Koblenz – A city that you must have seen. The perfect place for a short holiday with family, friends or partner. The multifaceted city is one of the oldest cities in Germany and therefore has numerous castles, palaces and churches to offer. In addition, the old town invites you to shop and linger. With our ideal tips, there’s nothing standing in the way of your trip to Koblenz. Discover our top 5 attractions.
Koblenz: Location on the map & overview
The city where two rivers flow into each other, Rhine and Moselle. This place is also called the “German Corner”. Here you can find the current map of Koblenz.
Koblenz Map: Location in Germany
Koblenz is located in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and has 7 assigned postcodes. The nearest major cities are Bonn, Wiesbaden and Mainz.
And here again a closer overview from the city.
3 important facts you need to know!
You’ve always wanted to go to Koblenz. Then here are the most important facts.
- Some of the sights are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
- Koblenz was founded by the Romans and is therefore one of the oldest cities in Germany.
- The city has just under 114,000 inhabitants and is the third largest city in Rhineland-Palatinate after Mainz and Ludwigshafen.
Koblenz Dreiländereck: Drone + 360° view
The place where you can see where the Rhine and the Moselle flow together!
Koblenz from above!
Checklist: 5 tips for your holiday in Koblenz
These are 5 must-see sights!
Tip 1: Eltz Castle
Have you always dreamed of visiting a castle like in a fairy tale? Then Eltz Castle is the right place for you. It is one of the most famous castles in Germany.
Tip 2: German Corner & Cable Car
Koblenz – The city where two rivers, the Rhine and the Moselle, meet. You should not miss a ride on the cable car. From the panoramic cabins you have a spectacular view of the “Upper Middle Rhine Valley” and the “Koblenz Old Town”.
Tip 3: Boat trip through Koblenz
A must for your city trip! Two of Germany’s largest rivers flow together here, the Rhine and the Moselle – you can’t miss it. You are more the outdoor type? The Moselle is also a great place for a road trip. You can find a plan for this and the perfect stopover in Koblenz here.
Tip 4: Schängel Fountain
During a walk through the city, you may come across a fountain worth seeing. This definitely includes the Schängelbrunnen. This is decorated with a landmark of the city and symbolizes the Rhenish way of life. It stands for joie de vivre and there is even a Schängel carnival song. The historic fountain can be found in the old town in the courtyard of the town hall.
Tip 5: Eye roller at the Florinsmarkt
A photo motif that you must have seen. A figure that sticks its tongue out at the top of every hour and half hour. Crazy? Even crazier are the legends that surround it. One of them says that it represents a beheaded robber chief!
Places of interest: Route
The fastest car route to enjoy the best sights in one day.
- Journey time: 1 h 21 min
- Route: 75.5 km
Koblenz Tour on foot
Take a walk through the most beautiful places of Koblenz. This way you get to know the most beautiful places of Koblenz in only 90 minutes on foot.
- Walking distance: 1 h 27 min
- Route: 6,5 km
Similar destination: Holiday in Hamburg
You want to discover another holiday destination in the north of Germany? Then take a look at Hamburg! The city on the Elbe is known for its musicals, comedy and harbour. Also a beach holiday with harbor tours is nothing in the way.
So you can plan your trip better. Hamburg is a good 534 kilometres from Koblenz.