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. 300 km / 186 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 10-20 € 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 EUR 699

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. 45 km / 28 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?

 
 
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Info/booking

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
  • 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:

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 2022:

  • Arrivals daily from 09.04. to 22.10.
  • the day of arrival determines the price of your tour

Prices:

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

  • 699 EUR super saver price
    09.04.-29.04. + 08.10.-22.10.
  • 749 EUR basic price
    30.04.-19.08 + 01.10.-07.10.
  • 779 EUR seasonal price
    20.08.-30.09.
  • 255 EUR single room surcharge
  •   85 EUR rental bike
  • 195 EUR e-bike
     
  •   79 EUR return transfer by minibus excl. personal bike
  •   98 EUR return transfer by minibus excl. personal bike
  •   60 EUR additional night in Saarbr., DBL, incl. breakfast
  •   90 EUR additional night in Saarbr., SGL, incl. breakfast
  •   70 EUR additional night in Trier, DBL, incl. breakfast
  • 115 EUR additional night in Trier, SGL, incl. breakfast
  •   65 EUR additional night in Koblenz, DBL, incl. breakfast
  •   95 EUR additional night in Koblenz, SGL, incl. breakfast
     
  • booking code "Saar and Moselle Cycle Path":
    MO-SK-7L
  • how you can save some money

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
Info/arrival

Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • Parking in Saarbrücken:
     Parking available at some hotels, costs approx. EUR 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. EUR 45
    Rental car, one way per vehicle: EUR 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. 40 €.

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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