Category: Moselle

Moselle River

The River Cruise – Koblenz and Marksburg (castle)

Koblentz Koblenz lies at the confluence of the Rhine, Moselle and the Lahn rives. This is where the Romans took over an ancient hill fort on the Festung Ehrenbreitstein hill which overlooks the confluence of the Rhine and  Moselle from the eastern bank of the river. A stone Roman bridge over the Rhine was also located …

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The River Cruise – Moselle Valley – Moselle wine tasting

About Traben-Trarbach After lunch the river took us past some small towns, villages nestled amongst very steep vine covered hills.  After passing some locks,  we finally arrived in the twin city of of Traben-Trarbach. Traben is on one side of the river and Trarbach on the other. Traben-Trarbach is a wine and boat racing city. …

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The River Cruise – Moselle Valley

Bernkastel-Kues Overnight the River Princess has sailed downstream from Trier to Bernkastel-Kues. Bernkastel-Kues is situated in narrows of the valley, and is overlooked by castle left in ruins by a fire, and never rebuilt. With the colder weather the morning mists make for breathtaking views. Some History First written records of a settlement on the …

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The River Cruise – Moselle – Trier

Morning – Transit The morning is the transfer to the river cruise ship. She is waiting for us in Trier. So the group was taken by but about 4oo-ish or so KM east from Paris to Trier (Treves). The route took us through the Champangne region countryside, skirting around Riems, Verdun, Metz and finally heading …

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