In the southwest of Germany, near the German-Luxembourg border, you will find the more than 2000 year old city of Trier. The once magnificent Roman city is an open-air museum of European architecture, which impressively shows its visitors the Roman way of life and has a lot to offer. The variety of sights in Trier can certainly be best discovered on a guided tour - so don't miss the highlights of the city. However, the city in the heart of Europe is not only a monument of contemporary history, but also a young at heart university city with a student charm, where old and new charmingly intertwine. Nestled in the Moselle valley and surrounded by the Eifel and Hunsrück mountain ranges, Trier offers nature lovers and those seeking relaxation charming landscapes with numerous castles and palaces for hiking and cycling. With a fascinating cultural offer, an outstanding quality of life, impressive landscapes, a relaxed way of life and close ties to our European neighbours, Trier is one of the most attractive holiday destinations in Germany.
Facts & Figures
Area: 117 km², 108,000 inhabitants, 19 city districts, average annual temperature: 9.3°C nightlife: Trier offers a wide range of different pubs such as hip artist pubs, cosy student pubs or noisy music pubs. For those who like to party and dance there are numerous clubs and lounges in medieval vaulted cellars, large discotheques, concerts or comedy slams.
The city of historic buildings is full of exciting sights, some of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The obligatory programme includes the Porta Nigra, the Trier Amphitheatre, the Roman Bridge, the Palace Garden and Palace, the City Theatre, the Trier Basilica, the Cattle Market, the Barbara Thermen, the City Museum or the Kaiserthermen. Souvenirs: wines of the region (Trier is the centre of the wine-growing area along the Moselle, Saar and Ruwer), cookbook with typical Trier recipes, Trier mulled wine cups, phrase book Trierisch - German