Germany B500, Mosel and Vosges Mountains Motorcycle Tour

Summary

This is a great motorcycle tour - 7 days in 5 countries.

Progressive roads and wide open views, the vineyards of the Mosel and Rhine give way the the fragrant, iconic roads of the Germany B500 and Black Forest heading briefly into Switzerland we then turn north for the glorious roads of the Vosges


Itinerary

Day 1 / 320 miles

Our Germany motorcycle tour starts with a 7.30 meet for a Eurotunnel crossing before heading south-east using some motorways and fast roads  we make our way towards the first overnight stay of the tour, mainly riding in France we cross Luxembourg and then on in to Germany. Trier we have a historical hotel close to the city centre. Trier is reported to be Germany’s oldest city and also the birthplace of Karl Marx it is a townl of history, Our hotel has secure garage parking and is ideally situated close to the centre of the city where there is an abundance of bars and restaurants.


Day 2 / 245 miles 

This morning we have a gloriously scenic ride with sweeping bends towards Koblenz and the famous Deutches Eck We take in a number of Castles and photo stops before lunching. We then spend the afternoon zig-zagging our way South toward our next overnight stop in a hotel right on the river.


Day 3 / 200 miles

Our journey continues though more heavily wooded roads before of Kaiserslautern, after Lunch the area becomes more heavily wooded and after crossing the Rhine below Karlsruhe (gateway to the Black forest) we join the fabulous B500 for short  run  to our hotel just outside Baden-Baden for the evening.


Day 4 / 169 miles 

Today we head south, spending the morning gliding through the fantastic biking corners of the B500 before having lunch near Basel.  After Lunch we cross the Rhine again on fun roads heading for another great hotel in the southern foothills of the magnificent Vosges mountains.


Day 5 225 miles

Today we ride the Vosges region,  crossing the famous Grand Ballon and Rue de Cretes. On a clear day, we have panoramic views of the Ballon summit  before descending through open sweeping bends in this incredible area. We eventually turn north heading for the Luxembourg border. Our hotel for the night near the border, has safe motorcycle parking and nearby there are and bars and restaurants.


Day 6 / 170 miles 

Northwards today through Luxembourg an Begium. A fun and shorter day on the bikes we will enjoy an often forgotten area for touring, good corners and smooth surfaces await as we meander towards Leige and our magnificent hotel.


Day 7 / 180miles 

We leave our hotel after a decent breakfast and head for Calais. There are two routes planned today - One (3 hours) using the motorway network the other on a mix of roads taking an extra hour (the choice will be a majority group desision based on everyones journey on the UK side of Eurotunnel


One person – One bike - Shared  room £765 (total)

One person – One bike - Own room  £1075 (total)

Two people – One bike - One room £1195 (total) 

Tour Highlights


  • Progressive sweeping Roads
  • Vianden
  • Germany’s oldest city
  • Deutsches Eck
  • Mosel and Rhine valleys
  • Saar Hunsruck National Park
  • Black Forest
  • B500
  • La Grand Balon
  • Vosges Mountains
  • Comfortable well chosen accommodation

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Dates

June 20th to 27th 2018
August 23rd to 30th 2108

Suitability

Grade: Easy riding

Pillion Friendly and open to all riders. 

good surfaces - great corners
Riding 9 to 6pm including stops 

Stats

7 Days total
1600 miles