Our Moselle rises near the Col de Bussang in the Vosges. From there, the Moselle flows 715 meters down the valley and, after 544 kilometers, flows into Koblenz, am German corner, into the Rhine.
The Moselle is the second most important shipping route in Germany and flows through France, Luxembourg and Germany.
Course of the Moselle
The Moselle is divided into Upper, Central and Lower Moselle. The Upper Moselle runs from the German-French-Luxembourg border triangle until shortly before Sort. She will too Burgundy Moselle called because here mainly white and red Burgundy are grown. The Middle Moselle extends from Trier to Briedel. The Lower Moselle extends from Briedel to Koblenz; their typical feature are the vineyard terraces, which is why the Lower Moselle is also called Terrace Moselle.
In Koblenz, the Moselle ultimately flows into the Rhine. In addition, there are a lot of small hotels on the Moselle. The Moselle region was already a synonym for romance in the time of Heinz-Rühmann. The recordings for the film "If we were all angels" were shot in the small town of Beilstein, read on at Wikipedia
Well-known places that are associated with the Moselle include Trier, Schweich, Koblenz, Cochem and of course the romantic Bernkastel-Kues.
The Moselle was created by the melting of Ice Age glaciers in the age of the “Diluvian”, also known as the “Pleistocene”.
At that time the original Moselle was already a tributary of the original Rhine.
The Moselle Wine Route and the Moselle Cycle Route, which stretches over 311 kilometers from Metz in France to Koblenz, run in the Moselle Valley.
The railway line from Koblenz to Trier or from Koblenz to Wittlich, the next stop to the hotel, is one of the most beautiful railway lines in Germany: Read what Wikipedia writes about this railway line. Every year on the first Sunday after Whitsun the. 140 car-free kilometers between Schweich and Cochem take place the "Happy Mosel" - Event takes place.
You can also find a number of impressive castles and ruins on the steep slopes of the Moselle valley along the Moselle, such as Landshut Castle, which is a 15-minute drive from our hotel.
Wines on the Moselle
With an area of approx. 9000 hectares, the Moselle is one of the most important wine-growing regions in Germany, so that the landscape, especially on the Middle Moselle, is characterized by the adjacent vineyards.
Cities of major tourist importance on the Moselle:
The City of Cochem with the Reichsburg is, after Bernkastel-Kues, one of the most important cities on the Moselle. You can find more information about Cochem here: Info city of Cochem
A very nice little town on the Moselle (town) is the City of BeilsteinYou can find a lot of information about the city of Beilstein as well as the famous city tours here Beilstein info
Traben-Trarbach has, just like Bernkastel-Kues, a divided city center. Traben-Trarbach is the area in terms of area largest city on the Middle Moselle You can find more information about the city here: Traben-Trarbach
The city Urzig is only about 7km away from Bernkastel-Kues. Ürzig itself is up the Moselle on the right-hand side. You can find information about the town here
Readers is only about 3 km away from Bernkastel-Kues. The old one offers a specialty in Lieser Lieser Castle which, according to the latest findings, will soon be converted into a luxury hotel. Lieser is a rather tranquil little town. The most important information about the You can find the city of Lieser here
piesport known by the Piesporter gold droplets offers a lot more than “just” good wines. In Piesport you take the panorama road that leads over the vineyards. When you arrive at the top, you can enjoy exactly the view you have on the Homepage of the city of Piesport see pictured below.
Another well-known wine town of the Middle Moselle is Trittenheim. With the Trittenheim altars and the Trittenheim pharmacy this place became world famous. You can find information about Trittenheim here.