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Mosel River Valley - Germany




Mosel River Valley


Germany's dreamy Mosel Valley curves along cobbled towns and storybook castles on the Germany's western border. The Rhine's little sister (its left tributary), a river that cover Germany, France and Luxembourg has above all in Germany its best, gong throughout romantic villages and terraced vineyards that produce fine wine (like the Rieslings), above all between the cities of Trier and Koblenz). The view is wonderful, romantic, and travellers get the best of nature along the nearly 125 miles (200 Km) of narrowing and curving beauty. The river (also known by the name of Moselle or Mosa, in ancient times) is popularly recognized for its beautiful landscapes and is acclaimed as one of the best tourist spot of Germany.


From its initial starting point, in the western slope of the Vosges Mountains in Alsace, the Mosel flows through Lorraine and town like Trier, Bernkastel-Kues, Cochem, and Koblenz (where it meets the Rhine) and other cities in Luxembourg and France. Local folks described towns along its banks, like the ones of the Grimm's brothers, and like a ribbon the river twists and turns its way along the most beautiful cities of the country. Many theme routes were created, cycling routes, cruising routes, short hiking routes, wine routes and many others.

Take for example the Cycling tour, starting in France and then arriving in Perl, then Trier, Germany's oldest town and of Roman history. Then towards Koblenz, through remarkable vineyard scenery. It follow picture-book villages like Bernkastel-Kues, Traben-Trarbach and Beilstein and castles towering above towns and vineyards with fantastic views. Mosel is popularly recognized for its tourism, beautiful landscapes and white wine, which has been produced there since the 19th century.


GPS coordinates: 50.364271,7.605286

Mosel River Valley - Germany