CANCELLED: Studytour to Roman Germany in May 2018

Due to circumstances beyond MANCENT’s control, the tour will not go ahead at this point. We hope to offer it again next year.

From top left to bottom right: Villa Borg, Porta Nigra in Trier, Diogenes-Mosaic in Cologne, Roman Baths in Xanten.


Birgitta Hoffmann

We are currently gauging interest for a study tour of Roman Germany in May 2018.
The plan is to visit the following sites:

Preliminary programme (depending on flight and hotel availability)

Day 1: Fly to Luxembourg or Frankfurt and take bus to Trier, if possible stop at Echternach, for the Cathedral founded by Anglo-Irish monks on the site of a Roman villa.

Day 2: Tour of Roman Trier, visiting the Porta Nigra, the Römerbrücke and the Viehmarkt- and perhaps the Barbarathermen, and the Cathedral and the frescoes from the late Roman palace.

Day 3: Tour of the Landesmuseum Trier and the Kaiserthermen

Day 4: visit the reconstructed Villa Borg and the Roman villa at Andernach. Arrive in Cologne.

Day 5: visit the Roman Remains in Cologne (Cathedral, Governor’s palace) and it possible The Roman Museum otherwise the Romanesque churches and their Roman and sub-Roman remains.

Day 6: travel to Xanten via Kleve, the home of Anne of Cleves and the Roman and Frankish museum. Arrive in Xanten and visit the Cathedral.

Day 7: visit the Roman town and Archaeological Park  at Xanten/Colonia Ulpia Traiana

Day 8: return to Manchester.
as well as a number of the Roman villas of the area: the Roman area at Echternach, Andernach and the reconstructed villa at Borg.
Please drop us a line if you are interested and we will keep you informed when further details become available.

Please contact:

Birgitta Hoffmann, 55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: phone: 07747 533 070