Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Cochem / Metz
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    215-249 km / 134-155 mi
  • Distance per day:
    28-53 km / 17-33 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    mostly flat
  • Profile:
    predominantly on paved, bikes-only cycle paths, in built-up areas sometimes on roads
  • Return transfer:
    by train, organised by you independently

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

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board (no dinner in Saarburg). 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.

Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz

International Tour on Premium Ships from 1759 €

The Tour

Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz - Reichsburg Cochem

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 and MS Magnifique I.

Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz - 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, 45 km/28 mi + boat trip
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 will reach the ancient imperial city of Trier on a romantic boat trip.

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, 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 concludes. Disembarkation until 9:30 am.

Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz - Cochem
Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz - Trier
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Here are the details on MS Princesse Royal and MS Magnifique I.

Included in "Moselle tour Cochem-Metz":

  • 7 nights aboard in your chosen category
  • 7 x breakfast
  • 6 packed lunches or small lunch aboard
  • 6 x dinner; no dinner in Saarburg
  • afternoon coffee/tea served daily
  • cabins are cleaned daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • welcome drink
  • several short guided city tours
  • entrance Cochem Castle
  • wine tasting
  • all ferries
  • guided bike tours
    from 22 persons 2 tour guides, 2 groups
  • bike tours are introduced and discussed daily
  • detailed travel documents in english
  • GPS tracks
  • optional rental bike


MS Princesse Royal

  • 11 outside cabins, approx. 11sqm (118 sq ft)
  • 4 premium cabins, approx. 14sqm (151 sq ft)
  • 1 single cabin, approx. 7sqm (75 sq ft)
  • level-access beds
  • individually adjustable air conditioning
  • non-openable portholes

MS Magnifique I

  • 4 suites, approx. 15 sqm (162 sq ft)
  • 12 outside cabins, approx. 11 sqm (118 sq ft)
  • level-access beds
  • individually adjustable air conditioning
  • non-opening portholes

Rental bicycles:

  • 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.
  • If you choose to wear a helmet, we recommend using your own due to the variety of head sizes and shapes and for hygienic reasons.

Travel time 2024:

  • MS Princesse Royal
    Arrival on saturdays
    16.06. + 30.06. + 14.07. + 11.08. + 25.08.
  • MS Magnifique I
    Arrival on tuesdays
    09.07. + 01.10. + 15.10.

All prices are per person.

MS Princesse Royal lower deck
05.05. + 19.05. + 16.06. + 30.06. + 25.08.  
2-bed cabin 1949 €
premium 2-bed cabin 2199 €
single cabin 2549 €
2-bed cabin, single occupancy  2924 €
14.07. + 11.08.  
2-bed cabin 1859 €
premium 2-bed cabin 2109 €
single cabin 2399 €
2-bed cabin, single occupancy  2789 €
MS Magnifique I lower deck
25.06. + 03.09. + 17.09.  
2-bed cabin 1949 €
junior suite 2349 €
2-bed cabin, single occupancy  2924 €
09.07. + 23.07. + 06.08. + 20.08. + 01.10.  
2-bed cabin 1859 €
junior suite 2259 €
2-bed cabin, single occupancy  2789 €
2-bed cabin 1759 €
junior suite 2159 €
2-bed cabin, single occupancy  2639 €
  • -50 € child reduction until 16 y - 3rd bed (Princesse Royal)
  • 100 € rental bike
  • 250 € e-bike
  •   10 € private bike
  •   25 € private e-bike
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The Tour


Arrival for "Moselle tour from Cochem to Metz":

  • Arrival by car:
    - City parking Pinnerstraße, behind the train station: Multidayticket 30 €
    - Parking garage Endertstraße: 56 €/week

  • Arrival by train:
    - Cochem main station: approx. 16 minutes walk from the ship's berth
  • Arrival by plane:
    - Airport Frankfurt-Hahn (approx. 43 km), by AirportShuttle Mosel, duration approx. 45 minutes, normal price 1st person approx. 22 €, 2nd - 5th person approx. 4 €
    - Cologne/Bonn Airport (approx. 110 km), by train to Cochem train station, duration approx. 2 h, 1 x changes, standard fare approx. 30 €

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. 3 hours, 1 x train changes, normal fare 30 €.
By taxi incl. bikes for approx. 400 €.

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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