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On the trail of the Kurtrier people

MOSELLE BIKE TOUR: On the trail of the Kurtrier people

  • Stages bike tour 7 days 6 nights
  • Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Koblenz
  • 31 to 52 km per day
  • Fitness level medium
  • Overnight stays: Trier - Leiwen - Bernkastel-Kues - Zell (Moselle) - Cochem - Koblenz
  • Pure Moselle Cycle Path
  • Start: Daily, March-October, self guided
  • Luggage transport included
19.05.2024 - 25.05.2024
689,00 €
from p.p.
routing with maps

A bike tour across the Moselle Cycle Path, where you are consistently visiting the places, where not only the Romans but also the Kurtrier People have left many traces. Look forward to a cycling holiday that is all about the Middle Ages.

Included extras

  • Welcome sparkling wine at the winemaker in Trier
  • Cyclists' feast deluxe in a vinotheque
  • Cable car ride to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Koblenz
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Koblenz
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Leiwen
Map Moselle Cycle Path Trier to Leiwen
Map Moselle Cycle Path Leiwen to Bernkastel-Kues
Map Moselle Cycle Path Leiwen to Bernkastel-Kues
Map Moselle Cycle Path Bernkastel-Kues to Zell(Moselle)
Map Moselle Cycle Path Bernkastel-Kues to Zell(Moselle)
Map Moselle Cycle Path Zell(Moselle) to Cochem
Map Moselle Cycle Path Zell(Moselle) to Cochem
Map Moselle Cycle Path Cochem to Koblenz
Map Moselle Cycle Path Cochem to Koblenz

Day 1
Own managed arrival to Trier

Day 2 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Trier to Leiwen
36.8km | Ø 2.5h | ↑ 30m | ↓ 35m

Day 3 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Leiwen to Bernkastel-Kues
31.2km | Ø 2.25h | ↑ 20m | ↓ 26m

Day 4 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Bernkastel-Kues to Zell(Mosel)
43km | Ø 3h | ↑ 102m | ↓ 109m

Day 5 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Zell(Mosel) to Cochem
39.1km | Ø 2.75h | ↑ 58m | ↓ 79m

Day 6 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Cochem to Koblenz
52.2km | Ø 3.75h | ↑ 9m | ↓ 30m

Day 7
Own managed departure from Koblenz

travel description
Day 1
Own managed arrival to Trier
The Porta Nigra in Trier

Your vacation begins with a glass of sparkling wine in the middle of the city, which is also known as the Rome of the North. Between historic houses and buildings steeped in history, you will quickly find out that the oldest city in Germany actually has a southern flair.

Day 2 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Trier to Leiwen
On the Moselle-Cycle-Path from Trier to Leiwen

The Moselle cycle path awaits you right on the river bank in Trier. Along the Moselle you drive past meadows, forests and vineyards. On the way, stop for a cyclists' feast deluxe in a vinotheque before heading to Leiwen via the Roman Wine Route.

Day 3 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Leiwen to Bernkastel-Kues
View of Bernkastel-Kues with the Moselle

In the oldest wine village in Germany you will see a Roman wine ship and in Piesport one of the largest Roman wine presses north of the Alps. After you have followed the Moselle cycle path to medieval Bernkastel-Kues, you should go on a city tour here in the evening. Possibly accompanied by the night watchman, who has many interesting stories to tell.

Day 4 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Bernkastel-Kues to Zell(Mosel)
Zeller Schwarze Katz on wine barrell on the roundabout

You continue down the Moselle and reach Machern Monastery. Excellent beer is brewed here. Distillates can also be tasted in a cellar. There is also a toy and icon museum. After visiting the monastery, the cycle stage continues along the Moselle cycle path to the Bad Wildstein thermal spring and the Art Nouveau town of Traben-Trarbach. In the area of the Black Cat you should try the famous drop that comes from this vineyard.

Day 5 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Zell(Mosel) to Cochem
View of Cochem with the Reichsburg

Today's stage takes you to the via ferrata on the Calmont and to the Sleeping Beauty town of Beilstein, before the Moselle cycle path takes you to your overnight stay in Cochem. The image of this city is characterized by small alleys, a colorfully planted Moselle promenade and the late Gothic imperial castle. On some days knightly feasts are offered here.

Day 6 - Bike tour Moselle Cycle Path
Cochem to Koblenz
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and Koblenz from the air

Cycle on the last stage of your bike tour on the Moselle cycle path past the Terrace Moselle, wine bars, old half-timbered buildings and historic castles. In Koblenz, where the Moselle and Rhine flow into one another, the cable car takes you to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress before you end the evening with a stroll through the alleys of the old town.

Day 7
Own managed departure from Koblenz
Emperor William monument in Koblenz

We have shown you the most beautiful Moselle centers and small wine villages on our stage tour from our popular "pure Moselle-Cycle-Path"-series. If you would like a day off before, during and/or after your tour, please contact us.

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
19.05.2024 - 25.05.2024 | 7 Days
Package: Double room standard accommodation per person
689,00 €
Package: Double room comfort accommodation per person
779,00 €
Package: Single room standard accommodation
907,00 €
Package: Single room comfort accommodation
1046,00 €
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 €

Wine tasting at the Moselle winemaker
15,00 €

Wine tasting at the VDP-winemaker
30,00 €

Half board - dinner without drinks
210,00 €

Half board vegetarian - dinner without drinks
210,00 €

Packed lunch on each stage day
37,50 €

Overnight stay for your dog
78,00 €

We need a parking space - parking fees from 0.00 to 15.00€/day excluded
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 €

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
In our included luggage transport, your piece of luggage will be transported to your next accommodation by 5:00 p.m. Additional items of luggage can be booked for EUR 9.00 per stage. Maximum 20 kg per piece of luggage booked.

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

eCityBike-lowstep-disc-brakes-gear-hub

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.

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 this package:

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

  • Moselle Cycle Path Trier - Leiwen - Bernkastel-Kues - Zell - Cochem - Koblenz
  • 1 x welcome sparkling wine at the winemaker in Trier
  • 1 x Radler-Schmaus Deluxe in a vinotheque
  • 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:

  • 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