Encounter one of the most successful blends between a rich, ancient culture and nature, sometimes enchanting and sometimes spectacular. Here you find more than 2000 years of cultural history, a huge number of picturesque villages and the steepest vineyards in Germany.
Hidden away in one of the Moselle's romantic side-valleys, surrounded by unspoilt countryside of outstanding natural beauty, stands Eltz Castle. With its unique location, enchanting architecture and countless turrets and oriels, it is the quintessential knight's castle. In the treasury you can see a world-class collection of gold and silver work as well as jewellery, ivory, porcelain and weapons.
Where the river curves between Eifel and Hunsrück lies the old town of Cochem. Enjoy a walk through narrow streets and twisty alleys with half-timbered houses. Town and landscape are dominated by the Reichsburg that gives the impression of a typical fairy tale castle.
Journey back in time to the days of the Roman Empire. Trier was once known as the "Rome of the North". The Roman era has left an impressive legacy, the most famous is probably the Porta Nigra, the amphitheatre and three baths provide even in modern times spectacular settings for a wide variety of events.