Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Germany  /  Rhineland-Palatinate  /  Trier  /  Sightseeing  /  St Mary's Column
St Mary's Column, Trier
(3.7/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
An easily recognizable landmark overlooking Trier, St Mary's Column offers panoramic views of the city and its river. Constructed in the 19th century using donations made by ordinary Trier citizens, the statue of Saint Mary stands on a 40 m (130 ft) pillar and gazes protectively over the surrounding area. Though not particularly steep, the uphill walk does require a good pair of comfortable shoes. Don't forget to charge your camera, and pack a light snack and some drinking water. Arrange to visit St Mary's Column and other attractions in Trier using our Trier vacation generator.
map
Create a full Trier itinerary

Plan your trip to Trier

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Trier by other users

16 days in Germany BY A USER FROM INDIA May, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, kids, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in Germany BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 34 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Rhineland-Palatinate BY A USER FROM INDIA January, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: January, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 51 days in Germany BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 49 days in Germany BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Germany & Salzburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 38 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 58 days in Germany BY A USER FROM TUNISIA November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • St. Mary´s Column, is located at the ato Hill, on the other side of the Roman bridge, Roman bridge, and from the river Moselle. Emerges pride on the mountain, and strolling along the banks of the river is seen perfectly. Bus, you can access to this point in the city, by car, even walking. The best views of the city are from this point St. Mary´s Column.
    View original
  • If you bother to climb the linkerover (e.g. staying in re Robert Schumann Haus), you can further and go higher to at this reference point, where the city shows itself in all its glory.
    View original
  • A great vantage point, the town is situated at feet, especially beautiful in the evening. The city rightly celebrates the anniversary.
    View original