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On this 6-day cycle tour, you will discover the gently rolling hills of the Bliesgau biosphere reserve and the mountain ranges of the Saargau region near the French border.


  • 5 overnights including breakfast in selected hotels
  • Dinner on your day of arrival or on your second evening (your choice)
  • Entry to UNESCO World Heritage site Völklingen Ironworks
  • Map and info material

Tour profile: The tour combines flat and some hilly sections on excellent cycle paths along the Saar and Moselle rivers as well as on a railway line cycle path. Partly challenging climbs, especially from the river valleys. A normal level of fitness is needed for this tour.

Total distance: approx. 170 miles


Day 1: Arrival and overnight in Saarbrücken

Day 2: 1st stage from Saarbrückenacross the Bliesgau region and back to Saarbrücken, approx. 37 to 54 miles

Day 3: 2nd stages from Saarbrücken to Mettlach, approx. 39 miles

Day 4: 3rd stage from Mettlach to Perl, approx. 28 miles

Day 5: 4th stage from Perl to Saarlouis, approx. 34 miles

Day 6: 5th stage from Saarlouis to Saarbrücken (optional), approx. 16 miles

Tour highlights: UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Bliesgau, “Saar Loop” river bend, Saarlouis, Mettlach, UNESCO World Heritage site Völklingen Ironworks

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