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Golden moment's on Moselle & Saar in Germany

October 24 - 29 / 2020

Departure date: 24 october 2020
Average biking distance per day 20 to 45 KM

Highlights

Leaves are falling from the trees, grapes are harvested & nature shows 50 shades of orange! Enjoy the golden time on the Moselle during fall.

Bike, Barge & Cruise the beautiful Saar & charming Moselle rivers. Explore the the Roman city of Trier – Visit Little Venice Saarburg - the charming ‘black cat’ town Zell – famous Bernkastel. Cruise along the Saar surrounded by mountains - the Moselle with its vineyards. Bike on great bike paths along these rivers and enjoy an included wine tasting at the well-known winery ‘Storck’.

Golden moment's on Moselle & Saar in Germany
Departure port: Merzig Destination: Koblenz Travel time: 7 days Countries: Germany Average biking distance per day: 20 to 45 KM
Bike, Barge & Cruise the beautiful Saar & charming Moselle river. Mountains, vineyards, grapes, wines & lots of history! Incl. Wine tasting at the well known winery 'Storck'.
€ 1.495,- p.p.
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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): Departure from Koblenz

Your bike & barge cruise includes:

  • 6 nights onboard Merlijn
  • welcome drink
  • daily cleaning of your cabin
  • supply of bedding, towels, facial tissues, soap
  • culinary care: 6x breakfast buffet, 5x packed lunches and 5x 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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18 july 2019

The Merlijn and its crew are a gem. It is completely clean, lovely. Food excellent, bikes the best and staff ever-helpful. Enjoyed it immensely. June 2019