Are you coming to the Moselle to go hiking or cycling? Or should it be a combination?!
- Pre-planned travel programs
- From short trips to vacations
- Experience the Moselle valley from an excursion boat
Duration: 8 days 7 nights | Stage tour: Trier - Bernkastel-Kues
Fitness level: high | Experience: pleasure & wine, Moselsteig & Co.
Start: Mon Wed Thu Sun | Execution: private unaccompanied | Luggage transport: optional
Hiking trail: Moselsteig - stages 05 to 10
You hike from the Roman city of Trier through beech and spruce forests and over steep cliffs to the medieval Bernkastel-Kues. On the way you will be rewarded with fascinating views.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO TRIER
At the beginning of your hiking holiday you will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine at the lively main market in Trier on the Moselle.
DAY 2: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 05 | FROM TRIER TO SCHWEICH | 19 KM | Ø 5 HOURS
Your first Moselsteig stage leads over steep rocky paths with a wonderful view of the picturesque Moselle valley. The path leads you down into the Kylltal, then up over a crossroad to Schweich.
DAY 3: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 06 | SCHWEICH TO MEHRING | 12 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
Uphill and downhill, rewarded with fantastic views, on the third day of your hiking holiday you reach the Huxlay plateau over the Mehringer Berg. In the evening you can enjoy a glass of wine in Mehring.
DAY 4: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 07 | FROM MEHRING TO LEIWEN | 15 KM | Ø 4.5 HOURS
The third day on the Moselsteig Trail goes over a via ferrata to the Knüppchen Chamber and on to the famous Fünfseenblick. Downhill through forest and vineyards you reach Leiwen.
DAY 5: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 08 | LEIWEN TO NEUMAGEN-DHRON | 14 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
The path leads you past a game reserve and over the Zummethöhe. From there you have a wonderful view of the Moselle arch near Trittenheim. In Neumagen-Dhron you can see a replica of a Roman wine ship, the Stella Noviomagi, while you can enjoy your dinner.
DAY 6: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 09 | NEUMAGEN-DHRON TO OSANN-MONZEL | 19 KM | Ø 5.5 HOURS
Through the picturesque Zweibachtal you get to Piesport, where you can relax in an ostrich tavern directly on the banks of the Moselle. The Moselsteig Trail leads you to a Roman Sauerbrunnen, now a relaxing treading pool for tired feet. You stay overnight in Kesten or Osann-Monzel.
DAY 7: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 10 | OSANN-MONZEL TO BERNKASTEL-KUES | 16 KM | Ø 4.5 HOURS
The Moselsteig runs past rocky cliffs with layers of slate and along well-known vineyards. After a steady climb you will reach Landshut Castle in Bernkastel-Kues, which offers great views of narrow streets and houses in the city. Round off the day in the "cylinder house" restaurant with an enjoyable dinner.
DAY 8: DEPARTURE FROM BERNKASTEL-KUES
Exhausted, but with many new memories of an enjoyable hiking holiday, you start your journey home.
Program changes reserved
Services included in this package:
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 and 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.
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.
Would you like our luggage transport as an additional service ?! Your luggage will be transported to your next accommodation by 5:00 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 "Services" "Travel Insurance" on our homepage.
Information on parking, your arrival and departure, rental bicycles, our starting point transfer, as well as further information can be found under "Services" on our website or with the travel information that is part of your travel documents.
Our 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.
Overnight stay in the standard category
In the standard category there are rooms in pensions and guest houses with simple furnishings. In Trier and Koblenz there are typical city hotels.
Overnight stay in the comfort category
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.
The exact hotel list with hotel addresses and directions is included with your travel documents, which you will receive approx. 14 days before arrival. Please understand that we only give out accommodation names on the basis of a firm booking or after a deposit has been received. We are also happy to pass on "customer requests" for catering or equipment to our service partners with your reservation.