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Rhine, Moselle & Saar 3-river tour in Germany

August 08 - 15 / 2020

Departure date: 08 august 2020
Average biking distance per day (KM) 20 to 45 KM

Highlights

Bike, Barge and Cruise the Mighty ‘father’ Rhine, charming ‘daughter’ Moselle and beautiful Saar rivers. Visit the charming town of Rüdesheim – ‘black cat’ city Zell – famous Bernkastel – Roman city Trier – Little Venice Saarburg. Cruise along ‘the Romantic Rhine’ with its Lorely – 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 in Germany
Departure port: Merzig Destination: Mainz Travel time: 8 days Countries: Germany Average biking distance per day (KM): 20 to 45 KM
The Mighty ‘father’ Rhine, charming ‘daughter’ Moselle and beautiful Saar rivers, all combined in one Bike & Barge Cruise. Wine tasting at the winery ‘Storck’ included.
€ 1.525,- p.p.
9 cabin(s) available

Day-to-day itinerary

DAY 1 (Sat): Arrival in Merzig

The Merlijn, your Bike & Barge Cruise ship, already awaits you in Merzig. Embarkation starts at 3:30 pm. The crew will welcome you on board and while you enjoy a welcome drink you will get information about the ship, the tours and the bicycles. After dinner there is time for a stroll through the city that gives you a chance to have a look at structures dating over eight centuries as well as visiting some museums.

DAY 2 (Sun): Merzig - Saarburg (32 km)
DAY 3 (Mon): Saarburg – Trier (20 km)
DAY 4 (Tue): Trier - Traben Trarbach (45 KM)
DAY 5 (Wed): Traben Trarbach - Cochem (35 km)
DAY 6 (Thu): Cochem – Koblenz (35 km)
DAY 7 (Fri): Koblenz - Mainz (30 km)
DAY 8 (Sat): Departure from Mainz

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
  • city tour Trier
  • wine tasting Traben-Trarbach

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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17 september 2018

Amsterdam to Koblenz, August 11th - 18th 2018

Dear friends,

Nancy and I truly enjoyed our time with you and your crew on the Merlijn!!  Everything exceeded our expectations. We are constantly recommending your cruises to our friends and neighbors. The Merlijn turned out to be our favorite home away from home. We hope that are paths may cross again.

 

Mark Keegan, USA