Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

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What to Know: The Rhine Castle Walk in Germany

Today was the official beginning of a Macs Adventure Rhine Castle Walk and time to prepare. Macs Adventure specializes in self-guided walking and bicycling tours through many countries. We chose the Rhine Castle Walk, a classic that leads from Koblenz

Historic 4th Century Ehrenbreitstein Fortress in Koblenz

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress is located on a mountain of the same name on the East bank of the Rhine (across from Koblenz proper), and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Upper Middle Rhine Valley. First settled by the Romans in

And Still More Adorable and Charming Town #3: Koblenz on the Rhine

Koblenz is a pretty 2,000-year-old German town located in the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine area with much to see. Surrounded by four low mountain ranges with cultural monuments, historical buildings, narrow alleyways, quaint squares and river promenades, Koblenz

More Adorable and Charming Town #3: Koblenz on the Rhine

Jewish History in Koblenz Opposite Florinskirche is several buildings one of which was a Jewish Synagogue. What is a synagogue? A synagogue, or a temple, is a Jewish house of worship. A sign on the building read, Commemorating the Bürresheimer yard of

Adorable and Charming Town #3: Koblenz on the Rhine

(The Deutsches Eck, Statue of Kaiser Wilhelm I, and Florinskirche/Florin Church) There’s a reason millions of travelers begin or end a cruise on the Rhine in Koblenz, which owes its name to the Romans. They constructed a castle here around

The Friendly Hotel Brenner in Koblenz, Germany

Two train tickets from Cochem to Koblenz Bahnhof cost 21 Euro total on the 10:19a train, completely filled with no seating available except in the First Class compartment. A few seats that could have been available had passenger “stuff” on