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Bike & Barge Moselle and Saar

Boat and bike Moselle and Saar

Koblenz - Saarburg

„Little Venice“ is the destination of this bike & barge trip and the analogy hits the point. Saarburg is proud of 1000 years history, a medieval past and vivacious present. Nestling in midst of vineyards and forests within the triangle Germany-France-Luxembourg the heritage shows in many a monument.
The cultural and historic heritage will be a constant companion during this cycle trip: from the Romans who settled here and left Porta Nigra in Trier, to medieval little towns and places with gingerbread houses, vineyards and the spectacular Saar river bend. A tour that combines highlights of two rivers and a comfortable way of exploring them with your swimming hotel always there to meet you after an exciting cycling day.

 

Germany

Easy

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
Ilka Lange
"I will help you with the planning of your holidays with advice and action"
Ilka Lange

Itinerary

Welcome on board of MS Fluvius, a river barge offering comfort and a familiar atmosphere.

The boat gets you to Alken, here you mount your bicycle and ride to Moselkern. On the way through valley Elztal you walk up to fortress Eltz. The boat waits for you in Cochem. (cycle tour approx. 30 km)

Bike Tour Fehnroute

Beautiful Beilstein with intact medieval historic old town belongs together with Rothenburg ob der Tauber to the historic treasures of Germany. During a city walk many historic details will be explained. This day comes to a gentle end in wine-grower town “Zell”. (cycle tour approx. 35 km)

 

Idyllic Traben Trarbach displays historic architecture at its best. Bernkastel is an ideal place to stroll on the stylish medieval market square. After the city tour you join the boat again. (cycle tour approx. 45 km)

By Bicycle to the oldest wine-grower community of Germany in Neumage-Dhron. After a lunch break continue to Mehringen. (cycle tour approx. 50 km)

Via Pfalzel you cycle to Trier (there is enough time for a guided city walk). Riesling wines grow on the precipices around the city. Trier is said to be the oldest city of Germany. The Roman roots are present by the magnificent Porta Nigra and Constantines Basilica, the amphie theatre as well as the Roman Spa Kaisertherme. (cycle tour approx. 25-35 km)

By boat to Saarburg, also known as "Little Venice". Till here you drive to Mettlach by bike. There you can visit "Villeroy & Boch" before you go back to Saarburg, where the ship is waiting. (cycle tour approx. 20-65 km)

Tour is completed after breakfast.

 

The route

Very good cycle paths, mostly with asphalted or metalled surface. No climbs worth mentioning. Therefore this tour is perfectly suited for beginners.

Netherlands with bike

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
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Season 1
Apr 7, 2018 |
Season 2
Apr 21, 2018 |
Season 3
May 5, 2018 | Oct 6, 2018 |
Season 4
May 19, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018
Boat and bike Moselle and Saar, Coblence - Saarburg - MS Patria - main deck days 8, DE-MOSKS-08I-H
Base price
Surcharge 2-bed-cabin as sgl room
Boat and bike Moselle and Saar, Coblece-Saarburg - MS Patria - Upper deck days 8, DE-MOSKS-08I-O
Base price
Surcharge 2-bed-cabin as sgl room
529,00
265,00
639,00
320,00
629,00
315,00
739,00
370,00
729,00
365,00
839,00
420,00
829,00
415,00
939,00
470,00
Price
7-gear unisex (back pedal brake)
Electric bike
70,00
165,00

Services & Extras

  • Full board (7 x breakfast, 6x lunch boxes or Snack, 7x dinner)
  • Coffee and tea in the afternoon
  • Welcome drink
  • Daily cleaning of cabins
  • Bed linen and towels supplied and changed as needed
  • 1x wine tasting at a vintner's estate
  • Passenger and harbour fees
  • Daily routing discussion
  • On-board tour guide
  • Cycle route description with maps (1x per cabin)

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Ship

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