Promenade Closure
Permanent closure of the towpath and promenade path along the Rhine below the Pfaffendorf bridge from the wine village to the castle steps.
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Discover the Westerwald

The Westerwald is basically located between the Rhine, the Sieg and the Lahn. This beautiful region offers varied entertainment for vacationers of all kinds. From gentle paddling on the ponds of the lake district, sampling fiery brandies in a distillery to marveling at the building wonders of times past-the Westerwald offers entertainment for the whole family. So it's no wonder that this region is one of Germany's most beautiful regions!

Sights in the Westerwald
Culture Park Sayn
If you are traveling in the Westerwald, it is worth taking a detour to Bendorf. Here in the Sayn Culture Park, you can learn a lot about the fascinating production of iron. For over 100 years, iron was cast in the Sayner Hütte. Today, you can experience a piece of industrial history in an elaborate production via several augmented reality stations. Sayner Hütte is also very popular as a venue for events. Trade fairs and exhibitions are held here on a regular basis.
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Raiffeisen Bridge
Julius Caeser already built a wooden bridge over the Rhine in the vicinity in 55 B.C. in order to advance into "Geramanic territory". The Raiffeisen Bridge on the edge of the Westerwald, which can be seen here, was inaugurated in 1978 and officially opened to traffic. It is widely recognized as a cable-stayed bridge due to its distinctive pier construction and its rather untypical design for Germany.
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Römerturm am UNESCO Welterbe Limes

A unique Limes experience space was created in 1912 on the Pulverberg, at the intersection of Rheinsteig and Saynsteig. This includes the listed reconstruction of a Roman watchtower, which was extensively restored in 2009/2010. The Roman Tower at...
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Römerturm Bendorf

The site is freely accessible at all times, the Roman Tower can be visited as part of guided hikes and tours by prior arrangement. You are welcome to borrow the key to visit the Roman Tower and enjoy the wonderful view.

Discover Germany's most beautiful corners by bus & train

Germany's most beautiful corners are closer than you think! Discover the city on the Rhine, Moselle and Lahn easily by public transport. It has never been easier to explore the most beautiful places in the region, because you can get everywhere with the Germany map. Be surprised by the diversity of the region and the endless possibilities to recharge your batteries.

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Frau steht vor Schloss Stolzenfels und blickt auf einer Broschüre ©Ryne & Denise Cook
Holiday in the Westerwald

If you are on vacation in Koblenz, you should not miss a trip to the Westerwald. Lush forests, ponds and lakes as well as charming little towns invite you to an eventful vacation.

Distillery, historic towns & wild nature
Hachenburg Westerwald
The Hachenburg Westerwald enchants not only with wildly romantic paths along lonely lakeshores and through beautiful low mountain ranges, but also with charming small towns and regional crafts such as the distillation of noble brandies.
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Hachenburger Marktplatz mit Tischen und Sonnenschirmen vor Restaurants, umgeben von farbenfrohen Fachwerkhäusern und einer Kirche, im Vordergrund Äste, im Hintergrund blauer Himmel ©Tourist-Info Hachenburger Westerwald, Dominik Ketz
Neuwied Zoo
It is hard to imagine that these cuddly lion cubs will one day become majestic big cats. Neuwied Zoo is the perfect place to see not only lions, but also many other large and small animals up close. Not only school classes learn something for life here, there are also special events like evening tours at dusk or photo workshops.
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Many thanks to our regional partners in the Westerwald
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