This ancient city in Germany has a lot to tell about to its visitors. We first start our tour in discovering the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress which is located on the eastern bank of the Rhine at Koblenz. It is the northernmost point of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Upper Middle Rhine Valley”.Situated 118 high above the Rhine it is accessible by cab cars from the town. Also, discover the old town and many narrow and romantic streets and numerous small squares. Cover the famous and renowned places of the old town and take home the experience of a unique adventure.
Enjoy Koblenz in the heart of the picturesque region of Rhine and Moselle. Dive into the over 2000 year-old history of this former Roman settlement, one of the oldest cities in Germany. We will take you so view the Deutsches Eck (German corner) from which the city’s Latin name „confluentes – at the merging of the rivers“ is derived. Come with us to get familiar with the German/French past of Koblenz and explore the romantic little streets between Basilica St. Kastor and the Schängel Fountain at the town hall.You will learn about:* Roman Empire* The junction between the Rhine and the Moselle* Teutonic Knights* Holy Roman German Empire* Kaiser Wilhelm I* World War I and II* Reconstruction of the Post War* Modern ageYou will see:* Rhine and Moselle River* Deutsches Eck* View of Fortress Ehrenbreitstein* Basilica of St. Castor* Old Town* St. Florin’s Market* Liebfrauenkirche* Görresplatz* Jesuitenplatz* Münzplatz* Denkmalzone “Vier Türme”
Koblenz was founded by the Romans, making it one of the oldest cities in Germany. Its location where the Moselle flows into the Rhine is unique, and also gives the city ist name. Large areas of Koblenz are part of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its surroundings it offers an extraordinary cultural landscape with castles and churches. After an introduction into the history of Koblenz the city guide presents the sights with the help of many colour images: Deutsches Eck, Ludwig Museum, St Castor, St James's Chapel, Von-der-Leyenscher-Hof, St Florinus, Middle Rhine Museum, Old Castle, Church of Our Lady, City Hall, Rhine embankment and Electoral Palace. The guide closes with a detailed description about Ehrenbreitstein, located nearby Koblenz, and its majestic Fortress.