Classic Bike Tour Germany

Spend your bike trip along the Moselle cycle path in Germany's most famous wine-growing region. The Moselle cycle path leads along one of the most beautiful river courses in Germany. By bicycle, you discover the charming wine villages Bernkastel-Kues, Traben-Trarbach, and Cochem. Don't miss Eltz Castle and enjoy the romantic cycling route during your cycling holiday.

Key information

  • Trip type: Self-guided
  • Lodging: Point to Point
  • Terrain: Mostly flat areas
  • Starts in: Trier
  • Ends in: Koblenz
  • Difficulty level: Easy (Cyclist doesn't need to have certain level of fitness, mostly flat terrain though occasionally they will ride in unpaved or hills, 10-30 miles per day)
  • Total distance: 200 kilometers / 124 miles
  • Type of bike: Hybrid bike, Touring bike, E-bike
  • E-bike: Available to rent / 180 EUR per person per stay
  • Private tour

Highlights

  • 5 days' bike tour
  • Cycling along the Moselle cycle path
  • Enjoying Germany's most famous wine-growing region
  • Cycle map with English tour description
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Daily breakfast

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5 cycling days in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

You will spend the night at several comfortable middle-class hotels along the route of the Moselle cycle path. The hotels are Hotel Deutscher Hof in Trier, Weingut Clüsserath Weiler in Trittenheim, Hotel Zeltinger Hof in Zeltingen, Hotel Weinhaus Mayer in Zell, Schloss Hotel Petrys in Treis-Karden, and Hotel Brenner in Koblenz.

Program

Day 1: Individual arrival in Trier

You begin with your cycling tour along the Moselle cycle path in Trier. You may plan some spare time exploring this beautiful town with its oldest and best-conserved Roman gate, the 'Porta Nigra', before your cycling tour starts. You receive your rented bike at your starting hotel.

  • Example of hotel: Hotel Deutscher Hof in Trier

Day 2: Trier - Trittenheim, approximately 40 kilometers / 25 miles

Cycling along the Moselle cycle path, you continue to Trittenheim, where a natural trail introduces the man-year of a winegrower, local grape varieties, and the upbringing of the grapes. In the evening, OO Touristik recommends tasting some of the delicious local wine.

  • Example of hotel: Weingut Clüsserath Weiler in Trittenheim

Day 3: Trittenheim - Zeltingen, approximately 36 kilometers / 22 miles

Today, your bike tour leads along the Moselle cycle path via Neumagen-Dhron, the eldest wine-growing village of Germany, through lovely small villages to Bernkastel-Kues and in the afternoon, to Zeltingen.

  • Example of hotel: Hotel Zeltinger Hof in Zeltingen

Day 4: Zeltingen - Zell, approximately 35 kilometers / 22 miles

Enjoy cycling through the winegrowing area of “Kröver Nacktarsch” to Traben-Trarbach and if you like, relax during a boat trip on the Moselle. After a break in the romantic town of Enkirch, a jewel of framework architecture, today's bike tour along the Moselle cycle path ends in Zell.

  • Example of hotel: Hotel Weinhaus Mayer (3-star) in Zell

Day 5: Zell - Treis-Karden, approximately 47 kilometers / 29 miles

After breakfast, your cycle route leads via Beilstein, the so-called ”Rothenburg of River Moselle”, to Cochem, with the picturesque center and the 11th century old Castle Reichsburg.

  • Example of hotel: Schloss Hotel Petrys in Treis-Karden

Day 6: Treis-Karden - Koblenz, approximately 42 kilometers / 26 miles

Today, you visit the magnificent Castle Eltz before cycling the last kilometers through the beautiful Moselle Valley to Koblenz.

  • Example of hotel: Hotel Brenner (3-star) in Koblenz

Day 7: Individual departure or extra nights

You may return from your cycling holidays by train or by bus from Koblenz to Trier (daily from 09:00, duration approximately two hours).

Location

You will be cycling along the Moselle cycle path in Germany through Trier, Trittenheim, Zeltingen, Zell, Karden, and Koblenz.

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

You may enjoy a guided city tour in Trier for 12 EUR per person and stay during your holiday. The duration is approximately two hours. The tour is available daily at 10:30 a.m and 02:30 p.m in German and 1 p.m in English.

What's included

  • 5 days' bike tour
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel as far as Koblenz
  • Information material (cycle map with English tour description) per room
  • Service hotline also at the weekend
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Daily buffet breakfast

What's not included

  • City tax (payable on the spot)
  • Return transfer Koblenz - Trier including own bike every day at 9 a.m. per person and stay (50 EUR)

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Availability

This vacation is available until October 20, 2019. Please select an arrival date below.

 

Special discount

Children will get a discount with two full-paying persons and single with a child will get a discount with one full-paying person and one child.

  • Child 0 to 2 years: 100%
  • Child 3 to 5 years: 50%
  • Child from 14 years: 10%
  • Single with a child from 0 to 2 years: 100%
  • Single with a child from 3 to 5 years: 50%
  • Single with a child from 6 to 13 years: 25%

In case your booking reaches OO Touristik at least 60 days prior to your holiday start, you will get 5% discount.

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