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Reichsburg Cochem

Schlossstrasse 36, 56812 Cochem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 (0) 26 71 - 2 55
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Cochem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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Marietta, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We had an excellent tour with Klaus who told us all about this fortress high above the village of Cochem. The views of the valley from here were beautiful as was the castle itself. We went inside some of the rooms which had been restored very well. This is a great place to visit!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

however did not like thefact that they did not have english guide through out the castle, although high %age of tourist were non-germans

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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428 reviews 428 reviews
104 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

The Mosel’s most beautiful schloss. I did the tour years ago – it’s okay. This time we brought a friend from the states for the photo ops of and from the castle. Really nice castle to see.

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Dallas, TX
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

There is a bus that leaves from the information center in Cochem but we decided to walk up to the castle. Since we were early we got a really nice private tour from docent Kome. Very nice and funny. The views are spectacular of Cochem and the Mosel Valley. They have added a very nice terrace to drink wine or... More

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have visited many castles in France and Germany, so thought we might not do a tour of this one in Cochem. We are so glad we took the guided tour (€5 per adult). Although the guide spoke in German, she could also speak French and little English. We were given a typed sheet written in English to follow her... More

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Somerset, England
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

You can visit this castle via a shuttle bus from the bus depot. It is well worth seeing and is one of the biggest castle I have ever seen. If you do not have time to visit then you can get good views and commentary by taking the Noddy Train from the town centre.

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Yucca Valley, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Setting, view, location, Architecture all wonderful. I am baffled as to why Cochem is not more well known. Disney could not have imagined a more wonderful arrangement of river, oldtown and Castle on the hill surrounded by world famous vineyards. Cochem is a homerun and Germany itself was such a pleasure to visit. We liked its affordability and its homey... More

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Westminster, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The preservation of this castle is amazing, a lot of history behind it and definitely worth the extra money to pay for the tour. It's a lot of info so if you're not into history you might find it boring.

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Haifa, Israel
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very butifull castle! Inside and outside. Outstanding view! Unfortunately falkony demonstration in German only. Boring without understand any explanation. Overall the visit was nice for us, but boring for our teenagers kids.

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Reichsburg is the proverbial castle on the hill. The interior is a hodge-podge of historical eras - some very iconic castle stuff. Gaining access to a tour of the castle can be very stressful if you are in Cochem on a busy holiday or weekend. Your time would be better spent enjoying the views of the town and the river,... More

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