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Moselle 3-Countries tour

‘Touching Germany, Luxembourg & France”

October 23 - 30 / 2021

Departure date: 23 october 2021
Average biking distance per day 35 to 45 km / Level: Easy

Highlights

Bike, Barge & Cruise the charming Moselle, touching three countries. Fall in love with the French countryside & the German mountains while cycling along the Moselle river on good bike paths - Taste the wines from Luxembourg while visiting a wine cellar - Explore the ancient French cities Metz & Thionville - Enjoy a guided tour in former Roman city Trier – Visit famous Bernkastel with its magnificent framework houses, ‘black cat’ city Zell & romantic Cochem – Climb the road to see the stunning castle ‘Burg Eltz’.

Moselle 3-Countries tour  | ‘Touching Germany, Luxembourg & France”
Departure port: Nancy/Frouard Destination: Koblenz Travel time: 8 days Countries: France, Luxembourg, Germany Average biking distance per day: 35 to 45 km / Level: Easy
Bike, Barge & Cruise along the Moselle river, touching Germany, Luxembourg & France. Fall in love with the French countryside & the German mountains. Wine tasting included.
€ 1.635,- p.p.
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Day-to-day itinerary

Day 1 (Sat): Nancy/Frouard - Dieulouard

Frouard is a small town (and the first port) just outside Nancy.

Check in: 3:30 PM – 4 PM We will offer a welcome drink and introduce the crew. We will also inform you about the tour, the ship and offer you a safety briefing. 5 PM Merlijn sails to Dieulouard, a tiny French town! After dinner you can enjoy an evening walk.

Day 2 (Sun): Dieulouard - Metz. Bike tour approx. 45 km
Day 3 (Mon): Metz – Richemont - Remich. Bike tour approx. 44 km or short route 35 km
Day 4 (Tue): Remich - Trier. Bike tour approx. 45 km
Day 5 (Wed): Trier – Mehring – Bernkastel – Traben-Trarbach. Bike tour approx. 45 km
Day 6 (Thu): Traben-Trarbach – Zell - Cochem. Bike tour approx. 35 km
Day 7 (Fri): Cochem - Koblenz. Bike tour approx. 40 km
Day 8 (Sat): Koblenz

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: 7 times breakfast buffet, 6 times packed lunches and 6 times 3 course dinners
  • coffee, tea, hot chocolate and ice water
  • we will provide you with your own water bottle
  • service of a tour guide
  • daily information about the trip of the next day
  • use of 27-speed bicycle, including a bike bag, towel and helmet
  • canal, bridge & harbour fees.
  • wine cellar visit in Luxembourg
  • guided city tour Trier
  • entrance to Burg Eltz

 

Your bike & barge cruise doesn’t include:

  • one dinner
  • drinks 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 for € 30 each per day, reservations in advance 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