Project Description


A walk through the 16 BC founded Trier is an overwhelming journey through the millennia. No other place in Germany gives you a better chance to experience the time of the Romans. Additionally, you also get to discover masterpieces of Romanticism, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Trier’s UNESCO World Heritage includes eight monuments. Six Roman monuments – including the famous Porta Nigra – , the “Trierer Dom” (Trier Cathedral) and the “Liebfrauenkirche” (Church of Our Lady) form the unique ensemble.

In the 4th century “Augusta Treverorum” – as Trier was named by its founders – was reigned by Constantine the Great, the pioneer of Christianity in the Holy Roman Empire. It is due to him that up to this day you can visit the “Konstantin Basilika” (Constantine Basilica), the largest surviving single-room structure of Roman times.
However, the great emperor’s residence does not only spoil you with treasures of impressive architecture.

On the “Hauptmarkt” (Main Market), the historical market square in the middle of the city, European cultures and cuisines meet one another. Restaurants, cafés and shops form a nice contrast to the world heritage sites.
Trier also offers you a vast program in terms of cultural activities. One of the highlights is the “Mosel Musikfestival” (Moselle Music Festival). At other times you can enjoy numerous wine and city festivals as well as the wonderful Christmas market.

Students and visitors from a variety of countries give the city and its festivals an international flair.
Trier’s location in the corner of four countries gives you many opportunities for new experiences: Luxembourg is right at Trier’s doorstep, in only 45 minutes by car you are at the French border and in only a few minutes more already in Belgium.


Travel Trade Webinar with Avanti Destinations

When? March 25, 10 – 11 AM Pacific, 1 – 2 PM Eastern Any Travel Advisors looking for information about where to go in Germany? We will host a webinar with Avanti Destinations and talk about the Historic Highlights cities of Rostock, Aachen and Trier. Feel free to share this with your colleagues. Click on "Read More" to register:

AR for Roman History Buffs

Trier has and always will be a center for history buffs and wine lovers. The Romans brought their lifestyle and architecture with them when they founded Trier more than 2,000 years ago and made it their „Second Rome“. Discover Trier´s [...]

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June 18 - June 20

The Fall Of The Roman Empire – Exhibition in Trier

25. June 2022 @ 8:00 - 27. November 2022 @ 17:00



Your contact to #GermanysQualityTimeAmbassadors

  • Trier Tourismus & Marketing GmbH
    Simeonstrasse 55
    54290 Trier Germany

  • Tourist Information Center
    An der Porta Nigra
    54290 Trier Germany

  • Tel.: +49 (0) 651 978080


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