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The double name indicates that Traben-Trarbach actually consists of two different towns: Traben on the left, Trarbach on the right bank of the river Mosel. In 1904 they united and have formed a single municipality since.
Our visit to Traben-Trarbach was short, just a 1.5 hour stopover on a boat cruise from Zeltingen. There wasn't enough time to explore the town thoroughly, especially since it was a family trip with elderly Grandma. These pages show you what I discovered during a quick walk round the town.
Traben on the left river bank is the slightly smaller and slightly less touristy of the two halves. Some pretty hotels and cafes are situated right along the river promenade.
If you arrive on a river boat, enquire a) on which side your boat will be landing and b) whether the return cruise departs from the same landing or from the other side. Some cruise ships arrive in Traben, stay there for the intermission and then move over to Trarbach to begin their return journey from there.
Trarbach, situated on the right resp. Southern Mosel bank, is the larger of the two parts. The ruin of Grevenburg castle dominates the landscape, as can be seen in the big photo.
Trarbach is situated on the outward side of the river bank at the foot of steep hills, so there isn't much space. The town is sqeezed onto the river bank and in the little side valley that opens here. The river promenade unfortunately has been turned into a parking lot, and the main Bundesstraße runs between the town and the Mosel. A walk along the river is more pleasant on the Traben side.
The most enjoyable way of experiencing the landscape of the Mosel valley is a river cruise. Sip a glass of wine and... more travel advice
The beautiful villa on the river bank was designed by Bruno Möhring in 1905. The architect combines Jugendstil,... more travel advice
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