German portion of Moselle Valley
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For other places with the same name, see Moselle Valley.

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.

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

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Map of Moselle Valley (Germany)

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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.

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The A61 autobahn crosses the Moselle Valley west of Koblenz.

The A 61 Mosel bridge

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

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Moselle river near Bremm

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

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

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

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Beilstein and Castle Metternich
  • 1 Eltz Castle. One of the most beautiful castles in a region packed with them    

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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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