Explore Germany’s Wine Legacy

Thanks to the Romans, the German history of wine starts as early as 100 AD. Visitors can explore the famous wine regions including some of the country’s beautiful historic cities along the river valleys of Moselle, Rhine and Main. The 14 cities of the “Historic Highlights of Germany” network include some of the country’s major destinations for wine lovers such as Trier, Koblenz, Mainz and Würzburg. Here, vineyards, wine festivals and historic buildings wait to be discovered.

Trier – World Heritage & World-class Wine

Built by the Romans as “Augusta Treverorum”, Germany’s oldest city lies on the shores of the river Moselle and is a perfect starting point for a trip through the surrounding wine region. The town is not only a UNESCO World Heritage site but also offers special culinary delights. Visitors can sample original Roman dishes, and the region’s world-class wine is complemented by distinguished sparkling wine selections.

Trier Cathedral
Trier Cathedral

City break package “The Romans and wine“

Two nights including breakfast, guided tour, wine tasting and a dinner including wine from EUR 154 per person in a double room (3*** hotel).

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Affordable Hospitality in Germany

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Credit: Krüger, Norbert
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Credit: Krüger, Norbert

The German National Tourist Office in London has published a new “Holidays and Short Breaks” brochure containing a wide selection of affordable Germany holiday and short break offers for 2009. The publication is part of the “Affordable hospitality – Destination Germany.  Great deals.  Easy booking.” campaign, highlighting the country’s excellent value for money offers for international visitors.

The easy to use brochure features a variety of different types of holidays in Germany’s regions, including “Northern Highlights”, “Eastern Promises”, “Western Delights” and “Southern Comfort”. UK travellers can choose from city breaks, walking and cycling holidays, 20 years fall of the Wall tours, family holidays or special Oberammergau Passion Play 2010 packages.

The free brochure can be ordered from the German National Tourist Office, gntolon@d-z-t.com, phone 020 7317 0908.

Germany holiday offers also on www.germany-tourism.co.uk/specialoffers

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