Mosel Cycle Path

An awarded quality cycle route

In close proximity to the river, surrounded by nature, urban, mysterious and spectacular - these are all attributes that describe the Mosel Cycle Path perfectly and which ensure you are never bored.

Over a total of 248 kilometres and 10 stages, highlight after highlight can be found on the 4-star ADFC quality cycle route between Perl on the German-French-Luxembourg border and the mouth of the Mosel in Koblenz.

The Mosel Cycle Path isn’t really about sporting ambition as the routes, which are mostly asphalted and run separately from the main roads, are relatively flat and without major gradients. Rather, it’s the experience and enjoyment aspects that characterise the Mosel Cycle Path!

full of variety and ready to enjoy.

248 kilometres

of rivers, vineyards and history.

for surprising discoveries along the way.

Current information & cycle path conditions

So that your bike tour can take place without any problems, please inform yourself about possible detours or closures when planning.

Do you know...

... that there are a total of 40 audio stop-off points along the Mosel Cycle Path?

Get off your bike at a total of 40 "listening points" along the Mosel Cycle Path between Perl and Koblenz and use these short audio stop-offs to get to know the region in more detail. The "Audiopoints along the Mosel Cyle Path" will open your eyes to all the scenic features and top attractions along the route – and that includes finding out all about the local wines!


... that along the Mosel Cycle Path around 130 bike-friendly Bed+Bike hosts make sure that you and your bike are in good hands?

Stop, get off your bike and feel well looked after; our Bed+Bike hosts not only offer cyclists the warm hospitality so typical of the Mosel region but also provide bike storage, tools, cycling maps and much more besides. Find your cycling host !

... that the Mosel Cycle Path is continuously developed and signposted all the way to the French city of Metz?

The international Mosel Cycle Path offers you a great opportunity to get to know the similarities and differences between the three countries Germany, Luxembourg and France. On well-maintained premium routes you cycle through varied landscapes and learn all kinds of interesting facts about German, French and Luxembourgian history and culture.

The 65-kilometer section from Metz in Lorraine to Perl in Saarland is flat and almost entirely on asphalt. From Thionville, the Mosel Cycle Path is very well signposted as "Le Chemin de la Moselle". In Perl, which lies directly in the border triangle, the German part of the Mosel Cycle Path begins.


... that you can discover lots of cultural treasures along the Mosel Cycle Path?

Fascinating towns and quaint half-timbered villages with their picturesque historic centers await you in the ancient cultural landscape. Imposing castles tower high above the cycle path near the shore.
Here you will find treasures from all periods of history: from the Dark Ages and Roman times through the Middle Ages and modern times. First and foremost: our impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Discover the cultural experiencethat awaits you along the Mosel Cycle Path.


... that many other attractive bike paths in the region invite you to take a detour from the Mosel Cycle Path?

So, for example, you can enjoy the savoir-vivre of France and the Saarland along the VeloRoute SaarLorLux or on the Saar Cycle Path. Unspoiled nature and opportunities for family fun await you along the former railway tracks in the Ruwer Valley and Eifel area. Or you can choose one of our themed cycling routes, which take you through picturesque villages. Have a look at the other cycling adventures.



... that the Mosel Cycle Path is one of "Germany's Top River Routes"?

The Mosel Cycle Path is one of Germany’s Top River Routes! The best river cycle routes in Germany have come together under one roof. All of these cycle routes are characterised by their particularly picturesque and diverse layout – each with their own charm. The Top River Routes are guaranteed to take cyclists to the most beautiful spots Germany has to offer.

...that the Mosel Cycle Route is a 4 stars ADFC quality cycle route?

Since 2024, the Mosel Cycle Route has officially carried the seal of approval as an ADFC quality cycle route with 4 stars, making it one of the most beautiful long-distance cycle routes in Germany.

The German National Cyclists Association (ADFC) classifies particularly high-quality cycle tours with up to 5 stars. The higher the number of stars, the higher the quality for the cyclist. Signposting, surface, traffic situation and services along the route play a central role in the rating.

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