles or tandems) and/or children’s seats are available on request. You are permitted to bring your own bicycle (at no extra cost) on most larger boats. The owner of the ship, crew or tour operator are in no way responsible for any damage, loss or theft to your bicycle. For a few trips it is not possible to bring your own bicycle. Please check this before booking your holiday.

Electric bicycles / E-bikes

Rental E-Bikes are only on request, there is a limited number available, early booking recommendable. On some trips you can bring your own electric bicycle and charge it aboard: please find out before booking a trip if this is possible for that trip.

Bike helmets

All cyclists in Spain, Turkey and Croatia are required by law to wear helmets. In Italy children up to and including 16 years of age are required by law to wear helmets, in Austria children up to and including 12, in Slovakia for children up to and including 14 and for everyone cycling outside of residential areas. In all other countries wearing a helmet is recommended, but not compulsory. If you want to wear a helmet, we advise you to buy your own and bring it with you.