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: 6 days 5 nights | Stage tour: Zell - Cochem
Fitness level: high | Experience: sporty, Moselsteig & Co.
Start: daily | Execution: private unaccompanied | Luggage transport: optional
Hiking trail: Moselsteig - stages 15 to 18
These stages of the Moselsteig require a very good level of fitness. It goes high up to magnificent views and to Sleeping Beauty in Beilstein, a fairytale place.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO ZELL
You travel to Zell, your starting point for your hiking holiday on the Moselle. In the city center there is a fountain with the famous Zeller Schwarze Katz, after which the vineyard is named.
DAY 2: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 15 | ZELL TO NEEF | 20 KM | Ø 6 HOURS
After a steep ascent to the Collis Tower, you will be rewarded with magnificent views through the Moselsteig Trail. Those who like to climb can reach the tower via the Collis steep path with an alpine character. Shortly before the stage destination Neef, it goes uphill again to the summit cross. A detour to Petersberg, a narrow mountain ridge, takes you to one of the most beautiful places on the Moselle. In Neef you can taste the many variations of the vineyard peach.
DAY 3: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 16 | NEEF TO EDIGER-ELLER | 11 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
The shortest of the 24 stages of the Moselsteig Trail is also the most demanding. The path leads over serpentines into the steepest vineyard in Europe, the Bremmer Calmont. If this is not enough for you, you can prove yourself on the Calmont via ferrata. In the evening you can enjoy a tarte flambée with a glass of fruity Moselle Riesling in Ediger-Eller.
DAY 4: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 17 | EDIGER-ELLER TO BEILSTEIN | 18 KM | Ø 5.5 HOURS
After the two strenuous stages, you hike more comfortably on the Moselsteig, past numerous holy houses, to the Roman graves with the best-preserved vault paintings north of the Alps. The path leads through the Briederner Schweiz with its impressive nature to a Carmelite church and reaches Beilstein, the Sleeping Beauty village on the Moselle with Metternich Castle.
DAY 5: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 18 | BEILSTEIN TO COCHEM | 15 KM | Ø 4.5 HOURS
On this stage of your hiking holiday on the Moselle, you will find out how difficult the work of winemakers on the steep slopes is today. You hike over the Moselkrampen with its very narrow paths and narrow stairs to Cochem, overcoming mountain heights, small streams, slopes and rocky paths several times.
DAY 6: DEPARTURE FROM COCHEM
Pay a visit to the Reichsburg in Cochem before you start your journey home from this sporty holiday. Or take a little more time and reserve an extra night with you.
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 bike tour afterwards. You can reserve additional nights as a pre- or post-night stay when booking your trip.
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.
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 "Service" "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 "Service" 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 list of hotels with hotel addresses and directions is included with your travel documents. We are happy to pass on "customer requests" for catering or equipment to our service partners with your reservation.