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Reichsburg Cochem

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Address: Schlossstrasse 36, 56812 Cochem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 26 71 - 2 55
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Terrific time at the castle

This is definitely worthwhile. We only had 4 people on our tour, which was done in German, as well as English. It's a 40 minute tour which was informative and interesting. This... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This is definitely worthwhile. We only had 4 people on our tour, which was done in German, as well as English. It's a 40 minute tour which was informative and interesting. This is a 15 minute, uphill walk from the center of town (fairly strenuous). This tour can be done in the morning, and you will still have the rest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This was another interesting German castle. It dates back to the eleventh century. It has an interesting history--kings, wars, etc. Eventually it fell into ruin and stayed that way until around 1868 when it was purchased and rebuilt. It has both Gothic and Romanesque qualities. Don't miss the Witches Tower.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful castle. Once you are on top the scenery is breath-taking. requires a bit of walk to reach it but the climb is not that steep. You can get in with a tour only. The tour was in German but the guide (at least ours did) translated most of the stuff in English, plus she gave us a brochure with... More 

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Stockbridge, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful castle on a hill in Cochem. We enjoyed our visit. The courtyard is lovely and the castle is furnished with period pieces.

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Landstuhl, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to visit. I first visited this city to run it 10k run. The run up to the castle at the end was challenging to say the least! I enjoyed it vast wine selection. I have enjoyed the caste and it breathtaking views. I went to one Resturant on the other side of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Cochem is approximately 45 minutes via train from Koblenz and approximately 1 hr and 45 minutes via train from Cologne. The train ride is very picturesque. Cochem is a small town with the castle the Main attraction. However, Cochem is an excellent choice for a day trip if u r in Cologne

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Although this castle was rebuilt due to a fire in 1689, it is still very impressive. They are trying to fill it with furniture in medieval style to give it a genuine feel. Coming from a ship, we were driven up the steep hill. I wouldn't want to walk up. The castle is extremely large with a very dark exterior.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Reichsburg Cochem is one of our favorites so instead of seeing new things, this trip we revisted some of our favorites like Burg Eltz, Reichsburg Cochem, Rudesheim, Tubingen, etc. It's difficult catching everything on the German tour even with the English handout but the English tour was pretty simple to follow along with. Beautiful furnishings and brilliant building design.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We really wished they would offer an English-speaking tour. They give you a sheet of paper with descriptions of each room you visit during the tour but it is very basic. We know the tour guide was offering much more info but we couldn't understand most of it. :-(

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Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Traveled from Berg Eltz to Cochem for the castle tour. From the river you can see the castle high up on a hill. Very impressive view. We ended walking up some narrow streets to get up to the castle path, when we realized there was a parking lot up there. Good exercise I guess. Great views of the town below... More 

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