Koblenz — some also still call it Coblenz — is located in the charming scenery of the Rhine and Moselle river, bordered by four low mountain ranges. It is a more than 2,000-year-old city with plenty of enlightening monuments and historic buildings.
Situated in the federal state Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz), its peaceful lanes and constricted alleyways, the calm and cheerful ambiance of its squares and river promenades make it a pleasant city where its visitors feel right at home.
While strolling all the way through the city’s momentous center with its slender lanes and romantic squares, you might wish to go shopping, or just to have a break in one of the countless sidewalk cafés.
A gentle walk from St Florin’s Market to Old Mint Square and Jesuits’ Square will take you past significant monuments such as medieval churches and brilliantly restored historic house fronts.
It offers you a grand shopping experience as gorgeous shops fascinating you to shopping in historic surroundings. In the dusk, you could enjoy wine and dine in an indoor or outdoor restaurant.
In Koblenz, you will be able to stroll calmly by the side of the rivers watching barges and boats passing by. Take pleasure in scenic walks and cycle routes or take a river cruise and have the benefit of water sports, golf, horse riding, swimming or whatever else you may need to get your heart and circulation going.
This city as well as the rivers winding their way between castellated mountains, is perfect for a lively holiday in a picturesque and exciting surrounding. For individuals who desire to take it easier, here are numerous potentials for soothing body and spirit with its delightful atmosphere.
Savoring the wines and relishing the specialties of this region is an exceptional experience, highly appreciated by everyone. Regional serving dishes such as Deppekooche together with a young or dry Riesling, are simply tempting. Homemade food is offered with wine and you will surely enjoy the local cuisine.
Guests and visitors are often treated like members of the family. If you drop in at the right time, it may not take long before everyone is joining in songs about “Father Rhine” and sweet “Mother Moselle.”
Throughout the year, you may witness the flurries of cultural activities. You will see classical open-air concerts in front of the Prince Elector’s Palace and choral concerts at Schloss Stolzenfels. A variety of street festivals as well as appealing museums and art galleries complete the choice.
In Koblenz, you will even find fortress walls and castle towers, palaces and patrician houses with some UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Additionally, the impressive Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, sitting high atop a hill overlooking the Rhine, Moselle, and the city of Koblenz, withstood many wars and fights.
All in all, there are too many excellent reasons to visit Koblenz and enjoy life in one of the most beautiful corners of Germany.