If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!
On the river Moselle with the MS Flora - that’s a somewhat different way to experience this holiday region beloved for generations. Ancient Roman history, medieval townscapes and the omnipresent viticulture on this regions’ typical steep slopes shape the foundation of this tourist destination, which seems to be constantly reinventing itself. Generous hospitality and Moselle-Franconian cheerfulness await you between Trier and Coblenz, which in itself is worth a visit if you fancy a brief detour up the river Saar. This cycle tour along Moselle river on the MS Flora is perfectly suitable for untrained cyclists, your starting point is Merzig.
Here you can find further information on the MS Flora.
Day 1 Arrival in Merzig
Embarkation starts at two o'clock. Discover this quaint town with the remarkable basilika and the baroque town hall.
Day 2 Merzig - Saarburg, approx. 39 km / 24 mi
First, you'll visit the famous Mettlach ceramics factory. Then you will follow the Saar river along a picturesque meander.
Day 3 Saarburg - Trier, approx 32 km / 20 mi
First, you'll cycle to Wasserbillig in Luxembourg. Then you enter the Roman Imperial city. The Porta Nigra and the Imperial Baths are Trier’s most famous, but certainly not its only sights.
Day 4 Schweich - Bernkastel, 27-54km/17-34mi +boat trip
Neumagen and Piesport are two famous wine villages you will be passing through today. Roman history is brought to life in a wine presser and a replica wine ship.
Day 5 Bernkastel-Kues - Zell, approx. 48 km / 30 mi
Traben-Trarbach is shaped by Art Nouveau, while Zell is the largest wine town along the Moselle, with an exceptional Riesling. In the evening you can visit a local winery.
Day 6 Zell - Cochem, approx. 39km / 24mi
The small town of Beilstein presents itself in a charming fashion; in Cochem you will discover the famous Reichsburg castle.
Day 7 Karden - Winningen, approx. 38km/24mi +boat trip
First, you'll visit Eltz Castle, after which Coblenz is awaiting you, with its beautiful historic centre and a cable car up to Fort Ehrenbreitstein.
Day 8 Disembarkation and depature
After breakfast, your "Cycle tour Moselle - MS Flora" comes to an end.
Here are the details on MS Flora.
Included in "Cycle tour Moselle":
Travel time 2024:
All prices are per person.
under your own steam by train, duration approx. 2 hours, no train changes, normal fare 35 €
In principle, you can bring your own bike along. However, please note that your bike will be loaded on and off the boat twice a day along with several others and therefore slight cosmetic damage to individual bikes cannot be ruled out, which is why we do not take responsibility or liability for such damage. We recommend reserving one the excellent rental bikes we offer.
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.