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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Die Ufer-Bar ist zurück!
Vom 12.07. bis 06.10.2024 laden vier Koblenzer Gastronomiebetriebe und eine Sektkellerei zu sommerlichen und frühherbstlichen Abenden an die Schlossstufen.
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Die Marksburg auf einer Höhe mit Rhein und benebelten Bergen beim Sonnenuntergang ©

Discover the Taunus

The Taunus is also one of Germany's most beautiful corners - a low mountain range between the Rhine, Lahn and Main rivers. The beautiful mountain landscape of the Taunus is characterized by picturesque valleys and lush forests. You can discover the Taunus from as far away as Lahnstein. Hiking trails, cycle paths, Roman history and much more await you during your vacation in the Taunus!

Sights in the Taunus
German Limes Road
The German Limes Road takes you on an unforgettable journey into the fascinating world of the Romans. With its 700 km long route along the border wall, tower reconstructions, Limes forts, hiking trails and cycle paths, it offers a multitude of opportunities to discover the history and beauty of this region.
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Wandergruppe steht vor einem Römerturm im Wald ©Koblenz-Touristik GmbH, Philip Bruederle
Limes fort
The Limes fort in Pohl is a remarkable example of a faithful reconstruction of a Roman timber-and-earth fort with a watchtower. It offers visitors the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in life on the northern border of the vast Roman Empire around the year
100 AD. The Limes fort is also a member of the UNESCO World Heritage Upper German-Raetian Limes, which also underlines its historical significance.
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Nahansicht einer Rekonstruktion einer Limesturm mit weitblick ©Verein Deutsche Limesstraße Schneidt


Blücher Museum Blücher’s former headquarters during the Rhine crossing from 1813 to 1814.
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Marksburg Castle
The only hilltop castle on the Middle Rhine that has never been destroyed is an absolute must for visitors to the region. The majestic Marksburg towers high above and offers a fantastic view even from the valley. If you are interested in the history of knights and castle life, you will quickly become a fan after a castle tour. Because here you can immerse yourself in a bygone world. Of course, it is also worth taking a look at the beautiful Middle Rhine Valley. Perhaps you'll spot the next excursion destination on the horizon!
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Weitblick auf die Marksburg beim Sonnenuntergang ©


Sauerberg Castle, which lies in a picturesque and isolated site by Sauerthal, stands out above all thanks to its handsome, 32-metre bergfried and high dividing wall with timber frame top.The estate lies on an entry path from the Rheinsteig trail and...
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The castle is privately owned, but opens its gates for events.

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 Deutschlandticket. Let yourself be surprised by the diversity of the region and the endless opportunities to recharge your batteries.
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Frau steht vor Schloss Stolzenfels und blickt auf einer Broschüre ©Ryne & Denise Cook
Vacation in Taunus

Your vacation in the Taunus is just as unique as you are. If you would like to travel back in time and explore the year 100 AD, you should definitely visit the German Limes Road! Or would you prefer to explore the beautiful blue countryside? From Koblenz, you can discover both and explore numerous hiking trails or cycle paths.

Hiking in the Taunus
The Rheinsteig is one of the most beautiful long-distance hiking trails in Europe. This is certainly due to the 320 varied kilometers with idyllic landscapes, forests, vineyards, meadows and castles, which invite ambitious long-distance hikers and short-distance hikers alike.
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Mann steht am Zaun über dem Rhein auf dem Rheinsteig Wanderweg ©Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH/D.Ketz

Lahnwanderweg hiking trail

Discover one of the most beautiful parts along the Lahn river between Diez and Lahnstein. The hiking trail runs on higher altitudes and offers breathtaking views all over the Lahn valley and the Taunus and Westerwald plateaus. Enjoy the...
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