Spend your bicycle vacation in the most famous wine growing region of Germany and along one of its most beautiful rivers, the Moselle. Admire the "Kaiserthermen" (Emperor‘s hot springs) and the Porta Nigra - historical buildings of first rank in the Roman city of Trier. On your cycle tour you reach famous towns like Bernkastel Kues, Traben Tarbach, Cochem, Neumagen Dhron (the oldest German wine town) and Enkirch, a jewel of the regional medieval "Fachwerk" (Tudor style) architecture. Visit Castle Eltz and enjoy romantic stretches on your ride to Koblenz. In the evening you find pleasure in regional delicacies brought to you by select restaurants. And don‘t fail to taste the art of the local winegrowers!
Day 1: Arrival in Trier
You should take your time for the visit of the historical center, the ‚Kaiserthermen‘ (imperial thermal baths) and the Porta Nigra (Arrival possible by German railway/ parking site and rental bike at the hotel).
Day 2: Trier - Trittenheim, ~40 km/25 miles
You cycle on the Moselle bike way to Trittenheim. Today we recommend a wine tasting (8 different wines) with cellar visitation.
Day 3: Trittenheim - Zeltingen, ~36 km/23 miles
In the morning you reach Neumagen-Drohn, the oldest vine village in Germany. You enjoy your lunch break on the market place of Bernkastel-Kues, before you reach your destination of today - Zeltingen.
Day 4: Zeltingen - Zell, ~35 km/22 miles
You cycle through the wine growing area ‚Kröver Nacktarsch‘ to Traben-Trarbach. Complete your program of today with a boat tour on the Moselle. After a break in Enkirch, the role model of framework architecture, you reach Zell.
Day 5: Zell - Treis-Karden, ~47 km/29 miles
Today you cycle via Beilstein the, ‚Rothenburg at the Moselle‘, to Cochem. There you can visit the picturesque city center as well as the old Reichsburg castle (11th century).
Day 6: Treis-Karden - Koblenz, ~42 km/26 miles
After a possible visit of the medieval castle Eltz you cycle the last kilometers through the Moselle Valley to Koblenz.
Day 7: End of the tour
After breakfast your nice cycle holiday ends in Braubach.
6 nights in middle class hotels in cat. A
6 nights in guest houses and hotels in cat. B
biking map with marked route
detailed route description
self-guided tour - 7 days / 6 nights
season I (444 €/person in double, cat. B and 499 €/person in double, cat. A)
season II (+28 €/person in both categories)
season III (+68 €/person in cat. B and +85 €/person in cat. A)
route (1): ~200 km / 125 miles
very easy bike riding on the flat and well-prepared Moselle cycle path
how to get there
by car: motorway to Trier
by train: station Trier
by plane: airport Frankfurt-Hahn (Ryanair) or Luxemburg
free in hotel garage
after the tour from Koblenz to Trier every day at 9am by van for 50 €/person, bikes included, reservation needed
We can book a guided city walk in Trier (Kaiserthermen and Basilika included) for you for only 12 €/person. Wine tasting in Trittenheim can be booked for 15 €/person. Don't hesitate to contact us.
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