Koblenz Things to Do

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  • 1. Deutsches Eck

    A unique place where the rivers Moselle and Rhine confluent and the magnificent statue of emperor William I rises to see it all. Around you have nearby the cable car, basilica of St Castor, Ludwig...

  • 2. Altstadt - Old Town

    Florinsmarkt is at the northern edge of Koblenz's Altstadt (as it now exists), towards the Mosel riverside. As well as the rather interesting Florinkirche (see separate tip) there are three historical...

  • 3. Fort Ehrenbreitstein

    Even if you are not interested in (or don’t have time to visit) any of the museums or sights of Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, it is worth crossing the Rhine simply to enjoy the wonderful views and...

  • 4. Historic Buildings

    At the crossroads in the Altstadt where Löhrstrasse / Marktstrasse meet Altengraben, just west of the Plan square, is a group of four ornate buildings known collectively as die Vier Türme or the Four...

  • 5. Basilica St. Kastor

    This is a must even if just to come for it. The official site of it in German Is here http://www.sankt-kastor-koblenz.de/ and the city of Koblenz has more ,also,in...

  • 6. Castles around Koblenz

    This large -- and beautiful -- castle sits on a small hilltop above the town of Cochem and the Mosel River. It is a nice 20-minute hike from the river ... just keep going up! This ancient castle was...

  • 7. Goerresplatz - Fountain

    This is a very old area as some Romans artifacts have been found here. In the Middle Ages it belonged to the Castor order, later to the Jesuit order. In the 19C, it was gradually built up and was...

  • 8. Liebfrauenkirche

    very nice Church in city center Koblenz, the site for tourism is in German here http://www.koblenz-touristik.de/kultur/kirchen-in-koblenz/liebfrauenkirche.html sort of a Church of Notre Dame, Our...

  • 9. Schlängelbrunnen - Fountain

    You'll find Koblenz's landmark Schängelbrunnen on Willi-Hörter Platz, now the town hall courtyard. It was created by Carl Burger in 1940 and dedicated to local poet Joseph Cornelius whose 1914 poem...

  • 10. Day Trip to Marksburg

    The wine cellar houses some huge wine barrels. Apparently it was safer to drink wine than water back in the Middle ages. The reason for this was that the water could be quite germ-laden at times and...

  • 11. Jesuitenplatz - Square

    Jesuitenplatz is a very pleasant little square in the heart of Koblenz's Altstadt, with plenty of space to sit and people-watch or enjoy kaffee-und-kuchen at the Altstadt Hotel cafe. It takes its name...

  • 12. Day trip to Burg Eltz

    Burg Eltz Castle is one of the best preserved castles in all of Germany. Begun in the 1100s, it was built in stages for over 500 years. The family that built the castle still owns this magnificent...

  • 13. The Loreley

    I think you must read in advance to appreciate this place: Lorelei is a common high mount in Rhine's banks, that doesn't mean much to those who didn't know the stories and the legends that it...

  • 14. Rhine and Moselle Promenade

    After having see the Deutsches Eck, walk to the side where you find the Mosel River. Here you have your most beautiful view of the old town of Koblenz. Walk along this river front to get back to the...

  • 15. Florinskirche

    another nice church to visit while walking wonderful Koblenz. The tourist office also in German http://www.koblenz-touristik.de/kultur/kirchen-in-koblenz/florinskirche.html Part of the world heritage...

  • 16. Castle Stolzenfels

    4 out of 5 stars

    Tourists driving cars (their own or rented, as I did) should know that there are two roads, one on each bank of the Rhine river. But better choose left or right well before, because then you will very...

  • 17. Day Trip to Boppard

    OK, to continue our tour down the Rhine we left Koblenz by following the... Mosel :-S We were headed for a place called Rhens am Rhine, 3km from Koblenz and obviously the best way to get here is to...

  • 18. Rhine Cruise

    While staying in Koblenz it is very easy to get out on to the waters of the Rhine (or Moselle) and enjoy a river trip. The main company offering these is KD Rhine. Boats leave from the pier near the...

  • 19. Fountains and Monuments

    The Memorial to the Victims of Nazism is just on the edge of Koblenz's Altstadt in Reichenspergerplatz, a green and leafy space in front of a large building housing various local government...

  • 20. Day Trip to Bingen - Winefest

    I have to mention the loos in Bingen. They're in a cave under a hill, and it's bloody freezing in there. I guess it's an old wine cave, and it can only be 8 or 10 degrees. It certainly helps you to...

  • 21. Am Plan - Square

    The Plan is a large square towards the western end of the Altstadt. It has a number of bars and cafés so was a natural place for me to find myself drinking with VT friends on more than one...

  • 22. Kurfürstliches Schloss and Park

    The Prince Elector's Castle (Alte Burg) dates back to the 12th century and is the work of a man by the name of Von der Arken. Archbishop Heinrich von Vistingen from Trier added extensions towards the...

  • 23. Koblenz Theatre

    In May 2006 I saw a performance here in the Koblenz City Theater of Die weiße Rose (The White Rose) by Udo Zimmermann (born 1943). This is a short opera about the life and death of Hans and Sophie...

  • 24. Day Trip to Rüdesheim

    Visit the Siegfried's Mechanical Instrument Museum. It sounds strange but this place is great! It's actually in a town called Rudesheim not too far from Koblenz. The instruments are amazing! You...

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