Cycle tour Moselle - MS Flora - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Merzig / Coblenz
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    224-251 km / 140 -156 mi
  • Distance per day:
    27-54 km / 17-34 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    mostly flat, along the Saar you can choose to go on a hilly route away from the river
  • Profile:
    predominantly on paved, bikes-only cycle paths, in built-up areas sometimes on roads
  • Return transfer:
    individually by train, look at "Info/arrival"

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board (no dinner in Trier). In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Cycle tour Moselle - MS Flora

Moselle cycle path from Merzig to Coblenz from EUR 1139

The Tour

Cycle tour Moselle - MS Flora

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.

Cycle tour Moselle - 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. 37 km / 23 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 38 km / 23 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 Trier - Bernkastel, 27-54 km / 17-34 mi
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. 45 km / 28 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 Boat trip, Moselkern - Koblenz, approx. 38 km / 24 mi
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 along Moselle river on MS Flora comes to an end.

Moselle with the MS Flora - Cochem
Moselle with the MS Flora
Moselle with the MS Flora- Trier


Here are the details on MS Flora.

Included in "Cycle tour Moselle - MS Flora":

  • 7 nights aboard
  • full board (7x breakfast, 6x packed lunch, 6x dinner, no dinner in Trier)
  • afternoon coffee and cake served daily
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • welcome drink and chat where we will provide you with all the relevant information
  • tickets for ferries
  • some city walks
  • guided cycle tours
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • GPS tracks
  • optional rental bike


  • outside cabins, approx. 8 sqm (85 sq ft), with ensuite WC and shower
  • level-access single beds
  • all cabins with openable portholes

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 24-gears and freewheel systems, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired.

Travel time 2021:

  • Arrival on saturdays


All prices are per person.

  • 1139 EUR 2-bed cabin
  • 1709 EUR 2-bed cabin, single occupancy
  • 1039 EUR triple cabin
  •   85 EUR rental bike
  • 185 EUR e-bike
  •   10 EUR rental helmet
  •   10 EUR private bike
  •   25 EUR private e-bike

The booking process

The Tour



  • Arrival by car:
    Unattended car park in close proximity to the harbour, costs approx. EUR 25/week
  • Arrival by train:
    Merzig station
  • Arrival by plane:
    Frankfurt Airport, by train to Merzig, duration approx. 3,5 h, 1-2 x changes, standard fare approx. EUR 60.

Personal bikes:
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.

Return transfer:
under your own steam by train, duration approx. 2 hours, no train changes, normal fare EUR 35

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.

Please note:

  • As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.
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