travel42 Port Guide: Trier

Trier travel42 Port of Call Guide

Trier, Germany, is a 2,000-year-old Roman city near Luxembourg. It was home to six Roman emperors and has many ruins, including the impressive Porta Nigra, a four-story stone gate that was once part of the city's walls. It is also the birthplace of Karl Marx (Bruckenstrasse 10) and is a university town with a lively nightlife and interesting Franco-German cuisine.

Located 143 mi/230 km west of Frankfurt, it's well worth a day trip. If time permits, consider the boat trip up the Moselle to the...

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