Feel and experience the Moselle valley on your bike tour!
- Wellness, wine and pleasure
- mild climate and sun-spoilt vineyards
- cosy wine cellars and fruity wines
Have fun discovering...
Stage tour: Trier - Traben-Trarbach | 6 days & 5 nights
Experience: Family tour | level: easy
Our family bike tour from Trier to Traben-Trarbach offers you a adventurous program. You will experience exciting days in the Moselle valley together with your kids.
1. DAY: ARRIVAL IN TRIER
Your family vacation starts in Trier. The parents will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and the kids with a glass of grape juice in the center of Trier. You can experience 2.000 years of history within 4.000 steps. You will see witnesses of the past everywhere. Show your kids how our culture has changed.
2. DAY: CYCLING TOUR TRIER TO MEHRING | 20 km
Your biking tour starts on the “historical cycling route”. Peddle past fields, forests and vineyards and cycle through picturesque Moselle villages. The leisure center in Riol with three lakes is a perfect place for the whole family. Summer toboggan run, water ski, football pitch or pedal boat - it will not be boring. Soon you will arrive in Mehring.
3. DAY: CYCLING TOUR MEHRING TO PIESPORT | 24 km
You will learn a lot about the history of wine today. In Neumagen-Dhron, the oldest wine village in Germany, you can visit the replica of a Roman wine ship. In Piesport you will find one of the largest Roman wine presses north of the Alps. Here you can see how wine was produced a long time ago.
4. DAY: CYCLING TOUR PIESPORT TO BERNKASTEL-KUES | 20 km
Cycle downriver to Bernkastel-Kues, the birth place of Nikolaus Cusanus. His writings and his medieval astrological instruments can be admired in the Cusanus foundation museum. After the culture program, take a ride on the panorama lift through the medieval city. Don’t miss a city walk accompanied by a night watchman who can tell you many interesting stories.
5. DAY: CYCLING TOUR BERNKASTEL-KUES TO TRABEN-TRARBACH | 23 km
A boat will bring you to the Machern monestary where you you visit the toy museum. If you have a look upward you will see the Hochmosel Crossing. Take a break in the outdoor swimming pool in Kröv or at the best ice cream parlour in the Moselle valley. Being refreshed and strengtened you will reach the Art Nouveau town of Traben-Trarbach.
6. DAY: DEPARTURE FROM TRABEN-TRARBACH
You expeienced a lot together! If your children wish for and addition, we recommend additional nights to visit the wildlife - and leisure park in Klotten or the Eltz castle.
Our tip: This tour can be adjusted or extended according to the ability and age of your kids.
Program changes are possible.
Our partners for the overnight stays on the Mosel are selected middle class hotels, guesthouses and guesthouses.
All rooms are equipped with bathtub or shower, toilet and they are normally non smoking rooms.
Overnights in the standard category :
In cities like Trier and Koblenz you stay at hotels close to the city centre and in moselle villages you will stay at private inns and guesthouses.
Overnight in the comfort category :
You stay at comfortable 3-star-hotels and vineries along the moselle. The rooms are bigger, "better“ equipped and can have a balcony or be better located.
Overnight in the superior category :
Some of our tours offer a superior category. You will stay at selected 3 or 4-star superior hotels. The rooms are excellenty located and have all facilities you could wish for.
If you book our tour "At home with the moselle vintner“ you will stay at selected vineries, subject to availability.
Note for single room bookings:
In many cases, the booked single rooms in your accommodation are double rooms for single use.
If you are searching for a superior tour, the tour "Wellness and Deluxe“ might be the right choice for you. The selected hotels have a spa area and a restaurant that promise a culinary delight.
If you do not find the superior category in the tour you wish for, please contact us for more possibilities.
You will get a list of all your hotels and a full description in your travel documents. If you have any further wishes for you overnight stay (e.g. if you stay on a diet) we inform our partner hotels without obligation.
Seasonal times 2019:
Season A: 23.03. to 28.04.2019
Season B: 29.04. to 06.10.2019
Season C: 07.10. to 03.11.2019
Individual bike tours can start on a random day within our seasonal times. For our stage tours we recommend an arrival on the weekend as we experienced that availabilities are the highest then. You find hints about parking, your arrival and departure and additional information in the travel information on our homepage.
Bed tax/Tourist tax
Please note that some cities raise a bed tax or culture tax. You have to pay the fee directly in your accomodations.
Length of the stages
Our stage tours have a fixed length of the stages. We can adapt them to your personal needs. Please call us, we are happy to make you an individual offer.
Public holidays and major events
Please book early if you arrive on public holidays, wine festivals or other major events. A surcharge, minimum number of nights in one accomodation or changes in your programm are possible.
If you wish for a baggage transfer, your baggage will be transported to your next accomodation between 9 AM and 6 PM. One piece of baggage per person, if you make a standard booking one piece of baggage with a maximum of 15 kg, comfort and superior bookings with a maximum of 20 kg per piece is allowed.
Short term arrival request
If you make a short term request we only check availabilties if you make an obligatory booking. If your preferred tour is not available because of missing accomodation availabilties, we are happy to make you an alternative offer. If you do not wish for the alternative, your booking will be cancelled without any fees.
The rental bikes from our rental partners are maintained regularly and are adapted to your body size. Please add your body size when making a booking. Panniers can be rented as well. We recommend to wear a helmet, please bring your own helmet because of hygienic reasons. You get your rental bike not later than 10 AM on your first day of cycling. You can also book the rental bikes for additional days (extra charge).
"Just as fancy takes you"- day
We are happy to offer you a "Just as fancy takes you" day during your journey in one of your overnight places (you decide what you want to do).
People return transfer
You can reserve a return transfer for people to Trier incl. your own bike and baggage when making a booking. Minimum number: 2 participants. The driver picks you up at 9 AM in Koblenz. You find the pick up time for other locations in your travel docuements. If you wish a return transfer for only one person, we are happy to make you an offer. Alternative: You find hints on travel information "Arrival and depature" on our homepage.
The registering client receives the travel documents incl. vouchers for all participants. We send you seperate travel docuements for each room. Our travel documents include: ample tour description, list of hotels, maps, vouchers, brochures as well as recommendations regarding rest points, service stations, e-bike charging stations and so on. The registering clients receives the travel documents per post approximately 14 days before arrival after making the full payment. If you make a last minute booking or you live abroad, you will receive your travel docuements in your first hotel. We will send you an e-mail with a description of your tour and a hotel list before arrival. The travel documents are always written in german. If you wish for an english version, please tell us when making a booking.
We recommend to take out an travel insurance incl. travel cancellation, travel interruption, rebooking fees and baggage insurance.
Our selected partner accomodations are hotels, inns and vineries. All rooms are equipped with a bath/toilet or shower/toilet. We book the accomodation in accordance with your selected category, availabilities and the theme of your tour in the indicated place or a nearby village. You receive a list of your hotels together with your travel documents approximately 14 days before arrival. Please note that we do not provide any information about your specific accomodations before receiving the full payment. Should you have a specific wish regarding an accomodation or any facilties, please tell us when making a booking. If possible, we are happy to take your wishes into account ( extra charge is possible) but it is under no obligation to do so.
You can arrive earlier or extend your bike tour. Additional nights before or after your tour can be reserved when making a booking.
The advance paxment is 30 % of the full amount plus insurance fee (if you book a travel insurance) and has to paid after receiving the booking confirmation. The remaining payment has to be paid four weeks before arrival. If you make a last minute booking (less than 6 weeks before arrival), the full amount has to be paid prompt.
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