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The Moselle valley (Moseltal) is largely in Rhineland-Palatinate. The source of the Moselle river is in the Vosges mountains of French Alsace and it then flows north before reaching Germany at Perl and forming the border with Rhineland-Palatinate and Luxembourg.

UnderstandEdit

The Moselle River is bordered to the north by the Eifel and the to the south by the Hunsrück. It flows into the Rhine at Koblenz.

CitiesEdit

Map of Moselle Valley

Other destinationsEdit

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

The main airports in the region are Luxembourg Airport, LUX IATA and Frankfurt Airport, FRA IATA, which is about an hour's drive away. Closer are Hahn (HHN IATA) airport and Bonn/Köln (CGN IATA) airport which do have a number of low-cost carriers.

By carEdit

The A61 autobahn crosses the Moselle Valley west of Koblenz.

 
The A 61 Mosel bridge

By boatEdit

Avalon have a number of options of river cruises into the region.

Get aroundEdit

 
Moselle river near Bremm

By carEdit

The main road (B49, B53) runs along side the river alternating between the left and right banks.

By trainEdit

The Moselstrecke [dead link] runs from Koblenz to Bullay mainly on the left (North) bank of the Mosel before leaving the valley to return at Trier.

By boatEdit

The KD and Gebrüder Kolb cruise ships stop at a number of points between Koblenz and Cochem.

SeeEdit

 
Beilstein and Castle Metternich

DoEdit

EatEdit

DrinkEdit

 
Vineyards on the steep sides of the Moselle valley at Pünderich.

The Moselle is one of the 13 German wine regions, the main varieties of grapes grown being Riesling and Müller-Thurgau.

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