Trier – A City of Roman Emperors, Bishops and Electors

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Trier, a UNESCO World Heritage City, is Famous for its Roman Heritage and More: Trier is one of Germany’s oldest city. The name Trier (Trèves in French) is believed to have been derived from the Celtic tribe of Treveri, who inhabited the lower valley of the Moselle from around 150 BC, but it is Trier’s Roman […]

Passau – The City of Three Rivers

Passau

Passau, Germany – Danube River Cruise: Passau is strategically located at the confluence of the Danube, Inn, and Ilz rivers, near the Czech and Austrian borders. This City of Three Rivers is a popular stop on any Danube River Cruise itinerary. It is a picturesque and worthwhile place to visit, with lots for the tourist […]

Baden Asparagus Route

Baden Asparagus

The Baden Asparagus Route Covers 136 Kilometres of Asparagus Producing Country: With spring comes asparagus, nicknamed “spears of spring air” by some in Germany. The Baden region is well-known for its fine asparagus and for lovers of this vegetable, the Baden Asparagus Route covers almost 136 kilometres of fine asparagus-producing country. A Royal Vegetable As […]

Unkel – A Cultural Town on the Rhine

Unkel-Rhineland-Palatinate

Unkel Was Home to Many Famous Germans Including Willy Brandt: As our river boat cruises towards Remagen and the much anticipated Remagen Bridge, we glide past yet another picturesque town, a sight that we’ve become so used to seeing along the middle Rhine. The beautiful church along the riverbank and its neighbouring yellow building were […]

Oberwesel – A Medieval Town Now Famous for its Wine

Oberwesel

Oberwesel is one of the Best Preserved Medieval Towns in the Middle Rhine Valley: Oberwesel, a town in Rhineland-Palatinate, is a regular stop for the river cruises that ply the Middle Rhine River. As the river boat approaches this historic town, the castle on the hill and fortification towers point towards Oberwesel’s role as a […]

Assmannshausen – Famous for its Red Wine Festival

Assmannshausen - A Red Wine Town

Assmannshausen – A Small Village on the Rhine Famous for its Red Wine Festival: The vineyards of the Rhine Valley, we all know, are famous for their white wines (in particular the Rieslings) and their many wine festivals. There are however some towns and villages  in the Upper Middle Rhine where red is their favourite […]

Walking Holidays in Germany: Walking in Südliche Weinstrasse

Walking the Southern Wine Road © Südliche Weinstrasse

Südliche Weinstrasse – An Ideal Region for Walking Holidays in Germany: The Rheinland-Pfalz Forest (or Rhineland-Palatinate Forest) is one of the biggest nature reserves in Europe and walking and trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers will find a world of natural beauty here. In particular, the Südliche Weinstrasse, or Southern Wine Road district, with its picturesque […]

Walking Holidays in Germany: Walking in the Mosel Region

Walking in Moselle by Moselland Tourism

Walking Holidays in Germany Made Easier with Tours by Moselland Tourism: For the intrepid walker, walking holidays in Germany is now much easier, especially for those who would like to explore the Mosel region. Hiking is a National sport in Germany and whether you wish to do the more challenging seven-day Moselle Hills Trails or […]