If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!
This Moselle tour from Cochem zo Metz takes you through Germany, Luxembourg and France. In this border region, which is ideal for an autumn holiday, you’ll see traces of Roman and medieval history wherever you go. Enjoy the impressive landscape, the excellent wines of the Moselle valley and the life on board a comfortable premium boat. Your starting point is Cochem.
Here you can find further information on MS Princesse Royal.
Day 1 Arrival in Cochem
Embarkation from 2 pm. You can thenexplore the town and visit the famous Imperial Castle.
Day 2 Cochem - Zell, approx. 39 km/24 mi
Famous vineyard sites are situated on several of the Moselle’s sinuosities, along which the small town of Beilstein charmingly presents itself.
Day 3 Zell - Bernkastel-Kues, approx. 45 km/28 mi
The Art Nouveau town of Traben-Trarbach is located on the Middle Moselle. The medieval Bernkastel is a well-known film set.
Day 4 Bernkastel-Kues - Schweich, 28-54 km/17-34 mi
The famous wine towns on today’s itinerary are Piesport and Neumagen. You can reach the imperial city of Trier by bike or boat.
Day 5 Trier - Saarburg, approx. 28 km/17 mi
In the morning you’ll visit the Roman buildings of the city, before cycling along the Saar to the picturesque town of Saarburg.
Day 6 Saarburg - Remich, 45-53 km/28-33 mi
Today belongs to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, where you can sample the excellent Moselle sparkling wines (Cremants).
Day 7 Schengen - Thionville, approx. 30 km/19 mi + boat trip
Today you’ll cycle in the Lorraine region, before taking the ship to the fortress of Metz, a Roman city and the seat of the Carolingian emperors.
Day 8 Disembarkation and depature
After breakfast, your Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz aboard MS Princesse Royal concludes. Disembarkation until 9:30 am.
Here are the details on MS Princesse Royal.
Included in "Moselle tour Cochem-Metz":
We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 7-speed gearboxes and freewheel, equipped with a waterproof bike bag, bike lock and water bottle. We also offer e-bikes if desired.
Travel time 2023:
All prices are per person.
Arrival by car:
- Parking garage Endertstraße 20: day tickets available at the tourist information
- City parking Pinnerstraße, behind the train station: daily rate approx. 4 €, each additional day 2 €
- Parking lot Stationstraße 2
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.
Under your own steam by train, duration approx. 3 hours, 1 x train changes, normal fare 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.