Moselle ValleyMoselle valley (Moseltal) is largely in Rhineland-Palatinate. The source of the Moselle river is in the Vosges mountains of French Alsace and it then flows north before reaching Germany at Perl and forming the border with Rhineland-Palatinate and Luxembourg.
The Moselle River is bordered to the north by the Eifel and the to the south by the Hunsrück. It flows into the Rhine at Koblenz.
By planeThe main airports in the region are Luxembourg Airport, LUX and Frankfurt Airport, FRA, which is about an hour's drive away. Closer are Hahn (HHN) airport and Bonn/Köln (CGN) airport which do have a number of low-cost carriers.
By carThe A61 autobahn crosses the Moselle Valley west of Koblenz.
By boatAvalon have a number of options of river cruises into the region.
By carThe main road (B49, B53) runs along side the river alternating between the left and right banks.
By trainThe Moselstrecke runs from Koblenz to Bullay mainly on the left (North) bank of the Mosel before leaving the valley to return at Trier.
By boatThe KD and Gebrüder Kolb cruise ships stop at a number of points between Koblenz and Cochem.
The Moselle is one of the 13 German wine regions, the main varieties of grapes grown being Riesling and Müller-Thurgau.