The Christmas markets are now well underway, and whilst they are all usually nice, they can be a little “samey”. However, the town of Traben Trabach which straddles both sides of the Mosel offers something completely different by having their markets underground.
Here are the towns hosting festivals and other wine-related events in and around the Mosel over the coming days: Continue reading “Wine Events and Festivals in the Mosel this Weekend”
We are almost at the end of November which means over the coming days the famous German Christmas markets will begin. Continue reading “Christmas Markets in the Mosel and Beyond”
The ostrich farm (“Straussenfarm”) at Klostermühle Springiersbach halfway between Wittlich and Alf is holding a craft and Christmas market (“Handwerker und Weihnachtsmarkt”) on the weekend of 1st and 2nd December 2018. Continue reading “Craft and Christmas Market at the Ostrich Farm in Bengel”
The Moselle region is one of Germany’s picturesque areas in the southwestern corner of this diverse country. Named and defined by its life-giving river: The Moselle. From Koblenz to Trier the river twists and turns about 200 kilometres. Its hillsides are perfect for mountain biking with amazing views and healthy exercise.
The European Travel Team has roamed the area on our own 2-wheelers and offer the last of our 3 recommendations for different cycle trips:
Strenuous climbs, steep descents, narrow paths and generous vistas. In the Moselle region, you have a network of trails with several thousand meters of altitude in a varied landscape that reward with fascinating panoramic views. Ideal for bikers who want a sporting holiday amongst vineyards and woods.
Nothing gives an appetite like a few hours of slowly climbing the steep…
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The ostrich farm (“Straussenfarm”) at Klostermühle Springiersbach halfway between Wittlich and Alf is holding a farmer’s market this weekend. Continue reading “Farmer’s Market at the Ostrich Farm in Bengel”
Ice cream as we all know comes in a dazzling array of flavours ranging from the traditional through the exotic to the downright weird. However, on a trip to Cochem I tried ice cream – Riesling ice cream in fact. Continue reading “Riesling Ice Cream”
As much as I love the peace and tranquillity offered in most parts of the Mosel valley, there are times I fancy doing something crazy. Of course, the river offers plenty of scope for thrill junkies from water skiing to being dragged behind a boat at high speed on an inflatable sausage. Sadly, those things have limited appeal to people like me who were not blessed with water wings from an early age. Continue reading “Days Out In and Around the Mosel – Nürburgring”
I am not a huge fan of statistics as no matter how factual they are, and if read out of context they can be misleading also.