Port of Koblenz
Koblenz, Germany, is located at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers, at one end of the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley -- a scenic stretch of river known for its castles and vineyards. The city dates back to Roman times, has been under French and German rule, and has a delightful Old Town to explore.
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Around every corner is a bit of whimsy: the face under the clock on the Mittelrhein Museum building that sticks out its tongue on the hour; the boy in the Schangel Fountain who spits water across the courtyard at random; and the myriad statues that dot the squares and street corners. Climb the steps up to the statue of Emperor Wilhelm I at the Deutsches Eck, ride a cable car across the river to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, or sample local vintages at the Wine Village, built for the 1925 German Wines exhibition. Some river cruise lines also offer tours from Koblenz to the medieval town of Cochem.
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Popular Itineraries: Koblenz Cruise Reviews
Sail Date: Sep 2018
We did Marksburg Castle on our Rhine Cruise, so we decided to do this one - mostly for the views. The guide was very entertaining and played the role of a British Spy - in costume. Another rain dampened day, but...Read More
Sail Date: Aug 2018
terraces seemed to close at 11pm, so we found a nice place to people watch just inside one. Koblenz is quite picturesque with lots of statues, including a one which spits at passers by - and a clock...Read More
Sail Date: Jun 2018
This is a charming village we visited independently with other cruisers, in late afternoon. We stopped for a drink at an outdoor cafe, and found the waitress friendly and helpful in choosing a local beer. As we...Read More
Sail Date: May 2018
We took the cable car across the river to the prison side, then toured the confluence of the two rivers and the giant statue of Wilhelm I. Lots of regional culture there. Particularly when we learnedthat Wilhelm’s...Read More
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