Wein- und Ferienregion Bernkastel-Kues GmbH
The little town with many facets – Bernkastel-Kues with its unique setting in the River Mosel (Moselle) valley, embraced by vineyards, is among the most popular holiday locations for Mosel tourists. With the accent on an upmarket ambience or a traditional atmosphere imbued with local colour, around 130 licensed restaurants, hotels, guesthouses, wine taverns or cafés and no fewer than 4,000 beds are available for visitors to choose from.
Bernkastel-Kues is a town of many faces to suit various tastes. The town centre is truly impressive with its sumptuous ensemble of half-timbered houses – unique in the region – each house a jewel reflecting the architecture and lifestyle of the rural bourgeoisie in the Late Middle Ages.
History can be felt at every corner, from the ancient Romans to the time of Nicholas of Cusa, who helped bridge the gap from scholasticism to the philosophy of modern times. Always present in the air, like a constant aroma that quickens the senses, is the incomparable aura of the town's rich wine culture.
Outdoor enthusiasts and the more active vacationers will be pleased to find a well-signposted network of hiking and biking trails around and above Bernkastel-Kues. Various educational wine trails like the Moselsteig, a long-distance hillside track along both sides of the river, provide ideal opportunities to explore the incomparable countryside around the Mosel. More about Bernkastel-Kues
Famous wines, great atmosphere, comprehensive entertainment, delicious food, embedded in lively hospitality and living customs: all this at one of the most beautiful wine festivals in the region! On five days, always grouped around the 1st Sunday in September, it goes like this: On to the wine festival of the Middle Moselle, on to Bernkastel-Kues!
Highlights are the reception and the coronation of the city wine queen, the grandiose wine route, the large fireworks festival and the magnificent wine festival parade. An extensive supporting programme with live music, "Moselblümchen-trifft-Winzerkittel" and wine tasting evening guarantee a special celebration. The wine festival of the Middle Moselle is also unthinkable without the large amusement park and the arts and crafts market on the banks of the Kues Moselle. Read more
Wein- und Ferienregion Bernkastel-Kues GmbH
"Elisenhäuschen" in den Weinbergen | Mülheim an der Mosel
Elisenberg vineyard hut is located south-east of Mülheim town centre directly on country road 158. It is a one-and-a-half-storey hip roofed...
Allerheiligenkapelle Müstert | Piesport
Today´s building was erected in 1553 and consecrated in 1680.
Inside the chapel are two side altars and a wooden main altar with 2 wooden...
Alte Dorfmühle (Elektromühle) Monzelfeld | Monzelfeld
Today, the old village mill, a still fully functioning electronic mill, hosts the museum of local history of the parish of Monzelfeld. The...
First mention of a monastery brewery around 1500. In the middle of the 18th century the brewery was rebuilt, the present building was built.
Ausoniusdenkmal | Neumagen-Dhron
Decimus Magnus Ausonius was born and raised in Aquitaine in 310 AD. He studied in Toulouse and worked as a lawyer and teacher in Bordeaux...
Ausoniusstraße | Neumagen-Dhron
Around 370 AD, Roman poet DECIMUS MAGNUS AUSONIUS portrays the beautiful Moselle landscape in his “Mosella” poem. He describes a journey on the...
Blasius Brunnen | Klausen
St. Blasius fountain by sculptor Scherl, which was restored in 1987. The upper part of the fountain represents a grain ferry, which indicates that...
Blasiuskapelle Krames | Klausen
The interior of the Blasius Chapel was lovingly restored by the citizens of Krams in 2001, but can only be visited during church services.
Burg Landshut | Bernkastel-Kues
The castle ruine Landshut sits high enthroned about the city of Bernkastel and offers an impressive view of the manificent Moselle landscape. In...
Bürgerhaus Piesport | Piesport
The “Bürgerhaus” (community centre) in Piesport, situated at the Ausoniusufer on the shore of the Moselle, is ideal for cultural events,...
Burglay | Minheim
Burglay - a military fortification from late antiquity: In Constantinian times (early 4th century AD), Romans built forts or beacons in sight...
Chur Kölnisches Amtshaus | Zeltingen-Rachtig
As former residence of the deputy of the Electorate of Cologne, this building is of relevance to the history of Zeltingen-Rachtig.
Das Kind von Krames | Piesport
Like some other villages, Krames village near Klausen belonged to the parish of St Michael in Piesport some centuries ago. The parishioners from...
Deutschherrenhof | Zeltingen-Rachtig
The Deutschherrenhof: Important late Gothic secular building in the Moselle valley. The vast possessions of the Teutonic Knights in Rachtig and...
Deutschherrenplatz | Zeltingen-Rachtig
Square with fountain, suitable for diverse activities, concerts, festivities, boules/boccia and encounter.
Die Wehlener Sonnenuhr | Bernkastel-Kues
Amidst the vineyards opposite of Wehlen, the sundial of Wehlen village (“Wehlener Sonnenuhr”) lets you know the time during the day. The local...
Doppelkreuz / Kapuzinerkreuz | Bernkastel-Kues
The religious cultural heritage of the Moselle also comprises burial crosses and wayside crosses of profound artistic quality.
Drei-Ärzte-Kapelle | Neumagen-Dhron
In 1755, the “Dreiärztekapelle” was built in honour of the three saintly doctors Jesus Christ, Cosmas and Damianus.
Ehemaliger Domhof | Piesport
During the secularization process under Napoleon's reign, all church property were confiscated by the state. The "Domhof", including the...
Ehemaliger Karthäuserhof | Piesport
The community of monks of the charterhouse in Trier was mentioned early in the town’s history as a landowner in Piesport. Through donations, it...