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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein)
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein)

Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) Tours and Activities

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Sitting opposite Koblenz on the banks of the Rhine, there has been a castle of some sort at Ehrenbreitstein since the early Middle Ages. Its current form dates from the early 19th century, when it was expanded into Europe’s largest fortress to protect the town on the outer reaches of the Prussian empire.

Today the castle has a more peaceful task: to house the Regional Museum of Koblenz, which is in the casemates and is dedicated to the wines of the region. It also houses an exhibition on Rhineland inventions and commercial successes (which include Audi cars) as well as a small collection of archaeological artifacts excavated from across the region.

A visitor trail through the complex encompasses canons, a multimedia show on the history of the fortress, and peerless view from the viewing platform of the flag tower; it provides the perfect vantage point overlooking Deutsches Eck (German Corner), the country’s premier memorial to reunification.

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Festung Ehrenbreitstein 1, Koblenz, Germany, 56077
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Koblenz Guided tour of the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Koblenz Guided tour of the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Discover one of the Rhine’s grandest fortresses—and enjoy a seamless way to explore—on this private tour of the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress. Pick from multiple daily tour times and meet your guide at the landmark, part of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get up close and personal with its highlights, learn all about its history, and enjoy panoramic views overlooking Koblenz below.
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Koblenz - Old Town with the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

Koblenz - Old Town with the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress

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This ancient city in Germany has a lot to tell about to its visitors. We first start our tour in discovering the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress which is located on the eastern bank of the Rhine at Koblenz. It is the northernmost point of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Upper Middle Rhine Valley”. Situated 118 high above the Rhine it is accessible by cab cars from the town. Also, discover the old town and many narrow and romantic streets and numerous small squares. Cover the famous and renowned places of the old town and take home the experience of a unique adventure.
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What are Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) hours of operation?
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Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) hours of operation: November to March 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; until 6 p.m. rest of the year. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 2 Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) costs USD 302.64. Guided Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) tours start around USD 302.64 per person. See all 2 Ehrenbreitstein Fortress (Festung Ehrenbreitstein) tickets and tours on Viator.
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