Luxembourg is a small European country, surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany. It’s mostly rural, with dense Ardennes forest and nature parks in the north, rocky gorges of the Mullerthal region in the east and the Moselle river valley in the southeast.
Trier is a southwestern German city in the Moselle wine region, near the Luxembourg border. Founded by the Romans, it contains several well-preserved Roman structures like the Porta Nigra gate, the ruins of Roman baths, an amphitheater just outside the center and a stone bridge over the Moselle River.
History comes to life in Cochem with it half-timbered houses and Reichsburg Castle. Join a guided tour through the castle or a guided hike to the castle. Or visit one of Europe's oldest mustard mills. Later in the day, sail along the Moselle to Lahnstein.
Cruise through the captivating UNESCO-designated Rhine Gorge, the most stunningly beautiful stretch of the river, before reaching the winemaking town of Rudesheim. Wine tasting, gondola ride, hiking the vineyards or a guided bike tour are all available finishing with a Rudesheimer coffee, ceremoniously made with bran
Depending upon your interest, visit Heidelberg, a perfectly preserved medieval city; take an excursion to the glorious Schwetzingen Palace and Gardens; hike the historic Philosopher's Path along the Neckar River or join a guided bike tour to the medieval town of Ladenburg.
The capitol city of Alsace, Strasbourg has flavors of both France and Germany. Walk through the iconic "La Petite France" district, which appears to have been lifted from the pages of a fairytale. You'll also see the Cathédrale de Notre Dame Strasbourg with its famous astronomical clock.
Depending on your interests, step back in time to a visit to the enchanting Alsatian town of Riquewihr, which looks almost the same as it did it the 16th century. Or visit Freiburg, founded in 1120. You may also choose a hike in the Black Forest or cycle through the scenic countryside. .
Basel is a city on the Rhine River in northwest Switzerland, close to the country’s borders with France and Germany. Its medieval old town centers around Marktplatz, dominated by the 16th-century, red-sandstone Town Hall. Its 12th-century Gothic cathedral has city views, and contains the tomb of the 16th-century Dutch
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