At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Metz / Koblenz
  • Duration of trip:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 305 km / 190 mi
  • Distance per day:
    50-75 km / 31-47 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 10-20 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

Active Moselle Bike Path

Metz-Koblenz in 7 days / 6 nights from EUR 549

The Tour

Relax by moving - Clear your head and let your gaze wander over lush green vineyards while you reel off kilometre after kilometre on the Moselle cycle path. Discover Franco-German history in Metz, Roman history in Trier and Cochem and enjoy world-famous Moselle wines at local wineries before taking a look at the Deutsches Eck headland in the university town of Koblenz. The Moselle cycle path offers well-developed paths and roads that are easy to cycle.

 

Day 1 Arrival in Metz
The birthplace of the Carolingian dynasty looks back on an eventful Franco-German history. Visit picturesque squares, churches and city gates, while secular buildings such as the post office or train station are also well worth seeing.

Day 2 Metz - Perl, approx. 65 km /40 mi
You’ll cycle quickly to the Dreiländereck (three country triangle) via the French Thionville with its defiant belfry. The open-air museum Roman Villa Borg is worth seeing.

Day 3 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 4 Trier - Bernkastel-Kues, approx. 65 km / 40 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 5 Bernkastel-Kues - Cochem, approx. 75 km / 47 mi
Today, you’ll once again cycle below famous vineyards. The half-timbered houses in Enkirch, Beilstein and Metternich Castle are worth seeing. To crown it all, Cochem with the Imperial Castle and the Enderttor Gate.

Day 6 Cochem - Koblenz, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Take the chairlift to the Pinnerkreuz and take in the magnificent view before cycling to the university town of Koblenz. The Old Castle, the Electoral Palace and the cultural centre Forum Confluentes with the Mittelrhein Museum await you. The Ehrenbreitstein Fortress offers a great view of the city and the Deutsches Eck (German Corner), a headland where the Moselle joind the Rhine.

Day 7 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your tour "Active Moselle Bike Path"?

 
 
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Info/booking

Included in your package "Active Moselle Bike Path":

  • 6 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel, 1 piece p.p., 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • travel documents and maps in english
  • visitor's tax to be paid on site
  • 7-day customer helpline
  • optional rental bike
  • optional return transfer by minibus incl. bike, please reserve with your original booking

Accommodation:

  • Category M:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the international 2-3* level as per Hotelstars Union. All rooms are en suite with bath or shower.
     
  • Category L:
    Guesthouses and hotels at the international 3-4* 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, lock and repair kit. E-bikes available upon request.

Travel time 2021:

  • Arrivals daily from 03.04. to 23.10.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour

Prices Category M:

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

  • 549 EUR saver price
    03.04.-30.04. + 09.10.-23.10.
  • 619 EUR basic price
    01.05.-20.08. + 02.10.-08.10.
  • 649 EUR seasonal price
    21.08.-01.10.
  • 210 EUR single room surcharge
  •   80 EUR rental bike
  • 190 EUR e-bike
     
  •   85 EUR optional return transfer by minibus incl. bike
  •   65 EUR additional night in Metz, DBL, incl. breakfast
  • 110 EUR additional night in Metz, SGL, incl. breakfast
  •   60 EUR additional night in Koblenz, DBL, incl. breakfast
  •   90 EUR additional night in Koblenz, SGL, incl. breakfast

Prices Category L:

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

  • 619 EUR saver price
    03.04.-30.04. + 09.10.-23.10.
  • 699 EUR basic price
    01.05.-20.08. + 02.10.-08.10.
  • 749 EUR seasonal price
    21.08.-01.10.
     
  • 250 EUR single room surcharge
  •   80 EUR rental bike
  • 190 EUR e-bike
     
  •   85 EUR optional return transfer by minibus incl. bike
  •   85 EUR additional night in Metz, DBL, incl. breakfast
  • 150 EUR additional night in Metz, SGL, incl. breakfast
  •   65 EUR additional night in Koblenz, DBL, incl. breakfast
  •   95 EUR additional night in Koblenz, SGL, incl. breakfast
     
  • booking code "Active Moselle Bike Path":
    MO-MK6L
  • how you can save some money

The booking process

The Tour
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Arrival:

  • Parking in Metz:
    Public garage, costs approx.. 15 EUR/day, no reservation possible, details in the travel documents.
     
  • Arrival by train:
    Metz Ville
  • Arrival at Luxemburg airport:
    Distance to Metz approx. 75 km, excellent train connections from Luxemburg City, journey takes approx. 1 hour.

  • Arrival at Frankfurt am Main airport:
    Distance to Metz approx. 240 km, excellent train connections, journey takes approx. 4 hours.
    Train ticket price per person: approx. EUR 65

  • Return by Minibus (optional) :
    Collection at hotel, departure approx. 9 am, duration approx. 4,4 hours, must be booked together with holiday.

  • Return transfer by train on your own steam:
    Good connections via Koblenz main train station (Koblenz Hauptbahnhof), change trains 1x, duration approx. 3,5 hours, Costs approx. 40 EUR. You must reserve own bikes several days in advance.

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.

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