Rhine guide from Mainz to Koblenz

by Wolfgang Kootz

Publisher: Kanig-Verlag in Heidelberg

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  Fahrt von Koblenz nach Mainz. Exploring Romantic Rhine River Valley Germany. The 8 Must-see Places, Castles, Monuments And Sights - Duration: Tips For Travell views. See below for detailed itinerary» Day 1 Frankfurt (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception Day 2 Mainz–Rüdesheim–Bingen: Choice of visit to the Eberbach Monastery, or Eltville guided tour with wine tasting, or nature walk in Eltville; free time in Rüdesheim Day 3 Rhine Gorge–Boppard–Engers: Cruise through the Rhine Gorge; choice of visit to Marksburg Castle, or Ehrenbreitstein. Described as the “Pearl of the Rhine”, Boppard features steep vineyards, scenic promenades along the river, and Germany’s oldest intact Roman fort walls. After taking in the view, we continue cycling to beautiful Koblenz, at the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle rivers. In Koblenz we rejoin the ship and follow the Moselle to s: The name Koblenz originates from Latin (ad) confluentes, confluence or "(at the) merging of rivers". Subsequently it was Covelenz and Cobelenz. In the local dialect the name is Kowelenz. After Mainz and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, it is the third largest city in Rhineland-Palatinate in terms of population. Koblenz lies in the Rhineland, 92 kilometers (57 mi) southeast of Cologne by rail.

  Come explore the must-see sights in the Romantic Rhine Valley along the Rhine River, specifically the 67 kilometres between Rudesheim and Koblenz that is .   (This fare is for example from Mainz to anywhere north of Bad Salzig, or Cologne to any stop south of Koblenz, or Bonn to Boppard). Travelers planning such long cruises may even save more if discount advance purchase tickets are available, e.g. Get Your Guide currently has a KD Rhine Pass valid on all KD boats for only €35 per day. River Rhine Valley. The West Rhine Railway is one of the most beautiful and famous railway lines in Germany. It runs from Cologne via Bonn and Koblenz to Mainz. Its most recognisable part is from Koblenz to Bingen where the trains run directly along the Rhine and its numerous bends. This part of the valley even is part of the World Heritage.

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Germany's Rhine & Mosel Valleys: Mainz, Cologne, Bonn, Trier & Beyond Willem Bekker. Rhine guide from Mainz to Koblenz book of 5 stars From the source to the Rhine at Koblenz (A Cicerone Guides) Mike Wells. out of 5 stars Paperback. Rhine River Travel Guide (Unanchor) - A 5. Rhine Guide (from Mainz to Koblenz) Paperback – January 1, by Wolfgang Kootz (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Rhine guide from Mainz to Koblenz book other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, January 1, Price: $ Koblenz - Mainz takes nearly 12 hours (this direction forces you to cruise against the current) and includes some dull parts that do not need to be cruised.

Standard fare would be about €57 each (KD cruises.) If you are waking up in Koblenz and want to end up in Mainz that day, try this instead train to Bingen (about 40 minutes). Anyone know of a guidebook for the Rhine and Mosel Valley areas?. I am most specifically interested in the Rhine from Mainz to Koblenz, and the Mosel over to Cochem.I know there are likely no guide books that EXCLUSIVELY look at these areas, but a guide book with a.

The most popular section of the Rhine itself is between Cologne and Mainz. Moselle cruises operate between Koblenz and Trier. The main route. Mainz (/ m aɪ n t s /; German: [maɪ̯nt͡s] (); Latin: Mogontiacum, French: Mayence) is the capital and largest city of Rhineland-Palatinate, city is located on the Rhine river at its confluence with the Main river, opposite Wiesbaden on the border with is an independent city with a population of() and forms part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Country: Germany.

Michelin Green Guide has a decent summary on one of the most scenic parts of the Rhine from Bingen to towns, like Mainz and Köln (), are well describe under their own was my favorite guide when I toured by is bit heavy for me to lug around.

Koblenz (German: [ˈkoːblɛnts] (); French: Coblence), spelled Coblenz beforeis a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine where it is joined by the Moselle. Koblenz was established as a Roman military post by Drusus around 8 B.C. Its name originates from the Latin (ad) cōnfluentēs, meaning "(at the) confluence" of the two rivers.

The actual confluence is today known as the Country: Germany. Strategically situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Main Rivers, Mainz has been the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate since This lively city has a sizeable university, pretty pedestrian precincts and a savoir vivre dating from Napoleon's occupation (–).

The Rhine Pass is valid on all the scheduled KD day excursion cruises along the Rhine between Cologne and Mainz, as well as the Moselle between Koblenz and Cochen. In general, you choose the pass in the direction you are going. Book Now Here with our partner TravelToe. Our Booking Partner, TravelToe.

This is much better than rail travel. You can view the Rhine Valley from it's best vantage point - the Rhine river itself. The Rhine Pass is valid on all scheduled KD day cruises between Cologne and Mainz, as well as the Moselle between Koblenz and Cochen except special theme cruises.

Departure Dates/Times: See Schedule. Commences: Koblenz, Germany. Mainz is the state capital of Rhineland Palatinate, located in the southwest of Germany. It has long been the civilized capital of the region, with Romans choosing this location at the confluence of the Rhine and the Main rivers to build a cathedral around 38 BC.

Since that time, the city has continued to develop and offers everything from wine festivals and river cruises, to cathedrals and. Cruise the most castle-studded stretch of the romantic Rhine as you listen for the song of the treacherous Loreley. For hands-on thrills, climb through the Rhineland's greatest castle, Rheinfels, above the town of St.

Goar. Castle connoisseurs will also enjoy the fine interior of Marksburg Castle. Explore Koblenz holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | At the confluence of the Rhine and Moselle Rivers and the convergence of three low mountain ranges – the Hunsrück, the Eifel and the Westerwald – the Romans founded a military stronghold they.

Rome2rio makes travelling from Mainz to Koblenz easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Mainz to Koblenz right here. Rhine Valley Line scenic train route The West Rhine railway pulls out of charming Mainz and glides into the charm and charisma of the wine producing region.

It meanders along the west bank of the River Rhine, showcasing the calm water and vineyard-laden slopes of the valleys it passes through. Koblenz is an interesting and lively city, where the Rhine and the Mosel converge. This bike and barge holiday is centered around the Rhine Cycle Route.

Following this route you will see and feel the rich history of this majestic river form the Romans to the Industrial Revolution and from the WWII to the German reunification. Koblenz is the gateway to the Middle Rhine UNESCO World Heritage site and is happily situated on not one but two world-famous rivers - the Rhine and the Moselle.

What better way to experience this stunning area than on a ship. Travel along the Middle Rhine and dream of castles and fairy tales while enjoying the breathtaking scenery all around you/5(67).

Answer 1 of 3: I am taking a cruise on the Rhine - Basel to Amsterdam - and would like to find a guide book that covers the towns along the way. If there is no specific book just on the Rhine cities, perhaps an overall Germany guide book that has a section (s.

It became a powerful center in the Middle Ages, when it controlled trade on both the Rhine and the Mosel. Air raids during World War II destroyed 85% of the city, but extensive restoration has. While the Rhine is over miles long, the mile stretch from Mainz to Koblenz is by far the most interesting.

This is the Romantic Rhine, a powerful stretch of the river slashing a deep and scenic gorge. And the best way to see it is to cruise it. Guidebook detailing a stage cycle tour along the River Rhine, with clear route description andmapping. The km route passes through six countries, varied scenery and outstanding historical and cultural interest.

Mosel and Rhine River castles - a full guide to the best castles near Koblenz, Germany. Find out how to visit Burg Eltz, Burg Katz and Cochem Castle. The Archbishop and Elector of Mainz, Siegfried of Eppenstein, built the fortress in the 13th century. Due to its fantastic location both at Rhine and Mosel Rivers, Koblenz is an ideal.

Looking at the schedule, it doesn't look like you can go from Cologne to Mainz in one day. Since you'd be going against the current, it would be a slow trip in any event. The interesting bit of the Rhine is between Rudesheim and Braubach.I've taken the trip a couple of times and starting in Rudesheim, travelling down to Braubach, getting out there to visit Marksburg Castle is a great daytrip.

Start in Mainz and end in Amsterdam. With the river cruise tour Romantic Rhine Cruise (Mainz-Amsterdam), you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Mainz, Germany and 7 other destinations in Europe. Romantic Rhine Cruise (Mainz-Amsterdam) includes accommodation as 4/5(11). The Ludwig Museum Koblenz (Deutschherrenhaus, Danziger Freiheit 1, Koblenz; 00 49 ) is also worth a visit (pounds to pounds depending on the exhibition; children go free) and.

Behind the Rhine bridge there is the station Mainz-Kastel with S-Bahn line S1, S9 and Stadt-Express SE10 from Frankfurt to Wiesbaden. By Car. Mainz is ringed by the A60 from Bingen / Rüsselsheim and the A and A from Wiesbaden, at the northern end of the A63 from Kaiserslautern.

A61 from Koblenz; A66 from Fulda; A3/A67 Frankfurt am Main. "The current is fast - upriver takes about 3x as long as downriver." It's fast but not that fast. Going north, Bingen to Koblenz is hrs., 6 hrs.

if you turn it around. I don't recommend cruising for longer than about 2 hours; it can become tedious, uncomfortable. Koblenz, also spelled Coblenz or Coblence, is a German city situated on both banks of the Rhine at its confluence with the Moselle, where the Deutsches Eck and its monument are situated.

Book flights. Round trip per person starts from $ Book hotels. 25+ 3-star hotels. Points of interest. Guide on EuroVelo 15 - Rhine Cycle Route [Cicerone] The guidebook contains stage-by-stage instructions to the full route from the river's source in the Swiss Alps to the mouth in the Netherlands.

There are clear map extracts and detailed route descriptions, to direct the cyclist along the entire route. Colourphoto Guide: The Rhine from Mainz to Koblenz (with color map pullout).

HB Bild Atlas Pfalz Pfälzer Wald. Lot of 2* German Map Books, RHINE Color Photo Guide with Map Pullout, Bild Atlas | eBaySeller Rating: % positive.Rhineland-Palatinate is a state known for its castles and vineyards.

The enchanting region has a dense forest around which lie quaint towns with churches and ruins. Embark on outdoor activities, such as hiking or camping, in the great wilderness of this picturesque terrain.

Consider the Roman influence on the area in its largest city, Mainz.Start in Mainz and end in Amsterdam! With the river cruise tour Legendary Rhine Cruise (Mainz-Amsterdam), you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Mainz, Germany and 7 other destinations in Europe.

Legendary Rhine Cruise (Mainz-Amsterdam) includes /5(8).