Geat Cycling Vacation on Moselle - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Perl / Koblenz
  • Duration of trip:
    12 days / 11 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 505 km / 314 mi
  • Distance per day:
    40-60 km / 25-37 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    On the 3rd and on the 8th day it is a bit hilly, otherwise the tour is flat.
  • Profile:
    Mostly separate, paved cycle path or bike lane, occasionally running 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 10-20 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle

experience the whole region - 12 d/11 n from 1249 €

The Tour

Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle

Fancy a really great vacation holiday on the Moselle? Not only cycling along the big river, but also discovering the many side valleys? A cycle bus will take you and your bike up to the heights of the Eifel, and then it's a pleasant ride back down to the Moselle. Discover the Roman, medieval and French history of this region, with charming villages and towns worth seeing. Despite some hilly sections, this cycling vacation on the Moselle is also suitable for the inexperienced.

 
Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle - Saarburg

Day 1 Arrival in Perl
The tour begins in the border triangle, in the wine town of Perl. Roman history comes alive in the open-air museum Villa Borg, for gourmets there is Victor's with 3 Michelin stars.

Day 2 Perl - Trier, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Follow the border between Germany and Luxembourg through vineyards and past the mouth of the Saar in Konz. Trier is the oldest city in Germany.

Day 3 Excursion to Saarburg, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Outward you follow the Saar into the medieval wine town of Saarburg, back you go via the roman village Tawern (from Taberna/Taverne).

Day 4 Excursion to Bitburg, 55 km/34 mi + transfer
The bike bus takes you high into the Eifel to the beer town of Bitburg, then you glide down the romantic Kyll Valley back to Trier.

Day 5 Trier - Bernkastel-Kues, approx. 60 km / 37 mi
Enjoy ever-changing views of the Moselle valley. The historic town centre of Bernkastel-Kues enchants visitors with colourful half-timbered houses and of course excellent Moselle wines.

Day 6 Excursion to Daun, approx. 60 km / 37 mi + transfer
The bike bus will take you to the Volcanic Eifel today. You will return on the Maare-Mosel cycle path, a disused railroad line in a beautiful landscape.

Day 7 Bernkastel-Kues - Bullay, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Also today you cycle below famous vineyards like the Kröver Nachtarsch. Bullay is famous for the double-decker bridge over the Moselle.

Day 8 Excursion to Kelberg, approx. 50 km/31 mi + transfer
By bike bus you will go back to the Volcanic Eifel. Today the tour leads over the heights through a lot of nature to the spa Bad Bertrich and back to Bullay.

Day 9 Bullay - Treis-Karden, approx. 40 km / 25 mi
Beilstein is known as the Rothenburg on the Moselle, in Cochem a visit to the Reichsburg Castle or a ride on the chair lift to the Pinnerkreuz is worthwhile.

Day 10 Treis-Karden - Koblenz, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Further on you cycle along the Moselle to Koblenz. From the Ringelsteiner Mühle, you will take a hike to the famous Eltz Castle.

Day 11 Excursion to the Lorelei, 40 km/25 mi + boat trip
Today you’ll follow the Rhine and board a boat to take you to St. Goarshausen and the Lorelei rock. You’ll cycle back to Koblenz via Boppard with its Roman fort, beautiful Rhine promenade and the medieval town of Rhens.

Day 12 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your tour "Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle" in Koblenz?

Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle - Bernkastel
 
Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle - Loreley
 
Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle - Trier
Info/booking
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Info/booking

Included in "Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle":

  • 11 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no maximum number of items,
    maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • entrance Kaiserthermen Trier
  • bike bus Trier - Bitburg incl. bike
  • bike bus Bernkastel-Kues - Daun incl. bike
  • bike bus Bullay - Kelberg incl. bike
  • guided tour Eltz Castle
  • boat trip Koblenz-St. Goarshausen incl. bike
  • 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 incl. bike,
    please reserve with your original booking

Accommodation:

Bikes for hire:

  • Comfortable unisex bikes available in different frame sizes with 21 gears/freewheel. Equipped with panniers, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.

Travel time 2023:

  • Arrivals daily from 08.04. to 21.10.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour

Prices:

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

  • 1249 saver price
    08.04.-21.04. + 14.10.-21.10.
  • 1349 € basic price
    22.04.-12.05. + 17.06.-18.08. + 30.09.-13.10.
  • 1419 € seasonal price
    13.05.-16.06. + 19.08.-29.09.
  • 390 € single room surcharge
  • 125 € rental bike
  • 315 € e-bike
     
  •   85 € return transfer by minibus excl. personal bike
  • 115 € return transfer by minibus incl. personal bike
  •   60 € additional night, Perl, double room, B&B
  •   90 € additional night, Perl, single room, B&B
  •   70 € additional night, Trier, double room, B&B
  • 105 € additional night, Trier, single room, B&B
  •   75 € additional night, Koblenz, double room, B&B
  • 120 € additional night, Koblenz, single room, B&B

For children:

    Discount in the room of two adults
    00-05 years: 100 %
    06-11 years:   50 %
    12-14 years:   25 %
    15-17 years:   10 %

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Info/arrival

Arrival to "Great Cycling Vacation on the Moselle":

  • Parking in Perl:
    Free parking at the hotel; parking garage 10 €/day, advance reservation required.
  • Arrival by train:
    Perl train station
  • Arrival at Frankfurt am Main airport:
    Good train connections, journey takes approx. 4-5 hours, 2 x changes,
    Train ticket price per person: approx. 45 €
  • Booked rental bikes are waiting for you at the hotel.

Return transfer:

  • Return transfer by Minibus (optional):
    Collection at hotel, departure approx. 9 am, duration approx. 3 hours, must be booked together with holiday.

  • Return transfer by train on your own steam:
    Very good connections from Koblenz main train station (Koblenz Hauptbahnhof), 1 x  change, duration approx. 2,5 hours, costs approx. 30 €.

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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