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Worth the Effort to Climb the Hill

Castle overlooks the Moselle River just like the castles that overlook the Rhine River. Steep... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Metairie, Louisiana
Nice side trip

This is a nice little tour of the Reichsburg, run by the city of Cochem. As a family of 4 we took... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
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This medieval castle towers over the village of Cochem.
Cochem | Mosel Valley, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

While visiting Cochem, it is a must to go uphill to tour and enter the Reichsburg Castle. There is shuttle bus service from town to the castle for the charge of Euro 4 per person. The medieval castle is nice by itself and there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Castle overlooks the Moselle River just like the castles that overlook the Rhine River. Steep climb to the top since the courtesy bus did not start till May. Make sure you time your visit accordingly if you want the tour in English. Tour lasted approximately...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little tour of the Reichsburg, run by the city of Cochem. As a family of 4 we took the shuttle up as it was HOT and we had biked all morning. They have tours in German and 2 in English that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The castle is definitely worth the trip. There are shuttle busses that go from the town at a cost of 4 euros. We are here in peak season so best to ask your hotel if the service is running at other times. The walk up...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

A great restored castle of one of the 7 former German Kurfursten in a lovely scenic setting just above the town of Cochem and the River Mosel. Sorry that opening hours during winter are very limited.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Nice to see but if you are not german speaking make sure you take the english tour. The translation paper you can get is informative but you read each section in 2 minutes, but the giude talks for 10-15 in each room. We missed a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 27 February 2009

The Schloss Reichsburg towers majestically above the medieval town of Cochem on the Moselle River. The town is quite attractive but parking is difficult. Don't do what we did and follow the "zum burg" signs. There is almost no parking near the castle so we...More

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