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View over vineyards to Trittenheim on the Moselle

Moselle Cycle Path - comfortable

From Trier to Coblenz

9 Days / 8 Nights
Easy
View over vineyards to Trittenheim on the Moselle

Numerous vineyards on both sides of the river and breathtaking natural landscapes will constantly accompany you and promise delightful cycle tours. On this bike trip you follow a more than 2000 year old Roman history, in the true sense of the word. Thereby you cycle through historical cities and charming villages and you get to know the famous fruity wines which you can taste.

Itinerary at a glance

Once, the Romans populated the Moselle region, as evidenced by the architecture in Trier. You can taste fruity wines in Neumagen-Dhron, the oldest wine village in Germany, and near Moselkern, it's worth making a visit to the mediaval Burg Eltz Castle.

Day
01
Arrival in Trier

Before starting the bike tour you should schedule some time to visit the well-known amphitheater as well as the Porta Nigra. Here you can experience and comprehend 2000 years of history. You start your trip and cycle alongside the wonderful Moselle River. Passing Pfalzel and Schweich you will soon reach Mehring. There you can visit the so-called Villa Rustica, a roman relict.

In Trittenheim an educational trail along your route reports on domestic grape variety and Neumagen-Dhron is well-known as the oldest wine village of Germany. In Piesport you can view the Roman cellars from the 3rd century.

Soon you will reach Bernkastel-Kues where many alleys and colorful half-timbered houses will impress. In any case you should taste the well-known “Bernkastler Doctor” (local produced wine). Just another short distance and you have finished your cycle stage arriving in Zeltingen.

Today you cycle through the winegrowing region „Kröver Nacktarsch“ until you reach Traben-Trarbach. Many vineyards accompany you on both sides of the river. Traben-Trarbach offers many architectural masterpieces of art nouveau and Belle Epoque. Your route takes you through the wine region „Zeller Schwarze Katz“ and finally ends in Zell.

Early in the day you will arrive in Beilstein, widely known as the Rothenburg on the Moselle. In Cochem you should allocate enough time to visit the charming center as well as the Reichsburg, which dates back to the 11th century.

After about 5 kilometers you should make a side trip to the medieval castle „Burg Eltz“, which counts among the most beautiful and best preserved castles of Germany. Located in the heart of nature it offers magnificent views. Back to the Moselle bike path you pass numerous charming wine villages, before you reach Kobern-Gondorf.

Only a short stage and you will reach the final destination Coblenz. The center is situated at the confluence of the Moselle River and the Rhine River and is extremely well-suited for a shopping tour.

Day
09
Departure or extension

Route Information

Easy

The Moselle bike path mostly runs on paved roads and bike trails and is continuously and well signposted. There are only less short sections with more traffic. Altogether a very easy bike tour which is ideally suitable for families with children and doesn´t require more than basic fitness.

Prices & Dates

Prices per person in EUR

Services & Information

Further details about this tour

Included

  • Accommodation in your selected category
  • Breakfast
  • Welcome briefing (German, English)
  • Luggage transfer
  • Best developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Half-board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
  • Return transfer by minibus to Trier every day, departure approx. 9am, costs EUR 79 per person, for your own bike additionally EUR 39, to be paid in advance, reservation is necessary
  • Wine tasting during the tour, costs EUR 23 per person, to be paid for in advance, reservation is necessary

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Trier train station
  • Frankfurt-Hahn or Frankfurt-Main airport
  • Public car park or multi story car park close to the hotel costs from approx. EUR 10 to EUR 15 per day, no reservation possible/necessary

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • This tour is a partner tour.
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