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Cycle break in the vineyards, an idyllic village in the background

Rhine Cycle Path IV

From Mainz to Coblenz

5 Days / 4 Nights
Cycle break in the vineyards, an idyllic village in the background

The Romans have been here already 2000 years ago because of the thermal springs and the healing water from river Rhine. Today there are a lot of medieval fortresses, viniculture and well worth seeing cities as well. People are coming from all over the world to visit the Rhine valley between Mainz and Coblenz which is part of UNESCO world cultural heritage since 2002.

Itinerary at a glance

The Upper Middle Rhine Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage site for a reason – take a leisurely stroll through the Drosselgasse in Rüdesheim, visit Kloster Eberbach, and climb up to the Loreley. For wine enthusiasts, visiting the many wineries is a must!

We recommend arriving early to Mainz! The Roman-Germanic central and the Gutenberg museum, the imperial palace and the elector castle should be visited.

Welcome to the UNESCO world cultural heritage Upper Middle Rhine valley! Your first stage leads you through soft vineyards and well-known wine villages. Here the Rhine still flows unhurried and shape small romantic island and expand his stream bed to a latitude of 800 m. If you want to visit Eltville or monastery Eberbach you have to cycle 15 km more. In Rüdesheim you have several possibilities: a wine tasting, an excursion through the well-known Drossel-vannel, a relaxed journey to the Niederwald monument by cable-car.

Gorgeous fortresses are awaiting you today! We recommend walking up the Loreley where you will have a beautiful view towards the romantic Rhine valley.

Your route leads you to Boppard where you can go by chair lift up into densely wooded and silent altitudes. Or you visit Marksburg and castle Stolzenfels on your way to Coblenz.

Departure or extension

Route information


You cycle really relaxed in most of the time flat terrain.

Prices & Dates

Category: comfortable middle-class hotels

Prices per person in EUR

Services & Information

Further details about this tour


  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • App for navigation and GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Return transfer by minivan every Wednesday and Saturday from Coblenz to Mainz, departure approx. 12.30 am, costs EUR 65 per person, for your own bike additionally EUR 40 reservation necessary, to be paid for in advance

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Mainz train station
  • Frankfurt airport
  • Public multi-storey car parks with costs close to the hotel, no reservation possible, to be paid for at the time
  • Good train connections to Mainz

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Ferry trips across the Rhine on your own, costs approx. € 2- 5,-/person incl. bike
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • This tour is a partner tour.

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of EUR 20 per room.

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