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: 5 days 4 nights | Star tour: Cochem
Fitness level: medium to high | Experience: sporty, Moselsteig & Co.
Start: daily | Execution: private unaccompanied
Hiking trails: Moselsteig - stages 18 to 19, Calmont via ferrata
This hiking holiday on the Moselle is ideal for all sports enthusiasts, as it requires stamina and surefootedness. Steep paths lead up to the lofty heights of the Calmont.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO COCHEM
From your overnight stay in Cochem you can explore the Moselsteig Trail. Hike to the Reichsburg or discover the Moselle by boat.
DAY 2: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 18 | COCHEM TO BEILSTEIN | 14 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
Your hiking holiday on the Moselsteig begins on the steep rock face of the Brauselay. You climb up to the Apollohütte and the Hahnenberg viewpoint, where you will be rewarded with fantastic views. Shortly before Beilstein it gets challenging again, you hike steeply downhill on narrow paths. Beilstein is known as the Sleeping Beauty Village on the Moselle. Stroll through the town before you take the boat back to Cochem on the Moselle.
DAY 3: MOSELSTEIG STAGE 19 | COCHEM TO TREIS-KARDEN | 24 KM | Ø 8 HOURS
A sporty hike awaits you - uphill and downhill through the Dortebachtal nature reserve, past vineyards and stream valleys. At the beginning you can reach the viewing terrace and the Pinner Cross by cable car or on foot. The hiking trail takes you further up to the Klotten wildlife and leisure park, before continuing down to the banks of the Moselle. Over further heights and valleys you finally get past a temple complex to Treis-Karden. The return journey can be made by train.
DAY 4: VIA FERRATA CALMONT | EDIGER-ELLER | 7 KM | Ø 4 HOURS
You can take the train to Ediger-Eller. From the train station, walk to the Galgenlay shelter, the starting point of the via ferrata. The path leads up to the steepest vineyard in Europe via ladders and passages secured with steel ropes. Enjoy the wonderful panoramic view of Bremm, Ediger-Eller and the Stuben monastery ruins along the way. Sturdy shoes and good physical condition are essential. You can rest at the summit cross before you hike back via the Calmont-Höhenweg. At the end of your hiking holiday on the Moselle, enjoy a strengthening dinner in Cochem today.
DAY 5: DEPARTURE FROM COCHEM
You leave Cochem with many wonderful impressions from your active hiking holiday on the Moselle. Would you like to have even more time to explore ?! Then reserve an additional day at the same time.
Program changes reserved
Services included in this package:
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.
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.