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Merlin’s Castle

Black Forest & Vosges Mountains Tour

21 – 27 July 2015

This trip starts and finishes at Calais (or other agreed meeting/departure points). The first day we ride through France into the Ardennes region of Belgium, riding fast sweepers and twisty forest roads. Dinner tonight is included and you’ll have a choice of over 700 Belgian beers!

The next day we continue into Germany arriving early evening at Baden-Baden, in the Black Forest. This evening is at your leisure; our hotel is centrally located so you can easily explore this Roman spa town.

Day three we ride down through the Black Forest on the famous B500, stopping to view the largest cuckoo clock in the world, en route to our hotel for the next two nights in the Southern Black Forest. Dinner is included the first night here.

Day four is a free day for you to chill out, take the steam train to Titisee or alternatively accompany us to see the largest waterfalls in Europe on the High Rhine near Schaffhausen.

The next day we cross the Rhine into France spending the day riding in the Vosges Mountains before arriving at our hotel on the banks of the Moselle river.

Day six we ride through the Champagne region of France heading towards our final hotel which has views across the lake of BBC TV’s “Merlin’s Castle”. Dinner tonight is included

The last day we head back to Calais in time to catch a late afternoon crossing, stopping en-route at Albert where there will be time to visit the 1916 War Museum.

This will be a fully escorted motorcycle trip from the moment you arrive at the port of Calais (or tunnel) and will be run at a moderate pace. The routes have been extensively researched and as we always stop every hour & a half for coffee, lunch or fuel any pillions will not be too long in the saddle. As we use a tried & tested “drop-off” marker system with a tail-end rider there is no need for you to refer to road books or maps.

We will stay in small, independent hotels, all with plenty of character, biker friendly and all centrally located.

A luggage van – included in the price – follows the same route as the tour and is available for you to store jackets & helmets at any of the stops.

Please contact us for more details – remember there are limited places on this motorbike holiday.

Approx riding stats: Total 1200 miles; Longest day 225 miles; Motorway 50 miles

Price: £725 per person – includes:

  • Seven day fully escorted tour led by experienced British guides – who speak French (but not much German!).
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts for 6 nights in a shared room with en-suite facilities*
  • Evening meals with wine on 3 nights.
  • Luggage Van
  • Tour Information Pack (to include itinerary, hotels, explanation of marker system, contact details etc.)

* Single room supplement £200

Your ferry/tunnel crossing, any entry fees and meals / drinks other than as stated above are not included.

A deposit of £95 per person is payable upon booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before departure.

We’ll need a minimum of 10 guests to run this Tour.

All Terms & Conditions relating to Bike Normandy Tours apply to all bookings.