© Inge Faust

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Discover the Mosel valley from the water

For those who want to enjoy the beautiful river landscape with its romantic wine villages on a leisurely excursion, numerous excursion boats offer the opportunity to get to know the Mosel valley from a surprising perspective on round trips or day trips. From Easter to the end of October, various boat lines operate on the Mosel. Whether a 1.5-hour round trip or a day trip - there is something for everyone.

Rivers and mountains do not age.

© Inge Faust

1.5-hour round trip from Zell (Mosel)

You don't have much time but still want to know our holiday region by water? No problem! Take a 1.5-hour boat trip down the Mosel to St. Aldegund and enjoy the magnificent views of the vineyards.

The picture shows the ship city of Zell on the Mosel between Zell-Merl and Zell-Kaimt in cloudy weather. At the bottom right in the corner are shrubs from the banks of the Mosel. In the background you can see vineyards and forests.
© Inge Faust
Travel times

May - end of October: daily except Friday

Departure Zell (Mosel): 01:00 p.m.
Arrival Zell (Mosel): 02:30 p.m.
Journey time: approx. 1.5 hours

Mosel timetable 2021
Information and booking

Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH

Balduinstraße 44
56856 Zell (Mosel)
Phone: +49 6542 9622-0
info@zellerland.de

 

The picture shows an aerial view over the Moselle near the Marienburg. The Mosel is separated by a mountain. It passes Pünderich on the left and Bullay on the right.
© Philipp Bohn
The picture shows Marienburg Castle in beautiful autumn weather. In the foreground you can see the vineyards.
© Inge Faust

2.5-hour round trip "Around the Marienburg"

Start an approx. 2.5-hour boat trip from Zell (Mosel) to Enkirch and enjoy Marienburg's unique view. If you take the first boat in the morning, you can decide at 12:00 noon in Enkirch whether you would like to return home by boat after a 10-minute stop or combine the tour with a 4-hour stay in Enkirch. You can also get on at Alf, Bullay or St. Aldegund.

Travel times

May - October: daily except Friday
In April, on request

Departure St. Aldegund: 09:30 a.m. and 01:45 p.m.
Departure Zell: 10:30 a.m. and  02:30 p.m.
Arrival Enkirch: 11:50 a.m. and 03:50 p.m.
Departure Enkirch: 12:00 p.m. and 04:00 p.m.
Arrival Zell: 01:00 p.m. and 05:00 p.m.
Arrival St. Aldegund: 01:40 p.m. and 05:40 p.m.

Moselle timetable 2021
Information and booking

Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH

Balduinstraße 44
56856 Zell (Mosel)
Phone: +49 6542 9622-0
info@zellerland.de

 

Day trip to Cochem with stay and return

Start your day with a Mosel boat trip. The boat departs from Zell (Mosel) at 9:40 in the morning. Visit the Reichsburg, once rebuilt by Louis Ravené. Or take the chairlift up to the Pinnerkreuz, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Mosel. Afterwards, the old town, surrounded by half-timbered houses, invites you to take a stroll. At 03:00 p.m., the boat departs for Zell (Mosel).

The picture shows the ship Maria von Beilstein on the Mosel between Bullay and Alf. In the foreground, a meadow and several trees can be seen, as the picture was taken from the bank of the Moselle in Alf. In the background you can see a forest and the campsite of Bullay.
© Inge Faust
The picture shows the Moselle, part of Cochem and the Reichsburg on the hill.
© Tourist-Information Cochem
Travel times

20 May to 15 July: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and public holiday
18 July to 10 October: daily except Monday
14 - 31 October: Wednesday and Saturday

Departure Zell (Mosel): 09:40 a.m.
Arrival Cochem: 12:30 p.m.
Departure Cochem: 03:00 p.m.
Arrival Zell (Mosel): 06:00 p.m.

Mosel timetable 2021
Information and booking

Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH

Balduinstraße 44
56856 Zell (Mosel)
Phone: +49 6542 9622-0
info@zellerland.de

 

The picture shows a frontal view of the Moselle village of Pünderich with its half-timbered houses. The picture was taken in the vineyards on the opposite side of the Mosel.
© Inge Faust
The picture shows the bridge in Traben-Trarbach.
© Becker Werbung

Mosel cruise to Traben-Trarbach with stay and back

Take a half-day boat trip to Traben-Trarbach. The boat departs from Zell (Mosel) in the morning and takes you through the lock-in Enkirch to Traben-Trarbach. You have 1.5 hours to explore the town, which is characterised by Art Nouveau. Embarkation and disembarkation points also possible in Cochem, Bruttig, Beilstein, Briedern, Mesenich, Ediger, St. Aldegund and Alf/Bullay.

Travel times

May to mid-October: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and public holiday

Departure Zell (Mosel): 11:40 a.m.
Arrival Traben-Trarbach: 01:20 p.m.
Departure Traben-Trarbach: 02:45 p.m.
Arrival Zell (Mosel): 04:00 p.m.

Mosel timetable 2021
Information and booking

Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH

Balduinstraße 44
56856 Zell (Mosel)
Phone: +49 6542 9622-0
info@zellerland.de

 

Middle Mosel trip to Bernkastel-Kues and back

Why not start a day trip to the old town of Bernkastel-Kues? The ship departs from Zell (Mosel) at 09:45 in the morning. The ship takes you through various Mosel villages - including the Mosel town of Traben-Trarbach, characterised by its Art Nouveau style. Pass Machern Monastery, a former Cistercian convent, which is now used as a museum and event venue with adjoining gastronomy. In Bernkastel, you have two hours to explore the town with its picturesque old town.

The picture shows the view from a ship on the Mosel near the village of Briedel, which is on the left of the picture. In the background you can see forests.
© Inge Faust
Part of Bernkastel-Kues is in the picture.
© A. Feller
Travel times

May to mid-October: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Departure Zell (Mosel): 09:45 a.m.
Arrival Bernkastel: 01:30 p.m.
Departure Bernkastel: 03:20 p.m.
Arrival Zell (Mosel): 06:15 p.m.

Mosel timetable 2021
Information and booking

Zeller Land Tourismus GmbH

Balduinstraße 44
56856 Zell (Mosel)
Phone: +49 6542 9622-0
info@zellerland.de

 

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