Koblenz is a city in Central Germany where the Rhine and Moselle River converge. It is known as the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage “Oberes Mittelrheintal” (Upper Middle Rhine Valley).
Mesmerized by its fairy tale like scenery, the Rhine Valley left us intrigue by its unseen beauty which made us come back to discover more. This time we chose Koblenz as our base point to explore both Rhine and Moselle Rivers. As mentioned in my previous article, the Rhine Valley is where you will find the great concentration of German castles.
After we got settled in our hotel, Derick and I wasted no time and immediately went to see the best of Koblenz. The city is a mixture of both old and new. On the river banks you can see traditional wooden houses, old churches and some medieval buildings. Those are some of the interesting sights you will see as you leisurely stroll along the promenade of the two rivers.
Below are some of my snaps that will give you a glimpse of the ancient city of Koblenz.
The corner where the Rhine and Moselle Rivers converge
The Ehrenbreitstein Fortress connected with the Koblenz Seilbahn
Birds eye view of Koblenz as seen from the lookout at the Ehrenbreitstein
Koblenz Electoral PalaceLudwig Museum
Basilika Sankt Kastor
Koblenz may not be as famous as the other cities in Germany but for me it is one of the most romantic place we’ve ever been. Personally, I love the fact that it is not so touristy yet you’ll have lots of things to do and enjoy while having a relaxing vacation.