Germany, Austria & Switzerland's Best Trips - Northwestern Germany (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northwestern Germany Trips chapter from Lonely Planet’s Germany, Austria and Switzerland Best Trips guidebook.
On these diverse road trips you can explore the fabled vineyards of the Rhine and Moselle valleys, get a culture fix in Cologne and journey along the German Fairy Tale Road.
- wind through the winery-filled Moselle from historic Trier to the river’s end
- pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
- enjoy a summer jaunt from Emden along the Wattenmeer coast to Sylt
- get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
- fall under the spell of the castle-lined riverscape along the Rhine
- discover even more with walking tours, detours, and ways to link your trips
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