Biking Frankfurt to Usedom Island

Biking Frankfurt to Usedom Island

Biking Frankfurt to Usedom Island

Prices

From $1,025USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

Start Your Booking

Highlights

Cycle the Oder-Neisse across eastern Germany

Immerse yourself in the peaceful countryside from Frankfurt/Oder leading across eastern Germany.

Ride through unspoilt national parks, meadows and moorlands as you approach the sea.

Stroll the colourful streets in the old town of Ueckermünde.

Enjoy a well-deserved rest on the beaches of Usedom Island after your epic adventure.

Germany's Oder-Neisse Cycle Route winds its way along the rivers that run between Germany and Poland, surrounded by forests, pastures and farmland. The Cycling Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island Tour is a self-guided journey through this idyllic countryside, stopping in quaint small towns along the way to the Baltic Sea in the north.

Cycle across a stunning stretch of Germany, discovering towns and villages each with their own unique energy along the way. Enjoy rustic villages, romantic harbours, and of course the popular sandy beaches of Usedom Island, your final destination. Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life on this unique long-distance cycling tour!

Cycling Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Frankfurt an der Oder

Welcome to Frankfurt an der Oder, a small, but old university town on the border with Poland with a number of notable sights, from Gothic architecture to the impressive university itself. Check in to your hotel and go over the information and maps so you'll be ready to start biking tomorrow.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Frankfurt an der Oder
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Frankfurt an der Oder to Groß Neuendorf/Altewin

Your cycling begins today through the Oderbruch marshes and along beautiful tree-lined avenues. Admire the view from the top of the dykes on the way to Groß Neuendorf or Altewin, two small rural villages with quiet countryside charm.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Groß Neuendorf/Altewin
Distance
58km-68km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Groß Neuendorf/Altewin to Schwedt/Oder

The Lower Oder Valley National Park is the only national park in Germany dedicated to riverside meadows, and you’ll be enjoying the vast grassy, flower-dotted fields today.

On the way to Schwedt/Oder, be sure to take a break at the 12th-century ruins of Stolper Grützpott.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Schwedt/Oder
Distance
65km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 Schwedt/Oder to Löcknitz

Continuing through the Lower Oder Valley, it's a pleasant ride through the meadows on the way to Löcknitz. Overnight in this small town and head out to see its historic castle.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Löcknitz
Distance
80km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Löcknitz to Ueckermünde

Today you pedal through the vast moorlands, past the Uecker River and the Stettiner Haff lagoon. Finally, you reach Ueckermünde, a picturesque harbour town where you can walk along the waterfront and enjoy many restaurants.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Ueckermünde
Distance
58km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Ueckermünde to Usedom Island

Wake up early to catch the ferry heading over to the sunny island of Usedom. You'll have the day to ride around this beautiful place, with white sandy beaches, a pretty seaside town to explore, and wonderful spas.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Usedom Island
Distance
30km-45km
Meals
Breakfast

Day 7 Exploring Usedom Island

You've got a full day today to make the most of the sights at the Island of Usedom. You could get a cute beach hut and soak up the sun, bike along the promenade, visit a local museum, and watch the sunset over the Ahlbeck Pier. Whatever you do, enjoy your time here.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Usedom Island
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Day 8 Departure from Usedom Island

Your riding tour comes to an end today, and we can arrange a transfer service for you back to Frankfurt an der Oder if required. If you would like to extend your stay on Usedom Island, we would be glad to help you arrange accommodation for additional nights.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Cycling Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island Price and Dates

This self-guided biking tour from Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island is run as a custom tour for your group and the price per person is fixed.

Prices below are per person:

  • Price per person staying in a single room: $1,350USD
  • Price per person sharing a double room: $1,025USD
Start Your Booking

Accommodation on the Biking Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island Tour

This tour is based in hotels. The hotels on this trip are 3-star and offer modern conveniences that can make this trip more pleasant.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. If you prefer a single room, the required supplement is included in the listed price. Solo travellers will be required to pay a supplement.

Night 1

Hotel in Frankfurt an der Oder

A university town on the border with Poland, Frankfurt an der Oder has a colourful town centre and noteworthy museums.

Night 2

Hotel in Groß Neuendorf/Altewin

You can either stay tonight in Groß Neuendorf or ride a bit further to Altewin. Both are small rural villages with quiet countryside charm.

Night 3

Hotel in Schwedt/Oder

This pretty riverside town has a quiet charm and some notable historic sites to visit.

Night 4

Hotel in Löcknitz

This small town has an interesting castle and a pleasant little lake where you can relax and unwind.

Night 5

Hotel in Ueckermünde

The colourful harbour port of Ueckermünde boasts a pretty waterfront and marina as well as a quaint town centre.

Night 6-7

Hotel in Usedom Island

You’ll stay in either Ückeritz or Zempin, both of which are popular resorts on Usedom Island.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Cycling Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island Tour?

Meals

7 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour can be added as a supplement. Tour participants can also extend their stay at any of the overnight locations along the tour route.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for your luggage from hotel to hotel is included throughout the tour. The ferry crossing from Ueckermünde to Usedom Island for you and your bicycle is also included.

Also Included

  • 1 package with maps and information per room (maps are only in German)
  • Service hotline during the walking tour

Not included

  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas if required
  • Train tickets to/from starting and ending points
  • Rental bicycles or e-bikes
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Entrance fees to attractions
  • Guide services

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before, during, or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Biking equipment rental:
    • Touring bike
    • E-Bike
    • Speedometer
  • Bus transfer from Oder to Frankfurt

Frequenty Asked Questions about Biking Frankfurt to Usedom Island

How hard is the Cycling Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island tour?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. Though the cycle path is fairly flat along the riverside, participants should be fit enough to bike anywhere from 30km to 80km per day for 5 consecutive days.

Can I rent a bike?

Yes, you can rent a bike during the booking process. Rental bikes are standard touring bikes or electric pedal-assist bikes.

What do the rental bikes come with?

All rental bicycles are supplied with the following accessories: one cable lock with key and one waterproof pannier per bicycle, one map holder and complete tool kit per room (tool kit: inner tube, pump, puncture repair kit, tire levers, cleaning cloth, allen key). Speedometers can be rented for 5 EUR per day.

I’ve never been on a self-guided trip! How does it work?

Self-guided travelling is not difficult! For many, it is a preferred type of travel as you are in charge of your own time and pace. You are provided all the information on which direction you need to go daily. However, self-guided travelling requires good navigation skills and those who don’t feel confident in unknown places should consider booking guided tours.

Where do I pick up/drop off the rental bike?

The rental bikes will be delivered to your hotel at 8 am on Day 1. The bike will be picked up from the last hotel when the tour finishes.

Can I bring my own bike?

Yes. If you bring your own bike, it should be a road bike suitable for the demands of the tour.

Where do I park my bike at the end of the day?

Every hotel and guesthouse along the route provides safe and secure bicycle parking.

Are meals included on the Cycling Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island tour?

7 breakfasts are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover cycling. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Frankfurt an der Oder to start this tour?

Fly into Berlin Airport (BER) and take a train to Frankfurt an der Oder to begin this tour. Note that Frankfurt an der Oder is not the same as Frankfurt!

Where does the Cycling Frankfurt an der Oder to Usedom Island Tour end?

The tour ends in Usedom Island when you check out of your hotel. You can travel by train back to Berlin.

Do I need a visa to travel to Germany?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Germany?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Germany?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

Reviews

All tours on 10Adventures are operated by highly vetted local tour operators and guides.

Having local tour operators and guides means you get a more authentic experience, and your booking creates jobs in the local communities you visit.

Details of the local tour operator will be listed on your booking invoice. If you have questions about the local operator prior to booking, please click the “Ask a Question” button below.

4.7
60 ratings
5 star
51
4 star
5
3 star
2
2 star
0
1 star
2

Written Reviews

There are no written reviews yet.

60 total ratings, 0 with reviews

Prices

From $1,025USD

Difficulty

Self-guided

Hotels

Start Your Booking

What travellers say

When can I do this tour?

J
F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D

Why 10Adventures?

Save time and let us plan your perfect trip.

Customize your travel experience to get it just right.

Knowledgeable adventure specialists are a click or call away.

Stress-free booking at your fingertips.

Flexible payments with interest-free installments.

Rated 4.9 on Google Reviews

Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 3/5. Though the cycle path is fairly flat along the riverside, participants should be fit enough to bike anywhere from 30km to 80km per day for 5 consecutive days.


Read about our scale for Tour Difficulty Ratings.

Get in touch

+1 (587) 327-9828

Book your next Adventure on 10Adventures

Hassle-free Adventure Travel

Sit back, relax, and enjoy! Let us take care of all the travel planning details, so you don’t have to.

Don't Just Take A Trip, Take YOUR Trip

Let us help you get exactly what YOU want with a customizable adventure tour centred around your active interests and passions.

No Hidden Fees

We don’t believe in hidden fees like credit card fees, booking fees or more. Even better, most people can pay in their local currency!

Happiness Guarantee

We want your journey to meet your expectations, and we will work with you to solve any issues you’ve encountered.

Personal Adventure Travel Concierge

Our dedicated adventure travel concierge will curate the perfect itinerary to make your travel dreams a reality.

Vetted Local Guides

Book with confidence, knowing that our team has carefully hand-picked each tour operator and they use local, experienced guides.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get a weekly dose of discounts and inspiration for adventure lovers

Tours

Routes

Blogs