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Simeonstr. Hauptmarkt  au pied de la Porta Nigra
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This venerable episcopal city is the oldest in Germany. The Roman Emperor Augustus founded Augusta Treveverum at a point where Celtic, Germanic and Roman culture met. As capital of the Western Empire it was the centre of intense economic, cultural and intellectual activity. During the Middle Ages the city again flourished under the powerful archbishops. Trier was the administrative centre for the Saar before passing into Prussian hands in 1815. Today the city is best known as a cultural centre.

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Tourist attractions Trier : Things to see and do

  • Basilica Recommended Recommended

    Weberbach/Konstantinplatz D - 54290 Trier

    Once the main hall of the imperial residence built by Constantine in 310, the imposing structure was modified many times before finally recovering its original form in the 19C. Rebuilt in 1954, the basilica is now a Protestant church.

  • Rheinisches Landesmuseum Recommended Recommended

    Weimarer Allee 1 D - 54290 Trier

    The Rhineland museum has a prehistory section as well as a particularly rich collection of Roman antiquities. Superb mosaics and bronze statuettes dazzle the eyes, but the Neumagen ship sailing down the Moselle laden with wine is one the most spectac..

  • Schatzkammer der Stadtbibliothek Recommended Recommended

    Weberbach D - 54290 Trier

    The treasury of the municipal library contains a collection of precious and illuminated manuscripts: medieval gospels, Bibles, old documents, treaties and safe conduct passes.

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Hotels Trier

  • Hotel zum Christophel Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Simeonstr. 1 D - 54290 Trier

    Prix Prices from : 75 €

    This historic hotel in central Trier is located between the Porta Nigra and Trier Cathedral. It offers modern rooms and free WiFi. Trier Train Station is a 10-minute walk away. All rooms at Hotel zum Christophel are comfortably furnished and come wi..

  • Hotel Restaurant Frankenturm

    Dietrichstr. 3 D - 54290 Trier

    This hotel is situated in the market square in the heart of Trier’s historic Old Town district. Hotel Restaurant Frankenturm offers an authentic Italian restaurant with a pretty courtyard. Rooms at Hotel Frankenturm Trier feature bright and elegant ..

  • Hotel Vinum Integrationshotel

    Bahnhofsplatz 7 D - 54292 Trier

    Prix Prices from : 52 €

    Located opposite Trier Central Station, this non-smoking hotel is inspired by the theme of wine. It offers free Wi-Fi access, rooms with flat-screen TV, and rich buffet breakfasts. The Vinum has spacious rooms with elegant, minimalist décor and a pr..

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Restaurants Trier

  • Park Plaza Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Nikolaus-Koch-Platz 1 D - 54290 Trier

  • Schlemmereule Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Domfreihof 1b (im Palais Walderdorff) D - 54290 Trier

    The restaurant within the historic walls is light and airy: Soft lemon coloured walls, mirrors, dark coloured tables and upholstered chairs create an elegant bistro style.

  • Deutscher Hof Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Südallee 25 D - 54290 Trier

  • BECKER'S Very comfortable restaurant  Excellent cooking, worth a detour

    Olewiger Str. 206 D - 54295 Trier-Olewig

    This traditional restaurant also has a modern side to it - both in its minimalist-style decor and in Wolfgang Becker's cuisine. The latter comes in the shape of a 5-7 course menu in which the perfectly matched dishes are conceived to bring out the fu..

  • Weinwirtschaft Friedrich Wilhelm Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Weberbach 75 D - 54290 Trier

    Serving regional cuisine, the restaurant is an offshoot of the 'Wein- und Tafelhaus' in Trittenheim, and very comfortable it is too. In summer, don't miss the idyllic garden, which is peaceful and quiet despite its central location.

  • Brasserie Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Fleischstr. 12 D - 54290 Trier

    If you fancy stopping off for something to eat in a typical lively brasserie as you wander around Trier, try Björn and Melanie Ostermann's ideally located restaurant. It is close to the main market and just a short walk from the Porta Nigra. The food..

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