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Cologne Day Trip from Frankfurt
"Board a comfortable coach in Frankfurt and head north on a relaxing 2-hour drive to Cologne in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. The old city at the River Rhine is famous for its diverse art scene vibrant nightlife and the annual Cologne Carnival. On arrival in Cologne join a double-decker bus sightseeing tour followed by a guided visit of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cologne Cathedral (Kölner Dom). Learn about the history and impressive architecture of the Cologne Cathedral -- one of the largest Gothic churches in often referred to as the Shrine of the Holy Three Kings.Continue your day trip to Cologne's picturesque historic old town with its Roman buildings and medieval city walls. Your expert guide will tell you about Cologne's 2000-year history and introduce you to top Cologne attractions
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Small-Group Trier Day Trip from Frankfurt
"You’ll be picked up from central Frankfurt in the morning and taken on a 2.5-hour drive to Trier. Located in a lovely valley on the banks of the Moselle River Trier offers many historic attractions without being overcrowded by tourists. Your guide will take you on a walking tour to learn about Trier’s intriguing past. Touted as the oldest city in Germany founded around 16 BC Trier was once the capital of an ancient Roman province. The number and quality of surviving monuments are an outstanding testimony to Roman civilization. Today Trier is home to a whopping eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites many of which you'll see on your tour. Visit Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady and explore several Roman monuments like the Imperial Baths
From EUR225.00
 
Private Tour: Customizable Rhine Valley Day Trip from Frankfurt
"After pickup from your Frankfurt hotel by luxury vehicle your private guide will whisk you away to the Rhine Valley in the beautiful German countryside. This private day trip focuses on the Upper Middle Rhine Valley from Rudesheim to Sankt Goarshausen — designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its dreamy scenery and remarkable history. Admire views of romantic villages pretty vineyards and medieval castles that frame the river and enjoy commentary from your guide about the sights you see. Since this is a private tour the exact itinerary is up to you so you can pick from a variety of sights and activities. Perhaps head to the Niederwald Monument or Lorelei Rock (Loreley Rock)
From EUR130.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Koblenz

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Stolpersteine: a small and poignant reminder

It was sheer luck that I happened to spot these. I was walking quite slowly down Bahnhofstrasse, from the railway station to the Hotel Trierer Hof. I was too early to check in and I just happened to...
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FOLLOWING THE MOSEL RIVER - LOCK'S - 4

As we continued on way to Cochem, we saw a cruise Boat stopped in the River, then we saw the River Lock, so we decided to stop and have a look.The Mosel has been made navigable for large cargo ships...
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FOLLOWING THE MOSEL RIVER - WINNENGEN - 1

The Town of Winningen, and what I like is seeing the name of the Town written in bold White writing along the waterfront wall, that is a big help to me remembering where I took the photo!Boat cruise's...
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FOLLOWING THE MOSEL RIVER-SCHLOSS VON DER LEYEN -3

Also located in Gondorf is Schloss von der Leyen, the only water Castle on the Mosel. It was first mentioned in 1272.The water tower was once the family seat of the Lords von der Leyen, who in the...
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FOLLOWING THE MOSEL RIVER - CASTLE LIEBIEG - 2

When I first saw Castle Liebieg, I thought what a different style of Castle it was!Located on the edge of the River Mosel, I read it is a very popular spot for wedding's, I could certainly imagine...
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Kuba

This little shop on Eltzerhofstraße is the Koblenz Environmental Office, home to organizations such as ÖKOSTADT Koblenz e.V., which publishes a quarterly environmental magazine for Koblenz, and other...
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Don't miss these...

That was a day trip to Koblenz, Thise monument is located just in the middle where the 2 river 'Rhine and the Mosel' comes together. These is build in bronze and highly stepped....I find it just a...
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Stolpersteine

While walking through the streets of Koblenz you might come across some small brazen plates set into the pavement. These plates are part of a project of the German artist Gunter Demnig called...
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Beethoven's old mums house.

When it comes to the greatest German of all time, it is a fair bet that Beethoven would be in with a good shout. His mum's house is now a tourist attraction in the town of Koblenz, and holds what is...
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Galerie Wutzke

We found this quite extensive commercial gallery on Schlossstr, in the more modern part of the town centre.An impressive selection of paintings for sale ranging from the Kitsche, to the traditional to...
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A Hill in Koblenz?

This is what we have seen while we were near monument of ' Emperor Wilhelm' which stands between the two well known river in Koblenz....The view of this hill and some old castles around are quite...
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To indulge yourself with a ...

To indulge yourself with a medieval banquet (especially in a castle along the Rhine River area), the sites below provide some useful info: Castle Liebenstein along the Rhine River Castle Schloss...
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If you drive there from FFurt...

If you drive there from FFurt along the Rhein river you can have delightful views of many castles sleeping on hills ... don't do that when it's hot (yes zometimez in Germany it's quite hot :-). I...
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Freiburg

We stopped at Freiburg on our way to Bacharch from Basel... We didn't have long to look around but it looked like a nice place to spend some more time...
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Top Hotels in Koblenz

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Julius-Wegeler-Strasse 6, Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, 56068, Germany
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Clemensstrasse 1, Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, 56068, Germany
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Moselring 23, Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, 56073, Germany
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Von Werth Strasse 9, Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, 56068, Germany
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Jesuitenplatz 1-3, 56068
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Planstrasse 7-9, Guls, Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, 56072, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Koblenz

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Deutsches Eck

Deutsches Eck (German corner) is the headland at the confluence of the Rhein and Mosel rivers. For some reason I'd expected the joining of such big rivers to be visible (some turbulence, perhaps) but...
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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...
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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...
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Basilica St. Kastor

The original church of St Kastor was built in the early 800s, very near the site of a Roman 1st century temples whose remains were discovered in the 1990s. It stood outside the Roman city walls (and,...
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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...
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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...
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toonsarah

"Where Rhine and Moselle meet – and also VTers!"
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Elena77

"Castellum apud confluentes"
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wadekorzan

"Koblenz, like my 2nd home"
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Nemorino

"Opera in Koblenz"
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Maryimelda

"Where two great rivers meet - Koblenz"
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