We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,150)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cable car”(154 reviews)
“audio guide”(16 reviews)
“large area”(6 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Festung Ehrenbreitstein 1, 56077 Koblenz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 261 66754000
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
from USD 37.71
More Info
from USD 287.72
More Info
Reviews (1,212)
Filter reviews
455 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cable car audio guide large area the river youth hostel deutsches eck fantastic views well worth the visit gondola ride combined ticket middle rhine combi ticket viewing platform visit koblenz interesting history worth the trip german corner
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 455 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took a trip up the cable car to visit the fortress whilst we were docked in Koblenz on our Xmas river cruise. It was interesting wandering around in the different areas of the fortress and seeing various aspects of life through the ages. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tollee
Reviewed 10 December 2018

If we had to go again, we would skip the tour and only visit the higher ground places to take pictures of the panoramic scenes. You can still do the Aussichtplattform Festungspark (observation platform) for free... perhaps, had there been a tour guide of some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PyroSmurf
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

It’s an old fortress on the Rhine. There are many small rooms and nooks. There are pamphlets to assist on a self guided tour. Offers great views of the town and river. Beautiful to witness the sunset from the high ground. German is the only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travis C
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Taking the cable car - or parking at the top, a visitor information stand, shop, and entry payment can be found. Taking the cable car - a bi-ticket can be bought. You enter into the fort, and are welcomed by the sounds of troops marching,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Morser221
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I was underwhelmed. If I had to do it again, I would have skipped the entrance to the fortress and just taken pictures of the outside. You can still do the Aussichtplattform Festungspark (observation platform) for free and the kids' playground nearby is free as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MariWolfe929
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

the fortress entry system was to be honest, a bit modern. by that i mean lots of flags, lots of glass and pay per use toilets. not fortress like. more hunt for the way in... The Fortress was Solid, and great to see, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thorsbror
Reviewed 27 October 2018

A must do if you're visiting Koblenz. Amazing view over the Rhein. Big, beautiful gardens and very intresting old fortress

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johannesrathke
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Went when there was some sort of historical re enactment going on, lots of really interesting people up there camping out in the fields, take a look at the pictures.... Allow an hour at least to look around anything less even for speed tourism is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MrChumlyWarner
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This place is big and can take a better part of the day to wander around. It has exhibits and talks about the surrounding areas, but does NOT give medieval tour. It has a some rooms and lots of areas to look at but most...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank El1Lobo
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The fortress has never been attacked in wars but well worth a visit when you are in Koblenz. You can reach it via the cable car from the city (combination tickets for tram and entrance!) the fortress itself is very interesting and you have the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Endeavour13
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 nearby hotels
Hotel-Restaurant Sessellift
24 reviews
.63 km away
Hotel Haus Morjan
150 reviews
1.10 km away
Diehls Hotel
359 reviews
1.11 km away
Hotel Kornpforte
18 reviews
1.48 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 289 nearby restaurants
Gerhards Genussgesellschaft
234 reviews
.97 km away
Winninger Weinstuben
113 reviews
1.05 km away
Restaurant Augusta
157 reviews
1.16 km away
An Nam Restaurant
45 reviews
1.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 126 nearby attractions
Cablecar Koblenz
1,159 reviews
1.08 km away
152 reviews
1.40 km away
Deutsches Eck (German Corner)
1,794 reviews
.83 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Dale Gene H
9 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
The fortress is open from 9am - 7pm. You can get a combined Cable Car and fortress ticket at the Deutsches Eck which costs 13.80 euros for an adult, 6.20 euros for a child and 12.50 euros for a concession.
30 June 2018|
Response from Ernst Ludwig V |
Yes, it´s only closed on christmas eve and new years eve!
Google Translation
23 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from SarahG57 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - bought it at the cable car ticket office near the German corner. Entry to the fortress and the cable car.