Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Mosel: individuelle Radreise
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zell: Hotel Schloss Zell ***
Zell: Hotel Schloss Zell ***
Zell: Hotel Schloss Zell ***
Treis-Karden: Schloss-Hotel Petry ****
Treis-Karden: Schloss-Hotel Petry ****
 Koblenz: Top-Hotel Krämer ***
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz

Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz

7 Days
01.05.2024 - 06.10.2024
from 765 €
pro Person
description

Embark on an exhilarating cycling adventure along the enchanting Moselle cycle path, a journey that promises to captivate not only wine connoisseurs but also enthusiasts of natural beauty and history. As you pedal through the breathtaking Moselle valley, you'll be immersed in one of Europe's most diverse and picturesque river landscapes.

The Moselle River meanders through the valley, forming numerous picturesque loops along its course. Adorned with vine-covered slopes that produce some of the finest wines in the region, the valley is a paradise for wine lovers. Quaint wine towns dot the landscape, each exuding its own unique charm and offering opportunities to sample local wines and culinary delights.

Throughout your journey, you'll encounter historic cities steeped in rich heritage and culture. From ancient ruins to medieval castles, the Moselle valley is a treasure trove of historical landmarks waiting to be explored.

Whether you prefer the freedom of a self-guided tour with departures available throughout the season or the camaraderie of a guided group tour, we offer options to suit your preferences. For pricing and dates, please contact us to tailor your perfect Moselle cycling experience. Get ready to pedal through vineyards, soak in breathtaking vistas, and immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of the Moselle valley.

 
Highlights

  • Low- traffic bike routes on quiet paths directly at the river
  • Lovely boutique accommodations
  • UNESCO heritage in Trier
  • world famous wineries along the way
  • stunning landscapes

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Trier
  • Day 2: Trier - Trittenheim | Approx. 23 miles / 27km
  • Day 3: Trittenheim - Bernkastel-Kues/Zeltingen | Approx. 17 - 22 miles / 27 - 35 km
  • Day 4: Bernkastel-Kues/Zeltingen - Zell | Approx. 21 - 25 miles / 33- 40 km
  • Day 5: Zell - Treis-Karden | Approx. 29 miles / 47 km
  • Day 6: Treis-Karden - Koblenz | Approx. 24 miles / 38km
  • Day 7: Koblenz - departure

All distances are approximate. Due to circumstances beyond control, weather conditions or provisions issued by local authorities, the itinerary may be subject to some changes before and/or during your holiday. For example, along the way you may find temporary deviations/detours caused by roadwork. In this case, please follow the directions posted on site.

Mosel cycle path from Trier to Koblenz:

  • 7 days / 6 nights
  • Individual bike tour with luggage transport
  • Departure: Daily departure between April and October
  • Approx. 118 mi | 190 km by bike
  • Difficulty level 2 of 5
     

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Trier
Arrive at your leisure to Trier, the oldest city in Germany, where history comes alive at every turn. Embark on a captivating city tour that spans over 2000 years of rich heritage and cultural significance. From ancient Roman ruins to medieval marvels, Trier boasts world-renowned attractions that offer a glimpse into its storied past. Marvel at the iconic Porta Nigra, an imposing Roman gate that stands as a testament to the city's ancient origins. Explore the grandeur of the Imperial Baths, once the largest Roman baths outside of Rome itself. Admire the intricate mosaics and well-preserved artifacts at the UNESCO-listed Roman Villa of Trier. Delve into the spiritual heritage of the city at the Trier Cathedral, a stunning example of Romanesque architecture housing the revered Holy Tunic, believed to be the robe worn by Jesus Christ during his crucifixion. As evening descends, immerse yourself in the charming ambiance of Trier's traditional wine taverns, where you can savor the unique flavors of Riesling wine, a local specialty with a rich history dating back centuries. Let the atmosphere, steeped in the echoes of the past, transport you to a bygone era as you toast to the timeless allure of Trier.

Day 2: Trier - Trittenheim | Approx. 23 miles / 27km
Today, your journey takes you along the banks of the Moselle River, winding through serene wine villages. Starting from Trittenheim, you'll have the opportunity to traverse one of the oldest bridges, offering a glimpse of the well-preserved ferry towers on the opposite riverbank. As you ascend through the vineyards overlooking the village, be prepared to savor a breathtaking vista of the picturesque Moselle valley below.

Day 3: Trittenheim - Bernkastel-Kues/Zeltingen | Approx. 17 - 22 miles / 27 - 35 km
Continuing your journey, you'll pass through Neumagen-Dhron, renowned as the oldest wine village in Germany, before reaching Piesport. Here, a remarkable sight awaits: an impeccably restored Roman cellar dating back to the 4th century. Consider taking a detour to the renowned wine village of Bernkastel-Kues, where you can explore the charming paved market square surrounded by quaint half-timbered houses. As you move on to Zeltingen, you'll encounter a collection of magnificent baroque buildings, steeped in Moselle tradition, adding to the region's rich architectural tapestry.

Day 4: Bernkastel-Kues/Zeltingen - Zell
| Approx. 21 - 25 miles / 33- 40 km
The rolling wine slopes beckon, promising a delightful experience of wine-tasting in one of the region's traditional taverns. As you journey past Traben-Trarbach, you'll soon reach the captivating Moselle loop in Zell, known as the "Zeller Hamm." Here, nestled amidst this natural wonder, sits the venerable Marienburg Castle, proudly overlooking the landscape for nearly 900 years from its perch atop the mountain ridge.

Day 5: Zell - Treis-Karden | Approx. 29 miles / 47 km
Indulge in a mesmerizing vista of Europe's steepest vineyard, the Calmont, where every angle offers a breathtaking panorama of the Moselle valley below. As you ascend to the peak, prepare to be captivated by the awe-inspiring scenery. Your journey will lead you to Cochem, a town renowned for its majestic fortress complexes and the iconic Reichsburg Castle. This imposing structure stands as a testament to German castle romance, commanding attention with its storied history and picturesque setting.

Day 6: Treis-Karden - Koblenz
| Approx. 24 miles / 38km
In Moselkern, consider a brief detour to the nearby Burg Eltz castle, a gem nestled amidst lush greenery. This well-preserved medieval fortress offers a glimpse into the region's rich history and architectural splendor. As you continue your journey, you'll eventually reach Koblenz, where the Moselle River converges with the Rhine. Here, an unforgettable experience awaits atop the Ehrenbreitstein fortress. Take a ride on the cable car for a panoramic view that stretches as far as the eye can see, showcasing the beauty of the surrounding landscape in all its glory.

Day 7: Koblenz - departure
Your adventure concludes with an individual departure from Koblenz. As you bid farewell to this enchanting region, carry with you the memories of scenic vistas, historic castles, and the serene beauty of the Moselle River. Until we meet again on your next journey, may your travels be filled with joy and discovery. Safe travels!

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dates & prices
Select your date
01.05.2024 - 06.10.2024
7 Days
01.05.2024 - 06.10.2024 | 7 Days
Accommodations - Selfguided Biketour Moselle Details
Price per Person in a Double room / Categorie Premium
990 €
Price per Person in a Double room / Categorie Standard
765 €
Price per Person in a Single room / Categorie Premium
1350 €
Price per Person in a Single room / Categorie Standard
975 €
added options / discounts
Rental bike (7-gear-touring bike with back pedal)
95 € more info
+ 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room

Rental bike (21-/24-gear-touring bike with free-wheel)
95 € more info
+ 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room

Rental Ebike
210 € more info
+ 1 saddle bag per bike + 1 handle-bar bag per room

Return transfer Koblenz - Trier without your own bike
85 € more info
Transfer back from Koblenz to Trier, including luggage.
Daily return trip at around 9:00 a.m. from Koblenz. duration approx. 2,5 hours.

Return transfer Koblenz - Trier - including own bike
125 € more info
Transfer back from Koblenz to Trier, including luggage.
Daily return trip at around 9:00 a.m. from Koblenz. duration approx. 2,5 hours.

Extra night in Trier in a double room / per person Premium Hotel-Cat.
115 €

Extra night in Trier in a double room / per person Standard Cat.
65 €

Extra night in Trier in a single room / per person Premium Cat.
145 €

Extra night in Trier in a single room / per person Standard Cat.
95 €

Extra night in Koblenz in a double room / per person Premium Hotel-Cat.
95 €

Extra night in Koblenz in a double room / per person Standard Hotel-Cat.
65 €

Extra night in Koblenz in a Single room / per person Premium Hotel-Cat.
135 €

Extra night in Koblenz in a Single room / per person Standard Hotel-Cat.
95 €

Transfer from the airport of Frankfurt to Trier:
395 € more info
1 - 3 ppl. with luggage (car) per group.

Please note that transfer reservations must be made well in advance of your tour date. Transfer distance is 115 mi. (185km) and transfer time is 2,5 hours of travel.

Transfer from the airport of Frankfurt to Trier:
550 € more info
4 - 8 ppl. with luggage (minibus/van) per group:

Transfer from Koblenz to the airport of Frankfurt:
290 € more info
1 - 3 ppl. with luggage (car) per group.

Please note that transfer reservations must be made well in advance of your tour date. Transfer distance is 71 mi. (115 km) and transfer time is 1,5 hours of travel.

Transfer from Koblenz to the airport of Frankfurt:
375 € more info
4 - 8 ppl. with luggage (minibus/van) per group:

accomodation / hotels
Accommodations - Selfguided Biketour Moselle weniger Infos
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
Zell: Hotel Schloss Zell ***
Zell: Hotel Schloss Zell ***
Zell: Hotel Schloss Zell ***
Treis-Karden: Schloss-Hotel Petry ****
Treis-Karden: Schloss-Hotel Petry ****
 Koblenz: Top-Hotel Krämer ***
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz
Moselle river biketour 7 days | self-guided | Trier to Koblenz

Our standard when choosing a hotel is high. Our partner-hotels should not only be functionally perfect, but above all offer a pleasant and regional atmosphere. Only now and then does the route force a compromise. We don't accept a cheaper hotel just to get what appears to be a cheap tour price. terranova always mentions the hotel names. You are welcome to check our rating in Michelin or on tripadvisor. 

Hotelcategory A - Premium Hotels: On this trip you will stay with terranova in selected hotels and pensions of the 3 and 4 star categories.

  • Trier: Hotel Park Plaza **** S
    In addition to its central location, the Hotel Park Plaza Trier is characterized by the combination of the Roman history of Trier in the form of Roman-ancient elements and modern design throughout the hotel.
  • Piesport: Weinhotel Piesporter Goldtröpfchen ***
    This 3-star hotel in Trittenheim offers cozy accommodation and a selection of wines from its own vineyards. The property is located on the Moselle between the historic city of Trier and the medieval Bernkastel-Kues. The rooms of the Hotel Galerie Riesling are tastefully furnished and some have their own terrace or balcony.
     
  • Zeltingen: Weinhotel St. Stephanus ****
    The traditional, family-run hotel in a classicist manor house with a modern outbuilding is located on the Moselle. It is 6 km from the Graacher Tor, a city gate built in the Middle Ages in Bernkastel-Kues, and 7 km from the Cusanus pen with its library and the wine museum.
     
  • Zell: Hotel Schloss Zell ***
    The small medieval town of Zell, which was founded in Roman times, is in a idyllic location on the Moselle. In the middle of the village is the former castle of the Elector Baldwin von Trier, where Emperor Maximilian stayed in 1571 and Friedrich Wilhelm IV, King of Prussia in 1847. Today the Hotel Schloss Zell accommodates guests from all over the world. Typical of the Hotel Schloss Zell is the combination of history and modernity, which together with the location results in a very special romantic flair. Look forward to an elegant ambience and modern comfort in your room.
     
  • Treis-Karden: Schloss-Hotel Petry ****
    All rooms and suites in the hotel create an elegant and friendly atmosphere with stylish colors, generous cuts and comfortable furnishings. You can also look forward to a new, 300 m² wellness area with a sauna area and steam bath.
     
  • Koblenz: Top-Hotel Krämer ***
    This family-run 3-star superior hotel is centrally located, 500 meters from Koblenz Main Station. Thanks to the excellent transport connections, the hotel is a great starting point for exploring Koblenz's old town.


The named or equivalent accommodations will be booked depending on availability.
There is no entitlement to accommodation in the above-mentioned accommodations. Tourist tax, if due, must be paid on site on this trip.

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Hotelcategory B - Standard: Different hotels or wineries in 3 star category.
Tourist taxes, if due, are to be paid on site on this trip.

 

Extra Info | terranoca customer reviews
  • SKILL LEVEL:
    EASY: Rating a bike tour is one of the hardest things we do. What you find difficult or easy depends on your own personal physical condition and training. The total distance is approx. 190 km | 118 miles. The entire route is flat and well signed. The Moselle-cycle-path is nearly car-free and is mostly paved. It is rated as a 5-Star cycling path. If you are concerned and don’t want to worry about your own fitness and ability, we recommend an electric bike.
     
  • DAY OF DEPARTURE
    Daily departure between april and october.
     
  • AIRPORT INFO
    The closest and largest international airport to your tour start and end is Frankfurt International Airport (FRA), located 185 km from Trier and 115 km from Koblenz. There are good train connections between Trier/Koblenz and Frankfurt Airport. If you prefer a private transfer from the airport to your first hotel, this can be arranged. Please see pricing. Optional you can also use the international airport if Luxemburg as gateway to Trier / Koblenz.
     
  • LOCAL TRAVEL
    Frankfurt Airport railway station is a railway station is located next to the main ground-side passenger terminal of the airport. Here you can access trains running via Koblenz to Trier. The train station in Trier is still one mile from your hotel so you will need to take a taxi or a local bus. Train travel time is approx. 2 1/2 hours. Train travel costs vary but will be between €50 - €110 per person. If you prefer a private transfer from the airport to your first hotel, this can be arranged. Please see pricing. From Luxembourg Aiport you can take a direct Bus to Trier. The destination of the trip is Koblenz. From Koblenz you can easily reach Frankfurt Airport in around 2 hours by train. To Luxemburg airport you can also take the train.
     
  • RENTAL BIKES
    Touring Bike: The rental bikes are comfortable 28” trekking bike, equipped with Shimano eight-speed gearbox or a new 24-speed chain/gear hub with freewheel. You can choose between a male model (with top-tube) and a unisex model with low-step frame. Both are available in different frame sizes. The handlebars are ergonomically shaped. All bikes are equipped with a rack (rear wheel) and ideal for multi-day trips with bike panniers.
     
  • Electric Bike: In addition to touring bikes, e-bikes (pedelecs) are also offered from the brands EBIKE / Velo de Ville / Kreidler. These are all equipped with a powerful battery and have a BOSCH or SHIMANO mid-engine, which will give you a pleasant tailwind on your bike tour.
     
  • CLIMATE
    The climate in the Mosel-region is mild with warm summers and moderate winters. Some parts can therefore almost be described as Mediterranean and owes it fame in wine growing to the warm and sunny climate. From April to October, the weather is ideal for cycling and discovering the beauties of this region. Please do check the local conditions before your arrival.
     
  • IMPORTANT TO KNOW
    Staying informed about entry requirements is crucial for smooth travel experiences. Utilizing resources like your Travel Restrictions Tool page and visiting the official government websites of the countries you plan to visit ensures you have the latest information on entry regulations, visa requirements, and health protocols. By staying up-to-date, you can navigate potential challenges and enjoy your travels with confidence.
  • Documents
    Before you travel, please check the passport and visa requirements of the country/countries you plan to visit. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have proper identification. For US citizens, the U.S. Passports & International Travel website is a good source of information. The Country Information tab provides details about passport validity, blank passport pages required, etc. It is important to research before you travel as airlines will not permit boarding if you do not have the required valid documents.
     
  • Insurance: Before traveling, we strongly recommend you review your personal insurance and health insurance to ensure you have coverage appropriate to meet your needs, and the needs of your family and dependants, in case of any loss of property or illness, injury, or death.

 

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

  • couple K. from Schkeuditz ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
    "The self-guided Moselle cycle tour was great! The route took us through picturesque villages and vineyards. The accommodation was very comfortable and the food was delicious. We really enjoyed the tour and would recommend it to anyone who wants a relaxed and adventurous cycle tour." 
     
  • miss U. from Wörth am Rhein ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
    "The route from Trier to Koblenz was super beautiful and we discovered many charming places. The accommodation was great. We've already booked our next trip."

 

services

TERRANOVA SERVICES
Choose your preferred date: Daily departures from 01.04.25 - 31.10.2025

  • Accommodation in the desired category
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transport (NO limit to the amount of pieces of luggage) daily between 09.00 am and 05.30 pm
  • Best prepared travel documents (Detailed map and route material)
  • Cable car ride incl. admission to the Ehrenbreitstein fortress in Koblenz (excl. bike)
  • GPS-data
  • 7-day-service-hotline
  • CO2 compensation in the region

Not included:

  • City tax
  • Arrival to Trier and departure from Koblenz
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Ferry fees
  • Insurance
  • Tips and expenses for personal use.

 

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Your contact for this trip:

 

Frederik Pfältzer

terranova Touristik

Martin-May-Str. 7

60594 Frankfurt a. M.

Germany

pfaeltzer@terranova-touristik.de

Tel.: +49 69.69.30.54

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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