13 Gute Gründe

… für deinen Tag in der Trierer Innenstadt!

#1 Stroll & shop in a historic setting

The city centre - from the Porta Nigra to the Imperial Baths - delights with a variety of shops, the historic main market, several UNESO World Heritage Sites and a great ambience.
Foto © Jose Sutanto

#2 A town with history

With more than 2000 years of history, as a city of emperors and gladiators and as the birthplace of Karl Marx, we look back on a rich cultural heritage.

Entdeckt in Trier die Spuren der römischen Vergangenheit, die noch heute überall zu sehen und zu erleben sind!

#3 Oh Mosella,
this wine

Wine from the Mosel is appreciated worldwide and is at home in Trier. Whether our famous Riesling or other fine drops from the region, there are countless bottles and tastes to choose from in the many wine bars, wine taverns and wine restaurants. A look into Trier's wine cellars is also worthwhile!


#4 A Place to relax

Treat yourself to a picnic in the palace garden and enjoy the city's mild climate and mediterranean flair.

The many cafés invite you to take a little time out and the city is full of benches and squares for short breaks.


Wine in the City © City-Initiative Trier e.V.

#5 Our town and wine festivals

Some of the highlights in Trier are the many festivals and events, such as the Illuminale, the Old Town Festival, Porta3Wine in the City or the various events in the Brunnenhof, such as Jazz in the Brunnenhof or Wunschbrunnenhof.
Good mood, good weather and good music are on the agenda!


#6 Museums, Art & Culture - in great variety

Trier is a city of culture. Whether art, music, theatre or history, you will never get bored here. As a university location in a border region, with many different museums and cultural spaces, we have a young and international city culture.


© Theater Trier
© TUFA Trier

#7 Die wahrscheinlich fotogenste Stadt im Südwesten

The Romans and Karl Marx left a lot of traces in the city. In addition to the great monuments, the beautiful buildings and grounds, attentive eyes will find artful details and hidden messages on the historic facades. If you're looking for tips on great locations and photo spots, you can check out our Photopoint-Map for free!

#8 Karl-Marx-Stadt

From the Karl Marx House to the traffic light man, the philosopher has left many traces in his home town. It is worth following them!

#9 Unsere vielen Märkte und Messen

Throughout the year, markets of all kinds bustle in the city centre and on the outskirts. The weekly market on the Viehmarkt offers food,
while the pottery, creative and design markets offer the best gifts and
inspiration. Recurring flea markets take place at the Messepark Trier, for example. And last but not least, the year ends with the popular Trier Christmas Market. 

#10 Viez, Flieten & mehr

Typical Trier, quaint, hearty and delicious! 

You should try the popular combination of chicken wings and cider! Pizza salad and Teerdisch have also become real local cult dishes.

But Trier also offers a wide variety of other culinary delights.

© Currymeister

#11 Entspannen am Moselufer

Within a few minutes' walk from the city centre, you can reach the banks of the Moselle. Here, too, you can sit on the steps and end the evening with a beautiful sunset.

#12 Nachtleben für jeden Geschmack

Cosy, chic, studenty or dancing until dawn today?

Hidden in the historic buildings of the city centre are quaint pubs, chic bars and small clubs with a great atmosphere.


#13 Richtig gut essen

Whether in the morning, at lunchtime or in the evening - if you're exploring the city or doing some serious shopping, you're bound to get hungry!
The numerous squares, cafés, restaurants, wine bars or street food offers invite you to relax and enjoy and round off a perfect day in Trier.