Portishead association visits German twin town

PUBLISHED: 11:00 26 September 2018

Twinning association members visited Schweich.

Twinning association members visited Schweich.


Anglo-German relations were built as dozens of people visited Portishead's twin town.

Members of the Portishead Twinning Association visited Schweich in the western Trier-Saarburg district of Germany.

The group was greeted by their hosts at Luxembourg Airport before meeting the town’s mayor, Christine Horsch.

During their stay, members enjoyed a tour of the villages and vineyards in the Mosel Valley, and enjoyed an annual wine festival in the neighbouring village of Mehring.

A twinning association spokesman said: “The final evening was spent at the Pub Isseler Hof on the banks of the Mosel.

“It was a very pleasant way to conclude an enjoyable visit before flying off to Heathrow the following morning with many happy memories and thoughts of the Schweich visit to Portishead next summer.”

To join the twinning association, call 01275 817258.

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