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The Tourist Information Office will be closed on April 14 due to an inventory and April 16 due to an IT changeover!
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Closure of Promenadenweg
Permanent closure of the towpath and promenade path along the Rhine below the Pfaffendorf bridge from Weindorf to the castle steps
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Passagierschiff Goethe angelegt am Rheinufer mit Festung Ehrenbreitstein im Hintergrund ©Koblenz-Touristik GmbH, Dominik Ketz

Boat tours

Experience fascinating river landscapes on the Rhine and Moselle.

Koblenz - a city that lies on two rivers. What could be better than a boat trip?
Time for a change of perspective from land to water! Explore the two different yet fascinating landscapes on the Rhine and Moselle.

Experience the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Upper Middle Rhine Valley" in a different, perhaps its most beautiful way and let the countless castles, palaces and fortresses on the banks of the Rhine glide past you. Or follow in the footsteps of wine along the Moselle and marvel at idyllic wine-growing villages next to the impressive vineyards of the Terrassenmosel, which stretch almost vertically upwards. Some of the slopes are so steep that the vines can only be planted on narrow terraces secured by dry stone walls - don't miss out on the view of this spectacular cultural landscape!

With the many themed, panoramic and round trips on offer, there is certainly something for everyone!

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One-way tickets
You can purchase individual tickets from the Tourist Information Office.
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Reisegruppe spaziert auf dem Fußweg der Rheinanlagen in Koblenz ©Koblenz-Touristik GmbH, Dominik Ketz
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We will be happy to help you organize group tickets.

Tel: +49(0)261-30388-33
E-Mail: urlaub@koblenz-touristik.de
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Boat Tours in Koblenz
Experience a Rhine cruise
The first thing you usually see when cruising along the Rhine is Schloss Stolzenfels. The castle, which was built in the 19th century, is considered a pearl of Rhine Romanticism, and not only by art historians. Still a ruin at the time, the building was given to the future King Frederick William IV of Prussia as a gift. He commissioned Karl Friedrich Schinkel to build a top-class neo-Gothic summer residence - the result can be visited by anyone today. The interiors can be visited as part of a guided tour, while the beautiful grounds with the particularly beautiful pergola garden can be visited individually. Access to the palace is via a 20-minute walk uphill through the landscaped garden with grottos and waterfalls, which was designed by Peter Joseph Lenné.
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Schloss Stolzenfels umgeben vom grünen Wald ©AdobeStock (C) Ruth P. Peterkin
Die Marksburg sitzt auf einem Hügel über dem Rhein worauf Passagierschiffe fahren ©Dominik Ketz
The Middle Rhine Valley
Find out more about the Middle Rhine Valley with its steep slopes, impressive rocky outcrops and hilltop castles.
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The view then turns left again to the other side of the Rhine, where two highlights follow. The town of Lahnstein lies directly at the mouth of the Lahn, with Lahneck Castle towering above it. A visit here is also worthwhile: During the castle tour, you can learn all kinds of interesting facts about legends and myths, the Knights Templar and Goethe, who wrote his famous spiritual greeting here.
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Luftaufnahme vom Schloss Stolzenfels mit dem Rhein und der Stadt Lahnstein im Hintergrund ©Koblenz-Touristik GmbH, Christian Görtz
Just a little further up the Rhine, Marksburg Castle rises majestically on its pedestal. The only hilltop castle on the Middle Rhine that has never been destroyed is an absolute eye-catcher. In the morning, the sun rises behind it, in the evening it catches the last rays of sunlight and is bathed in a golden veil. Visitors to Marksburg Castle can look forward to knights, cannons, castle gardens, a kitchen and bower. And of course much more, because the interiors are also very well preserved and absolutely worth seeing. For refreshments, it is worth making a detour to the castle tavern or to the small alleyways of Braubach, the village at the foot of the castle.
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Blick auf die Marksburg, umgeben von Wald, im Vordergrund der Rhein und Fachwerkhäuser ©Dominik Ketz
Experience a Moselle cruise
Not only does the Rhine have a lot to offer, a boat trip on the Moselle is also incredibly beautiful. You may not see quite as many castles here, but one special feature that the Rhine does not offer are the lock passages. The first one is right in Koblenz. Incidentally, this is also home to the Mosellum, a museum that focuses primarily on the habitat of fish. Just behind it, you can already see the first vineyards. The Koblenz district of Güls is famous for its many vineyards, which grow varieties such as Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc and Müller-Thurgau. Many winegrowers also offer regular wine tastings and cellar or vineyard tours.
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Blick auf die Mosel mit Wald am hinter den Weinfeldern am linken Ufer und einem steilen Hang mit Weinbergen am rechten Ufer ©
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Reisegruppe spaziert auf dem Fußweg der Rheinanlagen in Koblenz ©Koblenz-Touristik GmbH, Dominik Ketz
Group tickets
We will be happy to help you organize group tickets.

Tel: +49(0)261-30388-33
E-Mail: urlaub@koblenz-touristik.de
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Shipping companies in Koblenz

On the Rhine, numerous shipping companies, such as Marksburgschifffahrt Vomfell, offer large and small castle cruises, some of which go as far as Boppard or even to the Loreley. The historic paddle steamer Goethe from Köln-Düsseldorfer sails daily from Koblenz to Bingen and back again. In addition to tours on the Rhine, the Gilles passenger boat company also offers trips on the Moselle as far as Winningen.

Pier no. 4-5
Köln-Düsseldorfer Deutsche Rheinschifffahrt AG
Panorama cruises, musical event cruises with dance and entertainment program, disco parties, boat tours, fairy tale cruises and children's parties.

Cruising time: mid-April to the end of October
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Köln-Düsseldorfer Schiff angelegt am Rheinufer in Koblenz ©Koblenz-Touristik GmbH, Dominik Ketz
Jetty no. 2 & 9
Gilles passenger shipping
(Company) celebrations, conferences, seminars or round trips between Koblenz and Vallendar as well as special trips.

Travel time: mid-April to the end of October
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Schiff Gilles fährt vor der Festung Ehrenbreitstein auf dem Rhein in Koblenz ©GDKE, Pfeuffer
Pier no. 10
Marksburg boat trip Vomfell
Trips between Koblenz and Braubach as well as various special trips to festivities on the Rhine and Moselle. Around 100 own event and themed trips.

Travel time: mid-April to the end of October
Find out more about Marksburgschifffahrt Vomfell
Schiff La Paloma fährt vor der Festung Ehrenbreitstein auf dem Rhein in Koblenz ©Koblenz-Touristik GmbH

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