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From Alken: Return Day Trip by Boat to Cochem

From Alken: Return Day Trip by Boat to Cochem

Embark on a day trip to Cochem aboard the MS Goldstück. After departure, cruise along the Moselle River towards Cochem. Pass through a lock that raises the boat 5-6 meters. Enjoy the wonderful views of the Moselle Valley area with quaint villages, vineyards, and castles. Admire the views of the Moselle Valley, before arriving in the charming town of Cochem. Around noon, disembark in the town of Cochem and use 2.5 hours of free time to explore the charming streets of the Old Town. Discover the market square and wander amongst the alleys and laneways, admiring the beautiful architecture of the half-timbered houses. Hike up to Cochem Reichsburg for fantastic panoramic vistas of the surrounding area, or choose to take the chairlift. Stop for a drink in one of the numerous wine bars or browse the shops for some local products, before heading back to Alken on the boat.

2-River Day-trip by boat to Koblenz and return from Alken

2-River Day-trip by boat to Koblenz and return from Alken

Hop onboard for a day trip from Alken/Mosel for sightseeing cruise to Koblenz /Rhine. Depart from Alken and head along the Moselle river to Koblenz. Enjoy views of old castles, terraced vineyards, forests, steep mountain slopes, and the surrounding Kobern-Gondorf and Winningen passing charming riverside scenes. After the second lock in Koblenz we arrive Koblenz and the UNESCO-listed Middle Rhine. /p> Around noon, explore the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) in Koblenz home to one of the most poignant memorials to German unity in the country a taste of the historic ans enjoy 2.5 hours of free time to explore the place on your own. See several monuments dedicated to German history, such as the equestrian statue of William I, the first German Emperor, erected in 1897 in appreciation of his role in the unification of Germany. You can take the cable car over the Rhine to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress for panoramic views of the Deutsches Eck from the top. Stop by wine bars and restaurants or shop for souvenirs. 2.30 pm the ship start the return journey from the Rhine to the Moselle with the villages Winningen, Kobern, Oberfell, Kattenes, Alken, Löf and Brodenbach.

Alken: Oberfell and Moselkern Sightseeing Cruise

Alken: Oberfell and Moselkern Sightseeing Cruise

- This cruise starts in Alken or you can also hopp on in Brodenbach, Löf, Kattenes, Oberfell - The first turning point is near Oberfell into the catchment lake of the lock. - Admire the view of the Moselle Valley with quaint villages, vineyards and castles - The cruise go along Oberfell and Moselkern - The second turning point is Moselkern - After 2 hours you are back at the departure place - During the cruise you get information in german language sometimes also in dutch or english language

From Alken: Moselle Valley Sightseeing Cruise

From Alken: Moselle Valley Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy the round-trip cruise by boat through the lovely landscape of the Moselle-valley. We start in Alken with castles the Burg Thurant, pass the villages Löf and Brodenbach, and show the vineyards. Perhaps you like to taste a glass of Riesling wine? Purchase a glass to enjoy along the way. Marvel at the unique view of the older villages with half-timbered houses, romantic churches, and more. After passing Hatzenport with the small island we can see in the valley the Burg Bischofstein (built by bishop Arnold II from Trier) next to Burgen. The round cruise takes 1.5 hours through one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Mosel.

Evening-Cruise to the fireworks of the Cochemer Winefest.

Evening-Cruise to the fireworks of the Cochemer Winefest.

- The cruise starts in Alken, Löf, Brodenbach, and Burgen. - Enjoy this cruise when we pass the lock Müden and enjoy wine-villages and an amazing landscape. - After 2 hours we arrive in Cochem - an amazing view to the evening-delighted town and to the castles Reichsburg of Cochem. - There we have a unique view to the fireworks. It starts from a boat in the middle of the Moselle and the sciene is unique with the castle and the bridge - On the way back you can admire the view to the lighted castles and the wonderful Moselle Valley.

Cruise to the fireworks of Winninger vinefestival

Cruise to the fireworks of Winninger vinefestival

This evening cruise to the fireworks Winningen (there is vinefestival) is only once a year We depart with the MS Goldstück from Brodenbach (7 pm) or Löf (7.10 pm) or Alken (7.20 pm) Enjoy the cruise with passing the lock Lehmen Dont miss the unique views to the castles in Alken, Gondorf, Kobern When we arrive in Winningen we show the fireworks On the way back we admire the lighted villages and castles

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