The Moselle by bike and boat from Koblenz to Saarburg

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Duration

8 days

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Duration

222Km

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Self-guided

The beauty of this package is in the freedom it offers: without a guide, you are free to decide the timing, pace, and stops of your journey. Travel freely, travel your way!
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Level 2/5

Moderate-Easy, between 25 and 65 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 150 and 300 meters.

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Linear

The starting point is different from the ending point, with overnight stays in different hotels and daily stages.

Description

Day 1: Koblenz
Individual arrival in Koblenz, boarding at 4pm (for those arriving early, there is the possibility to leave your luggage on board from 10am). Tonight your boat will be anchored in this charming city, one of the oldest in Germany: numerous historical monuments, the richness of its museums, and the picturesque location at the convergence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers at the entrance of the Rhine valley makes the city the ideal starting point for this experience involving culture and nature. In 2002, the Rhine Valley between Koblenz and Bingen was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including part of the city of Koblenz: the historic center, the residence of the electoral princes, Stolzenfels Castle, the old fortress, the confluence of the rivers, and the old Prussian fort.

Day 2: Koblenz – Alken by boat l Alken – Moselkern – Cochem (29 km)
After a short boat trip from Koblenz to Alken, you will begin your first cycle stage to Moselkern, a charming town that directly overlooks the Moselle. From here you will continue to Cochem, where you can visit the picturesque old town with its typical half-timbered houses or taste a good glass of wine from a local winemaker.

Day 3: Cochem – Beilstein – Zell an der Moselle (39 km)
After breakfast, the bike route includes a first stage at Beilstein, one of the best preserved historic towns along the course of the Moselle, dominated by the ruins of Metternich Castle. Having passed the steepest vineyard in Europe, at Bremmer Calmont, the route ends in the winemaking village of Zell on the Moselle.

Day 4: Zell an der Mosel – Bernkastel-Kues (43 km)
From Zell by bike you reach the romantic Traben-Trarbach, a city of Jugendstil. Then, passing through the wine city of Kröv, you proceed to Bernkastel-Kues. The majestic half-timbered houses frame the medieval market square.

Day 5: Bernkastel-Kues – Piesport – Mehring (47 km)
Today's theme is the wine tradition of this region. Bike excursion to Piesport, the wine community with the longest tradition on the Moselle. Then you reach Neumagen-Dhron, Germany's oldest winemaking city. After lunch break, the tour continues towards Mehring, where the boat awaits you.

Day 6: Mehring – Trier (26 or 29 km)
Passing through Pfalzel you arrive by bike at Trier, where the boat awaits you. Trier is one of the oldest German cities. Its Roman origins are well evident in the imposing buildings such as the Porta Nigra, Constantine's Basilica, and the Amphitheater.

Day 7: Trier – Wasserbillig (Lux) – Saarburg (38 km)
Today you will cycle following the river from Trier to Waaserbillig (Luxembourg) and on to Saarburg, also called "Little Venice", known for its narrow streets, half-timbered houses, baroque buildings, and colorful fishermen's houses as well as the 20-meter waterfall.

Day 8: Saarburg
After breakfast, end of services, and check out.

Included

  • Travel/Medical Insurance 24/24
  • Overnight stay and breakfast
  • GPS Tracks
  • Local telephone assistance 7/7
  • Welcome briefing
  • Detailed description and maps of the itinerary
  • Packed lunches
  • 7 x 3
  • or 4
  • course dinner
  • Coffee and tea on board till 4 PM
  • Welcome drink
  • Daily briefings

Not included

  • APP
  • Luggage transfer
  • Transfers not listed as "Included"
  • City tax
  • Tips
  • Journey to/from the starting point of the tour
  • Meals and drinks not listed as "Included"
  • Bike rental
  • Extras
  • Entrance fees, ferries and anything not listed as "Included"

Cancellation penalties

  • From 84 days before the departure date: refund of 70%
  • From 42 days before the departure date: refund of 40%
  • From 28 days before the departure date: refund of 10%
  • From 7 days before, the amount is non-refundable.

The Moselle by bike and boat from Koblenz to Saarburg

  • To explore Germany by bike and boat along the Moselle and Saar rivers, from Koblenz to Saarburg
  • To cycle in complete tranquillity in a dreamlike landscape enriched by splendid vineyards and picturesque villages
  • To discover the history and Roman origin monuments of Trier, one of the oldest German cities
  • To meet along the way fairy-tale castles surrounded by enchanting countryside
  • To taste the excellent Riesling wines typical of this area of the Rhine

Package only on request.

Some of our tours are not available or bookable at the moment. If you are interested in this tour, then ask our team for more information on upcoming availability, or on a similar tour available or bookable immediately!

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