Trier- A Moselle River Cruise Port Of Call
Not far from Koblenz, nestled in the valley between vineyard covered gentle hillsides and hugging the shores of the Moselle River is a quaint town. Despite its small size, Trier, Germany has an important historical presence quite in contrast with its first appearance. Here are some interesting facts and places to see if you visit Trier on a Moselle River cruise or on a European tour.
1. Trier is perhaps the oldest city in Germany. It celebrated its 2000th birthday in 1984 but claims to have existed almost that many years again prior to its founding by the Romans in 16 BC.