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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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Day Trip from Cologne

We were staying in Cologne and decided to do a Castle day trip by Train. Went to Burg Eltz before coming to Cochem in the afternoon. I know people would say Reichsburg isn't a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We were staying in Cologne and decided to do a Castle day trip by Train. Went to Burg Eltz before coming to Cochem in the afternoon. I know people would say Reichsburg isn't a real castle, but I enjoyed this more than Burg Eltz. More rooms were opened and the view from the castle to the Mosel River was beautiful.... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is a great couple of hours, the castle is is very good order and well presented. You can choose Tours around the castle in a number of languages.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Huge and impressing Castle overlooking the town of Cochem. Bustransfer from the town is possible. Resturant an souvenirshop. Guided tours through the Castle.

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The castle is gorgeous and our tour guide was awesome! The tour was in German, and we only speak English, but the tour guide gave us the highlights in English which was really great because she didn't have to. The castle is really neat and if staying in Cochem, you should definitely visit, but I have to recommend visiting Eltz... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

A spectacular medieval castle with a great story, incredible views, and memorable village. This is great for a family trip. My 11-year-old daughter loved the castle and the village. Very friendly and quite informative. The guide at the castle was superior. I'd recommend staying in Cochem versus Koblenz, and we took the train rather than the ferry out of Koblenz.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Lovely castle with great views of the valley. A bit of a climb but worth the effort. Has a restaurant and gift shop. Guided tour available.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great day trip for the family, small castle and ground but a must see, there is so much architecture to take in with all the history. Bonus if you make it when they are having their feast.

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Darwen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Had a great visit to this historic castle went on the tour which was in german but we were give paper version in English to follow the guide was amazing as also explained some key features to us English speakers which meant we felt included lots of interesting facts hopefully more of the castle will be opened to public in... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This place was great fun. You have the option of taking a tour with the family or going with a group. We went with a tour and had a tour of the castle and then did the medieval dinner which was a lot of fun. We toured seven rooms of the castle that were decorated really nice. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

A fine reconstructed castle overlooking the Mosel River. They also have a prey of bird show on most days on the castle grounds. Unfortunately, the tour is only in German, but they do provide handouts in other languages so you partially follow what the guide is talking about. The fee is modest and you get to see a well furnished... More 

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