Trier Shopping Walk, Trier

Trier is a great place for a great shopping adventure. The city offers a variety of shopping options, either for yourself or as a gift. Among the hottest spots beloved by art hunters are Semionstrasse, Neustrassse and Hauptmarkt. Take this walk through the most popular shopping venues of Trier and enjoy the experience.
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Trier Shopping Walk Map

Guide Name: Trier Shopping Walk
Guide Location: Germany » Trier (See other walking tours in Trier)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Author: alice
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Schmuckatelier Heinz

1) Schmuckatelier Heinz

Schmuckatelier Heinz is a fascinating place that offers a large number of highly exclusive and outstanding pieces of jewelry. The workshop was established more then 100 years ago. The hand-made jewelry is unique and it is developed according to customers' ideas and personal needs. They have a knowledgeable staff that will help you find a perfect piece for the occasion.
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Neustrasse

2) Neustrasse (must see)

It is one of the most amazing and interesting shopping streets in Trier. Here you will find a large number of all kinds of boutiques that merchandise antiquities, jewelry, hand crafts and all kinds of gift shops. It also has a large number of restaurants, cafes and other places to rest and enjoy a pleasant day.
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Antiquitäten Hermesdorf

3) Antiquitäten Hermesdorf

Antiquitäten Hermesdorf (Hermes Antiques Village) was established at the beginning of the 20th century and it is one of the oldest shops of this kind in the city. It is now a third generation antique shop. Its collection is based mainly in Art Nouveau, but they also have exclusive items from various time periods, as well as some foreign collections. The place is definitely worth visiting for those who appreciate antiques. They also buy collections of antiques.
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Hauptmarkt

4) Hauptmarkt (must see)

Hauptmarkt (Main Market) has a history that begins in Medieval times. It was a place of trade since the 10th century. The oldest pharmacy of the city still remains. All the shopping streets of Trier start at Hauptmarkt. The place is very beautiful and crowded. In Decembers there are the Trier Christmas Markets. On the market stands a cross on a Roman column – a replica of the original one.
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Semionstrasse

5) Semionstrasse

Semionstrasse (Semion Street) is a pedestrian shopping street that is also very popular. The shopping area starts near the Porta Nigra (Black Gate) and ends at the Hauptmarkt (Main Market). The street is beautiful and full of all kinds of shopping opportunities, restaurants and cafes. This is a great place for a good shopping day.
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Atelier Aquarell Ideen

6) Atelier Aquarell Ideen

Atelier Aquarell Ideen is the private studio and shop of the artist Annelie Jonas. Here you can find her amazing works as well as works of other artists. Annelie Jonas paints mostly in watercolors, but also in acrylic, ink and gouache. The other artists that sometimes exhibit their works within this gallery also work with ceramic, metal and wood. The range of the art works is interesting. The also make the perfect gift for someone special.

Walking Tours in Trier, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Trier

Create Your Own Walk in Trier

Creating your own self-guided walk in Trier is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Trier Religious Sights Walk

Trier Religious Sights Walk

Trier has a long history of Christianity. It is the birth place of Saint Ambrose and the resting place of Saint Paulinus. The Trier Bishops were some of the most powerful men during the Middle ages. This city has a number of fascinating religious structures. Take the walking tour to see some of the most amazing religious buildings not only in Trier, but in Germany as well.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Trier Museums Walk

Trier Museums Walk

Trier is the oldest city in Germany. Before the Christian Era, it was the capital city of the local Roman province. An old history, rich in events, gave way to the creation of a number of extremely interesting museums. Take this walk in order to see some of them.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Set in the southwest of Germany amid the Moselle wine region, the city of Trier has been in place since the Roman times, attesting to which are a number of well-kept Roman structures, including the Black Gate (Porta Nigra), the ruins of Roman baths, and Römerbrücke - a stone bridge over the Moselle River. Among Trier’s other notable sights is undoubtedly St. Peter's Cathedral (aka Trier Dom). Follow this orientation walk and explore these and other distinguished attractions of Trier.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Historic Landmarks of Trier

Historic Landmarks of Trier

Trier is a beautiful city located on the banks of the Moselle River. It is a city with a lot of ancient and modern landmarks and beautiful structures that display not only the development of Trier, but also the development of Europe. Take this walk and follow the history of the city of Trier from ancient times to the present through its most interesting landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
Trier Beautiful Architecture Walk

Trier Beautiful Architecture Walk

Trier is a settlement that has a history dating back to ancient times. It is very famous for being the capital of a Roman province during the Roman Empire. The long history of the city made Trier one of the most beautiful cities in Germany from an architectural point of view. Trier has numerous beautiful architectural buildings that feature various architectural styles and eras. Take the guided walk to see some of the beautiful architecture in Trier.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Trier for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Trier has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Trier, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.