With Bike and Barge from Koblenz to Saarburg - MS PATRIA
Beautiful river valleys and vineyards on Moselle and Saar
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
- Self guided
Arrival to Koblenz
Embarkation between 4 and 5 p.m. You will spend the evening and first night in Koblenz.
Boat tour Koblenz – Alken | Alken - Moselkern-Cochem, Cycle tour approx. 29 km
By ship to Alken, where your bike tour starts. You are cycling to Moselkern and then on to Cochem. Cochem is a lovely little town with historical half-timbered-houses and a picturesque Old town. Inexperienced cyclists we recommend spending the day on board and use the day off to visit Cochem in the afternoon.
Cochem – Zell on the Moselle, Cycle tour approx. 39 km
The bike tour will take you to Beilstein first, which you can explore during a short tour on your own. Pass Europe’s steepest vineyard at Bremmer Calmont. Today´s tour ends in the wine village of Zell on the Moselle. You should take the time to enjoy the popular wines.
Zell on the Moselle – Bernkastel-Kues, Cycle tour approx. 43 km
You are cycling from Zell to romantic Traben-Trarbach, where Jugendstil architecture shows its best side. After that the middle aged market place of Bernkastel-Kues invites you for a rest. You will reach the ship in Kues after a tour through town.
Bernkastel-Kues – Mehring, Cycle tour approx. 47 km
Cycle tour to Piesport, the oldest winegrowing community along the Moselle. Visit the Roman cellars and the vineyards on your own. Further on you are going to Neumagen-Dhron which is the oldest wine city of Germany. After lunch break the tour continues to Mehring.
Mehring – Trier, Cycle tour approx. 26-29 km
You will cycle via Pfalzel to Trier, where MS PATRIA is already waiting for you. Trier is one of the oldest cities of Germany and its Roman roots are still visible in impressive buildings as the Porta Nigra, the Konstantin basilica and the Amphitheatre.
Trier – Wasserbillig (Luxemburg) – Saarburg, Cycle tour approx. 38 km
Today you will be cycling along the river from Trier via Wasserbillig in Luxembourg to Saarburg, also called “little Venice”. In its centre you will find a waterfall of 20 meters deep as well as many baroque buildings and fisher houses.
Departure from Saarburg
Disembarkation after breakfast until 9:00 am. Individual journey home.
The quality of the cycle ways along the route is excellent. Most of the stretches are paved or asphalted, and lead alongside the Rhine dikes without any gradients of note. This makes the trip suitable even for unpractised cyclist.
| Season A |
30.04.2022 | 29.10.2022 |
| Season B |
| Season C |
| Season D |
28.05.2022 | 11.06.2022 | 25.06.2022 | 23.07.2022 | 06.08.2022 | 20.08.2022 | 17.09.2022 |
|Bike & Boat Mosel and Saar - Koblenz-Saarburg - MS Patria - MAIN DECK, DE-MOSKS-08I-H|
|Base price|| |
|2-bed cabin in single use||799.00||949.00||1,149.00||1,299.00|
|Bike & Boat Mosel and Saar - Koblenz-Saarburg - MS PATRIA - UPPER DECK, DE-MOSKS-08I-O|
|Base price|| |
|2-bed cabin in single use||949.00||1,099.00||1,299.00||1,449.00|
- Seven nights in outside cabins with private facilities in the booked cabin category
- Program according to routing
- All charges for harbours, bridges and locks
- Room cleaning every day, changing of towels and bed cloths as necessary
- Full board consisting of 7x breakfast, 6x lunch package for cycle tours or snack on board (non-cyclists), 6x coffee or tea in the afternoon, 7x 3-course-dinner
- Daily meeting for the cycle tours
- Printed instructions and maps for daily individual bike tours (1 per cabin)
- GPS tracks for cycle tours
- Tour guide on board
Arrival and departure, parking fees and shuttles, bike rentals, entrance fees and excursions, city maps, ferry fees, travel insurances, tips, drinks on board and personal expenses.
Return to Koblenz
By train from Saarburg to Koblenz in 2 hours, approx. € 24.- per person.
- 7-gear-Unisex-trekking bikes and 8-gear-E-Bikes (brand: Velo de Ville - special SE-Tours edition)
- With hand brake and pedal brake or hand brakes only (subject to availability, please indicate as a non-binding customer request by the booking)
- Pannier bag and rental bike insurance included
- E-Bikes on a limited number only
- Please indicate your body height by the booking
Travel safe and secure with SE-Tours: We recommend to wear a bike helmet. Onboard Selling: UVEX I-VO € 40.00 per helmet, limited number.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, there may be restrictions on board. These are temporary, government-mandated restrictions that may vary regionally. For the safety of all persons present on board, you are obliged to wear a mouth and nose protector and to observe the rules of distance and hygiene. For this purpose, you will receive our ship-specific hygiene concept when booking/inquiring.
Embarkation at 2:00 p.m., stay on board from 4:00 p.m. | Disembarkation until 9:00 a.m.
Minimum number of participants 45 guests (must have been reached within 21 days prior to departure).
To bring your own bike On request only – due to lack of space on sun deck.
Excursions We offer a small excursion program, that can be booked directly on board at the cruise director only. You will get a brief description together with your travel documents. Depending on the number of participants some excursions could be carried out in 2 languages (German/ English).
Schedule and program changes Basically, we reserve the right to make changes of routing and program. If there is low or high water and a route cannot be shipped, the captain reserves the right to change the route in view of your safety (this cannot be accepted as a reason for free withdrawal). Same applies to previously unknown administrative orders of lock or bridge repairs.
Travel documents EU-citizens (without special situations like dual citizenship, main residence abroad or a limited-validity passport) are required to have a valid passport or ID-card, not expiring within six (6) months of the return of your cruise. We kindly ask non-EU citizens, EU-nationals with multiple citizenship or anybody who has to respect special legal entry requirements for the country to visit, to inform about visa and entry documents at the competent embassy.
This trip is not suitable for guests with reduced mobility.
You may cancel the booking at any time. For cancellation fees, please refer to the booking conditions of Se-Tours. The tour operator’s terms and conditions apply: SE-Tours GmbH, Am Grollhamm 12a, 27574 Bremerhaven. We recommend that you take out a travel health insurance with repatriation coverage as well as baggage, accident and travel cancellation insurances.
This tour has 1 more variation
On the Neckar and Rhine, the 68 meters long MS PATRIA, which can accommodate a max. of 68 guests, is your sailing home. The ship is modernized for boat bike tours and provides 15 cabins on the main deck and 19 cabins on the upper deck.