Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Trier / Mainz
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 301 km / 187 mi
  • Distance per day:
    40-60 km / 25-37 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    The Moselle Cycle Path is almost consistently flat.
  • Profile:
    Mostly off-road, paved cycle path or bike lane, sometimes directly along busy roads.
  • Return transfer:
    In your own steam by train or optionally by minibus.
Eating and drinking
Whether simple or sophisticated: the Moselle cuisine is diverse and imaginative. As there is a great selection of restaurants everywhere on this journey, we do not offer half-board. A typical dinner costs between 15-25 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine

from Trier to Mainz in 8 days / 7 nights from 619 €

The Tour

Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine - Niederwalddenkmal

Lush greenery and vineyards as far as the eye can see. On this cycle tour along the Moselle and Rhine, follow the winding course of the river through small and well-known wine villages, with defiant castles, impressive collegiate churches and imposing fortresses rising up to the left and right. Taste the much-praised wines in the wineries, immerse yourself in the vibrant university city life of Koblenz and be captivated by the scenic beauty of the Rhine floodplains before arriving in the charming city of Mainz. This cycle tour along the Moselle and Rhine is mostly flat and is suitable for everyone.

Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine - Trier

Day 1 Arrival in Trier
The Roman monuments of Augusta Treverorum are a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Porta Nigra, amphitheatre and the Roman bridge, across which cars are still allowed to drive.

Day 2 Trier - Trittenheim, 40-45 km / 25-28 mi
The Moselle cycle path follows the meanders of the river through steep vineyards and charming villages. Neumagen-Drohn is considered the oldest wine village in Germany.

Day 3 Bike tour to Traben-Trarbach, approx. 40 km / 25 mi
Try the famous Bernkasteler Doctor and stroll through the old town of Bernkastel-Kues with its many colorful half-timbered houses.

Day 4 Traben-Trarbach - Cochem, 45-50 km / 28-34 mi
Today you cycle beneath famous vineyards. Worth seeing are the half-timbered houses in Enkirch, Beilstein with Metternich Castle and, to top it all off, Cochem with the Reichsburg and Endert Gate.

Day 5 Cochem - Koblenz, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Impressive buildings line the route to the wine-growing villages of Kobern-Gondorf and Güls before you arrive in the lively university town of Koblenz. The Ehrenbreitstein fortress offers a fantastic view of the city and the Deutsches Eck.

Day 6 Koblenz - Oberwesel/St. Goar, 45 km / 28 mi
Today you cycle along the Rhine through the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley. Loreley and many castles greet you on the way to the day's destination.

Day 7 Oberwesel/St.Goar - Mainz, approx. 60 km / 37 mi
Known and unknown wineries are on the way to the state capital and printing city of Mainz. Visit the blue church windows in St. Stephen's by Chagall or the exciting Gutenberg Museum.

Day 8 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your tour "Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine"?

Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine - Koblenz
Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine - Koblenz
Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine - Mainz
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Included in "Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine":

  • 7 overnight stays in your reserved category, B&B
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no maximum number of items, maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • boat tour in Trier
  • cable car ride in Koblenz
  • entrance fortress Ehrenbreitenstein
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • GPS tracks
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • visitor's tax to be paid on site
  • optional rental bike
  • optional return transfer by train excl. bike,
    please reserve with your original booking
  • optional return transfer personal bike (saturdays)
    please reserve with your original booking


  • Guesthouses and hotels at the international 3* level as per Hotelstars Union. All rooms are en suite with bath or shower.

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 21 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers on both sides, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Travel time 2024:

  • Arrivals daily from 04.05. to 21.09.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour


All prices apply per person in a double room, incl. breakfast.

  • 619 € saver price
  • 779 € basic price
  • 829 € seasonal price
    10.05.-01.06. + 19.07.-21.09.
  • 215 € single room surcharge
  •   95 € rental bike
  • 195 € e-bike
  •   22 € return transfer by train excl. personal bike
  •   30 € return transfer  personal bike, uninsured
  •   36 € return transfer personal e-bike, uninsured
  •   55 € return transfer  personal bike, insured
  •   55 € return transfer personal e-bike, insured
  •   70 € additional night in Trier, double room, B&B
  • 100 € additional nigh in Trier, single room, B&B
  •   65 € additional night in Mainz, double room, B&B
  •   95 € additional night in Mainz, single room, B&B

For children:

  • Discount in the room of two adults
    00-06 years: 100 %
    07-11 years:   50 %
    12-15 years:   25 %

The booking process

The Tour


Arrival to "Bike tour on the Moselle and Rhine":

  • Parking in Trier:
    Hotel parking subject to availability, costs approx. 12 €/day, details in the travel documents.
  • Arrival by train to Trier:
    Trier central station
  • Arrival at Frankfurt am Main airport:
    Distance to Trier approx. 200 km, excellent train connections, journey takes approx. 3,5 hours, 1-2 changes
    Train ticket price per person: approx. 55 €

  • Booked rental bikes are waiting for you at the hotel.

Return transfer:

  • Return by train (optional):
    free choice of train on local trains from 9.00 a.m.; no transfer to the station
    Free bicycle transport from Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to midnight
    Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays all day
  • Return transfer by train on your own steam:
    Good connections from Mainz main train station (Mainz Hauptbahnhof), every hour,  1x change, duration approx. 3 hours. Train ticket price per person: approx. 28 €
  • Return transfer of own bikes (Saturday / optional):
    Return the bikes to the last stage hotel by 4.30 pm the day before (Friday) at the latest - the bikes will be ready the following day from approx. 10 am at the hotel in Trier.

Perfectly looked after:

  • During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

The Tour
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