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Address: Oberwesel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Take a picnic!

We took a lunch picnic up on the wall, and went back one night for an incredible view of the sunset and the Rhine. If you are traveling through the area by train it is a nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
San Marcos, Texas
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San Marcos, Texas
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a lunch picnic up on the wall, and went back one night for an incredible view of the sunset and the Rhine. If you are traveling through the area by train it is a nice place to stop and stretch your feet. We will definitely remember this place on our next euro trip.

Thank Ditzyleopard
Birmingham, AL
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275 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Our last full day in Oberwesel we decided to walk from the castle around the city. We walked the entire length of the wall. would love to have seen the city when the wall was still completely intact.

Thank VinoBambinos
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

These were fun, but most of it is unavailable to explore. Worth going though but it doesn't take that long to see it.

Thank dutchamericanfamily5
Pensacola, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Extremely cool walk through. With towers all over town, the city itself is a historical walk. The towers along the trail on the western side of the city are really cool.

2 Thank rsg1050
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We spent a couple of hours exploring this charming town on the Rhine and really enjoyed it. Walking around the fortifications was a good way to get different views of Oberwesel and imagine life in past times.

2 Thank r0amify0uwantt0
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Definitely worth a venture! We had a great time driving around, looking at the fortifications. We took a river boat cruise that was FABULOUS!!!!!! This is one of those towns that you go to, venture around, have a great time and you've conquered it, no need to venture back. It's comparable to other little historic towns, maybe a wee smaller.... More 

1 Thank JKADoran
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stopped in Oberwesel for a coffee but could not find anything open. Disappointing so we walked along the town fortifications back to our car. I love the way that the town has just built itself around the walls. In some places, houses abut against the walls and in other places, there is narrow roadway in between. Numerous tunnels feed... More 

1 Thank whosemother
Nauheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very unique fortifications, explore them, walk on them, discover a nice and very typical Rhine valley town.

1 Thank Always_0n_trip
Hornsea, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Whilst having a quiet evening walk, looking for somewhere to eat, we found this wall and walked along it. What secrets does it hold and the troubles it has stood through?

3 Thank paradad
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Very well preserved city fortification walls along the most scenic portion of the Rhine. We didn't do a tour, just climbed up and enjoyed during the late afternoon.

1 Thank GloriaCalcote

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