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Holidays in the Moselle region

The Moselle region is a beautiful area in Germany. It is located in the south-west of Germany. This basin of the Moselle River is known for its beautiful nature, with hilly landscapes, vineyards and the meandering river. There is plenty to discover on holiday here. Read our tips and favourite spots in the Moselle region here.

Cochem castle

One of the most popular sights in the Moselle region is the Reichsburg Cochem. This is an impressive castle dating back to the 11th century. The castle offers an interesting insight into the history of the area and is now a museum. From the castle you also have a great view over the Moselle and the surrounding area. It does take some climbing from the town of Cochem before you can enjoy the view and the castle.

Cochem castle

Wine tasting

The Piesport Goldtröpfchen is Germany’s smallest wine cellar. Just 1.20 metres wide, the wine cellar offers a unique experience for wine lovers. You can visit the wine cellar and taste the local wines there, of course. If you are by car, we do recommend spitting out after tasting.

Boating on the Moselle

A typical tourist attraction is cruising on the Moselle River on a tour boat. Boat trips depart from several places along the river, taking you past the most beautiful spots and sights of the Moselle. This way, you can relax and enjoy the scenery and nature.

The city of Trier

Trier is the oldest city in Germany. The city is located near the border with Luxembourg. Trier is excellent for a day of shopping and dining. It is the largest city in the Moselle region. But Trier offers more than shopping: Trier is home to historical monuments, such as the Porta Nigra. This is an impressive Roman city gate from the 2nd century. As a real tourist, you have to take a photo with this!

All in all, the Moselle region is a wonderful area for a holiday in spring or summer. The city of Trier offers cosiness and culture all year round.