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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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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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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
Sayn
Sayn Cultural Park
If you are traveling in the Westerwald, it is worth making a detour to Bendorf. Here in the Sayn Cultural Park, you can learn a lot about the fascinating production of iron. Iron was cast in the Sayn ironworks for over 100 years. Today, you can experience a piece of industrial history in an elaborate production with several augmented reality stations. Sayner Hütte is also a very popular venue for events. Trade fairs and exhibitions are regularly held here.
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Raiffeisen bridge
Julius Caeser built a wooden bridge over the Rhine very close by in 55 BC in order to advance into "Geraman territory". The Raiffeisen Bridge on the edge of the Westerwald, which you can see here, was inaugurated in 1978 and officially opened to traffic. It is widely recognized as a cable-stayed bridge due to its striking pillar construction and its rather untypical design for Germany.
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Bendorf

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

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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 visitors not only with wild and romantic paths along secluded lakeshores and through beautiful low mountain ranges, but also with charming little towns and regional crafts such as the distillation of fine 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
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Neuwied Zoo
It's 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 do school classes learn something for life here, there are also special events such as evening tours at dusk or photography workshops.
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