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Sights in the Moselle area in Germany

By Edited Sep 3, 2015 0 0

During your holidays in the Moselle area, you'll soon discover that this region harbors a rich history. There are many attractions including numerous Roman remains. Especially in the city of Trier you will see wonderful historical sites such as mysterious ruins and well preserved buildings.

Historic buildings
When you celebrate holidays in the Moselle-region, you will see many remnants, as well as well preserved buildings, ruins and castles, especially from the time of Roman domination, ruins and castles, Historic buildings that are certainly worth visiting are Burg Arras in Alf, Burg Ehrenburg Brodenbach, Burg Landshut Bernkastel-Kues , the Reichsburg (imperial castle) in Cochem, Burg Eltz in Eltz, Burg Thurant in Alken and Burg Metternich in Beilstein.

In the Moselle-region will find several museums, focusing on various topics. There are museums where you can see the history of the Moselle-river and of course the famous Moselle wine, but you could also pay a visit to toy museums in Trier, Krov or Traben-Trarbach.

If you want to know everything about puppets and stoves, then the Puppen-und Ofenmuseum in Neef is worth a visit, while people who love cycling should look around in the Fahrrad Museum in Traben-Trarbach.

During your visit to the historic mustard mill in Cochem, you will hear everything about mustard and you're able to taste some delicious mustard too!

Attraction-, wildlife parks and more
For the more active tourist, there is plenty to do near Moselle-river.

In Ediger-Eller and Traben-Trarbach you can do in the Adventure Forest various outdoor activities, such as obstacle courses, mountain biking and Nordic walking.

In Cochem you can take the chairlift to the Pinner-Kreuz on 250 meters altitude and from there you can return to the center of Cochem via a trail.

Near the historic city of Cochem you can also visit wild animals in Wildlife and Freizeitpark Klotten. In this attraction park you can spend a wonderful day outdoors and enjoy looking at various animal and bird species such as raccoons, deer, wild boars, ostriches and pheasants. Kids will also enjoy the roller coaster, water slide and gondola.

In Cochem at the imperial castle (Reichsburg), visit the falconry, which is open from Good Friday until the end of October. During this timeframe they give a falconry demonstration four times a day and you can also take the course 'Falconer for one day'.

Near the Moselle
Near the Moselle, there are plenty of places that are worth a trip by car or train.

Bad Bertrich

Between Eifel and Mosel in the idyllic Üßbachtal, you will find the beautiful spa town of Bad Bertrich and the vacation land of hot springs and crater lakes. This area combines natural beauty, wellness and fine food.


Idar-Oberstein is known as the capital of Germany's gemstone industry and home to the German Gemstone Museum.

Eiffel Park Gondorf

Eiffel Park Gondorf is an adventure and animal park with several amusement areas, bobsled track and other fun things for young and old. The visitors have close contact with the animal in open nature.



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