The Saar and Moselle Cycle Path - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Saarbrücken / Koblenz
  • Duration of trip:
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    approx. 305 km / 190 mi
  • Distance per day:
    40-60 km / 25-37 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    The Saar and Moselle Cycle Path are mostly flat, with only a few inclines.
  • 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 15-25 € per person, but there are also cheaper or more exclusive restaurants available.

The Saar and Moselle Cycle Path

Saarbrücken - Koblenz in 8 days / 7 nights from 899 €

The Tour

Saar and Moselle Cycle Path

The landscape along the Saar is characterised by coal mining, but now appears green, with lots of forests and steep incisions in the landscape. Follow the Saar cycle path until the river flows into the Moselle at Konz. From here you’ll cycle through vineyards and wine villages along the Moselle cycle path and you’ll you regularly come across traces of Roman history. Let your mind roam free and enjoy the world-famous Moselle wines and delicious fish dishes. If you love culture, you’ll get your money’s worth in the baroque city of Saarbrücken, the Roman city of Trier and the university city of Koblenz. This tour on the Saar and Moselle cycle paths is also suitable for inexperienced cyclists.

Saar and Moselle Cycle Path

Day 1 Arrival in Saarbrücken
You’ll instantly feel the holiday mood when strolling through the St. Johann market or visiting Saarbrücken Castle.

Day 2 Saarbrücken - Mettlach, approx. 60 km / 37 mi
Follow the Saar through the former coal mining area. The UNESCO World Heritage "Völklinger Hütte" and the fortress town of Saarlouis are well worth a visit, while the Saar loop near Mettlach is an impressive natural spectacle.

Day 3 Mettlach - Trier, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Visit the Old Tower before getting on your bike. You’ll cycle through the picturesque Saarburg to reach the Moselle, where Trier awaits you with countless Roman buildings such as the Porta Nigra, the amphitheatre and the Roman bridge.

Day 4 Trier - Piesport, approx. 50 km / 31 mi
Follow the bends of the Moselle through vineyards and villages. Neumagen-Drohn is the oldest wine town in Germany

Day 5 Piesport - Traben-Trarbach, approx. 40 km / 25 mi
Try the famous Bernkastler Doctor Riesling and stroll through the historic town centre of Bernkastel-Kues with its many colourful half-timbered houses.

Day 6 Traben-Trarbach - Cochem, approx. 55 km / 34 mi
Today, you’ll once again cycle below famous vineyards. The half-timbered houses in Enkirch, Beilstein and Metternich Castle are worth seeing. Cochem with the Imperial Castle and the Enderttor Gate, perfectly rounds off the day.

Day 7 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 8 Departure or extension
Your tour ends after breakfast. But why not extend your tour "Saar and Moselle Cycle Path" in Koblenz?

Saar- und Mosel-Radweg - Trier
Prices & Dates

Prices & Dates

Included in your package "Saar and Moselle Cycle Path":

  • 7 overnight stays incl. breakfast
  • luggage transport from hotel to hotel,
    no maximum number of items,
    maximum weight: 20 kg/ item (44 lbs/ item)
  • 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 by minibus incl. bike,
    please reserve with your original booking


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.
  • 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:

  • Arrivals daily from 06.04. to 19.10.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour


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

  • 899 € saver price
    06.04.-19.04. + 12.10.-19.10.
  • 969 € basic price
    20.04.-03.05. + 08.06.-16.08. + 28.09.-11.10.
  • 1019 € seasonal price
    04.05.-07.06. + 17.08.-27.09.
  • 335 € single room surcharge
  •   95 € rental bike
  • 255 € e-bike
  •   95 € return transfer by minibus excl. personal bike
  • 135 € return transfer by minibus excl. personal bike
  •   70 € additional night in Saarbr., double room, B&B
  • 110 € additional night in Saarbr., single room, B&B
  •   85 € additional night in Trier, double room, B&B
  • 130 € additional night in Trier, single room, B&B
  •   80 € additional night in Koblenz, double room, B&B
  • 130 € additional night in 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



  • Parking in Saarbrücken:
     Parking available at some hotels, costs approx. 15 €/day, details in the travel documents.
  • Arrival by train:
    Saarbrücken central station
  • Arrival at Frankfurt am Main airport:
    Distance to Saarbrücken approx. 170 km, excellent train connections, journey takes approx. 3 hours.
    Train ticket price per person: approx. 45 €
    Rental car, one way per vehicle: 110-130 €

Return transfer:

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

  • Return transfer by train on your own steam:
    Good connections via Koblenz main train station (Wien Hauptbahnhof), change trains 1-2x, duration approx. 2,5 - 3 hours. You must reserve own bikes several days in advance. Regular price aprox. 26 €.

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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