Igel Column

Burial monument of the cloth merchant family of the Secundinii from around A.D. 250. Tallest Roman burial column north of the Alps, about 23 m (76 ft) high. 

The square sandstone column decorated with figures in bas-relief bears witness to the economic prosperity of the Trier countryside during the Roman era. Renovation and preservation 1985-1987.

Location:
5 mi/8 km upriver from Trier on the Moselle at the original site.

Opening hours:
Freely accessible, year round.

Contact:
Ferienregion Trierer Land e.V., Deutsch-Luxemburgische Tourist-Information
Moselstr. 1, 54308 Langsur-Wasserbilligerbrück, tel. +49 6501 602666, e-mail: info@lux-trier.info
www.lux-trier.info