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Porta Nigra: Our most recommended tours and activities

Trier: Guided City Walk with Wine Tasting

1. Trier: Guided City Walk with Wine Tasting

Enjoy 5 different wines with historic connections to buildings or places in the city center of Trier on this guided walking tour. Uncover the city's fascinating history on your way from the Porta Nigra gate to the Viehmarkt Square. Meet your guide near the Porta Nigra, a gate that was built by Romans as part of the city's fortifications system. Make your way through the city's streets which are dotted with Roman ruins and breathtaking cathedrals. Savor 5 different wines along the way, or have some grape juice instead(Bookable over E-Mail). Snack on some bread with your drinks and hear about how each wine is connected to this lush wine-growing region. Finally reach Viehmarkt Square where the tour ends outside the Forum Baths, which are ruin of a Roman bath complex.

Trier: Guided Old Town Highlights and History Walking Tour

2. Trier: Guided Old Town Highlights and History Walking Tour

Embark on a city walking tour of Trier and uncover the history behind each turn from your guide. Trace the ancient origins of this city and watch its story unfold around you, from the Roman Porta Nigra to the home of Karl Marx. Meet your guide near the Porta Nigra and start your tour. Built by the Romans as early as 170 AD, the Porta Nigra has become an important city landmark. Learn about Trier's Roman origins and what life was like under Roman rule. Admire architecture from the Middle Ages and see examples of its evolution to the present day. Hear stories and anecdotes of those who made their mark in this historic city, such as the philosopher and revolutionary Karl Marx and see the house where he used to live. Let the city tour of Trier take you into a world full of history that still fascinates visitors with its mixture of old and new, elements of antiquity, modernity, and everything in between.

Trier: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

3. Trier: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

You’re looking for a fun way to explore the city at your own pace? Then, this city-exploration game is made for you! You’ll entertain all your group with interesting questions, while still teaching them fun facts about the city. Your mission (should you choose to accept it): Jackson Wilde, the famous city-explorer, needs your help… Help him solve quizzes to gather as many points as possible. With this activity, you will be guided through the following locations: 1. Porta Nigra 2. Dreikönigenhaus 3. Marktkreuz 4. Market Square 5. St. Peter's Cathedral 6. Church of our Lady 7. Kornmarkt 8. Karl-Marx House 9. Basilica of Constantine 10. Electoral Palace Download the app on Android or iOS (or access it directly through your browser) to get access to a fun mission, multiple quizzes, as well as city guides about each monument. So, are you ready to explore Trier?

Trier: Complete English Self-guided Audio Tour on your Phone

4. Trier: Complete English Self-guided Audio Tour on your Phone

Did you know that the devil helped in the construction of the Trier's cathedral? Or that Napoleon wanted to destroy the Church of our Lady, but was luckily convinced otherwise? If you've never heard these stories, don't wait; book this self-guided audio tour now to discover dozens of fun facts about Trier! With this audio self-guided tour, discover the 10 must-see monuments in Trier's historical center. Your virtual guide, Simon, designed this self-guided walking tour to be as interactive as possible. You won't get bored with a ton of dates, but you'll learn about interesting stories and anecdotes to dive deep into Trier's history. Grab your smartphone and your headphones to start discovering the city. Follow the route and listen to each audio commentary in your earphones. You can even answer quizzes to test your knowledge about the city! With this self-guided tour, you will be guided through the following locations: 1. Porta Nigra 2. Dreikönigenhaus 3. Marktkreuz 4. Market Square 5. St. Peter's Cathedral 6. Church of our Lady 7. Kornmarkt 8. Karl-Marx house 9. Basilica of Constantine 10. Electoral Palace With this experience, you'll get access to a 40-minute-long audio commentary. Download the app on Android or iOS (or access it directly through your browser) to get access to your self-guided audio tour. So, are you ready to explore Trier?

Trier: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

5. Trier: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Take a private walking tour of Trier with a local guide. See the city’s highlights, and learn about its history and landmarks from your guide. After meeting your guide, visit Porta Nigra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest city gate from the ancient world, built with grey sand after 170 AD. Pass by Dreikonigenhaus, a unique house in the city of Trier, and get to know what makes it famous. Next, see the famous fortified brickwork residential tower known as Frankenturm, built in the 11th century. Walk through the Market Cross on the main market, a market square famous for its medieval trading hub. Here, you will find many shops for urban shopping and cafes. Visit the Roman Catholic church known as St. Gangolf Kirche, dedicated to St. Gangulphus, the second-oldest church in the city. Walk by Saint George's Fountain in the Kornmarkt, built between 1750 and 1751 by the same builder of the Electoral Palais. Discover St. Peter's Cathedral, the oldest church in Germany and the largest religious structure in Trier. Its foundation was built by Roman bricklayers in the early 4th century. Afterward, visit the Basilica of Constantine, which was built around 310 AD. You will find that the inner walls of the cathedral have been kept intact, without any changes, even after the repairing of the building due to World War II. Get to see the Throne Room of Constantine the Great and subsequent Roman Emperors from the 4th century. Learn about the Roman structures in the largest throne room, which is now used as a Protestant church. Then, continue to the 16th-century residence of the Archbishops and Electors of Trier and, finally, the large Roman Bath complex, which was constructed in the 4th century AD. The walking tour ends here.

Trier: Solve the Mystery of the Merchant's Gold!

6. Trier: Solve the Mystery of the Merchant's Gold!

What makes TEAMTACTIVES tours so special? They are exclusively tied to the location where they take place. No generic content - each tour is uniquely designed to give you a truly authentic experience. Step back in time to Roman Trier in the year 310 AD, known then as Augusta Treverorum. Join young Marcus Aurelius, who has received a mysterious letter from his uncle, Gaius Magnus, a successful merchant in Trier. Help Marcus unravel the mystery troubling his uncle by solving engaging and challenging puzzles. As you journey through Trier, you'll explore its amazing landmarks and discover fascinating facts about Germany's oldest city! Compared to other TEAMTACTIVES tours, this one has a puzzle difficulty rating of 2/5. Enjoy a 1.3 km walk on this 90-minute self-guided tour. You can start and stop the tour anytime, sharing the token with your team so everyone can follow along on their mobile devices. Simply go to the starting point and begin. All necessary information is accessible on your smartphone. The web app is ready to use immediately without any installation. Solve puzzles to navigate to the next location and learn intriguing historical facts along the way. This tour is family-friendly and fully barrier-free!

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Porta Nigra: Our most recommended tours and activities

Trier: Guided City Walk with Wine Tasting

Trier: Guided City Walk with Wine Tasting

Enjoy 5 different wines with historic connections to buildings or places in the city center of Trier on this guided walking tour. Uncover the city's fascinating history on your way from the Porta Nigra gate to the Viehmarkt Square. Meet your guide near the Porta Nigra, a gate that was built by Romans as part of the city's fortifications system. Make your way through the city's streets which are dotted with Roman ruins and breathtaking cathedrals. Savor 5 different wines along the way, or have some grape juice instead(Bookable over E-Mail). Snack on some bread with your drinks and hear about how each wine is connected to this lush wine-growing region. Finally reach Viehmarkt Square where the tour ends outside the Forum Baths, which are ruin of a Roman bath complex.

Trier: Guided Old Town Highlights and History Walking Tour

Trier: Guided Old Town Highlights and History Walking Tour

Embark on a city walking tour of Trier and uncover the history behind each turn from your guide. Trace the ancient origins of this city and watch its story unfold around you, from the Roman Porta Nigra to the home of Karl Marx. Meet your guide near the Porta Nigra and start your tour. Built by the Romans as early as 170 AD, the Porta Nigra has become an important city landmark. Learn about Trier's Roman origins and what life was like under Roman rule. Admire architecture from the Middle Ages and see examples of its evolution to the present day. Hear stories and anecdotes of those who made their mark in this historic city, such as the philosopher and revolutionary Karl Marx and see the house where he used to live. Let the city tour of Trier take you into a world full of history that still fascinates visitors with its mixture of old and new, elements of antiquity, modernity, and everything in between.

Trier: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

Trier: City Exploration Game and Tour on your Phone

You’re looking for a fun way to explore the city at your own pace? Then, this city-exploration game is made for you! You’ll entertain all your group with interesting questions, while still teaching them fun facts about the city. Your mission (should you choose to accept it): Jackson Wilde, the famous city-explorer, needs your help… Help him solve quizzes to gather as many points as possible. With this activity, you will be guided through the following locations: 1. Porta Nigra 2. Dreikönigenhaus 3. Marktkreuz 4. Market Square 5. St. Peter's Cathedral 6. Church of our Lady 7. Kornmarkt 8. Karl-Marx House 9. Basilica of Constantine 10. Electoral Palace Download the app on Android or iOS (or access it directly through your browser) to get access to a fun mission, multiple quizzes, as well as city guides about each monument. So, are you ready to explore Trier?

Trier: Complete English Self-guided Audio Tour on your Phone

Trier: Complete English Self-guided Audio Tour on your Phone

Did you know that the devil helped in the construction of the Trier's cathedral? Or that Napoleon wanted to destroy the Church of our Lady, but was luckily convinced otherwise? If you've never heard these stories, don't wait; book this self-guided audio tour now to discover dozens of fun facts about Trier! With this audio self-guided tour, discover the 10 must-see monuments in Trier's historical center. Your virtual guide, Simon, designed this self-guided walking tour to be as interactive as possible. You won't get bored with a ton of dates, but you'll learn about interesting stories and anecdotes to dive deep into Trier's history. Grab your smartphone and your headphones to start discovering the city. Follow the route and listen to each audio commentary in your earphones. You can even answer quizzes to test your knowledge about the city! With this self-guided tour, you will be guided through the following locations: 1. Porta Nigra 2. Dreikönigenhaus 3. Marktkreuz 4. Market Square 5. St. Peter's Cathedral 6. Church of our Lady 7. Kornmarkt 8. Karl-Marx house 9. Basilica of Constantine 10. Electoral Palace With this experience, you'll get access to a 40-minute-long audio commentary. Download the app on Android or iOS (or access it directly through your browser) to get access to your self-guided audio tour. So, are you ready to explore Trier?

Trier: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Trier: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Take a private walking tour of Trier with a local guide. See the city’s highlights, and learn about its history and landmarks from your guide. After meeting your guide, visit Porta Nigra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest city gate from the ancient world, built with grey sand after 170 AD. Pass by Dreikonigenhaus, a unique house in the city of Trier, and get to know what makes it famous. Next, see the famous fortified brickwork residential tower known as Frankenturm, built in the 11th century. Walk through the Market Cross on the main market, a market square famous for its medieval trading hub. Here, you will find many shops for urban shopping and cafes. Visit the Roman Catholic church known as St. Gangolf Kirche, dedicated to St. Gangulphus, the second-oldest church in the city. Walk by Saint George's Fountain in the Kornmarkt, built between 1750 and 1751 by the same builder of the Electoral Palais. Discover St. Peter's Cathedral, the oldest church in Germany and the largest religious structure in Trier. Its foundation was built by Roman bricklayers in the early 4th century. Afterward, visit the Basilica of Constantine, which was built around 310 AD. You will find that the inner walls of the cathedral have been kept intact, without any changes, even after the repairing of the building due to World War II. Get to see the Throne Room of Constantine the Great and subsequent Roman Emperors from the 4th century. Learn about the Roman structures in the largest throne room, which is now used as a Protestant church. Then, continue to the 16th-century residence of the Archbishops and Electors of Trier and, finally, the large Roman Bath complex, which was constructed in the 4th century AD. The walking tour ends here.

Trier: Solve the Mystery of the Merchant's Gold!

Trier: Solve the Mystery of the Merchant's Gold!

What makes TEAMTACTIVES tours so special? They are exclusively tied to the location where they take place. No generic content - each tour is uniquely designed to give you a truly authentic experience. Step back in time to Roman Trier in the year 310 AD, known then as Augusta Treverorum. Join young Marcus Aurelius, who has received a mysterious letter from his uncle, Gaius Magnus, a successful merchant in Trier. Help Marcus unravel the mystery troubling his uncle by solving engaging and challenging puzzles. As you journey through Trier, you'll explore its amazing landmarks and discover fascinating facts about Germany's oldest city! Compared to other TEAMTACTIVES tours, this one has a puzzle difficulty rating of 2/5. Enjoy a 1.3 km walk on this 90-minute self-guided tour. You can start and stop the tour anytime, sharing the token with your team so everyone can follow along on their mobile devices. Simply go to the starting point and begin. All necessary information is accessible on your smartphone. The web app is ready to use immediately without any installation. Solve puzzles to navigate to the next location and learn intriguing historical facts along the way. This tour is family-friendly and fully barrier-free!

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