Moselle Valley

Moselle Valley
Moselle Valley in Germany
Photo from: Michael Gwyther-Jones, Creative Commons

Moselle Valley is a constituency located on the borders of south-west Germany, north-eastern France and eastern Luxembourg and Belgium.

Moselle is popularly recognized for its tourism, beautiful landscapes and white wine, which has been produced there since the 19th century. It is also known for Moselle Valley’s famous “Moselle wine”, which is produced in three different countries that are Luxembourg, France and the German Mosel region.

The Moselle is located in the western grade of the Vosges Mountains. The total length of the Moselle valley is about 545 km. The Moselle River and the castles are the main attractions in the Moselle Valley.

Castles:

Castle of Cochem
This castle was built in 11th century and destroyed in 1889 by French soldiers. The present structure of the castle was built in the 19th century.

Burg Bischofstein
Built in the 13th century, but was destroyed during the grand Alliance war and later was rebuilt for a second time. At present, the castle serves as a center for a gymnasium.

Burg Thurant
This castle was built in the 13th century and is also known as the twin towered castle.

Burg Pyrmont
Originally built in the 13th century, this castle was expanded a number of times at the period of Baroque era.

Attractions:

The Moselle River
The Moselle River passes through three different countries and different towns in them. It passes through, Koblenz Trier, Bernkastel-Kues and Cochem in Germany; Toul, Epinal, Metz, Pont-a-Mousson and Thionville in France and Remich, Gervenmacher, Schengen and Wasserbillig in Luxembourg.

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