Koblenz Lake & Mountain Holidays
Koblenz is located on the famous 'Deutsches Eck' (German Corner) where the rivers Rhine and Moselle meet. The 2,000-year-old Roman city has an abundance of cultural monuments and historic buildings, narrow lanes and alleyways. No visit to Koblenz is complete without a stroll along the promenade with its lively wine tavern and restaurant scene. The town is the gateway to the 'Romantic Rhine' and also gives access to the outdoor charms of three low mountain ranges which converge here as well.
Koblenz houses various shops, restaurants and cosy bars in the city centre brimming with a historic atmosphere. The town's main shopping centre is Löhr Centre.
- Flight time from London: 1 hour 25 min
- Frankfurt Airport: 111km from the city centre; transfer time about 1 hour
- Currency: Euro
St. Kastor Basilica
The oldest surviving church in Koblenz, St Castor'sdates all the way back to 836. The Romanesque style church has been at the centre of politcal and historical events throughout the years and now creates part of the iconic silhouette of Koblenz Old Town.
Rising above the Rhien River on the south side of the city is the glorious Stolzenfels Castle.A vision of ornated gables and medievel fotifications, the castle was rebuilt in 1823 as a summer residence to King Friedrich Wilhelm IV. Explore the untouched rooms and see the lavish paintings, weapons, armour and furnishings within.
Situated on the right bank of the Rhine and towering 118m above the river is the imposing fortress of Festung Ehrenbreitstein. Levelled by Napolean in 1801, the fortress was since rebuilt by the Prussians and now offers magnificent views from the ramparts as well as a museum and restaurant.
The GHOTEL 3* hotel and living Koblenz is ideally located near to the railway station and centre of town.