Bernkastel-Kues Travel Guide
Off The Beaten Path
St. Michael's Church
Fantastic vine-yards. Magnificent Mosel River.
BERNKASTELER MARKET PLACE
If you love half-timbered building's, then you will love this Market place for it's full of impressive half-timbered building's from the 17th century. I was completely surrounded by them!There was plenty of seating, so we went to the Bakery located in one of the old...
ST. NIKOLAUS HOSPITAL-CUSANUSSTIFT
The St. Nikolaus Hospital, once a late gothic Monastery, is a large complex made up of many building's and a Chapel. It takes its name from the patron saint of sailors and also the patron saint of the family of Nicholas of Cusa . It was Cardinal and Prince-Bishop Nicholas of...
A River Mosel cruise is a great way that two people can both sit back and relax and enjoy the sight's. The area around here, is extremely pretty. The steep vineyard's were very pretty when green like we saw them, but just imagine the beauty in Autumn, when the leaves are...
Walking around the old town, I came across another historic building that was a Hotel and Restaurant. It was named after the famous Doctor and built in 1668 as a tithe house, rebuilt in 1830 as a wine bar, which was renovated to include a hotel.
GRAACHER TOR or THE GRAACH GATE
The Graach Gate is the last remaining town gate in Bernkastel-Kues. The name Graach refers to the neighbouring village of Graach, connected by a narrow road to the gate.This Gate was built in the year 1300, as part of a town wall protecting the town of Bernkastel against...
It is thought a Rathaus was built sometime after 1291, which was when the Town received 'civic rights.'The Rathaus today, is a newer version built in the same location, this one date's back to 1608. The Renaissance sculptor was RH Hoffmann from nearby Trier. On the building...
BROWSING FOR SOUVENIR'S!
This quaint little Town, also has many interesting shop's to browse around.If you want to find a "different" souvenir to take home, then this may be where you will find it!I found some interesting artwork, and a very cute little garden girl, she would have looked nice in my...
IMAGINE STAYING HERE! [THREE KING'S HOTEL]
That is, at the beautiful Hotel Drei Könige, [Three King's Hotel], a striking Hotel from the 19th century, overlooking the River Mosel. What an excellent location, and just a 5 minute walk to the old Town.Some room's include balconies, these are really nice to have, as they...
Flair Hotel Zum Kurfuersten
1 Review and 5 Opinions nice staff, best service iun town. we come again 2007 quite place close to vineyard and forest, you...
Restaurant Poseidon: Greek lunch
We made it there by already noonish and there for had that place almost for ourselves. Very quiet, very nice, very friendly place. I loved the blue fisher's boat outside at the restaurant's entry, on the sidewalk. It made me thinking of some lovely vacation in Crete years...
Cafe/Restaurant Burgruine Landshut: Dizzy...dizzy
When we did that hike towards Cafe/Restaurant Burgruine Landshut, we by then didn't know that this beautiful ruin houses such a very nice outdoor cafe & restaurant. Since it was very crowded we yet spared the coffee but climbed up the tower above the cafe. Gee..to me that...
Sammy's: A nice bar with a great bartender
The atmosphere is pretty cozy, cavelike. There is a place in the back where the young kids go play table games like foosball and stuff. That's where you can smoke. The bar is nice and Peter the bartender who has been there awhile is very very nice. He told us stories about...
Hunsrueck Hoehen Strasse
there are Trunkroads and Autobahn, romantic passages and by ship as well as by Train. just 100km from Koblenz, or 90km from Trier....from Cologne ca 160km depense which route you prefer. in my opinion you won't get a better drive then through the Hunsrueck Hoehenstrasse,...
Kroever Nacktarsch: Kroever Nacktarsch
Kroev is a small village in a distance of about 15km from Bernkastel.They have a great and famous wine there, famous mainly for it's funny name :Nacktarsch means n@cked @ss and there is also a little story on the bottles, so you will know, where this funny name came...
thats what the region is known for and does mainly for a living, and they realy good at it. some are in the business for over 300years more often then not at Family affairVisitors are heartely welcomed, from the friendly bunch Mosel people are and if you plane to visit...
Weinfest - Wine Festival
All of these villages and towns have a wine festival at least once a year. There is something going on somewhere every weekend between April and October. Bernkastel is celebrating its Weinfest the first weekend in September. Activities consist mostly of eating and drinking...
When we were here in July, there were plenty of spare car-parking space's available by the waterfront, either side of the bridge.This area is for paid parking, so we bought a ticket from the machine and displayed it in our Car window.Make sure you are parked in a "Car -...
Reading a map
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the catchy title of the 1992 bestseller by John Gray, succinctly expresses an ancient dilemma. What--if anything--do men's and women's brains do differently?The general statement that men and women respond and behave differently under...
This Monastery is located just 7km's from Bernkastel Kues.In 1084, there was evidence that there was a Monastery here.The actual foundation took place in 1238 in which it was added as a convent in the Order of Cistercians of the Association.Over the year's, the Monastery was...
Road trip along Mosel River
Doing any trips along Mosel River by car is perhaps the most obvious way, and offers more flexibility, but most of the route is covered by, what friends say, a reliable and do-able train ride. It runs on the opposite side of the river from the road so will offer a different...
Wonderful accommadation in Bernkastel-Kues
Arrived by car in Bernkastel-Kues on Friday 13 June 2008 following a week in Cochem. Found our holiday flat called Perlina Kerpat, explained by the owner, having a Ukrainian wife, as Pearl of the Carpathians, at 55 Bruinningstrasse in Kues. Met by the owner Herr Jungbluth,...
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