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Ascent and descent in Moselle style

MOSELLE BIKE TOUR: Ascent and descent in Moselle style

  • Stages bike tour 7 days 6 nights
  • Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Koblenz
  • 37 to 53 km per day
  • Fitness level high
  • Overnight stays: Trier - Leiwen - Traben-Trarbach - Ediger-Eller - Treis-Karden - Koblenz
  • Sporty
  • Start: Daily, March-October, self guided
  • Luggage transport included
24.07.2024 - 30.07.2024
696,00 €
from p.p.
routing with maps

This sporty bike tour goes uphill and downhill, because you don't always just follow the Moselle Cycle Path. A cycling holiday that inspires above all with the most beautiful panoramic views over the Moselle valley.

Included extras

  • Welcome sparkling wine at the winemaker in Trier
  • Wine tasting in the winery
  • Multi-course dinner
  • Cable car ride to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Koblenz with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Koblenz with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Leiwen with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Leiwen with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Leiwen to Traben-Trarbach with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Leiwen to Traben-Trarbach with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Traben-Trarbach to Ediger-Eller with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Traben-Trarbach to Ediger-Eller with panorama
Map Moselle Cycle Path Ediger-Eller to Treis-Karden
Map Moselle Cycle Path Ediger-Eller to Treis-Karden
Map Moselle Cycle Path Treis-Karden to Koblenz
Map Moselle Cycle Path Treis-Karden to Koblenz

Day 1
Own managed arrival to Trier

Day 2 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Trier to Leiwen
35.8km | Ø 3h | ↑ 331m | ↓ 346m

Day 3 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Leiwen to Traben-Trarbach
59.7km | Ø 4.50h | ↑ 221m | ↓ 223m

Day 4 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Traben-Trarbach to Ediger-Eller
41.9km | Ø 3.25h | ↑ 136m | ↓ 174m

Day 5 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Ediger-Eller to Treis-Karden
32km | Ø 2.25h | ↑ 25m | ↓ 33m

Day 6 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Treis-Karden to Koblenz
41.7km | Ø 3h | ↑ 6m | ↓ 30m

Day 7
Own managed departure from Koblenz

travel description
Day 1
Own managed arrival to Trier
The most beautiful buildings on Triers Main Market

Start your cycling holiday with a ride to the Marian column. Located high above the Moselle, this place offers an outstanding view over the 2,000-year-old city. Enjoy the view over Rome on the Moselle. Then explore the world heritage site on foot. Trier winemakers welcome you in the middle of the main market with a glass of sparkling wine.

Day 2 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Trier to Leiwen
Wine tasting in Traben-Trarbach with rose wine

You cycle down the Moselle on the award-winning cycle paths along the river landscape. The ascent to the Fünf-Seen-Blick observation tower in Mehring is worthwhile, because from here the Moselle loops give the impression of being made up of five lakes. Back in the valley, you can take the Moselle cycle path to Leiwen, where you will be awaited for a wine tasting in a winegrower's cellar.

Day 3 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Leiwen to Traben-Trarbach
The Grevenburg ruins above Traben-Trarbach

In Neumagen-Dhron and Piesport you will learn a lot about the history of wine. Uphill you follow the panorama road that lives up to its name. You will be rewarded with fantastic views for your efforts. Back in the valley, the Moselle cycle path takes you to Bernkastel-Kues with its medieval atmosphere. At the stage destination Traben-Trarbach, it goes uphill again to Grevenburg, before you spend the evening in the ambience of the winding streets of the Art Nouveau city.

Day 4 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Traben-Trarbach to Ediger-Eller
Special dinner in Ediger-Eller

You are leaving Traben-Trarbach. After Zell you master another ascent to the Marienburg. Here you can enjoy the magnificent view of one of the Moselle loops during a break in the middle of the vineyard. Before today's cycle tour comes to an end, you can admire the Calmont from the Moselle cycle path, the steepest single vineyard site in Europe. End the day comfortably with a good dinner.

Day 5 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Ediger-Eller to Treis-Karden
The Reichsburg above Cochem

The first part of today's tour takes you to Cochem. Take a city walk and get to know the Reichsburg. Then continue on the Moselle cycle path through the vineyards to Treis-Karden.

Day 6 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Treis-Karden to Koblenz
View of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

As far as Koblenz, the city where the Rhine and Moselle meet at the Deutsches Eck, you will pass many castles on the Moselle Cycle Path. The cable car takes you to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Experience the history of the fortress and enjoy the panoramic view over the city.

Day 7
Own managed departure from Koblenz
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress from the Deutschen Eck

During your sporty trip you could experience the most beautiful views over the Moselle landscape. We would be happy to inform you about additional days at the beginning of your trip or afterwards.

Program changes reserved

Useful info on
-Arrival Departure Parking
-Rental bicycles
-Luggage transport Transfers
-Accommodation categories
-and much more see further below

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7 Days
Selected date
24.07.2024 - 30.07.2024 | 7 Days
Package: Double room standard accommodation per person
696,00 €
Package: Double room comfort accommodation per person
793,00 €
Package: Single room standard accommodation
896,00 €
Package: Single room comfort accommodation
1087,00 €
additional services
Pre-night Trier single room standard accommodation
96,00 €

Pre-night Trier double room standard accommodation per person
65,50 €

Pre-night Trier single room comfort accommodation
113,00 €

Pre-night Trier double room comfort accommodation per person
75,50 €

Pre-night Koblenz single room standard accommodation
95,00 €

Pre-night Koblenz double room standard accommodation per person
67,50 €

Pre-night Koblenz single room comfort accommodation
124,00 €

Pre-night Koblenz double room comfort accommodation per person
81,50 €

Post-night Trier single room standard accommodation
96,00 €

Post-night Trier double room standard accommodation per person
65,50 €

Post-night Trier single room comfort accommodation
113,00 €

Post-night Trier double room comfort accommodation per person
75,50 €

Post-night Koblenz single room standard accommodation
95,00 €

Post-night Koblenz double room standard accommodation per person
67,50 €

Post-night Koblenz single room comfort accommodation
124,00 €

Post-night Koblenz double room comfort accommodation per person
81,50 €

5 days eCityBike lowstep 8-gear hub incl. Pannier Lock Collection
157,50 €

5 days eTrekkingBike women/men 9-gear chain incl. Pannier Lock Collection
162,50 €

5 days Tandem unisex 27-gear chain incl. Pannier Lock Collection
153,00 €

5 days CityBike lowstep 8-gear hub backpedal brake incl. Pannier Lock Collection
105,00 €

5 days TrekkingBike women/men 27-gear chain incl. Pannier Lock Collection
120,00 €

Own e-bike
0,00 €

Own bike
0,00 €

Bicycle trailer for children
76,00 €

Bicycle trailer for dogs
76,00 €

Second pannier (only with rental bike)
10,00 €

Additional wine tasting at the Moselle winemaker
15,00 €

Wine tasting at the VDP-winemaker
30,00 €

Half board - dinner without drinks
175,00 €

Half board vegetarian - dinner without drinks
175,00 €

Packed lunch on each stage day
37,50 €

Overnight stay for your dog
78,00 €

We arrive by car
0,00 €

Chauffeur service for your car from start to finish (excluding possible parking fees)
195,00 €

Transfer from finish to start including bicycle and luggage per person - at the beginning
79,00 €

Transfer from finish to start including bicycle and luggage per person - at the end
79,00 €

1 additional piece of luggage for all stages of your tour up to 20kg max
45,00 €

arrival transfers parking luggage

By public transport
Trier has its own train station, which is centrally located in the city and can be easily reached from all directions. You can reach most hotels from here on foot or using the well-developed bus network.

From Koblenz you can easily return home from the centrally located main train station. This can be reached on foot from many hotels. Alternatively, the well-developed public bus network or taxis are also available.

By plane
There are six airports within a radius of approximately 250 km around Trier and Koblenz - Saarbrücken, Luxembourg, Frankfurt/Hahn, Frankfurt, Cologne-Bonn and Düsseldorf. All airports have rental car locations. Alternatively, we are happy to offer you an airport transfer upon request.

By car / Parking
Trier and Koblenz are easy to reach by car.

Most of our accommodations in Trier and Koblenz have a sufficient number of their own parking spaces or even parking garages. There is also a free public car park a short distance from the city centers, as well as centrally located car parks with cheap weekly parking tickets.

Car chauffeur service
Exclusively with us and useful when your home is closer to Koblenz than to Trier. Save yourself the time-consuming return transfer. More info

Person transfer Return transfer
The person transfer from Koblenz to Trier takes place every day during our season. Thus, this is possible both at the beginning and at the end of your bike vacation. Depending on whether you prefer to park your car in Trier or in Koblenz.

Departure is between 09:00 and 10:00 a.m. - there are up to four access points in Koblenz and up to four exit points in Trier.

Luggage transport
With our included luggage transport, one piece of luggage per travelling person will be transported to your nearest accommodation until 17:00. Additional pieces of luggage can be booked for 10,00 Euro per leg under the additional services "Additional baggage". The maximum weight per piece of luggage is 20 kg.

types of rental bicycles

Two e-bike and two organic bike variants of the Haibike and Winora brands are available, as well as a tandem model - each matching to the size of the body. Bicycle helmets as well as children- and dog-trailers can also be loaned.

All types of rental bikes are equipped with the run-on flat tire "marathon" from the premium manufacturer Schwalbe. The bicycle rent always includes a lock and a pannier bag for daily luggage and a set of changing clothes.

For reasons of quality and reliability, the renting of rental bicycles handles a single specialized partner company for us only.

Information about "rental bicycle vs. own bicycle" is available here:
more info


KEY DATA MODELS:

Comfortable eCityBike

  • Lowstep
  • Disc brakes
  • 8-gear hub
  • Aluminium frame
  • Suntour suspension fork
  • 500W Bosch-Akku

Model:
Winora Tria Monotube

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eTrekkingBike

  • Women and men
  • Disc brakes
  • 9-gear chain
  • Aluminium frame
  • Suntour suspension fork
  • 500W Bosch-Akku

Model:
Haibike Trekking 5

eTrekkingBike-women-men-disc-brakes-gear-chain

Comfortable Tandem

  • Unisex
  • Magura wheel brakes
  • 27-gear chain
  • Aluminium frame

Model:
Chaka Ohana

Tandem-unisex-wheel-brakes-gear-chain

Comfortable CityBike

  • Lowstep
  • Backpedal brake
  • 8-gear hub
  • Aluminium frame
  • Suntour suspension fork

Models:
Winora Holiday and Samana

CityBike-lowstep-backpedal-brake-gear-hub

TrekkingBike

  • Women and men
  • Disc brakes
  • 27-gear chain
  • Aluminium frame
  • Suntour suspension fork

Model:
Winora Domingo 27 Disc

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categories of accommodation

Accommodations - close to centre in mentioned places
Our centrally located overnight partners on the Moselle are selected middle and superior class hotels, guest houses and inns. All rooms have a bath / toilet or shower / toilet.

Accommodation category standard
In the standard category there are rooms in pensions and guest houses with simple furnishings. In Trier and Koblenz there are typical city hotels.

Accommodation category comfort
In the comfort category, we reserve 3-star accommodations for you. At the same time, the rooms are somewhat larger than in the standard category and have "extra" features. If necessary in a quieter location, with new equipment or with a balcony / terrace.

Single room bookings
In many cases, the single rooms booked in your accommodation are double rooms for single use.

Shelter for your own bicycle
All accommodation partners used for our bike tour programs have suitable storage facilities for bicycles. Charging the batteries of e-bikes is also possible.

general info

Possible start of the journey
For our multi-stage tours, we recommend arriving at the weekend, as experience has shown that availability is then highest.

Holidays Major events
You should book a trip during the holiday weeks, to wine and street festivals or other major events in good time. There may be a surcharge, minimum nights or changes in the program.

Meals Half board Packed lunches
The travel price includes the corresponding rich breakfast for each night of our travel programs. Additional nights and extensions are also included breakfast.

The booking of half board and also packed lunches is possible via the "Additional services accommodations".

Additional nights Extensions
You can arrive earlier or extend your vacation afterwards. You can reserve additional nights as a pre- or post-night stay when booking your trip. Should you wish to stay one more night in a location during your trip, please let us know using the comment field of your booking or give us a call.

Bed tax Guest tax
We would like to point out that some cities levy a culture tax or bed tax. The fees will be collected directly at your accommodation.

List of accommodation
Specific accommodation names are not available prior to a fixed booking. The background to this is the possibility of daily arrival, which for us excludes the purchase of fixed room quotas. In addition, we work together with several accommodation partners per location – always matching the respective theme of the trip and the requirements of the individual booking.

Special food and accommodation
Necessary requests for special dietary or allergy-prone nutrition or physical limitations are communicated to our service partners with the fixed booking without obligation.

Luggage transport
With our included luggage transport, your luggage will be transported to your next accommodation until 5 p.m. 1 piece of luggage per person weighing a maximum of 20 kg.

Short-term travel requests
Even short-term travel requests require a binding booking, as otherwise availabilities cannot be queried. If the trip is not possible due to a lack of availability, we will provide you with an alternative offer upon request. If you do not wish this, your booking will be canceled free of charge.

Invoice
A booking confirmation / invoice is issued to the travel applicant for each booking. If you are traveling as a group, but would like separate invoices, please make separate bookings, stating a group name. Subsequent splitting of processes and invoices is not technically possible.

Payment
The down payment is 30% of the travel price plus insurance premium (if travel insurance is also taken out) after receipt of the booking confirmation. The remaining payment is due four weeks before the start of the journey. For bookings less than 6 weeks before the start of the journey, the entire travel price is due immediately.

Travel documents
The travel applicant receives the travel documents and the service vouchers for all travel participants by post approx. 14 days before arrival - provided that the travel price has been paid in full. One set of travel documents is created for each room. This includes: a detailed day-to-day travel description, the hotel list with addresses and check-in information, maps with further tips for visiting and sightseeing, city and local maps, as well as recommendations for places to stop and an emergency contact list. In the case of short-term bookings and a foreign address, we will store the complete travel documents in your first hotel. You will receive the exact travel description including the hotel list in advance by email.

Travel insurance
We recommend that you take out travel insurance including travel cancellation, interruption, rebooking fees and luggage insurance. You can find further information on this under the item "explanations" "Travel Insurance" on our homepage.

services

Services included in the tour price:

  • 7 days with 6 nights in centrally located hotels and inns
  • 6 x rich breakfast
  • Shelter for your own bicycle

  • Moselle Cycle Path Trier - Leiwen - Traben-Trarbach - Ediger-Eller - Treis-Karden - Koblenz
  • 1 x welcome sparkling wine at the winemaker in Trier
  • 1 x wine tasting in the winery
  • 1 x multi-course dinner
  • 1 x cable car ride to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
  • Luggage transport from accommodation to accommodation

  • 1 x Moselle cycling map and detailed tour description per room
  • GPS-Tracks
  • Tips for travel preparation, restaurant recommendations, tips for refreshments
  • Roadside assistance tips and a service hotline 7 days a week

  • Customer money protection via R+V Versicherung

Bookable additional services:

  • Additional wine tasting at the Moselle winemaker
  • Wine tasting at the VDP-winemaker

  • Half board (also vegetarian) in the overnight places
  • Packed lunch for your biking stages
  • Pre-night stay at the start or destination
  • Post-night stay at the start or destination

  • Accommodation booking for your dog

  • Parking for your car during your trip
  • Chauffeur service for your car from the start to the destination

  • Starting point transfer from the destination to the starting point

  • Different types of rental bikes
  • Rental trailers for children and dogs

  • Travel guide and city tours on request