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Koblenz: 2-Hour Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine

Koblenz: 2-Hour Sightseeing Cruise on the Rhine

Welcome aboard the comfortable and exclusive ship La Paloma for a cruise in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley World Heritage Site. On no other stretch of the Rhine are the castles and palaces so beautifully strung together. On board the La Paloma, you can relax and enjoy the view. Start in Koblenz and first sail a short distance down the Rhine with a view of the Rhine in front of Koblenz, the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, and the famous "Deutsche Eck" (German Corner). At the mouth of the Moselle, the ship turns around and makes its way up the Rhine to Braubach to Marksburg Castle. The cruise takes you past the Electoral Palace of Koblenz (Kufürstliches Schloss Koblenz), the Koblenz Brewery, Lahneck Castle, Stolzenfels Castle and the Königsstuhl in Rhens. In Braubach (castle Marksburg) the ship turns around and sails back to Koblenz.

Koblenz: Rhine Valley Castles and Palaces Boat Tour

Koblenz: Rhine Valley Castles and Palaces Boat Tour

Hop into a boat in Koblenz and take a tour of the Middle Rhine Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the highest density of historic palaces and castles in the world. Marvel at the spectacular architecture as you cruise along the River Rhine. Head to the meeting point to begin your tour. Once in the boat, set off along one of the most beautiful stretches of the Rhine, the gateway to the World Heritage Site of the Lower Middle Rhine Valley. Pass various castles and palaces on the ride, including Electoral Palace, Lahneck Castle, and Stolzenfels Castle. See a historic wine village, and admire the Lahn estuary's Johanneskloster and All Saints Chapel. Take in views of Deutsches Eck, Martinsburg, Marksburg, and more in the verdant riverside scenery. During the tour, onboard catering is available for you to grab a drink or bite to eat.

Koblenz: Old Town Sightseeing Cruise along the Rhine

Koblenz: Old Town Sightseeing Cruise along the Rhine

Discover one of Germany's oldest cities on a sightseeing cruise along the Rhine in Koblenz. Marvel at the Electoral Palace, Lahneck Castle, the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, and more, and listen to interesting commentary as you travel. Board the cruise in the heart of Koblenz and set out to discover this historic city from the water. See one of the city's most iconic locations, Deutsches Eck, where the Rhine and Moselle rivers meet as you head towards the island of Niederwerth. Sail past the idyllic area of Vallendar, marvel at the imposing Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, enjoy views of the city's Old Town, and more, all while listening to interesting facts about these sights through the boat's speaker system. At the end of your cruise, you'll return to the starting point, the ideal spot from which to explore the city's sights on foot. 

Koblenz: Panoramic Cruise on Moselle River to Winningen

Koblenz: Panoramic Cruise on Moselle River to Winningen

Unsere 2,5 Stündige Moselrundfahrt zeigt Ihnen nicht nur die Sehenswürdigkeiten von Koblenz sondern auch den Zauber von Vaterrhein und Muttermosel. Wenn sich die Scheusentore hinter uns schliessen nehmen wir abschied vom Wilden Rhein und erreichen sie sanfte Mosel. Unsere Rundfahrt führt entlang der Weinberge von Güls und Winningen. Diese sind dann die ersten Weinberge der Untermosel bzw. der Terassenmosel. Der Blick in Weinberge mit ihren Steillagen lädt zum ein oder anderen Gläschen Wein an Bord ein.

Koblenz: Sightseeing Shippingtour around Koblenz

Koblenz: Sightseeing Shippingtour around Koblenz

Welcome aboard the comfortable and exclusive ship La Paloma for a cruise in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley World Heritage Site. On no other stretch of the Rhine are the castles and palaces so beautifully strung together. On board the La Paloma, you can relax and enjoy the view. Start in Koblenz and first sail a short distance down the Rhine with a view of the Rhine in front of Koblenz, the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, and the famous "Deutsche Eck" (German Corner). At the mouth of the Moselle, the ship turns around and makes its way up the Rhine to Stolzenfels Castle. The cruise takes you past the Electoral Palace of Koblenz (Kufürstliches Schloss Koblenz), the Koblenz Brewery, Lahneck Castle, Stolzenfels Castle. In Stolzenfels the ship turns around and sails back to Koblenz.

Koblenz: Sundowner Shipping

Koblenz: Sundowner Shipping

Come on board the comfortable and exclusive ship La Paloma and enjoy an evening cruise into the sunset. A place on deck, a view of the water, a little wind in your face, summer hits in the background, a cocktail in your hand and delicious snacks from our galley - a summer evening like on vacation! Enjoy the panorama of Koblenz and the Middle Rhine Valley from the water.

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.

Koblenz: Christmas Boat Tour with Mulled Wine

Koblenz: Christmas Boat Tour with Mulled Wine

Get in the Christmas spirit with a sightseeing cruise complete with Christmas music. Take in Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, Deutsches Eck, and the mouth of the Moselle. Relax with a glass of mulled wine on the open-air deck as you enjoy views of Koblenz from the water. Board the boat for a round-trip to take in Koblenz. Sip a delicious mulled wine or punch from the mulled wine bar on the open-air deck as you sail past Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and Deutsches Eck. Purchase food onboard to pair with your drink. Get in the Christmas mood with festive music. Purchase food onboard to enjoy with your drink as you pass the former medieval fortress Stolzenfels Castle on the left bank of the Rhine. Be swept away by the Romanticism of the castle, the festive atmosphere onboard the boat, and the magic of Christmas.

Koblenz: Historical Sparkling Wine Museum Guided Tour

Koblenz: Historical Sparkling Wine Museum Guided Tour

This tour accompanies you into the depths (elevator available) of the former sparkling wine cellars of the Deinhard company founded in 1794. Since 1843 sparkling wines have been produced here by using the traditional bottle fermentation process. With a professional guide you will experience the history of the house and the work steps of viticulture. Using original equipment, you will learn the way from the grape to the wine to the mysterious origin of the sparkling wine. The adventure tour ends with a tasting of a glass of sparkling wine.

Koblenz: Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App

Koblenz: Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App

Explore Koblenz on your terms with this self-guided audio tour, accessible on your smartphone! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this historic city at your own pace and in your preferred language. This self-guided audio tour offers you the flexibility to choose your destinations and decide how long you wish to spend at each site. With a history spanning over 2,000 years, Koblenz gracefully brings together the ancient and the modern, offering visitors a rich tapestry of cultural, historical, and scenic experiences. One of the iconic symbols of Koblenz is the German Corner, where the two rivers meet. Here, a monumental equestrian statue of Emperor William I observes the confluence, and it has become a poignant landmark symbolizing the unity of Germany. Adjacent to this, the impressive cable car of Koblenz provides an aerial journey to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, offering panoramic views over the city and its picturesque surroundings. The charming Old Town (Altstadt) of Koblenz invites explorers to stroll through its narrow, winding streets, discovering historic squares, romantic courtyards, and a diverse array of dining and shopping opportunities. The Basilica of St. Castor, with its profound history and impressive architecture, and the Schängel Fountain, symbolizing the mischievous boy that has become a city mascot, are among numerous sites that narrate tales of the city's past and its cultural nuances. Koblenz is also a gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, which is renowned for its spectacular landscapes, historic towns, and venerable vineyards. With its strategic location, the city serves as a splendid base for exploring the romantic castles, legendary lore, and viticultural riches of the region. We have carefully crafted the most beautiful walking route for you and gathered more than 33 captivating and interesting stories. You'll pass by all the well-known landmarks but will also be surprised by new discoveries and hidden gems. Explore Koblenz's rich history, embrace its vibrant present, and be delighted by its captivating legends and stories. Whether you're embarking on a solo adventure, enjoying a romantic city stroll with your partner or exploring the city with friends or family, our self-guided audio tour caters to all preferences. Plus, you'll receive a nice discount when you do the tour with companions.

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What people are saying about Koblenz

Overall rating

4.6
(60 reviews)

Fantastic staff, ( big shout out to Sylvia and Dorian especially) beautiful scenery, food and drink prices very reasonable. Loved the cherry sauce waffles and the special coffee. We loved every minute.

Everything was as described. It was fun, even for the children. Information was good, not too much but still informative. Booking and tickets via the app also worked very well. We would book again!

Audio guide could be a little louder. Please note that there can be a strong wind on top of the deck.

the audio on the PA system was not clearly audible...can be improved

Entertaining tour with lots of information in a pleasant atmosphere