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Top Choice German in Traben-Trarbach

Alte Zunftscheune

Dine on delicious Moselle-style dishes such as homemade black pudding and liver sausage, pork medallions with Riesling cream sauce, or grilled rump steak with asparagus and fried potatoes in a series of wonderfully …
Ruins in Traben-Trarbach

Grevenburg

The Grevenburg castle, built in the mid-1300s, sits high in the craggy hills above Trarbach, with incredible valley views. Because of its strategic importance, it changed hands 13 times, was besieged six times, and …
Mediterranean in Traben-Trarbach

Die Graifen

In a prime riverside setting, Die Graifen has a shaded summer garden and glass-roofed, gas-heated winter garden. The menu is inspired: wild boar mousse with beetroot carpaccio, braised veal with truffled potato cake…
Ruins in Traben-Trarbach

Mont Royal

Above Traben are the remains of the vast Mont Royal fortress, constructed between 1687 and 1698 and designed by Vauban for Louis XIV as a base from which to project French power. Ruinously expensive, it was dismantl…
Museum in Traben-Trarbach

Buddha Museum

A magnificent 1906 Jugendstil former winery, designed by Bruno Möhring, is the unlikely home of the Buddha Museum, which has a beautifully presented collection of over 2000 wood, bronze and paper statues of the Budd…
Museum in Traben-Trarbach

Mittelmosel-Museum

A 1755 baroque villa proud of having hosted Johann Wolfgang von Goethe for a few hours in 1792 is now home to Traben-Trarbach's local history museum. Displays include furniture, 18th- and 19th-century period costume…