Christmas Markets For School Groups In Trier, Germany
Picturesque historic Trier sits on the Moselle river and was founded by the Romans. It boasts an impressive 9 sites recognised by UNESCO which makes it a beautiful location for a school Christmas markets break.
95 festively decorated wooden huts
9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites!
Jewellery, candles, ceramics, handmade arts and crafts
A visit to Cochem
*Please note, entrance fees where applicable are not included in typical price – contact us for more details
Amid the medieval surroundings of the Hauptmarkt square, and in front of the mighty cathedral, 95 festively decorated wooden huts offering everything from jewellery to candles, ceramics to handmade arts and crafts. And if all that leaves you feeling hungry, there’s a plentiful supply of sweet treats and potato fritters, as well as glühwein and hot tea to wash them down.
Trier, on the river Moselle, is Germany’s oldest city – founded by Emperor Constantine the Great in the 4th century AD as the capital of the Western Roman Empire. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Roman monuments, the Imperial baths, the amphitheatre and the Porta Nigra on a guided tour. The city has impressive medieval buildings including the Cathedral of St. Peter and the Church of Our Lady.
One of the prettiest towns of the Moselle Valley, Cochem has a riverside promenade to rival any along the Rhine. Take the chairlift to the Pinnerkreuz for panoramic views or visit the medieval castle.
This is a historic city is at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle. It offers ancient bridges, an interesting old town, a large shopping centre, the 13th-century Liebfraukirche and the wine producers’ market place. See the magnificent statue of William I, Germany’s first emperor at the Deutches Eck or visit Romanticum – the city’s newest attraction. Take the cable car to the Ehrenbreitstein fortress towering above the city.
Why groups like it:
- Take language practice beyond the classroom, engaging in spontaneous, unscripted conversations with native speakers
- Develop students’ confidence and fluency in a foreign language by speaking it in practical situations
- Experience another culture
- Develop students’ interest and enthusiasm for another country and its language
- Discover, explore and have fun with fellow students and teachers
Students will have had an opportunity to:
- Develop speaking and listening skills through talking to native speakers in everyday situations
- Gain confidence by stretching their vocabulary
- Learn about German culture and the German people
- Strengthen existing friendships and make new friends