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VeloRoute SaarLorLux

  • start: You can join the route anywhere along the trail.
  • destination: You can exit the route anywhere along the trail.
  • medium
  • 486,29 km
  • 1 day 14 hours 27 minutes
  • 2077 m
  • 402 m
  • 124 m
  • 60 / 100
  • 60 / 100

The around 480 km long Velo Route SaarLorLux runs through the three-country-border (Dreiländereck) of Germany, France and Luxembourg.

The Velo Route SaarLorLux connects the cities Saarbrücken, Trier and Luxembourg in one large circular tour. It includes the valleys of the Saar, Moselle and Sauer, and runs across the heights of the watersheds to reach the valleys. The Rhineland-Palatinate route sections Saarhölzbach - Saarburg - Konz - Trier - Igel - Wasserbilligerbrück - Metzdorf are exclusively river cycle paths of the Moselle and Saar.

General information

Directions

Profile: Mainly a level route along rivers, with some sections with light ascents.

Course: Entirely on forest and farm roads and roads through towns. No roads outside of towns without cycle lanes.

Surface quality: Entirely asphalt and concrete surfaces.

The route in the cycle trail network: The Velo Route SaarLorLux connects three international countries.

Source and additional information:  www.radwanderland.de

Safety Guidelines

We recommend to cover the French part from Metz to Thionville (very busy road along the industrial area) by train.

Equipment

Roadworthy bike, bike helmet, mending kit for small repairs, bike map.

Getting there

Trier: Trier can be reached via the A 602 or the B 51/B 49.
Saarbrücken: Saarbrücken can be reached via the A 1/E 422 from the north. From Karlsruhe, Saarbrücken can be reached via the A 8. It crosses the A 6 at the Neunkircher Kreuz intersection and the A 1 at the Saarbrücker Kreuz intersection.
Luxembourg: Luxembourg can be reached via the A 64 from Trier.

Parking

There are various (paid) parking options in the cities of Trier, Saarbrücken and Luxembourg.

Public transit

The railway lines run along the Saar and Moselle and parallel to the cycle route.

Railways connections from Trier:

  • to Luxembourg
  • along the river Saar to Saarbrücken
  • along the Moselle to Perl
Literature

Bikeline cycling tour book "VeloRoute SaarLorLux", map scale 1:75.000 Verlag Esterbauer

Maps

www.radwanderland.de (responsible for infrastructure and route description of the Rhineland-Palatinate section)

Additional Information

Mosellandtouristik GmbH
Kordelweg 1
54470 Bernkastel-Kues

Tel. +49 (0)6531/97330

info@mosellandtouristik.de

www.visitmosel.de

 

Suggestions, something you have noticed or deficiencies? Email us at: radwege@lbm.rlp.de (www.radwanderland.de - responsible for infrastructure and route descriptions of the Rhineland-Palatinate section).

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Weather

This tour is presented by: Mosellandtouristik GmbH

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