Luxembourg & Lorraine - MS La Belle Fleur - map
At a glance
  • Beginning / End:
    Wasserbillig / Toul
  • Duration of trip:
    7 days / 6 nights
  • Distance covered by bike:
    200-225 km/124-140 mi
  • Distance per day:
    15 - 55 km / 10 - 34 mi
  • Altitude profile:
    Predominantly flat with a small number of short inclines.
  • Profile:
    Predominantly on paved, bikes-only cycle paths, sometimes quiet roads.
  • Return transfer:
    individually by train,
    look at "Info/arrival"

If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!

Eating and drinking
This tour includes full board. In the mornings, you will receive a hearty breakfast, in the evenings we serve three-course meals. For the bike tours we provide you with packed lunches.

Luxembourg & Lorraine

Moselle - MS La Belle Fleur, 7 days/6 nights from EUR 969

Moselle in Luxembourg & Lorraine aboard Belle Fleur - Metz

The river Moselle flows through the gentle hilly landscape between Wasserbillig and Toul, where old towpaths have been converted into cycle paths. Enjoy French art de vivre and Luxemburgian sociability both on the guided cycling tours and aboard the familial ship. Wine will accompany you all the way from the Miserland to the Côtes de Toul. This tour along the Moselle in Luxembourg and Lorraine is highly recommended both for expert and novice cyclists. Your starting point is Wasserbillig.
Here you can find further information on the MS La Belle Fleur.

Moselle in Luxembourg & Lorraine - MS La Belle Fleur
 
Moselle in Luxembourg & Lorraine aboard Belle Fleur

Day 1 Arrival in Wasserbillig, cycle tour approx. 15 km/9 mi
Embarkation from 3 pm, to get into the mood there’ll be a small cycle tour along the Sûre.

Day 2 Wasserbillig - Remich, approx. 35 km/22 mi
Sunny vineyards, romantic wine villages and Roman ruins - the grand duchy displays itself from its most beautiful side.

Day 3 Remich - Thionville, approx. 40 km/25 mi
There are 3 countries on today’s itinerary, where perfect cycle paths accompany the Moselle.

Day 4 Thionville - Metz, approx. 35 km/22 mi
Comfortably, you’ll be approaching the old episcopal city of Metz, seat of the Carolingians and the centre of Lorraine.

Day 5 Metz - Frouard, 25-55 km/16-34 mi
Old towpaths lead toward Pont-à-Mousson, which offers a monastery highly worth visiting, after which you’ll go to Frouard, located at the mouth of the river Meurthe.

Day 6 Frouard - Nancy - Liverdun, approx. 30 km/19 mi
There will be ample time to explore Nancy, after which you’ll cycle to the old fortress town of Liverdun, famous for its Madeleines.

Day 7 Liverdun - Toul, approx. 17 km/7 mi and departure
The route will lead you onwards to the Moselle’s most westerly point - Toul - with its beautiful Cathedral. Disembarkation will commence in the afternoon, after which you will make your way home under your own steam. We highly recommend staying for an extra night in Nancy, Luxembourg City or Trier.

Moselle in Luxembourg & Lorraine aboard Belle Fleur
 
Moselle in Luxembourg & Lorraine aboard Belle Fleur
 
Moselle in Luxembourg & Lorraine aboard Belle Fleur
Info/booking
Info/arrival

Here are the details on MS La Belle Fleur:

Included in your package "Luxembourg & Lorraine":

  • 6 nights aboard
  • full board (6 x breakfast, 6 packed lunches, 6 x dinner)
  • afternoon coffee and cake served daily
  • bed linen and towels supplied
  • all harbour- and lock dutie
  • guided cycle tours according to tour agenda
    (see travel dates)
  • several short guided city tours
    (only on guided tours)
  • 24-gears rental bike

Accomodation:

  • outside cabins, 8-9 sqm/5-6 sq ft with ensuite WC and shower
  • all cabins have portholes which can be opened
  • all cabins feature slightly offset bunk beds

Rental bicycles:

  • We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 24-gears/freewheel, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. Due to limited space, no personal bikes can be taken along.

Travel time 2019:

  • Arrival on saturdays
    guided tours:
    24.08. + 07.09.
    self guided tours:
    21.09. + 05.06.

Prices:

All prices are per person in a double beth cabin.

  •   969 EUR travel price, incl. rental bike
  • 1269 EUR travel price single occupancy, incl. rental bike
  •   819 EUR third person in cabin (unter 12 yrs on departure day)

The booking process

The Tour
Info/arrival

Arrival:

  • Parking
    Wasserbillig does no longer offer parking. We recommend using the guarded car park at Luxembourg airport (approx. 40-60 EUR / week). Take the bus (16 and 29, takes approx. 20 minutes, runs every 30 minutes) to the main station, from where you can get a train (runs approx. every hour, takes 30 minutes) to Wasserbillig.
    Alternatively, take the Airport-Schiffslände shuttle bus, departs Saturdays at 1 pm, 55 EUR per person (return, please note this when making your booking, not possible if you’re travelling with your own bike).

  • Arrival by train:
    Wasserbillig train station, approx. 500 m to the hythe

  • Arrival by plane:
    Airport Luxembourg, by bus to the central station (16 and 29, approx. every half hour, duration approx. 20 min) and further by train to Wasserbillig (approx. every hour, duration approx. 30 min).

Return transfer:

  • Toul - Luxembourg Aiport
    Under your own steam by train, change in Nancy, Metz/Thionville and at Luxembourg main station Quai 103 (buses 16 and 29). This connection operates approx. once per hour and takes approx 3.5 hours.
    We highly recommend an extra night in Nancy or Luxembourg City.

Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.

Please note:
As is the case with all boat trips, changes in travel itineraries due to the weather, the rivers’ water levels or technical issues can be undertaken at any time.

The Tour
Info/booking
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