Royal excursion tips

The most beautiful destinations at the Mosel

Historic old towns. Picturesque landscapes. Fairytale castles. And numerous wineries and vinotheques. The Mosel, Saar and Ruwer offer numerous top spots to discover. But where to go first?

Our Mosel wine ambassadors Marie-Sophie, Amelie and Franziska are true insiders of the region. For you, they will go on a search for the most beautiful spots and introduce you to their personal top tips of the Mosel.

Let yourself be inspired by the wine royals and go on your own Mosel journey!

Mosel Wine Queen

Marie-Sophie Schwarz from Klüsserath

Mosel Wine Princess

Franziska Fritzen from Maring-Noviand

Mosel Wine Princess

Amelie Fritschle from Klotten

Don´t miss these insider tips for your Mosel journey!

Vinothek Kühner-Adams, Mehring

At the upper end of the Middle Mosel, in Lörsch to be precise, you will find the beautiful "Vinothek am Flusskilometer 174". It is run by the Kühner-Adams winery from Mehring and combines modern and traditional architecture in a very special way! A few years ago, winemaker Hans-Josef transformed an old farmhouse into this fantastic vinotheque. But it's not just the architecture that is worth a visit. The family presents refreshing wines and selected dishes such as tarte flambée or cheese platters, which make an excellent pairing.

A little tip: The vinotheque is regularly open from May to October, but you can also take part in great events here in the off-season.

Drei Weinhoheiten sitzen mit Weingläsern in der Hand auf kleinen Höckern in der Vinothek
"This vinotheque is a perfect example of the hospitality and warmth of the Mosel people. Enjoy the Mosel valley and its wine in an idyllic and relaxed setting. Thanks to the Adams family, this is possible in Lörsch and absolutely recommendable!"

Marie-Sophie Schwarz, Amelie Fritschle ans Franziska Fritzen – Mosel-Trio 2023/24


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Beilstein on the Terrassenmosel has long ceased to be an insider tip. The small village invites you to explore the many alleyways that lead up toSt Joseph's Church. Metternich Castle towers above the village, where you can even climb up to the highest tower and enjoy the view over the village. A visit to one of the many wine taverns or cafés rounds off the day perfectly.

A tip for the perfect excursion: take the opportunity to take a boat trip from Cochem to Beilstein! From here you have the best view of Beilstein and the surrounding countryside.

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Weinprinzessin in grüner Bluse steht mit einem Weinglas vor einer Schieferwand
"Sleeping Beauty of the Mosel - Beilstein really does honour this well-known nickname! Between the magnificent castle and the many winding alleyways with their half-timbered houses, you can't help but be amazed!"

Amelie Fritschle – Mosel Wine Princess 2023/24

Collis steep path, Zell (Mosel)

Fancy an adventure? The Collis steep path has an alpine character with via ferrata, 160 metres in altitude and a length of 1.2 kilometres and is perfectly secured with step bars, ladders and wire ropes thanks to the Alpenverein Koblenz and the Heimat- und Verkehrsverein Zell. If you don't want to climb, you can bypass the via ferrata on the steep path along old vineyard walls.
At the end, a well-earned refreshment awaits all hikers at the Collis Tower.

Junge Wanderin mit Rucksack in grünen Weinbergen
Weinkönigin in hellgrüner Hose und weißer Bluse steht mit einem Weinglas in einer Vinothek
‘On the Collis steep path, you can explore the Mosel valley from a completely different angle. On this truly adventurous trail, you get a breathtaking view of the Mosel landscape and its steep slopes. As the icing on the cake, Zell offers wonderful opportunities to stop off and relax at the end.’

Marie-Sophie Schwarz - Mosel Wine Queen 2023/24

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

The Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, which towers high above the mouth of the Mosel into the Rhine centuries of history. Various events and changing exhibitions changing exhibitions always attract numerous visitors. Since 2011 a cable car takes visitors from the banks of the Rhine near the old town up to the fortress. Around the fortress is the former Federal Garden Show grounds, which invites you to take a stroll.

And best of all: the fabulous view of the Deutsches Eck.

Moselweinprinzessin sitzt in einer Kabine der Seilbahn mit Blick auf den Rhein und die Festung Ehrenbreitstein
Zwei Mädchen stehen vor den Mauern der Festung Ehrenbreitstein in Koblenz
"We all agree: a visit to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress is a must for all Mosel fans. The view of the Deutsches Eck in particular is simply breathtaking!"

Franziska Fritzen and Amelie Fritschle - Mosel Wine Princesses 2023/24

Even more Royal excursion tips

Insider tips from our Mosel wine ambassadors 2021-23

City experience Trier

Weinprinzessin in pinkem Kleid mit Weinglas in Vinothek
"A popular and well-known Mosel insider tip is the wine stand on the main market square in Trier! Here you can meet friends, old acquaintances or simply get to know new people. There's always something going on at the wine stall and there are excellent wines from changing Mosel winegrowers every week."

Kirsten Urban, Mosel Wine Princess 2021-2023

Vineyard Sommerauer Schlossberg

Moselweinkönigin in blauem Kleid mit Weinglas in Vinothek
"It's like a fairy tale - that's what I think to myself every time I'm exploring the Ruwer Valley. A perfect example of this is the vineyard Sommerau Schlossberg. The river glistening in the sun, the biodiversity in the vineyards and the medieval castle ruins in the village center transport you to another world."

Sarah Röhl, Mosel Wine Queen 2021-2023

Lieser steps (Lieserstufen) in Wittlich

Weinprinzessin in pinkem Kleid mit Weinglas in Vinothek
„A cosy atmosphere directly on the Lieser River, plus a glass of wine and live music. That's what the Wittlicher Eventsummer offers on the Lieser steps in Wittlich.“

Kirsten Urban, Mosel Wine Princess 2021-2023

Wine cellar in Bernkastel-Kues

Weinprinzessin in pinkem Kleid mit Weinglas in Vinothek
„Discover over 150 Mosel wines in the historic wine cellar? Pure Mosel culture! In the vinotheque of the St. Nikolaus Hospital, there is guaranteed to be something for every taste“

Kirsten Urban, Mosel Wine Princess 2021-2023

Vineyard terraces around Winningen

Weinprinzessin in grünem Kleid mit Weinglas in Vinothek
"Whether alone or with friends: From here you have a dreamlike view of the Mosel valley and the beautiful terraced sites. Ideal for a little picnic in the vineyard and to enjoy the view with a glass of wine."

Jaqueline Krause, Mosel Wine Princess 2021-2023

Vineyard Trarbacher Schlossberg

Moselweinkönigin in blauem Kleid mit Weinglas in Vinothek
"The Mosel region, as impressive as it is at first glance, reveals its fairytale secrets of nature especially in the vineyards of the side valleys - like in the Trarbacher Schlossberg. Have you discovered all the secrets yet?"

Sarah Röhl, Mosel Wine Queen 2021-2023

Cantzheim winery

Moselweinkönigin in blauem Kleid mit Weinglas in Vinothek
„Anyone who is fascinated by wine architecture - the construction of wineries and vinotheques - should not miss a visit to the Saar. From baroque manor houses to neo-Renaissance architectural styles to state-of-the-art glass vinotheques, there are incredible things to discover here.“

Sarah Röhl, Moselweinkönigin 2021-2023

Get to know the oldest wine region in Germany!

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