Cycling & Eating The Mosel Valley

In 2010 I was commissioned to cycle and eat the Mosel River in Germany for FoodTripper.com Loading my panniers and heading up stream my bicycle and appetite were introduced to a fascinating and ancient world of wine, mushrooms, beer and pretzels.  Looking for a no hassle gastronomic bike ride in central Europe? The Mosel is for you.

 

  • Cycling & Eating The Mosel – Day 4

    Mettlach –Saarbrücken After a night of heavy rain and a heavy German breakfast, I left the river Saar behind me and was soon cycling in the shadows of dense forests that blanketed the landscape. Without the river to follow it was back to the map f...

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  • Cycling & Eating The Mosel – Day 3

    Day 3: Trittenheim – Trier After an early start in Trittenheim and a fine German breakfast of cured ham, rye bread and local cheese, I was back cycling amongst the Mosselles Valleys unique landscape. In the cool, quiet mornings the region is at its...

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  • Cycling & Eating The Mosel – Gallery

    In 2010 I cycled up the Mosel River in Germany. A home to wine production since the Romans were there 200 years ago, and near enough to France to have some delicious grub, a bike ride up the the Mosel valley is delicious and historic adventure in som...

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  • Cycling & Eating The Mosel – Day 2

    Good wine needs and plenty of rain and plenty of sun. Traben & Trarbach may have looked picturesque in a soft evening light but after a night of heavy rain I woke to a different atmosphere on my second morning in the Mosselle. Cold, wet and atmos...

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  • Cycling & Eating The Mosel – Day 1

    After an early start in London and the cramp-inducing charms of short-haul flying, arriving in the medieval town of Cochem on the banks of the Mosel river in Western Germany I needed a drink!  Here for a week of pedal-powered gastronomic research, w...

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