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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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This castle is actually a 19th century summer home built on the ruins of a medieval castle. The tour is a lot of fun. It is only offered in German with a handout in English... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This castle is actually a 19th century summer home built on the ruins of a medieval castle. The tour is a lot of fun. It is only offered in German with a handout in English. However, the guide did a great job sharing little details with everyone. If you're in Cochem it is well worth a stop.

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Westminster, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is not a medieval castle, but an 19th century remodel. It is more like a chateau than a castle but the tour (7 furnished rooms) is very nice. The tour is only in German, but they provide printed information on each room in numerous other languages. The view from their terrace restaurant is lovely and worth the trip up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a good time and I thought it was worth the price! It is a stout walk, but just the views make it worth the effort, even without the tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Reichsburg Cochem is overlooking the city on the hilltop. The burg is very well restored and filled with original furniture and collectors items out of its history. There are several guided tours in different languages. Beware that there is a slope climb to reach the burg and you need a good condition to climb it, but there is an alternative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

If you are staying in Cochem or just visiting, a trip to the Reichsburg is truly a must, the first time my wife and I decided to take a look at the castle we elected to walk to the top. A fair climb to be honest, but well worth the effort. The second time we decided to take the bus... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very nice castle but the walk on the way up was dirty With trash strewn about. It is beautiful at the top. Could be more of an effort at the top with authenticity. Pop machine and other advertisements take away from ambience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The castle has all the objects, furniture its owner had collected. The visit is done with a guide in a small group so you get time to see everything up close, ask questions and not feel rushed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This castle takes a bit of effort to get to, but is definitely worth it when you get there! There is a shuttle bus to the foot of the castle from the Cochem bus station near the tourist office, about 6-=euros return. The shuttle bus drops you off at the foot of the castle, there is then a rather steep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is by far the most interesting thing to see and do in Cochem. Not that Cochem isn't a beautiful little town; it is. We visited as part of a group from a river cruise, so we got an English speaking guide, who was helpful, informative and amusing. I am sure that most of the guides speak English to some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

A trip back in history, go and see it! We attended during BurgFest with a whole host of activities from falconry to medieval music to castle tours to mead tasting to trying the stocks for size ...... a good morning excursion. If you are in the area, a visit is a must.

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Address: Schlossstrasse 36, 56812 Cochem, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 26 71 - 2 55
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Cochem

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