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Are there any cultural highlights, museums?
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How to get around and find best means of local transportation?"Wir ubernachten in Poeli h aber morgen moechten gerne eine boot fahrt machen. Man sagt dass es gibt solche gelegenheiten von Leiwen aus. Vielleicht um 11 uhr fuer 2 Oder 3 stunde fahrt. Dass waere sehr nett von ihnen wenn sie wurden dass fuer uns bestaetigen. Wir Sind reisender aus England. " (posted 06/08/2015)
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Are there any special local events?"What are the dates for the wine festival in Leiwen September 2015? Thanks" (posted 02/28/2015)
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What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?"In September, we will spend a week in the Eurostrand and are now planning. We would love some insider tipps for wine festivals, nice bicycle tours, excursions,…" (posted 08/26/2014)
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Travel Insider Tips for Leiwen
Leiwen is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is within a ten mile radius of the city of Trier (Trier vacation rentals | Trier travel guide). Leiwen is one of the most significant wine growing municipalties on the Moselle river. The village is located on the banks of the river Moselle.
The village is situated in the middle of vast grapevines, and is in one of the main wine growing areas of Germany. The village produces wine made from the Riesling grape variety. The village holds a wine festival every year, which is a big draw for tourists. Leiwen on the Mosel is a nationally recognized resort in the municipality at the Schweich Roman Weinstrasse in Landkreis Trier-Saarburg in Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany).
Things to See in Leiwen
Timbered Leiwen, (Zehnthof) was built around 1484 in the immediate vicinity of the Moselle. Until 1999, the half-timbered house was inhabited, but now stands empty.
Jüdischer Friedhof- the cemetery of the former Jewish community of Leiwen (1592-1938) and Klüsserath. The cemetery is a reminder of the former Jewish community of Leiwen which was a victim of Nazi tyranny.
Catholic parish church of St. Stephen, built around 1500. In the crypt are the remains of a Gothic originalerhaltene paintings from the 16th century.
Euchariuskapelle, now the home and wine museum, built in 1656, feature archaeological finds from past eras.
The big wine festival and the procession with the public will find wine tasting on the third weekend in August instead.
[ source: wikipedia ]
More about the History of Leiwen
The village of Leiwen is said to have got its name from Livia, the wife of emperor Augustus, who had a summer residence in the village, and she gave her name to the village. There have been several excavations in the village, unearthing buildings and artefacts dating back to Roman times.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Leiwen is a municipality in the Trier-Saarburg district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is within a ten mile radius of the city of Trier. Leiwen is one of the most significant wine growing municipalties on the Moselle river. The village is located on the banks of the river Moselle.
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