Roman Ruins and the Birthplace of Karl Marx

Trier is the oldest city in Germany. Situated on the Moselle (Mosel) River, not far from Luxembourg, the city is a treasure trove of Roman ruins. Also known as the “Rome of the North”. Trier served as the key city of the Roman northern territories. Because of this rich history Trier and its vicinity has nine UNESCO World Heritage sites to offer which are of great interest. The house Karl Marx,  the father of modern socialism and communism, is born  is now a museum you can learn about Karl Marx's life and writings as well as the history of communism.

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4.8 How green, clean and responsible is Trier? This rating indicates how much a destination has progressed towards sustainability, based on the scores of 4 themes: Nature, Culture, Green Economy and if there has been developed a policy to maintain the these sustainable efforts in the future, captured in the theme Future Proof. If the destination managed to have a satisfactory level of efforts on all themes, it has received a rating higher than 6 with a green indicator. These best practices are an examples for the destinations with a rating lower than 6. These destinations with an orange or red indicator have a low performance but are working to convert towards a satisfactory sustainability performance in the future.

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  • 4.8Nature

    In this destination you have access to naturem the environment is respected and it is clean and green

    • 3.4scenery
    • 4.6nature
    • 6.0Air quality
  • 7.5Culture

    In this destination the cultural elements like old artefacts, buildings or landscapes are taken care of and respected.

    • 9.4cultural heritage
    • 4.0local character
    • 8.1hospitality
    • 7.4human respect
  • 5.7Economy

    This destination provides means to organisations, inhabitants and visitors to create a green and clean environment (separate waste collection, green energy, climate adaptation)

    • 3.8tourisme sector
    • 6.3green economy
    • 7.1economy & society
  • 0.0Future proof

    This destination is doing its best to be a genuinely responsible, environmentally and economically healthy place now and in the future

    • 0.0destination certification
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