• Breakfast at the hotel • Drive to Trier
Today we set off for probably the oldest city in Germany – Trier, located near to the border with Luxembourg. It was founded by the Celts in the late 4th
century BC as Treuorum and conquered 300 years later by the Romans, who renamed it Augusta Treverorum ("The City of Augustus among the Treveri"). Today we can admire good preserved Trier's medieval Old Town; the city's most atmospheric and picturesque district. We pass by the Dreikonigenhaus (House of the three Magi) that stands here from the 13th
century, old Rathaus "Steipe", the Löwen pharmacy, the oldest pharmacy in Germany and family business since 1660. We visit the oldest church in Germany "The High Cathedral of Saint Peter" that was commissioned by Emperor Constantine the Great in 320, the gothic Church from the 13th
century "Liebfrauenkirche" and many other worth of visit historical places, such as "Basilica of Constantine" from the 4th
century (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Electoral Palace and is a large Roman city gate "Porta Nigra", built in grey sandstone after 170 AD.
In the evening you can explore the city on your own and look at the large Roman bath complex of the 4th
century (UNESCO World Heritage) or try german wine in one of the charming restaurants in the heart of Trier. • Overnight in Trier