The Moselle (also spelt Mosel) river winds its way through the beautifuul wine regions of France, Germany and Luxembourg. There are many castles and palaces along the river for you to explore, as well as picturesque towns and villages including Trier, Bernkastel-Kues and Koblenz.
The terraced vineyards of the Riesling grape are the main attraction here and you can be sure to get the chance to taste the local vintage during your journey. Walking and cycling are great activities in this region as they allow you to really take in the delightful scenery and local culture.
Places of Interest
A wine growing town set at the side of the Moselle river offering a chance to sample some of the local wines. It is without doubt one of the most picturesque towns on the river and overlooked by Cochem castle. The town is surrounded by steep vineyards.
A romantic town situated where the Rhine meets the Moselle. Delve into its 2,000 year history and discover the magnificent Roman Basilica and the Neoclassical palace.
Germany’s oldest city which had settlements as early as the third Century BC. It is a city that features many interesting Roman buildings including the Porta Nigra, Germany’s oldest defensive structure. The ‘Aula Palatina’ served as the throne hall for the Roman Emperor and the nearby Kaiserthermen acted as the imperial baths.
You can also discover more of Germany on one of our many Danube river cruises.