Moselle and Saar - 7 days

Cycling holiday - Germany - Moselle
  • 7 days
  • Bed and breakfast, half board optional (3x)
  • Along the wine terraces of the Moselle
  • Luggage transport
  • Hotels with luggage transport
  • Trier, Merzig, Trittenheim, Traben-Trabach, Cochem, Koblenz
  • Along the wine terraces of the Moselle
  • Picturesque wine towns with half-timbered houses
  • Mostly free cycle paths
  • Distance per day 40-56 km
GPS OnlyE-bikeCycle classicsDifficulty 1
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Moselle and Saar - 7 days

Day 1 - Arrival in TrierThe Moselle and Saar cycle tour starts in Trier, Germany's oldest city. Here you can see the impressive Porta Nigra in the historic center, the remains of an amphitheater and a huge Romanesque cathedral. The city is also home to Karl Marx's birthplace.Day 2 - Transfer to Merzig, Mettlach or Saarburg - 65, 45 or 25 km to TrierFor your first cycling tour, take the train to Merzig and then cycle back along the banks of the Saar. You can shorten the cycle route by getting off earlier in Mettlach or Saarburg. In Mettlach you will find 250 years of ceramics history of the world-famous Villeroy & Boch in an old abbey. You continue cycling on a wonderful cycle path to the picturesque Saarburg, with the high castle, the bell foundry and the waterfall in the center. You can enjoy 'Kaffee mit Kuchen' on the terraces and then explore the city on foot. Then you continue to Konz, where the Saar and the Moselle meet, along the Moselle you return to Trier.Day 3 - From Trier to Trittenheim or Neumagen-Dhron - approx. 40 kmYou leave Trier and cycling along the Moselle you arrive in the picturesque Pfalzel. After a visit to Schweich, you can admire the Roman 'Villa Urbana' and excavations from Roman times in Longuich.
You will spend the night in Trittenheim or in Neumagen - Dhron.
Day 4 - From Trittenheim or Neumagen-Dhron to Traben-Trarbach - approx. 53 kmAfter rounding the Moselle meander with the rocky massif of the 'Moselloreley' you will soon see the imposing castle ruins of Landshut with the small old town of Bernkastel at its foot. At the next meander you will find striking Art Nouveau houses and your hotel in the lively twin town of Traben-Trarbach.Day 5 - From Traben-Trarbach to Cochem - approx. 56 kmA short cycle route will take you to the romantic resort of Cochem, where you will spend the night. Along the way you will pass the monastery ruins of Stuben and Beilstein, a jewel of a half-timbered town at the foot of the castle ruins of Metternich.
In addition to a wonderful walk through the Altstadt and on the Moselle Promenade, you can also visit the Reichsburg, rebuilt in late medieval style, or take the chairlift to the Pinnerberg for a beautiful panorama.
Day 6 - From Cochem to Koblenz - approx. 50 kmYour last cycle route takes you along the now less erratic course of the Moselle, past steep wine terraces, to Koblenz, where the river flows into the Rhine. Along the way in the village of Moselkern, a trip to the fairytale castle Burg Eltz is an absolute must. After a short walk through the picturesque Eltzbachtal valley, a wonderful view of this wonderful castle suddenly unfolds. At the end of the cycle route, cross the Moselle at Güls into the center of Koblenz. After arriving at your hotel, you can take a lovely walk through the atmospheric Altstadt and over the leafy promenades along the Moselle and the Rhine to the famous 'Deutsches Eck'.Day 7 - DepartureBy train you return to Trier to pick up your car. If you have traveled by train from home to Trier, you will return home from Koblenz.

Moselle and Saar - 7 days

Details Leistungen Moselle and Saar - 7 days

General informationDeparture dates: April 28th until October 16th
Arrival day: every day
  • Rental bikes and E-bikes available. Current prices can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • Prices of additional services, half board and extensions can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • GPS tracks and maps included
Additional information
  • Parking: at the first hotel (paid)
  • Return transfer of persons from Koblenz to Trier by train is possible daily and costs € 26 per person. Reserve in advance when booking. On site is not possible. (Bicycles can be taken for free)
  • Returning your own bicycle to Trier is also possible by night transport and costs € 30 per bicycle. This is only possible on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On the afternoon before your return journey, you will hand in your bicycle at the last hotel. The next day your bike will be at the hotel in Trier. Reserve in advance when booking. On site is not possible.
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