The following a part of our highway journey was gonna be all concerning the Moselle Valley of Germany and given how lovely the Rhine Valley was, this was one a part of the journey I used to be actually wanting ahead to.
Leaving Assmannshausen, we made our manner over to The Moselle Loop Viewpoint.
Nearly forgot – to set some context, the Moselle Loop is a hairpin flip within the Moselle river and is definitely fairly a picturesque a part of this valley
There’s a carpark close to the point of view the place you may drop your automotive off at and simply benefit from the brief however scenic stroll over to the point of view.
However right here’s the factor with the point of view – since you’re proper on the sting of a excessive, steep hill. You’ll be able to really see the Moselle Loop nevertheless it’s such a restricted view which you’ll’t actually see correctly into the valley.
Naturally, you’d suppose – “Stroll ahead! That manner you may see it higher…” however no. You stroll any extra ahead and also you’ll end up rolling personal the grass into the valley beneath. (It’s really fairly steep past the sting).
Having seen beautiful, unrestricted views of the Moselle Loop, I figured we’d finest give the point of view a miss (disgrace although, there’s an natural wine place on the viewpoint– Weingut Laurentiushof which I used to be wanting ahead to making an attempt out) and head down into the vineyards beneath for a greater look.
You really must drive away such as you’re leaving for a great 10 minutes or so earlier than you discover a highway that takes you to the vineyards.
That highway is kinda scary (in that it’s solely constructed for one automotive at a time) however inside a number of brief minutes, you end up with that unrestricted view of the Moselle Loop, Moselle valley and even the village beneath.
By the best way, you don’t must drive right here if you happen to’re uncertain concerning the roads. Simply park the automotive and stroll over right here. With the solar shining, it’s really a pleasing stroll by means of the woods and fairly simple to do!
After taking our time to take in all of that view, we finally determined it was time for lunch and headed over to Bernkastel Kues, one other of these completely beautiful German cities dotted across the Moselle Valley.
I used to be ravenous by the point we received to Bernkastel Kues (we each have been) and the very first thing we did was seize lunch on the first place we discovered (not the most effective thought – the lunch was common at finest nevertheless it was one of many solely locations nonetheless open and by that time, my starvation was like a beast that something would have tasted good).
Nonetheless although – fed, we headed off to go try Bernkastel Kues correctly.
Bernkastel Kues is such a stunning city and seems like one thing out of a German fairytale. It’s simply so unimaginable!
The colorful timbered homes have been simply such a visible delight we simply misplaced hours poking across the lovely city (random truth – Bernkastel Kues is a state recognised well being resort – not completely certain what which means nevertheless it sounds good. 😀 ).
Anyway, let me present you round…
See what I imply? It’s simply so fairly right here!
Anyhoo, finally, it was time to depart Bernkastel Kues however positively not with out grabbing dinner first.
We deliberate higher this time round for dinner and chosen among the finest eating places on the town – Leckerbissen Restaurant Graacher Tor.
Nonetheless surprisingly not ravenous after lunch a number of hours in the past, we plumped for simply mains – with a steak for myself and dumplings (filled with goats cheese) for Lloyd.
And with that, it was time to depart lovely Bernkastel Kues and go discover our subsequent dwelling for the journey – and one applicable for the wine-growing Moselle valley space – Weingut Gehlen Cornelius, a winery with a resort in it.
Arriving on the resort, with no extra driving to be carried out, we made it some extent to pattern among the wines grown proper on this very winery, which went down fairly the deal with with these beautiful views of said-vineyard.
You could possibly hear nothing for miles however the gentle wind rustling by means of the leaves, the birds and the occasional bee whizzing previous too busy to care about something you have been as much as. 😀
It was completely superb and simply the proper technique to end up a gorgeous day!