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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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Interesting Burg with a stunning view

We had a guided tour and were taken up to Reichsburg Castle by taxi, but if you are medium fit you can also walk up. The Castle guide spoke both German and English to us and they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Tromso, Norway
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Tromso, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 NEW

We had a guided tour and were taken up to Reichsburg Castle by taxi, but if you are medium fit you can also walk up. The Castle guide spoke both German and English to us and they even had an information sheet in Norwegian for us! Pleasant surprise, I must say. He made the tour very interesting by illustrating the... More 

Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

One of my wife's fav castle tours, despite her not understanding a single word the tour guide spoke! The English briefing notes are helpful, but you will miss some of the tour guides' stories as they will be recited in German. The views from the balcony to the city/river below are worth it alone, a must when in Cochem!

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

This castle is everything that you would expect it to be ...... On a hill 1000 feet above Cochem the castle dominates the town and the immediate area. A sort of folly this castle was bought and rebuilt in the latter half of 19 century as a holiday home for a rich Berlin Businessman. A fantasy project it works well... More 

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The castle and its interior are in excellent condition and well worth the effort of seeing. However, the castle can only be explored with a guided tour which are only offered in German while information is provided in many languages, on paper. The additional information provided is quite limited however. Another drawback is that it is evident that the tour... More 

Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

No English spoken your, you accompany german tour with english translation on paper. Great terrace to have a coffee/beer witha good view. Take the shuttle bus up and walk down.

Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is a MUST SEE if you're anywhere in the area of Cochem! In fact it is much more interesting that the crowded, tourist-laden town itself. Set on a perfect out cropping of a stage the castle is perfectly positioned to view all potential invaders from either direction of the mighty Mosel river. The castle is adorned, inside and out... More 

Bozeman, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

It's a very steep hike to the castle, but worth the view. The grounds are lovely and it was definitely worth the walk. Public transport also serves the facility.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Wonderful castle, looks authentic and feels very game of thrones like. We were there on a very snowy Januarry day and had a tour in English and German. We also got a flyer about the History. The tour is very boring, but the interior is cool and the view is amazing.

Boise, ID
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Steep walk up and down from the castle, but the views of the Moselle river valley were well worth the effort. Tour was in German only which was a disappointment. We were given an information sheet in English that followed along room by room. They had the information sheets in several languages so ask before buying tickets if you don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

It s a very nice place and very well preserved. Unfotunatelly it has only german language and some flyers in English. The view is very nice from this place. It s a nit difficult to walk till there from the village but if you do not feel to do it you can take a taxi. You might need to wait... More 


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