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Rhine, Moselle & Saar 3-river tour

August 07 - 14 / 2021

Departure date: 07 august 2021
Average biking distance per day (KM) 25 to 55 KM

Highlights

Bike, Barge & Cruise the Mighty ‘father’ Rhine, charming ‘daughter’ Moselle and beautiful Saar rivers. Explore the city of Cologne – See the Roman cities Andernach & Trier – Visit the charming ‘black cat’ town Zell – famous Bernkastel – Little Venice Saarburg. Cruise along ‘the mighty Rhine’ – the Moselle with its vineyards – the Saar surrounded by mountains. Bike along these rivers and enjoy an included wine tasting at the well-known winery ‘Storck’.

Rhine, Moselle & Saar 3-river tour
Departure port: Cologne Destination: Saarburg Travel time: 8 days Countries: Germany Average biking distance per day (KM): 25 to 55 KM
Bike, Barge & Cruise the Mighty ‘father’ Rhine, charming ‘daughter’ Moselle & beautiful Saar rivers. Mountains, vineyards, grapes & wines! Incl. Wine tasting at winery Storck.
€ 1.635,- p.p.
12 cabin(s) available

Day-to-day itinerary

Day 1 (Sat): Cologne

Check in: 3:30 PM – 4 PM we will offer a welcome drink and introduce the crew. Also we inform you about the tour, the ship and give you a safety briefing. After dinner there is time for a city walk through the city.

Day 2 (Sun): Cologne – Bonn - Andernach. Bike tour approx. 45 KM
Day 3 (Mon): Andernach - Koblenz. Bike tour approx. 30 KM
Day 4 (Tue): Koblenz – Alken – Cochem. Bike tour approx. 40 KM
Day 5 (Wed): Cochem – Zell – Traben Trarbach. Bike tour approx. 40 KM
Day 6 (Thu): Traben-Trarbach - Bernkastel Kues – Mehring - Trier. Bike tour approx. 45 KM
Day 7 (Fri): Trier – Saarburg. Bike tour approx. 25 or 55 KM
Day 8 (Sat): Saarburg

Your bike & barge cruise includes:

  • 7 nights onboard Merlijn
  • welcome drink
  • daily cleaning of your cabin
  • supply of bedding, towels, facial tissues, soap
  • culinary care: 7x breakfast buffet, 6x packed lunches and 6x 3 course dinners
  • coffee, tea, hot chocolate and ice water
  • service of a tour guide
  • daily information of the trip on the next day
  • use of 27-speed bicycle, including a bike bag, towel and helmet
  • we will provide you with your own water bottle
  • canal, bridge & harbour fees
  • entrance to the castle of Eltz
  • wine tasting in Traben-Trarbach at Storck

Your bike & barge cruise doesn’t includes:

  • one dinner
  • drinks other than mentioned
  • excursions other than mentioned
  • inbound and outbound journey
  • city maps (though a few are available on board)
  • bike maps
  • insurance
  • gratuities

For your comfort we rent electric bikes € 30 each per day, reservations ahead are advisable.

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30 october 2019

Merzig to Cochem - October - 2019 -The entire trip was memorable , all 6 days of it , right from the moment we boarded till we disembarked everything was perfect, absolutely no complaints. The Barge Merlijn, the owners, Coen and Christina and their entire team were par excellence ! Our guide , Lia was fantastic, with great sense of Humour and was prompt in taking care of any bike related issues . The food was exquisite, the most delectable vegetarian food we ate lovingly prepared by Christina. The bike paths thru the Vineyards and the varied landscapes were perfect along the river Saar and Mosel. It was in reality doing a leisurely tour on a bike. The hike up the mountain to view the Saar Loop was awesome. Thanks once again Coen and Christina and not to forget the team. - Thanks and all the very best- Ravi