Enjoy actively: A cycling tour along the Moselle cyclepath not only makes a wine connoisseur’s heart beat faster. The Moselle valley is one of the most diverse and loveliest river valleys in Europe, with its numerous picturesque river loops, vine covered slopes, romantic wine towns and historic cities. We can offer this tour either as a selfguided tour with departures throughout the season or as a guided grouptour (prices and dates on request).
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:
Day 1: Arrival - Trier
Individual arrival to the oldest city of Germany. Allow the last 2000 years to pass by in a time lapse during a city round trip and discover world-known attractions. In the evening, you can enjoy the unique Riesling wine in one of the traditional wine taverns in Trier, as well as the atmosphere which is steeped in history.
Day 2: Trier - Trittenheim | Approx. 23 miles / 27km
Today, the route leads you on the bank of the Moselle through tranquil wine villages. From Trittenheim, you can reach the other riverbank by crossing one of the oldest bridges and view the old, preserved ferry towers. You can enjoy a wonderful view over the Moselle valley from the vineyards above the village.
Day 3: Trittenheim - Bernkastel-Kues/Zeltingen | Approx. 17 - 22 miles / 27 - 35 km
Passing the oldest wine village in Germany, Neumagen-Dhron, you arrive at Piesport, where an impressively restored roman cellar, dating back to the 4th century, awaits you. It is worthwhile to take a side-trip to the famous wine village Bernkastel-Kues and visit the paved market square, which is surrounded by half-timbered houses. Zeltingen displays a number of grand baroque buildings in Moselle tradition.
Day 4: Bernkastel-Kues/Zeltingen - Zell | Approx. 21 - 25 miles / 33- 40 km
Countless wine slopes are a cheer to the heart, inviting you to take part in a wine-tasting in one of the traditional taverns. After passing Traben-Trarbach, you will arrive at the Moselle loop in Zell, called the „Zeller Hamm“. The Marienburg castle, around 900 years old, sits enthroned on the mountain ridge.
Day 5: Zell - Treis-Karden | Approx. 29 miles / 47 km
Enjoy a wonderful view on Europe’s steepest vineyard, the Calmont. You have a spectacular view over the Moselle valley from the peak. You will arrive in Cochem, known for its imposing fortress complexes as well as for the Reichsburg castle, a landmark of german castle romance.
Day 6: Treis-Karden - Koblenz | Approx. 24 miles / 38km
In Moselkern, it is worthwhile to take a small detour to the nearby Burg Eltz (castle). The Moselle mouths into the Rhine by Koblenz. A splendid panorama view awaits you, when taking the cable car up to the Ehrenbreitstein fortress (incl.).
Day 7: Koblenz - departure
Individual departure from Koblenz.
Choose your preferred date: Daily departures from 01.04.22 - 31.10.2023
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.
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.
Hotelcategory B - Standard: Different hotels or wineries in 3 star category.
Tourist taxes, if due, are to be paid on site on this trip.