Individual arrival to Trier. There is plenty to see, you should take your time for the visit of the historical centre, the Kaiserthermen (imperial thermal baths) and the Porta Nigra. Arrival is possible by train or car (parking at the hotel). The rental bikes wait for you at your first hotel.
You leave Germanys oldest town and cycle along the Moselle, where the old ferry tower of Schweich is located. Marvel at the small wine-growing village Mehring with the famous Villa Rustica, a ruin, that was a magnificent country house in Roman times. In the afternoon you reach Trittenheim. Today we recommend a wine tasting.
After a few kilometers you reach Neumagen-Dhron, the oldest wine-growing town in Germany. Admire the relief of the old Roman ship, before you continue your bike ride over the winding cycle path. You can enjoy lunch on the market square of Bernkastel-Kues. You will be amazed by the colorful workmanship and the many small streets. You quickly reach the destination of today's cycling stage, the famous and traditional Moselle wine town Zeltingen-Rachtig. With around 171 hectares of vineyards and the world-famous vineyards of Zeltinger Himmelreich, Schlossberg, Sonnenuhr and Deutschherrenberg, the town belongs to the large and well-known wine-growing communities on the Mittelmosel.
You cycle through the wine growing area Kröver Nacktarsch to Traben-Trarbach. Complete today´s program with a boat tour on the Moselle. After a break in Enkirch, the role model of framework architecture, you reach Zell.
Today you cycle via Beilstein, the Rothenburg at the Moselle to Cochem. Leave the bike path and visit the picturesque center and the old Reichsburg (11th century). This is really worth it! Take the time to visit the castle, because the last 12 km of your bike ride to the hotel in Treis-Karden are easy to get around.
In the morning, you can take an excursion (4 km) to the medieval Eltz Castle, one of the most beautiful and best preserved castles in Germany. Wonderful, romantically situated and embedded in an original nature, it acts like a fairytale castle, inviting and majestic at the same time. Take part in an informal castle tour, discover the treasure chamber and enjoy the magnificent view. Afterwards you cycle back to the Moselle cycle path. Which once again proudly presents typical Moselle wine regions such as Kobern-Gondorf and Winningen. In Koblenz at the "Deutsches Eck" the Moselle flows into the Rhine. You spend the last evening of your bike trip at the Mosel and the Rhine.
After breakfast your cycle holiday ends in Koblenz. We recommend our back transfer to Trier (departure 9 am, duration about 2 hours - please book in advance).
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Services / Info
- Accommodation incl. breakfast
- Room with shower/bath/WC
- Luggage transport
- Map of bike trails with marked route
- Digital route guidance via smartphone app
- Tips for tour preparation
- Touristic information
- 7 days hotline service
Below please find more information about your bike trip. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us by phone: 0049 - (0)6421-886890.
From Koblenz Trier is easily accessible by train. We recommend to take a taxi from the station to get to our partner hotels in Trier. Current schedule information and price information can be found at
Our partner hotels in Trier always provide parking facilities for the entire duration of your bike trip. Detailed information on parking at your hotel, you will receive together with the travel documents two weeks prior to departure.
The quality of the bike tail is very good. There are practical no unpaved or poorly developed path. The route runs almost exclusively on paved roads and is very well signposted. The volume of traffic varies, but between Trier and Cochem there is almost always a seperate bike trail on the right or left shore side, off the main road. Only during your last day you have to cycle a section on a wide bicycle lane next to the main road. Detailed information about which shore side is best to cycle on, you will receive together with the travel documents two weeks prior to departure.
If you choose to rent a Velociped-rental bike for the tour, we take it to your first hotel and pick it up at your destination. You can choose between ladies´ and men's bicycles either with 7-speed gear shift and coaster brake or 27-speed gear shift and freewheel or electric bikes. All ladies' bikes have a low opening that makes mounting and dismounting much easier. The bikes are suitable for all ladies from 150 cm in height and for all gentlemen from 165 cm in height. You simply specify your wishes at time of booking.
Daily at 9am there is the possibility to transfer back to Trier with a small bus (with bike trailer). Arrival at 11am. The driver comes to pick you up at your hotel and has enough space for you, your luggage and (when required) your own bicycle. The bus takes you back to your first hotel, thus ensuring a perfect return service without transfer and the hassle of hauling luggage.
In the Moselle Valley runs not always a train. After Trier the train is leaving the Moselle Valley and the nearest station is not before Bullay. After only a few kilometres, the railway disappears in the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Tunnel and only reappears in Cochem. From Cochem the train runs completely in the Moselle Valley to Koblenz.
In the period from 1.5. - 31.10. a bus operates daily between Trier and Bullay with a max. capacity of 22 bicycles.
From April to October there are many passenger ships on the Moselle. Boat docks are available in almost all places on both directions. Often tours are offered. Information about the exact departure times you find at the bulletin boards of the shipping companies.
A regular ferry traffic exists between Trier and Treis-Karden.
A possibly resulting tourist tax is not part of the travel price and therefore it has to be paid locally in the Hotel.
In case of chain breakdown, flooding or other bad surprises that makes a continuation of your tour impossible: no problem, we also work during weekends and you can reach us 7 days a week in case of emergency.
For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.
The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.