If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!
This Moselle tour from Metz to Cochem takes you through France, Luxembourg and Germany. 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 Metz.
Here you can find further information on MS Princesse Royal.
Day 1 Arrival in Metz
Explore the fortress town of Metz, which once lay at the heart of the Franconian Empire and was the ancestral home of the Carolingians. Embarkation from 2 p.m.
Day 2 Thionville - Remich, 41-49 km/26-31 mi
Today, you’ll cycle through the Lorraine and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The border village of Schengen gave the European agreement its name.
Day 3 Remich - Saarburg, 40-48 km/25-30 mi
In Luxembourg you can sample the excellent Moselle sparkling wines (Cremants), before cycling along the Moselle and Saar to the romantic town of Saarburg.
Day 4 Saarburg - Trier, approx. 32 km/20 mi
Just a little cycling, then there is plenty of time to explore the imperial Roman city of Trier. The Porta Nigra and Imperial Baths are the most famous, but by far the only sights.
Day 5 Schweig - Bernkastel-Kues, 27-54 km/17-34 mi
You’ll leave Trier by boat. Piesport and Neumagen are famous wine towns you’ll encounter along your route today.
Day 6 Bernkastel-Kues - Zell, approx. 45 km/28 mi
Traben-Trarbach is characterized by Art Nouveau design, while Zell is the second largest wine town on the Moselle with excellent Riesling wines.
Day 7 Zell - Cochem, approx. 39 km/24 mi
The town of Beilstein is charming, while Cochem offers remarkable town houses from across many centuries below the famous Imperial Castle.
Day 8 Disembarkation and depature
After breakfast, your Moselle tour from Metz to Cochem on MS Princesse Royal concludes. Disembarkation until 9:30 am.
Here are the details on MS Princesse Royal.
Included in "Moselle tour from Metz to Cochem":
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 "Moselle tour from Metz to Cochem":
Arrival by car:
- Parking garage "Parking Theatre": approx. 75 € per week
- Parking garage Relais Rochambeau and P+R Rochambeau
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.