Moderate guided tour, mostly flat along field paths and asphalted side roads.
Day 1: Wasserbillig, approx. 15 km
The crew of the boat La Belle Fleur welcomes you on board around 3 p.m., in the border village of Wasserbillig. From here you will start a short bike trip along the river Sauer, which is a small border river that flows closely past the mooring place of the ship. On this trip, you will pass along several nice and cosy villages.Day 2: Wasserbillig – Remich, approx. 35 km
After breakfast, you will cycle to Remich, the pearl of the Moselle River. On your way to Remich, there is an opportunity to visit the small village of Ehnen with its wine museum. After a walk through the old streets and narrows alleys, your bike tour continues to the old roman villa in Nennig with its beautiful, well-kept tiles.Day 3: Remich – Thionville, approx. 40 km
Today you will cycle to France. The narrow Moselle valley becomes flatter and wider. This gives you the opportunity to make a deeper acquaintance with the country. But before we leave Luxemburg, we visit the small but famous village of Schengen. There were once one of the most important treaty’s was signed, is now a European museum. But a visit to the Maginot-line is certainly also a part of the program today. The underground defence system stretches across the whole area, which was meant to protect France and at the same time make all facilities available for pure survival. In other words, you’ll be looking at a masterpiece of wartime architecture. When it is coffee time, La Belle Fleur expects you in Thionville; a city that was rich in metal industry, but today it is primarily a city of beautiful buildings, left behind by the many conquests, such as the Romans, the Luxembourgers and the Spaniards.Day 4: Thionville – Metz, approx. 35 km
Cycling along the Moselle, this is a day dedicated to all that made this region great, exploring the industrial heritage, nature, and perfect examples of cultural achievements. You will cycle along shady bike paths pass old steel mills. After arriving in Metz, guided city walk will be offered including a visit to the Centre Pompidou, the Cathedral. You will enjoy the atmosphere of the many squares and terraces.Day 5: Metz – Frouard, approx. 25 - 55 km
Now it’s time for a somewhat more adventurous trip; the old towpaths of the Moselle take you to the picturesque Pont-à-Mousson. Or you can stay on board and start your bike tour at Pont-à-Mousson. After a visit to this city, which has a typical character because it is situated on both banks of the Moselle, you’ll bike through an old canaled part of the Moselle. As you ride through, you will be amazed by the beauty of the area, as you eventually arrive at one of those typical quiet little French villages of Frouard.Day 6: Frouard – Nancy – Liverdun, approx. 30 km
Today the cycle path leads you along the connecting channel between the Moselle and the Meurthe to Nancy. After a visit to this metropolitan city, the tour continues to the old fortress-city of Liverdun. There, the La Belle Fleur will await you at an idyllic spot.Day 7: Liverdun – Toul, approx. 17 km
From Liverdun, cycle in the direction of Toul. A small, charming fortress-city with a rich history situated at the Moselle’s riverside. After a cup of coffee in the afternoon, the team of the La Belle Fleur says goodbye.
Day 1: Toul
The crew of the boat La Belle Fleur gladly welcomes you on board at 3 p.m., in the charming French fortified town of Toul. After coffee, you have the opportunity to visit this town with our guide. Toul, a town that used to be the diocese of the bishop of Toul in times gone by, will display it’s pretty churches, its old house of government officials, but also its little alleys and nice terraces.Day 2: Toul - Liverdun, approx. 17 km
Today you follow the bending river Moselle, through the valley. You will have a view of the small locks and old river branches. In Liverdun, the ship will await you under the watchful eye of the cities castle.Day 3: Liverdun - Nancy - Frouard, approx. 30 km
You mainly cycle along the connecting channel between the Moselle and the Meurthe to Nancy. After you payed the city a visit, the tour continues to the quiet, characteristic French village Frouard.Day 4: Frouard - Metz, approx. 25 - 55 km
The trip that is set in the program for today, begins with a ride along an old part of the canalised Moselle, till we arrive in Pont-à-Mousson. This city, which is situated on both banks of the river Moselle, has a very outstanding character due to its unique location. After this you can choose to continue the tour by bike or on board of La Belle Fleur. When you bike further to Metz, the adventure picks up, as passing the old towpaths of the Moselle. When you have arrived in Metz, you can participate in a guided walk through the town, to admire the Centre Pompidou, the great well-known cathedral and so much more. But it’s certainly also worthwhile doing some shopping in this great city, with so many big shopping centres to choose from.Day 5: Metz - Thionville, approx. 35 km
Today, you will bicycle along the Moselle and enjoy everything that has made this region so historically great. You cycle past old steel factories and pumping-stations. When it is coffee time, La Belle Fleur awaits you in Thionville; a city once made rich by the metal industry, but today only displays many beautiful buildings, left behind by the many conquests, such as the Romans, the Luxembourgers, and the Spaniards.Day 6: Thionville - Remich, approx. 40 km
Now it’s time to take a trip to the France-Luxembourg border, where we visit the famous village of Schengen. But before we get there we ride through the forest of Cattenom, where you can see the bunkers and underground army facilities of the Maginot line. Later in the day we make a stop in the small town of Sierck-les-Bains where you can visit the medieval castle and dream along looking at the land from the top of the castle. Later you ride into Schengen, this was once just a small sleepy village, before it was awakened by the event that made it world-famous; the Schengen agreement. To end the bike tour of today we bike to Nennig where you can visit an old Roman villa with beautiful kept mosaics. After a visit to the villa you cross the bridge over the river Moselle in Nennig and you arrive near the ship in Remich "the pearl of the river Moselle".Day 7: Remich - Wasserbillig, approx. 35 km
This day is reserved for a trip through the many beautiful vineyards of Luxembourg. On your way to Wasserbillig you can visit the wine museum in the small town of Ehnen. It is also very nice to take some time and enjoy a walk in this town, discover the small old streets and narrows alleys. To conclude the trip for today, we ride further to the village of Wasserbillig. Being the final destination of your journey, this little border town offers you the possibility of doing some last-minute shopping in Luxembourg. After coffee the crew of la Belle Fleur says you goodbye.