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: Bernkastel-Kues - Zell
Fitness level: medium | Experience: pleasure & wine, Moselsteig & Co.
Start: Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun | Execution: private unaccompanied | Luggage transport: optional
Hiking trail: Moselsteig - stages 11 to 14
On this Moselsteig hike you will experience former monasteries, diverse architecture, medieval castles and well-known vineyards.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO BERNKASTEL-KUES
Your hiking holiday begins in Bernkastel-Kues. Stroll through the medieval city. In the afternoon you will be greeted by the confectioner with a good cup of coffee and handmade chocolates.
DAY 2: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 11 | BERNKASTEL-KUES TO ÜRZIG | 17 KM | Ø 5.5 HOURS
At the beginning steadily uphill you get on this stage of the Moselsteig from Bernkastel-Kues over the slope edges with fantastic views of the Moselle to Ürzig. On the way you can learn something about types of fruit and vegetables in the variety garden in Zeltingen-Rachtig. Marvel at the high Moselle crossing and take a break with a hiking feast in the Machern Cistercian convent with its own brewery.
DAY 3: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 12 | ÜRZIG TO TRABEN-TRARBACH | 15 KM | Ø 5 HOURS
You leave the half-timbered village of Ürzig and walk past the oldest sundial in the Moselle valley to the castle hill. From here you have a far-reaching view of the Wittlich Valley and the Hunsrück. The Moselsteig Trail continues over the slate nature trail in Kröv and the old Mont Royal fortress to the Art Nouveau town of Traben-Trarbach.
DAY 4: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 13 | TRABEN-TRARBACH TO REIL | 15 KM | Ø 5 HOURS
Steep serpentines lead up to the ruins of the Grevenburg. You take a last look at Traben-Trarbach before you get to Enkirch with its many half-timbered houses. In your stage destination, Reil, rustic wine cellars and the famous Reiler wine from the hot stone await you.
DAY 5: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 14 | REIL TO ZELL | 13 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
The Moselsteig follows the traces of the old cannon railway and reaches the Prinzenkopf with its observation tower, from where you can see the Moselle several times. A loop in the nature trail and stairs take you to the Marienburg - a former Augustinian convent. Once in Zell, you can taste the wine from the famous Zeller Schwarze Katz vineyard and let the evening fade away comfortably.
DAY 6: DEPARTURE FROM ZELL
Your hiking holiday on the Moselsteig is over. You leave Zell and take many impressions with you from your enjoyable hiking tour.
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.