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Cruises to Cochem

Cochem (Photo:leoks/Shutterstock)

About Cochem

Surrounded by steep vineyards, overlooked by an imposing castle and with a charming old town filled with half-timbered houses, Cochem is the archetypal German town and one of the prettiest places on the Moselle.

River ships moor in the heart of the town, which is divided by the river. A nearby bridge leads to the waterfront and narrow cobbled streets of the old town, which can easily be explored on foot.

The main attraction is Reichsburg Castle, also called Cochem Imperial Castle. It dates back to the 11th century and is the largest hill castle on the Moselle. Most river cruises offer a tour of the castle as an included shore excursion.

Cochem is also in the heart of the Moselle's wine producing region, known for crisp dry Rieslings. The town has many wine stores and your cruise may also include a tasting.

  • Why go to Cochem?

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Viking Mani
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Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
Apr 1, 2022
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Leaving:Zurich
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
Dec 7, 2022
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Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Crystal River Cruises
Dec 17, 2023
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Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Scenic
Jun 8, 2022
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Leaving:Basel
Cruise Line:Crystal River Cruises
Oct 15, 2023
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Leaving:Nuremberg
Cruise Line:AmaWaterways
Jul 4, 2023
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Leaving:Nuremberg
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Apr 11, 2023
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Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Crystal River Cruises
Apr 23, 2023
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Leaving:Zurich
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Jun 24, 2023
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Leaving:Zurich
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May 6, 2023
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Leaving:Zurich
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Aug 18, 2022
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Leaving:Budapest
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
Aug 7, 2022
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Leaving:Frankfurt
Cruise Line:Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
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Leaving:Paris
Cruise Line:Avalon Waterways
Sep 9, 2022
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Leaving:Amsterdam
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Oct 14, 2022
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Leaving:Remich
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Leaving:Paris
Cruise Line:Viking River Cruises
Jul 22, 2023
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Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Avalon Waterways
Sep 3, 2022
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Why go to Cochem?

Pros:

Towering over the city, Cochem Castle is one of the most prominent castles in Europe

Cons:

Because the castle is located on a hill, the path up is steep and can be dangerous

Bottom Line:

You'll love Cochem if your idea of fun is soaking up the scenery with a glass of Riesling in hand

Currency & Best Way to Get Money?

The currency is the euro. For up-to-date exchange rates, visit www.xe.com. There are several ATMs (geldautomats) in and around the old town, include the Vereinigte Volksbank Raiffeisenbank at 25 Ravenestrasse, close to the tourist information center.

Language?

German is spoken in Cochem.


Cochem Cruise Reviews
The ship docked in a nice area in Koblenz. The coach ride to Cochem was about an hour each way but the scenery was very nice. The guide took us through the town pointing out the local sights. The town is hilly witRead More
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nancyevans
We were very impressed with this stunning medieval town. The 1,000 years old Reichsburg Castle was amazing & beautiful...Read More
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JoyLon88
Guided tour and visit to Reichburg castle. Read More
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VivSteve
Loved the castleRead More
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